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Movie Marketing Madness: Remember

Want to get Movie Marketing Madness via email? Sign up here. Then connect with MMM on Twitter and Facebook. We all deal with the burdens of life in one way or the other. That can mean everything from the daily responsibilities and requirements of life to promises we made years ago that we must now … Continue reading

Movie Marketing Madness: Tumbledown

Want to get Movie Marketing Madness via email? Sign up here. Then connect with MMM on Twitter and Facebook. It can be…tricky…to portray journalists, particularly niche journalists, in a modern setting. Spotlight had it relatively easy because it was telling a story set in 2001 and 2002, so showing a group of working newspaper reporters … Continue reading

Movie Marketing Madness: Hail Caesar

Want to get Movie Marketing Madness via email? Sign up here. Then connect with MMM on Twitter and Facebook. Hollywood’s Golden Age, the early years when the stars were big and the movies were bigger, is rife with stories. After all, this was an era when the public personas of those stars were as carefully … Continue reading

Movie Marketing Madness: Pride + Prejudice + Zombies

Want to get Movie Marketing Madness via email? Sign up here. Then connect with MMM on Twitter and Facebook. People like to think the current mashup culture is a relatively new phenomenon that can maybe be traced back to rap and hip-hop in the 80’s but that’s about as far back as it goes. This … Continue reading

Movie Marketing Madness: Kung Fu Panda 3

Want to get Movie Marketing Madness via email? Sign up here. Then connect with MMM on Twitter and Facebook. Many of us strive to be something more than what we are now. We look up to heroes and try to emulate them, whether that’s in the realm of sports, an academic field or just within … Continue reading

Movie Marketing Madness: The Finest Hours

Want to get Movie Marketing Madness via email? Sign up here. Then connect with MMM on Twitter and Facebook. “Duty” is a frequently misunderstood term. It’s too often used interchangeably with “responsibility” or even “burden” as a way to describe something we don’t really want to do but will grudgingly put on pants and do … Continue reading

Movie Marketing Madness: Risen

Want to get Movie Marketing Madness via email? Sign up here. Then connect with MMM on Twitter and Facebook. There are only so many takes you can have on the story of the birth of Christ – or stories of Christ in general – without veering into offensive territory. While some of those may skirt … Continue reading

Movie Marketing Madness: The 5th Wave

Want to get Movie Marketing Madness via email? Sign up here. Then connect with MMM on Twitter and Facebook. Much has been made over the last couple decades about what it says about our current society that we’ve been flooded with movies and TV shows about first vampires and then zombies. Art does, after all, … Continue reading

Movie Marketing Madness: Dirty Grandpa

Want to get Movie Marketing Madness via email? Sign up here. Then connect with MMM on Twitter and Facebook. There’s a lot of comedy – or drama – to be mined in cross-generational stories. These kinds of situations offer plenty of opportunities for the older character to teach the younger one something valuable and the … Continue reading

Movie Marketing Madness: 13 Hours

Michael Bay is a…divisive filmmaker. For as much money as his movies make, the “smart” critic crowd pretty much views him as the devil, the embodiment of everything that’s wrong with mass audience movies. While he occasionally tries something different like Pain & Gain (which I have not seen) that gets decent, if not overly-glowing, … Continue reading

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