Study Suggests Movie Trailers Reveal Too Much

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Janson Jinnistan

Janson Jinnistan

They must have their top men working in shifts to crack this conundrum.

May 2 - 10:30 AM

seanmprd78

Sean Guyon

They really needed a study to confirm this?

May 2 - 11:10 AM

Captain Terror

Captain Terror

I saw the Carrie trailer the other night and that literally covers every major plot point, in chronological order. It's less a promo for the film and more like a condensed 2-minute version of the story. Granted, if I were 15 and had never heard of Brian DePalma it might be less obvious, but when you're familiar with the story, it's amazing that they pretty much just give you everything right there.

May 2 - 04:24 PM

Valmordas

Val Mordas

I think the fear is if the trailer is too vague, it won't be enough to intrigue people to see the film.

May 2 - 06:43 PM

Jesse Leon Rodgers Jr

Jesse Leon Rodgers Jr

Trailers used to be a lot worse back in the old days.

May 2 - 11:45 PM

Dave J

Dave J

I f-cking hate it when all the best action scenes are already shown on the trailers, and then upon watching the entire film consisted of no new surprises! "Green Zone" starring Matt Damon directed by Paul Greengrass was a prime example of that, thinking that I'm going to see an action film that have the same kind of energy and suspense as the Jason Bourne films but as a result was a complete waste of my time since all the action sequences that the movie had were already shown on the trailers!

May 3 - 12:21 PM

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