Guy Andersin

Mar 18, 2019

7 min read

Hollywood’s Real Problem: Safe Bets

Out of ideas, or just too safe?

Every once in a while, someone will have a great idea: make film that hearkens back in some way to a beloved story told in the past. It often takes the form of a sequel, a reboot, or a remake. Sometimes this is done with love and care, sometimes it’s a cash grab. Sometimes it’s pretty good, and sometimes it’s garbage that still manages to make gobs of cash.