April 5th, 2010
09:36 AM ET

Trailer Park: Angelina Jolie, 'Macgruber' and a sorcerer

Hey Trailer Parkers! We’re back with our second installment of your one-stop shopping for all things movie trailers.

Now, before I get into this week’s goodies, I would like to point out two little things regarding last week’s offering: First, my apologies for spelling Olivia Wilde’s name wrong. I used a “y.” Y? I don’t know, but the mistake has been fixed and I promise to work extra hard to spell all things correctly this week. Secondly, I characterized “Tron Legacy” as a re-make, when, in fact, it is a sequel.

Thanks everyone for your comments and feedback. Now, here are three trailers that grabbed my attention this week!

Say what you will about megastar Angelina Jolie's personal life - fans flock to see her in action movies. From “Lara Croft” to “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” to “Wanted,” Brad’s main squeeze knows how to squeeze every last drop out of an adrenaline-filled script.

In her latest feature Angie teams up with action director Phillip Noyce. He lures us in with the star’s best bad girl expression, keeps us around with some sensational action sequences, and of course, introduces us to Hollywood’s ultimate indestructible material - Angelina Jolie’s lip gloss. If your summer needs a few more car wrecks, fight scenes and a gun-blazing good time, you might consider adding some “Salt.”

So, while I was at Sundance this year I got the chance to see “Casino Jack and the United States of Money.” Now, the trailer is out and, well, if you’ve ever wanted an explanation of what’s wrong with Washington D.C. in the form of a two-hour documentary, the wait is over.

The film is the brainchild of well-respected director, Alex Gibney, who did “Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room” and “Taxi to the Darkside,” for which he won an Oscar. This time, Gibney targets fallen Republican mega-lobbyist Jack Abramoff.

The buzz out there is that the folks behind “Macgyver” are not that thrilled about the SNL skit, “Macgruber” becoming a full length motion picture. But, even the film’s biggest opponents have to crack a little smile when they see the latest restricted trailer for the upcoming action comedy.

It’s filled with action, bad words and a villain’s name you’re not soon to forget. Let’s just say they do a whole bunch of stuff in this trailer that they can’t do on NBC. Parents, this one’s not for kids.

Okay, that last one was for grown-ups, so this one is for the kids. “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” appears to be part “Harry Potter,” part “Ninja Assassins” and a whole lot of fun. Folks at Disney probably figure if the collaboration between Nicolas Cage, super-producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Jon Turteltaub was good for a “National Treasure” franchise, why not “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice?” What do you think?


soundoff (12 Responses)
  1. Dana

    The movie is going to be big! And angelina is far far from old. What are you 18? Dont be a Hater..she is very pretty and lets not forget she has a big heart yea I said Big heart. She adopted 3 kids and is agood mom. good wife and great actress. like you would not go out with her if you had the chance.opps of that will never happen. She also is with a gorgous man and have 3 more gorgous kis and lets not forget how well off she has made herself. so...whats old about her? Hey by the way can you fly a plane-she can can you do stunts in a movie? she can..get real... too old Megan got nothing on angelina.

    July 2, 2010 at 4:24 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Chuck

    Angelina old and not hot?! Are you kidding, or blind? She's amazing every time!

    April 7, 2010 at 7:39 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Eddie Velez

    Angelina is old! She's not hot anymore. MAKE WAY FOR MEGAN FOX!

    April 7, 2010 at 2:06 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Eddie Velez

    ===

    April 7, 2010 at 2:05 pm | Report abuse |
  5. The Best Critic

    How will they turn "MacGruber" skits into a movie? If there is anyone who can do it, it's not SNL.

    Not for kids? That's probably what they will watch.

    April 6, 2010 at 11:15 am | Report abuse |
  6. Sean

    More garbage from Hollywood, how about some decent movies and none of that rubbish from Cameron

    April 6, 2010 at 8:26 am | Report abuse |
  7. Sean

    Angelina needs to do something about so oh so fake lips that quite frankly I would not like to see wrapped around anything and she could also do something about those Sesame Street scrips that she sooo loves coz they are sooo easy

    April 6, 2010 at 8:17 am | Report abuse |
  8. Rich Harter

    Yes, she is hot, like that blonde hair too. A real cutie!

    April 6, 2010 at 4:20 am | Report abuse |
  9. Mouah

    LOVE LOVE LOVE Angelina! Can't wait for this movie to come out. Her life is sooo inspiring, so I hope God continues to bless her and her family.

    April 5, 2010 at 7:57 pm | Report abuse |
  10. victoria

    angelina is soo hot!

    April 5, 2010 at 12:40 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Omaha Reader

    Angelina Jolie is beautiful and talented... Not sure how she's able to do everything like she's been doing... good for her though... You go girl!...

    April 5, 2010 at 12:17 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Head Diva In Charge

    I have NO idea how they are going to make Macgruber into a an entire movie. It's a LITTLE funny during SNL, but, it's no Wayne's World.

    April 5, 2010 at 12:07 pm | Report abuse |

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