Tag Archives: Trailers

Trailers that were better than the film

The art of a trailer is an unappreciated one.  If done properly, you get a sense of what a film’s about without having the entire narrative spoiled.  If done really well, it will make you think a bag of turds is full of cute puppies.  Now maybe some of the films on this list aren’t “a bag of turds,” but you know what I mean when I refer to the trailer for… Continue reading

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Super Bowl Rewind: The Trailers

In case you missed the many trailers that premiered during the Super Bowl commercial breaks, we’ve collected a batch to help you catch up:

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Too Much Info? Trailers, Film Critics, and Twists

During the lead up to Inception‘s release this summer, the question of what counts as spoilers became a hot topic.  So how much should filmmakers share with prospective audiences without ruining the filmgoing experience? Continue reading

Inspiration for Grindhouse Trailer, “Don’t”

For those fortunate souls who have enjoyed the cinematic experience of Grindhouse (the theatrical version is not available on DVD), you’ll remember the faux-trailer, Don’t.

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The Walking Dead Trailer Released

After many low quality youtube recordings from Comic Con, AMC has released a trailer for its latest tv series, The Walking Dead:

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Coming This Summer: Lots of Losers

After seeing the trailer for The Losers, it reminded me of the trailer I saw for The A-Team and then Sylvester Stallone’s The Expendables: All ridiculous action films featuring losers and mercenaries for hire.

The Losers

The A-Team

*no official trailer for The Expendables is available yet; it’s a project by Stallone that he describes as a throwback to the 80’s and 90’s action films that he and many others were a part of.  The long list of fellow cast mates includes Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mickey Rourke, Bruce Willis, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren,

Though all of these look like films you’d watch with your buddies with bourbon (extra class points if it’s in a plastic bottle and the guy sitting next to you in the cinema can smell it), I’m most excited about Kick Ass:

Red Band Trailer

It will be nice to see Nicolas Cage back in some zany stuff after films like Bangkok Dangerous.