Reel FX Creative Studios’ first theatrically released animated film, “Free Birds”, didn’t really change much in the pecking order of things. The film opened to 4th place in the box office (US and Canada) with a total weekend gross of a mere $16 million. The film doesn’t seem likely to be a hit battling both a $55 million budget as well as nigh unanimously negative critical reviews.
I wonder whether this flop will affect Reel FX Creative Studios’ future films that they’ve already planned for release, most specifically, “Book of Life”, an animated film revolving around the Día de Muertos holiday, which already has an October 17, 2014 tentative release date.
Did you see “Free Birds”? If so, how was it? If not, do you plan on seeing it?
I’ll watch this when it comes to DVD, but I’m not excited about it. At the same time, I’m not disgusted by it either. I mean, time-traveling turkeys…that’s kinda cool, not very, but kinda.
“Free Birds” features the voices of Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Amy Poehler, and George Takei amongst others.