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Tintin groks McDonald’s

The first branded ad campaign to land on the contintent on the occasion of the upcoming Tintin movie, turns out to be for McDonald’s.  Continuing their, rather unfavourably received, campaign that in the past features French heroes like Astérix, a … Continue reading

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More blistering barnacles

Turns out Captain Haddock is not Scottish, but rather has a certain Antepodian accent… (from Jeuxactu.com)

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Tintin previews get better and better

Earlier this week a new trailer was released for The Secret Of The Unicorn, the Spielberg-Jackson movie based on two of the best Tintin books around. Even though some of the scenes in the trailer are hopefully not the final … Continue reading

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Marvel as they battle

While we wait for next year’s movie version of the Avengers, here’s Whoiseyvan‘s “pre-make” of the film from the fifties.  What if the movie version of these Marvel heroes was created before the actual comic books ? (Thanks, Mark)

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Avengers Assemble!

If you think the current series of Marvel movies are a bit too serious, or if you’d rather not wait for the official Avengers movie, here’s something to keep you busy : Avengers Assemble, a series of quite funny shorts … Continue reading

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No Screwing Up So Far

Hot on the heels of the new Tintin posters, here’s the first trailer for Secret of the Unicorn, with actual footage.  From what I can see, there’s no screwing up so far.  I would have liked Tintin to speak French … Continue reading

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Please don’t screw this up

If this poster is anything to go by, the Spielberg-Jackson Tintin movie might actually be not such a bad idea.  But please, please, don’t screw this up…

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Too Fast For Superman

The bandwidth that Israeli broadband company Bezeq offer, is too fast for Superman to compete, or that’s what this ad would like us to believe.  Which reminded me of the sad fact that to the world at large, Superman is … Continue reading

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More vintage Tintin posters

Avrakadabra linked to my earlier post featuring a vintage Tintin movie poster, and even found some other examples from Denmark that I even like more – the way they bridge the gap between the original comics and the photography from … Continue reading

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Inception in 60 seconds

For the German edition of the Gone In 60 Seconds competition (the purpose of which was to recreate a well-known film in only one minute), Austrian illustrator and animator Wolfgang Matzl did a great job in compressing Chrisopher Nolan’s Inception … Continue reading

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