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At the Movies: Product Placement Mission Not So Impossible With Tattooed Tintin

Posted by Abe Sauer on December 23, 2011 05:29 PM

It's the end of 2011 and the last chance for Apple to get all its product placements in before beginning onscreen dominance anew for another year. Apple already has a starring role in the new Mission Impossible, and, who knows, maybe the glowing Apple will also appear in We Bought a Zoo (alongside Home Depot), The Darkest Hour or The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

One film opening over the holiday break, based on everyone's favorite global adventurer, will likely not have any Apple tech products. But that doesn't mean Tin Tin can't sell some product or help build brand awareness.Continue reading...

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Viral Video Watch: Tintin Revealed in First Full-Length Trailer

Posted by Michael Waltzer on July 11, 2011 05:30 PM

If comic book, animation and movie fans were excited by the first look at the posters and trailers for The Adventures of Tintin that were released in May, then their heads may have exploded today.

Ahead of the upcoming San Diego Comic-Con, Paramount and Columbia Pictures today released the first full-length trailer for the upcoming Steven Spielberg-directed and Peter Jackson-produced film, showing more of the animated effects than before. It's already got fans (and pros) buzzing about how to describe the animation.

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Generating Buzz: The Adventures of Tintin Trailer and Posters

Posted by Michael Waltzer on May 17, 2011 05:00 PM

All things Tintin: that's what's trending on Twitter today, after Paramount and Columbia Pictures released the trailer (watch it below) for the highly anticipated movie The Adventures of Tintin on Apple's website

Directed by Steven Spielberg, co-presented and -produced by his fellow director Peter Jackson, co-scripted by Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat, and based on the classic Herge comic, the live action adaptation for the big screen has fans and critics salivating for glimpses ahead of its December 23rd release.

Also whetting their appetites: the just-released movie posters, below.Continue reading...

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