Originally Posted by James H
With 2013 being a bad year for blockbusters, Captain Phillips director Paul Greengrass gives his thoughts on the matter:
"I feel it's an incredibly hard job to make global filmed entertainment."
"There have been a round of movies that haven't worked lately, but it's not so long ago that we were feasting on Dark Knight and Dark Knight Rises. You can't expect that every one of these films will be a Dark Knight Rises or an Inception or a Bourne."
Most blockbusters are just pure crap. Greengrass knows this. He's being nice to fellow filmmakers That's why the rarity is not that films can't measure up with TDK and other stuff . The rarity was that those films were made in the midst of so much crap , and they ended up being successful.