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Real and fictional brands from Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Sin City

I loved the movie Sin City and I couldn’t wait for the sequel. However, it’s fair to say that Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is significantly worse that the first Sin City. Basically it’s just style over substance (and Eva Green). Even before the (disappointing) ending I realized ... Read More »

Product placement prostitution: Transformers Age of Extinction

Transformers 4

Transformers is Michael Bay’s hugely successful movie franchise that now consists of four movies, released in the span of seven years. One of the main characteristics of the franchise is blatant and in-your-face product placement. I’ve only seen the first Transformers movie and described some of its product placement in the ... Read More »

Product placement in pictures: Jack Ryan Shadow Recruit

Ducati in Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Jack Ryan could be described as an American version of James Bond: a fictional character by Tom Clancy who is a CIA agent and appears in many of his novels and their respective movie adaptations. Five movies based on Clancy novels featuring Jack Ryan have been produced so far. In ... Read More »