Category: Film Trailers

Trailer Reaction: Dumbo & The Nun

There are new some trailers, teasers really. I watched them. You probably have as well. Let’s talk about them: DUMBO It’s so, so easy to dismiss this as “Just Tim Burton doing the Tim Burton-outsider […]

Trailer Reaction: Blumhouse’s Halloween Looks Like H40

The Halloween franchise is a mess of retconned timelines, quirky standalone entries, and hillbilly remakes. However, upon viewing the trailer for Blumhouse’s new Halloween requel (part-reboot/part-sequel) I was struck by the new tradition: every 20 […]

Reacting to the Latest Trailers: Bumblebee, Wreck-It Ralph 2, Lego Movie 2, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse & Suspiria

At Texas Frightmare last month, I attended a rather informal Q&A hosted by Blumhouse producer and Shock Waves co-host Ryan Turek. We were all free to ask any questions we wanted about Blumhouse’s past and […]

The Predator Could Be Just the Kind of Different the Franchise Needs

Shane Black’s The Predator recently debuted its first teaser trailer. It got me thinking about the Predator franchise in general. Get ready for a wild claim I can in no way verify, beginning in 3, […]

Teen Titans Go to the Movies Trailer Reaction: A Quick Refresher for Franchise Newbies

Similar to Ant-Man and the Wasp, there are actually two Teen Titans Go to the Movies trailers to digest today, and again it’s because one of them is actually a trailer (or teaser, really) for […]

Ant-Man and the Wasp Trailer Reaction: You Will Believe an Ant Can Play the Drums

There are actually two new Ant-Man and the Wasp trailers to digest today. First, there’s this fun little trailer for the trailer asking the same question we’re all wondering: Where the heck were these two […]

Venom Trailer Reaction: Taking An Admirably Big Swing

“See we didn’t forget to put Venom in the movie!” That was Tom Rothman’s defiant boast from the stage of Sony’s CinemaCon presentation in Las Vegas. A couple months back his film studio put out a […]

Fallen Kingdom Trailer Reaction: Does This Mean Jurassic World Is a Gothic Horror Franchise Now?

After Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom‘s first official plot description and over-hyped trailer were met with mockery and confusion, Colin Trevorrow took to the internet to defend what has now effectively become his franchise. J.A. Boyona […]

Solo: A Star Wars Story Trailer Reaction

So, Chewbacca’s really old, guys, as in he was probably pushing 200 by the time we met him in A New Hope. Suddenly lines like “Laugh it up, fuzzball” feel a little closer to elder […]

Deadpool 2 Trailer Reaction: Wade Said Knock You Out

Have we ever seen anything quite like Deadpool 2 before? I don’t mean the actual movie. The bigger and better superhero sequel is almost as old as the genre itself, even if this particular sequel […]