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‘The Way Back’ Trailer

Ben Affleck + Basketball = recipe for success

Well, that a gut punch early on in the morning. Art imitating life. Ben Affleck is losing the cape and cowl for good and substituting it for a clip board. We all know about his own personal struggles with alcohol abuse and that’s why this movie has a real shot of being nothing short of spectacular, at least his performance.

Who would be Ben Affleck’s basketball comparison? What a question, because in The Way Back he was once a high school star and I haven’t stopped thinking about that. Ben re-teams with Gavin O’Connor director of Warrior and The Accountant, and you already know this will pack a serious emotional punch. Ben Affleck in a sports movie, love to see it. A mix between Coach Carter and Half Nelson perhaps, this overall just looks really good. The world hasn’t had a great quote on quote sports movie in a long time and hopefully this can break that streak.

You know this role probably means a lot to Affleck and him playing it close to his own chest, and I’m excited to see what he does with this material. It doesn’t look like just another cliche sports movie, because of the serious weight the trailer carries. It’s great to see Ben branching out and trying new things and more importantly being in a movie. He didn’t have a theatrical release in all of 2019.

It’s always great to have this man back in our lives, such a talent.

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New & Improved ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ Trailer

Okay, sometimes maybe it is a good thing to listen to internet crybabies. This new design has everyone thinking positive thoughts about Sonic.

We all cried and they listened. It finally worked and yes I’m sure people had to work countless hours of overtime and put a ton of hard work into changing the design of Sonic, but it’s a complete success!

The trailer is pretty much the same one we got months ago, but it’s been upgraded and it even feels more fresh. Like there’s been life pumped back into this film. The voice work of Ben Schwartz always worked and everyone is excited to see what Jim Carey does in this role. Now we have almost a flawless Sonic design to go along with all of this. Could be a recipe for success. Who knows, but after all the hard work it would be cruel and rude not to reward the people by going to see their movie.

Sonic sprints into theatres this Valentines Day!

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‘Scoob’ Trailer

This property is finally going back to its roots, where it rightfully belongs, animation.

After the semi-success of the live-action adaptations, Scooby-Doo has been on a serious hiatus, until now. Let’s all pile in the Mystery Machine and embark on a righteous adventure. The gang is all here including everyone’s favourite talking dog, Scooby-Doo. We are even getting an origin story of sorts about how the team came to be and more important how Scoob and Shaggy ended up in each other’s lives.

It’s already pretty obvious this looks heartfelt and hilarious, and could be a serious box-office success. With a talented cast, some great animation and it’s a well known property being given the proper treatment. Everything about this trailer just screams cute, it feels good to have Scoob back in our lives. 2020 is shaping up to be one great year for animation!

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‘Ford v Ferrari’ Trailer

So this year we are getting Leo and Brad for the first time, and now Damon and Bale. 2019 is going to be an all-timer

It sure is refreshing to see a car movie that doesn’t involve super heroes of sorts. James Mangold coming off the incredible Logan, is now taking his talents to the racing world and bringing an A plus cast with him.

This made the list for one of my most anticipated of the year for multiple reasons. I’m a big fan of James Mangold, Walk the Line and Logan are both just incredible films, he’s a fantastic film-maker. Mix in a world class cast that involves some of the very best. You can’t really ask much more from a film, and when you throw in a pretty neat and well put together trailer, it’s a great recipe for success. I’m just excited to see both Damon and Bale in a project like this. I feel like it’s been a long time since either one of these guys have been in a big “Hollywood” movie.

This has Oscar potential. Maybe not for any acting, but technical categories and maybe even best picture. It’s hard to tell from just one trailer but so far so good.

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‘IT Chapter 2’ Trailer

Get in Losers. We’re going to kill Pennywise

It’s here! It’s finally here! Thank Christ. It’s honestly felt like 27 years since we got our last glimpse of these losers and Pennywise. If you have been following my blog at all you know how much I LOVED Chapter 1. I even did my own fan casting for the adult losers. Well here we are. We got our first look at Chapter 2 and oh boy, this looks all sorts of amazing

Between Godzilla and Pennywise not only will Warner Brothers. be battling for box-office supremacy, but for my wallet as well. My 3rd most anticipated movie of this year and I was a kid in a candy store watching this trailer, who was also scared shitless. This looks terrifying.

We know that with the success of the first, this was bound to have bigger stars and a bigger budget and you can tell by simply watching this trailer. We are getting way more Pennywise by the looks of it, as he plans on terrifying the adult losers into submission. Speaking of, all of the adults look the part, they have grown into fine looking people, hell bent on killing this damn clown once and for all. Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy lead the charge against the evil clown and Chastain shined in this trailer.

I can’t say enough good things and actually how gorgeous this movie looks. Bill Skarsgard does such an incredible job at playing Pennywise and I can’t wait to see him up his game from the previous installment.

Plus this movie has the old spice guy in it. So you know everyone on set was smelling fresh to death after shitting themselves due to Skarsgard

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First ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ Trailer Drops

Caution. If you are holding something sharp while this trailer plays, there’s potential you poke your eyes out…

Yup. That’s a real life thing, that’s really going to happen. That’s our first look at the live action Sonic. So many questions. Why does he have human teeth? Why is this movie taking place on Earth? Where the hell is Tails? First of all, who made the outrageous decision to make this a buddy cop movie? In all seriousness. Who said out loud – for a movie that is based on a blue hedgehog that is super fast, and gains powers by collecting and running through rings “maybe this should take place on Earth, and be a buddy cop movie!” That person needs to be fired, like yesterday.

