Final ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald’ Trailer

They certainly did not save the best for last.

Typically with big franchise and blockbusters, they slowly but surely pump out new and exciting trailers every few months in anticipation of the actual release date. The newest Fantastic Beasts is a prime example of that method. The first two trailers have hit and today they released the final one, marking that this is soon to be released in theatres. I gotta say, I was impressed by it at all.

Not that I haven’t been impressed with what has come before it, because I thought the previous trailer was really well done and it got me excited for the film. I even blogged about it. The only problem was the Johnny Depp situation and I gotta say, he wasn’t the issue with this one. The problem I had here was this trailer just felt all over the place and I still don’t even know what the hell this movie is about. Yes Newt has to hunt down Grindelwald, but that can’t it, can it? Even the title of the movie is a mouth full, typing it out is even a chore. Of course I’m going to see it, but I now have some reservations on the outcome of this flick. People tend to judge movies a lot by the trailers they see before hand, that’s how we are as a society. I’m no different.

I’ve been rereading all the Harry Potters and just finished all the movies for god knows how many time. So I am excited to be thrusted back into this world of magic and muggles. I just wish they did a better job with this final trailer.

Check it out below.

‘Captain Marvel’ Trailer Hits

Another origin story……..

It only took 10 years, but we are finally getting a female led MCU movie! Brie Larson stars in the upcoming Captain Marvel, I feel like she’s the equivalent of DC’s Green Lantern. She’s a space cop, who lands on earth in the 80s! That’s right, we are hearing back in time to everyone’s least favourite decade. But we have Stranger Things to thank for all this 80’s nostalgia.

Look the trailer seems fine, in fact, it was just that, fine. I’m not over the moon about this movie or this character to be honest. The biggest problem I have with her is the fact that she’s suppose to be the most powerful hero in all the MCU and now she’s coming around? After Thanos wipes out half the universe? Where has this girl been? That’s what I don’t like. It’s been 10 years into the MCU and they are now introducing us to this all powerful space cop. It’s kind of a litre ridiculous and I just don’t believe it. They better have a damn good excuse why she hasn’t been around to Earth when it was trying to be destroyed 100 times over.

The cast is chalked full of great people, they are even de-aging Samuel L Jackson for this, and he has both his eyes! Jude Law looks to be a potential villain and the return of Josh Pence as Ronan The Accuser. But all of this and I still thought the trailer was simply okay. It’s a teaser I know, or maybe I’m just tired of origin stories. We know what happens 30 years later in the MCU. Why do I care about this? Remind me why I should care about an origin story of Captain Marvel that takes place in the 80s, when half the universe just got wiped out.

Anyways. Here’s the trailer.

Final ‘Venom’ Trailer

He’s got no food. He’s got no job. He’s biting peoples head off!

We have come a long way from Topher Grace and whatever he was playing in Spider-Man 3. My god, it’s like night and day. That doesn’t mean I am officially sold on Venom yet, but at least they are trying to bring us Venom from the comics. You can tell the effort is there. And sometimes with a movie like this, effort will go a long way.


Yeah I’m sure this will end up with a 29% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, but Tom Hardy really is bringing Eddie Brock and Venom to life. This has potential to be the next Fantastic 4, but it could also surprise a lot of people. You can tell the CGI isn’t done yet, but that’s to be expected, the movie isn’t due out for another 4 months. And some of that dialogue – can you say cheese fest? But even with the CGI not being fully completed, some of the visuals are stunning. We have symbiote on symbiote crime here. We get our first look at Riz Ahmed as Riot, the films other symbiote. Who looks like he will be going toe-to-toe with Venom. He’s a fantastic actor and I really hope they don’t water him down and make him a cartoon character come to life.

