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The Teaser Trailer for Disney’s INTO THE WOODS

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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Just like that we have the first teaser trailer for director Rob Marshall’s (Chicago) adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim musical Into The Woods.We shared the first images last night from the film which puts a modern twist on the Brothers Grimm fairy tales. The trailer isn’t much in terms of story but it’s a good casting call for who is in the movie.

The cast includes:

  • Meryl Streep is the Witch who wishes to reverse a curse so that her beauty may be restored.
  • Emily Blunt is the Baker’s Wife, a childless woman who longs to be a mother.
  • James Corden is the Baker, a hard-working man who desperately wants to start a family.
  • Anna Kendrick isCinderella, who finds herself on a journey of self-discovery.
  • Chris Pine portrays Prince Charming, who is on an endless quest to find his bride.
  • Johnny Depp steps in as the Wolf, who sets his sights on Little Red Riding Hood.
  • Lilla Crawford is Little Red Riding Hood, who journeys into the woods, finding unexpected adventures along the way.
  • Daniel Huttlestone is Jack, an adventurous boy who trades his treasured cow for five magic beans.
  • Tracey Ullman is Jack’s Mother, a poor and exasperated mom who is overwhelmed, yet fiercely protective of her son.
  • Christine Baranski plays the mother Stepmother who wishes for riches and grandeur; she’ll do anything to marry off one of her daughters to a prince.
  • MacKenzie Mauzy plays Rapunzel, a sheltered young woman who experiences the world beyond her tower for the first time.
  • Billy Magnussen is the Prince who courts Rapunzel.

Into the Woods opens in theaters on December 25th 2014 – check out the trailer below:

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INTO THE WOODS Images; Anna Kendrick is Cinderella, Chris Pine is Prince Charming, and Johnny Depp is the Big Bad Wolf

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

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Director Rob Marshall’s (Chicago) adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim musical Into The Woods has appeared online. The Disney movie looks to put a modern twist on the Brothers Grimm fairy tales with intertwining plots from a few stories you may have read. It’s going to be a huge holiday movie I think; Marshall even had everyone sing live on set, and people love that. Sadly, we only get to see Johnny Depp’s hair arm.

Here’s the official synopsis:

Into the Woods” is a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests. This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel—all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife (James Corden and Emily Blunt) their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch who has put a curse on them.

There should be a trailer soon so stay tuned! The film also stars Anna Kendrick as Cinderella , Meryl Streep as The Witch, Chris Pine as Prince Charming, Lucy Punch, Christine Baranski, Tracy Ullman, Lilla Crawford as Red Riding Hood, Daniel Huttlestone, Tammy Blanchard, Billy Magnussen, and Mackenzie Mauzy.

Into the Woods opens in theaters on December 25th 2014 – check out the images below:

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Another Trailer for Robert Redford’s THE COMPANY YOU KEEP Starring Shia LaBeouf

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

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Here is a new trailer for Robert Redford’s (where you been man!?) thriller The Company You Keep Redford stars as a civil rights lawyer who must go on the run when he’s outed by a young reporter (Shia LaBeouf) as being a former 1970s Weather Underground militant.  The cast is top notch here: Susan Sarandon and Chris Cooper, Stanley Tucci, and Nick Nolte co-star.

 

Watch the trailer below, The Company You Keep opens on April 5th.

Jim Grant (Robert Redford), a civil rights lawyer and single father, must go on the run when a brash young reporter (Shia LaBeouf) exposes his true identity as a former 1970s radical fugitive wanted for murder. Sparking a nationwide manhunt, Grant sets off on a cross-country journey to clear his name.

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Trailer for Robert Redford’s THE COMPANY YOU KEEP Starring Shia LaBeouf and Susan Sarandon

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

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The trailer for Robert Redford’s thriller The Company You Keep does a good job at getting my curiosity heightened for what looks like an entertaining cat and mouse game.  Redford directs the film and stars alongside Shia LaBeouf, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci, Anna Kendrick, Chris Cooper, Julie Christie, Sam Elliott, Brendan Gleeson, Terrence Howard, Richard Jenkins, Brit Marling, and the great Nick Nolte.

