Honest Trailers are great fun.
Maybe those filmmakers that get trashed by them wouldn’t agree, but they are fantastic.
That, though, is not the only reason why I’ll be making them part of this blog from now on.
The reason is that, through comedy, they point at story holes, characters flaws, inconsistencies and structure problems that reign in many films.
And that is pure screenwriting talk.
Is Screenwriting your thing? Then either type “Screenwriting” in the website searcher or check How Billy Wilder’s SOME LIKE IT HOT Was Written, How Stanley Kubrick’s EYES WIDE SHUT Was Written, Best Screenwriting Books: Dmytryk’s ON SCREENWRITING, Best Screenwriting Books: SAVE THE CAT, Best Screenwriting Books: ADVENTURES IN THE SCREEN TRADE, Best Screenwriting Books: McKee’s STORY (1), Best Screenwriting Books: Field’s SCREENPLAY, For Screenwriters: 10 (Attributed) Pieces of Advice from the Great Billy Wilder and Best Screenwriting Books: THE ART OF DRAMATIC WRITING, amongst many other posts!
More on Parody? Check Fantastic Material from the Original STAR WARS + Great Parody Stuff and “How It Should Have Ended”: The Amazing (Super) Power of Parody.