Life Gets Death Sentence as the Matrix Zeitgeist Continues

by Brandon Gray
April 16, 1999

The Matrix continues to be the movie to see. At the rate it's going, it should hit $100 million by next Wednesday at the very latest.

Life is set to be yet another bomb for Universal Pictures and Eddie Murphy, who lately can't seem to have a hit outside of remakes of 60's movies. The ad campaign is laugh free. Murphy's last picture, Holy Man, had a laugh free campaign as well and it opened to a pathetic $5.1 million, his worst as star.

The delayed Goodbye Lover is being dumped by Warner Bros. onto only 865 screens, and should perform accordingly.

For the specific predictions, check out the Forecast.

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