Trailer Junkies Podcast

50 EpisodesProduced by Jim & Ted

Trailer Junkies Podcast (TJP) is where Jim and Ted discuss movie and TV trailers, and the consumer-facing part of media marketing. They use Ted’s industry knowledge, Jim’s common sense, and their wit to break down movie marketing using trailers as their vehicle.

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Avengers: Endgame, The Standoff at Sparrow Creek, and Trapped

December 13th, 2018

1:05:29

It's episode 51 and this week Jim & Ted cover Avengers: Endgame, The Standoff at Sparrow Creek, and Trapped.

Jim ensures that his armament is in …

Disney vs. Netflix

December 6th, 2018

1:23:30

It's episode 50 and the guys take on a heavy weight bought between Disney and Netflix marketing strategies.  

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The Intruder, The Clio Awards, and more.

November 29th, 2018

1:07:57

It's episode 49 and Jim & Ted mix things up a bit.  They cover The Intruder before heading into the Clio Awards discussing the best marketing ads …

Pokémon Detective Pikachu, Toy Story 4, and To Dust

November 22nd, 2018

1:17:01

It's episode 48 and Jim & Ted talk about the phenomenon of Pokémon and the latest Pokémon movie trailer.  They then shift to two Toy Story 4 teaser trailers before ending with To Dust, which the guys found to be a …

Garry Winogrand, Mowgli, Arctic,

November 15th, 2018

45:07

It's episode 47 and Jim and Ted review four different trailers.  They begin with a current Garry Winogrand documentary.  They then move into Mowgli, then Arctic (or is it Artic?). Ted can't spell, so who knows.

After …

Isn't It Romantic, Cold Pursuit, and The Christmas Chronicles

November 8th, 2018

1:01:49

It's episode 46, and this week Jim & Ted review Isn't It Romantic, Cold Pursuit, and The Christmas Chronicles. 

Ted also treats you, the …

I am the Night, The Kid Who Would Be King, and Bird Box

November 1st, 2018

1:03:42

It's episode 45 and Jim & Ted review three different movies with similar features, I am the Night, The Kid Who Would Be King, and Bird Box.  They …

Destroyer, The Kominsky Method, & Escape Room

October 25th, 2018

1:14:22

It's episode 44 and Jim & Ted are joined this week by Clarissa, Jim's wife, to gain her perspective on women directors.

The Trailer Junkies have …

Glass, Bodied, Aladdin, and Pet Sematary

October 18th, 2018

51:31

It's episode 43, and Jim and Ted review Glass, the third of the Unbreakable and Split movies from M. Night Shyamalan. 

They then move into the red band trailer, Bodied, a rap battle movie with Calum Worthy.  Bodied

Vice, The Upside, The Mule, and Maniac Recap

October 11th, 2018

1:21:02

In episode 42, Jim and Ted cover Vice, the story of Dick Cheney's influence during George W. Bush's presidency.  The guys can't wait to see this movie.  Next, they discuss The Upside with Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart, and …

Bumblebee, Mid90's, & Dark Phoenix

October 4th, 2018

1:16:36

This week Jim and Ted tackle nostalgia pretty hard. They discuss Gen-One Transformers, Continue with the Mid90’s, and end at Dark Phoenix’s retro-fail of the X-Men costumes. There’s a bit of introspection on Jim and …

Captain Marvel, Stan & Ollie, Marry Poppins Returns, and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

September 27th, 2018

1:25:44

This week Jim & Ted recap what they've been watching, but before they do they tap into this week's beer.  After, they cover four different …

Jack Ryan Recap, The Ballad of Buster Scrugs, Homecoming, and Overlord

September 20th, 2018

1:10:40

This week Jim and Ted recap the Amazon series, Jack Ryan before covering three incredible movie trailers.  Netflix and Amazon are at it again, and they end with Overlord.  Yes, Operation Overlord, which was the codename …

Thunder Road, Nike and Pepsi ads, and Burt Reynolds

September 13th, 2018

1:11:58

The Trailer Junkies, Jim and Ted, have a discussion about thier favorite Burt Reynlods movies before takling the trailers for this week.

At Ted's …

In Like Flynn, Sorry for Your Loss, Slice, and Front Runner

September 6th, 2018

1:08:57

This week Jim and Ted are joined by Jim's father-in-law, Frank.  They're also "in studio" at Ted's house (sorry for some echoes in the recording). 

