Hot Trailer: ‘Godzilla’

By | Tuesday March 18, 2014 @ 3:46pm PDT

Something caused all that damage. Earthquake? Typhoon? Bryan Cranston says the authorities are lying about what really happened. But you and I know it’s Godzilla. Warner Bros has released a new international trailer for this latest reboot of the classic kaiju property. The military is doing its best, … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘Nymphomaniac: Volume II’

By | Tuesday March 18, 2014 @ 1:41pm PDT

Three days before Nymphomaniac: Volume I hits theaters, Magnolia has untethered the first U.S. trailer for the second half of writer-director Lars von Trier’s four-hour sexapalooza. The story picks up with Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg) as an adult, where her journey of self-discovery veers to the dark side. Stellan Skarsgard, … Read More »

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Hot UK Trailer: ‘Frank’

By | Tuesday March 11, 2014 @ 1:42pm PDT

This is the movie that features Michael Fassbender wearing an enormous head throughout. The 12 Years A Slave Oscar nominee plays the title character in Frank, the mysterious and enigmatic lead singer in a band of eccentrics. Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Scoot McNairy and Carla Azar also star. … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘Think Like A Man Too’

By | Thursday February 13, 2014 @ 5:00pm PST

The first trailer has dropped for Think Like A Man Too, the sequel to the 2012 Screen Gems pic based on Steve Harvey’s best-selling relationships book Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man. Taraji P. Henson, Michael Ealy, Kevin Hart, Terrence Jenkins, Jerry Ferrara, Romany … Read More »

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AMC Entertainment Denies Report That It Opposes NATO’s New Trailer Guidelines

Looks like Variety got carried away this afternoon with a story that says “several prominent exhibitors” are rejecting the National Association of Theatre Owners‘new voluntary guidelines calling for a two-minute cap on movie trailers. movie-theaterThe site named two chains – Cinemark and AMC Entertainment — saying that their defection raises ”the question of why NATO is pushing the issue at all.” Just one thing: AMC denies the story’s claim that it “has reversed its position” after its rep on the NATO board voted for the new guidelines. “AMC Theatres is in full support of the voluntary NATO In-Theatre Marketing Guidelines, which at their core are about the more efficient and effective use of our industry’s marketing resources,” the company says. “Recently published letters, articles and commentary we’ve seen throughout the industry badly misrepresent the intent of these guidelines. As has always been our practice, this and all studio dealings will be handled directly with our distribution partners as we seek to maximize the box office performance of their films, and we expect that practice to continue.” Read More »

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Hot Trailer: Jason Bateman’s ‘Bad Words’ Red Band

By | Monday December 9, 2013 @ 2:34pm PST

The comedy from Darko Entertainment, Aggregate Films and MXN stars Jason Bateman in his feature directorial debut. He plays a 40-year-old Guy Trilby, who finds a loophole in the National Spelling Bee rules and enters the competition. As he dusts his preteen rivals, a reporter (Kathryn Hahn) digs into Guy’s … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘Heaven Is For Real’

By | Friday November 15, 2013 @ 4:01pm PST

Gregg Kinnear stars as a small-town pastor whose 4-year-old son (Connor Corum) nearly dies during an emergency appendectomy. As young Colton recovers, he tells his family that he went to heaven. The plot thickens when the boy begins to give details about a miscarried sister and his long-dead grandpa … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘The Quiet Ones’

Mad Men alum Jared Harris stars with Sam Claflin, Olivia Cooke, Erin Richards and Rory Fleck-Byrne in supernatural thriller. The Hammer production sets Harris as a professor who leads his students off the grid for an attempt to raise a poltergeist from negative human energy. John … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: Sly Stallone-Penned ‘Homefront’ Red Band

By | Friday October 18, 2013 @ 4:25pm PDT

Open Road’s Homefront stars James Franco and Jason Statham from a script by Oscar-nominated screenwriter Sylvester Stallone. The Gary Fleder-directed action thriller follows a widowed ex-fed who moves his daughter to a small town to start rebuilding. Nice idea, anyway. It opens just in time for … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit’

One day after Tom Clancy’s death, Paramount has released the first trailer for the new film based on his most famous character. Chris Pine takes over as the hero of such Cold War-era novels-turned-films as The Hunt For Red October and Patriot Games and brings him to … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: Aaron Paul In ‘Need For Speed’

By | Wednesday September 25, 2013 @ 11:55am PDT

Nice timing, Disney and DreamWorks. Aaron Paul is pistol-hot as we count the days before the Breaking Bad finale, and now comes the first Need For Speed trailer. Paul plays a mechanic who races muscle cars on an unsanctioned circuit. After doing time for a crime … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘The Broken Circle Breakdown’

A tattoo shop owner and a banjo player fight to save their marriage in Felix van Groeningen’s romantic drama. After scoring the Audience Award in Berlin, The Broken Circle Breakdown won best screenplay and actress trophies at the Tribeca Film Festival in April, and Tribeca Film acquired Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘Grudge Match’ Starring Robert De Niro & Sylvester Stallone

By | Thursday September 12, 2013 @ 4:55pm PDT

Henry “Razor” Sharp and Billy “The Kid” McDonnen fought twice back in the day; each won once, but the tiebreaker never happened. Fast-forward 30 years and the bitter enemies — played by cinema-ring Hall of Famers Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro — will settle things in … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘RoboCop’

By | Thursday September 5, 2013 @ 7:09pm PDT

“This is the future of American justice.” But it’s also “the illusion of free will”. Here’s the first trailer for Jose Padilha’s remake of the 1987 sci-fi pic. The Killing star Joel Kinnaman takes leave from the streets of Seattle to star as the detective-turned-crime-fighting cyborg in RoboCop. … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘Dallas Buyers Club’

By | Tuesday August 27, 2013 @ 8:01pm PDT

A day after Focus Features moved up the film’s release date by five weeks to November 1, the first official trailer for Dallas Buyers Club has hit the web. Matthew McConaughey lost about 40 pounds to play Ron Woodroof, a real-life Texas electrician who found himself in … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: Disneynature’s ‘Bears’

By | Thursday August 15, 2013 @ 9:06pm PDT

It’s a long wait until the spring, but Disneynature has released the first trailer for its journey into the world of Sky and her two newborn cubs. Bears, which shows us humans how a very different kind of mammal raises a family, arrives April 18 — just in … Read More »

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Hot Toronto Trailer: ‘Fading Gigolo’

Woody Allen plays pimp to John Turturro‘s unlikely Don Juan in writer-director-star Turturro’s Fading Gigolo, which was added today to next month’s Toronto Film Festival lineup. Sharon Stone, Sofia Vergara, and Vanessa Paradis co-star in Turturro’s fifth film … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘CBGB’

By | Thursday August 8, 2013 @ 9:46pm PDT

The true story of the NYC rock club that spawned such acts as the Ramones, Talking Heads and Blondie stars Alan Rickman as its colorful founder Hilly Kristal. CBGB also features a large ensemble that includes Donal Logue, Ashley Greene, Johnny Galecki and Bradley Whitford. The … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: Ashton Kutcher in ‘Jobs’

By | Tuesday August 6, 2013 @ 6:09pm PDT

The Steve Jobs biopic opens next week, and we finally have the first new full trailer in nearly six weeks. And this one, boldly titled “An American Legend,” is decidedly more light-hearted than its predecessor. Ashton Kutcher stars in Jobs as the man who co-founded Apple … Read More »

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