Ever since the first season of Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s Adult Swim cartoon Rick and Morty knocked our socks off with a sock-removal ray, we’ve been counting down the days until the show’s return. Finally, the end is in sight—season 2 begins on July 26. Let’s get this dumb universe rollin’! »
Back in January, we showed you the teaser for Turbo Kid, the Sundance at Midnight selection set in a post-apocalyptic 1997 where the basic radness of the ‘80s had proliferated unchecked. This new trailer has captivated us even more, with its skull-faced warriors, its plethora of dirtbikes, and its ridiculous levels of… »
The best way to get interested in this new Hitman: Agent 47 trailer is to take a page out of the film’s main character: Empty your brain. Forget this is the second adaptation of the popular video game series.
These days, movie trailers are hugely important things. They set the tone for an upcoming film, and we salivate over them to the point that even the trailers have trailers. How did we get to this point? Culture blog Hopes and Fears has an neat look at the history and development of the movie trailer:
The sixth season of The Walking Dead is still a ways off, but AMC’s spinoff series, Fear the Walking Dead will be bringing more walkers to our TV screens in August. The first official teaser is out, and while it doesn’t give us any zombies, it still shows plenty of fear. »
Dracula is a grandfather in the first trailer for Hotel Transylvania 2, and he’s determined to bring out his toddling grandson’s inner monster. When Drac’s daughter Mavis considers moving out of the hotel to find a safer home for her kid, Drac gets desperate — and things get worse when Mel Brooks shows up as Drac’s… »
The trailer for the upcoming animated movie The Secret Life of Pets feels like a short film unto itself. See for yourself how dogs, cats, and other critters entertain themselves while their human companions are off at work. Where can we get one of those head-banging poodles? »
Katniss Everdeen gets one last makeover in the first trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2. And it’s her most badass, but also her least humane. She’s basically got one agenda at this point, and it’s all about killing. Meanwhile, Finnick steals the trailer with the absolute best line.
The first trailer for Ridley Scott’s movie adaptation of The Martian was just released, and things look both very dire and pretty funny. Not that we were worried about him, but Matt Damon appears more than able to carry all those scenes by himself. “In your face, Neil Armstrong,” indeed. »
Mark Duplass and first-time director Patrick Brice co-wrote and co-star in Creep, a psychological thriller about a videographer who’s hired to document a dying man’s life for his yet-to-be-born child. Or so he thinks, until the man’s behavior starts to get ever-more erratic and terrifying. »
The film adaptation of Robert C. O’Brien’s novel Z for Zachariah debuted at Sundance earlier this year, and now we get a peek at the post-apocalyptic drama. Margot Robbie and Chiwetel Ejiofor play survivors of a nuclear disaster living a quiet post-apocalyptic life, at least until Chris Pine shows up to compete for… »
The first real trailer for Disney-Pixar’s long-awaited new movie The Good Dinosaur is here, although I feel like it should really be titled The Really Lucky Dinosaur, seeing as it’s a “what if?” tale where a certain asteroid never hit Earth and wiped them all out.
The trailer for The Diary of a Teenage Girl, adapted from Phoebe Gloeckner’s graphic novel by first-time director Marielle Heller, is here. Doe-eyed Bel Powley stars as Minnie, with Kristen Wiig as her mother and Alexander Skarsgard as Monroe, aka Mom’s Boyfriend Who Is Into Teen Girls. Here’s a synopsis: »