If there is one thing London theatregoers can agree on, it must be that the price of interval drinks and ice creams is outrageous. A new
survey suggests an average price of £4.70 for a glass of wine and £3.27 for an ice cream. But the detail behind these numbers is worth considering.
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Tagged ATG, cameron mackintosh, Delfont Mackintosh, emirates, ice cream, interval, Lloyd Webber, Nederlander, Nimax, Odeon, old vic, programmes, RUG, Vue, Waley-Cohen, wine |
Secret Cinema, the immersive movie experience, has an almighty PR problem on its hands.
Forbes Magazine’s annual Hollywood earnings list is out and last year’s winner has topped the list again…
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Tagged American Hustle, Avengers, Bradley Cooper, Downey Jr, Dwayne Johnson, film star, Forbes, Hercules, highest paid, Iron Man, Leonardo Di Caprio, movie star, rich list, Robert Downey Jr, salary, The Hangover, The Rock, Wolf of Wall Street |
Whose movies have made the most money in Hollywood? Tom Hanks? Harrison Ford? Daniel Radcliffe? None of the above. The answer: you would never guess!
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Tagged actor, actress, bankability, bankable, blockbuster, box office, cameron diaz, cinematographer, commercial, composer, director, don burgess, eddie murphy, george lucas, gladiator, hans zimmer, harrison ford, hollywood, morgan freeman, movie gross, producer, samuel l jackson, steven spielberg, tom hanks |
Viewers of the new Showtime melodrama series
Penny Dreadful will have noted former James Bond star Timothy Dalton’s involvement, but did you realise the extraordinary number of 007 connections?
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Some years ago an anecdote was related to me which really made the crazy economics of showbusiness come alive for me. It’s absurdity is quite beautiful and I thought I’d share it with readers of showbusinessinsights – and add research and detail.
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Tagged anecdotes, apocryphal, Barry Sonnenfeld, box office, cinema, contract, film, incompetent, insights, Men In Black, MIB, movie, negotiations, profit, salary, Tommy Lee Jones, too good to be true, Will Smith |