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 look at Common playing the part of role model, an Australian nightmare of a comedy, a high school shooter in repose, a French cat and mouse thrill ride with a kid at the center, and a good old fashioned haunted house yarn from the UK. 

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