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'Friends With Benefits'/'No Strings Attached' mash-up trailer: Same premise... same movie?!

If you saw the trailer for the upcoming Justin Timberlake/Mila Kunis comedy Friends with Benefits and thought to yourself, “Hmm, haven’t I seen this before, except it starred Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman and it was called No Strings Attached?”, we wouldn’t blame you, friend-o! In fact, you needn’t look further than the meticulously edited FWB/NSA mash-up trailer of the two 2011 comedies to see that just about everything from the glossy love affairs that don’t end in bitterness to the wacky sidekicks to even wackier parents, is strikingly similar. To be fair, we can’t really say how much Friends With Benefits resembles No Strings Attached, since the former has yet to hit the big screen yet (we’ll have to wait until July 22). But as long as the line “I’m warning you, if you take one step closer, I’m never letting you go” doesn’t wind up in Friends With Benefits, I’ll automatically consider it the better of the two.

Watch the full trailer below and see if you can tell the difference between the flicks. Tell me PopWatchers, is this the best been-there-done-that trailer this year or does that title still belong to the Hangover 1 and 2 mash-up? I smell a new Golden Trailer category! READ FULL STORY

'The Social Network' dominates Golden Trailer awards

It didn’t go home with the Oscar for Best Picture, but The Social Network can take some consolation in besting The King’s Speech last night at the 12th annual Golden Trailer awards. The film’s stunning preview, featuring a choral rendition of Radiohead’s “Creep,” became the first coming attraction since The Matrix to win four Golden Trailers, including Best in Show.

The Social Network‘s competitors for the top prize were Blue Valentine, Inception, The King’s Speech, and The Tree of Life. Watch all five below and then vote to see if the Golden Trailer jury got it right: READ FULL STORY

Who will go home with a Golden Trailer?

Tomorrow night in Los Angeles, some of Hollywood’s most talented filmmakers will be feted at the 12th Annual Golden Trailer Awards. You might not recognize the names of the nominees — BLT:AV, The Ant Farm, Seismic Productions — but these are the professionals who make even the most banal drama or the most threadbare comedy look like the next Citizen Kane or Animal House months before the critics and the Internet can salvage it. Sometimes, they do too good a job (See: Sucker Punch or Terminator: Salvation). READ FULL STORY

New, non-bootleg 'Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' trailer: Still liking what you see?

Looks like that suspiciously high-quality “bootleg” teaser for The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo actually was unauthorized: The Red Band trailer, which featured brief snippets of violence and nudity, has been pulled from the internet. In its place, the studio has released an official trailer. The structure is essentially the same: a recording of “Immigrant Song” by Trent Reznor and Karen O plays over quick-cut snippets that basically take you through the whole movie, Femme Fatale-style. The only major difference I could spot was that the new trailer features Robin Wright more prominently — which is never a bad thing. A significant majority of people liked what they saw in the original bootleg teaser; check out the new video below: READ FULL STORY

'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo': Like what you see in the teaser??

The hotly-anticipated American adaptation of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo doesn’t hit theaters until December, but the first teaser for the film appeared on the internet over the weekend, in a shaky-cam bootleg video that looked positively wiki-leaked. (Or maybe not: Oh, clever studios and their viral campaigns!) The teaser quick-cuts throughout the movie, plummeting between austere snow-covered landscapes and people covered in blood. But the question is: After reading the book and watching the much-praised Swedish film, does this first peek at the new movie leave you wanting more Tattoo? Rewatch the teaser here, and thenĀ take our poll after the jump… READ FULL STORY

'Cars 2' trailer turned into a toy story

Disney has put together a new trailer for Cars 2. Well, check that: It’s not really new, but it was put together — literally. The Pixar peeps built a LEGO reenactment of their first trailer to promote their June 24 release — and their line of LEGOS toys, of course. The child in me is mesmerized — LEGO missiles! LEGO explosions! — and desperately wants to believe this entire clip was shot in some humongous studio hangar where the elaborate LEGO landscapes and toys still exist for play, so don’t ruin it for me if you know that it’s all a clever CGI creation. Take a look. READ FULL STORY

Play Movie Trailer Bingo!

