Fooly Cooly

by Gunther Heinrich, 27 Mar 2009 in Anime Reviews

Wwell, I can count the occasions on one hand when I sit there, robbed of all my thoughts and words because of the awesomeness I just have witnessed. Thanks to Fooly Cooly, the counter went up by 1.

A Moment beyond the Alphabet

by Gunther Heinrich, 22 Mar 2009 in Fun

A death scene that is beyond the alphabet, showing the “Why” of everything in one single pose. Wonderful…

To Disney

by Gunther Heinrich, 16 Mar 2009 in The Movie & Me

Oh, Disney, what happened to you? Did you never learn from the past or grew up?

I know that after many decades you have your style you want to retain no matter what. I know you have your image of a company producing fairy tales and other kid-friendly stuff, and I know you want to stick to that. But, well, you seem so out of touch than never before.

From Alien to X-Men: The Ranking

by Gunther Heinrich, 12 Mar 2009 in Analyses

Well, after my last analysis of the gross revenues of 32 franchises and trilogies I wanted to write a completely different post again. But while I was redesigning my blog to be even more minimalistic my mind started to wander which finally resulted in this one nagging question: which franchise / trilogy made the most money with its (first) three movies?

Of course, I couldn’t let this one be unanswered.

We all know them: STAR WARS, TERMINATOR and GODFATHER, to name just a few. But did you ever wonder how well or badly they fared at the box office? Well, search no further because after a statistical look at the most successful genres of 2008, this post will take a graphical look at 32 franchises and trilogies to give the answer.