Download ‘The Guest’ Soundtrack For Free This Weekend

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With The Guest hitting limited theaters this weekend, producers of the film is looking for a way to get the word out on the film’s release. And what better way to do some free marketing then to hand out a free soundtrack from the film. All you have to do is tweet a photo of yourself with a ticket stub for The Guest using the #theguest. But the offer won’t last long, in fact it only lasts from September 26 – September 28, that’s this weekend, only.

Hit the jump to see more about the offer. [Read more...]

‘X-Men: Days Of Future Past’ Has A Speedy Social Media Marketing Campaign

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Following the launch of the latest viral marketing campaign from the X-Men film franchise, comes the latest social media campaign to promote the Blu-ray/DVD release of the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past.

To capitalize on the popularity of Quicksilver, which was probably one of the most surprising characters considering how the character was originally introduced, the 20th Century Fox marketing team has decided to use the character as the face of their latest social media marketing campaign. Using Vine and Instagram, we see, what we assume is an older Quicksilver try to make a speedy recovery after forgetting his girlfriend’s birthday. Hit the jump to check it out. [Read more...]

‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Launches Early Viral Marketing Campaign

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It is never too early to start a marketing campaign for a film like X-Men: Apocalypse. And 20th Century Fox is starting some very early marketing promotion for the upcoming film, which will be directed by Byran Singer, by launching two new viral marketing websites. The film is actually no where near the start of production, in fact it is still be written, and the cast is still being assembled, but if its any indication, these two new viral marketing campaigns could set the tone for the film.

One is for unite the mutants for good, the other seeks to expose the mutants as a threat to the human population. Which side are you on? Hit the jump to check out the site. [Read more...]

Watch James Franco Interview Actual Celeberties In Viral Marketing Campaign For “The Interview”

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A satire comedy like The Interview starring James Franco and Seth Rogen pretty much sets itself up for a fun viral marketing campaign, and now we are getting just that with a new faux interview hosted by Franco’s entertainment journalist character Dave Skylark. Titled “Dave Skylark’s Very Special VMA Special,” the faux interview actually is a promotion for MTV’s the Video Music Awards.

Featuring VMA nominees and performers Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea, and Jason Derulo, the special has the stars subjecting themselves to the antics of the fictional celebrity tabloid TV show “Skylark Tonight.” The special includes Franco as Skylark and Rogen as producer Aaron Rapoport, grilling each interviewee about everything ranging from the benefits of being Australian, trying to bait one to singing one’s name, to the size of certain body parts hit the jump to see the entire interview. [Read more...]

Win Tickets To “Avengers: Age Of Ultron” Premiere By Playing S.H.I.E.L.D. vs. Hydra Game

S.H.I.E.L.D. or HydraTo promote the DVD release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Walt Disney and Marvel are offering a chance to win tickets to the premiere of Avengers: Age Of Ultron. With Age Of Ultron wrapping production, and the May 1st, 2105 release date approaching quickly – we’re bound to see more of these sorts of games and contests. Hit the jump to see more. [Read more...]

“Dumb And Dumber To” Poke Fun At “Lucy” Poster

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The tagline for Luc Besson‘s Lucy is “The average person uses 10% of their brain capacity. Imagine what she could do with 100%.” Now we’ve seen plenty of films explore the use of a character’s full potential. All of them had pretty interesting viral marketing campaigns, but what if a film took a completely different look at how a character used their brain or lack thereof.

Dumb and Dumber To is the long awaited sequel to the Farley Brothers’ 1994 film. Now we’ve seen plenty of parody posters, but this one is pretty funny considering it is mocking a film that prides itself on using 100% of their brain, hit the jump to check it out. [Read more...]

Viral Video: “Let’s Be Cops” Viral Marketing Handing Out Social Media Citations

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We spend a lot of hours on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, posting photos, liking status, and retweeting things. But sometimes we come across stupid posts, and ask ourselves, why isn’t there a “dislike” button, or “I hate this” button. While Facebook or any of the other social media platforms won’t give us what we won’t, the people over at 20th Century Fox is making the “dislike” option a little easier by offering us “Let’s Be Cops” social media citations.

It’s exactly what it sounds like. You can hand out social media citations to things you you don’t like or deem stupid. Hit the jump to see what kind of citations you can hand out, plus a hilarious viral video that will help you figure out when to hand these citations out. [Read more...]

Latest “Star Wars Episode VII” Tweet Teases A Mysterious Droid Hand

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We’ve watched how Disney and J.J. Abrams have been marketing their Star Wars Episode VII “Force For Change” OMAZE UNICEF campaign for quite some time. With each new update, comes a very exciting tease, or hilarious video between two late night comedians, or a brand new look at a classic rebel fighter. But now that the campaign has come to a close, it is time to announce a winner, with the help of a cryptic hand.

Bad Robot has tweeted the name of the winner plus how much was donated to their campaign. Hit the jump to check it out. [Read more...]

“The Boxtrolls” Interactive Poster Turns You Into LAIKA’s Latest Creatures

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In anticipation for the release of The Boxtrolls, LAIKA has created a new marketing campaign that should get moviegoers more excited for the film.

To help promote the film, “the studio has teamed up with ad agency Wieden+Kennedy to create this “magic mirror” standee that uses an X-Box Kinect interface.” This was first reported by Mashable.

Standing in front of the standee, a lovable creature wearing a box will appear before you. Making any sort of motion from jumping, arm and leg waving, the box covered character will copy your movements. It even mimics facial gestures. Hit the jump to check out some images of the film. [Read more...]

“Project Almanac” Flyers Signal Secret Screening At Comic-Con

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If you just so happen to be over at the San Diego Comic-Con, you have seen a couple of flyers for the found footage time traveling thriller Project Almanac. Though the film has gone through various title changes, the premise of the film has stayed the same. Project Almanac follows a group of young teenagers who discover a document that would allow them to build a time machine. Using a video camera to record their discovery, they successfully build the time machine, only to find out that there are repercussions to altering the past, and they must find a way to reset everything to the way it once was.

While the film does dive into that time traveling fantasy, it manages to stay grounded by limited to how far back the device can take them. And now the Platinum Dunes company is ready to unveil the film to those over at SDCC. Hit the jump to check out the flyers that will lead you to the secret screening. [Read more...]