Trailer Fodder

Trailer Fodder #16: Alien Covenant

With Emma Carr Well, at least we know there’s definitely Aliens in this one. Yes after the “it’s not a prequel,” “it’s a sort of prequel,” “oh fine it’s a prequel but not in any way that makes sense” rollercoaster that was Prometheus we finally have an unambiguous prequel. I […]

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Trailer Fodder #15: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

With Grace Dillon Fast-paced action takes up the vast majority of the (roughly) two minute trailer, firmly establishing that this film has aspired to be anything other than boring. Yet the focus on tense, dramatic scenes of battle and snippets of meaningful, contemplative stares of leading actors Jude Law and […]

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Trailer Fodder #13: Life

With Amy Cornforth The super bowl gave us a tonne of cool trailers, including this sci – fi flick with Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal and Hiroyuki Sanada, who was in the original Ring movie. After looking at the trailer, there are some thoughts that immediately spring to mind. Primarily, it’s […]

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Trailer Fodder #11 – Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’

With Ewan Marshall-Atherton. For those few who previously didn’t know anything about the events of the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940, this trailer opens with a nice shot of a leaflet displaying how the allied troops are surrounded, followed by an exposition from Kenneth Brannagh talking with another military man. So don’t […]

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Trailer Fodder #9 – The Circle

With Freyja McCreery It’s cute, Europa sure tried. Way to make your product look like the next generic, Big-Brother-Is-Watching-You, we’re totally not implicating Apple or the US government in data collection and selling. Oh, and don’t mind the drones.. The trailer starts us off with a trying-to-be quirky, hipstery interview […]

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Trailer Fodder #8- TRANSFORMERS: The Last Knight

With Isaac Smith … Sigh. Transformers. The perfect opportunity to mix 80’s nostalgic fun and modern Hollywood spectacle, squandered by a Red Bull-drinking explosion addict. No, I don’t like these movies. Nobody I know likes these movies. Nobody on the internet seems to like these movies. So how come we […]

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