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Aliens v. Predator: The most offensive ad campaign ever?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by BYH, Dec 21, 2007.

  1. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Anyone else see these commercials promoting a midnight showing Christmas Eve of AVP2?

    Words appear on a black screen: This Christmas Eve you're invited to midnight mass.

    Then the letters ...acre are added.

    Then some violence.

    Then the voiceover: "The massacre begins midnight Christmas Eve at (theatre here)."

    What? Did "Fuck worshipping the Lord, come see blood, guts and alien goo" not pass muster?

    I'm not easily offended, nor am I overly religious, but that offended the hell out of me. Now midnight Mass is exploitable (is that a word? it is now) to premiere a new movie.
  2. pallister

    pallister Guest

    Like you really give a damn, liberal heathen.
  3. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Blow it out your ass, warmonger!!!

    (are you heading over here to listen to Night Ranger or what?)
  4. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Nice to see ad execs are getting their ideas from a 20-year-old Bill Murray movie.
  5. pallister

    pallister Guest

    I gotta stop at E-Z Mart and pick up a case of Mountain Dew.
  6. Bad Guy Zero

    Bad Guy Zero Active Member

    Don't forget the Corn Nuts!
  7. pallister

    pallister Guest

    Good god, were Corn Nuts awful. They still make those things?
  8. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    What's the deal with Corn Nuts?
  9. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Alien vs. Predator reminds me of a conversation I had with my college roommate. Everyone's done this, but we'd compare mascots to see who would win in a fight between their "real" counterparts.

    Being from St. Louis, he swore up and down that nothing could beat a Saint Louis Billiken in a straight fight, because it had mystical powers and could beat anything. I countered by saying anything divine, like an angel or a devil, could beat a Billiken because it wasn't of this world. I think Santa Claus could beat a Billiken.

    I'd admit, however, that a Billiken could probably beat Alien or Predator.

    How this relates to Christmas? I have no earthly idea.
  10. pallister

    pallister Guest

    As for Corn Nuts, between the taste and the breath they left you with, you might as well eat a six-day-old dead raccoon.

    EDIT: WTF is a Billiken?
  11. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Some Buddha-looking ugly fucker. And no ... not Rick Majerus.
  12. Bad Guy Zero

    Bad Guy Zero Active Member

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