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 get stood up and make an art project out of it, head back to the arcades of yore, visit a town that progress is passing by, break up a happy marriage with Adam Scott, get Greek for a moment, and turn the dial all the way down to NPR.

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