Major movies are not hits because only one audience will see them. They were beaten because all the audience will see them. To say that any kind of book only a certain type of people it is already declining in an alarming way. To say that when history and your company’s presence proves beyond doubt that it is wrong, it is far, far away.
In a new clip circulating from the The Wall Street Journal, Disney CEO Bob Chapek-yes, the executive in charge Disney–says the following:
“I always say when our fans and our listeners put their children to bed at night after watching Pinocchio or Dumbo or A little girl, they probably won’t sing in another animated movie. They want something from themselves.”
Do you often say that, Bob? Is that true, Bob?
Indeed, Have you ever seen two dumber sentences from a company head? It like Tim Cook says “You know, I think our fans really like Android,” or Elon Musk investing in gas.
There are so many things to tear down here, the first is that, of course, the opinion is not universal it is not correct. If your child makes you watch Encanto or The ice 200 times per repetition, of course, you may want wear something else palate cleansing: tear-jerking drama, agross-out comedy, pornography, whatever. And Disney, as a company, offers some of those options (nunder the traditional brand “Disney”-That stuff is PG-13 at best, though that’s it still very much aimed at children-but also its many sub-divisions such as Fox, Hulu, National Geographic, etc.). It suggests that adults don’t want to watch silly animated movies.
Has he seen this man? Wall-E? Beauty and the Beast? Play Story 3? up? The Lion King? Basically every other big, hit Disney movie works both in a very simple way children’s level but with themes and situations that speak to adults, too? AWhich ones became popular because audiences of all ages went to see them? Do you think Disney is worth billions because only children see and love animated films and everything they represent?
Besides, do you think adults stop loving the movies they grew up with? Some of the The movies he mentions are over 50 years old. Are the people they saw as children and now they are adults did you stop loving them? Have you ever heard of nostalgia? And what’s great, great A community of adults who are unabashed Disney fans? Those who spend thousands and thousands of dollars on Disney ads and park rides based on these movies? If those people didn’t like animated movies, would Bob be making tens of millions of dollars a year? We don’t think.
We can go on and on. What are your thoughts on Chapek’s statement? Tell us below.
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