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From: Obveeus <Obveeus@aol.com>
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Subject: Re: The Cloverfield Paradox
Date: Mon, 5 Feb 2018 08:59:08 -0500
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On 2/5/2018 6:46 AM, trotsky wrote:
> On 2/5/18 5:23 AM, rachel wrote:
>> On Mon, 05 Feb 2018 05:03:50 -0600, trotsky wrote:
>>
>>> Doesn't sound too good:
>>>
>>> https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/feb/05/the-cloverfield-paradox
>> review
>>
>> It's being released direct to video rather than in cinemas first. You
>> expected better?
> 
> 
> You're confused.  Netflix produces their own movies now, and this is a 
> new paradigm in the release channels for movies.  Previously they 
> released "Bright" which was both well received and watched by a 
> gajillion people.  It's weird how few people seem to have a grasp about 
> how the business of movies is conducted.

When discussing how little people know about what is going on in the 
movie business, you should probably work harder not to demonstrate the 
problem.

Take some time to look into the making of THE CLOVERFIELD PARADOX and 
you will see that it is nothing like BRIGHT.  BRIGHT was made for 
Netflix by Netflix.  THE CLOVERFIELD PARADOX, on the other hand, was a 
Paramount film that has been lingering on shelves and limping along with 
production problems and cost overruns for years until finally being sold 
off to Netflix after the Paramount studio gave up on it.