Sony has unleashed the full-length theatrical trailer for the family film sequel The Smurfs 2 [SMRF2], which smurfs into theaters on July 31st.
The evil wizard Gargamel creates a couple of mischievous Smurf-like creatures called the Naughties that he hopes will let him harness the all-powerful, magical Smurf-essence. But when he discovers that only a real Smurf can give him what he wants - and only a secret spell that Smurfette knows can turn the Naughties into real Smurfs - Gargamel...Read more »
Relativity has set loose the trailer for their first animated film Free Birds [TURKY] on Apple. Owen Wilson [OWILS] and Woody Harrelson [WHARR] voice two turkeys from opposite sides of the farm who must team up to travel back in time to before the first Thanksgiving and get tukeys off the menu. Amy Poehler [APOEH] voices a turkey they meet in the past. Free Birds flocks into theaters on November 1st.
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A24 has debuted the trailer for the coming-of-age romance The Spectacular Now [SPNOW]. Miles Teller [MTELL] stars as a popular high school senior who gets dumped by his girlfriend. Shailene Woodley [SWOOD] plays a socially-awkward girl from the less popular crowd. They striek up a friendship that turns into a romantic relationship with all the ups and downs of first real love. After winning the Special Jury Prize for Acting at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, The Spectacular Now will...Read more »
Parmount has unveiled a full-length trailer for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues [ANCH2] with actual footage from the comedy sequel. Will Ferrell [WFERR] is back as Ron Burgundy as he reunites the San Diego Action News Team in the '80s to join a new 24 hours Cable New Network. New to the anchor scene are James Marsden [JMARS], Meagan Good [MGOOD] and Kristen Wiig [KWIIG]. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues in theaters on December 20th.
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Warner Bros. has assembled the teaser trailer for the CG-animated The LEGO Movie [LEGO]. Chris Pratt [CPRAT] voices Emmet, an average minifigure who is mistakenly identified as a special master builder who holds the key to saving their snapped-on block world. Directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, The LEGO Movie opens in theaters on February 7, 2014.Read more »
Walt Disney has debuted the teaser trailer for the animated Frozen [FROZE] on The Weather Channel. The story is loosely based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale "The Snow Queen" where Anna, voiced by Kristen Bell [KBELL], sets off on a journey with a rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven to find her sister Elsa whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. However, you'll see none of that in the teaser, which takes a page out of the...Read more »
Paramount has debuted the teaser trailer for the drama The Wolf of Wall Street [TWOWS] on Apple. Martin Scorsese [MSCOR] directs the real-life based story of Jordan Belfort, the New York stock broker played by Leonardo DiCaprio [LDCAP], who became a millionaire by pumping up prices of obscure companies and dumping them for huge profits during the 1990s. He lived a life of excess until the FBI came knocking. Jonah Hill [JHILL] and Matthew McConaughey [MMCCO] co-star. The Wolf of Wall...Read more »
Revitalizing Superman as the original superhero franchise, Man of Steel [SUPR2] sooped up an estimated $113.1 million to set a new opening weekend record for the month of June. Toy Story 3 held the previous high at $110.3 million. Counting the special Walmart screenings Thursday evening, the film has tallied $125.1 million. Although Man of Steel earned mixed reviews with critics, moviegoers gave the film an A- Cinemascore. The audience skewed 56% male and 62% over the age of 25.
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Seven years after Superman Returns failed the reboot the original superhero franchise, Superman returns in another reboot Man of Steel [SUPR2], this time from the filmmakers behind the blockbuster Dark Knight trilogy. Much like Batman Begins explored the early years of Bruce Wayne in a gritty real-world, Man of Steel casts Henry Cavill [HCAVI] as a young Clark Kent confronting his origin as Kal-El from Krypton and struggling to deal with his superpowers in a gritty real-world. Amy Adams...Read more »
Sony has released an extended trailer for the sci-fi film Elysium [ELYSM] directed by Neil Blomkamp [NBLOM] and starring Matt Damon [MDAMO]. With more of the story now revealed, Elysium is reminiscent of last year's Total Recall where the lead character also worked in a robot factory before leading a revolution of the working class over the ruling elite.
In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy, who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the...Read more »