Last Week on Cinematic Slant

Marshall  – Marketing Recap: In a cultural era where athletes, actors and others are asked to take a side on any number of issues, the stars are putting their money where their mouth is.

The Foreigner – Marketing Recap: Eventually I came around to thinking that yes, this may be a slightly tired plot and no, I don’t really need to see what’s being sold here, but it’s being sold well.

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) – Marketing Recap: Add in appeals to fans of Baumbach’s previous work and you have a decent campaign that’s surprisingly full-throated for a Netflix original release.

Goodbye Christopher Robin – Marketing Recap: By focusing on the inspiration Christopher Robin provided, the campaign hopes to move beyond selling it as a straight biopic, something that has decidedly mixed results.

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women – Marketing Recap: Whatever the actual execution the audience is asked to apply a halo effect to this new release on account of the character’s resurgence into the spotlight of popular culture.

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