The Cocktails and Movies Trailer Tap – 6/3/2014

Trailer Tap TrailersGrab your flasks! And open a new window on your desk top! It’s time for previews!

It’s Tuesday. Monday’s hangover is gone and you’re thinking to yourself, “Self, how can I kill 15-20 minutes at work and avoid those TPS reports, while also deciding what movie to go see within 3-6 months?” And, so here we are! Cocktails and Movies takes the time from our busy day of making drinks and working the remote in the office, watching movies for you and making more cocktails to bring you the best trailers out there. So, grab your flask and a shot glass from your desk, put your headphones and sit back. Skip the smoke break, IT’S TIME FOR TRAILERS!!!!

Enjoy a few, won’t you?

Big Hero 6 Big Hero 6

Studio: Disney Animation/Marvel Studios

Release Date:  November 7, 2014

Concept: An action comedy adventure about brilliant robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who finds himself in the grips of a criminal plot that threatens to destroy the fast-paced, high-tech city of San Fransokyo. With the help of his closest companion-a robot named Baymax-Hiro joins forces with a reluctant team of first-time crime fighters on a mission to save their city.

Presentation/Spoilers: The trailer is more of a teaser, but it has the potential to be really funny.

Anticipation Factor: This first collaboration between Marvel and Disney animation will be a telling omen of things to come from this side of the business.

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This Is Where I Leave You  no poster

Studio: Warner Brothers

Release Date: September 12, 2014

Concept: When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens.

Presentation/Spoilers: Funny, emotional, smart – all those issues you want as the days grow shorter in September…

Anticipation Factor: High. Great cast and looks to be a great adaptation of a book.

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 The Book of Life Book of LIfe

Studio: 20th Century Fox

Release Date: October 17, 2014

Concept: THE BOOK OF LIFE is the journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears.

Presentation/Spoilers: It’s been a while since we’ve had a movie like this. Think The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Anticipation Factor: Medium. This Fall is shaping up to be a big season for adult type kids’ movies.

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Annie Annie

Studio: Columbia Pictures

Release Date: December 19, 2014

Concept: 
Business tycoon and mayoral candidate Benjamin Stacks launches a campaign to take in Annie, a young girl who has been living with her mean foster mom Miss Hannigan since her parents left her as a baby.

Presentation/Spoilers: You know the story. This is just a different take on it.

Anticipation Factor: Surprisingly high. A modern retelling of a classic with a solid cast and some great one liners.

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The Purge: Anarchy The-Purge-Anarchy-Poster

Studio: Universal Pictures

Release Date: July 18, 2014

Concept: A young couple works to survive on the streets after their car breaks down right as the annual purge commences.

Presentation/Spoilers: The trailer presents a different look at the annual Purge, as a couple gets caught out in the open after commencement.

Anticipation Factor: Medium/high. It’s still an interesting premise, and therefore worth a look. But, will it just go down into torture porn territory?

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That’s all for this week’s three martini lunch break, folks! Keep in mind that release dates are subject to change, so check your trusted news sources and listings before setting your calendars.  Do you have any trailers you want to share, both Classic and Fresh, that you’d like us to feature on the Trailer Tap? Email us, or send us a line through Facebook and Twitter. If we pick your trailer, we’ll drop your name!