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Dr. Strange is a WIS

  1. Mouse_at_Large

    Mouse_at_Large still immune to Speedmaster attraction Oct 27, 2016

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    Saw the movie today and thoroughly enjoyed it. Early on, and this is not too spoilerish, he's getting ready to go out and dips into a multi-winder box and pulls out a JLC (one of these I believe http://www.jaeger-lecoultre.com/eu/en/watches/master/master-ultra-thin-perpetual/130842J.html). The watch also gets some screen time later.

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    Wonder how much JLC chipped in for that bit of product placement, and even more importantly, did they supply a stunt double? (see the film, you'll understand :eek:)
     
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  2. flw

    flw Oct 27, 2016

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    Nice!! I've been a big fan of the comic book character since the '70s - looking forward to seeing the film. Showing him as a WIS just compounds the anticipation!
     
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  3. Rman

    Rman Oct 27, 2016

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    He was a truly brilliant Sherlock, can't wait.
     
  4. shaninNH

    shaninNH Oct 27, 2016

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    Great post. Caught my attention immediately. However, LeCoultre hardly seems like the type of company to pony up cash for product placement in a comic book movie. Don't get me wrong, I'm sold, but I'll have to mortgage the house...lol (I might).

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  5. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Oct 27, 2016

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    When he pulled the watch box out and had the white dial 116520 Daytona I was elbowing my sister going "Dr Strange has my Daytona! Clearly a man of impeccable taste".

    Great movie though I'm pretty sure JLC does have a deal with Marvel given Tony Stark also rocks a JLC, and similarly selects it from a watch box filled with other brands.
     
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  6. shaninNH

    shaninNH Oct 27, 2016

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    Well said...I recuse myself. This is why I am still a newbie in a quartz TAG (don't tell anyone). Ha ha. Great post. Pardon my sarcasm, I really don't even mean it. It's in our DNA in New England.

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  7. Jwit

    Jwit Not a doctor, but plays one on ΩF Oct 27, 2016

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    Are you looking forward to getting shut out again on Sunday?!::stirthepot::

    Sorry for the thread hijacking.
     
  8. Kazyole

    Kazyole Oct 27, 2016

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    Good point, and interesting to think about.

    I wonder who exactly they're talking to with that deal. The James Bond/omega relationship makes sense to me, as it's a brand/watch that a middle/upper-middle class person could conceivably fall in love with, save a bit, and ultimately buy. I guess for whatever reason I just don't see the kind of person who can afford to pick up a JLC being swayed by a comic book movie. I'd be curious to know if they see any kind of appreciable bump in sales following the movie, or if they just do it as a way to elevate brand perception.
     
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  9. ahartfie

    ahartfie The black sheep in the Spee-ee-eee-eedmaster flock Oct 31, 2016

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    Perhaps their targets are the parents who bring their kids to the movie.
     
  10. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Oct 31, 2016

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    Of course they paid for product placement. They need to do more of this! While maintaining thier cred and value proposition.
     
  11. Superdoc

    Superdoc Oct 31, 2016

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    Ummm...

    .... never mind....
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  12. Superdoc

    Superdoc Oct 31, 2016

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    Ummm....

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    Never mind....:(
     
  13. Archer

    Archer Omega Qualified Watchmaker Nov 1, 2016

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    Stuporman in a Marvel thread? Oh my...::facepalm2::

    Besides, haven't you heard...Superman's dead...

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    Sorry, little wrinkled from just taking it from the laundry for this photo.

     
  14. Superdoc

    Superdoc Nov 1, 2016

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    Ouch...

    Although I think the first time I ever saw a JLC was in Batman Forever - where the reverse side was a videophone with which Val Kilmer spoke with Alfred...

    I'm pretty sure Christian Bale wore one as Bruce Wayne too...


    JLC must get enough back to keep it going for 20 plus years..
     
  15. pcdubc

    pcdubc Nov 2, 2016

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    Well, he was also driving a Lambo - so at least this is consistent.
     
  16. pcdubc

    pcdubc Nov 2, 2016

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    No stunt replacement I don't think. Sapphire looks shattered throughout =)
     
  17. Cobain

    Cobain Nov 2, 2016

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    Is the movie worth it though?
     
  18. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Nov 2, 2016

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    I liked it a lot but that's just me, my sister is a trainee neurosurgeon and commented that they nailed all of the doctor / medical part especially the capturing the narcicism of surgeons (her words and she is one lol).
     
  19. meganfox17

    meganfox17 Nov 3, 2016

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    Hi Guys[emoji137]

    Yipeee ! I've watched Dr Strange today & I must say I really enjoyed the movie, great acting , dialogues & although there were lots of CGIs , it didnt mar the storyline. This movie must be watched in IMAX 3D to enjoy the full experience. See whether you can identify the watch but the JLC Master Ultra Thin Perpetual was given such great screen presence that anyone & everyone who watched the movie will remember the broken watch[​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  20. Waltesefalcon

    Waltesefalcon Nov 3, 2016

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    Since everyone seems to like the flick, I guess I now have weekend plans.
     
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