Animated Mario Movie

Just last month we got confirmation that Nintendo was teaming with Illumination Entertainment to create an animated Super Mario Bros. movie. The studio behind movies like Despicable Me, Minions and The Secret Life of Pets seemed like an odd choice to bring the Nintendo video game character to the big screen again after all these years, but Nintendo’s co-representative director Shigeru Miyamoto recently explained during an investors meeting why they went with the Universal based animation company.

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On the February 5, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and weekend editor Brad Oman to talk about the trailers from the 2018 Super Bowl. We’ll give our reactions for Solo: A Star Wars Story, Westworld Season 2, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Avengers: Infinity War, Mission: Impossible – Fallout, and The Cloverfield Paradox, as well as some observations on things you may have missed on first viewing. We’ll also talk about the early reactions to the latest Cloverfield film, and the game-changing release strategy.

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That rascal Deadpool was nowhere to be seen on TV during the Super Bowl, but everyone’s favorite vulgar superhero took some time out of his busy life to live tweet the big game. The Deadpool Super Bowl live tweets are, predictably, full of the type of bawdy humor Deadpool fans know and love.

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Westworld season 2 trailer breakdown

HBO released their first Super Bowl trailer in 20 years last night when they unveiled a new look at Westworld season 2. You can watch the full video here, but join me below to take a closer look at the secrets it holds.
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avengers infinity war tv spot breakdown

The Avengers assembled once again last night. And though the latest Avengers: Infinity War TV spot was only 30 seconds long, there was a horde of new details unveiled about the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe film. From new tech to new allies and new outfits: the world’s mightiest heroes won’t go up against Thanos alone.

You can take a look at our in-depth breakdown of the first Avengers: Infinity War trailer here, but for now, here are a few new revelations that we gleaned from last night’s Avengers Infinity War Super Bowl TV spot.

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It’s been a couple weeks since a surprise trailer for the comedy sequel Dundee grabbed our attention. Danny McBride starred in the teaser as the estranged American son of Crocodile Dundee who comes to Australia to find his missing father. As time went on, new footage revealed the likes of Chris Hemsworth and Hugh Jackman being part of the project, but then we learned it was all an elaborate gag to promote Australian tourism, and that was that.

Even though Dundee isn’t real, we’ve enjoyed seeing how it all played out, especially when the trailer featuring Margot Robbie, Russell Crowe, Isla Fisher and other Aussie stars debuted online. And it all came to a head during the Super Bowl last night when the final commercial aired where Danny McBride finally realized that this wasn’t a real movie. Read More »

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The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, we’re featuring a handful of the star-studded Super Bowl commercials from last night featuring the likes of Guardians of the Galaxy star Chris Pratt selling Michelob Ultra, Stranger Things police chief David Harbour talking about Tide, Game of Thrones badass Peter Dinklage rapping for Doritos, Jurassic Park franchise star Jeff Goldblum driving a Jeep alongside some dinosaurs, and many more. Read More »

Skyscraper trailer

Update: After the Super Bowl TV spot, Universal debuted the full Skyscraper trailer on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. Check it out below, and our original article follows.

Nothing can stop Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, not even a really, really big building. In Skyscraper, Johnson plays a muscular man who assesses security for skyscrapers. As bad luck would have it, some nefarious fiend has set the tallest building in the world on fire, and framed Johnson for the deed. Big mistake. The Skyscraper Super Bowl spot shows off all this blockbuster madness as we wait for a full trailer later tonight.

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The Cloverfield Paradox trailer

Update: A second trailer for The Cloverfield Paradox has arrived online, boasting that the surprise sequel is currently available to stream on Netflix. Watch the new trailer below. Our original article continues.

After rumors and delays, the trailer for The Cloverfield Paradox, the new Cloverfield sequel, is here. A Super Bowl trailer for the film just arrived to give us a fresh glimpse into J.J. Abrams’ latest top secret mystery box project. The film, originally titled God Particle, comes from director Julius Onah. Watch the The Cloverfield Paradox trailer below.

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Avengers Infinity War Super Bowl

As two football teams continue to battle it out on the gridiron, Disney and Marvel Studios have released a new look at a fictional battle with world-changing stakes: the Avengers vs. Thanos. Check out a brand new Avengers Infinity War Super Bowl spot below.
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