Chris Thilk

Chris Thilk

Chris Thilk is a freelance writer and content strategy consultant in the Chicago suburbs. You can find him at, where he shares his thoughts on content marketing, media and movie marketing.

For Decades, Nazis Were Hollywood’s Ultimate Villains, the Polar Opposites of Any American Hero

Before terrorists became the big screen's preferred action film antagonists, Nazis were the go-to symbol of pure evil.

How Movies Made From Stephen King Books Have Been Marketed Through the Years

The author isn't always front and center.

How Hollywood Markets Final Chapters in a World Where Nothing Can Ever End

War for the Planet of the Apes isn't the first final stop.

Spider-Man Now Has a High-Tech Suit, but This Influencer Campaign for the Movie Went Pure DIY

Check out the homemade outfits from Portal A effort.

All the Feels: How the Trailers for This Summer’s Movies Break Down Emotionally

Unruly debuts EQ for Trailers tool.

Why the Marketing of Wonder Woman at Warner Bros. Is Coming Under Fire

Is the Gal Gadot movie getting a fair shake?

Stay for the Credits: How Bonus Scenes Became a Crucial Part of Movie Marketing

For studios, they've become way more than just a gag.

Let’s Adapt the Rest of NBC’s 1985 Saturday Morning Cartoon Lineup for the Big Screen

Surely the Smurfs are just the beginning.

The Boss Baby Is the Latest Movie to Sell Itself by Winking at the Competition

When it makes sense to mention the other guys.

Despite Logan and Deadpool, Don’t Expect a Flood of R-Rated Superhero Movies

Why PG-13 remains the sweet spot for studios.