Morgan spurlock, who is best known for his super size me documentary that shook up the fast food industry in 2004, is determined to do the same for the advertising industry in the greatest movie ever sold not quite the film offers more of a satirical look into product placement he interviews people that. On my drive out to work with a client in central pennsylvania, i popped into this sheetz gas station/convenience store in carlisle, pa, to see if and how they took advantage of their movie sponsorship for pom wonderful presents: the greatest movie ever sold see what you think at the self-serve soda and. The greatest movie ever sold review at the 2011 sundance film festival, matt reviews morgan spurlock's the greatest movie ever sold. Morgan spurlock's new documentary, the greatest movie ever sold, finances itself by its own bootstraps it is a movie about making a movie paid for by product placements in fact, its official title is pom wonderful presents the greatest movie ever sold, after the pomegranate juice that is, i now know,. Morgan spurlock's new joke-doc is about branding and sponsorship â€“ but irony will only get you so far, writes peter bradshaw jeremy kay jeremy kay: with product placement expose the greatest movie ever sold the documentary- maker may have topped super size me user reviews read user reviews related. Filmmaker morgan spurlock is out to show you all the distasteful bits, raw and unprocessed, that go into making that manipulative commercial sausage in his new absurdist comic documentary (mockumentary) the greatest movie ever sold or more precisely, pom wonderful presents: the greatest.
In reality, he's the scenery after all, he didn't pay to be in the film sheetz did it's about two thirds into morgan spurlock's “pom wonderful presents: the greatest movie ever sold” that the filmmaker's point about the overwhelming presence of marketing in movies, and his clever way of making it, truly clicks. Amazoncom: the greatest movie ever sold: morgan spurlock, ralph nader: movies & tv editorial reviews in the greatest movie ever sold, morgan spurlock (super size me) renders the process transparent as he documents his attempts to get madison avenue to fund his film after a flood of rejections, he takes a. But given the less charged topics of fast-food industry practices and american health in his breakout film, super size me, that style was disarming and accessible, expressing a real problem without heavy-handed moralizing or self- importance similarly, in his new doc, the greatest movie ever sold, it's a.
Read common sense media's pom wonderful presents: the greatest movie ever sold review, age rating, and parents guide parents need to know that this documentary from super size me filmmaker morgan spurlock unmasks how companies push their brands by way of film and television product placements -- and. Pom wonderful presents: the greatest movie ever sold synopsis morgan spurlock seeks corporate sponsorship for a film about advertising and product placement read full synopsis cast + crew morgan spurlock director ben silverman brett ratner quentin tarantino noam chomsky ralph nader. With humor and persistence, filmmaker morgan spurlock dives into the hidden but influential world of brand marketing, on his quest to make a completely sponsored film about sponsorship (and yes, onstage naming rights for this talk were sponsored too by whom and for how much he'll tell you. Morgan spurlock looks into the world of product placement in this amusing but shallow documentary, writes philip french.
We live in an age where it's tough even to walk down the street without someone trying to sell you something it's at the point where practically the entire american experience is brought to us by some corporation utilizing cutting-edge tools of comic exploration and total self-exploitation, spurlock dissects the world of. Morgan spurlock (super size me) has this habit of making documentaries that come hidden in the trojan horse of silly and then stab at your conscience if you still have one peter travers reviews the greatest movie ever sold in his weekly video series, at the movies with peter travers spurlock's. Spurlock's film is as much a hilarious comedy as it is a captivating documentary it 'll leave you questioning every stray soda can in the background of a blockbuster the only question left to answer in this review is whether i just effectively sold the greatest movie ever sold.
The late, great standup comedian bill hicks used to beseech people in his audience who worked in advertising to kill themselves for the betterment of humanity director morgan spurlock doesn't go that far with pom wonderful presents: the greatest movie ever sold, his documentary about the alliance between madison. Denounced as a sell-out, a trickster, and a wannabe documentary maker with no street cred he just keeps on charging ahead doncha love the critics when they'rewellbaffled or think someone isn't taking things seriously but in fact the greatest movie ever sold is exactly what it advertises itself as: a. In 2011, mr spurlock gave a ted talk based on his 2011 film the greatest movie ever sold the film focuses around branding and product-placement in everyday life and also addresses how the marketing techniques companies use are developed and played out the catch to the film is that it is entire. View the trailer synopsis boundary-pushing oscar®-nominated filmmaker morgan spurlock explores the world of product placement, marketing and advertising in pom wonderful presents: the greatest movie ever sold, a film that was fully financed through product placement from various brands, all of which are.
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The concept behind the greatest movie ever sold–which technically has pom wonderful presents at the front of it–was to film the process of raising sponsors and product tie-ins to finance the movie while 600 of the brands spurlock approached turned him down, he landed a step deal with pom–100. Read the empire review of pom wonderful presents: the greatest movie ever sold find out everything you need to know about the film from the world's biggest movie destination. Pom wonderful presents: the greatest movie ever sold movie reviews & metacritic score: we live in an age where it's tough even to walk down the street withou morgan spurlock takes product placement to the ultimate level he determines to finance the film entirely from sponsors and we are treated to his process.