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Everybody is about basically the same kind of thing, caught in a spiral of stupid budgets, with everybody relying 100% on these big movies when the name of the game is not making the same thing all the time. You can't afford to have 12 blockbusters a year. The idea has gotten empty. We went from the point where $100m should be like touching scalding coals to the point where it's something you ...
From 1985 to 1993, Mechanic was head of Buena Vista Home Video, a Disney subsidiary. During this time, Mechanic oversaw the record-breaking video releases of Disney titles such as Pinocchio
(1940), 101 Dalmatians
(1961), The Little Mermaid
(1989), and Beauty and the Beast
(1991). By the time Mechanic left Disney, "Beauty and the Beast" had sold 20 million copies, more than any ...