‘Tower’ Trailer: A Look At Horror & Heroism During 1966 Austin Attack
The August 1, 1966 sniper massacre perpetrated by Charles Whitman from the clock tower on the University of Texas’ Austin Campus remains a particularly gruesome milestone in modern American history. There have certainly been far worse mass public killings in the decades since, but the Austin attack was for decades the defining example of such tragedies. 18 people, including Whitman himself, ultimately died, and it remains a defining moment for the University of Texas. The… Read
‘Fist Fight’ Teaser Trailer: Ice Cube Vs. Charlie Day In The Fight Of The Century
Straight out of the the fever dreams of frustrated high school kids comes the first trailer for Fist Fight, a movie that exists so you can see what happens when Ice Cube and Charlie Day fight one another. With their fists. Set on the last school day of the year, a midle mannered English teacher (Day) already dealing with the stress of budget cuts and student pranks runs afoul of his much tougher and highly feared colleague (Cube) and is challenged to a fist fight after… Read
‘Salem’ Season 3 Trailer: “Raise The Dead And You Never Know What You Raise”
‘The devil will enslave this land unless we stop him.” WGN America has released a new trailer for Season 3 of its supernatural thriller Salem.
The network teased the upcoming third season at July’s San Diego Comic-Con, saying the new chapter “dawns with the triumph of the witches' plan to remake the New World by bringing the devil to earth and making Salem his capital. But the devil is a liar, and instead of a New World free from murderous Puritan hypocrisy, his own plan… Read
‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’ Presents A Blue New World – Teaser Trailer
“You think you know their world?,” asks the new trailer for Smurfs: The Lost Village. “Think again.” The new clip for the Kelly Asbury-directed, fully animated film from Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Animation, seems designed to erase memories of the franchise’s latter-day live-action/animated hybrids entries. The reboot, written by Stacey Harman and Pamela Ribon, has been touted as a return in tone to the blue gang’s original comic book adventures.
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A24 Sets Oasis Doc ‘Supersonic’ For One-Night-Only U.S. Theatrical Release
A24 has acquired U.S. rights to Supersonic, the in-depth look at the Manchester rock band led, and then undone, by Gallagher brothers Liam and Noel. From director Mat Whitecross and the producers of Amy and Senna, the film tells the story of the meteoric rise, chaotic reign, and epic explosion of the 90s group whose enduring hits include the eponymous tune as well as “Champagne Supernova,” “Don’t Look Back In Anger” and “Wonderwall.” Check out the trailer above.
A24 is… Read
‘Passengers’ Trailer: Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Pratt’s Deep-Space Romance
What’s anticipated to be a major Christmas release for Sony Pictures, here’s the first look at Passengers, a sci-fi love story with two of the biggest young stars in the business, Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt. Passengers also marks the first major studio tentpole for The Imitation Game director Morten Tyldum following his Oscar nomination.
Passengers takes place on a spacecraft transporting thousands of people to a distant colony planet in suspended animation. The… Read
‘Bastards’ Trailer: Who Is Ed Helms & Owen Wilson’s Daddy?
Bastards poses a simple question: Who’s the real father of brothers Ed Helms and Owen Wilson? In the duo’s latest R-rated Warner Bros/Alcon road comedy, the answer could be a tattooed J.K. Simmons (“No way those two jackasses are my kids!”), Ving Rhames (he says he just cuddled with their mom, played by Glenn Close) or Pro Football Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw. “She had a set of knockers … nearly cost us the Super Bowl,” Bradshaw tells Wilson & Helms about their… Read
‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Trailer Breaks ‘Force Awakens’ Record For Most Views In First Day
“I see you shiver with antici … pation!” That line from The Rocky Horror Picture Show defines the apparently serious pent-up demand for more Christian and Anastasia. Universal said today that its first trailer for Fifty Shades Darker, the second film adaptation from E L James’ juggernaut book trilogy, was viewed a record 114 million times in the first 24 hours after its release Tuesday. The old mark had been held by a little film called Star Wars: The Force Awakens, with… Read
‘Nocturnal Animals’ Trailer: Tom Ford’s Venice Grand Jury Prize Winner Starring Amy Adams & Jake Gyllenhaal
Here is the teaser trailer for Tom Ford’s Nocturnal Animals, the romantic thriller that made Cannes history when Universal slapped down $20M to acquire it for its specialty division Focus Features and then went on to win the Grand Jury Prize in Venice. Starring Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Michael Shannon, Isla Fisher, Armie Hammer and Laura Linney, the film will be released November 18 in time for the Thanksgiving holiday then expands December… Read
‘Moana’ Trailer: Maui And Moana’s Excellent Adventure
Disney’s Thanksgiving tentpole Moana is the latest entry from the filmmaking team of Ron Clements and John Musker, who also helmed The Little Mermaid and Aladdin. The CG-animated film, which stars Auli'i Cravalho as the voice of the lead character Moana and Dwayne Johnson who is a half-god/half-mortal, follows Moana’s quest to save her people. Together, the two unlikely friends sail across an ocean against impossible odds, meeting monsters, and ultimately finding herself… Read
‘American Horror Story: My Roanoke Nightmare’ Ep. 2 Trailer: Crazy Colonists Run Amuck
Last night we learned that American Horror Story season 6, titled My Roanoke Nightmare, will riff off the American legend of the Lost Colony in North Carolina when 117 colonists vanished between 1585 and 1587, and here we see that episode 2 airing next Wednesday at 10 PM will pick up right where we left off: Kathy Bates’ cleaver-wielding pilgrim is out to get Shelby and Matt’s farmhouse back, and will stop at nothing.
Says Sarah Paulson’s Shelby, who was last seen… Read
‘Birth Of The Dragon’s George Nolfi On The Legend Of Bruce Lee: First Promo
EXCLUSIVE: The acquisitions titles at Toronto’s first weekend was largely prestige films. The festival film with real breakout mainstream potential didn’t premiere until yesterday, and buyers are now figuring out what to do with a throwback martial arts movie built around the iconic Bruce Lee, with worldwide rights available. Birth Of The Dragon uses a still-disputed private brawl between martial arts masters Bruce Lee (Philip Ng) and Wong Jack Man (Yu Xia) in 1964 as the… Read