December 5, 2012 at 10:22AM
There's been a plague in the movie marketing world of late. Virtually every major release -- and seemingly most minor ones as well -- is going far beyond single one-sheet artwork to sell its wares. Along with teasers, arty Mondo-type versions, IMAX editions and everything else in between, posters are released showcasing seemingly every last cast member in the movie.
4. Susan Sarandon in "Cloud Atlas"
Wondering why "Cloud Atlas" failed to connect with audiences and became a giant flop? Look no further. This has to be one of the most baffling pieces of marketing we've ever seen.