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Contextual Trailer: Star Trek Beyond!

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Remember the first trailer for Star Trek Beyond? The one that was a whirlwind of action with only pauses for a couple pithy remarks?  Remember how a lot of Trekkers complained that it looked like Beyond was going to be Fast and Furious in space?

The new trailer puts all that action into context – with Captain James T. Kirk facing a bit of an existential crisis, and a brief flurry of Spock/Bones debate. It’s as if Paramount Pictures was aware of how fans would react to the first trailer thus setting up this more typically Trek trailer.

This is a superb second trailer. Check it out after the break. Star Trek Beyond opens on July 22nd.

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Cowabunga Trailer, Dudes! TMNT: Out of the Ooze!

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A new international trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Ooze serves to reinforce the impression that, size of the turtles aside, the heroes on the half shell are playing from the animated series playbook – and that’s a Good Thing!

Check it out after the jump. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Ooze opens on June 3rd.

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Star Trek Fans Challenged To Go Beyond!

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Star Trek fans around the world have been challenged to ‘go beyond’ for the opportunity to attend a one-of-a-kind fan event in honor of the franchise’s 50th Anniversary.

Beginning today through Friday, May 6th, fans can submit a 50-second video sharing how Star Trek inspired them to ‘go beyond.’ Each day the best 50 entries will be selected to receive a ticket to the Star Trek Fan Event on May 20 at 7:00 p.m. at the historic Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood. The highest judged video of each day will be awarded the grand prize, a fully paid trip to the event.

The one-time-only event will include the premiere of the newest Star Trek Beyond trailer, an exclusive first-look of never-before-seen footage from the upcoming film, a Q&A with director Justin Lin and the cast and crew, special guest appearances, and other surprises. For details, follow the jump.

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Purply Oozing Trailer: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows!

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April goes undercover! A turtle wonders if the Purple Ooze might turn them human! Tyler Perry geeks out as an evil scientist! Casey Jones makes hockey a crime-fighting weapon! Shredder escapes!

The new trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows is filled with all the colorful action of the hit cartoon show – in live action. Check it out after the break.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows opens on June 3rd.

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Bloodsport Trailer: Ben-Hur!

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The story of Judah Ben-Hur made of one of the greatest films ever made. Now, fifty-seven years later, there’s a new Ben-Hur in town.

Jack Huston is Judah Ben-Hur in this epic story of brother vs. brother; slave versus empire – a tale that not incidentally borders on the story of Christ in an intriguing manner.

Paramount Pictures’ Ben_Hur will be in theaters on August 12th. Check out the first trailer after the break.

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10 Cloverfield Lane Is An Inventive Thriller!

John Goodman as Howard; Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Michelle in 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE; by Paramount Pictures
John Goodman as Howard; Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Michelle in 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE; by Paramount Pictures

Now this is how you start a career as a filmmaker!

For most of its 103 minutes, 10 Cloverfield Lane is set in a doomsday bunker with three characters – and before you know it, BAM! The movie is over and you’re thinking ‘what just happened?’ – in the best possible way.

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Cartoony Movie Trailer: These Are The Turtles We All Love!

 

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The new Super Bowl 50 Spot for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 continues to elicit cries of joy from fans of the animated series. It certainly seems like the TMNT are back in action for real.

And it’s really nice to have Casey Jones back. Check out the Super Bowl 50 spot for TMNT2 after the break.

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J.J.’s At It Again Trailer: 10 Cloverfield Lane!

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J.J. Abrams is at again – stealth bombing movies and dropping trailers from out of nowhere! Three people (played by John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and John Gallagher Jr.) chillin’ in an oddly shaped rec room to the sound of I Think We’re Alone Now – playing games, working on jigsaw puzzles – and then… the building trembles and we hear an ominously familiar sound…

Check out the first trailer for 10 Cloverfield Lane after the break. 10 Cloverfield Lane opens on March 11th.

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The Big Short Goes Long On Brains, Wit, Satire and Honesty!

Left to right: Rafe Spall plays Danny Moses, Jeremy Strong plays Vinnie Daniel, Steve Carell plays Mark Baum, Ryan Gosling plays Jared Vennett and Jeffry Griffin plays Chris in The Big Short from Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises
Left to right: Rafe Spall plays Danny Moses, Jeremy Strong plays Vinnie Daniel, Steve Carell plays Mark Baum, Ryan Gosling plays Jared Vennett and Jeffry Griffin plays Chris in The Big Short from Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises

Adam McKay has left soft boiled satires like Anchorman and Talladega Nights in the dust with The Big Short. This look behind the headlines of the big economic disaster of 2007 makes us laugh and identify with characters we shouldn’t  while explaining the jargon that Wall Street uses to hide its sins.

It is, in short, the Dr. Strangelove of Wall Street.

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