A Sucker For “The Greatest Movie Ever Sold”?

A couple of nights ago my wife and a friend of our s were at the house preparing for an early morning departure to our favorite Thanksgiving destination:  somebody else's rental house snuggled on a sleepy section of the gulf coast of Florida.  Rather, it would be more accurate to say that this friend of … Continue reading A Sucker For “The Greatest Movie Ever Sold”?

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Vin Diesel: The Man-Brand On My Mind

What do you get when you mix Die-Hard era Bruce Willis with The Rock and sprinkle in a little Jersey-Shore Pauly D - minus the hair grease? Well, minus the hair too, actually. You get Vin Diesel; 21st century American Man-Brand. He is to pop cinema what J Lo is to pop music: a reflection … Continue reading Vin Diesel: The Man-Brand On My Mind

There Are Two Kinds Of People: Princess Bride People and Everyone Else

Today is the 25th Anniversary of one of my favorite movies: The Princess Bride. It is also on the "thumbs up" list of anyone who is one of my friends. How is that possible? It's easy. There are two kinds of people that live in the world I like to call home: Princess Bride People … Continue reading There Are Two Kinds Of People: Princess Bride People and Everyone Else

Comic Book Movie Promotions Going Girly?

I would love to see the market research and / or have been in the Ideation session that cast the web for this cross-promotion. My question: what does it all mean? I suppose it supports the idea that Girls can be nerds too! We have seen a generation of girls finally empowered to embrace their … Continue reading Comic Book Movie Promotions Going Girly?