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Nothing sells bikinis like 'Star Wars' reading

This video offers a double fantasy for the Star Wars fanboy: women in skimpy bikinis reading the script, and Han shoots Greedo first. The video is part of a series…

August 17, 2009, 8:50 AM EDT

All-star spoof shows tender side of G.I. Joe

This might be the first Web video that stars bigger-name actors than the big-screen blockbuster it's spoofing. "The Ballad of G.I. Joe," a Funny or Die exclusive, shows us the…

August 12, 2009, 12:31 PM EDT

Robots spotted promoting movie worldwide

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen has unleashed a conspiracy campaign through a series of worldwide robot sightings. A bot jumps off a soccer stadium in Rome. A scooter transforms in…

June 25, 2009, 2:01 PM EDT

Has Hollywood now fully jumped the shark?

Periodically, Hollywood will serve up an indescribably dumb movie. So, what do you do when you're forced to market a product that's beyond insipid? Well, you can go at it…

June 22, 2009, 4:46 PM EDT

Odd beasts abound in Seattle's film-fest ads

I'm pretty bad at finding stuff, so I was initially nervous about WongDoody's ads for the Seattle International Film Festival that challenge you to "Find the unexpected." I figured…

May 26, 2009, 8:41 AM EDT

Sherlock Holmes will enjoy kicking your ass

If this summer's blockbusters haven't gotten you itching to run to the theater for some overpriced popcorn, here's something that'll at least give you hope for Christmas. It's hard not…

May 20, 2009, 8:46 AM EDT

Basketball is religion in TNT's new NBA ads

Here's another case of strange marketing bedfellows, as TNT and Sony Pictures team up to cross-promote the NBA playoffs and the movie Angels & Demons. The resulting mashup…

May 5, 2009, 11:52 AM EDT

Is Jennifer Aniston writing movie posters?

Hard to argue with this new poster for Inglourious Basterds, Quentin Tarantino's long-awaited epic, which features Brad Pitt as the leader of a violent anti-Nazi squad behind enemy lines.…

May 4, 2009, 1:45 PM EDT

Wounded 'Wolverine' sets premiere contest

Hugh Jackman said on Tuesday that X-Men Origins: Wolverine has officially given itself over to mob rule and will premiere in whatever U.S. town that we, the unwashed masses, vote…

April 16, 2009, 9:11 AM EDT

Boil down Hollywood plots to the essentials

Sometimes, if you take a step back and look at a movie's plot in the cold light of day, it just doesn't quite tell the story it was intended…

April 15, 2009, 1:14 PM EDT