Following the box office performance of The Princess and the Frog (which was only seen as a disappointment thanks to Avatar stealing all of the attention), Walt Disney Animation Studios decided to abandon traditional 2D animation and charge into the computer animated arena with a new take on Rapunzel. However, eager to move away from the Disney princess moniker that didn’t appeal to boys as much, they called the movie Tangled, and it was the beginning of a whole new creative era for Disney.
Unfortunately, since Tangled was the first, it wasn’t quite as polished as the movies that would follow, like Frozen and Moana. In fact, while some of the characters and writing might be a little more clever in some respects, as the Tangled Honest Trailer will point out, the soundtrack isn’t exactly full of the most memorable tunes, even with music composed by Disney legend Alan Menken. Read More »
The Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw closed out the summer with a lot of ridiculous action. It was too long for some, didn’t have enough “family” for others, but you really can’t say that it was anymore stupid than the rest of the Fast and Furious movies that have slowly become superhero movies with cars. However, it did somehow manage to have even more testosterone than any of the other films in the franchise while simultaneously having an overwhelming amount of flirting.
Watch the Hobbs and Shaw Honest Trailer below to see how they break it down. Read More »
Movie posters have lost some of their artistic value in recent years as studios opt foe cheap Photoshop jobs instead of stunning illustrations. But in case you haven’t heard, artists in Ghana have breathed new life into the world of movie posters by making movies look ieven more intriguing and enticing than the real marketing campaigns. Of course, that’s usually because the Ghanaian artists add elements that are completely insane and have nothing to do with the actual movie.
Well, Conan O’Brien recently went to Ghana as part of his Conan Without Borders series, and while there, he met with Ghanaian movie poster artist Daniel Anum Jasper to talk about his impressive work. It should come as no surprise that Conan commissioned Jasper to create a poster that perfectly captures the spirit of the late night talk show, and it did not disappoint. Plus, to make sure the poster is accurate, they even shot a trailer that tries to make sense of it all with an actual story.
Watch as Conan explores Ghana movie posters below. Read More »
Even though Stranger Things is a show full of sci-fi terror and suspense, there are times when even the most serious moments are interrupted with laughter thanks to a flub on set. Even though Stranger Things hasn’t been given a home video release full of a lot of special features going behind the scenes of the series, Netflix has thankfully given us some glimpses at the making of the pop culture phenomenon. This week they gave fans the gift of Stranger Things bloopers from all three seasons. Read More »
Disney’s remake of The Lion King is the second highest grossing film of 2019 (though that could very well chance once Frozen 2 and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker hit theaters over the next month and a half). But just because a movie earns $1.65 billion worldwide doesn’t mean it’s worth a damn. In this case, we’re dealing with a remake of one of Disney’s most beloved hand-drawn animated movies, and unfortunately, as The Lion King remake Honest Trailer points out, it’s a remake that sucks all the life and passion out the story. Read More »
This weekend brings early screenings of Doctor Sleep, at least for Fandango VIP members. But for the rest of us, we’ll have to wait another week before reuniting with Danny Torrance nearly 40 years after he was traumatized at the Overlook Hotel in The Shining. The good news is you can pass at least some of the time with The Shining Honest Trailer, which reminds you of all the different possible metaphors this movie may contain while also pointing out that there are about three kinds of shots you see over and over. Read More »
You know what action movies are missing these days? Swift kicks and punches to the nuts. Thankfully, there are plenty of movies from the past that deliver the kind of breathtaking groin shots that can incapacitate even the strongest man. In the case of Total Recall, that man is Arnold Schwarzenegger, and he takes a couple good shots to the wedding tackle, courtesy of Sharon Stone.
But perhaps more importantly, Total Recall clearly holds the inspiration for a couple of the biggest sci-fi movies of the 1990s and 2000s. The Total Recall Honest Trailer looks back at this 1980s sci-fi classic, and when you break down the plot, it’s hard not to see elements of The Matrix and Avatar. Check it out below. Read More »
The easy answer to how IT Chapter 2 should have ended is probably about 45 minutes earlier than the nearly three-hour theatrical runtime. But that’s a conversation for another time.
We all know that the second part of Andy Muschietti‘s adaptation of Stephen King’s thick horror novel IT resulted in a somewhat happy ending for The Losers’ Club. What this particular version of How It Should Have Ended presupposes is, maybe it didn’t have to go down that way at all? After all, there’s a secret weapon right in front of them.
Find out How It Chapter 2 Should Have Ended below. Read More »
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Zombieland: Double Tap is coming to theaters this week, but it’s been 10 years since the original movie hit theaters. That means it’s time for the folks behind Honest Trailers to do what they do best.
For a movie called Zombieland,you might be surprised at just how few zombies there are in a world that was supposedly ravaged by them in just a couple months. But there are certainly a lot of wisecracks, rules to follow, and looking back at everything in this Zombieland Honest Trailer, it seems a little weird that Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson) is craving a Twinkie. How many Twinkies do you eat in a given year? Read More »
Spider-Man: Far From Home was almost the last time we got to see your favorite webslinger in the Marvel Cinematic Universe because Sony Pictures and The Walt Disney Company can’t stop arguing over who gets Peter Parker on the weekends. But thankfully, the two struck a new deal, and we’ll get to see what all the seeds planted for Spider-Man 3 and Phase Four of the MCU grow into.
Oh, there was also a whole movie where Spider-Man went on vacation and couldn’t stop thinking about Iron Man. Sounds like what the entire summer was for most Marvel fans before Spider-Man: Far From Home came out. And because of that, the movie is packed with almost as much Iron Man as there is Spider-Man. Watch the Spider-Man: Far From Home Honest Trailer for more. Read More »