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Django Unchained International Trailer: Marketing (and Exploiting) Tarentino’s Signature Style

I love Tarentino films, despite their trailers, which emphasize the visual pleasures of his style but miss the sublimity and substance of his films. (Perhaps that’s an impossible expectation for a trailer?) Hearing of the Django Unchained trailer (above) for … Continue reading

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ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VAMPIRE HUNTER: Attitude is everything in a genre-bending trailer

Cowboys and Aliens was a B.O. dud, unable to overcome the incongruity factor, possibly because the hybrid generic seam it mined was at once so rich and yet so poorly exploited. You could tell from the trailer–and the audience reaction–that … Continue reading

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