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I've been a fan of Tarsem Singh since being hypnotized by "Losing My Religion" in the 90s. His feature film debut, The Cell, somehow managed to make me forget I was watching a movie starring Jennifer Lopez. The trailer for his next film, The Fall, is now available, and it looks as stunning, hallucinogenic, and inscrutable as his past work. There's a hitch.
Viewers aren't supposed to laugh uncontrollably during previews for epic tales told by recuperating soldiers to little children. Yet I did. I still want to see the movie, mind you, but the incongruity is so jarring, so unexpected ... I'll stop there. Watch the preview and experience it for yourself:
Then join me in the comments to discuss it.