Saturday, January 31, 2015
TV shows never seem to make the translation from their home territory as successfully as studios hope. You just have to look at Fox's poorly performing recent remake of the acclaimed British series Broadchurch as Gracepoint, the remake of the Scandinavian crime drama The Bridge on FX (which only lasted two seasons) and also Fox's remake of another Australian show, Rake, which flopped at the start of last year.
Let's hope The Slap doesn't turn out to be a slap in the face for NBC.
Friday, January 30, 2015
The inclusion of the pony just helps to highlight John Oliver's light-hearted, always insightful and highly satirical approach to the past week in the spheres of news, politics and world current affairs.
Bill Maher should think about to mix up the advertising for his show, now in its thirteenth season).
The fun standard landscape billboards were first spied along Sunset Boulevard on January 14, whilst the super-sized pony ad creative was snapped westbound along the Sunset Strip on January 23, 2015.
season one billboards for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver from last April, which had the more subtle device of the comedian host having two pairs of glasses.
Happy fun day Friday, may the laughs be with you this weekend.
UPDATED: Here's the season two creative updated without the pony for the show's Emmy consideration campaign, snapped along La Cienega Boulevard on May 19, 2015.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
White House Down movie billboards and 22 Jump Street movie billboards.
Friends with Benefits film billboards and these Oz the Great and Powerful movie billboards.
Only time will tell if Jupiter will ascend, or whether it will crash and burn.
UPDATED: Here's another billboard for the sci-fi spectacular spied along Pico Boulevard on February 1, 2015.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
This year the 57th Grammy Awards outdoor ad campaign celebrates 'The Grammy Effect', with these hypnotic geometric designs enticing you to watch the live broadcast on February 8, 2015.
Grammy Awards billboards from years past and see what you think.
billboards for The Voice's seventh season.
billboards featuring Beyoncé, everything from other awards shows to concert tour promos, behind-the-scenes documentary films and being the face of Pepsi.
Which music superstars and recording artists will walk away with a Grammy this year at The Staples Center in Downtown L.A.? You will tune in to find out.
UPDATED: Daily Billboard spied another of 'The Grammy Effect' ad creatives, this one featuring French electro-pop duo Daft Punk, along La Cienega Boulevard on February 4, 2015.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Dakota Johnson plays the naive and curious literature student 'Anastasia Steele', who is drawn to the enigmatic 'Christian Grey' when she goes to interview him and soon begins to discover his secrets and explore her own sexual desires along the way.
The smaller and standard landscape billboards were also spied along Melrose Avenue from January 21 to January 24, 2015. Keeping the ad creative designs to black and white and 'shades of grey', with just a dash of red, makes them even more thematic and striking.
If you're an admirer of the actor that plays the enigmatic Mr. Grey, be sure to also enjoy these steamy Calvin Klein billboards featuring Jamie Dornan from his time as a male fashion model (so he's no stranger to stripping off in front of the camera).
Make sure you clear your calendar and you're not too tied up to enjoy some titillation on the cinema screen this February.
'Mr. Grey will see you now'.
Monday, January 26, 2015
There's no major dark twists or reinventions, like Disney's recent adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's musical Into the Woods or with Angelina Jolie in Maleficent, this is pure sweeping romance, glass slippers and all, from director and renowned thespian Kenneth Branagh.
Helena Bonham Carter brings her eccentric talents as Cinderella's Fairy Godmother and Game of Thrones Richard Madden is the Prince Charming who captures her heart.
Prepare for a dazzling happily-ever-after spectacle if Cinderella's gorgeous, voluminous ball gown is anything to go by.
UPDATED: Here's another smaller billboard for the live-action Cinderella, spied high over Vine Street in Hollywood on February 9, 2015.
UPDATED: This Cinderella key art is really a great example of how one dreamy visual can be used across multiple sizes and formats and have consistently great impact.
If you're a fan of the classic fairytale, be sure to also check out these original Cinderella movie costumes worn by Lily James and Richard Madden on display.