Movie Marketing Madness

Movie Marketing Madness: Memoirs of a Geisha

I read the book Memoirs of a Geisha years ago, shortly after hearing it was going to be Steven Spielberg's next movie after doing, I think, Amistad. I wasn't too impressed since it seemed to be one long diatribe about feeling sorry for the main character even though we were then repeatedly told not to… Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: Memoirs of a Geisha

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Design the Silent Hill poster

Columbia TriStar has launched a contest allowing people to design their own poster for Silent Hill. The contest will run on the official site for the movie and entrants will have access to a wide variety of graphic elements. They can then upload the finished product for review by other visitors. The 50 posters getting… Continue reading Design the Silent Hill poster

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Giant size King Kong at New York premiere

Beyond Madison Avenue reports that for tonight's premiere of King Kong in New York City there will be a "life-size" (7.6 meter tall) Kong statue. I'd love to see some grabs of this if anyone from NYC is reading.

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Grandma's Boy poster

I think I just threw up in my mouth.

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Trailer Park trailer

I have no idea what the Trailer Park TV show is about (check out JoBlo for details) but this trailer makes the movie that's coming out seem hilarious. Yes, I know that any trailer that doesn't involve film footage should be treated as suspect, but the three characters appear to be a riot.

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Bandidas trailer

This trailer for Bandidas, starring Penelope Cruz and Salma Hayek as a pair of bank robbers, is, quite frankly, awful. Don't get me wrong, anything with Cruz and Hayek together gets my vote for movie of the year, especially with Steve Zahn in the role of straight man. But the trailer is just horrible, featuring… Continue reading Bandidas trailer