Sunday, August 2, 2009

Book Videos

I have another QUESTION.

What is your opinion of book videos? Whether they be trailers, or the author discussing their books.

Because I don't really watch any, unless someone tells me they're good or if I am excited about the book/like the author.

Or if I'm really bored.

I will admit that I have some favorite trailers.

I think this one really fits the book, even if I wasn't a huge fan of the book:




I like this one because it has pretty pictures (and, you know, good music and all that.):



I think trailers with good music (or at least music that fits the trailer ~mood~) are always a plus. And I like the above ones because they aren't too long- long trailers are blah.

But this one is one of my favorites because it's live action:



So, yeah. Book trailer/video ~opinions?~ Do you watch them? Do you like them? What are some I should watch?

EDIT: I AM A FAILURE AND FORGOT THIS AMAZING TRAILER!!!!




10 comments:

  1. Live action is so hard to pull off so those that are good are usually in my faves.

    I am such a visual persona and considering i do photography and all I am very much drawn to trailers. But there is something to be said about music that fits the theme and awesome stills or video. Its always a win!

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  2. I rarely watch trailers, unless I have a large interest in the book or people keep telling me to. I like watching vids of authors talking about the books, though.

    BTW, I <3 that After trailer!!

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  3. I don't watch trailers. I don't want someone giving me visual representations of the characters or the story that I can imagine on my own.

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  4. I don't really watch book trailers unless I hear of a really good one. I love the Bad Girls Don't Die one. Also, have you seen the trailer for Along For the Ride? It's kinda similar to the one for After and it's really good.

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  5. I don't usually watch book trailers, but I love the Bad Girls Don't Die one. If I do watch a trailer I don't like the ones you have to read all the way through, because I could just read the back of the book. I like trailers that are short too.

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  6. I rarely watch videos, period. I tend to surf the Internet with my speakers turned off so I don't wet my pants when I'm startled (loud music embedded on a website = big pet peeve). It has to be something pretty special to make me turn on the sound and watch a video.

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  7. I only watch trailers when someone posts them saying they're good, like you've done. I really liked that After trailer, that book is in my Wish List.
    But there are some trailers that make me want to turn off the PC. They are that boring.

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  8. I like trailers because they usually get my pumped up for the book!

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  9. I only watch trailers if I want to read the book. Or if it shows up in my YouTube subscriptions.

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  10. I don't really watch book trailers, unless I'm already excited about the book. The Bad Girls Don't Die trailer is nice!

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