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Old 09-17-04, 07:42 PM
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Do you watch the trailer prior to the film on DVD's with that special feature?

Just curious if you watch the trailers if they are included as a special feature first or go into the film new without thinking they might take away from the complete experience, regardless if you have seen the movie or just haven't seen in a long time.

Being there are many on the new "Star Wars" set, I wasn't sure if I should go in without being I haven't seen the movies in some time or just dive in head first to feature.

What do you do...
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Old 09-17-04, 07:43 PM
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Nope. Trailers arent a big deal to me at all.
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Old 09-17-04, 07:49 PM
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depends on the movie. If I've seen the movie but not the trailer I'll probably watch it first. Star Wars I'll probably watch them all cause I don't know if I'll have time to watch the movie. Gotta get my fix somehow.
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Old 09-17-04, 07:50 PM
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I watch trailers after the feature...sometimes days later, sometimes right after with all the other extras. the film itself is always priority...regardless of how many times I've seen it.
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Actually, trailers are the one "extra" that I tend to skip completely.
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Old 09-17-04, 07:55 PM
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Movie first, trailer right after.
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Old 09-17-04, 07:55 PM
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Nope. If I am curious I'll watch the trailer after the film itself.
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Old 09-17-04, 08:29 PM
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Too many trailers give away too much....

I don't mind seeing a trailer before watching the film -- if there is enough time in between the trailer and the movie, but never just before....
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Old 09-17-04, 08:39 PM
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I usually do,gets me more in the mood for the movie
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Old 09-17-04, 08:50 PM
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Originally posted by mcarver
Too many trailers give away too much....
Exactly. Even more so with blind buys.
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Old 09-17-04, 09:01 PM
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Nah, movie first.
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If I've seen the film already, I'll probably watch the trailer first, but if I've never seen the film, I'll watch the trailer after I watch the film. Don't need any possible spoilers.
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If the trailer is on the same disc, and my wife is watching the movie with me, we'll usually watch the trailer first. Otherwise, I might watch it when I look over the extras after I watch the movie.
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Sometimes even the menu screens give away too much about a movie so if I'm interested in seeing the trailer I will try to watch it after watching the DVD (if it is a blind buy or rental). If I've already seen the movie, then it doesn't really matter to me when or if I watch the trailer.
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Old 09-17-04, 09:34 PM
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Unless it's for a thriller or horror movie, I always watch the trailer prior to the feature...which is why I'm getting increasingly irritated at two- or-multi-disc sets putting the trailer on a different disc than the feature.

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Old 09-17-04, 09:43 PM
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Originally posted by robsul82
Unless it's for a thriller or horror movie, I always watch the trailer prior to the feature...which is why I'm getting increasingly irritated at two- or-multi-disc sets putting the trailer on a different disc than the feature.

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Old 09-17-04, 11:08 PM
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I love trailers.I always watch the trailer before watching the movie.
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Old 09-18-04, 12:29 AM
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Never. I'll usually watch after, but even if I've seen the movie before, the trailer may give away parts I forgot or otherwise spoil good parts (especially with comedies, where they tend to put all the best jokes in the trailer).
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Another "depends" . . . if I have already seen the movie (or trailer), I will watch the trailer beforehand (as mentioned in another thread, one the measures that I use in critiqueing a movie is 'does it deliver what the trailer promises'). If I haven't seen the movie or trailer, I tend to wait till afterwards.

Now, the trailers for other movies I watch beforehand . . . I like the whole "theatrical" experience (minus the commercials!).
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Doesn't really make a difference... But normally I watch the extras after the movie.
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usually we do watch the trailers first. other extras we watch after the movie.
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Originally posted by Maxflier
I love trailers.I always watch the trailer before watching the movie.
me too
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Originally posted by robsul82
Unless it's for a thriller or horror movie, I always watch the trailer prior to the feature...which is why I'm getting increasingly irritated at two- or-multi-disc sets putting the trailer on a different disc than the feature.

Later.

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I love trailers and I ALWAYS watch them before the movie. They get me in the mood for the movie.

Like you, I hate it when the trailer isn't on the same disc as the movie. If the trailer is on another disc, I sometimes don't watch it.
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no trailers fo me.
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Old 09-18-04, 11:56 PM
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I'm a huge trailer junkie, but I do too many blind buys to watch trailers directly before the movie. I usually watch them afterwards.
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