Summary and Info
Movies expected to perform well can flop, whilst independent movies with low budgets can be wildly successful. In this superb new book, De Vany casts his expert eye over all aspects of the business and presents some intriguing conclusions. Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Prologue; 1 The market for motion pictures rank revenue and survival; 2 Bose Einstein dynamics and adaptive contracting in the motion picture industry; 3 Quality evaluations and the breakdown of statistical herding in the dynamics of box office revenue; 4 Uncertainty in the movie industry can star power reduce the terror of the box office; 5 Does Hollywood make too many R rated movies risk stochastic dominance and the illusion of expectation; 6 Big budgets big openings and legs analysis of the blockbuster strategy.
More About the Author
Arthur S. De Vany (born August 29, 1937) is an American economist who has studied the Hollywood film industry and developed theories of evolutionary fitness focusing on nutrition and exercise in the paleo (caveman) manner.