BlacKkKlansman Great profiles here and here of Laura Harrier, who didn’t get much attention in advance of release. Costume designer … Continue reading Picking Up the Spare: BlacKkKlansman, The Meg and More
Sorry to Bother You The movie has generated a metric ton of stories such as this about code-switching and “white … Continue reading Picking Up the Spare – Sorry To Bother You, Skyscraper and More
Augmented reality is, to steal a line from Beck, where it’s at. While some of us who are old enough … Continue reading Movie Marketing Trends 2018 – Augmented Reality
Superfly More from Future on the soundtrack he produced and curated, which was a big part of the marketing campaign, … Continue reading Picking Up the Spare – Tag, Superfly and More
Adrift New interviews with both star Shailene Woodley and director Baltasar Kormákur offer insights into the story and process of … Continue reading Picking Up the Spare – American Animals, Adrift and More
It’s actually kind of impressive how myopic most all of the commentary around the box-office underperformance of Solo: A Star … Continue reading Solo Is Successful…From a Certain Point of View
Solo: A Star Wars Story A substantial profile of Harrelson here that touches on why he decided to get involved … Continue reading Picking Up the Spare – Solo, Black Panther
There’s been a wave recently of writers using the box-office results of Solo: A Star Wars Story as a kind … Continue reading Solo and the Future of Star Wars (After the Campaign Review)
Deadpool 2 Fox has extended the social media presence of Peter, the non-powered member of the team Deadpool assembles, adding … Continue reading Picking Up the Spare – Deadpool 2, On Chesi Beach and More
Right now everyone is focusing on sound design as a result of A Quiet Place. In a story where the slightest sound can alert alien predators to your presence and cause them to pounce, it’s understandable that considerable weight would be given to every snap, crackle and pop.
There’s another example of sound designers having a bit of fun and using audio techniques to enhance the storytelling: The trailers and TV spots for Solo: A Star Wars Story.