How Sony Pictures Classics is selling a heist story set in the art world. The Burnt Orange Heresy, opening this … Continue reading The Burnt Orange Heresy – Marketing Recap
How Sony Pictures Classics is selling a story of hubris among the obscenely rich. Director Michael Winterbottom has worked with … Continue reading Greed – Marketing Recap
In the new movie The Wife coming to limited release this week, Glenn Close plays Joan Castleman, the wife of … Continue reading The Wife – Marketing Recap
The great Christopher Plummer plays Jack, an eternally-chill pot dealer in the new movie Boundaries. Jack’s activities and his generally … Continue reading Boundaries – Marketing Recap
Based on the Anton Chekov play of the same name, The Seagull is a drama about love, expectations and realizing … Continue reading The Seagull – Marketing Recap
Two Hollywood giants coming together on the big screen is always a treat and that’s what we’re getting this week with the release of The Leisure Seeker. Helen Mirren plays Ella Spencer, a woman dealng with a lot of issues in her advanced years, including her own terminal cancer and the dementia and forgetfulness of her long-time husband John (Donald Sutherland). The two have been together forever and Ella is feeling confined by the reality of their circumstances and so decides to do something about it.
Defying the advice and wishes of both medical professionals and concerned grown adult children, the two set off on one last trip in their RV, nicknamed The Leisure Seeker. Their destination is Ernest Hemingway’s home in Key West, FL, chosen because of John’s love of literature. Along the way, they get into awkward situations and have to deal with problems that come up, but the trip is a final act of stubborn freedom before Ella is gone physically and John is gone mentally.
Set in 1983, Call Me By Your Name tells an uncomfortable story, one made all the more so by the … Continue reading Call Me By Your Name – Marketing Recap
Issues of faith dominate in this week’s new release Novitiate. The title is derived from the term for the time … Continue reading Novitiate – Marketing Recap
I’m not going to offer my usual plot recap for Brigsby Bear here because, quite frankly, it’s too insane. Let’s … Continue reading Brigsby Bear – Marketing Recap