Posted by deepcenter at max1-8.1scom.net on October 09, 2003 at 15:37:12:
In Reply to: So weird... posted by Kevin on October 09, 2003 at 15:33:47:
: Anyone see this story?
: Speaking as a guy who's about as close to this movie and the marketing plans as it gets, I
: can tell you that there's no truth to that story. Market the movie on me? So fucking
: Trust me: I've seen the marketing concepts on this movie from as early on as when we were
: still shooting upto just yesterday. EVERY poster is centered around Affleck. Some show
: Affleck and Jen, some show Affleck and the kid (which would make the most sense), some
: show Affleck and Liv Tyler. None show me. And as with every flick I've made, this is not
: billed as "A Film By Kevin Smith" - the hallmark of any marketing campaign built on the
: "The Fourth Film by Quentin Tarantino"? THAT'S a director-driven marketing campaign. A
: standard "Written and Directed by Kevin Smith"? That's hardly what I'd call selling a flick on
: the director's back.
: Smells like some editor at Us Magazine was desperate for a Ben and Jen story. That this
: bogus tidbit fit the bill shows a surprising amount of creativity on their part, but further
: solidifies their reputation in the print community as little more than a glossy version of the
Does this mean no pictures of a scantily clad Kevin to help drive us to the theaters and put down our dollars?
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