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The Hangover Trailer: A close reading

[YET ANOTHER STUDENT READING…..] Name: The Hangover Year: 2009 Length: 2 minutes 26 seconds The Hangover, despite its overall box office success, actually had a better second and third weekend (bringing in over $100MM collectively) than its $44MM opening. This … Continue reading

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PROJECT X Trailer — Desperate, Mean and Resentful: Party on American Youth

It’s not my job or duty to “approve” the moral or political messages of movie advertising, but I do like to understand how they frame their appeals and accomplish their promotional objectives—the better to explain it to students, or more … Continue reading

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