Quote of the Day: Variety EIC Wonders if You Can Spare a Dime

Mind you, I am sure most of [the currently depressing slate of films to come, including Valkyrie and The Road] are distinguished films that will attract critical acclaim, but is it what the public wants (or needs) to see? Wouldn’t they prefer to see Miley Cyrus in a remake of The Wizard of Oz? Or how about Tiny Fey and Amy Poeller in a Hope & Crosby-type road movie—perhaps The Road to Alaska?

—Peter Bart, on what movies the general public should be able to choose from during the current U.S. economic crisis.

Posted on September 17, 2008 at 06:00 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink
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