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The Ultimate Guide To Arnold Schwarzenegger Trailers
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Jingle All the Way (1996)

Director: Brian Levant

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Phil Hartman, Jake Lloyd

Film in a sentence: Workaholic mattress salesman Howard Langston needs to get the last Turbo Man action figure in the store or his son (Lloyd) will hate him and his smartarse neighbour (Hartman) will show him up.

Best bit in the trailer: You may want to mute the sound to avoid the Seinfeld-like bass, but if you turn the volume up near the end, you get to hear what a foley artist thought Arnold Schwarzenegger punching a reindeer would sound like.

Arnold fact: The Christmas parade was actually shot at Universal Studios in late May. Perhaps slightly more interesting than that, the plot was based on the frenzy surrounding the cabbage patch dolls in the ‘80s. Emphasis on the “slightly” there.
 

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1 Total Recall
The Total Recall trailer here is actually an amalgam of the teaser and the main trailer in one... So the floating head is your favorite bit n the Teaser... But what about the main trailer? (Sorry for being pedantic... ;) More

Posted by Iago 1979 on Tuesday October 23, 2012, 14:46

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Bill Duke not Bull Duke. Needed saying. More

Posted by gwd80 on Monday October 15, 2012, 22:31

3 next year it will be 20 years since he made a good movie
True Lies in 1993 then 20 years of meh. Heres hoping he chooses his next films wisely and goes out on a high. More

Posted by Notmyrealusername on Saturday October 13, 2012, 16:21

4 Elfman at the end
In reference to you talking about the "Batman and Robin" trailer, that's Elliot Goldenthal's revamped Batman theme that plays throughout the bulk of the trailer. For some reason, they do toss in Elfman's much superior version at the end which, as you said, gets ruined by that odd "whooshing" sound. Not sure if you meant just that bit or thought that Elfman did the score for the whole film? More

Posted by EriCritic on Saturday October 13, 2012, 01:15


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