In the film Eva, Daniel Brühl plays a cybernetic engineer who, while attempting to craft a robotic child, is reunited with his former lover, who happens to be paired up with his brother. So the film, from director Kike Maíllo, has a blend of deep sci-fi and some heady romantic entanglement, all of which is on display in this Eva trailer. Marta Etura, Lluís Homar and Alberto Ammann also star; check out the footage below. Read More »
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: I celebrate all levels of trailers and hopefully this column will satisfactorily give you a baseline of what beta wave I’m operating on, because what better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? Some of the best authors will tell you that writing a short story is a lot harder than writing a long one, that you have to weigh every sentence. What better medium to see how this theory plays itself out beyond that than with movie trailers?
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