It's been a tough summer for summer movies. Films like "The Lone Ranger," "R.I.P.D." and "White House Down" have all been bludgeoned at the box office. With all its focus-grouping and market research, why can't Hollywood turn a reliable hit? Jim and Sue O'Connell talked with Garen Daly about it. Are you skipping the blockbusters? Going for indie films or at-home streaming instead? Leave a comment below, Tweet us or comment on our Facebook page.
Also on BPR:
- Michael Goldman and former MA Treasurer Joe Malone talked politics.
- Today aboard a plane en route to Rome, Pope Francis told the press he wouldn't "judge" gay priests. Jim and Sue asked callers if they thought it was a sea change for Catholicism, or business as usual.
- Rev. Eugene F. Rivers III talked about race and the Boston mayoral field.
- WGBH's Adam Reilly offered an update on the James "Whitey" Bulger trial.