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Fake movies look better than 'The Social Network'

(Newser) - The debut of the melodramatic trailer for The Social Network—aka "the Facebook movie"—was basically guaranteed to be followed by parodies. Luckily, the spoofs are pretty darn hilarious. So far Twitter (sample line: "I need to create a way to blog that is as random and... More »

Bruno's Blitz Turns MySpace Into 'MeinSpace'

(Newser) - Sacha Baron Cohen has partnered up with MySpace to promote his new film, Bruno, in a move that could help revive the struggling social networking site, Advertising Age reports. MySpace is hosting a movie site for the gay Austrian fashionista—MeinSpace—and the parent site has started running an unrestricted... More »

New Bond Gives Signature Phrases a Rest

Quantum of Solace won't see bartenders advised to make martini 'shaken, not stirred'

(Newser) - Daniel Craig is cutting the camp in his latest turn as super-spy James Bond. In the new 007 film, Quantum of Solace, Craig doesn't instruct a bartender on how to make his cocktail, and there's no "Bond, James Bond" introduction, USA Today reports. "I'm as big a fan... More »

Raunchy Trailers Coming to Theater Near You

Online popularity has more studios going to marketing's tawdry side

(Newser) - If you weren’t sure what to expect from Zack and Miri Make a Porno, the movie’s R-rated preview makes it quite explicit, Josh Levin notes in Slate—and it’s just the latest of a growing number of films to market itself with such so-called red-band trailers. Thirty... More »

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