Economic diversification for Nevada is a critical issue for the state. Other states have rushed to adopt filming incentive packages, which have been successful in luring companies to spend millions of dollars in the incentive states. Nevada is one of a small minority of states that does not have an incentive.
In memory of Leslie Nielsen, a/k/a Frank Drebin, a/k/a Dr. Rumack, a/k/a Phil Donahue, a/k/a Enrico Palazzo. Mr. Nielsen, who died on Sunday, is part of some of the funniest movies ever made.
As a serious film fanatic, I watch lots of movies. Only one that I’m aware of features the business of franchising as a major plot point: Meet Bill.
“The Hurt Locker” beat Avatar for Best Picture due not only to the film’s quality but also to the sale of the movie through clever marketing featuring compelling narratives. The article suggests that other businesses may benefit through the use of narratives for their marketing campaigns to help make their products or services stand out in a crowded marketplace.