IFC’s TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT will open in Philadelphai at the Ritz at the Bourse January 23rd. Marion Cotillard nominated for Best Actress in the film!
‘Two Days, One Night’ in
the company of Sandra,
AIR WITH PRIDE.”
–Dave Calhoun, Time Out
Whitney Movie on Lifetime Quick Review
FIFTY SHADES OF GREY TRAILER
Personally, I still maintain, what made the book(s) a guilty pleasure can't be captured in a movie, it's just not the type of story that will translate well on screen. That being said, I'll still be the first one there come Valentine's Day 2015!Here's Tinsel & Tine's Review of the Books -My Two Cents on Fifty Shades of Grey (Book / Movie)
Timely Pop Culture Take-Aways and Digi Trend Forecasts
Lauren DeLisa's Wrap Up/Look Ahead: Trends That Will Impact in under 2 minutes!
AFRICAN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL RELEASING
25 TO LIFE chronicles the story of William Brawner, a young man who kept his HIV positive status a secret for over twenty-five years. Now, William seeks redemption from his promiscuous past as he embarks on a new phase of life with his wife who is HIV Negative. We journey with William and his family as he struggles to carve out an open and honest future. 25 TO LIFE is supported by Sundance Institute, Cinereach, The GoodPitch, IFP, Firelight Media Lab, and Tribeca All Access and is the 2014 American Black Film Festival Grand Prize Jury winner. "25 to Life" Opens December 1, 2014 - World AIDS Day
TT Highlights : GET ON UP
I know biopics often get a bad name, they can be cliched and predictable or the reverse, so creatively told that you lose the gist of the story and the heart of the intended subject. I tend to like them good or bad, from offerings like The Runaways (Cherie Currie & Joan Jett) which didn't quite hit the mark, to Ray (Ray Charles) and Walk The Line (Johnny Cash) that rightfully became critically acclaimed films. I'm just fascinated with the whole rise and fall aspect of telling life stories READ POST
What Did You Think Of: BELLE
#Belle is a beautifully shot film (on the Isle of Mann), the writing gives us many poignant thoughts and thought provoking dialogue. The romantic chemistry between Dido Belle and Mr. Davinier (Sam Reid) is what all us hopeless romantics look for in a movie. And Gugu Mbatha-Raw acts with such expression in her eyes, she's simply lovely (despite her unappealing name). I adore this movie! I also got such a delight every time someone referred to Dido as Miss Lindsay, as that's my last name, of course it makes me wonder, could I be a long, long lost relation?...READ MORE
YOU SHOULD STREAM: Divergent
Those that could fit in anywhere are called Divergents, they are considered dangerous because they can't be controlled and molded into one way of thinking. Those that don't fit in anywhere are called Faction-less and they live a miserable, homeless existence, but nobody's much worried about them. I'm thinking, if you choose a faction based on your own free will, wouldn't that automatically make you a Divergent?...READ MORE
What did you think of: I Origins
The movie theorizes that eyes are like snowflakes, no two are the same. So if you were to find a match in the eye scanning database (which actually exists) of someone who's already dead, then it begs the question, would that be a glitch in the system? Or has that person returned for a second life, seeing things anew through their old eyes?READ MORE
Did You See: Boyhood
How I wish I could have filmed the last 12-15 years of my life, because I swear it often feels like I've done nothing, barely enjoyed myself, have made no progress, can't think of a single anecdote to tell and the small significant moments of in-significances, just don't seem to be stored in my brain. But if I could look back at even one day of each year, I'm sure I would be so much happier with who I am, what I've experienced and how far I've come...READ POST
Recent post: The Trip to Italy
Absolutely nothing! But somehow the juxtaposition of so much pop-culture fodder, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon's semi-autobiographical characters set against travel porn, makes The Trip to Italy a randomly amusing and thoroughly breathtaking flick.READ MORE
What Did You Think Of: THE FAULT IN OUR STARS
I'm sure every decade has a movie that you love because you're balling your eyes out; however, I truly think Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort in #TFIOS could be what Ali McGraw and Ryan O'Neal were to Love Story for audiences in 1970.READ MORE
Philly Event Coverage: Cake Competition Recap
