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Watch: Terrific New Trailer for Steven Spielberg's "War Horse"

Indiewire By Indiewire Staff | Indiewire October 4, 2011 at 6:37AM

"War Horse," Steven Spielberg's much-hyped fusion of the "war film" and "horse film" won't open until Christmas Day, but Dreamworks and Touchstone are already doing a terrific job of selling a film that actually sells itself.
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"War Horse," Steven Spielberg's much-hyped fusion of the "war film" and "horse film" won't open until Christmas Day, but Dreamworks and Touchstone are already doing a terrific job of selling a film that actually sells itself.

What we've got in this trailer is basically an extended version of the first teaser: stunning visuals by the great Janusz Kaminski, tearjerking music by John Williams, tears, meaningful glances, crowd scenes and galloping stallions.

It looks like Spielberg is going to have to get a larger mantle. Yes, this trailer is that promising.