Archive for Weekly Trailer Roundup

A Good Marriage: A woman finds out her husband’s business trips aren’t what she thought and that he may be connected to a string of murders.

There’s murder lurking behind these other happy marriages: Presumed Innocent, So I Married An Axe Murderer

Miss Meadows: Katie Holmes plays a bright, upbeat woman who also keeps busy as a vigilante, righting wrongs and exacting vengeance.

Vigilante justice is served: Death Wish, Falling Down

White Bird in a Blizzard: A young woman deals with the mysterious disappearance of her mother and all the emotional issues that brings up.

The parents in these movies are missing too: August Rush, Winter’s Bone

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Rudderless: A father deals with the grief of losing his son by diving into the music they loved to make together.

Get your fill of father/son drama with these movies: Big Fish, The Tree of Life

Men, Women and Children: From director Jason Reitman comes this story about technology and how it allows us to hide who we really are.

Enjoy these other great movies from Reitman: Up in the Air, Young Adult

The Theory of Everything: The early years of Stephen Hawking come to the screen, taking him from his days in school through finding out he would never walk again and more.

Scientists both real and fictional can be found in these movies: Creation, Back to the Future

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Left Behind: Nicolas Cage stars in this new, more mainstream adaptation of the popular Christian novel about the Rapture.

Get these other faith-based movies as well: Fireproof, The Second Chance

Two-Night Stand: A young woman getting over a breakup decides to have a one-night stand but things, of course, get complicated.

One night stands get complicated in these movies: About Last Night…, Knocked Up

Mortdecai: Johnny Depp plays an upper-class nitwit and while there’s not much about the story in this first teaser, it looks plenty funny.

The stars of these movies are non-too-bright either: Zoolander, Happy Gilmore

Camp X-Ray: Kristen Stewart stars as a guard at Guantanamo Bay who gets to know one of the detainees and begins to question her mission there.

Check out more recent military dramas here: The Hurt Locker, Stop-Loss

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Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb: The story here is unimportant, what you need to know is that this is sure to bring the same laughs the first two installments did.

Watch the first two installments today: Night at the Museum, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

Into the Woods: The incredibly popular stage musical comes to the big screen with a star-studded cast and the songs intact, though none are on display in this first trailer.

Get your musical fix with these movies: Chicago, Rent

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water: SpongeBob and his friends crossover into the real world to…you know what? It doesn’t matter — it’s a SpongeBob Squarepants movie!

He lives in a pineapple under the sea and has been on the big screen before: The SpongeBob Squarepants Movie

Whiplash: A young man trying to be a great drummer enrolls in a school where he studies with an intense – and sometimes cruel – teacher.

These movies about teachers will inspire you as well: Dead Poets Society, Dangerous Minds

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies: The first trailer for the conclusion of the trilogy strikes a somber tone as it warns of war and destruction on the horizon.

But first catch up on the first two chapters: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Mad Max: Fury Road: This Comic-Con First Look doesn’t show much of the story of the movie but it certainly shows it will be dusty and violent.

Before you see the prequel, watch the originals: Mad Max, Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome

Fifty Shades of Grey: The best-selling book finally comes to the big screen with fetishes intact.

These other movies will push the boundaries as well: Secretary, 9 ½ Weeks

Hot Tub Time Machine 2: Three of the four friends from the first movie are back but they find that their actions in the past have lead to some unintended consequences.

Don’t miss the original: Hot Tub Time Machine

Tusk: Justin Long’s traveling amateur journalist is trapped by a mysterious old man who has some weird ideas about humans, animals and where they should intersect.

Kevin Smith stretches beyond Clerks in these movies: Red State, Cop Out

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay: Katniss and the others prepare for war against the government in this first actual teaser for the latest installment of The Hunger Games series.

Catch Katniss’ exploits to date: The Hunger Games, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

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Laggies: Keira Knightly plays a woman having issues with moving into adulthood who befriends – and moves in with – a high schooler played by Chloe Grace Moretz.

The characters in these movies just refuse to grow up: Failure to Launch, Jeff Who Lives At Home

The One I Love: Mark Duplass and Elizabeth Moss play a struggling couple who embark on some form of relationship therapy that looks like it might get a little weird.

Get some couples counseling with these movies: Couples Retreat, Date Night

Annabelle: A prequel to The Conjuring, this movie is about what the creepy doll from that movie was up to before those events.

Get some scares tonight by watching The Conjuring.

The Imitation Game: Benedict Cumberbatch plays Alan Turing, the man who leads the effort to break the Nazi codes during World War II.

Break the code with these great movies: Sneakers, The Da Vinci Code

Predestination: Ethan Hawke plays a time-traveling cop who recruits a new agent whose powers may prove key to solving a massive mystery.

Time jump to solve crimes in these movies: Timecop, Source Code

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Unbroken: The true story of a man who trained as an Olympic athlete, and proved he was tougher than anyone else when he became a prisoner of war in World War II.

These other WWII true stories will inspire you too: Band of Brothers, The Pianist

Wild: Reese Witherspoon strikes out on an epic walk of spiritual awakening after her personal life falls apart.

These movies will take you into the wild: Into the Wild, 127 Hours

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St. Vincent: Bill Murray takes a break from crashing bachelor parties to play a misanthrope who winds up forming a friendship with the son of a woman, played by Melissa McCarthy, who moves in next door.

Enjoy more of Murray’s late-career roles here: The Royal Tennenbaums, Hyde Park on the Hudson

Horrible Bosses 2: The whole gang is back and ready to get into more trouble as they try and pull off yet another crime they’re unsuited for.

This isn’t the first time these stars have gotten together: Horrible Bosses, Going The Distance

Jimi: All Is By My Side: Andre 3000 plays the rock guitar legend in this biopic of the star’s rise to fame.

Enjoy more biopics of some musical royalty: Notorious, Ray

Gone Girl: Ben Affleck is the most hated man in America in this second trailer, which shows much more of the story for this crime drama.

The men in these movies didn’t kill their wives either…we think: The Fugitive, Breakdown

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Fury: Brad Pitt is the leader of a tank squad in World War II who will do anything to protect the men under his command.

Also from director David Ayer: End of Watch, Training Day

Dracula Untold: Go back to the origins of the world’s most famous vampire as he earns his bloody reputation and embraces his destiny.

These movies will go bump in the night: Van Helsing, I, Frankenstein

Life After Beth: When a young woman comes back from the dead it’s a miracle, until she slowly gives in to her zombie tendencies. But is that an obstacle to for her boyfriend?

Enjoy these unusual zombie movies: Warm Bodies, Idle Hands

The Skeleton Twins: Kristin Wiig and Bill Hader are estranged twins who are both going through a rough patch but who come back to support each other.

Get more stories of dysfunctional siblings here: The Savages, Margot at the Wedding

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: We see a couple, played by Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy, fall in love but then fall apart.

Romance sometimes fails, as these movies show: Blue Valentine, Little Children

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The Judge: Robert Downey Jr. plays a lawyer who returns home when his mother dies and has to confront his estranged father, even as he defends him from a murder charge.

For more legal drama, watch these great movies: The Chamber, A Few Good Men

The Wedding Ringer: Josh Gad needs a best man for his wedding and turns to a freelancer, played by Kevin Hart, who serves as one professionally.

Weddings serve as the backdrop for these comedies too: Wedding Crashers, Bridesmaids

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