The Best and Worst of Trailers [2016]

Hear the writers discuss this subject on the Secret Cave Podcast! ย And another time! ย And evenย anotherย time!

At first I was going to make this piece an overview of trailers in their entirety, using two from this year as examples. ย Instead, it occurred to me that i’d simply be stealing an upcoming subject from fellow writer, Ben Mulholland. ย As such, I thought it more befitting of me to look in depth at the two examples. ย One staggeringly bad, another breathtakingly good, there are a lot of meaty tangents to go off on from both.

Trailers, on the whole, are mere promotional tools to rally the populous. ย …   [continue reading]