To Trailer or not?

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Re: To Trailer or not?

Post by husky1 » Tue Jul 04, 2017 8:39 am

To bew honest I have done both,sometimes the write up doesnt always match the trailer or vice versa so go in sort of semi blind..sometimes the titles says it all. So far I havent seen any trailers so will let the films I see pass before my eyes and ill like some and hate others but hey such is life. and its not always about the films its the people you meet the good old atmosphere

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Re: To Trailer or not?

Post by odishon » Tue Jul 04, 2017 2:52 pm

I used to avoid all trailers and even the synopses on the website. I have found in the past even the film description can be spoiler ish. When someone has seen a film blind then describes it by saying 'has a twist you won't see coming', that's a big spoiler to me as all I do is wait for the twist!
This year however I think I'll do some research as the past two years especially I've lost faith in the main screen. The final straw was coming out from the disappointing Red Christmas to the rave reviews from Found Footage 3D (which still has never had a release!)
So some trailers will be watched this time!

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Re: To Trailer or not?

Post by sherbetbizarre » Tue Jul 04, 2017 3:40 pm

odishon wrote:
Tue Jul 04, 2017 2:52 pm
When someone has seen a film blind then describes it by saying 'has a twist you won't see coming', that's a big spoiler to me as all I do is wait for the twist!
Agree!

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Re: To Trailer or not?

Post by TheDukeAbides » Tue Jul 04, 2017 6:39 pm

When we had to cue up for the Discovery tickets the day of their showing, that was the only time I read up on the films, main vs Disco to see which description appealed to me most.

With having to scramble for Disco tickets in advance I generally have seen what the buzz is and at times have just gone off the title.

This year I may well trailer, knowning full well that trailers, at least for every single mainstream movie release, can and do spoil the films.

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Re: To Trailer or not?

Post by Sue77 » Wed Jul 05, 2017 10:34 am

I tend to view trailers as I suffer with chronic motion sickness when watching films made with hand held cameras, those which are found footage etc. Some, e.g VHS, are totally unwatchable for me. Watching the trailers allows me to quickly identify those films I need to avoid.

That said, the more oblique the trailer, the more drawn I am to watch the film :lol:

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