No signs of Woody Harrelson yet, who is rumoured to be playing Carnage. Maybe they are saving that ace up their sleeve for the movie. Because obviously they want to make this a franchise and be part of something bigger. The movie will not only have to be good, met with some praise, but be financially successful as well. All these things can happen, but I dunno, this has disaster written all over it. That doesn’t mean I’m not excited to watch Venom bite peoples heads off. I still think in order to win over the audience they needed to shoehorn Spider-Man in here somehow. Maybe they will do just that. Because Venom looks menacing as hell, and I would love to see him go up against Tom Holland

Only time well tell he outcome for this potential franchise. But I’m really on the fence. I love Venom, but these trailers just aren’t doing it for me fully.

‘Mid 90s’ Trailer

So somehow Jonah Hill has created a time machine. I guess we can add writer and director to his resume

I’m serious though. This entire trailer doesn’t just look like the 90s, it might have been made in the 90s. The colour grading is so subtle but yet so sublime that it honestly feels like you are flipping through a 90s photo album.

Just when you thought all the trailers dropped this weekend at SDCC, Jonah Hill comes along and drops this Oscar bomb. His directorial debut and add the written honours to it as well. This will certainly be a nostalgia trip down memory lane for so many people and it appears to be an homage to skateboarding.

A coming of age drama, just shouts Oscar material and with Hill behind the camera, next March this certainly will be getting all sorts of recognition. Lucas Hedges is apparently in everything these days, but the remaining cast just looks like the perfect assemble for this movie. Really impressed by this trailer and have insanely high hopes for this one. Getting a real Kids vibe from it, and that movie was bat-shit crazy.

‘Godzilla: King of The Monsters’ Trailer

This is the best movie trailer in a very long time

Saved the best for last


So the world is ending and our only hope is Godzilla. 2014’s Godzilla reboot turned a lot of heads, and rightfully so. Everyone loves Godzilla, he’s awesome, he’s big, he’s mean and he’s ready to mess shit up.

Awake from his slumber, it looks like he might even have a tag team buddy in this next instalment. The breathtakingly beautiful Mothra will be fighting side by side with Godzilla. He’s going to need all the help he can get, because Rodan and King Ghidorah are coming and they are going to bring the pain. There’s a deep roster of CGI monsters and not only that a great cast to boot.

The dark, apocalyptic nuance that this trailer brings is stunning to look at. The visuals in this trailer are some of the best I’ve ever seen. The monster aesthetic is a treat to look at. I’m not even sure how the world is going to survive this one.

But a cast of Millie Bobbie Brown, O’Shea Jackson, Kyle Chandler, Vera Fermiga and Charles Dance are looking to come together to stop the world from ending. We have a family dynamic storyline happening, and Ken Wantabe and Sally Hawkins are back. Hopefully with more to do than simply say “let them fight.”

A packed cast full of monsters and actors. Incredible visuals and the king of all monsters, I don’t think this one is going to disappoint.

Oh yeah, King Kong might even show up. So we have that to look forward to.

Brand New ‘The Predator ‘ Trailer Hits

Just throwing this out there. That jacked Predator you see. Well it’s been cross bred with Arnold’s DNA.

Well this is interesting. I can’t figure out if this is going to be the worst thing of 2018 or not. For the life of me I cannot get a good read on these trailers that Shane Black, the director has been dishing out. The trailers are very cut and dry and extremely quick edited.

I recently watched the newest Jurassic World (review soon) and I feel like this is just so similar. Why do we need another bigger, badder Predator? It doesn’t make any sense. Why are you trying to reinvent the wheel, that isn’t what made the franchise successful in the first place. I know you can’t keep doing the same thing over and over again, but drifting so far from what made you successful doesn’t make sense to me. I like the cast, and some of the cheesy dialogue, well that kind of is the whole idea of the Predator franchise. So I’m okay with some of the one-liners throughout the trailer. The cast is stacked, and it appears that they all had a ton of fun making this thing, I just want it to translate well onto the big screen.

So instead of getting Arnold back in the flesh, I sense part of him is in that Predator, and if that happens, well I should just write movies myself.

Check ya later.

