With an astonishingly low $12 million opening weekend gross, Michael Bay's The Island (budgeted at $120 million plus) is now set to go down in history as one of the biggest box office turkeys of all time. He's the worst filmmaker working in Hollywood today, so this disaster should seem perfectly justified, even if the movie itself is... not that bad? How much effect does marketing, word of mouth, and out-and-out hatred of a director have on a film's box office chances?
Join the Matts at one of the Danforth's fine Greek eating establishments, as we try to post-mortem the long-awaited downfall of Michael Bay. Additionally, this week's installment is the first time our equipment completely failed in mid-course, forcing us to go back and re-record about ten minutes of the show. The first person to tell us exactly where the split occurs will receive a fabulous MaMo No Prize!