Black Panther Whole-heartedly agree with Owen Gleiberman at Variety when he says Black Panther’s massive success (especially combined with Girls Trip, Get Out and more) should be a clear sign to middle-aged white male Hollywood executives that they’re no longer the sole… Read More

A Futile and Stupid Gesture While he was also promoting his upcoming Netflix show, Joel McHale also talked with Colbert about how he first worked with Chevy Chase on “Community” and then played Chase in the movie. The Cloverfield Paradox Netflix finally… Read More

I, Tonya The movie has come under an increasing amount of criticism since it was released, both for its depiction of domestic abuse and for how it plays fast and loose with the truth, the latter centered around an account from a… Read More

Star Wars: The Last Jedi An outdoor campaign run in conjunction with Twitter rotated pictures from the movie and fan Tweets about it on giant billboards in Toronto and New York. There’s a game called “Porg Invasion” that can be played within… Read More

Star Wars: The Last Jedi I was remiss in failing to include that part of Verizon’s co-marketing included running a fan art contest where the winner was sent to the movie’s premiere. Turns out my old boss Mike Manuel won that contest,… Read More

Detroit Part of John Boyega’s appearance during the Star Wars publicity cycle also touched on this movie’s rerelease into theaters for an awards season push. Lady Bird / Get Out Directors Greta Gerwig and Jordan Peele, both of whom broke out as… Read More

Justice League Warner Bros. worked with GIF platform Tenor (a Giphy competitor) on a sponsored Justice League GIF keyboard app takeover, offering exclusive GIFs from the film. That effort was promoted with a social media campaign as well. That Superman’s part in… Read More

Last Flag Flying Another interview with director Richard Linklater about his career, the pivot to a story that’s outside of what he usually tells and more. Detroit The movie is returning to theaters in select markets around the time it hits home… Read More

Marshall The movie continues to win praise from those who know Thurgood Marshall for how accurate it is to the man and the events it depicts. Suburbicon George Clooney continues to talk about how he took a languishing Coen Brothers script and… Read More

The Killing of a Sacred Deer This profile of Colin Farrell frames the actors’ resurgence in the last 10 years to his embracing of small and quirky roles instead of the big-budget nonsense he was leaning toward pre-2006. Wonderstruck Another look here… Read More