11 new trailers you should watch this week

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I really wasn’t sure what to expect from A Star is Born. It’s been getting so much buzz, and yet its trailer made made the movie look so melodramatic, saccharine, twee, overwrought, and manically romantic. And it is all those things. But it’s also just so impossibly earnest. It loves its characters, its music, its emotions, and it wants you to love them too.

And somehow it works. The film looks like a glossy, big-budget production, but it so often has the interests and sensibilities of a film with 1/10th the budget. There’s a lot to unpack in the movie, but the thing I’m most fascinated by his how committed it is to bringing a low-budget, indie vibe to a big and very-shiny screen.

It’s a balance that lets the characters become larger…

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