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permlink Comedian trailer

This is funny: the trailer for "Comedian" [QuickTime 5+ required], a Jerry Seinfeld movie thing. Seinfeld doesn't show up, and surely these guys don't come up with their own lines, but hey, it's that guy! With that voice! And it's funny.

X-Men 2 trailer's out today too. permlink     2 comment(s)  
Who is that guy.. anyone know??
      ...posted by A.J. on August 28, 2002 6:37 PM
From Roger Ebert's Movie Answer Man: Q. Studios still produce trailers that start with "In a world ..." and then gather momentum with quick cuts and explosions, followed by a supposedly cool line by the star. Having just seen the clever trailer for Jerry Seinfeld's new movie "The Comedian," I wonder if you think the days of the mind-numbingly predictable voice-over are numbered? G. Doig, Glasgow, Scotland A. The new Seinfeld trailer may not sell tickets, but it's one of the funniest I've seen. It stars the "in a world ..." guy himself, Hal Douglas, described by Miramax publicist Tracy Ury as "perhaps the most recognizable trailer voice in the business." The trailer is a merciless dig at all the weary catch-phrases that trailers recycle over and over again. It's at
      ...posted by James Anatidae on September 8, 2002 7:46 PM
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