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Would This Commerical Have Helped 2 Weeks Ago?

Snakes On A Plane… for girls.

10 Responses to “Would This Commerical Have Helped 2 Weeks Ago?”

  1. Tofu says:

    Still processing?

  2. Tofu says:

    Oh, and thanks for skipping the embedding. Nice feature that isn’t so nice to a few browsers from time to time.

  3. Tofu says:

    Alright, now it’s playing.
    Would it have helped? Naaahhhh… SoaP needed a money shot or two, simple as that.

  4. Aladdin Sane says:

    Tofu, it’s just too bad the money shot was a snake hanging off a surgically enhanced breast…that woulda guaranteed a few more dollars in the coffers. 😉

  5. blythecummings says:

    Won’t help. It’s too late to polish this turd. Outside of message board fanboys, word is out that SNAKES is pure crap.

  6. palmtree says:

    I agree with Tofu. Taking Mr. Poland’s advice, this commercial should be selling one thing and that one thing should be the thing mostly likely to interest people. Well, making snakes seem really terrifying is boring. How about watching Sam Jackson decapitate one or a badass line reading? Where is the fun other than reading quotes of people claiming that it is?

  7. jeffmcm says:

    I don’t think the ‘pure crap’ thing is quite accurate. The movie is what it is, and everyone who was into that came out last weekend. I’m thinking a 70% drop this weekend. Why anyone would treat this like any other movie, to be debated in terms of plot and character, or spend as much thought on it as Armond White did this week, is beyond me.

  8. KamikazeCamelV2.0 says:

    The fact of the matter is, the people who wanted to see Snakes didn’t need convincing and pretty much all of them LOVED it. And then there were those that always thought it looked silly and didn’t go.
    And then are those who didn’t think it looked good and still went and then they complain that the acting was bad, the writing was terrible and the effects were fake.
    The movie is definitely the funniest I’ve seen all year. That bit where they lift the plane up at the very last moment literally made me fall off my chair with laughter.

  9. hatchling says:

    Girls don’t want to see a movie about snakes.

  10. kerrigan says:

    yes, totally. that first tv spot blew

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