Update (11-19-07): A new, longer trailer just hit the internet. Check it out here.
Update (07-16-07): Since the debate still seems to be going strong, I thought I’d add this poll, just so that I can quantify exactly what you guys think this movie is really going to be about. Please take a second and place your vote.
Update (07-09-07): It looks like Paramount is taking the “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em” approach, because they just officially released the trailer through Apple. I’ve embedded an HD version of it below. On the other hand, if you get nostalgic for the grainy cell-phone camera versions, you can still find them here.
Update (07-08-07): Check out our TrailerSpy exclusive: Comments from a Cloverfield Insider!!
Update (7-24-07): The movie has a title! And it’s lame!
Want to create a viral marketing campaign for your untitled movie? Run a trailer for it before a hot summer blockbuster, and only mention the new movie’s release date. That’s right, before showings of Transformers, a mysterious trailer says little except that it’s a J.J. Abrams film that will open on 1-18-08.
I have my own (very strong) opinions about this trailer, but I’d rather hear your opinions first. Thoughts? Let’s hear ‘em.