Ryan and Andy Tohill, the duo behind the 2018 British-Irish film The Dig, were hired back in February to direct Legendary’s new Texas Chainsaw Massacre sequel, which picks up the story after the events of Tobe Hooper’s original 1974 film. But things went south quickly once they got to the set, because the studio is completely starting over after just a week of production: the duo has now been replaced behind the camera and all of the footage they shot has been thrown out.
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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 get chummy with a killer, have our sanctity violated by a pack of drunken roustabouts, get ourselves a date by swiping right, follow along with Robert Davi as he sings Sinatra, and watch a teen girl get some supernatural powers. Read More »