To launch the animated feature Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Sony has built a campaign around getting fans talking about its most unusual and unexpected Spider-Man project to date.
The wizarding world established in print by J.K. Rowling and then on film by Warner Bros. keeps expanding with this week’s Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.
Universal’s new attempt to bring The Grinch, that iconic Dr. Seuss creation who’s as cuddly as a cactus and as charming as an eel, is expected to bring in a respectable $55-60 million this weekend. This animated version from Illumination Entertainment has Benedict Cumberbatch voicing the green Christmas-hating Grinch.
20th Century Fox's campaign puts Rami Malek's Freddie Mercury in the spotlight and also plays up the rest of the band.
In the underappreciated 1993 movie Matinee, John Goodman plays a producer of B-grade horror movies with a penchant for the theatrical. Set in 1962, he’s out to promote his new film Mant, about a man who turns into an ant after being exposed to radiation. Goodman’s character touts the movie as being presented in “Atomo-Vision and Rumble-rama,” heightening the moviegoing experience.
When you do a bit of reading about what freelance writers should do to be noticed and get the attention of editors and other potential clients, “start a blog” is usually near the top of the advice given.
As with a number of horror franchises, the Halloween series has taken various twists and turns since John Carpenter’s 1978 original introduced audiences to Laurie Strode and Michael Myers. Now, after seven sequels to that first film and a 2007 reboot from Rob Zombie that had its own sequel, director David Gordon Green and co-writer Danny McBride bring it back to the Laurie/Michael dynamic with the simply-titled Halloween.
This week has a wide variety of releases, from the dramatic story of humans reaching for the moon in First Man to the father/son drama of Beautiful Boy to the Halloween comedy of Goosebumps 2. Meanwhile, Bad Times at the El Royale enters a crowded landscape from left field.
Two weeks ago Disney CEO Bob Iger made it clear that Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige would assume control of the cinematic futures of the X-Men characters after the company completes its acquisition of Fox. That would leave Sony as the only other studio to manage Marvel Comics characters as it retains control of Spider-Man, which it has loaned out to Disney a couple times now, and his cast of characters.
Tiffany Haddish hopes to keep up her cinematic hot streak by starring opposite Kevin Hart in the new comedy Night School, out this week from Universal Pictures. Hart plays Teddy Walker, a charismatic salesman who, after a professional disaster, winds up in night school along with a bunch of other misfits a...
To sell the post-World War II story, the studio has run a campaign that aims to capture the drama of the quest to bring a criminal to justice.
Faux PSAs, puppets reading mean tweets and a real-world version of a seedy bar from the Melissa McCarthy movie were created for the campaign.
For the fourth time in the last five years, director Peter Berg and actor Mark Wahlberg are teaming up in this week’s Mile 22. To sell the action drama, STX Entertainment has mounted a campaign focused on the deadly efficiency of the character played by Wahlberg and the rest of his crew.
Whatever the box office fate of The Meg — Warner Bros.' $150 million summer shark tentpole — it’s been sold to the public over the last several months with tongue placed firmly in cheek.