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Trailer Debut: Frances Ha

The trailer for Noah Baumbach’s Frances Ha has been released and proposes an honest portrayal of a twenty-something woman trying to find her place in life. Greta Gerwig (who co-wrote the film with Baumbach) stars as Frances, a New York resident struggling to define what she does, where she lives, or who her friends are. […]

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Trailer Debut: That’s My Boy

Forget the fact that Adam Sandler is just 12 years older than Andy Samberg. The two of them star as father and son in the new comedy That’s My Boy. Though we’ve been given enough recent examples to abandon all hope for Sandler’s cinematic output, like an amnesiac klutz or a sadomasochist, we keep returning to […]

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Trailer Debut: Two Little Boys

When we first heard that Flight of the Conchords‘ Bret McKenzie would be teaming up with Aussie Hamish Blake for the comedy Two Little Boys, we were quite thrilled by the comic prospects. That excitement has been tempered somewhat by the new trailer. McKenzie and Blake star as two BFFs who accidentally kill someone, and struggle to, ahem, […]

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Trailer Debut: The Amazing Spider-Man

The feature trailer for Marc Webb‘s The Amazing Spider-Man has arrived online, featuring a glut of new footage for those tired of poring over the teaser. The trailer, as well as some bonus footage and Q&As with the cast and filmmakers, was simultaneously debuted by Sony Pictures across the world at an event entitled The […]

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Trailer Debut: What to Expect When You’re Expecting

In reply to the question, ‘Just how many celebrities can we fit into one movie?’, the trailer for the Kirk Jones directed What to Expect When You’re Expecting answers, ‘As many as your flimsy plot wants’. On the heels of Garry Marshall’s New Year’s Eve celebrity-ganza, WTEWYE is an adaptation of the bestselling pregnancy book […]

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Trailer Debut: The Three Stooges

Did you ever wonder how Larry, Curly and Moe would fare in the modern world? Well, wonder no more! The new trailer for Bobby and Peter Farrelly‘s The Three Stooges has arrived. Though the humour of the Stooges hasn’t exactly been updated (“nyuck nyuck nyuck” indeed), the scenarios in which they find themselves have been. iPhone […]

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Trailer Debut: The Hunger Games

The first full-length trailer for the much anticipated The Hunger Games has been released and it’s a cracker. Reading through the YouTube comments section (always a perilous choice), fans have unanimously responded with positive comments and even admissions of tears, while the non-initiated have shown surprise and even excitement over this glimpse at the adaptation […]

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Trailer Debut: Albert Nobbs

Dude looks like a lady in the newly released trailer for Albert Nobbs, which stars Glenn Close as a woman who poses as a man in 19th century Ireland. Based on George Moore’s short story, Close previously starred in a theatrical adaptation of the tale back in 1982, and has spent the past 15 years […]

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Trailer Debut: Contraband

The trailer for Mark Wahlberg‘s Contraband has debuted online, featuring Marky Mark as a retired smuggler forced to get back into the game for one. last. job. So, it’s not going to win any awards for originality, but Contraband has a few intriguing elements going for it. Firstly, it’s been helmed by Icelandic director Baltasar […]

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Trailer Debut: One for the Money

The trailer for Katherine Heigl’s latest romantic comedy, The Bounty Hunter One for the Money, has been released and sees Heigl don a brunette hairdo, learn to shoot a gun and talk in a New Jersey accent. Based on the bestselling series by Janet Evanovich, Heigl plays Stephanie Plum, the recently divorced, recently fired, down […]

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Trailer Debut: We Need To Talk About Kevin

The Australian trailer for Lynne Ramsay‘s Cannes hit We Need to Talk About Kevin has debuted online.  Although it’s pretty much a replica of the UK trailer, this one comes with the official Australian release date (November 17, 2011!) tagged at the end. Besides, this trailer is so gorgeously chilling, it’s worth seeing again anyway. […]

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Trailer Debut: We Bought A Zoo

The trailer for Cameron Crowe’s new movie We Bought A Zoo has debuted online, and it is perhaps the Cameron Crowe-iest trailer ever made. A man quitting his job in spectacular fashion? Check. A best friend offering sage advice to the main character, and imploring him to embrace the joy and wonder of life? Check. […]

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Trailer and Poster Debut: The Big Year

The trailer and poster for David Frankel‘s The Big Year – starring Steve Martin, Jack Black and Owen Wilson – have debuted online.  Although these three actors don’t quite deliver the yuks these days as they once did, it’s hard not to be a little excited about their team-up. The trio star as three dudes all […]

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Trailer Debut: Underworld – Awakening

The trailer for the fourth instalment of the undying Underworld saga – Awakening – is online, featuring star Kate Beckinsale back in the leather as vampire Selene In this new Underworld flick, Selene escapes from prison and learns that her fellow vampires (and those pesky lycans) have been discovered by humans, and are now being hunted and […]

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Trailer Debut: The Woman in Black

All eyes are on Daniel Radcliffe as he attempts to forge a career post-Harry Potter. His first film after wrapping up the box-office busting series will be The Woman in Black, a chilling ghost story based on Susan Hill’s novel of the same name. Radcliffe stars as a solicitor who looks after a deceased client’s […]

