[film] $78 million of red ink? — eye-opening analysis of the costs and losses incurred by the film Sahara … ‘The documents, obtained by The Times, provide a rare behind-the-curtain peek at the thousands of expenditures that drain the budget of a major motion picture. The line items cover such things as “local bribes” within the Kingdom of Morocco and the salaries and “star perks” paid to Matthew McConaughey and Penelope Cruz. Movie budgets are one of the last remaining secrets in the entertainment business, typically known to only high-level executives, senior producers and accountants…’ [via Metafilter]
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