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LoganBuck
03-31-2010, 02:58 PM
Every other commercial break seems to be a commercial for this movie. It stars Cameron Diaz and Tom Cruise. It comes out June 25! Why are they advertising it so heavily right now?

reds1869
03-31-2010, 03:08 PM
I haven't seen a single ad for it yet. What channel is it being shown on constantly?

Falls City Beer
03-31-2010, 03:18 PM
Two actors on the wrong side of their career arcs, economy still in the pits, studio doesn't want to take a bath on it--though I doubt complete immersion in promos is going to do a bit of good.

Redsfan320
03-31-2010, 03:25 PM
Indeed, it is everywhere.


What channel is it being shown on constantly?

To name one, FOX. USA network too, maybe.

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BuckeyeRed27
03-31-2010, 03:44 PM
I haven't seen many trailers for it.

LoganBuck
03-31-2010, 03:44 PM
Cartoon Network, Fox, FX, ESPN, USA, TNT, ESPN 2, SoapNet, Comedy Central, I am sure there are more.

LoganBuck
03-31-2010, 03:45 PM
I haven't seen many trailers for it.

I first started noticing the advertising for it Monday. I think it may have even been on during Lost last night, but don't hold me to that.

Caveat Emperor
03-31-2010, 04:15 PM
Two actors on the wrong side of their career arcs, economy still in the pits, studio doesn't want to take a bath on it--though I doubt complete immersion in promos is going to do a bit of good.

Sandwiched in between Toy Story 3 (6/18) and Twilight: Eclipse (7/2) in the middle of summer. There's a very good chance this film never "wins" a weekend at the box office.

They're probably thinking they need to make back at least 50% of their production budget on the opening weekend to have a chance at breaking even. Hence, the heavy advertising blitz.

BuckeyeRed27
03-31-2010, 04:49 PM
After seeing 1.7M trailers for "The Backup Plan" durning NCAA tournament coverage I might never notice another trailer again.

FWIW I've heard that Knight and Day is supposed to be really good.

reds1869
03-31-2010, 04:55 PM
Cartoon Network, Fox, FX, ESPN, USA, TNT, ESPN 2, SoapNet, Comedy Central, I am sure there are more.

I just saw it for the first time on Fox Soccer Channel. And the second. :D

JaxRed
03-31-2010, 04:57 PM
I can't remember the last time I saw a Tom Cruise movie I cared about. But the previews for this make it look very good. If the movie is as good as the preview this might be a big hit.

Degenerate39
03-31-2010, 05:47 PM
Never heard of it

oneupper
03-31-2010, 08:15 PM
I can't remember the last time I saw a Tom Cruise movie I cared about. But the previews for this make it look very good. If the movie is as good as the preview this might be a big hit.

Not a Tom fan., but "Risky Business" is still one of my all-time favorite movies.

Razor Shines
03-31-2010, 09:24 PM
I can't remember the last time I saw a Tom Cruise movie I cared about. But the previews for this make it look very good. If the movie is as good as the preview this might be a big hit.

He was hilarious in Tropic Thunder.

LoganBuck
04-01-2010, 12:36 AM
He was hilarious in Tropic Thunder.

Agree, he stole that movie.

chicoruiz
04-01-2010, 09:19 AM
Many times when a studio has what they know is a huge turkey, they'll spend money on an extensive advertising campaign. hoping that they'll at least get a big first week out of the film before word of mouth kills it. I believe it's called "fourwalling". That may be what's at work here...