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Every time we go to the movies, or are about to watch a DVD, we are almost obligated to watch multiple trailers of upcoming movies.  Trailers were initially shown at the end of the show, as their name suggests, they … Continue reading

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Music is Vital, Voice and Type are Not

In all of the movie trailers I found the pacing stayed more or less consistent. The clips were short and tied together through quick cuts that jumped from scene to scene. In a way the trailers were almost like a … Continue reading

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How Music Amplifies Everything

After watching numerous movie trailers of different genres I found that the overall pacing no matter what the genre is remains the same. The pacing throughout each trailer tends be quick while still being able to get the general gist … Continue reading

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The Magic of the Movie Trailer

Movie trailers are critical to the filmmakers, as it is the first glimpse of the film the public views. Some judge whether they will watch a movie solely based on their opinion of the trailer. Thus, it is crucial for … Continue reading

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All in the Audio

  In looking at various films and their “official” movie trailers on YouTube, there were many similarities. First, all of the trailers fell between the time of 1 minute and 16 seconds and 2 minutes and 32 seconds, with the … Continue reading

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Horror Schmorror, It’s All The Same

Horror movie trailers are notorious for being so similar to one another – often times a family is trying to start a new life, and then all of their lives are threatened. There are some tried and true ways to … Continue reading

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Fast and Serious, Slow and Scary

Upon watching many movie trailers of various of genres, I found the fast pacing to be a surprise. I never realized how many shots are in a single not even three minute trailer. Whether trailer is a science-fiction superhero film or … Continue reading

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