NYMag’s Vulture blog points out that that the score from Terry Gilliam’s Brazil seems to be popping up in, seemingly, one out of every four trailers that’s been released recently. Sicko, Bee Movie, Wall-E and others have all used Michael Kamen’s score for some strange reason.
Peter points to an article talking about how movies from the Fox Faith label come under increased scrutiny by just about everyone and also get pigeon-holed by audiences, who are sometimes turned off by what otherwise might be movies they’d have seen.
Veteran movie marketer Brian Fox has left the agency he founded – and recently sold – to start a new movie publicity firm. The new operation will operate as a cross-national, platform agnostic shop that hopefully will build on Fox’s network of relationships to succeed.
Poynter and Spout have the best posts I’ve seen on the kefluffle between Roger Ebert and Disney over the use of the “thumbs” rating system, an important point not only for readers but also movie marketers anxious to play up those thumbs in their ads and related material.