Re: STID "tracking" for $85-90 million opening [U.S. box office]
STID did better than ST09 in 4 of the 5 days of release. It did better overall. I did better overseas. It simply was better box office. So much for the panic.
It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring. Carl Sagan