Check out the 11 most powerful trailers we have seen this week and you should watch them this weekend. TV, Movies and games are hot in trailers this week and there is a lot of buzz going on regarding these upcoming fun bags. check out the trailers below and let us know which one you are looking forward to the most.
The Lego Batman Movie knows exactly how to win over audiences, because it knows exactly what might be bothering the haters. The movie’s out early next year.
What has Matt LeBlanc been up to? he’s taking over on the new Top Gear, and this first trailer makes it look like a surprisingly genius pairing. He’s smooth, confident, and all-at-once goofy and out of place. The new season starts May 8th in the UK, and sometime that same month in the US.
The imagery in these things is just so wild and addicting that it’s perfect in two-minute increments. We’ll find out more in a couple months. It’s out on May 27th.
A biopic of the legendary soccer player, Pelé follows his journey from learning to play as a young boy to heading off to the World Cup as a teenager. It looks beautifully shot, with all of the actual footwork by Pelé coming off as impressive as you’d want it to be. It opens in theaters on May 6th and heads on demand the following week.
Slack Bay is an eccentric, energetic film about people disappearing while vacationing on the French coast in 1910. If you’re into stylized French films, you should check this out. Juliette Binoche stars. It’s opening in France on May 11th.
Chantal Akerman’s powerful films and documentaries made her a huge presence in the avant-garde and feminist film world. She died last year at 65, and now her final work, a documentary called No Home Movie, is heading into a limited theatrical release starting today. The film is about Akerman’s mother, who survived the Holocaust, and Akerman’s relationship with her in old age.
River of Grass is the first feature from the consistently phenomenal Kelly Reichardt. It’s just been restored and is now entering a small theatrical release — I’m super bummed to have missed it during the one weekend it played in New York City. Release date April 12th.
This movie is about a screenwriter and an actor, trying to make it in Hollywood, being total slobs and also wooing attractive women — but the animation in Nerdland is so unusual and interesting that I feel compelled to. If nothing else, check this out for the style. Paul Rudd and Patton Oswalt voice the lead characters. Nerdland premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival next month.
It’s a live-action commercial for the video game Doom, which comes out on May 13th. But you should watch it anyway, because it’s basically a minute-long short sci-fi film/music video/sick effects reel. Joseph Kosinski, who made the gorgeous Tron: Legacy, directs.
Lights Out looks creepy as hell, It is quite hard even to see it’s 30 seconds. Release date July 22nd.
James Wan returns to direct a sequel to 2013’s The Conjuring, which was a solid reminder of just how good he is at scaring audiences. Wan, by the way, is a producer on Lights Out. The film heads to theaters on June 10th.