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Trailer Breakdown: The Adventures Of Tintin
We investigate the first glimpse of The Secret Of The Unicorn

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Hit And Run

Right, we’re combining knowledge of the comics, this trailer scene and a picture that first appeared in Empire’s December issue here, but we think we know what’s happened. In the comics, a man called Barnaby (Joe Starr) approaches Tintin just after the latter buys the Unicorn model in the market and attempts to buy it off him. Tintin refuses to sell, but Barnaby later comes to his door to talk to him – only to be gunned down in the doorway. The picture we published last year showed Barnaby in the doorway on a misty night just like this, Tintin meeting him with drawn gun. We’re guessing that this clip takes place right after that. Here you even see a blue car speeding away – just like the one that belonged to the shooter.

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shameless double posting but i'd LOVE Williams to score the Tintin theme from the original cartoon show, but beef it up to an even grander scale, that would be class! More

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