Trailer Mash

This week's most promising, confounding and childish new movies, as judged by their ads

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A parallel fantasy universe movie bubbles through from a parallel universe every couple of years. (Remember Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel? No? Different universe.) This year opens with John Dies at the End and is evidently a thought experiment abstracted into a slacker buddy comedy. Has the Magnet Releasing seal of approval, so you know you're in good hands.

In a world where grownups are genuinely horrified at the idea that a chap who directed a Star Trek movie will now direct a Star Wars movie, it is no surprise to find that children's bedtimes stories are considered adult entertainment.



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