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Influencer Marketing

By Anya Ow | May 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

“Do you want to be famous?” was the casting call used by the new HBO documentary, Fake Famous, luring young people into a new reality TV show aimed at creating a new influencer. Fake Famous is directed and narrated by tech journalist and Vanity Fair correspondent Nick Bilton. The title of the documentary clues viewers …

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Brand Names Have Power

By Anya Ow | February 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

Earlier this year, Heinz asked people to ‘draw ketchup’, by giving them pieces of paper and a tin of coloured pencils. Most people, they claim, drew Heinz bottles. I’m surprised that nobody drew bloody red puddles, but to be fair, had I been told to draw ketchup, I’d likely have drawn a Heinz bottle too. …

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Brand Evolution or a Rebrand?

By Anya Ow | January 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

Photo: AFP As I write this article, the Cleveland Indians, an American professional baseball team, has become the second major American team to drop a racist nickname. This follows the Washington Football Team, which was previously known as the Redskins. Cleveland had already phased out logos and imagery of its cartoon mascot, Chief Wahoo, after …

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Holiday Season Retail in 2020

By Anya Ow | December 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you’ve been remotely online for the last few months, you’d have likely seen retailers like John Lewis crank out their usual high budget Christmas ads – with a twist. Some of the ads, like Disney’s, don’t acknowledge the 900 pound COVID19 elephant in the room. Others, like John Lewis’, try to encourage people to …

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The Aussie Wine Exports Apocalypse

By Anya Ow | December 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

You’ve probably seen the news by now if you’re anywhere near part of the industry: due to various reasons including the Australian Federal Government’s decision to ban Huawei from 5G networks and forming a new defence pact with Japan, China has hit Aussie wines with tariffs, ranging from 107-200%. The wine industry is only the …

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Things We Like

Without Remorse

Without Remorse

What We’re Watching: Without Remorse – Michael B Jordan’s Amazon Prime Tom Clancy action film. Fun, B-grade action flick.
Army of the Dead

Army of the Dead

Zack Snyder’s new Netflix film is Army of the Dead, starring Dave Bautista, who’s recruited to help salvage money from a zombie-infested Strip.
Ikorodo Boys

Ikorodo Boys

Netflix has made a delightful documentary on Nigeria’s Ikorodo Boys, who achieved fame by remaking famous trailers with what they had.
Influencer Marketing

Influencer Marketing

“Do you want to be famous?” was the casting call used by the new HBO documentary, Fake Famous, luring young people into a new reality TV show aimed at creating a new influencer. Fake Famous is directed and narrated by tech journalist and Vanity Fair correspondent Nick Bilton. The title of the documentary clues viewers …

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Vimto

Vimto

Vimto’s funny new ad is the British soft drink company’s biggest-ever campaign, aimed at raising awareness of vitamins being added to its drinks.
Dota - Dragon's Blood

DOTA – Dragon’s Blood

DOTA – Dragon’s Blood is a Netflix animation based on the wildly popular mutliplayer online battle arena game Defense of the Ancients.

Legend of the Condor Heroes (2017)

Legend of the Condor Heroes has a 2017 TV adaptation of Jin Yong’s classic wuxia story that we haven’t gotten around to watching until now. Looks great.
lelush

Lelush – A Boyband Story

Lelush is the stage name of a Russian man who became the unlikely star of Chuang 2021, a Chinese boyband talent reality show. Via SCMP: A 27-year-old Russian has become an accidental pop sensation in China for his reluctant performances on a boy- band selection show. Vladislav Ivanov from Vladivostok, Russia, is one of 25 …

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Raging Fire

Raging Fire

Raging Fire is a return to HK police film by celebrated actor Donnie Yen, and was produced and directed by Benny Chan before he passed away from cancer in 2020.
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