Chasing Originality in Today’s Film Industry

If you take a peek at the top box office hits of the last decade, you’ll find that it’s filled to the brim with franchises, sequels, adaptations and even remakes, leaving original ideas to barely break into the charts. This is even more relevant when considering events such as the Sydney Film Festival are attempting to highlight new and original films.

Max from Friday Drive was joined by Dr. Ari Mattes, a lecturer in Media and Communications at the University of Notre Dame to uncover this shift in the industry, and what it means for cinema lovers.

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