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Inception's Life-Size Adverts

Thompson on Hollywood By Cameron Carlson | Thompson on Hollywood July 3, 2010 at 1:13AM

Warner Bros. installed some jumbo-size new ads in New York for Christopher Nolan's much-anticipated Inception. The supergraphics play with perception in a fun way, and don't completely stick out like some other massive outdoor ads.
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Warner Bros. installed some jumbo-size new ads in New York for Christopher Nolan's much-anticipated Inception. The supergraphics play with perception in a fun way, and don't completely stick out like some other massive outdoor ads.

Check out some more pictures after the jump:

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Speaking of which, LA Weekly posts a substantial feature on the illegality of outdoor ad-space in LA, and the millions they generate.

The Wrap also looks at studios' ties to the shady practice. Although these types of ads are allowed in New York, the lesson for LA ad campaigns is that greater, creative integration between the images and their urban settings might yield more positive local support.

This article is related to: Box Office, Directors, Franchises, Genres, Headliners, Studios, Marketing, Media, Summer, Chris Nolan, Inception, Sci-fi, Action, Leonardo DiCaprio, Warner Bros./New Line


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.