The Danish Girl: the (partly) true story of Lili Elbe

For the fourth episode of Trailer Talk, Laura Alexander and I discuss the 2015 film The Danish Girl. In the first half of the podcast we discuss the film before either of us have seen it. We talk about research we have conducted on the film, our expectations and the trailers. During the second half of the podcast we reconvene and give our (spoiler-free) reviews … Continue reading The Danish Girl: the (partly) true story of Lili Elbe

Disney’s Moana continues the trend of the empowered princess

For the third episode of Trailer Talk, Laura Alexander and I cover the new Disney film Moana. In the first half of this podcast we talk about the film before we have seen it, referencing trailers and background knowledge. We return for the second half after we’ve seen the film and give our (spoiler-free) reviews. Laura and I grew up watching Disney films and aspired to be like their beautiful … Continue reading Disney’s Moana continues the trend of the empowered princess

How Fantastic Beasts holds up in the Harry Potter universe

On the second episode of Trailer Talk I am once again joined by my friend Laura Alexander as we discuss the new film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, directed by David Yates. In the first half of this podcast we talk about the film before we have seen it, referencing trailers and background knowledge. We return for the second half after we’ve seen the film and give our … Continue reading How Fantastic Beasts holds up in the Harry Potter universe

Disney debuts a magical new trailer for Beauty and the Beast

This Monday, Disney released their first full trailer for the live-action reboot of Beauty and the Beast. Anyone who knows the original 1991 story is instantly transported back to their days of wide-eyed childhood wonder after watching this trailer. Disney has literally brought their classic fairytale to life for this new film. Details from the original animated musical can be seen in the Beast’s castle: the … Continue reading Disney debuts a magical new trailer for Beauty and the Beast

Latest Trailer for Ghost in the Shell provides a new look at the film

A brand new trailer for Ghost in the Shell, the new Scarlett Johansson film based on a Japanese anime, premiered today. It shows us a dystopian society where androids live alongside humans and battle for control. Johansson plays a human-cyborg hybrid known as The Major. She has been tasked with maintaining the peace in her dangerous world. She is conflicted about her past and suspicious … Continue reading Latest Trailer for Ghost in the Shell provides a new look at the film

Warner Bros. releases new trailers for Wonder Woman and LEGO Batman

Last Friday, Marvel’s Doctor Strange hit theaters. It was met with applause from critics and fans alike for its visual effects, writing, and actor portrayals. After seeing it I can hardly wait for not only the next Marvel movie, but for the next dozen superhero flicks sure to be thrown our way. It just so happens that Warner Bros. released trailers for two of its … Continue reading Warner Bros. releases new trailers for Wonder Woman and LEGO Batman

Golden Trailer Awards presented to the best movie trailers of the year

The Golden Trailer Awards (GTA) celebrate the hard work editors put into movie trailers to best advertise their films. GTA was founded in 1999 and is based in New York City. Every year thousands of trailers are reviewed and submitted into the dozens of categories featured by GTA. The categories include Best Action, Best Horror, Best Documentary, Best Music, and of course the coveted Best … Continue reading Golden Trailer Awards presented to the best movie trailers of the year

The first trailers for Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and Logan were released this week

Marvel fans received quite the treat this week when on Wednesday the first teaser trailer for the highly anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 premiered, followed on Thursday by the first gritty trailer for the last Wolverine film Logan. Star-Lord and the gang are back to save the galaxy once again. This teaser shows the Guardians back in action accompanied, of course, by “Hooked … Continue reading The first trailers for Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and Logan were released this week

Doctor Strange: what will Marvel’s newest film bring to the MCU

On the very first edition of Trailer Talk, a podcast-esq discussion, I am joined by my very good friend Laura Alexander to discuss the upcoming Marvel film Doctor Strange. Both Laura and I are huge fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). We have seen all of the films in the Avengers series several times each. Laura has read several Marvel comics and is well-versed in … Continue reading Doctor Strange: what will Marvel’s newest film bring to the MCU