Category Archives: Trailer Time

Trailer Time: Time for Some Redemption

As both a Christian and a lover of fantasy, I can’t resist a good redemption story: Before we start analyzing this trailer, let’s recap. In every trailer, I’m looking for: An introduction to the plot, An introduction to the main … Continue reading

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Trailer Time: Parody with Style

I found a trailer with a unique style: First, I’ve got to admit, I don’t like parodies. I just…don’t. But I liked this trailer! (If only from a marketing point of view.) It starts with a blank, black screen. The … Continue reading

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Trailer Time: Of Love and War

I found a professional trailer for us to watch this week: I advise watching it once as a potential reader and then watching it again as a discerning marketer. Did you notice what they did? The trailer starts within the … Continue reading

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Trailer Time: Let the Music Ring!

I just had to watch this one… If you’ve been around here a while, then you’d have picked up on the fact that I love epic fantasy novels. The more books in the series, the better I like it. The … Continue reading

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Trailer Time: I’ve said this before…

…I’ll probably say it again, but copyright infringement is bad business when your business thrives on your right to copyright. See why: Maybe it’s just me, but seeing text and seeing scenes stolen from other fantasy movies does the following … Continue reading

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Trailer Time: Faux Pas?

So, I had to try several flops before I found this one: As far as trailers go, this one touches on many salient points: Introduces a character (at least a stereotype), Introduces a catalyst, Escalates the dire, Establishes the need … Continue reading

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Trailer Time: What You Aren’t Telling Me

I watched a trailer because the series title piqued my interest. I knew it was a trailer for a series going in and so do you: First, I know the music and the out of focus bits were elements that … Continue reading

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