Word of Mouth - Segment
Thu March 22, 2012
Hollywood, Hunger Games, and How Small Screens Survive
Hollywood is dominated at the moment by the upcoming release of The Hunger Games, the first film adaptation of a phenomenally successful series of young adult novels set in a dystopian, divided America, where teenagers from different regions are pitted against each other for survival.
The film's opening is shaping up to be the biggest movie event of the year, which got us wondering how smaller theaters figure in an industry that relies on big sales and bigger hype. Garen Daly, WoM's go-to film consultant, fills us in.