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If he goes to the dark side he has to use his Joker voice.
Damn, that sounds not at all like what I expected and it sounds great...an action/art film?  God yes.
Douglas is a producer...he is too savvy to be a slave to idiosyncrasies, even if he likes them.  He stayed on because he committed to the film.  He's old school.
Um, this looks...interesting?   Definitely visually better than anything he's done.  Is Smith turning into a good filmmaker?  
Ah, the ol' "scheduling conflicts"...LOL.
Also to understand why this is so important you have to understand the psychology of the studios...they spend so much money on marketing (which inflates the overall budget) because they need the movie to open big because it not only indicates what the film will eventually end up raking in (because they refuse to let movies grow organically through word of mouth, because they're making shit movies anyway and they know it), it also gives everyone the perception that the...
Remember, this is a trend...box office will recover next year (or will it?), but it will continue to slide into lower grosses over time considering the signs. People are simply going to the movies less and less and watching more and more on their TVs and tablets...this is not going to change and will only grow. Studios cannot keep doing what they're doing and survive...especially with the HUGE amounts they spend on each movie now.  You can't have a bench full of Lebrons,...
Things are definitely shifting, but these small cracks in box office will simply grow bigger and bigger over time.  At some point this is going to start happening overseas, it's inevitable that they too will start staying home... and since Hollywood takes a smaller percentage of overseas grosses, they're not going to have anywhere to turn.  You can't keep cannibalizing your own catalogue with reboots, sequels, etc. without consequence.  At some point you have evolve or...
 I've already spoken about this, it's not just this movie, it's the entire summer in general...  
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