Entries Tagged as 'movie trailers'

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Honest Trailers Take on ‘Captain America: Civil War’

If you were a fan put your feelings about ‘Captain America: Civil War’ to one side, because Screen Junkies completely roast the movie in their latest Honest Trailers outing. That’s not to say the movie wasn’t highly enjoyable but no matter how good a movie might be, the Honest Trailers guys can always find fault—and [...]

Friday, September 9th, 2016

An Honest and Very Hilarious Trailer For Gladiator

When Ridley Scott’s Gladiator arrived in cinema’s in 2002, everyone was blown away by it—it essentially reignited the epic historical drama type of movie, but made it a bit more action-based. Now, with the benefit of hindsight and also the benefit of Screen Junkies, we can see it for what it really was: the most [...]

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

The Aliens Are Finally Here in the New Trailer for ‘Arrival’

If aliens did show up on earth communication could be extremely problematic, and that idea is what’s explored in the movie Arrival from Sicario director Denis Villeneuve (who’s also up to direct Blade Runner 2) which stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Forest Whitaker. In this new trailer we get to see Adams attempt to [...]

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Late Night with Seth Meyers Presents Boston Accent: The Movie

The Boston accent has been used so much by Hollywood in such cliched circumstances that it’s hard to take it serious any more. So it rightfully deserves this funny parody by Late Night host Seth Myers who has some fun with those overused Boston accents and characters.

Monday, August 15th, 2016

Why Do All Trailers Feel Like They’re The Same? Here’s an Explanation

If you’ve found that trailers these days all seem to be a bit samey, running through the same homogeneous formula then you might want to watch this video by YouTube channel Now You See. Not only do they look over why modern trailers feel like this, they also detail what makes a great trailer standout.

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Honest Trailer For Jaws Points Out the Real Monster in Spielberg’s Classic

Honest Trailers take on the blockbuster that started them all, Steven Spielberg’s classic movie about a great white shark terrorising a small town, Jaws. But they argue that the shark isn’t the real monster in the movie, instead that falls to the sinister Mayor Larry Vaughn—and they have a point.

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Fanmade Trailer Imagines a ‘Marvel: Ultimate Alliance’ Movie

YouTube user Alex Luthor mashes together various clips from the films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and beyond, including the X-Men movies, to imagine what a movie version of the Marvel: Ultimate Alliance video game would look like. And so seamless is Luthor’s editing skills that you’d be forgiven for thinking this was actually real.

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse

We’ve seen all kinds of zombie movies, but this may be the first on that features scouts and strippers. It involves three scout buddies who are lifelong friends suddenly finding themselves in the middle of the zombie apocalpyse after visiting a strip club.

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

‘Tinder: The Superhero Movie’ Sees Various Dating Apps Battling to Save the World

Superheroes movies, as a genre, are the Westerns of our time, they’re ubiquitous and Hollywood won’t stop churning them out. But imagine if the dating app Tinder had a superhero movie made about it, what would it be like? Well, this humorous video from Rooster Teeth does the imagining, as the app battles armies of [...]

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Fan-made Trailer Imagines an Avengers Vs. X-Men Movie

Due to being owned by different studios, Disney and Fox, the likelihood of an Avengers Vs. X-Men crossover movie ever happening is pretty slim. Still, that doesn’t mean a fan, YouTuber Alex Luthor, can’t mashup scenes from the two film franchises to create a fan-made version of what such a movie’s trailer might look like.

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Drive 2: The Uber Years Hilariously Spoofs the 2011 Movie

Comedian Joey Thompson who fittingly looks a lot like Ryan Gosling stars in this parody trailer for a spoof sequel to the 2011 movie Drive. It sees Gosling’s character no longer working as a getaway man instead he’s gone legal and is driving a car for Uber and striving to get a high rating.

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Why Every Movie Trailer Is The Same

Everything is becoming homogenised, at least that’s what it sometimes seems like. At least when it comes to movie trailers. Hollywood blockbuster movie trailers anyway. Cracked.com explain how so in this video which looks at 11 tricks Hollywood trailers use to make the trailers seem so epic and to engage our attention.