- Russell Crowe and Lionsgate have been sniping at each other over the marketing of 3:10 to Yuma over what the star feels are some missteps with the movie’s marketing, including potentially stepping on the toes of his other upcoming film.
- Speaking of Yuma, you can bid on a poster signed by the cast and crew, the proceeds of which go to charity.
- The MTV Movie Blog received a press kit for the new Indiana Jones movie, a press kit that isn’t online and so therefore completely useless to 98 percent of the people currently covering the new Indiana Jones movie.
- New Media Maze has a post up about the Bullet Proof Baby website they created for Shoot ‘Em Up.
- PaidContent wraps up the coverage of the new Vudu P2P box that downloads movies. The most important bit of quote in there is that while the technology might be very cool, it doesn’t change the fact that Hollywood still has their release-window in effect.
- For the international release of Stardust there were a series of “Stormhold Tourism Bureau” videos created that are kind of fun. [HT to the Bro-in-Law]
Please settle down over Cramer-Krasselt’s win of the Porsche account. Yes, it’s a great win. But I’m going to tell you the same thing I tell people after the Cubs win a close game: You need to string a series of these sorts of victories together in order to have anything to truly celebrate.
- The Bivings Report has an interesting update on the status of the top commercial magazines and how they’ve incorporated things like reporter blogs, RSS feeds and other Web 2.0 treats. Overall the report found mags are behind the adoption rate of newspapers. (CT)
- I find it funny in a “Dear God won’t someone please get that tiger off the infant” sort of way that, after coming under criticism for being a “walled garden,” Facebook is now being targeted by privacy watchdogs for opening up member profiles to Google and other searches. (CT)
- After snatching up competing stock photo services, Getty Images is now being criticized for its strong-arm manner and habit of slashing photographer royalties, a characterization the company says is false, citing the increased presence of independent digital photography sites it has to compete against. (CT)
- Chris is discussing New Line’s use of Facebook to market “Shoot ‘Em Up” through Sponsored items (you know you saw it) in that social network’s landing page, among other things. (TB)
- Over at one of my favorite “I could read this blog and Read/Write and nothing else for a week” blogs, eHub, Michael Murphy drops dime on Notely and stu.dicio.us. (TB)
While I finish some work stuff here’s a collection of chicken-dance moments from “Arrested Development” to tide you over.