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‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’ Trailer: Tom Cruise Almost Dies Multiple Times For Your Viewing Pleasure

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by Jacob Hall June 22, 2015 @ 10:18 AM
No one has ever been shy about putting Tom Cruise’s apparent death wish front and center whenever it’s time to promote a new Mission: Impossible movie. Like with previous entries in the series, most of the chatter surrounding Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation has revolved around the myriad of ways the franchise’s leading man put his life on the line for our entertainment. The new trailer puts many of his craziest stunts front and center, including that still-jaw-dropping shot of Cruise clinging to the the side of an airplane as it takes off. The movie’s message is clear: this man almost died for you. Reward him with strong box office receipts.

‘Grandma’ Trailer: Lily Tomlin Busts Some Balls

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by Britt Hayes June 19, 2015 @ 6:09 PM
Now here’s a role that’s pretty much tailor-made for Lily Tomlin: a brash, sassy-mouthed and straightforward woman whose hard outer surface hides an incredibly caring center. Tomlin plays the titular grandma in Grandma, a new indie dramedy that made quite an impression at Sundance earlier this year, and the first trailer definitely has us hooked.

‘Daddy’s Home’ Trailer: Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell Wage Dad War

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by Jacob Hall June 19, 2015 @ 12:59 PM
Will Ferrell is never not busy, which means that he’s never pinned down. He may be a successful solo movie star, but he’s a man of many partnerships, never missing an opportunity to share the screen with a variety of co-stars. With the arrival of Daddy’s Home, Ferrell hopes to bring his onscreen partnership with Mark Wahlberg to John C. Reilly-ian levels. Hopefully, the movie itself is funnier than the new trailer. After all, the last time these two teamed up, we got the massively underrated The Other Guys.

‘Dark Places’ Trailer: Charlize Theron Survives a Massacre and Joins the Kill Club

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by Britt Hayes June 18, 2015 @ 6:08 PM
The first U.S. trailer for Dark Places has finally arrived, featuring Charlize Theron in the latest film adaptation of one of best-selling author Gillian Flynn’s novels. Flynn also wrote the novel (and subsequent screenplay) for last year’s Gone Girl, though it doesn’t seem like Dark Places is going to be as big of a hit — the film is currently available on DirecTV almost two months ahead of its theatrical release.

‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ Trailer: A Kung Fu Panda Meets His Father

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by Jacob Hall June 18, 2015 @ 11:26 AM
By the time Kung Fu Panda 3 hits theaters, it’ll have been five years since the previous adventure of Jack Black’s Po and his martial artist animal buddies. For the kids weened on the first two movies, that’s practically a lifetime. Considering the diminishing creative (but certainly not financial) returns between Kung Fu Panda and Kung Fu Panda 2, will anyone care about this movie when it ultimately lurches into theaters? Consider that question as soon as you click play on the trailer above.

‘People Places Things’ Trailer: Jemaine Clement Is Having a Bad Life

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by Britt Hayes June 17, 2015 @ 6:37 PM
That headline is slightly misleading because Jemaine Clement appears to actually be having an okay time in the trailer for People Places Things, the new dramedy in which the Flight of the Conchords star plays a graphic novelist and professor in New York, struggling with a break-up while trying to take care of his two adorable daughters — but he has so much fun with those kids!

‘The Secret Life of Pets’ Trailer: This is What Your Dog Really Does All Day

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by Jacob Hall June 17, 2015 @ 11:09 AM
Talking dogs and cats have been a staple of animation since the medium’s earliest days, but The Secret Life of Pets trailer actually presents a fairly fresh take on this trope. The talking animals here are ordinary house pets, alone all day while their humans are at work, and we get to see how they pass the time.

‘The Peanuts Movie’ Trailer: Charlie Brown Is Not a Quitter

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by Britt Hayes June 16, 2015 @ 6:47 PM
This new extended trailer for The Peanuts Movie hints at a film that's a bit more charming than you might expect. It also looks like it could be a legitimately good coming-of-age film, which seems about right with Paul Feig involved as a producer — he may be best known these days for his female-driven comedy films, but Feig is also the guy responsible for Freaks and Geeks, one of the greatest television shows of all time.

‘Captive’ Trailer: Kate Mara Gets Kidnapped, Reads a Self-Help Book

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by Britt Hayes June 16, 2015 @ 5:15 PM
Oh boy. This is the trailer for Captive, a new thriller inspired by real events, in which a single mother is kidnapped by an escaped convict, but don’t worry! Thanks to this best-selling self-help book someone gave her, she finds a way to bond with her kidnapper and survive — basically, it’s one long commercial for a book your aunt probably has sitting on a shelf somewhere.