So the beloveds at the Serbia Film Commission have finally been able to announce the long-awaited film incentive (a not too shabby 20% cash rebate) – and to do so they’ve launched the impressive Film Scout Magazine. Click here for the link to the e-version.
The Adjustment Bureau takes on some pretty big themes; fate, faith, chance, luck – good and bad – predestination, God. None of that matters though, because all you want is for the damaged Matt Damon to find love and happiness with the effervescent Emily Blount…. Stubby Matt (no favours done […]
Who is the mysterious Half Blood Prince? What is a Half Blood Prince? Why Half Blood? Oh, and what is Ron Weasley wearing on his head? Yes, Ms. Rose is back from her holidays, so it’s back to a diet of kids’ movies and constant questions for me. And Harry […]
Eek. I think I just became a Sci-Fi geek. I just sat through the first two seasons of Battlestar Gallactica, back to back. Don’t say I don’t know how to have a good time….. Well written, dramatic, and often touching, BSG was of course filmed in Vancouver, Canada – which […]
Brand Managers get the marketing potential of movies in a way that Politicians often don’t. Here’s fascinating feedback from Brandchannel on the most successful and pervasive product placement campaigns. Mercedes stars in Sex and the City If it can work for Ford, Coke, Merc et al, just think what it can do […]
Finally saw Atonement over the weekend. Hadn’t been until now, because I’m a noisy sobber, and I didn’t want to embarass myself with too much loud and protracted weeping. But: I’m glad I saw it. It’s a beautifully-made film, with a truly memorable score, great costumes and period locations that are recreated […]
We have a pet hate in our family; the incessant and omnipresent Greek Tourism ad that tops and tails movie news on CNN. At 59 seconds, the (admittedly well-produced) spot seems longer than the snippet of film news it supports. Now in comparison, last night we caught Shirley Valentine on tv. […]
For a Locations junkie, I took my own sweet time to get around to blogging about Jumper, the Hayden Christiansen / Samuel L Jackson sci fi pic about a young man who learns that he has the power of teleportation. Given his special skills, it’s unsurprising that the movie’s locations […]