After the Fact: The ‘Pain & Gain’ Trailer Pumps You Up and Lets You Down (67 Screenshots)

Pain and Gain Movie Trailer Michael Bay

Movie trailers have a big influence on how we perceive the film before going in and what we feel when the credits roll. They may make the movie look utterly terrible, completely amazing, or somewhere in between, but we each go in with expectations upon viewing them. After the Fact is a look back on how the trailers may have affected the movie going experience. This column is not a review of the movie itself, but rather on the marketing techniques used to advertise the movie. Today the trailer for Pain & Gain will be under the microscope. Continue reading after the jump and expect spoilers. Continue reading

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