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September 1st, 2009 at 10:17 pm

The Day After a Couple Of Years From Now

Well, destroying the White House worked great for the marketing of Independence Day. And a giant wave worked as part of the marketing for The Day After Tomorrow. So why not have a giant wave that destroys the White House? That’s got to double the profits, right?

These posters for 2012 are pretty similar to the equally polished disaster posters for The Day After Tomorrow. And why wouldn’t they be? The premise is very similar, and this sell managed to open TDAT to a pretty nice sum. Why change something that is not (as far as we know) broken?

I do appreciate that the Liberty Statue hasn’t been destroyed again in these. Poor lady had enough disasters for a several lifetimes.

(Via IMPAwards)

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  • 1

    Good point about Lady Liberty – why she is always considered the most important landmark in the world, I don’t know.

    None of these movies ever go after the Eiffel Tower, or Rome, or anywhere in Africa or Asia.

    Daniel on September 2nd, 2009
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