Trailer, the Movie

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Trailer, the Movie ★★ 1999

Goofy experimental comedy combines elements of “Last Action Hero” and “Purple Rose of Cairo.” In a blackandwhite introduction, two lonely guys (McCrudden and Pope) sneak into a theatre one night and fall in love with two actresses (Hicks and Crigler) they see in a trailer. After the guys are tossed out, they wish their way into a color world where the rules of movies apply. Unfortunately, this wellmeaning independent production lacks the wit to make full use of the engaging premise. 101m/C DVD . Ian McCrudden, Will Pope, Miranda Hicks, Marjorie Crigler; D: Ian McCrudden; C: Matthew Uhry.