The first official teaser trailer for Into the Storm is essentially disaster-movie porn, but it’s been quite some time since we’ve seen an outrageous big-screen natural disaster, so all destruction and no story is really the most marketable way to go. However, marketability is only one component of a good trailer and this week’s Best Stuff selections have many more.
The Best Stuff
1. The Purge: Anarchy
The teaser for The Purge: Anarchy was a little underwhelming, but apparently for good reason. It turns out that first promo was only a baby step back into the 12-hour free-for-all. The first full trailer, on the other hand, goes all in and it’s all the more satisfying because the original teaser paved the way. By introducing us to just two main characters in promo number one and then letting different leads take the spotlight at the start of the second, there’s the added appeal of seeing how their situations differ and also the thrill of seeing them all come together.
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