the mandalorian trailer breakdown

Disney is keeping a tight lid on all things The Mandalorian, the highly anticipated Star Wars series set to debut on Disney+ in two weeks. Set five years after the events of Return of the Jedi, this space western takes us to the outer fringes of a galaxy far, far away, following the adventures of the titular bounty hunter played by Pedro Pascal. We know little of who this Mandalorian is or where he comes from, but the newest The Mandalorian trailer teases a possible tragic past for the masked bounty hunter.

Let’s dive into our trailer breakdown.

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Last night, the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer debuted (and tickets went on sale a couple hours earlier at a record-breaking pace, even though they weren’t supposed to be available until after the trailer arrived), and it’s all anyone could talk about online afterwards. A plethora of new footage was unleashed last night, and while it doesn’t really give us any details about the actual story at the center of this last chapter of the Skywalker saga, there are plenty of interesting details to pick up on. So let’s dig into them with our extensive Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer breakdown. Read More »

birds of prey trailer breakdown

The Birds of Prey trailer has dropped, and it’s absolutely fantabulousMargot Robbie reprises her role as Harley Quinn after she stole the show in 2016’s Suicide Squad. Now she’s emancipated from that abysmal movie and her toxic relationship with the Joker in Birds of Prey.

With a new girl gang by her side and a host of colorful, much more comfortable costumes, Harley Quinn is ready to take Gotham by storm. But she and fellow female vigilantes Black Canary (Jurnee Smollett-Bell), Huntress (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), Renee Montoya (Rosie Perez), and Cassandra Cain (Ella Jay Basco) first must face one of the city’s most formidable crime lords, Black Mask (Ewan McGregor).

See our Birds of Prey trailer breakdown below.

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The Mandalorian

Before the weekend hit, everyone around the world was finally given a proper first look at the upcoming live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian, coming to Disney+ when the streaming service launches in November. The first teaser trailer introduced us to the bounty hunter with no name, and it set the stage for a much more grim, gritty series set in the Star Wars universe.

Even though this is just our first glimpse at The Mandalorian, there are plenty of details to dissect and call attention to, especially when it comes to the vibe of this particular trailer and the introduction of several key characters. So let’s dive into our The Mandalorian trailer breakdown. Read More »

Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker

This morning, the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker footage that played exclusively for The D23 Expo crowd on Saturday was released online. Taking a cue from the marketing campaign for Avengers: Endgame, half of the new sneak peek is a montage of footage from the previous films in the series before we get to see just under a minute of new footage from the final movie in the Skywalker saga. But damn, that new footage packs a punch, and we’re about to take a deep dive into it.

Find out what details there are to glean in our Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker trailer breakdown below. Read More »

Star Trek Picard trailer

Reactions to the release of the much-anticipated Star Trek: Picard trailer at last weekend’s San Diego Comic-Con have been overwhelmingly positive, giving fans an injection of nostalgia, while also dropping some tantalizing clues as to what’s in store for the new series. Read on for a detailed breakdown of the trailer, including speculation on what it could mean for the 2020 show.

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Watchmen Trailer - Dr. Manhattan

The first full-length trailer for HBO’s Watchmen premiered during Comic-Con and we’ve been exploring every frame, looking for Easter eggs and hints about what the show’s mysterious plot might entail. Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ twelve-issue Watchmen series is arguably the greatest comic book story ever told. The collected edition is the only graphic novel that made it onto Time magazine’s list of the 100 best novels since 1923. Since Zack Snyder’s film adaptation hit theaters ten years ago, DC Comics has begun revisiting the world of Watchmen: first with the Before Watchmen line of titles, and more recently with the Doomsday Clock miniseries.

Like Doomsday Clock, showrunner Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen is venturing into “After Watchmen” territory. The show takes place in the same world some years after the original storyline, and judging from the trailer, it will include a fair number of connections and callbacks to the comics. Below, we’ll dive into all of those and more with our Watchmen trailer breakdown.

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westworld season 3 trailer breakdown

Westworld is ready to introduce us to a whole new world (or two) with its new season 3 trailer. While the previously-released teaser was almost entirely focused on Aaron Paul‘s new character, this one brings back a whole slew of familiar faces. But as is the Westworld tradition, things are pretty damn mysterious. In our Westworld season 3 trailer breakdown below, we try to solve some of the new season’s puzzles.

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it chapter two trailer breakdown new

The full trailer for It Chapter Two arrived today, bringing with it a whole new cavalcade of terrors to give viewers nightmares. The sequel to 2017’s It brings the Losers’ Club back to Derry to battle Pennywise the Clown again. Will they finally succeed as adults? Or will Pennywise end up eating every last one of them? Our It Chapter Two trailer breakdown below delves into some of the film’s secrets. Beware of spoilers.

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Stranger Things 3 trailer breakdown

Netflix released a new trailer for Stranger Things 3 last night, so it’s time to head back to Hawkins and take a closer look. While the show has so far been heavily inspired by pop culture properties of the ’80s, it seems as if creators/showrunners Matt and Ross Duffer are taking a metaphorical step into the next decade with this season by referencing several pop culture touchstones of the 1990s, including Jurassic Park and The Rock. Dive in with us below. Read More »