In doing so, I found myself going over this scene a few times, and decided to share some things that I saw. Refresh yourself by watching the video, and then follow along with my thoughts below:
(Note: This video keeps getting taken down. Sorry about that.)
Whew. That was great.
Okay. What follows is a shot-by-shot description of the scene and the major feels I got from this powerful scene. The rhythm and structure were extremely well done. This scene left a mark on so many people, that I felt I had to study it a bit. I won't dissect every possible interpretation and analysis, but I will point out things I thought were worth mentioning.
I view the trailer as happening in three parts: The Approach, The Arrival, and the Encounter.
21. Rey slows slightly to take in her stark surroundings. These are remnants of dwellings and some artifacts
Now go back and watch the left to right progression.
Hope you enjoyed this scene as much as I did. Let me know what you thought!