A recent Variety article about the upcoming Summer movie season points out that comedic films are the most promising these days because the stressful economy is causing moviegoers to seek out lighter fare. Here's more:
The thinking is that with the economic news continuing to be grim, comedies are especially able to dial into moviegoing audience's desire for escapism.
What do you think? Has your desire for escapism increased in recent months? Would you rather watch comedies these days?