Q

What makes a film flop?

The q screen panel digs into the latest string of box office flops and share their thoughts on what big Hollywood studios are getting wrong.
Kristen Stewart, Ella Balinska and Naomi Scott star in Charlie's Angels. (Weismiller Wallace/Sony via AP)

Every Monday the q screen panel convenes to look at the big stories happening in the film and television worlds.

This week, host Tom Power is joined by arts and culture journalists John Semley and Tina Hassannia to discuss the latest string of box office flops and how these films may be affected by franchise fatigue. Aside from successes like Frozen 2 and Joker, big-budget movies like Charlie's AngelsTerminator: Dark Fate and Doctor Sleep have not done well in theatres.

The screen panel also share their thoughts on the new Tom Hanks film A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, about the beloved television icon Mr. Rogers.

— Produced by Beza Seife

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