Surprise, surprise. The Los Angeles Lakers had the summer blockbuster — a big big budget production unlike any other. The producer somehow tracked down all the available stars, corralled them all together on one team, and bingo! It’s already being heralded as a massive success. The direc[...]
Sequel Week continues with Fred Katz writing on Grant Hill, Eric Bledsoe and Dodgeball. “If you can shoot a wrench, you can shoot a ball!” What a perfect signing. The Clippers needed someone who could guard on the wing and run in transition. They needed someone long. Not someone kind of long, but so[...]
The movie business is tough. There is a higher likelihood that you will be struck by lightning this year, than that your original concept (i.e. not a remakes, toy, theme-park ride, adaptation, cereal spokes-vampire, etc.) will become a box-office smash. Everything has to go right – even the things t[...]
Making a successful sequel is one of the hardest tasks in filmmaking. In most cases, a sequel is hit or miss. Some advance the narrative, introduce new characters, and are masterpieces (The Dark Knight). Others drag out the storyline, try too hard to replicate the prequel’s success, and end up being[...]
The thing about producing a sequel is that it’s an inherently risky proposition. People showed up to the theaters for the original, so just by virtue of brand recognition, you’re optimistic they’ll do so again. But the studio execs tell you that the reviews could’ve been bett[...]
Before we kick off sequel week, let’s introduce you to someone I’m very pleased to announce as a new member of the ClipperBlog staff: Fred Katz. Here’s Fred with his debut post on Willie Green. Enjoy. -D.J. *** “The Clippers don’t have a system. They just let Chris Paul go out ther[...]
After “The Clippers” resounding success in the domestic and international box office, the National Basketball Association reports production has begun on a sequel titled “Clippers 2: The Search for Lob City’s Gold.” Principle casting has already been completed and, whil[...]
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