trailer break: ‘The Day the Earth Stood Still’ teaser

Take a break from work: watch a movie trailer… [watch it here; I deleted the embedded Quicktime player because it was causing problems for some readers] (Go here for other sizes.) If someone told me they were remaking the classic 1950s flick and asked me who would be the best actor working today to play … more…

trailer break: ‘Watchmen’ teaser

Take a break from work: watch a movie trailer… This is playing with The Dark Knight — I dunno if it’s everywhere, but I did see it when I saw the Batman movie for the second time this weekend: It’s been a few years since I read Watchmen, but it seems to me that some … more…

Star Wars: The Phantom Menace: The Trailer (review)

Of the original trailer, I wrote, “It’s like coming home to a place I’ve never been.” Just the snippets of the film we’re shown in the new trailer make that feeling all the stronger. The organic reality of Lucas’s imaginary universe appears not to be diminished by the abundant use of CGI — the rolling hills of green grass, the city on the cliffs we see as the trailer opens look as real as the faces of the actors. Their faces already seem like those of old friends.