This Week in 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 try to find a sense of community, drop in on the Brothers Gleeson, watch some teens overcoming adversity as a team on a small island, get ourselves tattooed, and make sure everyone gets home safe.
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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 find tenderness in the tail end of summer, question what in the hell is going on in Ireland, spy on ladies as they hit the head, get funky down south, and have a laugh at OJ Simpson’s expense.
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