After the Campaign: Love and Friendship

Around the middle of last year, Amazon and Roadside Attractions set out to sell Love and Friendship, which had debuted to acclaim at Sundance a few months prior, to the general audience. The movie, based on a Jane Austen novel, was sold as a dry comedy about the manners and rules of Victorian England society. … Continue reading After the Campaign: Love and Friendship

Picking Up The Spare: Deadpool, X-Men: Apocalypse and More

The Do-Over Netflix released one final trailer that focuses much more on the latter part of the story, after the two guys have assumed new identities. This came out like three hours after I published my column. smh. Also immediately after publishing the column I started noticing full motion banner ads promoting the movie and … Continue reading Picking Up The Spare: Deadpool, X-Men: Apocalypse and More

Picking up the Spare: Captain America, Angry Birds, Nice Guys and More

Captain America: Civil War If you haven’t watched Funny or Die’s “Civil War Reenactors” you really should. Love & Friendship This is a great piece that puts the movie in the context of themes Stillman has revisited throughout his career. The Angry Birds Movie Ryan Faughnder at the L.A. Times covers the $400m Rovio and … Continue reading Picking up the Spare: Captain America, Angry Birds, Nice Guys and More

Movie Marketing Madness Recap: 5/13/16 New Releases

Search Party But if you want to see a stupid, nonsensical brotastic comedy with a bunch of actors you kind of like from that other thing you know them from then it may be worth your on-demand dollar to check it out. These guys are funny and the supporting cast of Alison Brie, Jason Mantzoukas … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness Recap: 5/13/16 New Releases

Movie Marketing Madness: Love and Friendship

Want to get Movie Marketing Madness via email? Sign up here. Then connect with MMM on Twitter and Facebook. Jane Austin adaptations are a lot trickier than they may seem on the surface. While they might first look like straightforward character studies involving studied manners and clearly-defined social norms but there’s usually lots more going … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: Love and Friendship