480p, 720p, and 1080p are now the noted qualities of movies and their movie trailers. High quality in high definition.
The ‘p’ stands for progressive scan which is a method for displaying, storing or transmitting moving images. The numbers 480, 720, and 1080 refer to the number of horizontal scan lines of display resolution. The higher the number the better the quality.
With many sites on the web offering these movie trailers, you can easily review which movie(s) interests you. Most often, you will be able to stream the video online or download the movie trailer to view whenever you please.
Movie trailers are available to the public to give potential watchers a good feel for the movie plot. We usually get 2-3 minutes of playing time.
Movie trailers generally introduce the main plot as well as the movie’s casting although there have been cases where neither were shown and the mystery of it all was the hook, line, and sinker.
Like movies and television shows, movie trailers also come with a rating in reference to the material that it contains.
If you see a green screen, that means the trailer was approved for all audiences. A yellow will indicate an age group. And, red are for adult viewers only.
Finding movie trailers online is no longer an issue as the popularity of quality excellence has grown recently. Apple and Yahoo have portions of there websites dedicated to the showing of movie trailers although there are many, many more sites out there as well.
A fair warning to all who do decide to go online for movie trailers. Be careful which websites you trust. Being the world wide web, viruses and malware are very common and easily distributed. If the site takes too long to load, then you should question what exactly it is loading.
As stated above, downloading and live streaming are the 2 option you will usually get when being offered high definition, or regular quality, movie trailers online.