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 I look to you, our esteemed readers, to say whether a movie starring Tattoo from Fantasy Island and scored by Danny Elfman is worth the effort, we then head down-undah to visit some special kids, stand in awe of a housing project that spawned Candyman and other societal ills, and try not to get shot while standing on the streets of Chicago.

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