December is often a surprising month at the box office as many films that never top the box office end up making a lot of money. The Tom Cruise vehicle 'Jack Reacher' opened right before Christmas and had a $15 million opening weekend. Sounds weak right? And yet the picture has grossed nearly $80 million domestically, and over $200 million worldwide. Which is why Paramount is talking about a sequel.
This 'Oblivion' trailer is a good reminder not to get too wrapped up in all the sequels, reboots and superheroes this summer and forget that there's some really cool, original sci-fi coming your way. Sure, we're exciting for 'Iron Man 3' and 'Man of Steel' too but, hey, 'Oblivion' is starting to look really, really good. Check out this new 'Oblivion' trailer and see what we mean.
How is it that the new TV spot for 'Oblivion' somehow manages to look more epic and exciting than full theatrical trailer? There's no denying it -- there's tons of scope and promise in this 40 second spot, enough to actually make us excited for a movie by the guy who made the sleeping pill known as 'Tron Legacy.' Watch the trailer embedded below.
If he hadn't already used that title for another movie, Tom Cruise could have easily called 'Jack Reacher' 'The Last Samurai.' There's a bit of Toshiro Mifune's Sanjuro in this Reacher guy: the masterless warrior who strides into a corrupt town, answers to no one, rights a few wrongs, busts a few heads, and wanders away to find his next challenge. He has no possessions; he owns exactly two shirts and one jacket. All he carries with him is a roll of $100 bills, a passport, a toothbrush, and his inflexible moral code. He would have fit right in back in feudal Japan. Or the Old West, for that matter. He'd make a hell of a Man With No Name.
The 'Oblivion' trailer is here! A few days ago, the first poster for the upcoming Tom Cruise sci-fi movie was revealed and we were told that the first trailer would hit on Sunday. Well, it's Saturday right now, but it looks like its here! After a year of concept art and little teases here and there, our first look at one of 2013's most mysterious films has arrived!
This month is turning into a big one for movie trailers. Aside from 'Star Trek Into Darkness' already debuting it's announcement trailer in anticipation of its nine-minute IMAX preview and that 'Man of Steel' trailer coming up, we've also got a trailer Tom Cruise's lastest sci-fier 'Oblivion' hitting this Sunday, December 9. In preparation for that release, Universal has just debuted the first 'Oblivion' poster. Click ahead to see it in full.
By now, all of the big end of the year pictures have screened, including 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' and 'Django Unchained.' Well, all but one. We're still waiting to hear word about 'Jack Reacher,' which stars Tom Cruise, and was directed by Christopher McQuarrie. Now there's a Japanese Trailer, which offers some new footage.