Sunday, September 30, 2012

NYC Public School Parents: Critics and audiences agree: "Won't Back Down" a tremendous flop

NYC Public School Parents: Critics and audiences agree: "Won't Back Down" a tremendous flop:


Critics and audiences agree: "Won't Back Down" a tremendous flop

The reviews are out, the box office returns have been counted and it's clear that the pro-charter propaganda film "Won't Back Down" is a huge critical and commercial flop.

All the advance screenings sponsored by astroturf corp reform groups and the film's distributor, Rupert Murdoch, the big push by CBS and Walmart, the promotion by NBC's Education Nation, the multi-million dollar advertising campaign financed by right-wing producer Philip Anschutz, and Students First sending in their staffers to write glowing reviews didn't bring people into the theaters.  One assessment says it is likely to be one of the worst openings for a film ever, with an estimated gross of

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