If you read this blog frequently, you know I mention cake quite a lot. I'm a self-confessed cake-aholic, but I'm also a cake snob. I don't want just anything with icing on it, and in fact, it is crucial that the icing not be too sweet, too thick and preferably only on top. It's difficult to put into words what constitutes good cake, it's like describing a sunset or an orgasm, you just know it when you're in the moment of it...READ MORE
Think Like A Man Too Philly Interview: Meagan Good & Michael Ealy
Got a chance to not only be among the media photogs at the "Think Like A Man Too" red carpet, but I also got to interview Meagan Good and Michael Ealy SEE POST
Zach Braff's: Wish I Was Here
When a filmmaker is prolific, like a Steven Soderbergh before his "retirement", we tend to allow each movie to stand on its own merit; but when the filmmaker does one movie and then waits 10 years to do another, it's impossible not to compare it to the first offering. Thus, I suppose Wish I Was Here was going to have to be truly, truly brilliant to keep people from saying - it's no Garden State. T &T's LAMB Score: 3 outta 5 READ FULL POST
Cozy Quilt of Food Movies, we'll add more patches as T &T discovers more films where food plays the biggest "roll"
Interview with American Sniper Actor: BEN REED
REED: The set is like a well-oiled machine. His crew is made up of people he's worked with for the last 20-30 years, so it's very calm and quiet, people talking in whispered voices. Eastwood is precise in what he wants. He knows how he's going to edit every scene so he gets the shots he needs and that's it. Sharp as a tack! READ INTERVIEW
TINSEL & TINE'S RADIO DEBUT (Thurs 1/15/15) - I turned the tables on the Black Tribbles interviewing them about their black nerdness and 2015 Upcoming Sci-Fi flicks LISTEN TO PODCAST
Weekly Recap of EMPIRE
Fox's new show Empire has really taken off! I love that it's a campy, music driven, outrageous black soap opera, if you haven't seen it yet, get caught up on the highlights with Tinsel &Tine READ RECAPS
HIGHLIGHTING: FILM - FOOD - EVENTS
Welcome to Tinsel & Tine - Philly based blog with a main course of film and movie promotion through written and visual collage, interviews, giveaways, social media and film festival coverage. We're also a generous dollop of culinary event coverage, dining & food discoveries and miscellaneous happenings in Philadelphia. You can SUBSCRIBE below to receive posts via feedburner. Le Anne Lindsay, Editor firstname.lastname@example.org
Oscar Nominations have been announced "SELMA" is nominated for best picture, but NOT Ava DuVernay (director) or David Oyelowo (Best Actor) - this is a travesty! There's nothing special about the direction of either Morten Tyldum's "The Imitation Game" or Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher". And nothing noteworthy about Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing. I do think it was important to tell Turing's story, but Cumberbatch just did an adequate job, nothing like Oyelowo embodying Dr. King in every way! So I filled out my Oscar Ballot with who I feel will win, not who I want to win, in most categories. Let's see how close I get. You can fill out a ballot too and on Oscar night & compare wins with your facebook friends SEE MY PICKS
Because John du Pont was born in Philadelphia, attended The University of Pennsylvania, had funded a wrestling program at Villanova University, and Foxcatcher Farms was located only a stone's throw away in Delaware County, this news story was pretty big here in Philly back in 1996; yet I have to admit, I couldn't remember a single detail going in to see the movie Foxcatcher.READ POST
The courageous Tris is ready to get in on the action in this year’s must-see film, THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT. We now have an inside look at her major transformation in a BRAND NEW FEATURETTE. The story of Tris and Four continues as they race against time in order to protect the future of their world from the Erudite elite.
I saw Chris Hemsworth in Michael Mann's "BlackHat", but the convuluted and uninteresting plot's already left my brain. Here's a pointed @cutprintfilm review READ REVIEW
Philly is #3 on New York Times List of Places to Go in 2015
A series of projects has transformed Philadelphia into a hive of outdoor urban activity. READ ARTICLE
Catch Up with Fernando J. Scarpa
Pay attention now, because when he becomes the next Ryan Murphy or J.J. Abrams you'll be able to say I saw him coming! READ POST
T&T's Best and Worst films of 2014
This year I felt my Golden Globes nominations post would suffice as an end of the year wrap up, and then Half Popped asked their reviewers to participate in an online awards by submitting our votes for movies of 2014 in various categories. HERES MY CHOICES
Philly Food Critic: Craig Laban's Year End Restaurant Roundup in Bells!
