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Looking for a Lair Trailer: SHAZAM!

SHAZAM! – Freddy Freeman (Jack Dylan Grazer) and SHAZAM (Zachary Levi) – Photo by Steve Wilkie/Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures.

The new trailer for SHAZAM! finds Shazam looking to be ‘some of your finest beer) and looking to buy a lair.

This superhero is not so serious. Check out the trailer below.

SHAZAM! will be in theaters on April 5th.

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Comic-Con 2018: They Got It Right Trailer: SHAZAM!

If you were worried that Warners/New Line wouldn’t get the SHAZAM! movie right, they did.

Asher Angel (Billy Batson) and Zachary Levi (Shazam!) combine to present a superhero who feels just right – a kid in a superhero’s body.

SHAZAM! bolts into theaters on April 5, 2019.

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You’re It! Trailer: Tag!

For one month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they’ve been playing since the first grade—risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take each other down with the battle cry: “You’re It!”

This year, the game coincides with the wedding of their only undefeated player, which should finally make him an easy target. But he knows they’re coming… and he’s ready. Based on a true story, the New Line Cinema comedy Tag shows how far some guys will go to be the last man standing.

Tag will be in theaters on June 15th.

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Game Night – Too Many Games, Not Enough Fun!

Game Night – (L-R) Michelle (Kylie Bunbury), Kevin (Lamorne Morris), Ryan (Billy Magnusson), Sarah (Sharon Horgan), Max Jason Bateman) and Annie (Rachel McAdams) – Photo courtesy of New Line Cinema/Copyright: 2018 WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC. AND RATPAC-DUNE ENTERTAINMENT LLC.

A movie called Game Night ought to be a laugh riot, right?

Then why does it end up being such a farce of a farce?

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IT – Stand by Me Via Hell!

IT – Pennywise (Bill Skarsgård) – Photo courtesy of Warner Bros.

The seemingly bucolic town of Derry looks like a place you could settle down – if only it weren’t its high statistics for people going missing (with adults it’s 6% higher than the average; with kids it’s ‘much higher’).

When kids start to go missing, for the rest of the town that means missing posters on telephone posts and in shop windows – for Bill Denbrough (Jaeden Lieberher), it’s barely noticeable until his younger brother, Georgie (Jackson Robert Scott) goes disappears while floating a waxed paper boat in the gutter.

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Annabelle: Creation – Hello, Dolly!

Annabelle: Creation – The Annabelle doll and Janice (Talitha Bateman) – Photo by Justin Lubin/Courtesy of New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Pictures.

Full disclosure: I have not seen any of the films from The Conjuring universe and it doesn’t matter, because Annabelle: Creation is, in terms of the series’ mythology, is the origin story that kicks off the events of all the others.

That said, Annabelle takes some stock ideas, dresses them up with carefully modulated pacing, light and sound – and a very game cast – and kicks out the jams!

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When You’re Alone as a Kid Trailer: IT!

IT – Bill Skarsgård as Pennywise – Photo by Brooke Palmer/Courtesy of New Line Cinema.

‘When you’re alone as a kid, the monsters see you as weaker. You don’t even know they’re getting closer.’

The first trailer for New Line Cinema’s IT – based on the Stephen King bestseller – builds an atmosphere of grim foreboding.

IT will premiere on September 8th.

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Creepy Clown Trailer: Stephen King’s IT!

The first trailer for Stephen King’s IT has arrived and it’s really, really creepy (yay scary clowns!).

The story of four boys who have to take on Pennywise – a clown who has been killing centuries – is pretty compelling stuff (to be watched between one’s fingers – preferably during the daylight hours.

Directed by  Andy Muschietti (Mama), It opens on September 8th.

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Papa Needs His Daughter’s Tuition Trailer: The House!

The House — Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell — New Line Cinema

When parents Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler discover they can’t afford to send their daughter to the college she just got into, they come up with the obvious financial solution: underground casino!

The House opens on June 30th.

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