Evidently people are bored with movies that don’t tell stories anymore. Screenwriter Roger L. Simon believes the reasons for bland storytelling that bores people is the “overuse of special effects and the fear of offending social justice warriors.”LifeZette has the story:
Hollywood is having a rough time getting audiences to theaters. Plagued with scandals surrounding filmmakers like Harvey Weinstein and James Toback, the industry has been struggling to connect with the average moviegoer.
After a disastrous summer that saw only a handful of hits, the box office is entering another slump. This last weekend saw low openings for major motion pictures, such as the $120 million “Geostorm” and “The Snowman,” which was executive-produced by Martin Scorsese. The only film to earn a sizable sum was Tyler Perry’s “Boo 2! A Madea Halloween.”