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Movie News Roundup – Oscars, Razzies, Star Wars, Avatar, Suicide Squad
Posted on January 16th, 2015
Oscar Nominations Announced / Here’s When We’ll See The Second Trailer For STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS / Fantastic Four teaser attached to Kingsman / 2015 Razzie Award Nominations / ‘Avatar’ Sequels Delayed By One Year to 2017 / ‘Suicide Squad’ Movie Loses Tom Hardy; Jake Gyllenhaal To Replace? / Patton Oswalt and ‘Watchmen”s Patrick Wilson Dissect ‘Watchmen’ / Watch: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Gets the 8-Bit Cinema Treatment / Why The Trailers Are Ruining Movies (And How To Fix Them)> Posted in Movie News
The movie trailer revolution
Posted on March 27th, 2012
Trailers have become a culture and an art form all to themselves. Being a true movie obsessive now means not only being up on films as soon as they come out, but trailers, too, and this practice has been greatly facilitated by the Internet. A certain kind of person will remember downloading the original “Phantom Menace” trailer in 1998 and then buying tickets for “Meet Joe Black” just to see it on the big screen. (Some of these people also may have worn matching T-shirts to this event and then left immediately after the 130-second clip was over.) The online release of a much-anticipated movie’s trailer has now become a major media event, as the viral frenzy last week over the trailer for Ridley Scott’s “Aliens” prequel “Prometheus” shows.
New trailers are dissected second-by-second for clues about the movie on online message boards and in fan communities across the Web. The “Titanic” rerelease — and the marketing around it — offers a rare opportunity to see directly how the trailer has evolved in the last decade and a half, along with the art of making big-budget movies.> Posted in Trailer News