Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: I celebrate all levels of trailers and hopefully this column will satisfactorily give you a baseline of what beta wave I’m operating on, because what better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? Some of the best authors will tell you that writing a short story is a lot harder than writing a long one, that you have to weigh every sentence. What better medium to see how this theory plays itself out beyond that than with movie trailers?

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I Come With The Rain Photos and Promo Reel

I Come With The Rain

Our contributing photo scooper Christopher M has found a new batch of stills from Anh Hung Tran’s I Come With The Rain. The film stars Josh Hartnett as an ex-Los Angeles cop turned private eye who travels to Hong Kong in search of the missing son of a chinese billionaire. We have also included the a five minute promo reel for the film after the jump.

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