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 desperately try to go back in time, cop an attitude in Germany, get left for dead in the ER, fantasize about dominating the dance floor and then “have a moment” with our family.
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