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'Dumbo' is getting a live-action remake for some reason

Is Dumbo big with the kids these days? Did I fall into some sort of Rip Van Winkle-type cryo-sleep and wake up in a world where movies starring CG animals are well done and Dumbo, of all things, desperately warrants a live-action remake? Wh...


First 'Horrible Bosses 2' trailer looks kind of promising

Horrible Bosses wasn't the perfect film, but I enjoyed it well enough. After some of us here being less than impressed with the plot for Horrible Bosses 2, I am happy to say that at least the first trailer looks more promising than th...


First trailer for About Alex, starring Aubrey Plaza

Newcomer Jesse Zwick is making his directorial debut with About Alex, a millennial-focused, Big Chill-type reunion story that actually looks pretty good.  The film follows a group of college friends who reunite post-graduation to keep...


Trailer for 'Leprechaun: Origins' is spooky hilariousness

The fact that the entire Leprechaun film series exists (Leprechaun, Leprechaun 4: In Space, Leprechaun: In the Hood, the list goes on) is one of those amazing things that reassures me the world is secretly as weird as I want it to be. Ther...


New trailer for 'The Giver' gets it right

Despite my initial resistance to a film adaptation, I am now coming around to the idea that The Giver has the potential to be great-- if it's pulled off correctly. And having been less than impressed by the film's first...


First trailer for Kill the Messenger, starring Jeremy Renner

Director Michael Cuesta's (Elementary/Dexter) jump from television drama to full-fledged feature film looks to be a successful one in this first trailer for his new political crime thriller Kill the Messenger. Starring Jeremy Renner a...


First trailer for Woody Allen's 'Magic in the Moonlight'

Emma Stone causes my icy heart to thaw like no other actress in existence, and her unprecedented charm is on full display in Sony Pictures Classics' first trailer for Woody Allen's upcoming film Magic in the Moonlight. This delightful roma...


First poster for Foxcatcher, starring Steve Carell

Bennett Miller's (Moneyball) upcoming film Foxcatcher tells the fascinating true story of Olympic wrestler brothers Dave Shultz (Mark Ruffalo) and Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum), and their strange relationship with mentally ill millionaire J...


New 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' trailer is gorgeous

If you were a fan of 2011's Rise of the Planet of the Apes, then this new trailer for its upcoming sequel should get you super excited. Watching a film overflowing with CG characters can be jarring, but the work done in Dawn of the Pl...


New international trailer for 22 Jump Street

The fact that I'm laughing harder at the internet's slew of 22 Jump Street trailers than I ever did at any 21 Jump Street trailers gives me hope that this sequel will be as good, if not better, than the original film-- a mir...


Garrett Hedlund cries a lot in 'Lullaby' trailer

I didn't know what a Garrett Hedlund was before this trailer, but googling tells me that he's quite the heartthrob and musician. Luckily for women everywhere, Lullaby includes Hedlund being both of those things. Lullaby...

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Tribeca Review: Mala Mala

Mala Mala is the type of documentary that you feel privileged having watched. The Puerto Rican drag scene and transgender communities are endlessly fascinating, and watching them thrive through Mala Mala's respectful lens cements ...

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Tribeca Review: Super Duper Alice Cooper

As a child, my parents lived and breathed Alice Cooper. My father had a particularly terrifying poster of his made-up, screaming face thumbtacked into the cork-board wall of his office that scared me too much to ever listen to his music. No...


First trailer for 'If I Stay', starring Chloë Moretz

Author Gayle Forman's 2009 novel If I Stay is getting a film adaptation and everyone's favorite Chloë Moretz is taking on the starring role. Moretz plays Mia Hall, a teenage cello player who must decide between moving away to attend J...


New 'Neighbors' red band trailers are hilariously raunchy

It is an interesting transformation to see Seth Rogen go from playing schluby, sweet, stoney screw-ups to a new father who is worried about neighborhood parties waking his baby. But Rogen plays a good dorky dad, and these two new t...


First trailer for Scarlett Johansson's 'Lucy' is amazing

Luc Besson's (The Fifth Element) upcoming action thriller Lucy has it all; Scarlett Johansson kicking serious ass, telekinesis, explosions, designer drugs, superhuman strength, and Scarlett Johansson kicking serious ass. Did I say that las...


Scarlett Johansson looks badass in first 'Lucy' image.

In director Luc Besson's upcoming action thriller Lucy, Scarlett Johansson stars as a drug-mule turned telekinetic kill machine by way of designer drugs, and if that doesn't sound awesome then I don't know what does. In the first ...


First trailer for 'The Maze Runner' is intense

The first trailer for the film adaptation of James Dashner's The Maze Runner has succeeded in making me curious about an upcoming film/ book trilogy that I didn't know existed until a few hours ago. This intense trailer exposes b...


Nick Frost's 'Cuban Fury' gets US release date and trailer

The last time Cuban Fury popped up around these parts, an American release date had not yet been established. Well, prepare for your curiosity to be satisfied, folks! Nick Frost and Rashida Jones' Cuban Fury is on its way to a th...


New image of Angelina Jolie and daughter in 'Maleficent'

As previously covered, Angelina Jolie's daughter, Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, has been cast to play toddler Princess Aurora in Robert Stromberg's upcoming film Maleficent. The first image of young Vivienne posing with Jolie's Maleficent has h...


New teaser trailer for 'The Boxtrolls' is cute as heck

The new teaser trailer for Focus Features upcoming film The Boxtrolls dares to be even cuter than the first. In addition to more adorable footage of the trolls, this trailer features new action scenes which show off more of Laika Studio's ...


New trailer for Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return

Dorothy Gale is back on another kooky Oz adventure in Dan St. Pierre and Will Finn's upcoming 3D CG-animated feature Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return. This second trailer features new gags, some fun characters, and the same b...


First song for 'Muppets Most Wanted' is crazy adorable

Every time Kermit the frog dances with a gold hat and cane, my heart grows three sizes. After watching the music video for the first song from Muppets Most Wanted entitled "Sequel Song," my heart nearly burst out of my chest alien-sty...


About Isabelle Magliarione of us since 10:12 PM on 11.02.2013

A young writer from the means streets of New York, just trying to keep up with the hustle.

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