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 step onto the pitch with a yarn about one of Brazil’s best soccer players, take a trip through the dark streets of New Orleans, ponder Anna Nicole Smith’s acting talents, and then let Nightcrawler show us what it’s like to live in the shadow of intolerance.

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