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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Richards simply radiates optimism and has nothing but good things to say of the coming attraction and brings with him many stories of success in previous towns of the circuit ...
And, looking forward to 2018, a coming attraction that deserves to be on enlightened movie buffs' should-see list is ace filmmaker Mike de Leon's comeback production, 'Citizen Jake.'
In a coming attraction for Wednesday's episode, it seems Lennie might have cheated on the body-positive activist.
Turkey, he writes, "is only a foretaste of the main course, the coming attraction for the Persian movie.
A film's moniker is like a coming attraction: It should give an indication of what the pic is about.
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.
Once the commotion died down, we sat patiently through the coming attraction: The Answer is Never, a live reading of the book by author Jocko Weyland himself.
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.
Stout says his approach is a bit of "guerilla" producing, with the theater's leaders checking out small New York shows, quickly making deals, moving the shows and alerting its membership-based audience (650 households totaling more than 1,000 tickets in its frosh efforts) of the coming attraction.
"Trailers used to be more of just a coming attraction. They've evolved into almost self-contained works in and of themselves, which are sometimes even events.