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Shades of “Brokeback”

Shades of "Brokeback"

Take a look at the newly released poster for Joe Wright‘s “The Soloist,” about a journalist (Robert Downey Jr) who forms a relationship with a brilliant but insane musician (Jamie Foxx):

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Then take a look at this poster:

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I have no commentary as to what this might mean – except that the marketing teams for both like that font and for its actors to passionately look down and turn their heads to the side. And have a thing for lame taglines: LOVE IS A FORCE OF NATURE! LIFE HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN!

Or maybe that Satan’s Alley trailer from Tropic Thunder was more foreshadowing than we had thought.


UPDATE

As it turns out, Kris Tapley of InContention.com was already on to this similarity (I swears it was a coincidence) and found another (gay) member of the triad:

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