...The One-Minute Pundit
Friday, July 29, 2011
Proof that maybe promotions can go only so far:
[Cowboys and Aliens director Jon] Favreau started stumping for the film early. As the Los Angeles Times reported in early February, he was even jetting into small Iowa towns, along with Cowboys producer Ron Howard, film reels in hand, trying to seed buzz for the movie.
A mistake; that's "they-don't-watch-our-movies-anyway" territory (as irksome a cliché as "IF YOU DON'T LIKE IT, YOU CAN ALWAYS TURN THE TV OFF!!!!!"). Judging from this dud maybe the movee extruders can turn all America into such a territory.