Ares Live – The Official Prologue Series for The Martian

The transmedia marketing for The Martian is EXACTLY what should be done for a space epic of this magnitude. Collated through You Tube and an “Ares Live” channel, it draws the audience in and stimulates their encyclopaedic need for knowledge and engagement via a whole bunch of innovative content. Real Science with a world-famous thinker…

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Interstellar

Interstellar was – how shall I say this nicely? – underwhelming. It’s glorious to look at – even the dustbowl scenes are magnificent. But somehow the glitz can’t overcome the amalgam of problems. Can I just point out some of them? Yes, spoilers ahead…..

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The Help

OK, hands up if you hated The Help? Go on. Did you find it offensive that Hollywood can only present black experience filtered through the prism of a white narrator? Really? You did? Well, you know what? – and I’ll try to say this nicely: you are a moron. You may have a genuine grievance…

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The Debt

The Debt takes as its center-piece a fictional 1960’s era attempt by a trio of loyal Israelis to kidnap a hideously unrepentant Nazi war criminal out of East Germany and spirit him back to Jerusalem for trial. The attempt goes awry, and the three are forced into a series of course-changes and compromises that effectively…

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