When future generations of the human race turn their cruel, judgmental eyes back to our miserable era here at the dawn of the third millennium, they will discover a veritable Renaissance in one of the most popular global art forms. I am speaking, of course, of the movie trailer, in which the whole expanse of a feature film is distilled into a two-and-a-half minute (or less) kinetic burst of cinematic energy. Trailers are the perfect medium for our relentlessly meta moment: Witness the rise of the Fake Trailer as a cultural force, sometimes deconstructive, sometimes aspirational. (Heck, a few years back, there was an entire big-budget movie made as an ode to the shrill hucksterism and sweet innocence of movie trailers.) READ FULL STORY

Colin Farrell in 'Horrible Bosses': Which stars do you still find attractive when they go 'ugly'?

Yesterday, the trailer for the upcoming comedy Horrible Bosses hit the Web, and while most people were buzzing about Jennifer Aniston’s very against-type role as a sexually harassing dentist (okay, people were probably talking about that scene in which she strips down, too), it was Colin Farrell (pictured left with Jason Sudeikis) who caught my eye. Not only because it’s so unfortunately rare to see him in comedies, but because they made him look so awful. It’s no easy feat: Look at the guy normally! Granted, he’s playing a sleazy dude you wouldn’t want to touch with a ten-foot pole, but will it deter any of Farrell’s fans? Part of me doubts it: There have got to be some folks who, upon seeing that Horrible Bosses preview, thought to themselves, “Yep, still hot!”

I, for one, am guilty of still being attracted to stars when they go “ugly.” Exhibit A: Ryan Gosling during the present-day sequences in Blue Valentine. READ FULL STORY

'The Batman Complex': Not as crazy as Christopher Nolan's other work?

It was Christian Bale’s Bruce Wayne himself who said in 2005′s Batman Begins, “Well, a guy who dresses up like a bat clearly has issues.” Christopher Nolan’s two superhero films seem satisfied with a superficial glimpse of the mental stability of its hero, but a clever new faux trailer for The Batman Complex ventures deep into the brain of the man who thinks he’s the Caped Crusader, with the help of Nolan’s other blockbuster, Inception, Bale’s previous work on films like The Machinist, and several other mind-altering movies.

Is it wrong to think that this pretend plot is less confusing than the actual one in Inception? This time around, when Leonardo DiCaprio’s dream-thief says, “I’ve done it before,” he’s referring to the seed he planted in Michael Keaton’s brain back in 1989. And when he warns, “His subconscious is militarized,” he’s dealing with extremely deadly characters: Joker, Two-Face, and an oil-spewing Batman. Take a look below at the first (fake) collaboration between Christian and Leo. READ FULL STORY

This week's trailers: 'Transformers 3,' 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 2,' 'X-Men: First Class,' and more

Let’s cut to the chase: There’s a new trailer for the final Harry Potter movie, Deathly Hallows — Part 2, this week. Which means pretty much all of you are going to skip down to watch it and re-watch it over and over again until you’re dry-eyed and out of breath and pass out at your desk. In which case… nobody is actually reading this now. So I can use this space to write about pretty much anything I want. Like how I secretly really want to see African Cats this weekend. Or how I wish I were at home right now with a bottle of wine and an Extreme Couponing marathon. Doesn’t matter, right? But if you do make it past Potter, there are a lot of other great clips this week, too, like new looks at Transformers: Dark of the Moon, X-Men: First Class, and Bridesmaids, plus our first peek at the new Anna Faris comedy What’s Your Number? — and a whole lot more. So, to those of you still reading: Thanks. Also, what’s wrong with you? It’s THE LAST HARRY POTTER! READ FULL STORY

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