Trial By Fire, in limited release this week, is another story of justice set aside. Jack O’Connell stars as Cameron … Continue reading Trial By Fire – Marketing Recap
Ben Is Back, the new movie from writer/director Peter Hedges, is the latest of this year’s releases to tackle in … Continue reading Ben is Back – Marketing Recap
Ike Barinholtz writes, directs and stars in this week’s new release The Oath. He plays Chris, who’s married to Kai … Continue reading The Oath – Marketing Recap
The marketing campaign for LIZZIE, about the Lizzie Borden murder case, sells a tragic romance at the end of the 19th century. Continue reading Lizzie – Marketing Recap
Writer Nick Hornby has provided the fodder for a number of charming and enjoyable films, often about the intersection of … Continue reading Juliet, Naked – Marketing Recap
David Oyelowo, who to date has primarily in dramas, gets to flex his comedic muscles in this week’s Gringo. He plays Harold, a mid-level executive at a pharmaceutical company that’s looking to corner the market with an innovation around medical marijuana. To help bring that plan to fruition he’s dispatched by Richard and Elaine (Joel Edgerton and Charlize Theron, respectively), the company’s high-powered heads, to deliver a new formula to a plant in Mexico so production can begin.
Things go badly for Harold pretty quickly. What he thought was going to be a simple business trip turns into a life-or-death situation as he finds himself playing the pawn in the games being played on one hand by Richard and Elaine and on the other by the drug cartel they’ve honked off. It takes all his luck and wit just to stay alive as everyone, it seems, is gunning for him for various reasons. The only help he finds comes from the mercenary dispatched to find him (Sharlto Copley) and Sunny (Amanda Seyfried), a young woman who he meets in the course of his adventures.
Janet (Kristin Scott Thomas) wants to celebrate some encouraging professional news by throwing a party for family and friends in the new film from writer/director Sally Potter The Party. Joining her and her husband Bill (Timothy Spall) are friends like April (Patricia Clarkson), Martha (Cherry Jones), Jinny (Emily Mortimer) and Tom (Cillian Murphy).
With so many people brought together, even if it is for positive news, there’s bound to be drama of some sort and that very much happens here. Over the course of the evening various secrets are revealed and relationships upended. Futures are decided or ruined and oh there’s a gun that makes an appearance as tensions rise and people become more and more upset.
Director Todd Haynes brings us this week’s new release Wonderstruck. Based on the book of the same name by Brian … Continue reading Wonderstruck – Marketing Recap
Get ready for a healthy dose of white upper-class angst with The Only Living Boy In New York City. Directed … Continue reading Only Living Boy in New York City – Marketing Recap
The moniker “Lady Macbeth” is a derogatory term affixed to a woman who someone deems to be overly-ambitious and cruel … Continue reading Lady Macbeth – Marketing Review