Have you had a chance to check out Craig Laban's 2014 Restaurant Round Up (in Bells) on PHILLY.com? This adds so many more dining experiences to my Wish List! Congrats - HIGH STREET ON MARKET 308 Market St. for being named Philly's Best New Restaurant of 2014.
PIFF meets PTW in 2015
Which is why the 8th Annual Philadelphia Independent Film Festival joining Philly Tech Week 2015 makes perfect sense! I got a chance to talk to PIFF founder, Benjamin Barnett now that the festival has officially been moved from June to April 17-25, 2015. There was much excitement in Ben's voice as we discussed this highly anticipated blending of art and technology.READ MORE
Into The Woods
Chris Evangelista at CutPrintFilm has written a very good review. I don't agree with his criticism of Johnny Depp as the Big Bad Wolf, or the lukewarm praise for Meryl Streep; but he's spot on when it comes to the Prince Charming duet between Chris Pine and Billy Magnussen,.. READ POST
Annie Movie Musical 2014
This Annie remake has been in the works for a while. We all knew Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith had gotten the rights to update the Charles Strouse musical for a new movie. At one point their daughter Willow was supposed to play the title role. Then we learned Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter was also producing, so I don't think there was any doubt that this version of Annie was being looked at as "The Black Annie", right? Like "The Wiz" or "The Preachers Wife" READ POST
Tinsel & Tine got an offer to review two nutritious, delicious, free from artificial preservative products at the same time. Products which just so happened to compliment each other, so I decided to do a combo post. READ POST
A Quick Look at 10 Golden Globe Nominated Films
Congratulations to "Selma" for all the Golden Globe Nominations! Best Actor: David Oyelowo, Best Director: Ava Duvernay, Best Original Song: "Glory" and most importantly - Best Motion Picture Drama! READ POST
The Theory of Everything
My first thought, well not first, but second or third thought after seeing The Theory of Everything was - how could someone all crippled up with ALS, who can't even feed himself, have a better sex life than me!?! READ POST
Chris Rock has convinced me he's a filmmaker! READ POST
This week Empire was directed by Sanaa Hamri and gave us three guest appearances: Gladys Knight sung at Bunkie's funeral in Philade...
PINTEREST Wine & Beer Yay's & Nay's
Be sure to follow Tinsel & Tine's Pinterst page as I sip my way through vintages, grapes, taps and brews To the Pins
Most of the movie is told in real time, but there's such a richness to the weave that fills us in on who these people may or may not be, as seen through the eyes of Amy's diary, Nick's close relationship with his twin sister, Margot (Carrie Coon) and by the police, headed up by Detective Rhonda Boney (Kim Dickens) which is a great character.READ MORE
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The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies
The Hobbit:The Battle of the Five Armies opened today 12/17. I can only manage one movie post this week and I'm working on #Annie, so I'd like to share CutPrintFilms.com review of the final @thehobbitmovie installment with Tinsel & Tine's commentary in the comments section READ POST
The Hunger Games:MockingJay Part 1
...And yes, the social commentary of allowing a dictatorship government to get a hold on things to the point they can demand sacrifices, is a worthwhile examination; but there's always an element to this story that seems to be missing for me to really feel engaged READ MORE
ROUND UP FROM - #PFF23 Part 1 & 2
RECAP OF THE FEST - Part 1 & 2 Mini Reviews, Director Q&A's (videos & audio), spotlight on attendees, social media embeds posted during the Philadelphia Film Festival, produced by The Philadelphia Film Society (Oct 16 -23)
Half Popped Reviews
EXODUS: GODS & KINGS
It's was impossible for me to watch Ridley Scott's latest efforts to join the big budget Bible bandwagon - Exodus: Gods and Kings, without comparing it to The Ten Commandments and I'm certain I'm not alone. There's just something so magical and moving about this 1956 telling of the life of Moses, beginning with his adoption by the Pharaoh's daughter out of a basket found in the reeds, to his snake shifting staff, to delivering the stone tablets...READ POST
Though Horrible Bosses 2 is rarely laugh-out-loud funny—it is occasionally smirking-to-oneself funny—every plot machination is in the service of a joke. If half of these jokes stuck, we’d be looking at an impressive gag-minute ratio...READ POST by Blog Contrib Mikhail Revlock
