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As it happens, Priceonomics has already investigated this: Built in the early 1900s, the United States’ first permanent movie theaters featured only one screen. Things worked a bit differently back then: you’d pay your nickel, take a seat, and watch a continuous loop of a feature (mixed with cartoon interludes) for as long as your heart desired. In 1912, ...


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Yes, the end of the first trailer uses this line: However, only K cocks the gun, before it is spoken.


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They wanted to keep the surprises intact for audiences. Also notice that in trailer, Thanos is shown having 2 stones when on Titan, but at that time he had 4 ! This was done to remove spoilers. Russo brothers said that “We use all the material that we have at our disposal to create a trailer. We look at the trailer as a very different experience than ...


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Given the ease of use of modern editing software and the availability of high-quality source files, "fake" trailers can look as good or better than "real" trailers. One sign of a "fake" trailer is when the action and cuts don't match the beats of the trailer's soundtrack, though a good editor will avoid that. One solution is to go to the film studio's own ...


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Any number of reasons. Iron Man and War Machine. The suits have cameras as seen in IM3 remote control flight. Spider suit has mechanical lenses. Likely a camera, thanks to Stark Tech. Airport security cameras. Any number of spy satellites monitoring the fight, including Stark satellites. Parker set up cameras. <-- once the movie released, we found the ...


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Don’t forget that marketing may start on a film long before a final print is finished for theatrical distribution. Often times, editors will have access to ALL of the footage when cutting a trailer, sometimes just specific sequences. It’s a collaborative effort where they approve whatever is used, but this is why alternate takes or even jokes are used in ...


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Here's an article answering your question. In short: Out of a typical 6 trailers, two are chosen by the studio that made the film you paid to see. The other four are usually chosen by the theater which profiles the audience using a quadrant system (male, female, under 25, over 25). Sometimes the choice will be based on rating (if you are at an NC-17 movie, ...


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Trailers typically come out before a movie is "distribution-ready", but exactly how far along depends on the movie, and how far in advance they want to hype it. For starters, trailers are usually made well in advance of the final product. Keep in mind that the trailers have to go through much of the same post-production work as the film itself. The effects ...


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Yes, essentially all produced art is copyrighted simply by being created. Is it fair use? IANAL (I am not a lawyer) but in the US "fair use" covers typically low fidelity reproduction for the purposes of parody, criticism, news or education. However, on one hand publishers want trailers to be distributed as widely as possible because people being ...


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I have a friend who owns a (very) small theater... so some of this probably isn't "official" (I know they bend the rules a bit at times). Also, they operate only on film, I'm not for sure about digital Anyway, one thing a lot of people don't realize is that film is usually shipped on 6 or so small reels. The movie theater then tapes together these reels ...


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This is the track Evey Reborn from Dario Marianelli's soundtrack for 'V For Vendetta' (the recognizable part you've pointed out appears around 2:30). EDIT: A comment has raised an interesting point (but was deleted because it was posted as an answer); There is a possible link between these 2 films: Interstellar was released in the U.S. on Guy Fawkes Day (...


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Where did people watch movie trailers? Before the internet, there were movie theaters, broadcast TV, and cable TV. Before cable TV there were movie theaters and broadcast TV. Before broadcast TV there were movie theaters. Before movie theaters there was no place to watch trailers that were not made to advertise movies that were not made.


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The trailers are usually completed for screening well ahead of the film, so not only can the shots change drastically during final editing but those used in the trailer are often chosen for their impact while not spoiling any specific story points from the film. The shot you have alluded to was created as a 'deliberate misdirect' by directors Anthony and ...


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Airports do have copious amounts of security cameras, as DForck42 suggests. Also, Peter Parker (in previous movies and the comics) has an established habit of setting up (photographic) cameras to capture pictures of himself as Spiderman that he can sell to his newspaper. In fact, in some Spiderman continuities, this is how he first earns his position as a ...


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It's elaborated pretty well in The Verge: The burgeoning trend of teasers within trailers exist purely to retain the viewer's attention in that exact moment. Take for example, the trailer for Independence Day: Resurgence; the first 10 seconds are visually arresting — an alien ship turning Earth's atmosphere into flames, an ...


