Tag Archive: John Goodman

[WATCH] First trailer for George Clooney’s THE MONUMENTS MEN starring Matt Damon, Billy Murray, Cate Blanchett & more

George Clooney is taking a decidedly lighter approach with his latest directorial effort, The Monuments Men, following 2011’s admirable and deeply cynical The Ides of March. Adapted from Robert M. Edsel’s book by Clooney and Grant Heslov, the film tells the incredible true story of seven art historians and museum curators who went behind enemy lines during …

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[WATCH] Red band trailer for Coens’ INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS

With the Coen brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis set to debut at Cannes next week, a new red band trailer has arrived to build some hype — although it comes with the disappointing news that the rest of the world will have to wait over half a year to see the film. This new trailer is not …

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[WATCH] First full trailer for Pixar’s MONSTERS UNIVERSITY

The first full trailer arrived today for Dan Scanlon’s feature debut Monsters University, a prequel to Pixar’s 2001 hit Monster’s, Inc., as did an extended preview of the film hosted by the director. The videos feature new footage and characters not previously seen in last year’s teasers, and while the film undoubtedly looks visually stunning and seems …

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[WATCH] First trailer for the Coen brothers’ INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS starring Oscar Isaac & Carey Mulligan

The first trailer has surfaced for the Coen brothers’ highly anticipated new film Inside Llewyn Davis, their first since 2010’s excellent True Grit. Loosely based on the life of folk singer Dave Van Ronk and his memoir The Mayor of MacDougal Street, the film captures the Greenwich Village scene of the ’60s that spawned such greats as Joni …

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[REVIEW] Ben Affleck’s riveting Iranian hostage thriller ARGO is his most assured effort yet & a certain awards contender

Ben Affleck’s third film Argo finds the actor-director leaving his comfort zone and excelling, moving on from solid crime thrillers set in his native Boston — 2007’s Gone Baby Gone and 2010’s The Town — to a riveting political thriller which vividly recreates an outrageous and little-known CIA rescue operation that took place behind-the-scenes of the Iranian hostage crisis and …

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[WATCH] Final trailer for Laika’s PARANORMAN

A final trailer was released this week for Laika’s 3D stop-motion zombie comedy ParaNorman, ahead of its US release yesterday. We’ve already seen several great trailers for Sam Fell and Chris Butler’s film, but this final one differentiates itself with an entertainingly creepy voiceover from John Goodman. ParaNorman — which follows the story of a boy (Kodi Smit-McPhee) who …

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[WATCH] Trailer #1 for Clint Eastwood’s out-of-retirement baseball dramedy TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE

Clint Eastwood has come out of acting retirement to star in Trouble With the Curve, the directorial debut of his long-time production partner Robert Lorenz. He plays an aging baseball scout with failing eyesight who has to mend fences with his estranged daughter (Amy Adams) as they chase a promising young player. Justin Timberlake co-stars as a …

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[WATCH] Teaser trailers for Pixar’s MONSTERS UNIVERSITY

Disney Pixar have released the first teaser trailer for their upcoming Monsters, Inc. prequel Monsters University, in four slightly different versions. Billy Crystal and John Goodman reprise their roles as the wise-cracking Mike Wazowski and lovable Sulley, and the film will also feature the voices of Steve Buscemi, Dave Foley, Julia Sweeney, Joel Murray, and Peter Sohn. On the multiple …

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[WATCH] Trailer #1 for Ben Affleck’s ’70s-set political thriller ARGO

The first trailer has been released for Ben Affleck’s third directorial effort, Argo. Based on a fascinating, wild true story documented by Wired in 2007 (“How the CIA Used a Fake Sci-Fi Flick to Rescue Americans from Tehran”), Argo centers on the real-life C.I.A. plan to rescue a group of diplomat hostages from Tehran after the 1979 Iranian …

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[WATCH] PARANORMAN UK Trailer #2

ParaNorman is a terrific looking stop-motion animated family horror film from Laika, the animation house behind the wonderful Coraline. We have already seen a teaser and trailer for the US, plus a UK trailer, all of which were pretty great, and today we were treated to a second UK trailer with new footage. You’re not going to catch …

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