I rarely make a trailer reaction post, but this one hit me just right.
Let me tell you about it. I was at school and on my prep period. I was caught up with my grading and had the week planned out so I went to YouTube. I usually hit YouTube for a bit during prep, some times to play some music while I work.
As I pulled it up, the first video on my page was a reaction by someone on this trailer and I thought “Wait…what?” If I remember correctly, it was labeled as Eternals trailer so I hurried and pulled the Marvel video up.
Listed as “Marvel Studios Celebrates the Movies,” I hit play. I had no expectations on how this trailer would strike me.
Just too much awesome. I could not handle it.
Legit tears were filling my eyes as it continued on. So much so that I had to grab some tissues to dab the tears away in case someone came into my room to grab a printing or something. Not that I am ashamed of crying, mind you, but I just did not want to have to explain why this movie trailer was breaking me down.
Hearing the voice of Stan Lee was the first blow to me. An amazing voice over that seemed a perfect touch to this video. Stan sounding as if he were talking to us about the visceral feels of going to the movie theaters. They started showing these fantastic scenes from the MCU over the years, but I think it was the Avenger: Endgame theater reaction clips that really started the waterworks.
Following that up with the barrage of the new. Clips from Black Widow, Shang Chi and The Eternals were amazing. The Eternals, with just a few seconds of film, looked tremendous. The the list of the upcoming slate of films, including giving us a title for Black Panther 2, which will be Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, and Captain Marvel 2, which will be The Marvels.
When the trailer got around to the gigantic 4, I was overcome. I was shaken. I had to compose myself. I immediately told myself that I had to make sure that I watched Duck Soup tonight to continue the DailyWatch because I really wanted to be watching trailer reactions over and over again.
Marvel honcho and producer Kevin Feige is truly a master at this stuff. The Marvel Studios promotional department has been killing it. There was a definite feeling to this that the MCU was coming back to the theaters, remember when we used to be there, and be patient because we are almost there. I will go out on a limb and say that Black Widow will be a massive hit in the theaters on July 9th, way more of a hit than it would have been last year before it had been pushed back.
Thank you Marvel Studios for a moment that made my day. I can’t wait for you to just take my money.