Green Band Trailer

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 head on over to North Korea, venture into the suicide forest for something even more sinister, go on another eating tour with Phil Rosenthal, and check out what’s happening in Cuba. Read More »

It’s not unusual for hit shows from one country to get remade in another country, and the process generally involves some tailoring of the series to better suit local tastes. A new documentary titled Exporting Raymond follows Everybody Loves Raymond creator Phil Rosenthal to Russia, where he’s tasked with reworking his hit American series for Russian audiences. The result is a fish-out-of-water tale that, from the looks of it, seems like it could itself be the plotline of an American sitcom. Watch the trailer after the jump.

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