IFC Films has tapped two films of theirs to to break the release window by hitting theater screens and video-on-demand at the same time. Far from two also-rans, these flicks star known names and are generally anticipated by movie lovers.
Nikke Fine points out the constant barrage of hinder-covering by The Weinstein Co. and MGM as the two companies fight over who’s not to blame for the failure of various sub-par movies they’ve released.
A whole bunch of 2008’s biggest movies are getting promotional help from candymakers and you can see what got unveiled at the Chicago All Candy Expo here.
Universal is launching its own mobile platform – bypassing carrier decks – that will allow it to offer downloads and digital promotional content directly to consumers. The studio is making the move to retain control over how and where its content appears.
John points out that the just-announced release date for Transformers 2 is more or less meaningless since no one has any idea when production is actually scheduled to start.