The Art of the Movie Trailer With Apocalyptic Bite

April 2, 2015 7:25 PM

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In a world where the need to grab moviegoers' attention is paramount, the skill to create a good movie trailer is definitely a necessity and an art form. How many times have you been fooled into watching something because the trailer looked spectacular? How many times have we sworn afterwards that the entire plot was in the trailer itself? Indeed, trailers, and likewise, movie posters, create the buzz that can make a flick a must-see. And don't even get me started on being suckered by the description of rental boxes.

When I saw the trailer for Furious 7 with cars flying out of airplanes, I knew I had to watch -- like I wasn't already but the trailer really sealed the deal. Same for the extended trailer for The Dark Knight Rises when it was originally shown in front of Mission Impossible - Ghost Protocol. It was ...

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