Tuesday, 29 April 2014

'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' / 'Ray' Blu Ray Release

To market the Blu Ray release of 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Sony will release a bust of Jamie Foxx's head that opens up to store the discs. I haven't seen the film yet, so I don't know if this is a clever tie-in, or just a bizarre thing to do, but that's what's going to happen.

However the market for busts of Jamie Foxx's head, from a film that's only just out, seems a little limited, I think the best option would be to tie this release in with the 10th Anniversary of Jamie Foxx's Academy Award winning performance in 'Ray'. Film lovers will definitely be more in the market for merchandise for this film.

Thursday, 17 April 2014

"Julius Caesar" [Extract from draft by Quentin Tarantino]

Soothsayer:  Caesar!  
CAESAR:  Ha! who calls?  
CASCA:  Bid every noise be still: peace yet again!  
CAESAR:  Who is it in the press that calls on me?   
  I hear a tongue, shriller than all the music,
  Cry "Caesar!" Speak; Caesar is turn'd to hear.  
Soothsayer:  Beware the ides of March.  
CAESAR:  What man is that?  
BRUTUS:  A soothsayer bids you beware the ides of March.  
CAESAR:  Set him before me; let me see his face. 
CASSIUS:  Fellow, come from the throng; look upon Caesar.  
CAESAR:  What say'st thou to me now? Say-sooth again! Say! Sooth! again! I dare you! I double-dare you, motherfucker! Say sooth one more goddamn time!  
Soothsayer  Beware the ides of March.  
CAESAR:  He is a dreamer; let us leave him: I'd knock that shit off if I was you.  
  [Sennet. Exeunt all except BRUTUS and CASSIUS.]