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 take a hard look at our police state, revisit Nazi Germany (again), go on a blind date for realsies, watch an action movie that makes little to no sense whatsoever, and become completely captivated by a Cantonese vampire movie.

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