Shot by Shot

Shot by Shot is a recurring series of movie and TV trailer breakdowns. We’re constantly scouring for perfect shots, and in this column, we share our favorites and discuss them.

Explore the Shot by Shot archives below

The Matrix Resurrections Trailer Shot By Shot Roof Sunset

Shot by Shot with ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ Trailer


Follow the white rabbit, and devour the red pill. We go back to the Matrix, looking for nonstop action and a little heady philosophy.

Doctor Strange No Way Home Push

Shot by Shot with the ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Trailer


The Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to explore the mirror universe horrors first suggested by ‘Loki’ and currently being explored by ‘What If…?’

Eternals Jack Kirby

Shot by Shot with the Final ‘Eternals’ Trailer


After a couple dozen films, Marvel is finally ready to get real weird: Jack Kirby weird.

Midnight Mass Trailer Shot By Shot

Shot By Shot with the ‘Midnight Mass’ Trailer


Mike Flanagan returns to Netflix with another haunting saga featuring a strong Stephen King influence, if not a direct reference.

Shot By Shot Lamb Trailer

Shot by Shot with the ‘Lamb’ Trailer


God only knows what’s going on in this gorgeously unnatural trailer.

The Last Duel Trailer Shot By Shot

Shot by Shot with ‘The Last Duel’ Trailer


Will Ridley Scott’s latest be more ‘Gladiator’ or ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’?

Shot By Shot What If Trailer Drax Tchalla

Shot by Shot with Marvel’s ‘What If…?’ Trailer


We plunge into Marvel’s What If trailer and examine how its alternate realities might interact with the larger MCU. Don’t ignore this cartoon.

Halloween Kills Trailer Michael Myers

Shot by Shot with the ‘Halloween Kills’ Trailer


Could this mean the end for Michael Myers?


Shot by Shot with the ‘Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins’ Trailer


It’s time to get the Real American Hero we always knew was possible.