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Movie Poster Addict

August 27th, 2007 at 7:14 pm

The Water Horse Poster

The Water Horse Poster

A cute looking and smiling mythical animal who is obviously still a baby. In a bathtub. The perfect image to grab the attention of the little kids and to make every adult run as far as possible.

The marketing for The Water Horse seems to be aiming really young. And not in the “fun for the whole family” way. It’s more of a “hey children, why don’t you force your parents to see this?” way. Sure, they manage to squeeze in that the people producing this also produced The Chronicles of Narnia. But unlike what happened with Narnia they don’t seem to be showing any elements that could appeal to the no longer so young among us. Perhaps because the movie itself lacks such elements?

(Via ComingSoon)

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    [...] Movie Poster Addict has the new poster for The Water Horse. He says it looks like a movie that kids are going to drag their parents to and that won’t appeal to adults. Sadly, I must be too young at heart because the little creature on the poster and the synopsis on IMDb (”A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend.”) are like something out of my childhood daydreams. I always wanted to find a magical egg with a creature in it for me to take care of. Sure, in my daydreams it was usually a fairy or elf-like creature, but hey, I’m a girl. [...]

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    Reading is an acquired skill. ,

    JXL71 on October 10th, 2009
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    Very interesting points you have mentioned , thankyou for posting . “‘Tis an ill wind that blows no minds.” by Malaclypse the Younger.

    Deshawn Delling on February 23rd, 2013


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