James Cameron Shares Some Embarrassing Leonardo DiCaprio Stories

James Cameron Shares Some Embarrassing Leonardo DiCaprio Stories

Kate Winslet, James Cameron and Leonardo DiCaprioPhoto: HAL GARB (AFP via Getty Images) James Cameron is a veteran of this Hollywood press cycle. He knows that yes you want your film to break even by being one of the highest grossing films of all time, you have to tell some funny and slightly humiliating stories … Read more

Why are there so many lasers in the James Bond movies?

Why are there so many lasers in the James Bond movies?

Image: spatula tail (Shutterstock) Half the appeal of James Bond films are the action sequences: dramatic shootouts, daring car chases, the final showdowns that dismantle the villain’s masterfully laid plans for world domination at the last minute. The other half is the gadgets: clocks that deploy buzzsaws, Aston Martins with machine guns behind the headlights, … Read more

How does Wakanda Forever compare to the rest of the 2022 box office?

How does Wakanda Forever compare to the rest of the 2022 box office?

wakanda foreverPhoto: wonder studios The movie theater business in 2022 was wholly owned by Top Gun: Maverickthe film that bravely dared to see what would happen if they made a top gun sequel many decades after the first movie, if they put real Tom Cruise in real fighter jets, and if Paramount rejected the seemingly … Read more

Product Placement 2.0 is a solution to the Netflix problem

Product Placement 2.0 is a solution to the Netflix problem

More brands in the movies? It’s coming, writes 20Nine founder Greg Ricciardi. If Netflix and other streaming services want to scale without compromising their unique business models, they must learn to embrace the old marketing strategy of product placement. We all know that James Bond drives an Aston Martin. But do we know what the … Read more