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Close up of the poster. Beautiful design.
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Call me crazy, but the background reminds me of the stained-glass Peacocks in Graceland. Not that they inspired it, but... (I don't know how to express that in English)... it kind of "resonates" with the era?

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DobroMojo wrote:
Sun May 15, 2022 11:35 pm
I just read on Twitter that there was a 30 second trailer/TV spot shown a few times during Saturday Night Live last night. I'm not in U.S so wouldn't have seen it. Anyone see it?
Here is the 30 second ad



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On Stage wrote:
Mon May 16, 2022 3:54 am
DobroMojo wrote:
Sun May 15, 2022 11:08 pm
Close up of the poster. Beautiful design.
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Call me crazy, but the background reminds me of the stained-glass Peacocks in Graceland. Not that they inspired it, but... (I don't know how to express that in English)... it kind of "resonates" with the era?

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You could be right. Is it possible the background could also be inspired by one of the jumpsuit designs? My knowledge of the jumpsuits isn't that great.

The layout is similar in design to posters for Luhrmann's last film "The Great Gatsby".
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Take time out to just access this link. Without opening any of the clips, just add the views, in your mind. I have put the different accounts in order, from the most to the least views and there is no denying that this movie has gotten pretty good reaction. Even one of the soundtrack songs is nearing 2m views while half of the other has received a lot of attention nearing 40,000 views in a WB Italian account. Here is the link

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=elvis+baz&sp=CAM%253D



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Johnny2523 wrote:
Mon May 16, 2022 1:50 am
elvis-fan wrote:
Mon May 16, 2022 1:44 am
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Sun May 15, 2022 2:19 pm
Actually i think that IS Elvis on the right
It's absolutely a shot of Elvis... not sure why they used it but it's Elvis...
It could simply be used for the trailer.. but perhaps there's a small section dedicated to the making of on tour (which would explain the split screens) and they figured they could put some shots in here and there of Elvis himself without showing his face.
Well we finally got the unseen footage from EOT we’ve all been hoping for. :smt003


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Extended trailer of 4.36min ...


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Buddy wrote:
Mon May 16, 2022 9:38 am


Extended trailer of 4.36min ...
Thanks. That's a fan made extended version (combining both the first full length trailer & the Hayride clip) so not official.


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DobroMojo wrote:
Sun May 15, 2022 11:08 pm
Close up of the poster. Beautiful design.
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It's superb, I like how it draws butterfly wings in the back of EP.

A lot of significance here, they did it with work, reflexion and respect, obviously.


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arnaudbxl wrote:
Mon May 16, 2022 6:01 pm
It's superb, I like how it draws butterfly wings in the back of EP.

A lot of significance here, they did it with work, reflexion and respect, obviously.
Oh yeah, I never noticed that. Plus you can see the wings from the dragon suit that form part of the decoration by his head


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Has anyone else noticed that there hasn't been anything Aloha related in the trailers? I understand that it might not go into Aloha in depth, since it's a story and not a documentary, but Aloha Elvis is a pretty iconic incarnation, especially as far as the 70s is concerned.


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Haven't seen this one before...


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DobroMojo wrote:
Mon May 16, 2022 2:52 pm
Buddy wrote:
Mon May 16, 2022 9:38 am


Extended trailer of 4.36min ...
Thanks. That's a fan made extended version (combining both the first full length trailer & the Hayride clip) so not official.
It has some never before bits, so I doubt it's fan made.


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Spanish_Eyes wrote:
Mon May 16, 2022 7:44 pm
DobroMojo wrote:
Mon May 16, 2022 2:52 pm
Buddy wrote:
Mon May 16, 2022 9:38 am


Extended trailer of 4.36min ...
Thanks. That's a fan made extended version (combining both the first full length trailer & the Hayride clip) so not official.
It has some never before bits, so I doubt it's fan made.
All of the footage in this video is already available. There's clearly a bad sound edit around the 0:53 mark. If it was an official edit, it would have already been released on the Warner Bros YouTube Channel. Waylonvids is clearly a fan/hobby channel.


