Category: Film Trailers

Wonder Woman, Captain Marvel & Female Superhero Movies – There Were None. Now There’s Two. And We’re Not Done.

“There were none. Now there’s one. And, so, we’re done,” sang Kate McKinnon and Kenan Thompson from the stage of the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles at last night’s 70th Emmy Awards. It was […]

Disney Was Right to Choose Mary Poppins Returns Over Solo As Its Big Christmas Movie This Year

For the past three years, a Disney-backed property launched during the Christmas movie season on the way to blockbuster results. This year will technically be no different. Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns is set to premiere […]

Trailer Reaction: Halloween Brings the Steadicam and Jump Scares

Every time I’ve seen the trailer for The Nun in a crowded theater the terrified jumps followed by cathartic laughs have been guaranteed. Every one kind of knows to expect something scary to happen at […]

Trailer Reaction: Aquaman, Fantastic Beasts, Glass, Godzilla, Overlord & Shazam!

San Diego Comic Con isn’t what it used to be. Not as many studios actually bother going anymore. The film industry’s switch to year-round blockbuster scheduling has forever altered the old marketing rules thus disrupting […]

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 […]