Category: Trailer Trash

Trailer Trash: “Now You See Me”

I really wanted to like this movie. I read a brief interview with the director, Louis “The Terrier” Le Terrier, in which he described his impatience with being known as an “action” director (two Transporter movies, Clash of the Titans) and his patience in awaiting his chance to direct a movie that would show his real strengths as an artist. Well this ain’t it. At least I hope not. If Now You See Me turns out to be anything like the trailer portrays it, I hope for Le Terrier’s sake—for all our sakes—that he still has better stuff ahead of him.

Read More

Game of Trailers: dragons and butthurt

At this point in the seasons of television, the anticipation of Game of Thrones is at a fever pitch. Most of us fans have watched and rewatched the first two seasons so many times that we can no longer deny, even to ourselves, our complete surrender to geekdom. Luckily for us, the universe has aligned itself so that, just as I find myself reciting accidentally memorized dialogue in that crepuscular slide from conscious to unconscious, trailers for season three have begun to appear.

Read More

Recent Columns