10 Facts only True Harry Potter Fans know

It would be a massive understatement if we said that Harry Potter is a huge franchise. It’s ginormous. The crew of three and everyone else on the cast has found its way…

Yakushima – a Princess Mononoke island

The novel coronavirus Covid-19 has significantly changed the world we live in. One of the many casualties was the XXXII Summer Olympics that should take place between 24 July and 9 August…

5 Most Famous Golf Movies Shoot On Known Golf Courses

There’s nothing like a good sports movie. Whether based on a true story, like Miracle, or a work of fantastical fiction like Field of Dreams, sports provide a perfect setting for dramatic,…

How Subway Saved Two Fan-Favorite TV Shows

The TV industry is traditionally unforgiving when it comes to cancellation. After all, shows are extremely expensive to make, and money is the point at the production level: when a fan-favorite lands…

8 Brands Made Their Way Into Avengers: Infinity War

There is a guest post on B&F where the author speculates about several brands that should have a part in the Avengers: Infinity War, the biggest movie of 2018. Here we’ll check…

Don’t forget about Product Placement Prostitution

I have written several blog posts about shameless product placement. I call it product placement prostitution. Placing a product inside a scene in a way that focuses the viewers’ attention on the…

Product Placement in The Dark Knight

This year marks the tenth anniversary of The Dark Knight, the second movie of Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Trilogy. It stars Christian Bale as Batman and the late Heath Ledger as…

Grjótagjá: When Water and Fire Kiss

Movies and TV shows bring the world – doesn’t matter which one – in front of your very eyes, often leaving behind a craving for you to actually see those worlds you’ve…

When Will Filming On Location Go Out of Style?

Is it possible that making movies goes from studios to outside locations and back to studios? Back in the day, entire movies were shot inside massive studios against hand-painted backgrounds giving viewers…

A Guide to Las Vegas Film Locations

With its bright, colorful lights and over-the-top architecture, it is no wonder that Las Vegas provides the ultimate backdrop for movies. Frequently starring in blockbuster films, the Las Vegas Strip is as…

Osteria Francescana in Master of None

Osteria Francescana in Master of None is one of the best examples of natural-fit product placement in recent years.

Movie and TV locations trip around Iceland

Iceland was on the top of my countries-to-visit bucket list for a long time. It’s difficult to establish the main reasons why: perhaps it was for amazing photos that were posted on…