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Start Slideshow Left to right: Gabriel Basso plays Martin, Ryan Lee plays Cary, Joel Courtney plays Joe Lamb, and Riley Griffiths plays Charles Kasnick in SUPER 8, from Paramount Pictures. Left to right: Gabriel Basso plays Martin, Ryan Lee plays Cary, Joel Courtney plays Joe Lamb, and Riley Griffiths plays Charles Kasnick in SUPER 8, from Paramount Pictures.

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A Look Back at 2011’s Many Inception-Like Movie Trailers

BRAMMM! What dominated movie marketing this year? BRAMMM! Would you believe it was a movie from last year? BRAMMM! Hans Zimmer's clang-heavy Inception score was 2011's most-aped soundtrack cue, turning up to punctuate action beats in trailers for some of the year's biggest movies, from Super 8 to Transformers: Dark of the Moon. BRAMMM! Take a look at the original if you need a refresher, and let's peruse the marketing campaigns that would have been a whole lot less bass-shaking without Zimmer's BRAMMM-y antecedent.

Photo: Photo credit: Francois Duhamel/© 2011 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.