Movie Marketing Picking up the Spare

Picking Up the Spare: Birth of the Nation, Suicide Squad, Ghostbusters

The Birth of the Nation My friend Scott Smith sent me the picture above of the “Nat Turner Lives” outdoor billboard on the south side of Chicago. The movie didn’t fare well at the box-office, and “Why?” has spurred a thousand hot takes about it movie from the standing ovation it received at Sundance earlier […]

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MMM Recap: 10/14/16 New Releases

Certain Women That’s not to say the rest of the marketing hasn’t been good – it has. But while the trailer and poster are both outstanding the site lacks quite a bit and there’s no advertising or anything, meaning it’s not a hugely well-rounded push. There’s going to be a portion of the audience that […]

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Movie Marketing Madness: Certain Women

I really don’t think I’m going to do the plot of Certain Women justice so I’m going to depart from my usual format and just paste in the official synopsis here: One of America’s foremost filmmakers, Kelly Reichardt (Wendy and Lucy, Meek’s Cutoff) directs a remarkable ensemble cast led by Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart, and […]