Just when we thought Disney couldn’t dominate the box office any more completely, they went and picked up 20th Century Fox.
There’s every reason to fret about this latest turn of events. Will the Mouse House discourage Fox’s edgier projects? Might the decreased competition lead to ever-bigger, ever-blander movies? How much more power will Disney have to throw around the next time they pick a fight with the press?
But it’s a done deal. All we can do now is wait and hope for the best. And given that that’s where we’re at, we’ve got some ideas about how we’d like things to go.