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Weekly Trailer Report: ‘This Is the End,’ ‘To the Wonder’ & More

It’s a great week to be a movie lover as we’ve got some of the biggest releases of the new year all lined up for you. Our heavy hitters for this week include surprising new looks at Terrence Malick’s new film, “To the Wonder,” as well as the comedy “This Is the End” and a new trailer for “The Great Gatsby.”

There’s plenty of thrills, chills, laughs and romance in the rest of the bunch, so check them out and let us know what you love in the comments below.

‘This Is the End’

A group of celebrities are forced to come to terms with their own mortality when the world ends.
Starring: Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and James Franco
Release Date: June 14, 2013

‘Tyler Perry Presents: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor’

A marriage counselor’s life is thrown into chaos when she begins to fall for one of her own clients.
Starring: Jurnee Smollett, Vanessa Williams and Kim Kardashian
Release Date: March 29, 2013

‘The Incredible Burt Wonderstone’

Steve Carell stars as a big-time Las Vegas magician who, along with his partner, has been on top of the magic world for three decades until a new magician with a flashier, more modern style shows up and horns in on the action.
Starring: Steve Carell, Steve Buscemi and Jim Carrey
Release Date: March 15, 2012

‘To the Wonder’

From director Terrence Malick comes a story of love, loss, romance and great beauty.
Starring: Rachel McAdams, Olga Kurylenko and Ben Affleck
Release Date: April 12, 2013

‘Turbo’

In this animated film, a slimy green snail dreams of racing in the Indy 500.
Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Luis Guzman and Bill Hader
Release Date: July 19, 2012

‘The Great Gatsby’

The opulent life and destructive times of the fabulous and great Jay Gatsby, as imagined by director Baz Luhrmann.
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Joel Edgerton
Release Date: May 10, 2013

‘Pain and Gain’

A pair of meathead gymrats concoct a plan to get rich by kidnapping a wealthy jerk.
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Rebel Wilson
Release Date: June 14, 2013

‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

While exploring new worlds, the crew of the Enterprise must battle an insidious foe.
Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Zoe Saldana
Release Date: May 17, 2013

‘Phantom’

Soviet submarines! Secret missions! Intrigue and dark thrills!
Starring: Ed Harris, David Duchovny and William Fichtner
Release Date: March 1, 2013

‘Ex-Girlfriends’

Three New Yorkers struggle to uncover the truth about their romantic entanglements.
Starring: Jennifer Carpenter, Kristen Connolly and Alexander Poe
Release Date: TBD

‘Smurfs 2′

Gargamel continues his plan to destroy the happy Smurfs and their world by creating a race of Naughties!
Starring: Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays and Katy Perry
Release Date:
July 31, 2013

‘Drift’

A band of surfing Australian brothers embark on a new enterprise that may very well tear their family apart.
Starring: Sam Worthington, Xavier Samuel and Lesley-Ann Brandt
Release Date: 2013

‘May I Kill U?’

In this dark comedy, one British cop goes full throttle in his hunt for criminals to punish.
Starring: Kevin Bishop, Jack Doolan and Frances Barber
Release Date: 2013

‘The Butterfly Room’

A terrifying secret threatens to come to light in this horror film that pits neighbors, mothers and daughters against one another.
Starring: Barbara Steele, Ray Wise and Erica Leerhsen
Release Date: 2012

‘Broken City’

A new trailer for the cops and politicians thriller takes an extended look into the relationships and intrigue.
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe and Catherine Zeta Jones
Release Date: Jan. 18, 2013

‘I’m So Excited’

This comedic teaser takes a quirky look at a group of Spanish flight attendants, but who knows what the movie is actually about yet!
Starring: Penélope Cruz, Antonio Banderas and Paz Vega
Release Date: 2013

‘Intersections’

A young couple on their honeymoon in the Mexican desert find themselves in the midst of a deadly struggle for their lives.
Starring: Jaimie Alexander, Frank Grillo and Charlie Bewley
Release Date: 2013


Categories: Columns, Trailer Roundup

Tags: Pain and Gain, Phantom, Star Trek Into Darkness, The Great Gatsby, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, The Smurfs 2, To The Wonder, Turbo