New Title of magazine

I have decide to adopt/imitate the total film title for my film magazine as i have found out that empire do not tend to review comedy films they are more based with the big budget blockbusters, so it would be unlikely they would create a magazine with Golf Movie as the main article.

This is what my magazine looks like now with the newadjustments.

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Trailer research

This is research and quotes from the book Lisa Kernan, Coming Attractions: Reading American Movie Trailers (University of Texas Press, 2004):

‘trailers are film paratexts. As Gérard Genette has characterised them”

‘Trailers offer audiences ‘concise, direct-address cinematic texts that serve as both attractions and as a form or persuasion’

‘most trailers have in common a few generic features: some sort of introductory or concluding address to the audience about the film either through titles or narration, selected scenes from the film, montages of quick-cut action scenes, and identifications of significant cast members or characters.’

‘trailers commonly utilize codes of voice-over narration, sound and sound overlapping, music, graphics, and most importantly, editing, or montage.’

Changing film magazine title

Whilst doing further research into film magazine, i have seen that imitating empire magazine will not be suitable as empire magazine tend to cover only big action blockbusters, and i could not find an issue of empire where a comedy film is splashed on the front cover. So whilst doing my reseach i came across total film magazine which covers a broader range of film genres, and i was able to find an example of a total film magazine with a comedy film on the cover, so when making my magazine i will use the title of total film instead of empire.

Analysis of a film magazine cover

Finally, i have found a film cover which has some relevance to the genre of the film i intend to reproduce.

The cover is dominated by the lead actor of the film,Simon Pegg, The picture shows him holding a bloody cricket bat, as my film is about golf i could re-create a similar piece, with my lead actor holding a golf clubin his hand and staring intently at the camera. The cover emphasises the genre of the film along with the actual film itself.