Trailer Fodder

Trailer Fodder #22: The Disaster Artist

I’m not ashamed to admit how excited I was for this film even before the trailer was released. I’ve read ‘The Disaster Artist’ about three times and it is probably one of my favourite books of recent years. The trailer has only confirmed how awesome this film is going to […]

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Trailer Fodder #21 Death Note

Whether we like it or not, the first American film adaptation of ‘Death Note’ is coming to Netflix this August. Now, I am a huge fan of ‘Death Note.’ I’ve read the manga and watched the anime about four times through, so I’m probably not the only person to feel […]

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Trailer Fodder #20: The Greatest Showman

‘The Greatest Showman’ sees Hugh Jackman in the role of P T Barnum, the founder of the Barnum & Bailey Circus, which later combined with the Ringling Bros. to become ‘The Greatest Show on Earth.’ Given that this legendary circus performed its last show just this year, a movie celebrating […]

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Trailer Fodder #18: Thor Ragnarok

Marvel’s had trouble working out what shape it wants its Asgardian corner of the MCU, but by Odin’s ravens it looks like they’ve finally cracked it. Or rather, Taika Waititi has. The brain behind Hunt for the Wilderpeople and What We Do In The Shadows has upgraded Thor’s patchwork Earth-to-Asgard […]

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Trailer Fodder #17: IT

Yet another Stephen King adaptation – seriously, that guy must be loaded! I’m not complaining though. A great deal of movies adapted from Stephen King novels are awesome: Shawshank, The Shining, Misery – I could go on for quite a while. Going by the trailer, I have a lot of […]

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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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