For the first time, Canadian viewers of the Super Bowl did not have to suffer through the less inspired local commercials that are edited into the game up here in the Cold White North (-9 Fahrenheit).
But most of my favorite ads were for upcoming movies and television shows and there were some corkers.
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John Steinbeck’s In Dubious Battle – a tale of a young man who gets caught up in the labor movement among farmer workers in the 1930s – stars and is directed by James Franco. It opens on February 17th.
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Four lifelong friends decide it’s been too long since they spent some time together and plan a trip.
The trailer looks more a riff on The Hangover than a black Bridesmaids. The Universal Pictures film will be in theaters on July 17th.
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Somehow, like a summer cold, the Smurfs just don’t go away. As proof, I submit the second international trailer for Smurfs: The Lost Village – opening April 7th in North America.
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The red band trailer for Warner Bros. new R-rated last day of school movie, Fist Fight, is hilarious. I just hope that the trailer’s creators didn’t include all the best bits in it.
Fist Fight opens on February 17th.
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David Jordan (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Miranda North (Rebecca Ferguson) in Columbia Pictures’ LIFE.
Ahead of Super Bowl LI Columbia Pictures has released the new trailer for its new sci-thriller, Life.
If you thought the teaser for the trailer was something, wait ’til you see this!
Life opens on March 24th.
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Columbia Pictures has released a teaser spot for sci-fi film Life to be shown during Super Bowl LI. Check it out after the break.
Life opens on March 24th.
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Kristen Stewart plays a high-fashion personal shopper/spiritual medium awaiting a sign from her late brother in Olivier Assayas’ Personal Shopper.
Personal Shopper opens on March 10th. The trailer follower the break.
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Say what you will about the Transformers movies, they invariably get cool, intriguing trailers.
Paramount Pictures has released its Super Bowl spot for Transformers: The Last Knight and it is lovely. Also, check out Michael Bay’s letter detailing how the film came to be.
Transformers: The Last Knight opens on June 23rd.
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Convicted of killing a nun, Johnny Frank Garrett goes to his execution maintaining his innocence. His last act is to curse everyone and anyone even peripherally connected with his death.
Johnny Frank Garrett’s Last Word will be available on VOD on March 14th. Check out the trailer after the break.
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Paramount Pictures has unleashed its Super Bowl for Ghost in the Shell just a tad bit early. As you might expect, it’s just the littlest bit odd – and intriguing.
Check it out after the break. Ghost in the Shell opens on March 31st.
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