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 see what Bill Plympton is up to, visit a youth incarceration facility to deal with our rage in a cage, get all kinds of interested in a story of teen preggers, spend some quality time working on our feminine side, and I still have no clue what’s up with one trailer in particular.

Read More »