Surprise! Disney drops first trailer for live action film The Lion King

Enlarge / D’awwww… newly anointed baby Simba is presented to his people for the first time. Disney The fine folks at Disney just gave us a last-minute holiday surprise by releasing the first trailer for its hotly anticipated live-action remake of the 1994 animated classic, The Lion King. The Mouse House sneakily didn’t give any hint […]


The Old West never looked so quirky in Ballad of Buster Scruggs trailer

Enlarge / "Best not to play it too fancy": Sharp-shooting songster Buster Scruggs (Tim Blake Nelson) takes aim. YouTube/Netflix Wagon trains, duels, hangings, standoffs in the local saloon—all the classic Hollywood Western tropes are on display in the new trailer for The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, the latest film from the prolific Oscar-winning brothers, Joel […]


True Detective seems ready to return to top form in new S3 trailer

Enlarge / Detective Wayne Hays (Mahershala Ali) investigates a missing persons case while haunted by his past. YouTube/HBO We’d almost forgotten about HBO’s uneven crime anthology series True Detective. It had a fantastic first season, only to hemorrhage viewers with the abysmally dreary, disappointing second season. But now the series is coming back for season 3, […]


Iron Fist’s second Netflix season mostly lives up to its promising trailer

Enlarge / Back to basics: Danny Rand (Finn Jones) trains with Colleen Wing (Jessica Henwick) after losing the Iron Fist. Netflix Warning: Major spoilers for Season 2 are below. We expressed guarded hope for the second season of Marvel’s Iron Fist when the trailer dropped last month. And we’re happy to report that the series, […]


Latest ‘Destiny 2: Forsaken’ trailer shows off a double-barreled rocket launcher

[embedded content] In most video games, a rocket launcher is the ultimate tool of destruction, with a single rocket capable of taking out most enemies with ease. Destiny 2 isn’t most video games, however, and in the latest trailer for the Destiny 2: Forsaken expansion, we see that two rockets are definitely better than one. The weapon […]

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Sony tries to upload movie trailer to YouTube, posts entire movie instead

Enlarge / Khali the Killer from Sony Pictures Entertainment. Sony Pictures Entertainment Sony Pictures Entertainment endeavored to post a trailer for its limited-release film Khali the Killer on YouTube to encourage viewers to watch the movie on Blu-ray, on streaming platforms, and in select theaters. Instead, the company uploaded the film in its entirety—apparently by accident. […]


Anthem gameplay trailer reveals how quests, combat, and flying work

Developer BioWare went in depth on its upcoming multiplayer role-playing adventure Anthem today as part of its EA Play media presentation today. The studio provided a huge amount of new details about the gameplay and story. Anthem is due out for PC and consoles February 22. As it revealed last year, BioWare reiterated that Anthem is […]