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Old November 23 2012, 08:05 AM   #30
Ian Keldon
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Re: Sony's credit rating cut to "junk"...Implications for Spider-Man?

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Splitting the box office is exactly WHY studios typically don't release big films at the same time by "gentlemens' agreement". Blockbuster-scale movies are too big of an investment to risk sending directly up against each other and not getting maximum box office in return.
Also during the summer, studios can get away with releasing a huge movie every single week. They can also release two different big movies on the same day so long as they are going for two very different audiences like... Twilight and James Bond.
Correct, which is why your example (Spide-Man vs Iron Man) would never happen. They're aimed at the same audience.
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