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HereComesPete wrote:Well Buzz, I haven't even watched the trailer and the movie is spoiled by your rant. Well played.
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Dog Pants wrote:How many times are they going to have to make a dinosaur theme park before they realise it's a bad idea?
Maybe the next time it'll be alright.
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FatherJack wrote:Maybe the next time it'll be alright.
[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lS9D6w1GzGY[/media]

Is Chris Pratt being serious? I'm not sure I can take him seriously.
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It's a film about a dinosaur theme park - I don't tend to overthink films like that.
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Chris Pratt has abs now, he's a serious actor!

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Re: Movie Trailers

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Also it's generally good advice that, if you find trailers spoil a film, you don't watch the trailers. There was a study not too long ago that shows spoilers often enhance enjoyment of a book or film (I'll link when I'm back home), but clearly not everyone is the same.

Personally I don't understand why people watch them and then do nothing but moan.
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Roman Totale wrote:Personally I don't understand why people watch them and then do nothing but moan.
Because some people like to moan and so seek out things to moan about. Some people. I'm not mentioning names.
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Re: Movie Trailers

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:wave:

Re-reading what I wrote I do concede it was more of a rant and I'm sorry for that, but I was also trying to make a point that in my eyes there's been a trend over the last few years for trailers spoiling key plot points or big spectacular set pieces which then takes a way the impact of those things when you come across them in the final product.

I'm not saying spoilers should be avoided completely, but
I am concerned with their size and scope.



P.S Snape kills Dumbledore.
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I'm sure I've seen a few old-timey trailers that basically gave away the whole film so I don't think it's a recent trend. As for the Jurassic World trailer; what they show in the trailer doesn't seem all that spoilery to me, they're just explaining what the plot is about. It's like saying the trailer for X-men ruins the film because it shows two groups of mutants fighting each other. Some trailers are pretty spoilery though, but I don't think this one is.
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Mr. Johnson wrote:I'm sure I've seen a few old-timey trailers that basically gave away the whole film so I don't think it's a recent trend.
Very this. Terminator 2 is a famous example of a major plot point being given away in the trailer: go back and watch it imagining that you didnt know Arnie was the good guy and the other guy is an evil shape shifting robot. Its totally not obvious at first, and it implies for a long time that the setup is the same as Terminator 1: Arnie is the evil killer robot and a human has been sent back to stop him. The reveal of the truth could have been mindblowing.

Except some muppet gave the game away in the trailer, so it surprised noone. I bet the director was pissed.
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