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Despicable Me 3 – Reliable Fun!

(L to R) Gru (STEVE CARELL) faces off against Balthazar Bratt (TREY PARKER) in “Despicable Me 3.”

After reinventing itself for Despicable Me 2, with Gru becoming a good guy and finding love, DM3 introduces soap and superhero trope the twin brother and adds a villain who styles himself after the ‘80s kids show he starred in before adolescence got it cancelled.

The Minions, of course, are back in the way they are best used – short, sweet, frequently inspired scenes that play counterpoint to the main story.

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It’s Like Looking In a Mirror Trailer: Despicable Me 3!

The new Despicable Me 3 trailer suggests that someone on the creative team has watched Danger: Diabolik many, many, many times. And that’s a good thing – Danger: Diabolik is one of the best comic book movies ever made.

Previous trailers for DM3 have introduced a villain who acts like it’s still the ’80s. Now we get Gru’s never before mentioned twin brother, Dru! (I predict that this double dose of Steve Carell will be a lot of fun.)

DM3 will be in theaters on June 30th.

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Bubble Gum Trailer: Despicable Me 3!

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Despicable Me 3 brings everyone’s favorite reformed super villain, Gru, back for the first time as a member of the Anti-Villain League.

His assignment? He and new partner Lucy are to bring the super villain with the ’80s wardrobe, Balthazar Brat, to justice.

Bad or bad, though, Gru is still Gru. Check out the first trailer for Despicable Me 3 – in theaters on June 30, 2017 – after the break.

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Sausage Party – Groceries Learn the Ugly Truth!

Columbia Pictures’ “Sausage Party.”
Columbia Pictures’ “Sausage Party.”

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s Sausage Party is the harrowing tale of the difference between the stories groceries tell themselves in the supermarket and what really happens to them when the ‘gods’ take them home.

Inside the abundant f-bombs and salacious humor, there are moments of nuanced thought and some scary depictions of human beings (all the more scary for being sorta kinda true).

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Safe For Work Trailer: Sausage Party!

Columbia Pictures’ “Sausage Party.”
Columbia Pictures’ “Sausage Party.”

Set Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s Sausage Party is the first R-rated CG film. It’s the tender tale of a sausage  who leads a quest to discover what happens once groceries leave the store.

Given it’s creators, it’s every bit as strange as you’re expecting. Check out the first green band trailer following the jump Sausage Party premieres on August 12th.

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She’s Been Slimed Trailer: Ghostbusters!

The Ghostbusters Abby (Melissa McCarthy), Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon), Erin (Kristen Wiig) and Patty (Leslie Jones) inside the Mercado Hotel Lobby in Columbia Pictures' GHOSTBUSTERS.
The Ghostbusters Abby (Melissa McCarthy), Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon), Erin (Kristen Wiig) and Patty (Leslie Jones) inside the Mercado Hotel Lobby in Columbia Pictures’ GHOSTBUSTERS.

Slimer’s back!

The first trailer for Ghostbusters is live and it looks eerily good. Check it out after the break. Ghostbusters opens July 15th.

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Surprisingly Uncampy Trailer: Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp!

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It’s the first day camp at Camp Firewood. God help us all.

Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp premieres on Netflix on July 31st. Brace yourselves!

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Everyone’s a Comedian Clip: The Martian!

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Mark Damon stars as astronaut Mark Watney in Ridley Scott’s adaptation of The Martian by Andy Weir. During the Ares Mission to Mars, a storm forces the crew to abort the mission and, believing Watney to be dead, leave without them.

With scant supplies, Watney has to figure out a way to contact mission control and then survive until help can arrive.

The Martian will be in theaters on October 2nd. Meet the crew of the Ares Mission following the jump – then check out the first full-length trailer!

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Thought Provoking Trailer: The Diary of a Teenage Girl!

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The Diary of a Teenage Girl – based the novel by Phoebe Gloeckner – is a story of a girl’s coming of age in 1976. Minnie is looking for the same things we all are – love, acceptance, a sense of purpose. It’s hard though, because Minnie’s father is absent, her mother a hard-partying wreck and she just feels so adrift.

Then she begins an affair with her mother’s boyfriend…

The first trailer for The Diary of a Teenage Girl follows the jump. It opens on August 7th.

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Delightful Dramedy Trailer: The Skeleton Twins!

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When estranged twins Milo (Bill Hader) and Maggie (Kristen Wiig) try to patch up their relationship and fix their ruined lives, oddness ensues. Also featuring Ty Burrell, Joanna Gleason, Boyd Holbrook, Joanna Gleason and Luke Wilson, The Skelton Twins is the new film from Craig Johnson (True Adolescents).

The Skeleton Twins opens on September 19th. Check out the trailer after the jump.

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