Gore Verbinski News
deadline.com – CFO Jay Rasulo just told analysts that the company is “disappointed” in the film’s performance and says likely will take a charge of anywhere from $160M to $190M next quarter. 30 weeks 4 days ago via donnieyen
feedproxy.google.com – Ever since the film's embarrassing, sub-$30 million opening, the people behind The Lone Ranger have been complaining about critics. And now, as the film opens internationally, they seem to be doubling their efforts. That's where this interview clip with Yahoo U.K. comes in. For three minutes, it features Armie Hammer, ... 30 weeks 5 days ago via theothersenhman
11:14 AM 7/10/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Gore Verbinski does to The Lone Ranger what Sophia Coppola did to Marie Antoinette—bends a legend and a few histories into a tongue-in-cheek spirit animal—a thing that’s tasted both innocence and knowledge, a parent in the clothes of a plaything. Verbinski’s made almost a career out of his references to other films—if you’ve seen Rango you know how deep and crooked the layers can go—and with The Lone Ranger, references to the industrial age, the origin of animation and the corrupt standardization of both time and steam power are part of the mix.
10:06 AM 7/9/2013 by Jeff Giles
America has spoken, and it really isn't all that interested in seeing Disney's take on The Lone Ranger -- which is kind of a big deal for the studio's bottom line, seeing as how director Gore Verbinski reportedly spent $250 million even before the major marketing campaign kicked in.
feedproxy.google.com – New York Times film critic A.O. Scott took to Twitter last night to lambast the way studios treat critics as scapegoats when a major tentpole movie flops. Scott's comments likely come in the wake of Disney's holiday box office disappointment "The Lone Ranger," which underperformed this weekend and was chopped to bits by many critics. 34 weeks 5 days ago via jetli
10:20 AM 7/5/2013 by Logan Falk
This weekend’s new releases got a head start on their weekend grosses, coming out in theaters on Wednesday (to make the most of the Fourth of July crowds, obviously). For the most part, this weekend belongs to fun family films, which can expect big receptions at the box office.