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Spanish_Eyes wrote:
Mon May 16, 2022 7:44 pm
DobroMojo wrote:
Mon May 16, 2022 2:52 pm
Buddy wrote:
Mon May 16, 2022 9:38 am


Extended trailer of 4.36min ...
Thanks. That's a fan made extended version (combining both the first full length trailer & the Hayride clip) so not official.
It has some never before bits, so I doubt it's fan made.
I don't see anything in that trailer that hasn't already been released.


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The English version (without italian overdubs) of the new footage/trailer with Måneskin's cover of "If I Can Dream" is out:



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DobroMojo wrote:
Mon May 16, 2022 10:12 pm
The English version (without italian overdubs) of the new footage/trailer with Måneskin's cover of "If I Can Dream" is out:

You can see right at the end, in a split second clip, of Butler in the 1975 Alpine (Chicken Bone) suit.


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eligain wrote:
Tue May 17, 2022 12:44 am
DobroMojo wrote:
Mon May 16, 2022 10:12 pm
The English version (without italian overdubs) of the new footage/trailer with Måneskin's cover of "If I Can Dream" is out:

You can see right at the end, in a split second clip, of Butler in the 1975 Alpine (Chicken Bone) suit.
That's cool. I have very limited knowledge about Elvis' jumpsuits, so wouldn't have spotted that. Because Luhrmann's editing is so fast, one of the best ways to appreciate the visuals in his trailers is to play them at a slower speed.


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DobroMojo wrote:
Mon May 16, 2022 10:12 pm
The English version (without italian overdubs) of the new footage/trailer with Måneskin's cover of "If I Can Dream" is out:

Elvis's vocals are right on the very tail end of this, blended in with Måneskin lead singer Damiano David. I isolated it out so it's clearer, but I picked up on it right away. I'd know "oh-hhh yeah" anywhere.



And you're right DobroMojo re: editing. These trailers have been a treat to break down frame by frame.


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GibbersGanfa wrote:
Tue May 17, 2022 2:31 am
DobroMojo wrote:
Mon May 16, 2022 10:12 pm
The English version (without italian overdubs) of the new footage/trailer with Måneskin's cover of "If I Can Dream" is out:

Elvis's vocals are right on the very tail end of this, blended in with Måneskin lead singer Damiano David. I isolated it out so it's clearer, but I picked up on it right away. I'd know "oh-hhh yeah" anywhere.



And you're right DobroMojo re: editing. These trailers have been a treat to break down frame by frame.
Thanks for that. Yep i noticed the blend on first viewing. It works pretty well.


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Some details i noticed in both trailers in relation to a specific event.

In the first trailer, notice Kelvin Harrison Jr as BB King wearing a "checked jacket":
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In the new trailer, there's a black photographer taking a photo of Austin with what looks like Kelvin Harrison Jr.:
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Could this be a reconstruction of this photo of Elvis with BB King?
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The photo was taken by civil rights photographer Ernest C. Withers at the WDIA Goodwill Revue at Ellis Auditorium in Memphis on December 7 1956. The event was a charity fundraiser which included performances from Ray Charles & Rufus Thomas. Elvis attended the event with George Klein.

Ernest C. Withers:
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Seeing as BB King is being portrayed in the film, it makes logical sense that this documented meeting between Elvis & BB King would be used as part of the narrative.
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Gamma Master wrote:
Mon May 16, 2022 6:14 pm
Has anyone else noticed that there hasn't been anything Aloha related in the trailers? I understand that it might not go into Aloha in depth, since it's a story and not a documentary, but Aloha Elvis is a pretty iconic incarnation, especially as far as the 70s is concerned.
I couldn't agree more. With all that attention to details, it wouldn't make sense that they'd skip it.


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