The Company You Keep will premiere at the Venice Film Festival and play at the Toronto Film Festival, watch the trailer after the synopsis below.

Jim Grant (Redford), a civil rights lawyer and single father must go on the run when a brash young reporter (LaBeouf), exposes his true identity as a former 1970s radical fugitive wanted for murder. Sparking a nationwide manhunt, Grant sets off on a cross-country journey to clear his name.

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Here’s the Trailer for PITCH PERFECT, Just In case We Didn’t Have Enough Musicals

Monday, June 18th, 2012

pitch-perfectHow many fat jokes can you fit into one trailer?  Wait, is that a pun?  Here’s the trailer for the musical “comedy” Pitch Perfect starring Anna Kendrick who goes to an all-girls college and reluctantly joins a cappella group.  From there as I said we get a lot of fat jokes and sing offs.

Do these people ever get time to study?  That would be awesome if the movie just freeze frames on them celebrating a win at regionals when a caption comes on the screen saying: “the group celebrated that night, but were in dismay the next morning when they realized they didn’t study for exams.  They all failed”.  Pay me.

Pitch Perfect opens on October 5th.

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Trailer for END OF WATCH Starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

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Here is the first trailer for End of Watch, which I was a little skeptical of as it uses the found-footage gimmick.  Saying that, it does seem to work pretty well here; who among us didn’t like watching COPS on TV back in the day?  Writer-director David Ayer (Dark Blue, Training Day) knows a thing or two about cop stories, so we are in good company there.

The film stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña, End of Watch opens September 28th.

A powerful story of family, friendship, love, honor and courage, End Of Watch stars Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña as young Los Angeles police officers Taylor and Zavala as they patrol the city’s meanest streets of south central Los Angeles.

Giving the story a gripping, first-person immediacy, the action unfolds entirely through footage from the handheld HD cameras of the police officers, gang members, surveillance cameras, and citizens caught in the line of fire to create a riveting portrait of the city’s darkest, most violent corners, the cops who risk their lives there every day, and the price they and their families are forced to pay.

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New Trailer For Great Looking PARANORMAN

Monday, March 5th, 2012
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Here is the new US trailer for ParaNorman, the great looking stop-motion animated film from Chris Butler (Coraline) and Sam Fell (The Tale of Despereaux).  We showed you two other trailer worth watching last year.

In “ParaNorman,” a small town comes under siege by zombies. Who can it call? Only misunderstood local boy Norman, who is able to speak with the dead. In addition to the zombies, he’ll have to take on ghosts, witches and, worst, of all, moronic grown-ups, to save his town from a centuries-old curse. But this young ghoul whisperer may find his paranormal activities pushed to their otherworldly limits.

ParaNorman opens in the US on August 17, 2012 and in the UK on September 14, 2012.

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WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING Stars Everyone Who Missed Out On ‘New Year’s Eve’

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting has enough stars to fill a Garry Marshall movie.  Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Brooklyn Decker, Chace Crawford, Dennis Quaid, Rodrigo Santoro, Joe Manganiello, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Matthew Morrison, Chris Rock, Thomas Lennon, Ben Falcone, Megan Mullally, Rob Huebel, and Rebel Wilson.

Based on a pregnancy manual the comedy follows a few storylines centered around childbirth and raising kids

Directed by Kirk Jones (Waking Ned Devine) and written by Shauna Cross (Whip It), What to Expect When You’re Expecting opens May 11, 2012.

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Things Are Creepy Yet Cool In These PARANORMAN Trailers

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

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Below are two trailers for ParaNorman, a stop-motion animated film that centers on a young boy named Norman who is able to see ghosts, and it’s actually no big deal for him. It becomes a big deal however, when his small town comes under attack from zombies and ghost and he must save the day by stopping a centuries-old curse.  This movie looks awesome, the second trailer below is the US version and it’s one of the best trailers I’ve seen in a long time.  No narration, no set up, just good music and great looking animation.

ParaNorman opens in the US on August 17, 2012 and in the UK on September 14, 2012.  Watch the goods below:

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