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Weekly Trailer Report: ‘Black Rock’ and More

It’s been a quiet week on the trailer front, but we still have plenty of upcoming releases to get excited about.

A slew of women must fight for survival in “Black Rock,” Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson goes undercover in “Snitch,” Keri Russell tangles with aliens in “Dark Skies,” and giants are slain by Nicholas Hoult and Ewan McGregor in “Jack the Giant Slayer.”

On the romance front, Rose Byrne tries to resist temptation in the romantic comedy “I Give It a Year,” as Pierce Brosnan seduces a hairdresser on vacation in “Love Is All You Need.”

There’s comedy a plenty to be found in video game centric “Noobz,” and the raunchy sex comedy “Freeloaders,” while foreign film “I, Anna” explores mystery and murder. We wrap up with a documentary about fighting the power, “Let Fury Have the Hour.”

Let us know what you’re just tickled pink to see in the comments below!

‘Black Rock’

Three women find themselves stranded on a long weekend as they band together to fight for their survival.
Starring: Katie Aselton, Lake Bell and Kate Bosworth
Release Date: TBD

‘Snitch’

A man must go undercover with the DEA in order to protect his son who was sent to prison in a drug deal gone wrong.
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Nadine Velazquez and Jon Bernthal
Release Date: Feb. 22, 2013

‘Dark Skies’

In this thriller, a family is terrorized by alien forces and must somehow survive, against all odds.
Starring: Dakota Goyo, Keri Russell and J.K. Simmons
Release Date:
Feb. 22, 2013

‘I Give It a Year’

A British romantic comedy that deals with a pair of newlyweds who face temptations in their first year of marriage.
Starring: Rose Byrne, Anna Faris and Simon Baker
Release Date: TBD

‘Jack the Giant Slayer’

An adventurous retelling of the fairy tale finds Jack up against giants as he seeks to rescue a beautiful princess.
Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Stanley Tucci and Ewan McGregor
Release Date: March 1, 2013

‘Noobz’

A comedy that pits video gamers against one another as they compete in an ultimate championship.
Starring: Jason Mewes, Casper Van Dien and Lin Shaye
Release Date: TBD

‘Freeloaders’

NSFW: A comedy about a group of misfits living in a mansion that they do not own. When the mansion goes up for sale, they’ve got to put their heads together if they want to stay in their home.
Starring: Olivia Munn, Jane Seymour and Nat Faxon
Release Date: TBD

‘Let Fury Have the Hour’

A documentary featuring interviews with actors, artists and creatives about fighting the system and the nature of creativity.
Starring: Lewis Black, Stuart Bogie and Billy Bragg
Release Date: Dec. 14, 2012

‘I, Anna’

A noir-thriller revolving around a beautiful woman who falls for a detective working a murder case.
Starring: Charlotte Rampling, Gabriel Byrne and Hayley Atwell
Release Date: TBD

‘Love is All You Need’

A romantic comedy about a hairdresser who loses her hair from cancer, and finds new love unexpectedly while in Italy for her daughter’s wedding.
Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Trine Dyrholm and Kim Bodnia
Release Date: TBD


Categories: Columns, Trailer Roundup

Tags: Black Rock, Dark Skies, Freeloaders, I Anna, I Give it a Year, Jack the Giant Slayer, Let Fury Have the Hour, Love is All You Need, Noobz, Snitch