Subject: Re: Oscar ratings crash - maybe the lowest of all time
On Tue, 6 Mar 2018 11:36:37 -0500, Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com> wrote:
>I think the main reason that ratings dropped are:
>1. ratings for everything are dropping.
>2. this year's lineup of nominated movies was lackluster. WONDER WOMAN
>didn't get nominated to pull in the popular film crowd. I know my
>desire to even watch went from low to zero when THE BIG SICK didn't get
>nominated for Best Picture. This year's winner, THE SHAPE OF WATER, was
>a box office champ by Oscar winner standards, but still took in under
>$60million at the box office and barely made the Top50 films in box
>office for last year.
THE SHAPE OF WATER wasn't geared at 14 year old boys, who line the box
office tills with all the super hero crap.
I heard DUNKIRK made the most of all BP nominees. Blood, guts, guns
and valor, yanno.