You Can Expect Some Side Effects With the Vintage Trailer of the Day

Every day, come rain or shine or internet tubes breaking, Film School Rejects showcases a trailer from the past.

Today’s trailer is truly thrilling. It helps that it’s for an insanely brilliant movie, but since movie marketers today can’t seem to sell the hard stuff, maybe this spot can teach a few lessons in doing it right.

William Hurt teams up with Ken Russell to do a few experiments on himself in a sensory deprivation tank that ends up unlocking the millions of years of mankind’s memories stored DNA. It causes his arm to do some pretty strange stuff at any rate.

Such a great movie. Such a great trailer.

Think you know what it is? Check the trailer out for yourself:

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A veteran of writing about movies for nearly a decade, Scott Beggs has been the Managing Editor of Film School Rejects since 2009. Despite speculation, he is not actually Walter Mathau's grandson. See? He can't even spell his name right.

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