Dumb and Dumber was a really smart movie about a couple of really stupid people. Dumb and Dumber To is not.
When I first heard that the lovable Minions from the Despicable Me movies were getting their own movie, I was dubious. Now that there is a trailer for Minions, I can see its potential.
Prepare to meet Kevin, Stuart and Bob – and learn the amazing history of the Minions by checking out the trailer following the jump. Minions will be in theaters July 10, 2015.
Universal has released the first trailer for Furious 7. Without further ado, check it out after the jump.
Furious 7 premieres on April 3, 2015.
Remember those Ouija boards that we used to use to scare ourselves silly when we were kids? Well, there’s a microbudgeted horror film about some kids who get into big supernatural trouble because they didn’t follow the rules. It’s a pretty lame effort at bringing classic (which is to say clichéd) tropes to an adolescent-friendly introduction to Horror 101, but it’ll make a big profit even if only does have its predicted $20 mill opening weekend.
Though there are few solid jump moments and a few genuine scares in Dracula Untold, it is, essentially, just another superhero origin story – albeit for a slightly darker character than usual. At least he doesn’t sparkle…
A good man becomes a monster to save his people. At least he doesn’t sparkle!
Check out the new international trailer for Dracula Untold after the jump. Dracula Untold opens on October 3rd.
So, you’ve got elements of Tomb Raider/Indiana Jones; overt references to Dante and less overt references to Sartre; a strong (maybe even ridiculously strong ) female lead and the Philosopher’s Stone. What could that possibly add up to? A movie that is significantly better than its pathetic trailers (as with the folks that did the trailers for And So It Goes, the people who did these trailers should really never be allowed to work again). Just don’t go if you’re really, really claustrophobic.
No one has ever accused Luc Besson of being a master filmmaker – despite gems like Léon: the Professional, La Femme Nikita and The Fifth Element. Part of that is because he likes to juxtapose things that are utterly real with things that are utterly ridiculous. Usually, that means putting a down-to-earth old school spy next to someone who looks like Emma Peel, or creating an utterly fantastical world and making the lead a real-guy cabbie. With Lucy, he takes three genres – an intense drug thriller, an over-the-top action movie, and a psychedelic would-be philosophical statement – and crams them together in unexpected ways. Somehow, it works.
After all the hype and fuss about the casting, do I really need to say anything here? Just follow the jump.
Fifty Shades of Grey – you’re Valentine’s Day, 2015 date (or not) flick.
With vampires of the monstrous, non-sparkly variety about to make a comeback on FX’s The Strain, it’s interesting to discover a trailer for Dracula Untold – Legendary Picture’s first big release in partnership with Universal Pictures. It’s a tale of sacrifice, as Dracula surrenders his humanity for the power to save his family and his people.
It looks like it could be either a brilliant reimagining or an utter flop. Either way, you can check out the trailer following the jump. Dracula Untold hopes to pump other people’s blood into theaters on October 17th.
Seth MacFarlane plays a guy who gets shot and dumped by his girlfriend on the same day in his Western spoof, A Million Ways to Die in the West. I’m not sure why he thought a Western would be the way to go for his second movie – and the first in which he stars – but it turns out to pretty entertaining for about ninety minutes. Too bad it’s 115 minutes long.