Maybe It’s Comfort Food

29 Aug

There is a phrase that movie people often employ when talking about the budget of indie pics: that their little movie cost less than “the catering budget of [insert random summer special effects-heavy blockbuster]”. And now here’s The Economist saying the same of that movie about alien prawns.

How much do film crews eat anyway? And why does everybody grudge them their food?

[One. Two.]


Posted by on August 29, 2009 in Movies, Video


5 responses to “Maybe It’s Comfort Food

  1. abhishek

    August 30, 2009 at 2:20 am


    Avatar doesn’t come out till december? Hai na?

    The original scene is from ‘Der Untergang’ , if I remember correctly.


  2. Gradwolf

    August 30, 2009 at 4:02 am

    This Hitler Downfall meme has overstayed its welcome. Every issue seems to have one!

  3. Amrita

    August 30, 2009 at 4:13 pm

    Abhishek – yes it is! And its the gift that keeps on giving as far as YT is concerned. Avatar comes out Christmas I think.

    Adithya – party pooper! 😛

  4. ramesh

    August 31, 2009 at 3:06 pm

    well i just discovered the hitler meme and thus am rolling in laughter …

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