Interpretation of Film Notes 10-17-07

Interpretation of Film Notes 10-17-07 - -feature films have...

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Interpretation of Film Notes 10-17-07 Trailers -are a paratext -help shape expectations, and are part of reason to go to see a movie -involve direct address -“trailer logic” trailers have a certain organization, different from a feature film -feature film is focused around telling a story, and telling it effectively. The trailer translates this into promotional rhetoric
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Unformatted text preview: -feature films have completeness, whereas there is an intentional incompleteness to trailers, so they dont give anything away, and because it makes us desire to fill in the blanks.-classic style hyperbole (movie)-vaudeville style short varying acts (trailer)-condensation- people go for story, for genre, or for stars-...
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