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WHEN A SPOOF TRAILER IS NO LONGER SPOOFING: Machete (2007) & Machete (2010) and the Crystal Image of the Futurum Exactum

[MACHETE SPOOF TRAILER – 2007] Daniel Hesford, a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Edinburgh, in his just published article “Action…Suspense…Emotion!: The Trailer as Cinematic Performance,” (in the special issue of Frames Cinema Journal devoted to promotional materials that I’ve … Continue reading

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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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