If you loved “Wet Hot American Summer” for its unique sense of absurdism, you will surely get a kick out of the trailer for “Second Sound Barrier.”
Brought to life by the wonderful minds of Michael Showalter and David Wain, and featuring Juliette Lewis for some mysterious reason, this trailer will kick your teeth in.
The car-action movie spoof for a film that doesn’t seem to exist is so ridiculous words cannot do it justice. So, here’s a blurb from the official synopsis: “Bored with feature-length narrative, Wain and Showalter extracted the essence of a feature film and blended those moments to create the ultimate film trailer – packing the ‘Second Sound Barrier’ full of their signature absurdist moments. ‘Why make a full-length feature film when you can blend and capture the essence of a film in 3 ½ minutes?’ remarks Michael Showalter. The resulting trailer is the tale of the three fastest drivers in the world and their quest to save Lady Billionaire. Struck with a mysterious illness, the only way to save her is to break the ‘second sound barrier.'”
Stop reading this immediately and watch “Second Sound Barrier” above.