3 January 2014 8:47 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Movie accounting is always more than a little mercurial. If you ask some guys at Warner Bros., they still haven.t made any profit off the merchandising behemoth that was 1989.s Batman. Never mind today, in a world where international box office is relied upon but obscured by more complex gross share rules, and where the DVD market blossomed, then capsized immediately. It.s a very complex thing you.re saying when you declare a movie a bomb or a hit. Or even when you say it.s expensive. So it makes perfect sense that a Detroit CBS affiliate would get their wires crossed in discussing a budget for the WB.s upcoming Man of Steel sequel, which does not yet have a title but is sure to be something unnecessarily complicated. The claim is that this film, which unites Batman and Superman, and possibly a slew of other DC »

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