Tag: film

Research Launching: What’s the Value of Culture To A Marketer?

What do you think the value of culture is to a marketer? Let me know by taking the survey!

/ February 12, 2014

My 2014 Twitter Must-Follow List: Contemporary Culture

Inspiration, information, and windows into other POVs and places in the world.

/ January 16, 2014

“Branded”, An Advertising Sci-Fi Thriller

Ever thought advertising was just pure manipulation? This movie takes that idea and really runs with it.

/ August 11, 2012

REVIEW: Ava DuVernay’s “I Will Follow”

The beautifully done film is an assured and compelling meditation on love, death, loss and, ultimately, life.

/ March 20, 2011

300

This is completely OFF THE CHAIN! It's been a while since I really got excited about a movie.  Some of you may remember my praise for Tony Jaa after seeing "Tom Yum Goong", which was released in the States as "The Protector".  My excitement was after the fact. No, what...

/ November 28, 2006

“Saw”: The antidote for your sense of entitlement

One movie I’m looking forward to is Saw III.  I’ve seen the first two and am completely fascinated by the genre-bending that takes place.  It’s horror through and through, particularly that of the psychological kind.  In the previous films, the protagonists are unable to escape their gruesome fates because they...

/ October 25, 2006

Why SoaP might still clean up

By now, you’ve probably heard that both the mainstream press and the blogosphere have pretty much decided that “Snakes on a Plane” was a failure, simply because all of that buzz didn’t equate to a huge first weekend gross. I’m going to withhold judgment, at least until I see how...

/ August 24, 2006

The Next Big Thing: Tony Jaa

Much has been written about Tony Jaa, who was almost immediately granted entry worldwide to the rarified martial arts movie pantheon of Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, and Jet Li. based on the buzz on his first film—Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior. When you see him in action, it’s clear that he’s...

/ May 18, 2006

Van Helsing

Something in my gut is telling me to stay away from Van Helsing. It opened at $54 million last weekend and got a decent trade review. After the horror and occult fans check it out on G.P., the special effects cognoscenti take a look at all the CGI, and hardcore...

/ May 14, 2004