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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Leona Lewis To Sing Avatar’s Theme Song

Leona Lewis

Atlantic Records has announced that they will be releasing the upcoming score for James Cameron’s Avatar. While details are thin, the small press release on Atlantic’s website reveals that Avatar: Music From The Motion Picture will feature “music composed and conducted by Academy Award®-winner James Horner (this we already knew…) and the film’s title song, ‘I See You’, performed by multiple Grammy® Award-nominated singer Leona Lewis“.

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