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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: The “Groupthink” Edition

The tease for this trailer was simply irresistible: Yes, I have (or, at least, had) a copy of Grimm’s Fairytales growing up.  I also watched the Disney versions.  The idealized fairytale lost most of its appeal when I was twelve.  … Continue reading

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Trailer Time: Book Trailers and Video Games

Maybe it’s just me… But I find it hard to get into this trailer.  The Goodreads sales pitch sounds exciting, but the trailer leaves me wondering if I just don’t play enough contemporary RPG video games to enjoy the story. … Continue reading

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Trailer Time: The Video Monologue

This trailer was recommended by YouTube, so I took a peek. Based on the trailer, I would describe this book as a romance novel, with fantasy as the subgenre.  This classification follows in the popularity of Twilight, where the plot … Continue reading

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Trailer Time: Making the Book Trailer/Movie Trailer Connection

Is this trailer for a movie? Nope.  But it could be, couldn’t it? This trailer is really for a book, yet it has actors creating mini-scenes that reveal character and plot quickly and efficiently for the viewers’ pleasure.  It gets … Continue reading

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Trailer Time: Not Your Ordinary Trailer

I’m a mom.  I’m also a reader.  As a mom and a reader (actually, I was a reader first, but let’s not quibble), I buy books for myself and for my children.  (I also buy books for other people, but, … Continue reading

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Trailer Time: What Was That?

I clicked on a trailer: I couldn’t help but notice the attention-grabbing text, the compelling imagery, and eerie sounds.  All good things. But, what’s the story about?  One man against humanity? Who is the story about?  One man and humanity? … Continue reading

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