New trailers and clips this week: The new trailer for The Hobbit, plus lovers uncovering strange secrets, amnesia-bound fairy tale characters, future cops wielding brutal justice, and more.
Beautiful Creatures (2013)
[Trailer for Beautiful Creatures] (1:49). Scheduled theatrical release: Feb 13 2013. A supernatural love story set in the South tells the tale of two star-crossed lovers: Ethan, a young man longing to escape his small town, and Lena, a mysterious new girl. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town. Stars: Alden Ehrenreich, Alice Englert, Jeremy Irons, Emma Thompson, Viola Davis, Emmy Rossum, Thomas Mann, Zoey Deutch. Directed by: Richard LaGravenese.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
[Trailer 2 for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey][UK] (2:25). Scheduled theatrical release: Dec 14 2012. Bilbo Baggins is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, which was long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by the wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior, Thorin Oakensheild. Stars: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Lee Pace, Ian Holm, Luke Evans, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Elijah Wood, Hugo Weaving, Evangeline Lilly, Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Fry. Directed by: Peter Jackson.
- [Trailer 2 for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey] (2:31).
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
[Trailer for Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted] (1:21). Scheduled home video release: Oct 16 2012. Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo join a traveling circus in an effort to get back home to New York. Stars: Ben Stiller (Alex), Sacha Baron Cohen (King Julien XIII), David Schwimmer (Melman), Frances McDormand, Chris Rock (Marty), Jada Pinkett Smith (Gloria). Directed by: Eric Darnell.
Attack of the Werewolves (2011)
[Trailer for Attack of the Werewolves][UK] (1:03). Scheduled home video release: Oct 8 2012. AKA: Game of Werewolves, Lobos de Arga. After 15 years, Tomas, a not very succesfull writer, comes back to the village in Galicia where his family comes from, Arga, apparently to get an award. But he doesn't know the real reason why he is there, to end with an old curse that is been haunting the village for the last hundred years. Stars: Carlos Areces, Secun de la Rosa, Mabel Rivera, Luis Zahera. Directed by: Juan Martínez Moreno.
[Featurette: Dredd's Gear] (2:30). Scheduled theatrical release: Sep 21 2012. In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO. Stars: Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, Lena Headey. Directed by: Pete Travis.
Once Upon a Time: The Complete First Season (2012)
[Bonus Clip: The Story of Snow White][post] (1:10). Scheduled home video release: Aug 28 2012. On her 28th birthday, Emma Swan meets Henry, the son she gave up for adoption 10 years ago. Henry believes Emma is the daughter of Snow White and Prince Charming, prophesied to break a powerful curse. Unconvinced, Emma returns Henry to Storybrooke, where she encounters the enigmatic Mr. Gold and clashes with mayor Regina Mills -- the boy's adoptive mother -- who Henry insists is none other than the Evil Queen. Stars: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Robert Carlyle, Lana Parrilla, Josh Dallas, Raphael Sbarge, Jared Gilmore, Meghan Ory, Beverley Elliott, Jamie Dornan. Directed by: Various.
- [Bonus Clip: The Little Mermaid Origins][post] (0:56).
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers : Season 1, Vol.1 (2012)
[Trailer for Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Season 1, Vol.1] (1:00). Scheduled home video release: Aug 21 2012. Five, later six, teenagers with superpowers are chosen by the wise sage Zordon to become Power Rangers in order to stop the evil Rita Repulsa from taking over the planet Earth. The first season included 60 episodes and concluded its initial airing May 23, 1994. Stars: Amy Jo Johnson, Jason Narvy, Paul Schrier, Richard Steven Horvitz, David Yost, Barbara Goodson, Jason David Frank, Richard Genelle, Thuy Trang, Austin St. John, Walter Jones. Directed by: Various.
World on a Wire: The Criterion Collection (1973)
[Trailer for World on a Wire][English subtitles] (1:28). Scheduled home video release: Feb 21 2012. Somewhere in the future there is a computer project called Simulacron one of which is able to simulate a full featured reality, when suddenly project leader Henry Vollmer dies. His successor Dr. Fred Stiller experiences odd phenomena. A good friend, Guenther Lause, disappears in the middle of a conversation and a week later nobody has ever heard of him. And those fits of dizzyness - Stiller cannot believe himself to be fool. There has to be an explanation for all this. Could Simulacron have something to do with it? Stars: Klaus Lowitsch, Barbara Valentin, Mascha Rabben. Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder.