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Trailer Round-Up: New Movies From Patton Oswalt, Ruby Rose, Sebastian Stan, and Brian Tyree Henry. Plus Puppets!

By Kristy Puchko | Film | March 12, 2021 |

By Kristy Puchko | Film | March 12, 2021 |


Whether you’re craving creepy horror, eye-popping action, kooky comedy, or peculiar puppets, we’ve got you covered with this week’s trailer round-up. It’s the latest from Patton Oswalt, Ruby Rose, Sebastian Stan, and Brian Tyree Henry.

The Spine Of Night: Playing 2021 SXSW.

Want some animation with edge? Check out this action-packed fantasy, which boasts nudity, gore, and voice performances from Richard E. Grant, Lucy Lawless, Patton Oswalt, Betty Gabriel, Larry Fessenden, and Joe Manganiello.

Into The Dark: Blood Moon: Hitting Hulu on March 26.

Emma Tammi, director of The Wind, helms Blumhouse’s latest horror anthology offering, which follows a mother and son in a new town, where they hope to bury a troubling secret. Megalyn Echikunwoke, Yonas Kibreab, Joshua Dov, Marco Rodriguez, Gareth Williams, Jack Yang, Brian Norris, Patrick W. Day, Jan Munroe, and Danielle Juliet Ma star.

Tina: Debuts on HBO on March 27.

Through never-before-seen footage, audiotapes, personal photos, and new interviews, this documentary aims to reveal the full glory of music icon Tina Turner.

The Unholy: In theaters Good Friday, April 2.

Sam Raimi produces this adaptation of James Herbert’s novel Shrine, which follows a disgraced journalist seeking to debunk a young prophet, who claims she is a messenger of the Virgin Mary. Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Katie Aselton, William Sadler, Cricket Brown, Diogo Morgado, and Cary Elwes co-star.

Embryo: Coming to On Demand and digital on April 6.

Romina Perazzo and Domingo Guzmán star in this Chilean horror flick about a couple who faces some unique pregnancy challenges. After being inseminated by a mysterious creature, Evelyn’s cravings aren’t just odd, they’re cannibalistic.

Dawn of the Beast: Coming to digital and DVD on April 6.

A group of cryptozoology students went in search of Bigfoot, but found the Wendigo. Then, Bigfoot. Horror ensues.

Space Dogs: Tropical Adventure: Coming to theaters on April 2 and on VOD April 6.

The third and final entry in the Space Dogs trilogy has arrived. In this one, dog astronauts explore a whirlpool in the Atlantic and discover a nefarious extraterrestrial looking to steal Earth’s water.

The Power: Coming to Shudder on April 8.

In London, 1974, rolling blackouts and a crumbling hospital set the stage of terror for a trainee nurse forced to face her fears. Rose Williams stars in this spooky flick from writer/director Corinna Faith.

Monday: Opens in select theaters, on digital platforms, and VOD on April 16.

Want to go on a sexy, summer adventure with Sebastian Stan? Yeah, you do. Denise Gough co-stars.

Vanquish: Coming to digital and On Demand on April 23, Blu-ray and DVD on April 27.

Morgan Freeman and Ruby Rose team up for a slick thriller in which a former drug courier is forced into one last job by a dirty cop. Cool cool. You had me at Ruby Rose in a leather jacket.

Here Are The Young Men: Comes to digital on April 27.

Based on the acclaimed novel by Rob Doyle, this drama follows three high school friends, whose lives are shattered after a reckless night out becomes a nightmare. Dean-Charles Chapman, Finn Cole, Anya Taylor-Joy, Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Travis Fimmel, and Conleth Hill star.

Golden Arm In theaters and on Digital on April 30.

If you’ve been dreaming of a female buddy comedy centered around arm wrestling, your dream has finally come true. Mary Holland, Betsy Sodaro, Olivia Stambouliah, Eugene Cordero, Aparna Nancherla, Dawn Luebbe, Ron Funches, Ahmed Bharoocha, Dot-Marie Jones, and Kate Flannery star.

The Outside Story: Coming to digital and On Demand on April 30.

Brian Tyree Henry has been killing it as a supporting player. Now he gets his first big-screen lead in a dramedy about an introverted editor whose breakup forces him to get to know his neighbors. Sonequa Martin-Green, Sunita Mani, Olivia Edward, Asia Kate Dillon, Rebecca Naomi Jones, and Michael Cyril Creighton co-star.

Paper Spiders: Hits theaters across the country on May 7.

Lili Taylor and Stefania LaVie Owen star in a mother-daughter drama about grief, mental illness, and growing up. Peyton List, Max Casella, David Rasche, Jennifer Cody, Ian Nelson, and Tom Papa co-star.

Oxygen: Coming to Netflix on May 12

He brought us High Tension, Piranha 3D and Crawl. Now, Alexandre Aja offers a suffocating survival thriller about a woman (Mélanie Laurent) who awakens in a cryogenic pod with no idea how she got there or who she is. All she knows is she’s running out of air.

The Barbarian And The Troll: Coming soon to Nickelodeon.

Last but not least is an absolutely bonkers first look at a new fantasy adventure series that boasts snarling dialogue, curious creatures, bone-crunching action, explosions, and puppets! Spencer Grammer and Drew Massey star in the title roles.

Which of these are you most looking forward to?

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Kristy Puchko is the film editor of Pajiba. You can follow her on Twitter.

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