Monday, September 26, 2005
previous entry | main | next entry | TrackBack (2)
I seriously doubt the latter is true, but I do have a partial explanation for Smith: the motto of Grace Hill Media -- the PR firm tasked with the blogger promotion -- is "Helping Hollywood Reach People of Faith." I wonder if there's another PR firm to hype the event for liberal blogggers.....
2) And I wonder if they're better than Grace Hill Media, because I must agree with this blogger's complaint about the confirmation e-mail they sent to everyone. Juuuust a bit too bossy.
3) As someone who was captain of my high school math team, I can say with some certainty that I know from geeks. With that background knowledge, I must confirm what one of my moviegoing compatriots said: "I've been to Star Wars and LOTR openings, but this was easily the geekiest moviegoing audience I've ever seen."
3) Universal studios showed one preview before Serenity -- Doom, starring The Rock. From an audience primed for Joss Whedon quips, it provoked a... bemused reaction.
4) Despite the high fan-to-nonfan ration, there were enough interested outworlders such that the preview accomplished what Whedon said was the marketing strategy in this New York Times interview:
I guess having the Sci-Fi Convention guys there swamped any lingering machismo.
Great movie though. I was thrilled.posted by: mCrane on 09.26.05 at 11:55 PM [permalink]
Looking forward to this Friday's opening in Ohio.posted by: Bill OH on 09.26.05 at 11:55 PM [permalink]
I was at the Chicago screening last night. I thought the movie was great. I also have a lot more appreciation for Simpsons writers who created Comic Book guy.posted by: Boris S on 09.26.05 at 11:55 PM [permalink]
on the left side, both Yglesias and Josh Marshall also succumbed to the Serenity marketing overlords. Probably others.posted by: arthur on 09.26.05 at 11:55 PM [permalink]
Marshall more than succumbed; TPM was itself a ticket source, which is a counterexample to the right-wingers-only theory.posted by: DonBoy on 09.26.05 at 11:55 PM [permalink]
Post a Comment: