What’s In A Name?

Fantastic Four- Rise of the Silver Surfer Double-sided posterIf the movie poster only has the word “Rise” on it, you’d think saying “two for Rise, please” would get you two tickets.  Wouldn’t you?

Or, if that didn’t work, you’d think picking the movie who’s title most closely matches the main character’s name would get you tickets. Wouldn’t you?

I’ll bet you’d be surprised if you saw penguins when you were expecting alien superheroes.  Wouldn’t you?

So, I’ll share this warning:

is not the new .

On a positive note, the movie about surfing penguins is quite good, thank you.

Alexa Clark

Alexa is a digital marketer and author with over 20 years in digital & interactive communications in the food and tech industries. Alexa's CheapEats Restaurant Guides, for both Toronto & Ottawa, were Canadian best sellers. She is a recognized authority on social media and has been named one of Canada's 20 Leading Women in Social Media.

4 thoughts on “What’s In A Name?

  • June 16, 2007 at 9:55 pm

    Hahahahahaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!! Whew. You always have the best tips.

  • June 18, 2007 at 2:21 pm

    From what I hear, fate intervened and you saw a better movie.

  • June 18, 2007 at 3:03 pm

    roro – always happy to screw up to get the good tips for my friends.
    Dead Robot – That’s the impression I’m getting too. Did you see Fantastic 4?

  • June 19, 2007 at 2:47 pm

    Not yet. I think we’ll be renting that in the winter. Rottentomatoes dot com says it’s 50 – 50: stupid summer fare, but not great stupid summer fare.
    I’m waiting for Transformers.


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