This Week In Trailers: Iron Sky: The Coming Race, Divide And Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes, The Bisexual, Capernaum, Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 10

/Film | 11/11/2018 | 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 get on a dinosaur with Hitler, dissect one of the most heinous and active media figures of our time, feel empathy towards the less fortunate, get caught up with J.B. Smoove on the set of Curb Your Enthusiasm, and explore both sides of our sexuality.

Trailer - Depths - People - Agendas - Director

This trailer shows the depths of which some people are willing to go to further their agendas, however false they may be. Director Alexis Bloom, aided by the producers of Taxi to the Dark Side and Going Clear, provide a more than a satisfactory primer on how Roger Ailes came to control the news. Also, we see how he filtered that news through a certain political ideology. Misogyny, sexism, harassment, it was all in a day’s work for the man. Literally. Hearing this story feels like a cautionary tale more than anything else.

You’ve got the makings for one of those rare, fantastic reasons to sit in a theater with a movie like Overlord that’s out right now. Just a bunch of American soldiers killing Nazi zombies. But here we have a VOD equivalent. Director Timo Vuorensola is back once more to do what he did the first time with Iron Sky in making a movie that defies rational explanation. With this trailer, you get the same lo-fi production values from the first film along with just enjoying this new entry’s absurdity. Apart from having Hitler riding on the back of a T-Rex, that’s about all you need to know going into...
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