Picking Up The Spare: 13 Hours and Ride Along 2

Ride Along 2 Kevin Hart and Ice Cube dropped by “The Bachelor” a few days before the movie opened and basically aimed to ruin the moment between the guy and the woman he was on a date with at every available opportunity. 13 Hours Despite the repeated refrain in mainstream press that the movie avoided…… Continue reading Picking Up The Spare: 13 Hours and Ride Along 2

Selling The Fantastic Four

This summer, the breasts of Jessica Simpson and Britney Spears team up in “The Fantastic Four”No? How about this one: This summer, the only men who didn’t say “shit!” when they read Jennifer Garner was schtuping Ben Affleck are The Fantastic Four. In actuality, “The Fantastic Four” is the latest attempt by Marvel Comics to…… Continue reading Selling The Fantastic Four

Movie Marketing Madness: Summer Movie Preview

My latest column at Film Threat is a preview of some of the movies coming out this summer. These are movies I’m seeking out: Sequels to movies I liked, adaptations of books or – recently – comics I enjoyed or films with an actor or actress I already enjoy. This week I thought I would…… Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: Summer Movie Preview

Quick Takes: 1/21/05

Fantastic Four The official site has now “officially” launched with F4 content, including links to the trailer. Fox continues to make their trailers available in QuickTime. Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy The first poster for the Douglas Adams adaptation is now online. Can’t help but dread this one for some reason. Herbie: Fully Loaded ComingSoon…… Continue reading Quick Takes: 1/21/05