Last Week on Cinematic Slant

It’s Back to the Askewniverse for Kevin Smith: While I certainly will look forward to another Jay and Silent Bob movie, I also wish Smith could find something new to say.

Super Troopers 2 Teaser Trailer: It’s exactly what was likely needed for this first effort, showing fans that while time has passed, things haven’t changed all that much.

Tulip Fever – Marketing Recap: I’m not even sure what kind of scale to put this campaign on, what to measure it against. It’s been a year-and-a-half since the first trailer was released, with the second coming almost exactly a year later.

Celebrate Elliott Gould’s Birthday With These Four Essential Roles: Elliott Gould turned 79, providing as good a reason as any to revisit some of my favorite screen roles of his.

I Do…Until I Don’t – Marketing Recap: The movie looks pretty funny, though certainly as if it’s going to spark some uncomfortable conversations among couples who watch it together.

Little Evil – Marketing Recap: The campaign, represented mostly by that trailer, is pretty alright. Unfortunately, most of the movie’s marketing will likely come down to it being listed as one of the films Netflix recommends to viewers.

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Revival Marketing): Sony Pictures is celebrating the 40th anniversary of a modern science-fiction classic as it rereleases Close Encounters of the Third Kind to theaters this weekend.

By Chris Thilk

Chris Thilk is a freelance writer and content strategist with over 15 years of experience in online strategy and content marketing. He lives in the Chicago suburbs.