Connect with us

Entertainment

‘Halloween Ends’ Streaming Strategy Draws Criticism From ‘Freaky’ Director

Published

on

Via social media, director Christopher Landon of ‘Freaky: In the Body of a Killer’ has criticized studios for making new movies immediately available on streaming services and therefore preventing success financing of productions on the theatrical circuit – directly referring to the method’s impact on the opening weekend of “Halloween Ends”.

After all, the franchise’s third installment disappointed in launch revenue, bringing in just $41.2 million (nearly $14 million less than initial projections and the trilogy’s smallest debut).

In a series of tweets, Landon wrote, “I sense another rant coming: today is the ‘Day and Date’ launch strategy for ‘Halloween Ends.’ Stop doing that. Please. Do not work. Studios: Stop betting with filmmakers and their films to try to favor their streaming services. It happened to me on ‘Freaky’ and it destroyed us.”

Check:

Ooooooh I sense another rant coming up: today is the Day & Date exit strategy for Halloween Ends. Stop doing that. Please. It does not work. Studios: Stop fiddling with filmmakers and their movies to try and prop up your fledgling streaming services. It happened to me on

— christopher landon (@creetureshow) October 15, 2022

Have fun watching:

According to Deadline, the sequel’s big-screen performance was hampered by its simultaneous release on Peacock’s streaming service. Universal Pictures, however, revealed that “Halloween Ends” broke records, becoming the biggest debut in the platform’s history.

Other factors that may have hurt the film are the strong retention of horror ‘Sorria’, which only suffered a -33% drop in its third weekend, and the negative reception from critics. and audiences towards the film – in addition to only earning an approval rating of 41% on Rotten Tomatoes, the film received a C rating from viewers on CinemaScore.

Despite this, the film is far from a failure. Budgeted at $30 million, ‘Halloween Ends’ is set to become another profitable chapter in the franchise – despite the disappointing performance for the promised conclusion to one of the genre’s most popular sagas today.

“Four years after the events of ‘Halloween Kills’, Laurie lives with her granddaughter Allyson (Andi Matichak) as she finishes writing her memoir. Michael Myers has not been seen since. After being haunted by her presence for decades, Laurie is determined to let go of her fear and start living.But when a young man, Corey Cunningham (Rohan Campbell), is accused of killing a boy he was babysitting, the return of the violence and terror will force Laurie to finally face the evil she cannot control, once and for all.”

Don’t forget to watch:

Continue Reading

Recent News

Adelaide Adelaide
Digital Marketing10 hours ago

Understanding the Importance of SEO in Adelaide

In the digital marketplace, Adelaide businesses are in a continuous contest to gain the attention of their target audiences. With...

Traveling Nurses Pay Traveling Nurses Pay
Health14 hours ago

Breaking Down the Numbers: Understanding the Average Traveling Nurses Pay

The open road, adventure, and the chance to heal – travel nursing promises an undeniable allure. But amidst the excitement,...

Oily Skin Oily Skin
Fashion2 days ago

Dealing with Oily Skin in Summer: Tips and Tricks

As the temperature rises, those with oily skin often face an additional challenge—maintaining a clear and balanced complexion. Excess oil...

Mountain Wedding Mountain Wedding
Wedding5 days ago

Mountain Wedding Ideas for 2024

A mountain wedding is a stunning choice for couples who cherish nature and desire a distinctive wedding experience. Whether you...

Salon Salon
Health5 days ago

3 Of The Best Ways To Keep Your Salon Clean

It is of the utmost importance to ensure that a salon is kept scrupulously clean, not just for the sake...

Blood Tests Blood Tests
Health5 days ago

3 Reasons You Should Get Blood Tests Every Year

Regular blood tests are essential for preserving general health and identifying potential problems early on. Medical professionals can evaluate your...

Crafts Project Crafts Project
Lifestyle5 days ago

How to Make Your Next Crafts Project Pop

Crafting is a creative outlet that allows individuals to express themselves through various mediums such as paper crafts, sewing, painting,...

Traveling With Children Traveling With Children
Travel7 days ago

5 Things You Need When Traveling With Children

Traveling with children can be both thrilling and challenging, whether you’re embarking on a road trip across the country, navigating...

Prepare For a Pregnancy Prepare For a Pregnancy
Health7 days ago

How to Prepare For a Pregnancy

Pregnancy preparation comprises physical, emotional, and behavioral factors. Preparing well helps improve pregnancy and motherhood. This thorough approach guarantees that...

AI in Healthcare AI in Healthcare
Health7 days ago

What AI in Healthcare Means For You

Healthcare is being transformed by AI, which offers novel answers to difficult health issues. AI has great potential to improve...