Like a rebound after a breakup, HBO is hoping that its small screen adaptation of Philip Pullman‘s beloved fantasy series His Dark Materials will be able to fill the hole that Game of Thrones has left in its wake. And while matching the most popular TV show in history is a tall order for any new show, the good news is that His Dark Materials actually looks like it has such a richly-drawn fantasy world – and a big enough budget – that it might actually be able to hold its own.
The San Diego Comic-Con panel for the series is happening right now, but HBO has already shared a brand new His Dark Materials Comic-Con trailer that looks even more impressive than what we’d previously seen from this series. Check it out below.
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day seemed like it had a happy ending. Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton) and John Connor (Edward Furlong) destroyed the materials that would have led to Cyberdyne creating a Terminator and eventually the artificial intelligence military system known as Skynet. But apparently changing the future will have drastic consequences, and a new Terminator: Dark Fate featurette shows Deadpool director Tim Miller is trying to bring the spirit of the first two Terminator movies to this sequel. But can he do it? Read More »
The first Once Upon a Time in Hollywood clip just popped up online, featuring a stuttering Leonardo DiCaprio, a too cool for school Brad Pitt, and a flustered Kurt Russell. The striking thing here is how relatively low-key this clip is compared to the energetic trailers we’ve seen so far. Perhaps Sony wants to save all the wild stuff for the movie itself. Watch the clip from Quentin Tarantino‘s latest below.
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Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift, James Corden, Rebel Wilson, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Ray Winstone, Ian McKellen, and Judi Dench are all playing cats in Cats, the movie adaptation of the Broadway sensation Cats, which is about cats. While the stage production employs furry costumes for its feline characters, this new film from Tom Hooper uses digital enhancements to turn its actors into kitties. You can decide for yourself if this is a good or bad idea by watching the first Cats trailer below.
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Paramount surprised the crowd at San Diego Comic-Con crowd by bringing superstar Tom Cruise out onto the Hall H stage and dropping a surprise trailer for Top Gun: Maverick, the highly-anticipated sequel to Tony Scott’s 1980s classic. Thankfully, that trailer has also been officially released online for the rest of us to see, so check it out below and read some of Cruise’s comments from the stage. Read More »
Are you ready for the return of Jay and Silent Bob? Well, whether you like it or not, the stoner duo brought to life by Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith are back for Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, one final round for these chuckleheads after debuting 25 years ago in the indie hit Clerks. Following in the footsteps of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, the new movie finds Jay and Silent Bob setting out to stop another film adaptation of the comic book that they inspired, Blutman and Chronic. Only this time, they’ll encounter a whole slew of different characters: some new, and some from the films from the past of Kevin Smith’s View Askewniverse.
Watch the Jay and Silent Bob Reboot trailer below. Read More »
At last, the full It Chapter Two trailer is here, in all its terrifying glory. The Losers’ Club is all grown up, but their childhood fears are waiting for them back home in Derry, Maine. Every 27 years, Pennywise the Clown resurfaces to feed, but this time, the Losers want to stop him once and for all. As you might guess, it won’t be easy. Watch the It Chapter Two trailer below.
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When a peculiar cataclysmic event creates chaos on Earth, astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) is tasked with trying to figure out what went wrong. That’s the set-up for the new movie Ad Astra, in which NASA and the military thinks this Earth-shattering event is somehow tied to a secret mission that Roy’s father (Tommy Lee Jones) embarked on 20 years ago. What follows is a psychological mystery that looks like it will warp our minds and give us a sci-fi drama on par with the likes of Arrival and Interstellar. Watch a new Ad Astra trailer below to see for yourself. Read More »
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You’ve probably heard the horrifying details about the despicable actions of disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. But the myriad number of women who’ve accused him of sexual assault and misconduct haven’t had a visual platform through which they could fully elaborate on their stories – until now.
A new documentary called Untouchable gives these women – recognizable ones like Paz de la Huerta and Rosanna Arquette, less familiar ones like Erika Rosenbaum and Hope D’Amore, and more – the opportunity to explain what Weinstein did to them in their own words, and the result can be pretty powerful. Read More »
The end of summer needs a little energy. Thankfully, Fast and Furious is doing us the favor of presenting us with the blockbuster treasure that is Hobbs and Shaw. The action franchise spin-off will bring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham back together as their characters from the Fast films are reluctantly forced to work together. But even though Hobbs and Shaw may not like working with each other, Johnson and Statham love it, and that’s especially true when director David Leitch is in charge.
See them all enjoying their jobs in a batch of Hobbs and Shaw featurettes below, and discover the one joke Idris Elba thought was a little too on the nose to make it into the movie. Read More »