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Trailer Debut: The Sitter

The trailer for the new Jonah Hill vehicle, The Sitter (our 20th most anticipated film of 2011!), has debuted online. Actually, make that ‘trailers’. Directed by David Gordon Green – whose other 2011 flick Your Highness was released earlier in the year – The Sitter stars Hill as an ill-equipped babysitter who is hunted by a couple […]

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Trailer Debut: Like Crazy

The trailer for Sundance hit Like Crazy, starring Anton Yelchin and Felicity Jones as college lovers who decide to continue their relationship long-distance after graduating, has debuted online. The flick picked up the top prize at Park City – Grand Jury: Dramatic – and Ms. Jones was named Best Actress at the fest. From the […]

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Trailer Debut: The Ides of March

The trailer for George Clooney‘s highly anticipated new drama (and dare we say it, Best Picture Oscar contender) The Ides of March has debuted online. Based on Beau Willimon’s play Farragut North, The Ides of March stars Ryan Gosling as Stephen, the man behind the next president of the United States (played by Clooney). As Stephen navigates an […]

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Trailer Debut: Happy Feet Two

A new trailer for Happy Feet Two has arrived online. Although it recycles much of the footage seen in the original teaser, it offers us a slightly better look at the film’s plot. Slightly. Happy Feet Two focuses on the son of Mumble (Elijah Wood), a teensy penguin named Erik. According to the official plot synopsis… […]

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Teaser Debut: Paranormal Activity 3

Spooky little girls! Spooky little girls! If you thought the Paranormal Activity series had dined out on all the classic tropes of the horror genre, you forgot one: spooky little girls. According to the newly released trailer for Paranormal Activity 3, the latest film in the franchise looks to rectify that. It was revealed in […]

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Teaser Debut: The Amazing Spider-Man

The teaser trailer for Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man has debuted online, offering us our first look at Andrew Garfield in action as Peter Parker/Spidey. The teaser has arrived ahead of the director and cast’s appearance at San Diego Comic Con. Although many will recognise the familiar origins of the Marvel webslinger, already documented in […]

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Trailer Debut: Contagion

Germaphobes, look away! The trailer for Steven Soderbergh’s apocalyptic viral outbreak thriller Contagion has debuted online, and it will make you want to cut off all contact with the rest of the human race. Penned by Scott Z. Burns, the film features a cavalcade of stars dealing with a highly contagious and fatal case of […]

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Trailer Debut: Jack and Jill

The trailer for Adam Sandler‘s latest comedy, Jack and Jill, has debuted online. It stars Sandler as family man Jack AND as his obnoxious sister Jill, who outstays her welcome during the holidays. Hijinks presumably ensue. I’ll admit I have a soft spot for Sandler, who has made plenty of films with horrifyingly trite premises […]

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Sarah Palin depicted as greatest ever politician in trailer for The Undefeated

The trailer for the pro-Sarah Palin documentary The Undefeated has arrived online, and it is spectacular. Although there is no sight of the Joan of Arc parallels or violent animal imagery reportedly in the film, the teaser for the Stephen Bannon doco is rife with enthusiastic and hyperbolic talking heads essentially proclaiming the former Alaskan […]

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Teaser Debut: The Iron Lady

The first trailer for the Margaret Thatcher biopic, The Iron Lady, has appeared online. Meryl Streep has teamed up again with her Mamma Mia director Phyllida Lloyd to bring the story of the United Kingdom’s first female Prime Minister to the big screen. In this very short teaser trailer we’re given a glimpse of Streep […]

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New trailer and poster for Captain America reiterate hero’s American-ness

If Marvel were at one point concerned that Captain America: The First Avenger would fail to find an audience outside of the U.S. (due to the hero’s nationalistic leanings) there is no evidence of it in their new poster and trailer, which go out of their way to push Cappy’s American-ness (Americanity? Ameriquity?). The new […]

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Trailer Debut: A Dangerous Method

The trailer for David Cronenberg’s psychological drama A Dangerous Method has appeared online – how does it make you feel? The film marks the third collaboration for Cronenberg and Viggo Mortensen, whose previous films A History of Violence and Eastern Promises delivered gritty and violent stories. A Dangerous Method looks to take a less violent […]

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Trailer Debut: Footloose

Warning sexy teenagers! Dancing kills! So says the trailer for Craig Brewer’s Footloose. A remake of the 1984 film of the same name, it stars Kenny Wormald and Julianne Hough as kids that love to dance … even if it could cost them … their lives. Or something. You know what this is. Hey, it […]

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First non-spoof trailer of The Muppets arrives

We’ve greatly enjoyed all the spooftastic teasers for The Muppets so far (which included good-natured ribbings of Green Lantern, The Hangover Part II and romcoms in general), but the time has come to see a proper trailer for Disney’s impending release. Although it doesn’t give us much of a look at the plot (which involves […]

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The final trailer for the final Harry Potter debuts online

Ten years and countless teasers later, we have finally arrived at the very last trailer for the Harry Potter saga. Yes, we are going to be mourning pretty much every ‘last’ thing about this soon-to-be-concluded film series. Oh no; this will probably be our last pre-review blog post on the saga too! Sob! As you […]

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