Movie Marketing Madness: Burning Sands

The new Netflix original movie Burning Sands takes us inside Hell Week, that period where anything goes as college fraternities bring out all their cruelty on new pledges. The movie follows Zurich (Trevor Jackson), a pledge at a frat at a prestigious and primarily black college. Zurich is torn, though. While he wants to belong … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: Burning Sands

Movie Marketing Madness: I Don’t Feel At Home in This World Anymore

Ruth (Melanie Lynskey) is depressed in the new movie I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore. She doesn’t seem to be going anywhere in her life and sees everyone around her acting like complete self-centered jerks. One day she snaps after her home is burglarized and her grandmother’s silver is stolen along with … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: I Don’t Feel At Home in This World Anymore

Movie Marketing Madness: Barry

For the second time this year we’re diving into the early life of President Barack Obama. Where the earlier Southside With You was focused on one day, the day he met his future wife Michelle, the new movie Barry goes even earlier than that. Now we’re looking at his days as a college student at … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: Barry

Movie Marketing Madness: Mascots

Writer/director Christopher Guest is back with his latest comedic fictional documentary (I’m no longer using *that* word), Mascots. Like some of his previous movies, this one dives into a very specific if largely fictionalized niche community to profile the people who feel passionate about a particular interest. In this case, it’s the world of competitive … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: Mascots

Movie Marketing Madness: Blue Jay

Jim (Mark Duplass) and Amanda (Sarah Paulson) were childhood sweethearts who drifted apart over the years in Blue Jay, directed by Alex Lehmann and written by Duplass. The two run into each other one day, now adults, as she’s returning to the small California town where he too is back for his own reasons. The … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: Blue Jay

Netflix and Amazon Have Different Approaches to Official Websites

The big story from the last couple years of film festivals has been the acquisition spree both Amazon and Netflix have been on as the nab movies they think will attract new subscribers to their streaming services. The two companies have very different approaches to distribution, though. While Netflix has announced a new partnership for … Continue reading Netflix and Amazon Have Different Approaches to Official Websites

Movie Marketing Madness: Other People

Want to get Movie Marketing Madness via email? Sign up here. Then connect with MMM on Twitter and Facebook. David (Jesse Plemons) has returned home to Sacramento to take care of his mother, who is dying of cancer in the new movie Other People. He’s been in New York City for a while now, trying … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: Other People

Movie Marketing Madness: The Little Prince

Want to get Movie Marketing Madness via email? Sign up here. Then connect with MMM on Twitter and Facebook. Having a plan can be a good thing. It gives you something to strive for, goals to work toward. You can't drive or get anywhere, especially somewhere you've never been, without a map to help you … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: The Little Prince

Movie Marketing Madness: Tallulah

Want to get Movie Marketing Madness via email? Sign up here. Then connect with MMM on Twitter and Facebook. There are a lot of factors that go into what circumstances a person finds themselves in at any given moment in life. What jobs are taken or turned down, who is dated or married or not, … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: Tallulah

Movie Marketing Madness: The Do-Over

Want to get Movie Marketing Madness via email? Sign up here. Then connect with MMM on Twitter and Facebook. A clean slate is a beautiful thing. It’s something many people yearn for and strive after, the chance to get a chance to wipe away the choices they’ve made and the situation they’re in and start … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: The Do-Over