Liam Neeson

This Week in Trailers: ‘Monsters University,’ ‘The Master,’ and One Last ‘Dark Knight Rises’

Every Friday here at Flavorwire, we like to gather up the week’s new movie trailers, give them a look-see, and rank them from worst to best — while taking a guess or two about what they might tell us (or hide from us) about the movies they’re promoting. This week, we’ve got new trailers from Pixar, Paul Thomas Anderson, and Christopher Nolan, plus vehicles for Liam Neeson, Andy Samberg, and Rashida Jones. Check ‘em all out after the jump, and share your thoughts in the comments. … Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. According to The Observer, Kanye West is planning to shoot a short film — much like his 30-minute clip for “Runaway” — in the Middle East. Says their source: “There’s a lot of preconceived notions and stereotypes about Emiratis and Qataris, which Westerners often play up. [His reps] discussed how Kanye is… Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. The Help was the big winner at last night’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, nabbing Best Cast, Best Actress (Viola Davis), and Best Supporting Actress (Octavia Spencer), but the biggest surprise of the evening was Jean Dujardin’s victory over George Clooney and Brad Pitt in the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading… Read More

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Trailer Park: You Know, For Kids!

Welcome to “Trailer Park,” our regular Friday feature where we collect the week’s new trailers all in one place and do a little “judging a book by its cover,” ranking them from worst to best and taking our best guess at what they may be hiding. We’ve got six new trailers this week, with an emphasis on family-friendly fare. Check ‘em out after the jump. … Read More

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Trailer Park: ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,’ ‘J. Edgar,’ and More!

Welcome to “Trailer Park,” our regular Friday feature where we collect the week’s new trailers all in one place and do a little “judging a book by its cover,” ranking them from worst to best and taking our best guess at what they may be hiding. We’ve got ten new trailers this week, from biopics to historical epics to documentaries to thrillers; check ‘em out after the jump. … Read More

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Trailer Park: Badasses and Battleships

Welcome to “Trailer Park,” our regular Friday feature where we collect the week’s new trailers all in one place and do a little “judging a book by its cover,” ranking them from worst to best and taking our best guess at what they may be hiding. This week, we’ve got ten to show you
— everything from new Soderbergh and Clooney movies to, yes, a film adaptation of a board game. Check ‘em all out after the jump. … Read More

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Liam Neeson to Reprise ‘Batman Begins’ Role in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’?

The Dark Knight Rises, Christopher Nolan’s third and final Batman film, is in production at the moment -– it’s due out in July next year. Unsurprisingly, Warner Bros. are keeping pretty much all the details under wraps, making for an infuriating wait for fans who want to know how Nolan’s going to draw his trilogy… Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. The new Liam Neeson action thriller Unknown took the top spot at the weekend box office, making $21.7 million. I Am Number Four came in number two with $19.5 million, and was closely followed by Gnomeo and Juliet 3D, which made $19.4 million. [via Deadline]

2. Remember when New York Times classical… Read More

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Rate-a-Trailer: Liam Neeson and January Jones in Unknown

2011′s Unknown (not to be confused with 2006′s Unknown) is one of those movies that easily translates into a thrilling trailer. You’ve got lots of action (car wrecks, things exploding, hand-to-hand combat), beautiful women (January Jones and Diane Kruger), and mysteries (Where is Liam Neeson’s passport? Why is Aidan Quinn pretending to be him? Is January Jones in on the con? Where did Frank Langella come from?!) In other words, while we have no idea if the full-length version will be as exciting as this snippet, we’ll probably be shelling out 10 bucks in order to find out. … Read More

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Rate-a-Trailer: The Next Three Days

We were skeptical when we heard that Paul Haggis, the director of Crash, was working on an action movie, but The Next Three Days looks like it combines his skill for mining the darker parts of humanity with cool stunts and things that go boom. Elizabeth Banks plays a mom who likes to over document her son’s life with digital photos/a convicted murderer. Russell Crowe is her devoted husband. After she tries to commit suicide at the prospect of spending another 20 years in prison, he decides that it’s time to learn how to use a gun and break her out. Liam Neeeson plays the ex-con who helps him come up with a plan. … Read More

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