Movie Marketing Madness: My Cousin Rachel

Rachel Weisz stars as the title character in My Cousin Rachel, coming out this weekend in limited release from Fox Searchlight. Rachel is a woman who is thought by her cousin Philip (Sam Claflin) to have murdered or in some manner killed his benefactor, who was under her care. Philip sets out to exact revenge … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: My Cousin Rachel

Movie Marketing Madness: Gifted

Frank (Chris Evans) is a reluctant, unexpected single dad in the new movie Gifted. When his sister passed away he agreed to take in and raise his niece Mary (Mckenna Grace), a precocious seven year old. Mary is gifted, doing college-level work in a number of subjects but before she passed Frank promised his sister … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: Gifted

Movie Marketing Madness: Wilson

Woody Harrelson stars as the title character in this week’s new release Wilson. The movie is based on the graphic novel of the same name by Daniel Clowes, the writer behind the original Ghost World and other stories. This one follows Wilson, an affable and friendly middle-aged guy who has a tendency to frankly speak … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: Wilson

Movie Marketing Madness: Table 19

Eloise (Anna Kendrick) is an an awkward situation in the new movie Table 19. She *was* scheduled to be the maid of honor at an upcoming wedding, but those duties have been stripped from her after being dumped - via text - by the best man. Determined not to let that change in situation beat … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: Table 19

Movie Marketing Madness: Jackie

Jackie Kennedy, one of the most famous First Ladies in United States history, has been a supporting player in countless stories about her late husband, the assassinated John F. Kennedy. Now she steps into the theatrical spotlight in the new release Jackie. Natalie Portman plays the title character as we follow her in the days … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: Jackie

Movie Marketing Madness: The Birth of a Nation

Nat Turner may not be a historical figure that a junior high social studies classroom is likely to be quizzed on. But his story, now being dramatized in the new movie The Birth of a Nation, is an important one, though one most people are all-too ignorant of. Written by, directed by and starring Nate … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: The Birth of a Nation

Movie Marketing Madness: Absolutely Fabulous

Want to get Movie Marketing Madness via email? Sign up here. Then connect with MMM on Twitter and Facebook. Back in the day, a huge number of people in the U.S. only became aware of, much less fans of, Monty Python when it began being aired on PBS. It’s reputation preceded it and the troupe’s … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: Absolutely Fabulous

Movie Marketing Madness: A Bigger Splash

Want to get Movie Marketing Madness via email? Sign up here. Then connect with MMM on Twitter and Facebook. These days there’s little left to the imagination when it comes to how celebrities spend their downtime. Not only are there always countless press and paparazzi at all times looking out for when a movie star … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: A Bigger Splash

Movie Marketing Madness: Demolition

Want to get Movie Marketing Madness via email? Sign up here. Then connect with MMM on Twitter and Facebook. There are countless variations on the quote Thoreau made famous about how “most men live lives of quiet desperation.” Some are pretty morose and cynical, some try to be uplifting. But the reality is that yes, … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: Demolition

Movie Marketing Madness: Youth

Time marches on. Death and taxes. So and so on with all the cliches and bromides about how getting older is inevitable and yada yada yada. These are things we tell us to remind that we’re all getting older and that the only journey we’re really on is one toward the grave. We can kvetch … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: Youth