Ten years ago, The Phantom Menace's $100 million budget was considered extravagant. Cut to 2013, and they're spending the same budget on The Hangover III. This summer alone, we've seen an astonishing 16 films that cost $100 million to make, three more than the entire span of 2012 -- and it isn't even snowing yet. Now get this: A mind-numbing 29 blockbuster-level films have already been announced for 2015. And that's going to be a bloodbath.
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Remember, in a normal year, a little over 50 percent of the big-budget monsters will fail hilariously. In 2013, that failure rate is up to 60 percent (a movie like Pacific Rim seems like a decent, well-received hit, but will actually lose money), and you can bet the losses will skyrocket with this crush of movies hitting one after another in 2015. There is simply a limit to how many movies people will watch in a year.