Originally…

I've been thinking a lot about original stories and how their life expectancy is pretty low nowadays. What is it that makes most people prefer remakes, sequels, and prequels more than completely original stories? Maybe it's the mystery that turns people off, the possibility that might not be as good as something already successful like… Continue reading Originally…

Movie Mischief Unmanaged

Despite that oh-so-clever headline, no, I'm not going to talk about Harry Potter. Instead, I'd like to talk about how the over-abundance of clips, trailers, and behind-the-scenes videos are shaping the marketing of movies. And I'll leave you to decide whether that's a good thing. It would be silly to talk on this topic without… Continue reading Movie Mischief Unmanaged