From day one of production, Disney pulled out all the stops in promoting A Wrinkle in Time. The marketing enrolled the heavy-hitting social media reach of its’ stars to punt the film and its message of diversity; Winfrey reaches over 67M social media followers across Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram with […]
Behold, the Force (as it) Awakens; drone footage of construction at Disneyland’s forthcoming “Star Wars Land…..” “In Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, guests visit Batuu, a remote outpost on the galaxy’s edge was once a busy crossroads along the old sub-lightspeed trade routes, but its prominence was bypassed by the rise […]
I could not let the weekend begin without Captain America’s beard and hair. You’re welcome.
Ten years of classical private school education and a degree in English Literature, yet my favorite escapist viewing is: Zombies. Zombies plus Ellen Page gets extra points. Ellen Page and Irish Zombies is kind of completely off the charts. Totally on my list.
The marketing for Ready Player One is not exactly lighting up the airwaves. If there’s even an actual movie, with, like, an actual plot, to market. The marketing for the movie makes it appear a bit like a string of references without a plot, and people aren’t looking forward to […]
How much fun do you think they had making this movie? Also: with David Oyewolo and ons eie Charlize, demi-Zim Thandie Newton and Sharlto Copley, this is basically a 4 out of 6 stars for / from Africa. Rocking. Fun Fact though: David Oyelowo’s character in Gringo was originally “written […]
I grew up, in part, on the edge of a small village in Spain. My teenage years were leisurely and sun-dappled, our dinners alfresco, our conversations multi-lingual. We moved as a small pack of foreign kids – Dutch, English, French, Spanish, Italian – reconvening every summer to flirt, swim, sunbathe, […]
Not so secretly, I loathe Hugh Jackman professional public persona. All a bit hammy and self-aware and “ra-ra theatre major” for my liking. Putting him in a movie called “The Greatest Showman” confirmed all of my very worst assumptions of his overwhelming pride and self-satisfaction. It could not have been […]