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Re: Reviews of "Sound of Thunder"



On Thu, 1 Sep 2005 MKIRKALDY@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 9/1/2005 3:05:09 PM Eastern Standard Time,  
> ddkrentz@charter.net writes:
> 
> < Even here in movie-land, the mere-mention of that film in it  many  
> years of pre-production has only resulted in eye-rolling.   It was the  
> film no one wanted to work on.  Even dinophiles  grumbled at the awful  
> adaptation of a classic story.>
>  
> >From today's Variety:
>  
> "Warner has extremely low expectations for "Thunder" given the  small
> number of theaters on which it is bowing. Studio is obliged to  give

By coincidence, I just got this week's Boxoffice MoJo and the theatre
counts.

"Sound of Thunder" opening at 816 theatres, which isn't too bad...sorta.


> the pic a release as part of a deal with the bankrupt  Franchise
> Pictures, which made it. With little promotion, title will  likely
> appeal just to sci-fi fans familiar with the Ray Bradbury  time-travel
> story on which it is based."