Eat Your Way Thru The Philly Christmas Village
This year, actually I was touring through the Christmas Village invited as press, along with a number of other writers and bloggers...READ POST
BEYOND THE LIGHTS
Minnie Driver is absolutely superb as Noni’s grim stage mother. Always a likable screen presence, Driver doesn’t shrink from conveying all of her character’s meanness and mendacity while at the same time hinting at the complex motives that drive her... READ MORE by blog contrib Terri Heard
Community Event : WesGold Fellows Founders' Reception
Thursday, October 23, 2014 marked the 3rd Annual Founders' Reception, held at the Philadelphia Business & Technology Center, Penthouse. Catered by Mia and Me. Hosted by NBC 10's Brittney Shipp. The evening is both a fundraiser and a celebration of the West Philadelphia Financial Services Institution's WesGold Fellows Internship (WGF), an 8 week program which brings Philadelphia inner city high school students into the world of business, finance, real estate development, networking and effective communication. READ POST
Philly is part of Couch Fest Shorts Festival
Upon learning about it, I contacted the host for Couch Fest Philadelphia, Nicole Ayers of Madlab Entertainment for an interview CHECK IT OUT!
Bahama Breeze Rumtoberfest
This is my 3rd Blogger's Event invitation to Bahama Breeze to celebrate new menu items and specialty cocktails. As a nod to autumn and Oktoberfest, Bahama Breeze introduced RUMTOMBERFEST! READ POST
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Date: Monday, October 20, 2014 Place: Ritz 5 ( 214 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106) Time: 7:30pm ENTER TO BE SENT THE CODE
Men, Women & Children
Blog Contrib: Monique - I've experienced the frustration of an overprotective parent. It does more harm than good. Like Brandy, I was a well behaved teenager, so all my mother's mistrust of me was annoying and hurtful. Besides, even in the virtual world, sometimes you have to be allowed to make your own mistakes. READ POST
FIND US ON PHILLYNIGHTOUT.com
Tinsel & Tine is now being featured under "Hot Topics" as RSS feed on Philly Night Out! Philly's go to for - • Dining Specials • Bar Specials • Entertainment • Live Music • PA Nightlife etc...Check it Out
Interview with Dear White People director Justin Simien
“It’s important that people come out to see this film,” Simien says with a laugh. “Not just because I made it, and I want it to do well but because I miss this genre". READ POSTby Blog Contrib Mikhail Revlock
Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival Nov 12 - 22, 2014
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Chaos upon chaos could get tedious if it weren't for the fact that you become invested in this family unit very quickly. Their camaraderie is infectious. Sure there's bickering, frustrations, guilt and annoying little brother jabs, but when the chips are truly down, the Cooper family pulls together each one sharing in the other's misfortune and eventually finding the silver lining, Disney style, and it works! READ FULL POST
DVD GIVEAWAY - "I AM ALI"
The Muhammad Ali documentary that show The Legend out of the rings I AM ALI is now out on DVD & Blu Ray - Tinsel & Tine has 3 DVD's to give away! ENTER TO WIN
BIG HERO 6
Disney's latest offering Big Hero 6 is loosely based on a Japanese-style comic strip. It features Hiro (voice of Ryan Potter), a 13 year-old genius who's already eligible for college, but thinks that's a waste of time, when he's already making big bank entering robot battle competitions with a seemingly innocuous floppy looking bot, which completely destroys the competition. Talk about a ringer! READ MORE
Fashion Event: Fashion Under the Shambles RECAP
Now on to the FASHION pics!!! (Be sure to use the full screen icon on all the slideshows and play the track) Please Note: This is just a sampling of Fashions presented during the evening, I didn't shoot every model from every show, or even every boutique, not to slight anyone, it's just the post would be too cumbersome.READ POST
Fashion & Food: Tulip Clothing / Diner en Blanc
1st time attending Pop Up Gala Diner en Blanc READ POST for Recap and Interview with Dress Designer Amber Cuff
If you follow me at all, you know that I just think Robert Downey, Jr. is an adorable, charming, intelligent, funny, irreverent, satirical, sexy, talented, reformed screw up, who's a bit full of himself, all which adds to the package.I can't say I've seen every single one of his movies, but I do adore him. Yet, I can assure you my assessment of his latest movie, The Judge, has not been biased by my long standing crush.READ MORE
