Want to know what not to do?
Don't go see 2046
if the trailer was appealing to you.
The trailer's all blinky-futuristic, with fashion that makes Gaultier's work on The Fifth Element
look bland. It refers to a plot that's a science-fiction trip through time, love, and memory.
While the film is a trip through memory, love, and time, its science-fiction push is a tiny sliver of its plot. The stunning images in the film (save a series of characters posed on the roof of a hotel next to a neon sign) are all included in the trailer.
And it's long