Live Action ‘Dumbo’ Trailer

You would think, an elephant with giant ears would terrify kids.

So the ultimate creep that is Tim Burton is brining Dumbo to life. As per usual he didn’t disappoint on the creepiness factor. In fact, I can’t believe they are doing this story in live action because it’s so insane. Clearly it will probably differ vastly from the animated version we are all used to, but still.

Where are my talking crows at? You’re not going to show them off in the teaser trailer? I think they dropped the ball on that end. And how about his little mouse friend? These are things I want to see and make sure are going to be present in this adaptation.

The cast looks great, the visuals are simply stunning, Disney is going to pump out smash hit after smash hit with these live action adaptations. It’s still so far away yet it looks this visually stunning, just means this promises to be quite the spectacle.

Check out the trailer below and see for yourself.

‘A Star Is Born’ Trailer

Do not take your significant other to this movie, unless you want a baby.

Like seriously Bradley Cooper? You’re just adding incredible vocal skills to your resume. He sounds like the combination of Jesus and Fergie. Who knew this guy had chops like this? Mix in the fact that he’s going to be directing this, and my god. What a crazy week for movie trailers.

I heard about this, knew very little about the project, I was even skeptical about if in fact he was using his own vocals. Toss in Lady Gaga, who was born to play a role like this and I think we have a pretty big success coming out in October. The next Walk The Line if you ask me. Everything about this looks like Oscar bait, performances, directing and especially song. Dave Chapelle looks to be in rare form here, could snag himself a best supporting role. If this plays out as well as the trailer, Cooper and Gaga could see themselves with nominations as well. Looks emotional as hell, with great acting and I’m sure Cooper will deliver on the directing front.

Probably my favourite trailer of the week.

‘Mortal Engines’ Trailer

We got the biggest bomb of the year folks! This is one steaming pile of hot garbage.

I really do hate being that guy who rips things to shreds. A lot of hard work goes into making any movie. Hundreds of people put a ton of time and energy into each project, but sometimes you just need to tell it like it is. Mortal Engines STINKS, I haven’t seen the movie, but my god that trailer told me everything I need to know.

Two words come across the screen, Peter Jackson and that immediately gets you going. This man is responsible for the Lord of The Rings, turns out he’s not directing, not a good start. They want to suck you in with thinking he’s heavily involved, he’s not. He might have been responsible for getting Hugo Weaving to star. This seems big and bold, something he is known for, but it doesn’t really have any of the Peter Jackson DNA on it, at least in my mind. The concept seems pretty cool, but unfortunately the execution looks just terrible, sad really.

I feel like I have seen this movie a hundred times over the last decade. Some rebellious kid wants to take down some evil organization all on her own. Only for them to be recognized as the symbol of hope. I just can’t do it anymore. This has all the makings to be a massive flop, let me reiterate, this will be a massive flop.

See for yourself.

‘Bumblebee’ Trailer

The Transformers franchise is like that ex that you keep going back to, thinking this time it will be different. This time it actually looks to be different.

The joys of being transported back in time. I remember sitting down to watch the first ever Transformers movie and being blown away at that time. The franchise as gone onto making terrible sequel after sequel. You know, more explosions, terrible plot, awful dialogue and absolutely zero heart. Where did the movie that I watched so many years ago go to?Well it appears that director Travis Knight is bringing us back to the beginning because Bumblebee looks like a ton of fun. The Transformers franchise appears to have had a heart replacement, because this trailer makes me feel something inside. Everyone loves Bumblebee, he’s the reason why I keep giving this franchise my money, so it only makes sense to make him his own solo movie. Set in everyone’s favourite decade, the 80s we are getting B’s origin story and I’m all in. We even get our first look at Starscream, the villain of the movie. Not sure if John Cena was in the trailer, because I have a hard time seeing him. Movie looks great, can’t wait and really hoping for an Optimus Prime cameo. Autobots roll out. Check ya later.https://youtu.be/fAIX12F6958