"Try to get across the idea that you're looking out for their interests and giving them some advance word."
Living up to its advance word would have been impossible, of course, and maybe Madonna never wanted it to.
The flip side of this phenomenon, something a lot more common, is the film that doesn't quite match up with its own advance word.
Based on advance word from the White House, it sounds as if he will try to do just that.
The press was ambivalent about the project, all but killing the advance word of mouth.
The offer, he said, came with no advance word to the prisoners, their families or their lawyers.
But the advance word apparently did not reach allof the fans.
The service took place under an official veil of silence, with no advance word in state-run media.
The advance word was not encouraging, and the reviews have been mixed at best.
"Don't we owe it to our allies to give them some advance word on this?"