Stupid Movie Executive Quote of the Day

“We’re Not Looking For Home Runs”

– Tom Bernard, Co-President of Sony Pictures Classics (aka Where Good Films Go to Die) [indiewire]

Smart Movie Executive Quote of the Day

“When you have a quality film of this caliber made by amazingly talented filmmakers and actors who truly believe and support a project, you can only succeed. We knew [Juno] had cross over potential and it has resonated with audiences all across the country. The entire marketing, distribution and publicity team has poured its heart and soul into making this a phenomenal success and their efforts have been truly remarkable.”
– Peter Rice, Fox Searchlight President

The Overall Difference

  • Sony Pictures Classics – 23 Film Releases in 2007 – $39 million
  • Fox Searchlight – 15 Film Releases in 2007 – $130.8 million
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