My sister and I had two different kinds of education. I went to public schools; she went to a magnet school. I went to a local art college; she went to an out-of-state university. I got a Bachelor; she got a Masters.
And this film upset the both of us. A lot.
For those that don't know, Waiting for Superman is a documentary film about the broken United States public education system. It presents several facts… Continue
This particular story I have to pre-empt a bit. What I'm about to retell to you is a case of... well, self-entitlement and overall bad parental behavior. And to be perfectly honest, we really shouldn't have allowed this to happen. The only reason we actually went ahead and did what we did is because it was a slow day and this customer was the only one in the lobby. Any other action would be seen as the theatre being a dick.
Marketing Campaign Backfire? Ask "Catfish."
As some of you may or may not be aware, the marketing tactic behind the art house film Catfish is to not tell anyone what it is about. Most of our promotional material for that film in the theatre just shows a blood-stain silhouette of a catfish and a mouse arrow pointing to it above the tag line of the film. "Don't let anyone tell you what it's… Continue