Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Movie, music and gaming billboards standing out in L.A.'s May 2018 skyline...

The L.A. skyline may have been gloomier than I'd like this month, there's been more than enough summer blockbuster movie billboards to brighten the city horizons, plus music and gaming billboards trying to grab passersby attention in the crowded skies too.

Movie billboards
Deadpool 2 movie billboard
Once again the 'Merc with a Mouth' was turning heads with his unorthodox outdoor ad campaign this May for his movie sequel.
Deadpool 2 Domino Inherent Vice billboard
And if you like these supercool ad creatives, make sure you check out all these other Deadpool 2 movie billboards.
Solo Star Wars movie billboard
Meanwhile another fan-favourite, 'Han Solo', was getting his own standalone prequel this month with Solo: A Star Wars Story.
Oceans 8 movie billboard
Another summer blockbuster getting some super-sized support this May was the all-female Ocean's film franchise spin-off, Ocean's 8.

To see more of Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway and their costars you can also check out these other Ocean's 8 movie billboards.
Incredibles 2 movie billboard
The summer of superheroes continues with Incredibles 2, the computer-animated sequel to the 2004 Disney/Pixar classic.
Ant-Man Wasp movie billboard
And speaking of comic book heroes, Paul Rudd's 'Ant-Man' is getting a new crime-fighting partner for his Marvel movie sequel, 'The Wasp' (Evangeline Lilly).
Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom billboard
And just when you thought it was safe in the streets, the dinosaurs return this summer in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.
Upgrade movie billboard
Logan Marshall-Green gets an Upgrade this June when he's implanted with an experimental Stem computer chip which gives him amazing abilities to exact his revenge in the new sci-fi horror.
Superfly movie billboard
1972's blaxploitation movie Super Fly gets a remake this summer with Trevor Jackson headlining the crime action film.
Sicario Day of Soldado movie billboard
Plus the 2015 CIA vs. drug cartel movie Sicario gets a sequel this summer, with Benicio del Toro and Josh Brolin (he's been busy of late) facing off in Day of the Soldado.
Hotel Artemis movie billboard
Meanwhile in the sci-fi movie Hotel Artemis, Jodie Foster plays a nurse who runs a clandestine hospital for criminals in riot-torn L.A. in the near future.
Tag film billboard
If you're in need of a little comedy, then the movie about friends playing a long-running game of Tag may be what you're looking for.
Ibiza film billboard
Plus the streaming giant Netflix also has the romantic comedy Ibiza, about a group of best friends having a wild time on the Mediterranean clubbing island whilst chasing a hot DJ.
Alex Strangelove film billboard
This year also seems to be the time for gay teen romantic comedies on the big and small screen, as following Love, Simon earlier in the year, Netflix debuts its own high school coming-out tale with Alex Strangelove.
Tiny Shoulders Rethinking Barbie documentary billboard
Meanwhile over on Hulu, the documentary film Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie was exploring the doll's effect on America's culture and her evolution over the decades.
The Tale HBO film billboard
This month HBO was delivering The Tale of childhood sexual abuse and how people cope with it, starring Laura Dern.
Yippee ki-yay movie lovers Atom app billboard
And finally for movies, this Atom cinema ticket booking app billboard with its Die Hard catchphrase homage made me smile this month.

Music billboards
Janelle Monae Dirty Computer Spotify billboard
In the world of music, streaming service Spotify continued to have a huge presence in the skies of L.A. and this month was a shining a light on Janelle Monáe and her new album, Dirty Computer.
Selena Gomez Back to you Spotify billboard
Selena Gomez was aso releasing the new single, Back To You, for the second season of teen Netflix drama 13 Reasons Way, which she is an Executive Producer on.
Charlie Puth Voicenotes Spotify cut-out billboard
Charlie Puth was also dropping his seconds studio album this month, Voicenotes, with the help of this special extension cut-out billboard from Spotify.
Shawn Mendes album Spotify billboard
Plus Spotify was also streaming and supporting Shawn Mendes new self-titled third album.
Karol G Spotify Rise billboard
Aside from constantly updating ad creatives with new artists, the streaming platform was also continuing its support for rising talent like Karol G.
J Balvin Vibras Spotify billboard
And established artists like Colombian singer J Balvin releasing his fifth studio album, Vibras.
BIllboard 2018 Music Awards ad
This month it was also time for the annual Billboard Music Awards hosted on NBC with a whole bevy of stars performing.
Travis Scott Astroworld billboard
Meanwhile Travis Scott was teasing us along the Sunset Strip for his new album Astroworld.
Panic At Disco Pray for Wicked Tour billboard
And Panic! At The Disco were promoting their new album and tour, Pray for the Wicked, high above the skies of Hollywood.
Apple Music Bazzi billboard
Apple Music still had a presence along the Sunset Strip over the infamous Roxy club, showcasing artists like Bazzi.
Marshmello Wynn Nightlife billboard
Plus Wynn Nightlife was promoting DJ Marshmello as part of their Las Vegas offering.
VIP Concerts LiveMe billboard
And social media platform LiveMe continued to send mixed signals. Is it a gaming website, a dating platform, or now the place for music performances?

Gaming billboards
Battlefield V game billboard
And finally in the world of video games, Battlefield V was the new entry to the cityscape this month.

Be sure to compare this year's collection of outdoor ads to last May's movie and music billboards and stay tuned for a roundup of all the new TV and Emmy consideration billboards competing for attention in Hollywoodland's sprawling skies this month...

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