|As an Actor||Supporting||1||$3,409,304||$260,554||$3,669,858|
|Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 3 films, with $28,518,399 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #40,460)|
|Best-Known Acting Roles: Billy Pretty (The Shipping News), Simon (The Grand Seduction)|
|Most productive collaborators: Brendan Gleeson, Don McKellar, Taylor Kitsch, Michael Dowse, Liane Balaban|
March 29th, 2014
Due South started in 1994 and was a rare beast. It was a Canadian TV movie that debuted on American TV, as well as up here in Canada. The TV movie was a hit and it was turned into a series. However, while the ratings started out well, the American network kept moving it about the schedule and soon it was no longer pulling in the numbers needed to thrive and it was canceled in America and sadly mostly forgotten. Echo Bridge Home Entertainment has the rights to the show and recently re-released The Complete Series on DVD. Is it worth picking up for fans of the show? Will those who never saw it originally enjoy it?
March 26th, 2013
The Shipping News came out in 2001, but despite its hefty budget and its strong cast, the film didn't open wide and struggled to expand significantly. Granted, opening in "select theaters" is arguably the hardest release strategy to pull off, so its struggles are not surprising. If it had opened wide, would it have thrived? Or would it have struggled no matter what?
|5/30/2014||The Grand Seduction||Simon||$3,409,304||$260,554||$3,669,858|
|10/1/2012||Flight of the Butterflies||Dr. Fred Urquhart||$0||$442,716||$442,716|
|12/25/2001||The Shipping News||Billy Pretty||$11,405,825||$13,000,000||$24,405,825|