IMAX has become more and important to blockbuster motion pictures. People are paying a little more money to see some flicks, but are waiting for the latest releases on DVD. Despite the move to Blu Ray, consumers are not jumping on the band wagon due to this tight spending economy.
February 17, 2009 will be an important date when televisions go digital, Will the box office go up that weekend?
Given that businesses did not have the need for tax write offs this year, expect fewer independent releases. 2009 plans to release the following motion pictures Watchmen X-Men Origins: Wolverine Star Trek Monsters vs. Aliens Angels & Demons Night at the Museum 2 Terminator: Salvation Pixar's Up Fast & Furious2012 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen G.I. Joe Hannah Montana: The Movie Land of the Lost Ice Age 3 Sherlock Holmes Avatar
Yet if these films are of poor quality, do not have a cohesive narrative nor interesting chracters, expect plunging domestic box office.