Candyman will have you hooked: Nia DaCosta’s Candyman reboot/sequel dropped a chilling first trailer this week with a perfect soundtrack choice (“Say My Name” by Destiny’s Child). Watch the spot for the Jordan Peele-produced horror movie below and see it in theaters on June 12.
A Quiet Place Part II teases more terror: Paramount released a second trailer for A Quiet Place Part II, which promises another scary time at the movies with Emily Blunt and her family of survivors. Watch the spot below for the sequel and catch it on the big screen on March 20.
Saint Maud promises endless nightmares: Another horror film delivered another trailer this week as A24’s Saint Maud shared some rave review quotes along with some new footage. Watch the spot for the terrifying-looking indie below and find it in theaters on April 3.
Rumble is ready to roar: Paramount Animation released the first trailer for its upcoming feature Rumble, about giant monster wrestlers. Watch the funny spot starring the voice of Will Arnett below and bring the whole family when it opens next year, on January 29, 2021.
The High Note really sings: Focus Features dropped the first look at the musical drama The High Note, which stars Dakota Johnson as the personal assistant to a famous singer played by Tracee Ellis Ross of Black-ish. Watch the trailer below and see it when it arrives in theaters on May 8.
Charm City Kings rides high: Sundance award winner Charm City Kings delivered its first trailer, teasing an intense drama inspired by real events and the 2013 documentary 12 O’Clock Boys. Watch the spot below and see it in theaters courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics on April 10.
MUST-SEE MOVIE CLIPS
The Invisible Man surprises: The acclaimed new remake of The Invisible Man is now in theaters, and we’ve got an exclusive clip from the movie. Watch as Elisabeth Moss comes into contact with her titular adversary while making some surprising discoveries in the attic:
A Quiet Place Part II makes a run for it: As tickets go on sale for A Quiet Place Part II, we also offer an exclusive new clip from the upcoming sequel, out on March 20. Watch Emily Blunt attempt to lead her kids silently through a fence before urging them to run for their lives:
CLASSIC MOVIE TRAILERS
Previous Peter Pan adaptations: In honor of the release of Wendy, which is inspired by the classic story of Peter Pan, here’s a look back at other adaptations of the J.M. Barrie play:
Disney’s Peter Pan: Still the most famous version of Peter Pan, Disney’s animated feature about the boy from Neverland who never grows up arrived in theaters on February 5, 1953. Here is a relatively recent re-release trailer:
Hook: Robin Williams stars as a grown-up Peter Pan and Dustin Hoffman is Captain Hook in this Oscar-nominated movie from director Steven Spielberg. Here’s the first trailer for the live-action update on the story, which opened on December 11, 1991:
P.J. Hogan’s Peter Pan: Universal released this live-action adaptation of Peter Pan starring Jason Isaacs as Captain Hook on Christmas in 2003. Watch the original trailer for the P.J. Hogan-helmed fantasy adventure:
Pan: Joe Wright directed this recent twist on the Peter Pan story, which offers an origin story for Peter and a young Captain Hook. Watch the first trailer for Pan, which opened theatrically on October 9, 2015:
Wendy: The latest take on the Peter Pan story, which is set in modern times, comes from Beasts of the Southern Wild writer/director Benh Zeitlin. Watch the first trailer for the new fantasy drama, which is now playing:
CLASSIC MOVIE SCENES
The Invisible Man: In honor of the release this weekend of the Invisible Man remake, let’s look back at some memorable moments from the 1933 original directed by legendary horror director James Whale:
Taking off the bandages: In this first clip, the titular Invisible Man, played by Claude Rains, reveals what he is by removing the bandages covering his no longer existing face:
Terrorizing the villagers: Here he removes the rest of his clothes and then torments the authorities before running amuck in the village, all achieved with some excellent early special effects:
Super-villainy: More amazing special effects are on display in this sequence following the Invisible Man’s escalation to supervillain status, including an impressive train derailment stunt:
Death of the Invisible Man: The titular villain meets his end in this clip as we see footprints flee a burning barn and then the impression of a body as he’s lethally shot by the police:
PULLING BACK THE CURTAIN
The story of Onward: We’re one week away from the official release of the latest Pixar movie, Onward, but the animated feature is showing in a sneak preview this weekend. Get your tickets now and watch the voice cast explain the plot in an exclusive featurette below.