Green Band Trailer

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: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week we praise a fanboy, we get Willem Dafoe to narrate our attempts to get high-er, go down undah the sea, catch up with the kinds of friends none of us had, and see how good an Irish crime drama can be. Read More »

Green Band Trailer

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: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week we talk about commercials for a fragrance, get to know Dee Snyder a little better, make it up that mountain, and deal with the untimely death of a kid and a marriage. Yay! 

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