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Honest Trailer: 'Divergent' is just 'The Hunger Games' minus games


Divergent and fellow young-adult series The Hunger Games have a few things in common—enough things to confuse Screen Junkies, creators of the always-amusing Honest Trailers, into thinking that Divergent actually is The Hunger Games.


'X-Men' trilogy Honest Trailer: Don't stare too long or it will explode -- VIDEO


In a world full of Avengers and Spider-Man, it seems mutants just don’t get any respect.

With another X-Men prequel/sequel/spin-off opening this weekend (it’s getting really hard to keep track at this point), Screen Junkies presents an honest take on the original “triquel” that started it all. With two awesome movies directed by Bryan Singer and one awful one directed by Brett Ratner, the trilogy proved that comic book movies can be good and bad at the same time, like many of the misunderstood mutants in the film, including Mystique who, yes, is absolutely naked. Though not every mutant from the comic books was featured in the films, one thing does seem pretty clear: They are all very dangerous and very attractive.

Watch below, but make sure not to stare too long or something might explode: READ FULL STORY

'Godzilla' (1998) Honest Trailer: The biggest film disaster of all big disaster films -- VIDEO

Why, God(zilla), why?

Remember a time when things could be found on “the Internet” or taking a picture with a Kodak camera was the norm, or a worm scientist played by Ferris Bueller could save the world from a French Polynesian Jay Leno-chinned monster? Let’s go back to 1998 and the awkward, outdated Godzilla remake by disaster film director Roland Emmerich (Independence Day, 2012), who ended up just making a disastrous film. With another hilarious honest trailer, Screen Junkies note that in a desperate attempt to capture the nostalgic love of Jurassic Park in the ’90s, they kind of ended up just copying it. Oh well, let’s see what Bryan Cranston and a new monster have in store when a new take opens in theaters this weekend. Good luck Heisenberg! READ FULL STORY

'Spider-Man' trilogy Honest Trailer: 'The Godfather' of superhero movies, in that the last one sucks -- VIDEO

Before you go see that hipster reboot this weekend in theaters, why not be reminded of the original film series that brought Peter Parker’s amazing skills, responsibility, power and blah blah blah to life?

Let’s be honest, Sam Raimi’s ‘Spider-Man’ trilogy starring Tobey Maguire was good in the beginning when it was about Peter’s struggles with his power, his breakup with Mary Jane, and battling a villain who ultimately kills himself. Oh wait — that’s the plot of all three films. With his signature wall-crawling and occasional spider-sense, Maguire’s Spider-Man sure had some moves, but definitely not in the dance department. You’ve been warned.

Check out all the spidey action and tears…lots of tears below, as always by Screen Junkies: READ FULL STORY

'The Wolf of Wall Street' Honest Trailer: Leonardo NoOscaro yells to excess, the return of fat f%@king Jonah Hill -- VIDEO

With a rate of about 3.16 f-bombs dropped per minute, The Wolf of Wall Street is not a film you want to watch with your grandma.

But thanks to our friends at Screen Junkies, we can relive the f%@king craziness of the Martin Scorsese/Leonardo DiCaprio collaboration from last year. DiCaprio yelled his way to another Oscar nomination for his performance but was beat by his own co-star, Dallas Oscar Stealers Club, a.k.a Matthew McConaughey. However, the film may be more remembered for its theme of excess — from the use of drugs and running time to the number of people in suits listening to DiCaprio talk/going nuts — and the moment when Jonah Hill stopped trying to be the fat funny guy in comedies and started being the fat funny guy in Scorsese films. Just watch the f%@king trailer below: READ FULL STORY

'Game of Thrones' Honest Trailer: A history test with dragons and boobs -- VIDEO


Winter is coming, and with it, a little dose of honesty.

Screen Junkies has released the Honest Trailer for Game of Thrones in anticipation of the season 4 premiere Sunday on HBO, and it’s pretty hilarious and spot-on — whether or not you’re familiar with Westeros, the Land of Nouns. READ FULL STORY

'Frozen' Honest trailer: Starring the wickedly talented Adele Dazeem! -- VIDEO


The funny fools at Screen Junkies have done it again with their new, honest look at the mega hit Frozen.

Three years after the last Disney musical (Tangled) and 18 years after the last good Disney musical (Pocahontas), comes Frozen. It is set in a magical-ish land that’s cursed with eternal winter (even though its main export is ice) by the powerful queen Elsa, played, of course, by the wickedly talented Adele Dazeem, whose powers include snow blasting, dress making, and oh yeah, remember when she made a snowman come alive?

And though everyone loves the Oscar-winning power balled “Let it Go”, everyone would probably like to “Get it Out” of their heads just as much. Watch below: READ FULL STORY

'300' gets an Honest Trailer: The film that made guys everywhere feel out of shape -- VIDEO


The funny folks at Screen Junkies have made another Honest Trailer, spoofing some of Hollywood’s biggest movies and stars.

Just in time for the unnecessary sequel on a boat, their 50th trailer takes on 300, the 2006 film that comes from the guy who made Batman comics cool again (Frank Miller) and the guy who might bring them back down again (Zack Snyder). The homoerotic themes are quite obvious in a film with a 600:4 male-to-female nipple ratio, but did you ever wonder where the Scottish part of Greece is that Gerald Butler’s character came from?

Watch below: READ FULL STORY

'Gravity' gets an Honest Trailer: How was Sandra Bullock allowed in space? -- VIDEO


Gravity is an incredible piece of filmmaking that was nominated for 10 Academy Awards this year, including Best Picture. But that doesn’t mean it can escape the Screen Junkies and their new “honest” trailer for the film, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as a “George Clooney-ish astronaut.” From hairy dialogue to the simple fact that Bullock’s character should never have been allowed in space at all, check out the hilarious send-up of the film, otherwise known as 90 Minutes of Bumping into Stuff: READ FULL STORY

'Thor' gets an Honest Trailer: Revisit 'the idiot demigod prince' -- VIDEO

As Thor: The Dark World draws near, it’s time to start preparing for everything the long-haired god of thunder has to offer. And thanks to Screen Junkies, we don’t have to rewatch the first film to refresh our memories. Instead, they’ve prepared an Honest Trailer all about the “film that only exists so non-nerds will recognize the blond guy in The Avengers.”

The trailer sums up the not-terrible-but-not-great film about a beautiful man who hails from a place “where everyone gets a pointy hat, the gods live inside a CGI pipe organ, and the only way in or out is through the Rainbow Road level from Mario Kart.” But the film isn’t just about the “least relatable Marvel hero since Dr. Strange.” It’s also about his brother, countless daddy issues, and a handful of “rejects from Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, and Xena: Warrior Princess.” And let’s not forget Jane, the “brilliant astrophysicist with supermodel good looks” who falls for Thor‘s abs.

Watch the hilarious Honest Trailer for Thor’s Obligatory Movie below:

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