Category Archives: Why’d it bomb?
More often than not, when animated TV shows try to make the jump to the big screen they fall flat on their faces. Kevthewriter thinks he knows why audiences ignore movies like last year’s My Little Pony: The Movie.
Kevthewriter ponders the enduring legacy of two movies in le cinema de Sandler.
Kevthewriter wonders why audiences danced to the first Happy Feet but sat out the sequel.
Kevthewriter wonders why no one wanted a second dip in the Hot Tub Time Machine.
Kevthewriter questions the box office appeal of Madea’s holiday movies.
Kevthewriter wonders why the 2013 remake of Carrie bombed.
Kevthewriter wants to know why Disney’s The Haunted Mansion couldn’t duplicate the success of Pirates of the Caribbean.
Kevthewriter wonders why Warren Beatty’s Rules Don’t Apply bombed.
Kevthewriter wonders why the new Power Rangers fizzed out.
Kevthewriter looks at two Guy Ritchie movies and asks who one was a hit while the other wasn’t.
Kevthewriter wonders why the live-action movie based on Dr. Seuss’ most popular character bombed at the box office.
Kevthewriter examines the fates of two similarly themed summer comedies. Why did one hit and the other bomb?
This movie was basically the beginning of the end for Rob Schneider. The former Not-Ready-For-Prime-Time-Player has never been beloved by critics…or audiences…or anybody except maybe his friends and family. But Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo was a huge hit, making $92 million on a $17 million dollar budget! His next two films, The Animal and The Hot Chick, however, weren’t quite as successful. So, in a last-ditch attempt to save his career, Schneider made a sequel to Deuce Bigalow and it bombed at the box office and got terrible reviews. But why didn’t the gigolo’s second attempt go down smoothly?