Required Reading: Secrets of Movie Marketing and ‘Dr. Strangelove’ Truth

By  · Published on January 28th, 2014

The best movie culture writing from around the internet-o-sphere.

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“Go Inside a Hollywood Studio Movie Marketer’s Playbook” – Shadow and Act finds an insider reason for chipping away at idealism. Bring on the four quadrant stereotypes!

“Almost Everything in Dr. Strangelove is True” – Speaking of pure terror, The New Yorker digs into the Eisenhower administration to get uncomfortably close to satire (and a giant pie fight).

“The Romantic Comedy is Dying, But Cinematic Romance is Thriving” – Alexander Huls at The Atlantic argues that heartbreak has saved love (and he’s dead right).

“Charlie Chaplin and the Tramp: the birth of a hero” – The Guardian celebrates a century of a funny little man with a cane.

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