The Trailer Junkies discuss four trailers this week: In Like Flynn, …

Amazon Trailerspective

August 30th, 2018

1:11:50

First, a #TJPquickHIT Sometimes something will come out and won't fit in the run of our show but if we feel strongly about it we'll jump straight into it as the #TJPquickHIT. This week's quick hits are Eureka and …

Green Book, Hunter Killer, and so much more!

August 23rd, 2018

1:11:15

...but first a #TJPquickHIT Sometimes something will come out and won't fit in the run of our show but if we feel strongly about it we'll jump straight into is as the #TJPquickHIT.]

This week Jim's #TJPquickHIT is The …

Maniac & The Favourite

August 16th, 2018

57:31

It feels good to be back! ...and we have new segments, new trailers and more. But first let's pop the tops on some brews. (This will be much easier when we record on Friday nights - this week's 6:30am record session …

Recut of the Meg, Ideal Home, and The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

August 9th, 2018

1:12:34

Hey Junkies, this is the last in our replays for Summer 2018.  Me and Ted had a great summer and relaxing hiatus.  As a result, we have some new …

Recut: Isle of Dogs and Christopher Robin Teaser

August 2nd, 2018

47:46

Jimmy is back but now Ted is on the road this week. This was another favorite from our first season. Give it a listen.

Recut of Mortal Engines Teaser

July 26th, 2018

27:24

Jimmy is now cutting across Texas so its only a week or two before we get back into the swing. Here's an early one that we liked from late in December 2017.

Recut of Red Sparrow and More

July 19th, 2018

46:22

As Jimmy sends boomerangs from Boston we get to enjoy one our early favorites. The thought of a fart killing you for A Quiet Place is a universal theme. The Expanse is also still in the news as it goes from SYFY to …

Recut of Comedic Darkness

July 12th, 2018

40:55

Originally recorded on Groundhog Day this recut of our Comedic Darkness episode features trailers for Groundhog Day, Game Night, Unsane and Dear Dictator. Enjoy this episode while Jimmy trucks over to Chicago!

The Hate U Give, The Predator, Beautiful Boy & Much More...

July 5th, 2018

1:22:24

This week Jim & Ted cover a number of trailers giving you, dear listener, a lot to chew on while we are on hiatus.  Yes, we will be traveling for …

Welcome to Marwen, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, & Creed II

June 28th, 2018

43:08

This week Jim & Ted take on some doll love.  No not that kind of love, but dolls as therapy for an artist recovering from an attack by five men.  …

A Star is Born, First Man, Bad Times at the El Royale, and much more.

June 21st, 2018

1:03:58

This week Jim and Ted go extra terrestrial with three "out of this world" connected trailers. The theme is a stretch but so is getting to the moon on …

Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck it Ralph 2, BumbleBee & The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

June 14th, 2018

1:00:56

This week Jim and Ted host Bryce with his 8-year-old perspective.  Ted gives you a bunch of Three Word Reviews to cover all the trailers that were …

Peppermint, The Sisters Brothers, and The Happytime Murders

June 7th, 2018

54:42

In Jennifer Garner's latest movie, Peppermint, we finally have a good use of the trailer to the trailer.  The audio bite used from Jennifer Garner is not repeated in the body of the main trailer.  It's additive without …

The Upfronts

May 31st, 2018

1:22:17

All the major networks (and this year ABC added freeform) still did their Upfronts (a dog and pony show where stars are brought out in front of a …

Mile 22, Black Klansman, & Bohemian Rhapsody

May 24th, 2018

1:16:17

It's episode 27 and Jim & Ted are reviewing Mile 22, the latest in a long legacy from Peter Berg.  From there they talk about Black Klansman... A Spike Lee Film, if you can believe it.  Actually, Jim & Ted can …

The Yellow Birds, Adrift, & Leave No Trace

May 17th, 2018

1:15:32

This week Jim and Ted meet the challenge, and by meet the challenge we mean they watch some trailers about people who endure extreme pressure from war and natural disaster then return home in turmoil with the pressures …

Mary Shelley, Succession, & Uncle Drew

May 10th, 2018

1:06:53

This week to celebrate our silver anniversary (25 weeks of doing this podcast) Jim and Ted are joined by their better halves to record at The Solvang …

Woman Walks Ahead, Venom, & A Kid Like Jake

May 3rd, 2018

1:45:38

We know we just gave you our A24 Trailerspective, but since this is our 24th episode and Woman Walks Ahead moved us on so many levels we thought, why …

Equalizer 2, Westworld Season 2, & Lost in Space

April 26th, 2018

1:03:55

Not even Ted's love of Denzel and Antoine Fuqua can excite them into going and seeing this film. A great trailer but without feeling any peril for the lead Jim and Ted will only happen upon this movie accidentally while …

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, Ideal Home, & The Meg!

