This Week In Trailers: The Society, Beats, Broken Bread, Echo in the Canyon, Loopers: The Caddie’s Long Walk

/Film | 4/6/2019 | Christopher Stipp
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Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising?

This week we shag some balls with Bill Murray, come of age across the pond, find inspiration in the heart of some prime real estate, connect with our fellow man through food, and look at a dystopian future where there are no parents, just teens.

Teaser - Film - Executive - Steven - Soderbergh

I talked about the initial teaser for this film, which is executive produced by Steven Soderbergh. It look like director Brian Welsh has made a different coming of age story, and this full-blown trailer is fantastic.

Best mates Johnno and Spanner share a deep bond. Now on the cusp of adulthood, life is destined to take them in different directions – Johnno’s family are moving him to a new town and a better life, leaving Spanner behind to face a precarious future. In pursuit of adventure and escape the boys head out on one last night together to an illegal rave before parting ways indefinitely.

Stories - Approach - Trailer - Delivers - Echos

These stories are so commonplace that you need a different approach to make it stand out, and this trailer delivers. Echos of Trainspotting linger along with the heart and soul of Superbad as two friends who genuinely care for one another head out for one last rodeo before life bucks them to the ground. This is an under-the-radar, balls-to-the-wall, comedy with a bit of drama that looks to mesh heartache with the thrill of being young, dumb, and too stupid to care about anything important. The last dalliance with disregard for anyone else but your friends. Brilliant.

You have Bill Murray narrating...
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