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Weekly Trailer Report: ‘The Call,’ ‘Mud’ and More

Things are picking up! We’ve got our first truly enormous batch of trailers of the year, and they’re glittery with star power.

Halle Berry and Abigail Breslin have an intense conversation in the new thriller “The Call,” from “The Machinist” director Brad Anderson. Matthew McConaughey takes a turn as a fugitive on the run from the law in “Mud,” from critically acclaimed directed Jeff Nichols. James Franco lets his freak flag fly in “Spring Breakers,” and Michael Shannon gets scary in “The Iceman.” There’s everything from low-budget horror to Serious Films, so check ‘em out.

While these exciting future releases are absolutely on our must-see list, let us know what piques your interest in the comments below!

‘The Call’
A harried emergency operator must confront a terrible killer in order to protect an innocent girl.
Starring: Abigail Breslin, Halle Berry and Ella Rae Peck
Release Date: March 15, 2013

‘Mud’
In this stirring drama, a fugitive on the run befriends two teen boys who vow to help him reunite with the love of his life.
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon and Sarah Paulson
Release Date: April 26, 2013

‘Spring Breakers’
Four wild girls are busted out of jail by a drug lord with a criminal plan in mind.
Starring: James Franco, Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens
Release Date: 2013

‘Emperor’
At the end of World War II, a general is charged with deciding the fate of the Japanese emperor.
Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Matthew Fox and Kaori Momoi
Release Date: 2013

‘S-VHS’
The horror anthology “V/H/S” spawned a sequel with this wild horror collection.
Starring: Adam Wingard, Lawrence Michael Levine and Kelsy Abbott
Release Date: 2013

‘The Stranger Inside’
When a beautiful actress is caught up in tragedy, she begins to suspect her lover of cheating on her with a mysterious stranger who appears out of nowhere.
Starring: William Baldwin, Estella Warren and Sarah Butler
Release Date: 2013

‘Dark Circles’
Insomnia is the worst, especially when you start seeing things…
Starring: Johnathon Schaech, Andrea Frankle and Glen Warner
Release Date: April 2013

‘Murder 3′
This chiller, which is a Bollywood remake of “The Hidden Face,” promises equal amounts of glamor and murder.
Starring: Randeep Hooda, Aditi Rao Hydari and Sara Loren
Release Date: Feb. 15, 2013

‘Inescapable’
In this Middle Eastern thriller, a father hunts for the daughter who has been taken away from him.
Starring: Alexander Siddig, Joshua Jackson and Marisa Tomei
Release Date: 2013

‘Upstream Color’
This remarkable and mysterious thriller from director Shane Carruth has already got fans buzzing.
Starring: Andrew Sensenig, Shane Carruth and Brina Palencia
Release Date: April 5, 2013

‘The Iceman’
The true story of a contract killer who lived a double life as a normal family man.
Starring: Michael Shannon, James Franco, Chris Evans and Robert Davi
Release Date: May 3, 2013

‘The End of Love’
A young father struggles to support himself and his young son as well as confront the difficulties of living in Los Angeles.
Starring: Mark Webber, Shannyn Sossamon, Isaac Love, Amanda Seyfried and Michael Cera
Release Date: March 1, 2013

‘A Place at the Table’
Why are people still going hungry in America, and what can we do to solve this secret epidemic? This doc investigates.
Starring: Jeff Bridges and Tom Colicchio
Release Date: March 1, 2013

‘The Tower’
Disaster strikes amidst a touching family Christmas party, causing an unlikely couple to risk their lives to save thousands.
Starring: Sul Gyung-gu, Son Ye-jin, Kim Sang-kyung, Mina Cho
Release Date: Jan. 11, 2013

‘Small Apartments’
A clumsy man accidentally kills his landlord and must hide the body amidst a host of distractions and temptations.
Starring: Rebel Wilson, Juno Temple, Bill Crystal and Dolph Lundgren
Release Date: Feb. 8, 2013

‘The Power of Few’
Smuggling, religious conspiracy and crime all collide as five unique strangers find connections in unlikely circumstances.
Starring: Christopher Walken, Christian Slater and Q’orianka Kilcher
Release Date: Feb. 15, 2013


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