Blog

  • The Sweet 16 Best Movies of 2015

    The Sweet 16 Best Movies of 2015

    By Greg Tozian, Chief Storyteller, Big Brand Stories The year just passed was an excellent one for indie, foreign and documentary films, as well as some Hollywood surprises. It was also an usually good year for films that centered around powerful (if challenged) women. More than half my favorites are in that category. I hope this is a phenomenon that continues. A too familiar trend in ‘15 was the spate of sequels, including two mega-hits. The latest Star Wars picture was, of course, a major event for millions worldwide. Nonetheless, it has no business on a “best films” list. A […]

    Read more »
  • The 5 Triggers of Social Media

    The 5 Triggers of Social Media

    Type “social media best practices” into Google and you may get, as I did, 154 million references in under one third of a second, most supposedly aimed at enlightening you on how to conduct social media more effectively.

    Read more »
  • 10 Top Reasons to Make Business Videos

    10 Top Reasons to Make Business Videos

    Seeing a silly email newsletter on my iPhone a couple of days ago prompted me to respond by writing my own blog on online business videos.

    Read more »
  • The 14 Best Movies of 2014

    The 14 Best Movies of 2014

    As the year draws to a close, it’s a pleasure to announce that because we can see films from all over the world in most major U.S. cities, movie going can still be a broadly diverse, rewarding experience. Here are Big Brand Stories’ choices of the best movies of 2014, from more than 50 we selectively saw in first-release.

    Read more »
  • Miley Cyrus vs. the National Film Board of Canada

    Miley Cyrus vs. the National Film Board of Canada

    The recent social media tsunami over Miley Cyrus is simultaneously amusing and ridiculous. We live in an age when there must be a new, national cause célèbre every week or somebody ain’t doing their job right.  Our attention spans are shrinking faster than the world’s oil reserves.

    Read more »
  • The 13 Best Movies of 2013

    The 13 Best Movies of 2013

    A funny thing happened while the world was navel-gazing on social media and mobile devices and lamenting the death of the music industry and book publishing (even the quality of graphic novels are in a slump): movies are back.

    Read more »