Fewer trailers

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 go hunting for African Elephant ivory, let the car drive us to our soul-crushing 9-to-5, forget to send back our DVDs in the mail, meet a popular passenger on a luxury cruise, and learn about the business of stuffing dead animals. Read More »