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The Joker's had his red pen out

16 July 2008  |  Written by Olly Richards  |  Source: impawards.com

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In a final publicity push for The Dark Knight, as if it needs it, Warner Bros has vandalised most of the posters released so far for the film. To see the ones now covered in The Joker's red graffiti, click any of the images below.



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I've seen the Dark Knight...who wants to touch me?
Was at a preview here in Dublin the other day...it's an absolutely phenomenal film. More

Posted by Doug Fresh at 14:07 on 20 July 2008 | Report This Post

I'm really excited about this film (who isn't??!) and i cant wait till it's finally showing in the cinemas. My favourite poster is why so serious, even though i have to admit, they seem to have over done it a bit in the markingting depratment with all the posters and things, but still really exctied!! More

Posted by Miss Angle at 18:32 on 18 July 2008 | Report This Post

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I'm really excited about this film (who isn't??!) and i cant wait till it's finally showing in the cinemas. My favourite poster has to be why so serious, even though i have to admit, they seem to have over done it a bit in the marketing department with all the posters and trailers, but still really excited!! ____________________________________________   "Kid, there's something I ought to tell you. I never shot anybody before." More

Posted by Miss Angle at 18:31 on 18 July 2008 | Report This Post

I love the "why so serious" one. Seriously can't wait to see this!!!! More

Posted by mozzy_gal at 18:18 on 17 July 2008 | Report This Post

RE:
L: VijayUK Warner Bros seem kinda desprate with their marketing campaign...endless posters, tv shots, trailers, etc. get for the film must have doubled with this aggressive marketing, and it is likely to cut into WB's profits ]   I don't think they'll be too bothered when the film takes $130m this weekend..... More

Posted by CORLEONE at 13:10 on 17 July 2008 | Report This Post

RE: 2 days 2 go
haha flying rodent, i laughed quite a lot at that! More

Posted by kumar at 13:05 on 17 July 2008 | Report This Post

RE: 2 days 2 go
Anyone else noticed that all related TDK websites have been jokerfied too, such as Gotham Cable News, and The Gotham Times. More

Posted by simonoram at 13:03 on 17 July 2008 | Report This Post

2 days 2 go
God bless America! More

Posted by H is the greatest at 20:29 on 16 July 2008 | Report This Post

"Nice outfit" is exactly what Jack Napier said to Keaton's Batman at Axis Chemicals way back in '89!!! More

Posted by ROThornhill at 18:50 on 16 July 2008 | Report This Post

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Posted by ROThornhill at 18:45 on 16 July 2008 | Report This Post

RE: 7 days to go !!
Not for me. I just realised it´s not being released in the country where I´m living until August 13th. AUGUST 13TH!!!! As they say over here en la puta!!!! what that means. So quit yer whining and spare a thought for people like me. I loathe and despise you all, august 24th-ers. More

Posted by Gabriel at 17:57 on 16 July 2008 | Report This Post

7 days to go !!
Just realised I am seeing The Dark Knight in the same amount of days that god created the Earth !! !! WOO HOO CMON !! I have never been more proud and glad that I am a geek !! More

Posted by waltham1979 at 14:49 on 16 July 2008 | Report This Post

Warner Bros seem kinda desprate with their marketing campaign...endless posters, tv shots, trailers, etc. The budget for the film must have doubled with this aggressive marketing, and it is likely to cut into WB's profits More

Posted by VijayUK at 14:00 on 16 July 2008 | Report This Post

aren't the studio worried about piracy? i mean, everyone wants to see this and giving a worldwide release date wouldn't hurt. More

Posted by Hughezy at 12:29 on 16 July 2008 | Report This Post

Why is it not the 24th yet? LuckyJack will sell kidneys to see this film...any takers?? More

Posted by LuckyJack at 11:48 on 16 July 2008 | Report This Post


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