This is Where I Leave You
Are you closer to your siblings now that everyone's an adult, or was the bond tighter as children? I have three sisters and a brother, and up until recently, when one of my sisters and I decided to move in together to share expenses, our relationships mainly consisted of holiday and birthday gatherings of G rated catch ups on life. Nothing too dramatic, nothing too revealing and God, it's been ages since any of us has brought anyone home to meet the family. A movie about our sibling dynamics would not be very interesting, on the surface...READ MORE
Hector and the Search for Happiniess
"We all want a-pe-nis" (trying to pronounce happiness) says the French woman in the film. Yes, there are times a penis makes both men and women very happy, but what is "Happiness" really? Such is the quest of Hector (Simon Pegg) in Hector and the Search for Happiness. READ MORE
Debbie Allen Does Philly
Debbie Allen graciously gave a free "Inside the Actors Studio" type visit to Philly at International House on July 2, 2014. Full of saucy humor and passion, Ms. Allen lectured on creativity, her life's journey, what it means to be an artist, her relationship with her sister Phylicia Rashād, the 18 years it took to get AMISTAD made and so much more... Click HERE to see video excerpt of her address to us lucky enough to attend this inspiring and insightful event.
The Ultimate Beer Lovers Happy Hour
Tinsel & Tine is taking part in the ULTIMATE BEER LOVER'S OKTOBERFEST BLOG TOUR, where blogs in different cities throughout the US will be giving away The Ultimate Beer Lover’s Happy Hour book and prize pack and sharing a recipe with our readers.ENTER TO WIN
Interview with Goose Island Food Pairing Expert
T&T: A popular sushi roll in Philadelphia is called the Philly Roll (fresh salmon and cream cheese), other than a Chinese beer like Tsingtao or Japanese like Sapporo, what do you recommend? HERE'S THE ANSWER
I became a Tom Hardy fan from his role in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, which wasn't a big role for him, but there was a sexy indolence about the way he played that character that caught my notice. My sister fell for him in This Means War, not the best spy rom/com, but I agree he's rather adorably charming in that flick. READ POST
Recent Post: Goose Island Beer Tasting
We got to sample a number of interesting complex beers from a flavor prospective, however, my favorite was The Sofie, named for the founder's granddaughter. This Belgian Style Saison, is thirst quenching and definitely for the beer drinker who enjoys more flavors, less hops, like I do. To make the Sofie... READ MORE
Glowing Review of Tinsel & Tine by The Bicycle-Chef
LeAnne started blogging for a class assignment a few years back. In her funny, irreverent style, she was challenged to think of a pithy blog name and she blurted out, Suck My Pretty Toes! For a year or two, she blogged under this moniker, writing about her favorite pastimes, eating and seeing movies. As her audience grew and her hobby became a bigger passion, she changed the name over to Tinsel and Tine Reel and Dine, to reflect her blog's mission. Tinsel being Hollywood, aka, Tinsel Town. And Tine for the tines of a fork. Making it a bit more clever, she rates her food and restaurant reviews on a scale of fork tines; none, one, two, three, four, as a restaurant or the meal deserves...READ MORE
Tinsel & Tine on Paper.li
Really love this platform, you feature your stuff and other people's stuff you follow, and it all configures like the front page of a newspaper. Click to see what I mean
Recent Post: SeaSalt Restaurant Review
Guest Bloggers: Russell & Kay Davis Wine Experts & Fashion Designer - Review Upscale Cape May Restaurant with tips on Wine pairings READ POST
Food in Film: The Hundred-Foot Journey
Far too many foodie movies have not yet been covered on Tinsel & Tine despite the fact they speak to my brand. I was about to miss another opportunity with The Hundred-Foot Journey, (Produced by Steven Spielberg & Oprah Winfrey) as I had conflicts with both screenings, but to the rescue, my foodie friend and fellow blogger Denine Gorniak - The Bicycle-Chef, who covered the Prince Music Theater screening, which included a post panel discussion with Philly Chefs - Marc Summer and Marc Vetri, and as you'll read, she did fabulous job! READ POST
T&T Highlights: Island of Lemurs:Madagascar
