Here’s a true win-win situation. Director Steven Soderbergh, whose latest (last?) film Behind the Candelabra premieres May 26 on HBO, has taken to the web to do some good. He’s launched a site called Extension 765 where you can buy original props from films like Ocean’s Eleven, Ché, Traffic and Erin Brockovich with all proceeds going to the Children’s Aid Society of New York. He’s also selling his original photography, many of which are tests from the same films, also for the charity.
Everything is rather pricey, of course, but you’d get a one-of-a-kind item while also doing some good. Read More »
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Kat Reilly created Henson’s 11, a mash-up of Ocean’s Eleven and The Muppets films for a non-linear editing class. Sadly, I’d pay to see this movie.
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What if movie posters were more honest? What if the theatrical one-sheet wasn’t filled with floating heads of the main stars, but instead featured all the brand tie-ins and product placements up-front?
The Antrepo Design team created a set of vancas posts which are just that. I somehow doubt Hollywood will pick up on this concept.
Now if only they would’ve created a poster for Michael Bay’s The Island… Although for that film, I have a feeling that all the product tie-ins wouldn’t be able to fit on one normal sized poster.