Trailer: “Freakonomics”

- Advertisement -


Based on the popular bestselling novel, Freakonomics is a documentary capturing an entertaining array of case studies dealing with human behaviors.  Brought to you by Magnolia Pictures, and directed by Alex Gibney, this film comes out October 1st.

To be honest, after watching the trailer, my mind was left a bit off balanced. If you were to ask me a minute after watching, what the film was about, I may have been tongue-tied and a tad mumbled jumbled. Is the film about economics, racial stereotypes, going against the grain of social norms? Or was it all of those? I still can’t place my finger on it, which leaves me a bit unsettled. Part of me wants to follow one of these offbeat case studies closely, and get to know what makes that person tick. Part of me wants the film to be about a single or few behaviors, so we can really sympathize with a character and their symptoms, but the bloated nature of the trailer puts that theory down.  It’s jam-packed with unique characters under unique situations, seemingly more of a happy-go-lucky joy ride then a pencil and pad scientific case study. It appears as one of those documentaries, where you have to look at the forest instead of the trees, and just leave your pencils at home.  Although I would like  the film to make me think, I’m expecting more laughs than equations, which is fine with me.  Are you game? Find out by watching the trailer below.





10 Different Types of Financial Aid
Top 10 Richest American Idols
V-Moda Crossfade Wireless
The 5 Most Expensive Wireless Headphones: Ultimate Auditory Clarity
Business man watching business go bankrupt
25 Iconic Companies that Filed for Bankruptcy
20 Different Types of Balloons
12 Different Types of Tubas (Plus Interesting Facts)
Minivan loaded with beach stuff for day at the beach
The Ultimate Beach Checklist When Taking Young Kids to the Beach
Boy playing a trombone
10 Different Types of Trombones (Plus Fun Facts)
28 Different Types of Pineapple
20 Different Types of Limes
Table with a variety of nuts in bowls
20 Most Popular Types of Nuts (with Nutrition Fact Charts)
Bowl of cooked broccoli with walnuts
20 Types of Broccoli
Motorhome on highway going through Bryce Canyon in the USA
13 Types of RV’s (Recreational Vehicles) for All Kinds of Vacation Fun
Mechanic working on car in garage
10 Gift Ideas for Mechanics (Under $20, $50, $100 and $200)
A mechanic is repairing a car brake.
5 Different Types of Brake Pads and 6 Different Types of Brakes
9 Cool Minivan Alternatives
15 Awesome Alternatives to Skateboards (Plus Interesting Facts)
Baseball player hitting ball
10 Types of Baseball Bats that Rip the Leather Off the Ball
16 Types of Barbells for All Types of Lifts and Workouts
Basketball player slam dunking
29 Great Gift Ideas for Basketball Players (Under $20, $50, $100 and $200)
Inside a beautiful spa business
6 Capabilities the Best Spa Scheduling and Business Software Should Have
Ballet dancers in a dance studio
7 Features of the Best Dance Studio Business Software (Checklist)
Massage therapy clinic
7 Types of Massage Therapist Software for Growing the Business
10 Features the Best Hair Salon Scheduling Business Software Offer (Checklist)
Natural herbal vitamins.
10 of the Best Online Vitamin Stores
>