Ken Block and his team’s daring stunt driving videos have taken on a life of their own. The team feels the pressure to one-up themselves each time, but everyone has a limit. Go behind the scenes with Amazon’s The Gymkhana Files. Premieres 11/16/18.
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As far as we know, Dirty John is the first TV drama to be based on a podcast. The Bravo limited series takes on the dark and gritty true crime story of a woman who falls in love with a handsome and successful doctor, but who ends up being anything but the man of her dreams.
“Equipped with a sonic screwdriver and a psychic paper – two devices with the power to speed up the plot.” Screen Junkies takes on the long-running BBC sci-fi series with two Honest Trailers. The first one pokes fun at the modern day version, while the second roasts the classic.
Based on the novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, this lighthearted Amazon Prime series follows the tale of an angel and a demon who become friends after running into each other over thousands of years, and who must team up to help save the world from armageddon.
The latest look at the animated Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse packs more laughs and action. More importantly, it seemingly reveals the rest of the alternate versions of Spider-Man that will team up with Peter Parker and Miles Morales. Premieres 12/14/18.
Director Peter Jackson and his team colorized footage of World War I from the BBC and Imperial War Museums’ archives to create They Shall Not Grow Old. The film weaves footage together to show the day-to-day life of soldiers during the great war. Premieres 10/16/18.
There’s been no shortage of Sherlock Holmes movies over the years, but flat-out comedies are rare. Step Brothers and Talladega Nights stars Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly reunite in what we hope will be a laugh-filled take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic mysteries.
Nearly a decade after the events of X-Men: Apocalypse, Professor X’s team of mutants are sent on a mission in space. There Jean Grey is struck by a “mysterious cosmic force.” She is unable to control this unspeakable power, driving the team – and the world – into chaos.
Dmitry Grozov aka Ahriman made this awesome fan trailer for Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope in the style of ’70s anime, complete with Japanese dub. It’s not as smooth or sharp as OtaKing’s legendary TIE Fighter, but the jankiness only adds nostalgia.
Go back to the ’90s with this so-bad-its-good trailer from the 1999 TV mini-series Atomic Train, which not only perfectly captures the era, it manages to give away the entire story from start to finish. The tagline for the series was the equally awesome “The Final Stop is Deadly.”
“Sometimes I see things need fixin’… I do what I can.” Spend a minute getting to know the 13th Doctor. Jodie Whittaker’s take on the Time Lord seems a whole lot less snarky about saving the universe than Peter Capaldi did. The new Doctor arrives on BBC on October 7, 2018.
In 1992, then teenager Sandy Tan and her friends made what may have been the first indie film in Singapore. But their director made off with all the footage. They talk about the effect the film and its disappearance had on their life in this critically-acclaimed documentary.
(PG-13: Language) “This next one is, umm, it’s another duet.” We’re not crying, and it’s not rain on our face either. It’s just that Flight of the Conchords are back. Their new HBO special has both classics and new tunes, performed live in London. Premieres 10/6/18.