- Your Voice
The summer movie season is upon us, and with it comes all of the anticipated hoopla of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters. Most film producers save their best efforts for the months when sitting in a cool movie theater sounds the most appealing, making it the best time of year for movie fanatics. But for every box office success, there are a few films that fail to hit home with viewers and critics alike. The following are a few of the films most likely to leave the audience regretting their $12 and two hour investment.
The credits have rolled, the lights have flipped on, and everyone is either sick of popcorn or desperately needing to use the facilities. It is time to return to the real world, as the summer 2013 movie season has come to an end. The most cinematic time of year brought its fair share of triumphs and embarrassments, but on the whole, domestic box office revenue of over $4 billion suggests that the summer was a success for movie producers. Hidden within the cluster of statistics, trends, and reviews are telling patterns that reveal much about our movie culture. The following are a few of the many lessons we learned from summer movies of 2013.
Can life arise from simple rock?
July 27, 2005 - Clif Extract sits alone in the wrestling room of Sunnyside High School, back to the wall, holding in place the mat that protects the school's warriors. The thermostat above his head in the empty South Tucson wrestling cathedral holds steady at a balmy 99 degrees.