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Study: Audiences Increasingly Going Mobile for Entertainment 84% of category ads contained video, rich media

A study conducted by global mobile video advertising firm Vdopia found that mobile consumption of entertainment-themed media is sharply on the rise. The information was pulled from the Vdopia Mobile Insights…

June 4, 2014, 12:24 PM EDT

McDonald's Mascot 'Happy' Becomes Even More Terrifying in Horror Poster Contest Fear the teeth

Turns out we weren't the only ones that found McDonald's newest Happy Meal mascot, "Happy," just a tad on the frightening side. Online marketplace DesignCrowd challenged its graphic design community to…

June 3, 2014, 10:45 AM EDT

Visitors to Creepy Hospital Get the Fright of Their Lives in Horror Movie Prank Owlman torments urban explorers

The makers of "Lord of Tears," a well-reviewed Scottish indie chiller, definitely ruffled some feathers with a pair of pranks that brought the film's evil "Owlman" into real life. In the…

May 30, 2014, 1:12 PM EDT

Godzilla Is 'Craving Italian' in Fiat's Movie Tie-In Ad Monster bites off more than he can chew

As if Italian auto brand Fiat hasn't had enough challenges in its recent U.S. reboot, the car becomes a snack for none other than Godzilla in this goofy but likable…

May 8, 2014, 12:14 PM EDT

See Heineken's 15-Second Film Based on a Fan's Tweet About an Evil Abe Lincoln 'Linclone' was even screened at Tribeca

Fifteen seconds is short for an ad, never mind a film. But Heineken and Wieden + Kennedy New York premiered just such a movie at the Tribeca Film Festival on…

April 24, 2014, 12:18 PM EDT

Here's What Happens When You Ask Netflix to Go to Prom With You Teen's tweet leads to a memorable, movie-fueled night

Muthana Sweis, a student at Marist High School in Chicago, took two dates to his junior prom—and one of them was Netflix. In a January tweet, the 17-year-old asked the company…

April 10, 2014, 9:27 AM EDT

Best Wedding Present Ever? Photographer Remakes Hollywood Posters Starring Bride and Groom 'A labor of love, for sure'

In a world where love is patient and love is kind, one couple refused to play by the rules. This summer, they're going to the chapel and someone's going to…

April 8, 2014, 1:09 PM EDT

These 16 Star-Studded Posters Make The Expendables 3 Seem Strangely Compelling Who isn't in this movie?

The Expendables film series, helmed by Sylvester Stallone and cast to the verge of exploding with his fellow action stars, has never been all that approachable to casual fans who…

April 2, 2014, 9:48 PM EDT

Amazon Announces $99 Fire TV Set-Top Box New device aggregates all your streaming subs into a single menu

The venue for the press conference was decked out like a swanky home theater, from the cushy chairs and giant TV on top of a low bookshelf to the Junior…

April 2, 2014, 11:28 AM EDT

Dad Obsessed With Indie Movies Tells His Girl the World's Worst Bedtime Story Newport Beach's latest insane ad

From the folks who brought you "Mandible," perhaps the most twisted film-festival promo in history, comes a sequel that's also messed up—if less visually gruesome. RPA and Tool's new spot for…

April 2, 2014, 9:35 AM EDT

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