New trailers and clips this week: Lots of home videos about saving Christmas, a killer becoming a hero, the secret of fairy wings, a second chance on the gridiron, and much more.
Total Recall (2012)
[Clip: I Went To Recall][France] (0:54). Scheduled home video release: Nov 1 2012. As the nation states Euromerica and New Shanghai vie for supremacy, a factory worker begins to suspect that he's a spy, though he is unaware which side of the fight he's on. Stars: Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Bryan Cranston, John Cho, Bill Nighy. Directed by: Len Wiseman.
The Case For Christmas (2011)
[Trailer for The Case For Christmas] (0:31). Scheduled home video release: Oct 30 2012. A lawyer finds himself defending Santa Claus in the biggest trial in history. Stars: Dean Cain, Rachel Blanchard, George Buza, Barry Flatman, Krista Bridges, Helen Colliander. Directed by: Timothy Bond.
Cloud Atlas (2012)
[Trailer for Cloud Atlas][UK] (5:40). Scheduled home video release: Oct 26 2012. An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution. Stars: Tom Hanks, Hugo Weaving, Susan Sarandon, Halle Berry, Jim Sturgess, Hugh Grant, Keith David, Ben Whishaw, Jim Broadbent, James D'Arcy, Gotz Otto, Zhu Zhu. Directed by: Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski.
Secret of the Wings (2011)
[Clip: Broken Wing][pre] (0:55). Scheduled home video release: Oct 23 2012. Tinker Bell meets Periwinkle and ventures into the winter woods with her and Tinker Bell's other friends to find the secret of fairy wings. Stars: Mae Whitman, Lucy Liu, Raven-Symoné, Megan Hilty, Angela Bartys, AnnaSophia Robb. Directed by: Peggy Holmes.
- [Clip: Send Them Back][pre] (1:04).
- [Clip: Triage][pre] (0:56).
- [Clip: Winter Coats][pre] (0:53).
[Trailer for Frankweenie][UK] (2:24). Scheduled theatrical release: Oct 5 2012. Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences. Stars: Winona Ryder, Martin Short, Catherine O'Hara, Martin Landau, Charlie Tahan, Atticus Shaffer. Directed by: Tim Burton.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Blu-Ray Entire Series Box Set Wizard's Collection (2001)
[Featurette: Unboxed][UK] (4:02). Scheduled home video release: Oct 2 2012. Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Sean Biggerstaff, Maggie Smith, Alan Rickman. Directed by: Chris Columbus.
[Trailer for Touchback] (2:32). Scheduled home video release: Sep 4 2012. Former high school football star turned farmer and family man, Scott Murphy (Brian Presley) finds himself with a unique opportunity to revisit his glory days during the Ohio State championship game where he permanently injured his knee in a game-winning play. Given a second shot at his destiny, Scott seeks counsel from Coach Hand (Kurt Russell), Scott's longtime mentor on and off the field, to help him decide whether to let his fate unfold, or follow a path that will change his future. Stars: Brian Presley, Kurt Russell, Melanie Lynskey, Marc Blucas, Christine Lahti, Sarah Wright. Directed by: Don Handfield.
The Walking Dead: The Complete Second Season (2012)
[Featurette: All The Guts Inside] (1:06). Scheduled home video release: Aug 28 2012. When the world is ravaged by a zombie apocalypse, police officer Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and a small group of others struggle to stay alive as 'the dead' stalk them at every turn. Can Rick and the others hold onto their humanity as they fight to live in this terrifying new world? And, amidst dire conditions and personal rivalries, will they ultimately survive one another? Stars: Andrew Lincoln, Sarah Wayne Callies, Laurie Holden, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey DeMunn, Steven Yeun, Chandler Riggs. Directed by: Ernest R. Dickerson, Bill Gierhart, Guy Ferland.
The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)
[Clip: You Need To Look Out Back] (1:00). Scheduled theatrical release: Aug 15 2012. A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears. Stars: Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, CJ Adams, Dianne Wiest, Rosemarie DeWitt, Common, Ron Livingston. Directed by: Peter Hedges.
- [Clip: Dream Kid] (1:00).
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Royal Pony Wedding (2012)
[Clip: Picnic Letter] (1:50). Scheduled home video release: Aug 7 2012. A five-episode volume containing the two-part episode, "A Canterlot Wedding" (Season 2 Episodes 25/26), along with "Hearts and Hooves Day" (Season 2 Episode 17), "Sweet and Elite" (Season 2 Episode 9) and "The Best Night Ever" (Season 1 Episode 26). Stars: Tara Strong, Ashleigh Ball, Andrea Libman, Tabitha St. Germain, Cathy Weseluck, Nicole Oliver, Michelle Creber, Madeleine Peters, Claire Corlett. Directed by: Various.
- [Clip: The Train] (1:42).
- [Clip: Breaching the Barrier] (0:53).
Transformers Prime: One Shall Stand (2012)
[Clip: The Decepticon Capitol] (1:34). Scheduled home video release: Jul 31 2012. This will include the final four episodes of season 1 and the first three episodes of season 2, with these 7 episodes "sewn" together to make a more movie-like presentation in the same manner as the "Darkness Rising" DVD. Stars: Peter Cullen, Sumalee Montano, Jeffrey Combs, Kevin Michael Richardson, Frank Welker. Directed by: David Hartman.
- [Clip: Unicron, Your Destroyer] (2:21).
- [Clip: With All My Spark] (1:29).
The Watch (2012)
[Clip: First Meeting][UK] (1:06). Scheduled theatrical release: Jul 27 2012. Suburban dads who form a neighborhood watch group as a way to get out of their day-to-day family routines find themselves defending the Earth from an alien invasion. Stars: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Richard Ayoade, Billy Crudup, Rosemarie DeWitt, Doug Jones, Will Forte. Directed by: Akiva Schaffer.
- [Clip: Singing in the Car][UK] (1:35).