You can read the rest of my recap of the marketing for Dark Phoenix at The Hollywood Reporter. Online and … Continue reading Dark Phoenix – Marketing Recap
With so much conversation in the news about Russian intelligence operations and related issues, a movie about an undercover spy might seem a bit too real. But that’s exactly what we’re getting with this week’s Red Sparrow. Jennifer Lawrence plays Dominika Egorova, a young ballerina who is recruited into a special division of Russian intelligence called “Sparrow School” that specializes in turning young women into operatives capable of using any means at their disposal to achieve their objectives.
Her first mission is to target Nate Nash (Joel Edgerton), a CIA officer on his first assignment charged with managing the assets planted most deeply behind the Iron Curtain. When she arranges coincidental meetings between the two of them what starts out as pure manipulation and suspicion soon leads to something else that may have consequences not only for the two personally but the countries they’re proxies for.
The official synopsis for mother! reads thusly: A couple’s relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting … Continue reading mother! – Marketing Recap
Last week Universal Pictures pulled out a number of stops to sell Atomic Blonde, an action-packed spy thriller starring Charlize … Continue reading Before Atomic Blonde: Selling Female Action Heroes