Beware the trailer for "Stranger Than Fiction" starring Will Farrell

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  1. Mark Schmitt

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    I was watching "Nothing But Trailers" on INHD just now and they showed the trailer for a new Will Ferrell movie that I hadn't heard much about yet, and it looked good, about a guy that finds out that there's someone narrating his life story. It was a great concept and funny trailer and all the sudden they drop a big honking plot point on me! They didn't need to, I was already hooked! I had to change the channel before I saw anything more, and I had to go to imdb to find out what the name was.

    So as a warning, please turn away from the screen if you see this at a theater, get to the lobby, cover your ears and go "la la la" in your head, anything!

    This is worst example I've seen of a trailer that reveals too many plot points! Beware!
     
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    Wasn't there another movie, like a britsh film, named Stranger then Fiction a few years ago?
     
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    I tend to beware anything that Will Farrell stars in....

    Jason
     
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    I saw the trailer too and it reminded me very much of The Truman Show with Jim Carrey.

    I know what you are talking about, but I don't think anything "major" was revealed at all, and what was revealed actually made it more interesting.

    I will definitley see it.
     
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    Found the one I was thinking of:

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0178043/

    Isn't there some sort of rule about movies of same name? I thought some films had to have their name changed because of that. Guess not.
     
  7. TonyD

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    no copyrights for titles of movies.

    i believe you could make a movie and call it anything you want
    although the legal costs could be bad if you named it star wars
     
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    Yeah. Can't wait for this one.
     

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