You Want Trailers?

holes-heroWhat’s that you say… you don’t know where to find movie trailers? Mmm… If only there was some website where you could find somemaybe even arranged by, oh, I don’t know, genre for example, you know, to make them easier to find

If only…

Trailer Trash! (Can you see what I did there!?)

Here are the slides for the trailers, minus the trailers! There is a list of them all, plus some of the clips I used at the end of Part 2.

Download, read, enjoy, and ask questions… and start trying to read trailers rather than merely watching them.

Part 1
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Part 2

Trailers Part 1

Screen Shot 2016-01-27 at 23.16.42Just finished converting the slides from today (it took a while to strip out the trailers from the document). You will get most of these as a handout as soon as I can find a working copier and time to press “print”! In the meantime, you should bear in mind that as well as allowing you to consider how you will approach your own trailer, studying trailers is an interesting media exercise in itself.

If I were to give you any advice at the moment, it would be to be making a mental note of the common features in the trailers. What does every trailer appear to have? And remember, the from the second the trailer starts (and I mean the green MPAA slide when I say that), it is trying to get you to pay to see the film. If I draw an analogy with English, one could argue that a trailer is like a poem in that there is no waste in it. Everything is there for a reason (purpose).

Anyway, here are the slides (Click THIS LINK, or click on the thumbnails on the right to download).

Part 2 tomorrow, and remember, Mr Jamieson will be sitting in and asking you about the course (so I’ll be nervous and talking far too much!). Please be honest with him. We need to know the bad as well as the good. 🙂