April 19th, 2018

1:11:48

This week Jim & Ted tackle a theme they didn't realize they were tackling.  It's sort of a dramatic comedic theme surround three very different trailers.  One of these movies took more than two decades to finish.  …

A24's Under the Silver Lake, First Reformed, & How to Talk to Girls at Parties

April 12th, 2018

1:06:58

With the success of Lady Bird and The Disaster Artist A24 has carved a special niche for itself with some interesting 2018 films spanning and hybridizing many genres. This week Jim and Ted take a look at Under the …

TAG, The House of Tomorrow, & The House with a Clock in Its Walls

April 5th, 2018

57:48

This week Jim & Ted are back to their typical show.  Not sure what happened last week, or why the Lady Junkies took over their mics.  Perhaps it …

Can You Forgive Me? and Overboard 2018

March 29th, 2018

46:07

This week Jim & Ted have a twist.  They discuss two trailers this week that might be a little off beat from their typical discussion.  They also talk about Ted's childhood soap opera watching and how Jim struggles …

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Avengers: Infinity War, & Sorry to Bother You

March 22nd, 2018

56:40

This week Jim & Ted discuss the desired time period of the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts series then get into reviewing Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.  Avengers: Infinity War takes the stage and …

Christopher Robin, DPG, and Isle of Dogs

March 15th, 2018

8:16

Very close on the heels of the 2017 Fox Searchlight film, Goodbye Christopher Robin and the uber successful Paddington 2 here's another …

Fahrenheit 451, Ralph Breaks the Internet & Ready Player One

March 8th, 2018

57:27

This week Jim & Ted try to escape from the real world a bit with three films that discuss the limits of human thought.  First up an HBO remake of …

The Solo Cup Final for Best Trailer

March 1st, 2018

1:33:10

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This week we have a special poster. This is an image based on a Guillermo del Toro sketch and it evokes the passion of Gustav Klimt's The Kiss. As an auteur, …

Deadpool 2 and Many Dark Hours

February 22nd, 2018

1:17:37

For the most complete expereince visit www.trailerjunkiespodcast.comDiving into this week's deep dive we find out that Jim's just not into superhero movies. Ted does his best to angle for a few standouts like Black …

Star Wars Solo & Best 2018 Oscar Trailers

February 15th, 2018

1:11:29

Wow! This week Jim & Ted cover a lot of ground. Before getting into the #TJPdeepDIVE for this week, Solo, A Star Wars Story, they discuss the …

Comedic Darkness

February 15th, 2018

40:27

This week we start with Groundhog Day. A movie has to be pretty powerful to spawn a genre breaking logline and this Bill Murray classic did that with …

Joaquin Phoenix, A Trailer-Spective

February 15th, 2018

44:54

Can you learn all you need to know about an actor from trailers? Jim and Ted try and find out.

Joaquin Phoenix has had a long career and quiet a variety of films but something about his look gives his audience the …

Miller's Crossing Poster Critique

February 15th, 2018

25:25

This week Jim and Ted decided to critique this timeless movie poster.

Red Sparrow & Much More

February 15th, 2018

46:22

This week Jim and Ted discuss four trailers, but before they get into the big screen they start off with a Syfy show that Jim has been watching, The Expanse.  At only halfway through the first season, Jim's already a …

Game Over, Man!

February 15th, 2018

51:34

This week Ted & Jim tackle the buddy-action-comedy, Game Over, Man! In the evolution of how Trailer Junkies Podcast does this here are the videos …

Ocean's 8 & Book of Henry

February 15th, 2018

35:18

This week the junkies discuss the gender swap on Ocean’s 8 and compare the newest installment to the other Ocean’s 11 films both Clooney’s and Sinatra’s. A suggestion from Anne, Ted’s wife and Terrence, his coworker – …

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