Nowadays, trailers are as anticipated as the actual movies they advertise. For this week, we have the final trailer from DC’s next superhero flick, our first extended look at the new season of House of Cards, and plenty more. Here’s everything we saw this week.
1. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Tina Fey’s post-30 Rock career continues to roll on. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot tells the story of female journalist embedded with the military in Afghanistan, as she navigates the troubled waters of war and dated misogyny. Margot Robbie (Suicide Squad) stars alongside Fey, making for a surprisingly cohesive comedic duo. The latest trailer gives us a good look at the two actors’ on-screen chemistry and a solid rundown of the movie’s overarching story.
2. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
DC is just now getting its movie franchise off the ground, kicking things off this March with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The movie pits the Man of Steel against the Dark Knight, as the gladiator match to end all gladiator matches. The last trailer was widely criticized for giving away what looked to be the entire movie. For the final teaser though, we get more action and less spoiled story, leading us to wonder why this wasn’t the one Warner released in the first place.
3. House of Cards, Season 4
House of Cards is a show that’s seen its fair share of ups and downs. Its first two seasons were master classes in dramatic storytelling, marred by a disappointing third one that left many fans scratching their heads. Focusing more on Frank Underwood’s marital issues than the political intrigue that made it great originally, it was a subpar effort from a show that set the bar high in its early years. Season 4 looks to be a welcomed return to form based on what we see in the first trailer, so here’s hoping it can deliver on that promise.
4. High Rise
Tom Hiddleston’s star is one that seems to rise with every movie he’s attached to. High Rise is his latest project, in an Eyes Wide Shut-esque thriller about a living community gone wrong. The trailer paints a picture of a movie that’s equal parts social satire and horror, blending all sorts of different tones together into one single story.
5. Broad City, Season 3
Over the last few years, Comedy Central has become ground zero for innovative, genre-bending satire. Shows like Key and Peele and Inside Amy Schumer have been widely regarded as some of the best comedies on TV, and an argument can be made for Broad City as well. Season 3 kicks off next week, and the newest trailer teases at all sorts of insanity we’ve come to expect from Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson.
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