The film is short, less than 40 minutes long, just enough time to introduce us to the dangers threatening these animals and to learn more about their habitats. I thought my friend's 4 year-old son Nate would be mesmerized by these lemurs which are part monkey, part sloth, part koala bear, all cute, but he was bored 15 minutes in READ MORE
Philly Event Coverage: Vendy Awards Recap
See Best of the Philly Food Truck Photos & Winners click HERE
Interview: Writer/Director Fernando J. Scarpa (Doradus)
I got the opportunity to interview Fernando in the lobby of his Philadelphia hotel (The Alexander Inn) following the screening of his film; he was quite excited by the audience's reaction, as this was his first opportunity to watch the film with the public. I asked him to further explain the meaning behind "Doradus"; there's a lovely rendering in the film of a city reminiscent of Agra in India, created by the story board artist William Lippincott.READ MORE
Summer Event Coverage: Dog Days of Summer Hot Dog Cook-Off
Getting around to all 20 would have been ambitious, even eating half dogs, but I did taste a respectable 10, which I have given Tine Ratings - * Excellent - 4 Tines * Great - 3 Tines * Good - 2 Tines * Fair - 1 Tine * Poor - Tarnished, and placed in order of my least favorite to my most favorite. along with pictures of the actual 1st & 2nd place winning restaurants with their big checks! READ POST
Favorite Movie of the Summer: GUARDIANS of the GALAXY
When I saw the trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy months ago, I in no way added it to my must see list, it looked ridiculous, it put me in mind of Matt Groening's Futurama, which has never grabbed me. So, I skipped the first press screening. Then we got a second chance to see it, in K of P, where I work, so I decided why not - SO GLAD I SAW THIS MOVIE - it's a hoot! READ MORE
Film Fest: Philadelphia Independent Film Festival: Going Up
Writer/Director Todd Douglas Bailey personally wrote asking if I would attend the screening of his set in Philadelphia film Going Up a comedy/drama about a young husband and wife whose marriage falls apart over trivial things, that Mars vs Venus kinda stuff - like women tend to want the togetherness shared during dating to continue, where guys after having landed their bride, tend to want to get back to hanging with their friends and playing X-Box. This makes women less interested in intimacy, which gets men thinking marriage means no sex etc...READ POST
PAST EVENT: Book to Film Philly Event featuring "If I Stay" and "This is Where I Leave You"
Recent Post: T & T Contrib Interview w/ Creative Talent behind OCULUS
Mike Flanagan (writer, director): I love watching them (horror movies), is the biggest thing. I think that any kind of really intense, emotional response you’re going to have to a movie is really exciting and I don’t know if there’s an emotion that you can feel as acutely as the fear you feel from a really good horror movie. I love being scared!READ MORE
1tin·sel Pronunciation: \ˈtin(t)-səl something superficially attractive or glamorous but of little real worth.
“If thou tastest a crust of bread, thou tastest all the stars and all the heavens.” 1) Do they bring bread before the meal? 2) Is the bread good enough to be worth all the extra carb calories? 3) Is the bread warm? 4) Are you offered both room temperature butter and an olive oil dipping sauce? 5) Do they offer to bring you more bread!
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is about discovering what I find pleasing in screening & eating - in case you missed it, the name is a play on Tinseltown using the Tines of a Fork.
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Will there ever be a cap on movie prices?
Will we one day pay $20 a pop?
Why don't we pay on a scale?
A crap movie like everything Adam Sandler has ever done should cost about $4.50. Big action movies like"Lord of the Rings", "Iron Man," "Transformers" are worth $10. Woody Allen movie or something like "Silver Linings Playbook" $6-$7. A chick flick or light comedy $5.75 and most Indie Films $5.25.
You could even do it by seasons - all summer block busters from May to August - $10 Sept - November 15th $3.50 - $4 Back to $10 for Thanksgiving and Christmas etc...
Or you can do it by A Actors ($9 - $10), B Actors ($6 - $7) TV actors on the big screen ($3.50 - $4)
Surely I'm not the first person to realize this makes sense. Has it been voted on in the Motion Picture Industry and then vetoed? If so, why?
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