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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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.
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.
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.
Trailers used to be more of just a coming attraction.
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.
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.
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.
Some of these coming attractions are hinted at here with teasing photos and deliberately less-than-descriptive captions.