The Evolution of the Movie Trailer

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Movie marketing has always been an art form in and of itself, and movie trailers have now enticed audiences for more than a hundred years. With the passage of time, trailers have evolved from straightforward descriptions of films, to ominously voiced-over montages, to frenetic and spoiler-phobic teasers. Watch how trailers have changed since their invention and which films’ trailers have had the biggest impact on the medium.

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  1. Taylor Garron and Chanel James Made a Whole Movie From Separate Homes
  2. Matthew Rhys Walks Us Through Getting Humped Off a Bed
  3. Sam Richardson Is Daddy and He Is Familiar (With Guns)
  4. Tom Stourton’s Face was Not Allowed to Play Edward Snowden
  5. Elijah Wood Is Just a Really Nice Guy, Honestly
  6. Michael Ian Black Owns a Robot Car
  7. Allow Selling Sunset’s Mary Fitzgerald to Convince You to Move to L.A.
  8. Meeting the Greatest Band You’ve (Maybe) Never Heard Of
The Evolution of the Movie Trailer