Author Topic: Awful Movie Taglines  (Read 3519 times)

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Re: Awful Movie Taglines
« Reply #20 on: February 06, 2012, 06:47:51 AM »


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Re: Awful Movie Taglines
« Reply #21 on: February 06, 2012, 07:40:15 AM »



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Re: Awful Movie Taglines
« Reply #22 on: June 19, 2012, 02:44:45 PM »


lol whatever.

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: Awful Movie Taglines
« Reply #23 on: June 19, 2012, 02:50:24 PM »
Yeah, that is terrible.

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Re: Awful Movie Taglines
« Reply #24 on: October 20, 2017, 03:34:02 PM »


I mean ...

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: Awful Movie Taglines
« Reply #25 on: October 26, 2017, 04:47:43 PM »
I don't think there's much wrong with the 'Frogs' tagline - it knows what it is. Self-aware. To me a bad tagline is something which aims to sound cool or profound and ends up just sounding dull, silly or cloying.


I remember seeing a film students 'trailer' for an adaptation of Blood Meridian, the tagline said:

'Every man has a scalp'

The trailer itself was pretty cool. All dark fading in and out, knives being sharpened, cowboy hats, hair being pulled, etc. Then... 'Every man has a scalp'. It just captured nothing of the tone of the novel or the potential film.

'Every man has a scalp'.

Well... yeah, I know. It's on their head.

They have shoulders, too.

Also knees.



And toes.
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Re: Awful Movie Taglines
« Reply #26 on: October 26, 2017, 06:58:24 PM »


Manages to sound stupid and pretentious.

My alternatives:

Dragon Tattoos Will Clash
Let's Make This About the Middle-Aged White Guy
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Re: Awful Movie Taglines
« Reply #27 on: October 26, 2017, 09:54:01 PM »
'Every man has a scalp'.

They have shoulders, too.

Also knees.



And toes.

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« Reply #28 on: October 27, 2017, 04:27:02 AM »
To be fair, everyone is white in Dragon Tattoo.
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