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Trailers often reveal too much about a movie. But what happens when they don't?

“Well, now I feel like I’ve seen the whole movie,” is an increasingly common complaint about movie trailers. Studios’ marketing strategy is frequently to lure viewers into the theater with a peek at a movie’s biggest fight sequence or most compelling twist, a promise of what people will see if they buy a ticket. But there are some trailers in recent years that have mastered the art of creating a sense of mystery and avoiding spoiling key surprise moments.

Speaking of spoilers, WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD for Oblivion, Looper, and Moon. READ FULL STORY

When the Bard met Joss Whedon: Watch the first trailer for 'Much Ado About Nothing'

Joss Whedon, a man who in his time has played many parts, has another piece of entertainment about to be unleashed on the stage world, but this time it’s not a special effects-laden superhero movie or an uber-meta horror flick. His latest project is a film adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, shot on a shoestring budget in Whedon’s own Santa Monica, Calif. home during what was supposed to be his post-Avengers “vacation.” The first trailer for Much Ado hit the web today.

The black-and-white film gets a jazzy treatment (with St. Germain’s “Rose Rouge”) in the trailer that crescendos into a rather intense, soapy feel considering this is a comedy — words like “Obsession,” “Power” and “Deception” flash across the screen toward the preview’s end. Many faces familiar to fans of the Whedonverse make an appearance, including Nathan Fillion (Firefly), Fran Kranz (Dollhouse, Cabin in the Woods) and Clark Gregg (Avengers). The quick-witted couple at the play’s center, Beatrice and Benedick, are played Amy Acker (Angel, Cabin in the Woods) and Alexis Denisof (Buffy the Vampire SlayerAngelDollhouse).

Check out the trailer below: READ FULL STORY

'The Hangover Part III' trailer: 'Someone needs to burn this place to the ground'

The Hangover Part III finally has a trailer. Judging from the footage, it’s about three friends — one handsome (Bradley Cooper), one short (Ed Helms), and one fat (Zach Galifianakis) — who all go to a funeral and then to Las Vegas, where they walk through a dark hallway before watching John Goodman shoot someone. Later, a giraffe gets decapitated. Before that, Galifianakis appears to make Melissa McCarthy cry with a lollipop.

What is The Hangover Part III really about? Plot details have been sealed tight, but we do know that the three amigos gather around Galifianakis’ Alan after the death of his father. Plus one of them will probably touch a penis.


'The Big Lebowski': Celebrate 15 years of The Dude with 15 clips, parodies, and what-have-you

The Big Lebowski is 15 years old this week, which means there a lot of fans who can’t remember a time before the Coen brothers’ stoner-noir classic existed (and not just because they’ve smoked too much weed).

To mark the anniversary, we’ve rounded up 15 entertaining clips, Lebowski parodies, and assorted what-have-you’s.

But let me explain something to you: they collectively contain a lot of ins, a lot of outs, and a lot of swearing. Enjoy! READ FULL STORY

Jimmy Kimmel debuts trailer for 'Zero Dark Flirty' -- VIDEO

If the widely talked about torture scenes kept you from seeing Zero Dark Thirty, Jimmy Kimmel has just the movie for you. Well, sort of.

Last night, Kimmel revealed his suggestion for Zero Dark Thirty‘s post-Oscars marketing strategy in order to get the faint-of-heart into theaters to see the political thriller. In the trailer for Zero Dark Flirty, the movie is advertised as a love story between Jessica Chastain’s character and the one man she can’t seem to find — her one true love, Osama bin Laden.

Set to “You Can’t Hurry Love,” the trailer explains that “sometimes it’s good to be a little bit Abbottabad.” Watch it below: READ FULL STORY

'Doctor Who' meets 'The Dude' in amazing fake trailer for 'The Big Whobowski' -- VIDEO

I love Doctor Who like the British time travel show’s fourth Time Lord loves handing out jelly babies and I love The Big Lebowski like the Dude loves drinking “Caucasians.” And if that previous sentence didn’t read like incomprehensible gibberish then I wager you will love this fake trailer for The Big Whobowski, a mash-up of Doctor Who and the Big Lebowski in which “El Duderino” makes way for “the 4th Doctor,” the Brigadier stands in for Walter Sobchak, and the roles of the “nihilists” are portrayed, appropriately, by Cybermen.


Lindsay Lohan in totally NSFW 'InAPPropriate Comedy' trailer... but she's not the saddest thing in it

This is a NSFW trailer for a NSFW sketch-comedy movie featuring NSFW language, NSFW sexual innuendo, and NSFW racially-insensitive remarks. But the aptly-titled InAPPropriate Comedy stars Oscar-winner Adrien Brody and features de rigeur cameo from Lindsay Lohan, who clearly was trolling for ways to make her Scary Movie 5 pop-in look sublime in comparison.

It’s directed by Vince Offer, the infomercial guy who brought you the Slap Chop, and that seems about right. You’re going to watch the trailer below no matter how much I tell you it will make your soul ache, so just get it over with. READ FULL STORY

5 things we learned from Guillermo del Toro's 'Pacific Rim' trailer commentary -- VIDEO

Prometheus may have momentarily squashed Guillermo del Toro’s H.P. Lovecraft ambitions, but the director’s not ready to give up on Cthulhu just yet.

The man behind Pan’s Labyrinth and Hellboy (and the woefully underrated Blade II) is about to release what could be one of the most Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots vs. Aliens flick ever made. Pacific Rim, which hits theaters in July 2013, is a movie about big-a– monsters, called Kaijus, that emerge from the ocean and wreak havoc on San Fran. It’s a lot like Cloverfield, only this time the protagonists aren’t lovesick yuppies but soldiers who fight back by piloting equally big-a– robots called Jaegers (I totally just high-fived the 10-year-old version of myself). READ FULL STORY

Tom Cruise goes back to the future in the trailer for 'Oblivion' -- VIDEO

Just a few days after the first poster hit the web, Universal has released the first trailer for Tom Cruise’s upcoming dystopian sci-fi adventure Oblivion. Cruise plays Jack Harper, a repairman left behind on Earth to help keep drones in operation 60 years after the planet has been ravaged by an alien attack. On one of his last repair jobs, Harper stumbles onto a mystery that forces him to question everything he thought he knew, involving a beautiful woman in a downed spacecraft and a ragged-looking, Road Warrior-esque band of survivors led by Morgan Freeman. The movie, which is directed by Joseph Kosinski (Tron: Legacy), opens Apr. 19. Watch the clip below. READ FULL STORY

'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2': A hater's guide


Even a diehard, bile-filled Twilight-hater like myself must acknowledge fine filmmaking when he sees it. So I am obliged to report that in the course of catching The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2, I witnessed footage which exuded wit, warmth, and wonder while also serving as a reminder that, just because a franchise is several films old, doesn’t necessarily mean its best days are behind it. But, hey, that’s enough about the Hobbit trailer! What does someone who hates Twilight need to know about this final film in the series?


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