People are getting tired of seeing TV shows remade, or movies from the 1950s, and comic books, and sequels. People say, well, it can't be the films; it's the video games, it's the 900 channels, it's this and that. All those things are a factor, but I think the biggest factor is that films aren't connecting with the audience. I mean, look. March of the Penguins. ... People went to see that film because there was nothing else to see. If there were good movies in the theater, they're not going to see a documentary about penguins.
Thursday, December 01, 2005
Spike Lee speaks
Interview on Slate.com with the filmmaker. An excerpt:
Posted by Jon W. Sparks at 5:23 PM