Month: July 2013

Trailer Talk

The Family – Trailer Talk

[box]First attempt at a new feature. I take a trailer, strip it to its core elements, and see what’s there. Simple.[/box]

The Family

Director: Luc Besson
Starring: Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones
Tagline: Some call it organized crime. Others call it family.

The Pitch

A family escaping from a bigger family (the mob). Exotic locales, Americans living out stereotypes, Deniro getting violent. Explosions!

The Hook

We’ve got Robert Deniro, the Rolling Stones, and hip 70s clothes.

"Laugh it up future, these clothes will always be awesome."
“Laugh it up future, these clothes will always be awesome.”

But that’s not all! We’ve also got italian-ish character actors:

Actual name: Chad Smith
Actual name: Chad Smith



It’s Pisstifying

New word developed at work today:

Mystifying + Pissed = Pisstified or Pisstifying
Usage: “Why did they eat all of my leftovers? It had my name on it and everything. It’s completely pisstifying!”