There’s a lot to love about the grand dream factory that is Hollywood, but also never forget that, first and foremost, it’s a business rather than somewhere that great art can flourish.
As such, decisions motivated by money take precedent, resulting in some of the most cynical projects imaginable being thrust upon audiences, all while films with actual artistic merit get pushed to the wayside.
This list isn’t just studios making cash-grabs, though: there’s also genuinely baffling behaviour from the film community at large, and possibly final, certifiable proof that James Cameron has actually lost his mind.
Some of these choices may pan out well in the long run, but the odds certainly aren’t in their favour, while others have already sealed their own fates as calamitous business decisions forever more.
Here are the ten worst decisions Hollywood has made in 2016 (so far)…