With this week coming to an end, here are the top 10 trailers and videos that our Tribute fans can’t get enough of – and there may be a few surprises.
1) The Fault in Our Stars
3) A Million Ways to Die in the West
6) The Grand Seduction
7) Edge of Tomorrow
8 ) Hercules
10) Very Good Girls
Click here to see them all.
1) The Fault in Our Stars trailer: Based on John Green’s YA novel, The Fault In Our Stars was number one at the box office this past weekend, bringing fans of the book and those looking for a sweet romance – mostly female – to tears. The film has opened to positive reviews, with praise for star Shailene Woodley, who plays a sixteen-year-old battling thyroid cancer.
2) Maleficent trailer: Thanks to the face and name of star Angelina Jolie, Disney’s live-action spin-off of their animated classic, Sleeping Beauty, was number one at the box office last weekend. The film shifts its focus to the classic villain – the first Disney film to do so as a feature or as a live-action film.
3) A Million Ways to Die in the West trailer: Following his directorial debut, Ted, Family Guy-creator Seth MacFarlane brings his trademark humor to his second directed feature, A Million Ways To Die In The West. The film, a contemporary comedy set against the old West, boasts an ensemble cast including Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, Liam Neeson, Neil Patrick Harris, and Sarah Silverman.
4) Blended trailer: Their third team-up after The Wedding Singer and 50 First Dates, Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore co-star as single parents stuck at a couples resort in Africa. The film was shot on location in Georgia, USA, and Sun City, South Africa. For the first two weeks of its release, Blended ranked in the top five films at the box office.
5) Chef trailer: Food trucks seem to be all the rage these days, and now they’re the subject of a new comedy from director/star Jon Favreau, alongside a terrific cast including Robert Downey Jr., Dustin Hoffman, Scarlett Johansson and Sofia Vergara. The film is a must for food lovers. Bon appétit!
6) The Grand Seduction trailer: Directed by Don McKellar and filmed on location in Newfoundland, The Grand Seduction is an English-speaking, Canadian re-make of the Quebecois comedy, Seducing Dr. Lewis. The film features Canuck talent Taylor Kitsch and Gordon Pinsent along with Irish actor Brendan Gleeson. The film premiered at TIFF 2013 and Pinsent won the Actor in a Supporting Role prize at the Canadian Screen Awards for his role in the film.
7) Edge of Tomorrow trailer: The film debuted at number three at the box office this past weekend and features A-list co-stars Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt in a Groundhog Day-like sci-fi action adventure. Cruise walked the red carpet in Toronto for the premiere of the film and surprised many of his fans.
8 ) Hercules trailer: Directed by Brett Ratner and starring Dwayne Johnson, The Rock finds a suitable use for his muscular bulk as the mythical Greek hero, Hercules. Johnson hit the gym for eight months to bulk up for the role. The film is due to be released July 25th.
9) Neighbors trailer: The Brat Pack makes another contribution to the college fraternity genre with this hilarious battle of wits and gross-out gags between a husband/father, played by Seth Rogen, and the frat president next door, played by Zac Efron. Rogen is reportedly considering making a sequel to the film.
10) Very Good Girls trailer: In the high school drama due for release July 25th, Elizabeth Olson and Dakota Fanning play best friends who make it their mission to lose their virginity before the summer’s end. However, that relationship is tested when they both fall for the same boy. The cast includes Demi Moore, Ellen Barkin, Richard Dreyfuss, Peter Sarsgaard, and Clark Gregg.
~ Daniel Horowitz