It practically writes itself!

                         January 10, 2003

                        NOTE FROM KRISTIAN:

               In release now for 6 weeks, Disney's 
          Treasure Planet has made less than $36 million.
             Eight Crazy Nights has made only $23 mil,
              barely covering Adam Sandler's paycheck.

         The Top 9 Signs an Animated Movie Is in Trouble

 9. Gene Siskel comes back from the dead just to pan it.

 8. Entertainment Tonight's "Box Office" graphic is Mickey Mouse
    getting the crap beaten out of him by Vin Diesel.

 7. The lead character disappears halfway through the film when
    he refuses to be drawn into the movie anymore.

 6. Looking back, perhaps there were better choices for a title
    than "Shrek Dies".

 5. The only fast food tie-in you could obtain was Arthur

 4. Walt Disney's slow grave-spin now up to a swift 120 RPM.

 3. Two out of three kids ask if they can trade in their Happy
    Meal toy for more napkins.

 2. Toys for Tots rejects the movie's action figures as "too

    and the Number 1 Sign an Animated Movie Is in Trouble...

 1. In a nation-wide survey of youngsters, viewing your movie
    placed right below "getting booster shots".

              [   Copyright 2003 by Chris White   ]
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Selected from 35 submissions from 11 contributors.
Today's Top 5 List authors are:
Michael Cunningham, Woodridge, IL -- 1 (9th #1)
Bruce Alter, Fairfax Station, VA  -- 2, 9
Peter Casper, Brisbane, Australia -- 3
Scott Witmer, Hanover, PA         -- 4, 6
Martin Bredeck, Hybla Valley, VA  -- 5
Eric Wakeford, Niagara Falls, ONT -- 7
Kim Moser, New York, NY           -- 8
Kristian Idol, Burbank, CA        -- Character Model, "Sleepy"

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