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Spider-Man: Homecoming is following the Captain America: Civil War. I've seen the same trailer - and the clip with Spidey holding Cap's shield seems to be lifted straight from the CA:CW movie during the airport fight. Later in the trailer (or in another trailer), Peter is boasting to his friend about meeting Iron Man and the Avengers, and how he stole ...


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You're probably describing Captain America: Civil War scene. Spider-Man was in the movie and fought (Kinda) Captain America. Probably part of the scene was in one of the trailers (Official or fan made, I don't know)


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I have done some additional research on this question and found out that trailers are, indeed, significantly louder than movies. One measurement found 90dB sound levels, which is about what you get when you operate a lawn mower. Since soundtracks often have heavy bass and booming noises, it is actually worse than a lawn mower, which has higher-frequency ...


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This could be an evolving list, so it might get closed, but Empires Of The Deep never saw a release, despite having a trailer made. Also, All American Massacre, a short film by Tobe Hooper's son, never ended up getting released despite having a trailer made. And, of course, Roger Corman's disaster of a movie The Fantastic Four had a trailer released.


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I just saw it fresh in the theatre, so I hope my memory won't fail me. I'll try to put the major ones in spoiler tags and mentioned when I'm not sure. All of these are from trailers and they don't happen in the movie. Marvel Studios' Avengers: Endgame (Trailer 1) Captain crying at 01:13 Didn't happen AFAIK Hallway shot at 01:20 Shown multiple ...


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Joker: Because it's all...part of the [marketing] plan. The initial trailers are called teaser trailers because they're designed to do just that: provide you with a little teaser for the film. These are usually just to announce that a film is coming and to start building anticipation, and possibly because filming isn't quite done or there isn't enough film ...


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According to multiple sources, from interviews to film reviews, it appears that there was a blip on the radar from the beginning which revolved around Toho (the owners of the Godzilla franchise) suing them for using a Godzilla look-alike in emails when they were looking for financing. Since that was the "big news" on the film, and that story was easier to ...


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It was revealed in Spider-man Homecoming's first scene of Peter: Peter himself shown obsession with vloging and recording it himself, he must have edited it and uploaded it on YouTube. Note: But Peter was unaware that his suit had ability to record everything too which he got to know about later.


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There were lots of differences between the trailer and the movie. Some of which are as follows. Warning: it has spoilers. 1. Avengers marching. In the 2nd trailer, we see that Avengers marching wearing quantum suits. This scene was missing in the movie. They don't really march. 2. Missing Hulk Hulk's appearance was kept secret this time. We see only ...


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Because trailers are made before the movie is finished. This also explains differences in CGI, etc. Most of the scenes in the first trailer for Rogue One for instance aren't in the movie, because the movie underwent a significant rewrite while in production and IIRC about 50% of the released movie is footage that was the result of those changes. WRT ...


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According to this article: The fourth ending was cut because Landis and Lynn either didn’t really think it was that good, or they just thought it was too dark for the tone of the rest of the movie. Unfortunately for them, they forgot to tell Michael McDowell, who was working on the novelization for the film. Thanks to that gaffe, and to [the] Clue ...


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As said in this wikipedia article: Donald Leroy LaFontaine (August 26, 1940 – September 1, 2008) was an American voice actor who recorded more than 5,000 film trailers and hundreds of thousands of television advertisements, network promotions, and video game trailers. He became identified with the phrase "In a world...", used in so many ...


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Yes, they are copyrighted. The precedent-setting case was filed by the Walt Disney company, so you should definitely get their permission first. http://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2003/august/trailers-are-not-fair-use-of-movie-copyrights/ On the other hand, I have heard that very old trailers, say earlier than the 1970s, were never issued with a copyright ...


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This answer is based on some guesswork, but may still be of interest. Here's a photo of a computer running a digital projector in a small cinema in France. It's running software called Cinelister and you can see the playlist on the right. It's part way through the showing of a film called Cloclo (2012). I didn't attend the screening, but I assume trailers ...


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Since people today do ANYTHING to get views, like using attractive titles and highly custom cover photos for their video, I'd suggest that please refer the video-poster's name which always flashes under the videos title. A very few people write '(Fan-made)' in their video titles but please note that many don't, as it's not a compulsion imposed by Youtube ...


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