Talk about an all time yikes from me. I was pretty excited for this flick, I loved the games growing up and Sonic and Dr. Robotnik who is being played by the loveable Jim Carrey, have such an interesting relationship, and it’s the fundamental backbone of this franchise. Now we are tossing is the cliche army trope that is going to deal with the problem, but in all reality the guy they hired to deal with the problem, turns out to be the real problem. Give me a break.

It’s pretty simple, Sonic runs, he hangs out with his pals Tails and Knuckles and beats up Robotnik and his crazy inventions every once and awhile. This is why video game adaptations are always so bad, because they don’t understand how to translate the source material onto the big screen. Like if we don’t get Super Sonic in this movie, I will riot. I had a Tails stuffed animal growing up, he’s adorable and needs to be in it. James Marsden who is a fine actor, feels like the studios 12th pick to play this role, and the saving grace for not having this be a complete dumpster fire is the terrific voice work by Ben Schwartz.

We will see about Carrey and his portrayal of Robotnik, and I’m glad they showed us his true iconic look at the end of the trailer, but the whole thing just kind of stunk.

Hate to base everything off a trailer, but this fell flat on its face the moment the race began.

Check out the trailer for yourself.

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First Trailer for Will Smiths ‘Gemini Man’

You had me at two Will Smiths

The Fresh Prince is back baby! Well sort of. Everyone is getting de-aged in Hollywood these days and next up is Will Smith. Ang Lee, the Oscar winning director is finally back making movie after 7 whole years departed from Life of Pi. Known for is visual sense and great story telling, him teaming up with someone who can have tremendous box-office success, this seems like it could be a lovely mariage.

So basically this is Looper mixed with Minority Report? Both epic science fiction movies and now we have Ang Lee putting his own personal spin on each story. Sounds terrific to me. I will forever be invested in a movie that deals with time travel or a younger version of someone trying to kill their older selves or vice versa. You can’t go wrong with that combination, it’s almost undefeated at this point in time. Now we have a leading man in Will Smith, who hasn’t really had a hit in a long ass time. With Aladdin due out this summer and I’m not sure how critics and fans are going to receive that movie, he could have another flop on his hands.

But what got me going the most? The return of Clive Owen! I love that guy, his career isn’t out I imagined it would have turned out, but I’m so glad to see him back in something I’m going to watch in theatres. The always talented Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Benedict Wong, the cast is impressive to say the least. I just can’t imagine Ang Lee essentially taking 7 years off from making a movie only to come back and lay an egg, it’s just not going to happen. Gemini Man looks promising as hell.

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‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ Debut Trailer

It’s all finally coming to and end – enter sad face emoji

Dope ass title


So the internet is about to brake. The first trailer for the highly anticipated final chapter to the Star Wars saga just dropped, and whoa boy.

Coming hot off the heels of the much debated The Last Jedi, the Star Wars fandom was divided to say the least. From things like Rian Johnson ruined childhoods and it’s the worst Star Wars movie ever made. People weren’t to happy with it. I for one thought it was the best installent in the franchise and really dig this new trilogy. Rey an Kylo Ren are just two terrific new characters and Kylo Ren is one of my favourite movie villains of all time. So the world was in pins and needles waiting for this trailer reveal and here we are. I think it’s great! LANDO is back baby! JJ Abrams is back directing and it will be so interesting to see where he takes this thing. Does he continue the story that Rian Johnson developed in Last Jedi, or as fans want. Some of that stuff tossed aside. So the continuity should be something to keep your eye on.

Going back to kind of where it all started? The team is heading to the destroyed remains of the Death Star. Remember what Kylo said, let the past die, but here we are heading all the way back to the beginning. Having Carrie Fisher on screen is just pulling all the heart strings. Curious to see how all that plays out with Leia. Luke Skywalker saying that “no one is really ever gone” makes me believe we might have not seen the last of Luke.

Can’t believe it’s all finally wrapping up, but this appears to be another special installent and I can’t wait to see it all play out.

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‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’ Trailer

Quentin Tarantino is back and he’s bringing Leo, Brad and Margot Robbie with him. The new holy trinity!

What a great week for movie trailers! High on my most anticipated list, how can it not be? Starring some of the biggest stars in Hollywood, no pun intended and made by one of the greatest living film-makers this world has to offer. How can you not be excited for this. We haven’t gotten a Leo performance since 2015.

A small sample size of what’s to come, and I don’t think people are ready for what this movie is truly going to be. The Manson murders will be involved and yes it seems that Leo and Brad are just cracking jokes the whole time, that won’t be the case. Remember who’s behind the camera. Mr. Tarantino, he loves blood and violence, I expect this movie to turn bat-shit crazy at some point. I’ve been waiting my whole adult life for Leo and Brad to finally team up and star in movie together. This will be such an incredible ride and a joyous experience. Can’t wait for this.

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‘Toy Story 4’ Trailer

Just when you thought it was finally over. Pixar reels you back in, with a spork.

When I sat down in the theatre all those years ago to watch the very first Toy Story, who knew that over 20 years later, we would be sitting here talking about the 4th and final installment. You can’t deny that Pixar doesn’t know what they are doing. Do we honestly need a 4th Toy Story? Probably not. But somehow they have made this captivating and I’m once again invested in our beloved toys. How can you not be, once we hear those voices of Hanks and Allen, you almost can’t help but get a tad emotional.

This feels like Toy Story 2 and 3 all wrapped into one. We are going on a road trip, and finding out what it truly means to be a toy. Meeting up with some old friends, while making new ones. I’m sure the last ride with these friends will be bittersweet.

It’s pretty darn cute this Forky aspect of the film. It’s something that feels new and fresh and so far from what we have seen from previous iterations. Which makes this more interesting, because it’s a nice new spin on a franchise that could very well feel old and worn out.