How do you promote Star Trek Into Darkness? Well, if you're the U.K. streaming service Blinkbox, and known for your impressive publicity stunts, you go to a British mall, set up a Trek-style teleporter, and hire illusionist Scott Penrose to help you start "beaming" people to the amazement of the masses.
Beachgoers on a Dorset beach were in for quite a jolt earlier this week as they encountered what appeared to be the remains of a giant dragon. In reality, it's a sculpture put together by Blinkbox to promote the third season of Game of Thrones which is arriving to the service.
The best part about vintage booze ads is that they give off an air of old timey drunken sophistication. Crossbreed these ads with a little bit of Star Trek, and you've got yourself one classy inside joke. Now all you need is an android bartender you can order a Finagle Folly from. Make it so tasty! The posters were…
West Virginia Governor, Joe Manchin, uses the Force for political gain. Watch as the Senatorial candidate paints his opponent as a Sith lord, and then shoots a TIE Fighter down with a rifle. There's a disturbance in the Force, indeed.
Spock in a bathtub with another man? Somehow, we don't think that an image that JJ Abrams wanted people to have in mind with the new Trek so close. Click through for Abrams' PR nightmare.
The Japanese Slusho! commercial (to promote January's Cloverfield) is boring compared to Serenity's classic Fruity Oaty Bars ad, says John Brownlee at SciFi Scanner. Not only that, but you can find a zillion real ads on Japanese TV that are more surreal and wacky than the Slusho! ad. Honestly, isn't everybody already…