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Trailers from Hell Kicks Off Halloween with Penn Jillette, Celebrates Website Relaunch and Redesign EXCLUSIVE

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood October 28, 2013 at 12:22PM

Trailers From Hell has launched a re-vamped, multi-media platform, created for all screens. Of particular note is the redesign of the TFH website, funded by a successful Kickstarter campaign, which allows viewers to search trailer commentaries by genres, gurus and decades; integrates the TFH Blog into the website and provides for more interactivity.
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Penn Jillette on Trailers from Hell
Penn Jillette on Trailers from Hell

Trailers From Hell has launched a re-vamped, multi-media platform, created for all screens. Of particular note is the redesign of the TFH website, funded by a successful Kickstarter campaign, which allows viewers to search trailer commentaries by genres, gurus and decades; integrates the TFH Blog into the website and provides for more interactivity.

To kick off its new launch week this Halloween, TFH will also introduce new Gurus to its line-up, including Penn Jillette from the world famous Penn and Teller team; Oren Peli, producer of the "Insidious" and "Paranormal Activity" movies; and writer-director Ti West ("The Innkeepers").

Launched in May of 2007 with only word-of-mouth publicity, Trailers From Hell has presented movie trailers with commentaries by filmmakers and other industry professionals each Monday, Wednesday and Friday.The series is syndicated across multiple platforms in the US and around the world.

And, without further ado, here's the first trailer commentary by Jillette, on Adam Rifkin's "LOOK":


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.