coming attraction

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Noun1.coming attraction - a movie that is advertised to draw customers
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
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This year's coming attraction will not be 'A Lark In the Park' but 'A Fiasco In the Square'
IT WAS Jools Holland at Newmarket last Friday evening, and Westlife the coming attraction this weekend.
Even the PGA handbook included this Bangor-based pro, six months early, as an outstanding coming attraction.
Instead of a compendium of Academy Award-winning pictures and performances, the distributor has accumulated a mix of public domain clips, still photos, and coming attraction trailers.
Stevie Wonderful Life'' begins with a movie-style coming attraction (For ``Fleetwood Macbeth,'' naturally) followed by an on-stage re-creation of the THX sound system ad.
On Friday the 21st, the teaser trailer will make its theatrical debut as well, seen as a coming attraction with selected films nationwide.
Then a picture resembling a movie poster appears in the corner of the screen like a coming attraction to tease the viewers into staying tuned.
You can now add a preview of your favorite movie to your web site or you can include their search tool to give your visitors access to thousands of coming attraction clips.
Twice weekly the DVD-DAILY delivers via email free DVD coming attraction and new DVD announcements, news on the latest DVD technical and market developments, and a slew of capsule and detailed DVD reviews.
My favorite work in this series is Coming Attractions 17, 2005; with its ghoulish, rather James Ensor--esque little brass band inexplicably tooting away in the woods, it quietly manages to fulfill the artist's desire "to recreate the sense of utter instability and sheer insanity that I feel continues to permeate my years.