Trailer Fodder

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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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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