Tuesday, October 27, 2009

A Tagline to Die Because Of?

The latest poster (Hollywood-Spy) for the upcoming film Sherlock Holmes, directed by Guy Ritchie and starring Robert Downey Jr., is not a bad poster. It's a bit cheesy but it's a PG-13 film so they all are.

Alas though it was all ruined for me when I read the tagline:

"Holmes for the Holiday"

After reading that I died a little inside. Who approved/wrote that? They should be fired... rehired... and fired again (and then rehired because I don't want to be mean). That's horrible, I really just can't believe it. It makes my head explode how awful of a tagline it is. Their other taglines of the single character + obscure statement kind of relating to them style (ala recent Graphic Novel to Screen adaptations) weren't creative, but they weren't annoying. That tagline there just makes me feel depressed... I can't go on, it's just that incredibly awful.

What do you all think about it?

3 better thoughts:

Lemmy Caution said...

Wow. That tagline sucks out loud.

Watched Guy's RockNRolla the other night.....gotta say, not too bad. Enjoyed it more than anything he's done in a long while.

Wilkinson should be in every movie.

Snipes said...

Rachel McAdams needs to be on that poster.

DEZMOND said...

you don't think Robert Downey Jr represents a suitable festive figure??? I'm shocked :))))))))

I like Jude Law on the poster, he totally steals the spotlight.

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