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PRODUCER OF BOYHOOD OFFERS "TIME BACK GUARANTEE"

July 14, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

With Richard Linklater’s Boyhood drawing 100-percent favorable reviews from critics — a rarity — producer John Sloss has offered moviegoers a "Time Back Guarantee." If anyone buys a ticket to see the movie and is "not absolutely thrilled" by it or considers it "not to be a good use of your time," he wrote, "I will give you that time back by performing any of your customary chores for up to 2 hours and 43 minutes. So far, it would seem, no one has taken him up on his offer. On Sunday, industry blogger Nikki Finke, saying that she is "a sucker for sassy marketing" like this, noted that the film already has an awards consultant.