Thursday, January 19, 2006

I see that "Brokeback Mountain" got the top award at the Golden Globe award ceremony (funny, "golden globes" sounds like what a tawny-skinned woman would have under her shirt). I guess it's very artistic and sensitive and all that, but it's still not doing well at the box office.

I guess not all that many people want to watch a movie about two guys who ditch their wives and children so that they can push in each others' stools.


Rob M. said...

I don't have any desire to go watch a gay cowboy movie so they won't be getting my cash, but I'm not sure that it is true that its not doing well.

I have heard several times that it has been doing very well "revenue per screen" which is a much more accurate metric. I very much doubt it will beat Star Wars or Harry Potter, but it doesn't look like its bombing.

Snake Eater said...

I'm not at all familiar with the metrics used to gauge a film's performance--I just looked up gross revenues and attendance.

You seem to know what you're talking about, though, so I'll accept your assessment. For the record, I didn't mean to intimate that it was bombing, just that it wasn't posting spectacular numbers, no matter how smitten Hollywood is with it.

Thanks for the imput.