So The Movies — set in an unnamed city where they make movies, decorate with palm trees and assign sycophants to celebrities — is a fictionalized simulation of a real place that simulates fiction while fictionalizing the real world.
Activision and its partner Lionhead Films encourages the uploading and sharing of your creations, so this could be your big chance to show the real-life movie studios what you could do for them, given half a chance!
Heh, not really. Big movie studios don’t care. But you could amuse a few college students.–Lore Sjöberg –Thumbs Up for Movie-Making Game (Wired)