Category Archives: Trailers

TrailerWatch: “Booksmart” Red Band trailer

How can you ignore a film with the tag line “Getting Straight A’s – Giving Zero F’s”? That’s right, you can’t. Synopsis! Told from a wildly original, fresh and modern perspective, Booksmart is an unfiltered comedy about high school best … Continue reading

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New “Tolkien” trailer delves into his mythmaking

More Tolkien! While the first trailer hinted at J.R.R. Tolkien’s stories and how they tied into his personal experiences, this trailer shows Tolkien (Nicholas Hoult) talking with BFF/future wife Edith Bratt (Lily Collins) about linguistics and language-building. It also shows … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: IT’S HERE! The “Game of Thrones” Season 8 trailer is here!

OMGOMGOMG!  #CleganeBowl? Dragons vs. an Ice Dragon? BRIENNE AND TORMUND SHENANIGANS?  Please please please let it all be so!  Meanwhile, HBO is keeping their cards very close to their chest, while giving rabid fans (like me) a little aperitif to … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “Shazam!” shows off more power, and Eminem!

Okay, so this trailer is a mashup that’ll have your head spinning, but it’s damn effective at getting you the details on Billy and his alter-ego, Shazam. DC seems to want us all to know that this ain’t the old-school … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “The Dirt” looks like a kickass hooligan’s holiday

“HOLY SHIT.” I grew up on Aqua Net, Manic Panic, and 80s Bands. So when I heard that a Mötley Crüe biopic was in the works, I salivated. Would this film be as much fun as I (kinda…because 80s) remember? … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “Frozen 2” sees Elsa and Anna far from home…and gearing for battle?

Gotta say this trailer is darker and much more dramatic than I’d expected from a gang that includes a talking snowman and sassy reindeer. But dark it is. There’s swords, grim determination, and Kristoff riding as if the Nazgul were … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “Yesterday” brings Beatles music to a universe where they never existed

Oh man – what would YOU do if you were a struggling musician who woke up to find that The Beatles never existed…but you remember all their songs? Synopsis! Jack Malik (Himesh Patel, BBC’s Eastenders) is a struggling singer-songwriter in … Continue reading

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