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Topic: Movies

Ava the Robot Goes From Tinder to LinkedIn, and Will Now Schedule Meetings for You

Meet your next personal assistant

Ava, the artificial intelligence from the movie Ex Machina who famously punked Tinder users during South by Southwest, isn't interested only in dating. She also has a business side, it…

Tinder Users at SXSW Are Falling for This Woman, but She's Not What She Appears

'Have you ever been in love?'

Well, this is sneaky—and for some, a little heartbreaking. Tinder users at the SXSW festival on Saturday were encountering an attractive 25-year-old woman named Ava on the dating app. A friend…

Vince Vaughn's Hilarious Stock Photos Were Made From These Equally Ludicrous Originals

Check out the great Photoshopping work

By now, you've probably seen Fox and Getty's wonderful promotion for the movie Unfinished Business, with Vince Vaughn, Dave Franco and Tom Wilkinson posing for boringly clever stock photos. Well, it…

Fans Successfully Unlocked the New Avengers Trailer, and It Was Totally Worth It

Twitter buzz rewarded with an epic preview

Marvel both delighted and infuriated its rabid fan base today by making them work together to unlock the new Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer by tweeting about it. But good…

Whoa, This Weird Retro Ad Imagines Birdman as a Real Action Figure

Best Picture winner gets its second wind

Last fall, Fox Searchlight gave away limited-edition Birdman action figures as part of its marketing for the movie. Now, the Best Picture Oscar winner is reopening in cinemas—and getting a…

Here's How Google Instantly Built Real-Time Ads to Promote Oscar-Winning Movies

Data showed interest in winners lasts just 15 minutes

Google hit the Oscars with a rare real-time marketing campaign, one that quickly began promoting links to buy and stream the winning films moments after stars accepted their awards. Google said…

Oscars Relive the Glory of Past Winners in Stirring Ads for Sunday's Show

Can you name them all?

The Oscars are just around the corner, so now's as good a time as any to start amping yourself up by revisiting past highlights. And the show's producers, with help…

Sex Toy Company Makes a Movie, With a Special Trailer You Can't Watch Alone

LELO's PlayTogether syncs smartphones

LELO, the luxury sex toy brand, is getting into the movie business. And fittingly, it's sexing up the marketing around it with a pretty creative interactive trailer. The trailer is called…

Movie Stars From Iconic Scenes Stare Right at You in FX's Intense, Eerie Promos

Neat trick by Imaginary Forces

How would you feel if, during high-tension moments in your favorite movies, the cameras cut to slow motion and the lead actors turned to stare right at you? Now you might…

The Nominations Are Out, and Here's a New Eye-Bending Oscars Ad With Neil Patrick Harris

In the category of visual effects

Whether you agree with the nominations (The Lego Movie was ROBBED), it's an exciting day for Hollywood, as the Oscar contenders were announced this morning, including esteemed cinematographer Dick Poop. Everyone's…

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