City Paper is not for tourists
Trailers From Hell may sound like a collection of the coming attractions that roll before, say, the latest romantic comedy.
But nay! The very cool and often very funny Web site founded by director Joe Dante is actually dedicated to showcasing the low-res ads of classic movies, “with particular emphasis on the lurid, the extreme, and the outrageous.”
The best part, though, is that each trailer gets its own commentary from filmmakers such as Edgar Wright and Eli Roth. The site is updated at least a few times a week, and you can also get content on your cell via the Fun Little Movies mobile channel.
Here’s Wright on Corruption, an apparently prime piece of thriller cheese from 1968 that he claims influenced his own brilliant Grindhouse trailer, Don’t. Though I beg to differ that no woman would go see this on her own: