'Tabloid' Trailer: Errol Morris Kidnaps, Chains Up Your Attention

Did Joyce McKinney rape and kidnap a mormon missionary? The most interesting gossip is vintage. Charlie Sheen got fired from a TV show for drinking and talking smack on the internet. Crazy smack, but still, it's nothing compared to the strange story of 70s beauty queen Joyce McKinney. An IQ of 168 did not keep McKinney out of trouble. In 1977, she became a tabloid sensation for supposedly raping and kidnapping Kirk Anderson, a mormon missionary. The trailer above is for Tabloid, a documentary about the "the Mormon sex in chains case" by documentarian Errol Morris (Fog of War). McKinney describes why the rape charge is absurd, comparing it to sticking a marshmallow into a parking meter. That just became my favorite analogy of the day, possibly the month. Things only get crazier from there. It's a fun, slick trailer that kept my attention without spoiling too much. If you're looking for break from monsters and superheroes this summer - though I'm not sure why you would be - and the reviews are good, I'd bring your paparazzi camera over to theaters July 15th. Check out the poster below.

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Watch Mark-Paul Gosselaar Answer Interview Questions As Zack Morris

How did he react to Screech's violent suicide? Paul F. Tompkins' show Speakeasy has always managed to get a little deeper and weirder than most any other talk show on TV, and he may have raised the bar with his Mark-Paul Gosselaar interview. Tompkins, after asking some softball questions, gets Gosselaar to go through the rest of the interview in character as Zack Morris. Mark-Paul proves to be a pretty great sport about it, and demonstrates a healthy Saved by the Bell trivia knowledge as well.


Sam Worthington Kidnaps Dr. McNazi In New 'The Debt' Trailer

We've got a new trailer for 'The Debt', starring Sam Worthington, Helen Mirren and Tom Wilkinson. Three Israeli spies snuck into East Berlin to kidnap a horrible Nazi doctor... Stop me if you've heard this one. For those of you who have never seen a movie where the villain is a Nazi - which I assume is all of you - then get ready for a treat. Above is the trailer for The Debt, a Focus Features film directed by John Madden, starring Sam Worthington, Helen Mirren, Jessica "Young Helen Mirren" Chastain, and Tom Wilkinson. The film is about a Mossad mission in 1966 where three Israeli spies snuck into East Berlin to kidnap a horrible Nazi doctor. Surrounding that mission are dangers, secrets, and secret dangers. We follow the characters as they complete (?) the mission in the 60s, and thirty-some years later, when two of the now retired agents receive shocking news about their partner. *Duhn-duhn-duuuuuhn* All goof-arounds aside, I can see this being an intriguing thriller. We see a lot of films about the Holocaust, but not as many about what happened afterward. Also, Israeli soldiers know how to kick some serious ass, and we saw a lot of Helen Mirren's solid-looking boobs on a recent "SNL" episode I am intrigued.


'Texas Chainsaw 3D' Trailer: Leatherface Has A Hot Cousin

But don't tell him that. Ignore all of those other massacres you've seen take place in Texas via chainsaw after the original. THIS is the only Texas Chainsaw Massacre sequel you need to worry about from a story perspective. The plot is simple: a large-boobed girl discovers she has a long-lost grandmother who has left her a mystery inheritance. So, she and her scantily-clad friends head to Texas to pick it up. But rather then riches or cool artwork, the inheritance is Leatherface. You can probably guess where the plot goes from there. Note: it goes in a radically different direction than Rain Man does.


'Orange Is The New Black' Gives Us The First Season 3 Trailer

It's light on plot, but it's got "dramedy" written all over it. It's been a year since your Facebook feed was riddled with posts anticipating the sophomore season of Orange is the New Black, so now we get our first look at season three of the Netflix dramedy that suggests life in a women's prison isn't really like Cinemax led us to believe. We don't get much in the way of story here, which is probably good, since that means I don't have to navigate spoiler territory, but it's safe to say that the tone of the trailer is in keeping with the tone of earlier seasons. Also, it warrants mentioning that Piper's looking a little rougher around the edges than before. Don't be surprised if we see her stray further into morally ambiguous waters. (Deadline)


'The Three Stooges' Trailer Is Exactly What We Thought It Would Be, Yet Somehow Still Disappointing

*Sigh* What were you expecting? Whatever thin premises guide the Farrelly Brothers' adaptation of The Three Stooges are lost in this 90-second trailer, but there's plenty of physical comedy, true to the original. Not much else can be said about the clip, except that it's got a steady stream of strange cameos, and it is set in modern times. Though I'm not Stooges expert, the lead performances seem to run from good to great in their adherence to the source material. And the Farelly's smartly busted the film up into three 30-minute segments to prevent fatigue from a dragging plot. Despite those steps, the film just looks like a dud. Perhaps if I had a couple kids and wanted to veer away from the standard animated fare, I would take them to see this film, but I think that the whole concept of The Three Stooges just doesn't appeal to the past couple generations. So there goes about 60% of film audiences. Maybe I'm wrong, and people will appreciate the throwback and attention to detail, but it's been my experience that most audiences don't "appreciate" shit. This isn't their type of dumb physical comedy. My hope was that the Farrelly's would bring their irreverent humor of bygone films like Dumb and Dumber to this gig, but they seem hell bent on sticking to the old formula, save for some very bizarre cameos. Anyway. Watch the trailer, and, who knows, if you're also not seeing The Three Stooges on opening night, maybe we'll run into each other.


The 'Hitman: Agent 47' Trailer is Here Because We Learned Nothing From the Original 'Hitman'

Someone put a bullet in this franchise already. "He’s stronger, faster, more intelligent than other people." So sayeth Spock (Zachary Quinto) about midway through the first trailer for Hitman: Agent 47, a.k.a the reboot of the movie no one wanted to see when it starred someone we actually knew back in 2007. Clearly, Quinto was not referring to anyone involved in this ill-conceived remake while delivering that horrible line of dialogue, as the trailer for Agent 47 manages to cram more cliches into two and a half minutes than its box office bomb of a predecessor was able to do in an hour and a half. A slow motion, CGI gunfight set to one of today's most popular songs? Check. A woman swimming topless in a pool? Check. Oh, and did I mention that Zachary Quinto delivers the line "He’s stronger, faster, more intelligent than other people" with 100% seriousness? Because yeah, that too. Check out the trailer for Hitman: Agent 47 above. It looks like a pile of sh*t, but plenty of things 'splode in it.


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