Tag Archives: movies

Two new movies compete at box office

This past weekend saw two big budget movies compete head to head for the box office crown. Both “Inception” and “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” premiered this past weekend with equally high expectations. According to the Los Angeles Times (click here to read the article), both films cost a similar $160 million (“Inception”) and $150 million (“The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”) to produce, but [...]

Business of being a celebrity

The Oscars were held in Hollywood on Sunday night and the following day all the entertainment shows handed out their “awards” for the best and worst dressed for the event. I won’t get in to which celebs made it on the best and worst dressed lists because I’m really not that interested in those specifics. My [...]

Wal-Mart and P&G to push products with a movie

Wal-Mart and P&G (Proctor & Gamble) have announced that they will team up to produce a made for TV movie called “Secrets of the Mountain” which will air on NBC on April 16th. It is a movie designed for families and will include product placements from the world’s largest retailer and the world’s largest consumer product maker. The two companies [...]

Do movies predict the future?

By now you probably heard about the problems that Google is having in China. If not, you can get the details from a post I published earlier this month, here. Basically, Chinese hackers, likely on behalf of the Chinese government hacked in to the Gmail accounts of various individuals in what we in the western world [...]