Our Sponsor Sideshow Send us News
Lord of the Rings Tolkien
Search Tolkien
Lord of The RingsTheOneRing.net - Forged By And For Fans Of JRR Tolkien
Lord of The Rings Serving Middle-Earth Since The First Age

Lord of the Rings Movie News - J.R.R. Tolkien

  Main Index   Search Posts   Who's Online   Log in
The One Ring Forums: Tolkien Topics: Movie Discussion: The Hobbit: Was wondering about this ...: Edit Log



DiveTwin
Rohan


Mar 1 2010, 4:38pm


Views: 26928
Was wondering about this ...

Was wondering about this recently myself, although with the success of Avatar I'm sure everyone has.

It also occurred to me the aftermarket might also play a heavy role here. The post-screening DVD sales so many studios count on to significantly add revenue and profits to their bottom line has been in a steep decline. It is certainly playing a role with the demise of MGM and what the sale price for that property should be. I think most studios are now forced to consider new ways to recoup their investments.

Theaters are concerned about the competition home DVD viewing brings to the table, especially in bad economies. Even in good economies the large acceptance of HD television, easy availability of Blu-Ray / DVD's and the cost savings have fostered concerns their audience might prefer to stay home. 3-D offers a new way to differentiate themselves and offer a new experience they hope will propel people off the couch and back into the theaters.

Factor in a justification to charge a higher ticket price along with the success of Avatar ... and I would say this is being considered very, very strongly now. Maybe almost a lock.

"Do not come between the Nazgul and his prey"

(This post was edited by DiveTwin on Mar 1 2010, 4:40pm)


Edit Log:
Post edited by DiveTwin (Rohan) on Mar 1 2010, 4:39pm
Post edited by DiveTwin (Rohan) on Mar 1 2010, 4:40pm


Search for (options) Powered by Gossamer Forum v.1.2.3

home | advertising | contact us | back to top | search news | join list | Content Rating

This site is maintained and updated by fans of The Lord of the Rings, and is in no way affiliated with Tolkien Enterprises or the Tolkien Estate. We in no way claim the artwork displayed to be our own. Copyrights and trademarks for the books, films, articles, and other promotional materials are held by their respective owners and their use is allowed under the fair use clause of the Copyright Law. Design and original photography however are copyright © 1999-2012 TheOneRing.net. Binary hosting provided by Nexcess.net

Do not follow this link, or your host will be blocked from this site. This is a spider trap.