Archive for May 2005

Movie Marketing Madness: Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

The Poster How can you not like this poster? It looks so much like a Sears ad that the company signed up for some cross-promotion. Seriously, though, it is a good poster and gets the whole point of the movie being about a close-knit group of girls very well. The Trailer (Apple, Yahoo!) Again, this … Continue reading

The Future of MMM

What with my commitments elsewhere taking more and more of my already limited time I have been pondering the fate of Movie Marketing Madness: The Blog quite a bit. Should I let the dust collect until it seeks to be a destination of any sort? Should I say “Fuck it all” and just post whatever … Continue reading

Movie Marketing Madness: The Longest Yard

Where is the outrage? Where is the sense of wrong being done? Where are the tribunals and where, quite frankly, are the angry mobs? I’m speaking, of course of the career of Adam Sandler. No single man has done so much to betray the covenant created between filmmaker and filmgoer in the early years of … Continue reading

MediaPost comments on shoddy blog data

The main problem with this commentary by George Simpson is that it relies on the Pew survey showing blogs had no real influence in the 2004 presidential election. The incredibly low number of blogs used in the survey has already been picked apart. In addition to that, some of the “blogs” used in the survey … Continue reading

Clearing the cobwebs

Fear not, young ones: I have not forgotten you. Just because I’m doing some other writing away from this blog does not mean I am going to neglect the Movie Marketing Madness site you’ve all come to know and love. I just haven’t figured out quite how this is going to fit in with those … Continue reading

40-Year-Old Virgin Poster

JoBlo.com Movie News: Carell’s Virgin poster This is just fantastic. I especially love the “Better Late Than Never” tagline. –Chris

A brief politcal foray

And here come the grandstanders – Bloggermann – MSNBC.com Does MSNBC actually know Keith Olbermann works for them? His blog is pretty critical of the White House and others in power, unlike others. How soon until Olbermann gets a visit from Tom Hagan? –Chris

Star Wars Radio Ads

SW Radio Ads Listen to these early Star Wars radio ads. (Via adfreak) –Chris


MOVIE POOP SHOOT: CRITICAL MESS Check out Derek Miner’s latest Critical Mess. His stuff is too funny. –Chris

The Da Vinci Code Teaser Trailer

The Da Vinci Code – Trailers & Clips – Yahoo! Movies There’s not a whole lot to comment on in this trailer. It’s basically a CGI trip through the cracks in the Mona Lisa (the sequence reminded me of the opening credits for Tim Burton’s Batman). It culminates with the reminder that this film opens … Continue reading

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