Studios Officially Out of Ideas for Nicholas Spark's Movie Posters...

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  1. Mike Frezon

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    Found this over at The Consumerist:



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    What should a movie like that have on the poster- the White House being destroyed by a spaceship?
     
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    Originally Posted by Chris Lockwood
     
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    I think Nicholas Sparks is out of ideas for books. Young couple, whirlwind romance, someone dies, they mend their relationship and come back stronger, the end!
     
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    "Sparks recently went on record as saying he is a greater novelist than Cormac McCarthy. This is true in the same sense that I am a better novelist than William Shakespeare. Sparks also said his novels are like Greek Tragedies. This may actually be true. I can't check it out because, tragically, no really bad Greek tragedies have survived." -- Roger Ebert
     
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    If Nicholas Sparks ever did decide to do a sci-fi film where aliens blow up the White House he would have two of the aliens fall madly in love first, have one of them be diagnosed with a fatal illness and die causing the other to go mad and destroy the White House.
     
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    ^^^^^^^

    Expect a call from Roland Emmerich.
     
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    Oh good, I've always wanted to give him a piece of my mind about Godzilla.
     
  10. Mike Frezon

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    Since the image in the OP is busted, here's a representative image:


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    This all came to mind as I see the latest Sparks effort is hitting shelves this Tuesday: :D


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    EDIT: I think I found (and fixed) the original image in the OP.
     
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    It looks like Scott Eastwood (The Longest Ride) and Zac Efron (The Lucky One) are even wearing the same T-shirt.
     
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    When I first heard about a new movie called The Longest Ride, I thought it was a porno. Actually, a porno would have been a better movie.....
     
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    My wife and I actually went to see A Walk to Remember in the theater (for the life of me, I can't tell you why)...and during this sappy, heart-string-tugging movie...we started giggling, then laughing out loud. The acting and dialogue were sooooo bad. We couldn't contain ourselves.
     
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    Maybe it's not just Nic Sparks films. Maybe it's studio marketing dept's in general. Here's another non-NS film trying to emulate the same theme:


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    Oh sure. But his ALL seem to fall into that template.


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    This is like eating peanuts...


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