Trailer Bulletin: Sneak Peeks at "Ocean's Thirteen," "Evan Almighty," "Hostel: Part II," and "Chuck & Larry" Now Online

Trailer fans, rejoice: You can now get your first extended look at not one, not two, not three, but four upcoming releases. This is a pretty varied batch, too -- you've got action and suave derring-do, with "Ocean's Thirteen"; biblically inspired comedy, with "Evan Almighty"; blood-curdling, exploitative horror, with "Hostel: Part II"; and sheer, unadulterated slapstick, with "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry."

Of the four, "Ocean's Thirteen" is definitely the release with the highest profile; whether the movie's actually any good or not, nobody's going to beat this cast's star power in 2007 (or maybe ever) -- and happily, if the trailer's anything to go by, "Thirteen" is tighter and less self-indulgent than 2005's "Ocean's Twelve."




"Evan Almighty" has been dogged by negative scuttlebutt for months, owing at least partially to its rumored status as the most expensive comedy ever made; though it's probably safe to say that star Steve Carell's career trajectory will be unimpeded even if "Evan" tanks, there's still plenty riding on the movie. Now, about this trailer: It's got its funny moments, sure, but we're still sort of underwhelmed. There's something troubling about a film that appears to rely so heavily on animal jokes, no?





The "Hostel: Part II" trailer is essentially a blend of the ominously narrated teaser and the more explicit bit of footage that surfaced online a couple of weeks ago. It doesn't give away much, but given the film's content, that probably couldn't be helped.




And then there's "I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry," the Adam Sandler-Kevin James comedy about a pair of firefighters who pretend to be a gay married couple in order to circumvent the rules of their retirement plan. If you've been tempted to dismiss this as mindless lowbrow fare, we can sympathize; in fact, that's exactly what it looks like. But nobody does mindless and lowbrow better than Sandler, and God help us, this trailer left us wanting to see more.

"Ocean's Thirteen" and "Hostel: Part II" open June 8, "Evan Almighty" debuts June 27, and "I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry" reaches theaters July 20.

Ocean's Thirteen: Yahoo! Movies
Evan Almighty: AOL Movies
Hostel Part II: ComingSoon.net
I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry: ComingSoon.net

Comments

villain78

Enrico Banson

I'm feelin' Ocean's 13. It just brings back that old Rat Pack cool sensibility.

Mar 30 - 02:10 PM

paperairplanes

Stephen Hoang

Haha. "Are you watching Oprah?"

Mar 30 - 07:46 PM

Steve Perry

henry mcnulty

Hostel part 2 looks so sick!!

Mar 31 - 10:54 AM

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