Category Archives: Blog #4. Deconstructing Trailers

Deconstructing and Reconstructing

After watching all of these trailers, it is easy to notice many different structures for the trailers as well as many similarities. Some trailers are slow and methodical while others are extremely fast-paced. There are those that start begin slow … Continue reading

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John Unchained

I’m not sure if any of my finding – which is already anecdotal to start with – is accurate. I didn’t realize that all of the movies I found were in the fantasy, sci-fi genre and were all somewhat critically-acclaimed … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, Trailers!

               One of my all-time favorite things to do in my free time is watch movie trailers for upcoming movies.  I can be on YouTube for hours just clicking through the various trailers that … Continue reading

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Less is More

Most of the trailers I watched started with a slow to medium pace, but about halfway through the pace significantly increased. When the pace increased, the shots became much shorter and revealed less information than the beginning, scene setting, shots. … Continue reading

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From the Creator of Seth McDebit.

It’s just too easy to make that connection.  That and I am never opposed to plugging Seth McDebit (Which I have to italicize, apparently.  Done in by my own creation).

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I dreamed a dream of trailers

Usually when I watch movie trailers, I have one of these reactions: “OMG I need to see this RIGHT NOW,” or “Well, I think I’ll be skipping this one.” Recently, I’ve been put to tears by the Les Miserables trailer … Continue reading

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Man that was a great trailer, it almost makes me want to see the movie….

I love good stories. There is something satisfying in temporarily slipping away from your worries and troubles to be encompassed in a quality tale. Whether that story is in the form of a verbal narrative from a friend, or written … Continue reading

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What Do You Expect?

Audiences have certain expectations when regarding movies and their given genres. Often times, one expects to leave a viewing a of a romantic comedy feeling warm, a viewing of a horror feeling unnerved, or a viewing of a drama feeling … Continue reading

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How Cliché

In 2011, Hans Zimmer created an amazing soundtrack for the movie Inception. 
It complemented the tone of the movie so well, because it demanded emotion from the audience, and forced everyone to feel the stress of the the situations projected … Continue reading

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Why I go to the movies

Wow. I just spent the last 30 minutes watching movie trailers and I am blown away by how amazing they all are. Even less interesting movies have incredible trailers, due to their use of the more interesting or more funny … Continue reading

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