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Not content to drop that big Tomorrowland teaser at New York Comic-Con today, Disney also blew the lid off next month's Big Hero 6 with one heck of a sizzle reel.

This two minute Con-specific trailer is jam packed with superheroic derring-do, the sort of large-scale spectacle that Disney Animation has been keeping up its sleeve so far in promoting Big Hero 6.

Basically, this glimpse at the film makes it easy to see just why Head of Animation Zach Perrish called Big Hero 6 "The biggest action movie we've ever done."

Disney has finally unveiled a teaser trailer for Tomorrowland, the ambitious original scifi tale starring George Clooney and Britt Robertson.

The strikingly effective teaser contains mere glimpses at the titular location – a place where science and imagination have no limits – but it clearly conveys a sense of mystery and, more importantly, wonder.  It's persuasive, engaging, and quite rare in this age of cinematic grim and grittiness.

According to co-director Glenn Ficarra, the upcoming Focus is built around the question, "How do two people fall in love in a world where the truth is like currency?"

Based on the first official images featuring Will Smith and Margot Robbie in the comedy-romance-caper, the answer to Ficarra's question is simple: By being really, really attractive.

The Judge isn't on trial, but if it were, there's one thing it might be guilty of: stacking the deck.

The film, hitting theaters this Friday, has something for anyone and everyone, combining high-stakes courtroom drama, layered family portrait, estranged father-son conflict, delicate true-to-life comedy, and even earnest coming of age growth.

The cast, similarly, is an irresistible ensemble of heavyweight thespians, from Robert Downey Jr. (The Avengers) to Robert Duvall (The Godfather), Billy Bob Thornton (Sling Blade), Vera Farmiga (Bates Motel), Vincent D'Onofrio (Marvel's upcoming Daredevil series), Jeremy Strong (Zero Dark Thirty), Dax Shepard (This Is Where I Leave You), Leighton Meester (That's My Boy), and David Krumholtz (This Is the End).

Current king of the superhero movie Downey Jr. stars in The Judge as Hank Palmer, a slick big city lawyer who returns home to his small town when his estranged father (Duvall), who suffers from Alzheimer's, is accused of murder. 

The wrinkle is that his father is, in fact, a notoriously inflexible local judge.  After decades of issuing stern justice, the judge may very well have run down a criminal with his car.  While grappling with their loaded relationship, Hank volunteers to defend his father from a zealous prosecutor, setting the stage for legal maneuvering and emotional catharsis.

At the Los Angeles press day for The Judge, IAR Managing Editor Jami Philbrick participated in a Q&A with Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, and Billy Bob Thornton, three Oscar-caliber actors who enthusiastically discussed their latest performances in director David Dobkin's drama.

Time travel is the perfect narrative loophole in the age of the reboot. 

It allows filmmakers to hit the reset button while also preserving the continuity that came before, welcoming new audiences without pissing off longstanding fans too much.

Next summer's Terminator: Genisys travels the circuits of time in such a way as to revive the franchise without quite being a reboot or a sequel in the strict sense, according to the guy playing the new Kyle Reese, who has also provided some insight on the rating and the planned sequels.

Like a dealer giving you first taste for free, three new clips from this Friday's Kill the Messenger allow you to sample Jeremy Renner's go-fo-broke performance.

Another Ghostbusters movie is happening, but it's not Ghostbusters III.

No longer a sequel, the Ghostbusters revival is a straight-up reboot. 

Paul Feig is set to direct a for Sony Pictures, co-writing the screenplay with The Heat scribe Katie Dippold.

Disney has finally revealed the first pictures and for-real story details for the upcoming sci-fi fantasy adventure Tomorrowland.

For more than three years, the watch word for Tomorrowland has been "mysterious," and Disney has gone out of the way to keep things secretive about the film, but today's big unveiling runs through the setup and trots out our first glimpses of George Clooney, Britt Robertson, and the titular setting.

Does Robert Downey Jr. contradict himself?

Very well, then, he contradicts himself.  He is large, he contains multitudes, and he's trying not to give away the grand plan Marvel Studios has in place for Phase 3 and beyond.

Downey Jr. is out promoting this Friday's The Judge, which means he's being asked incessantly about the possibility of Iron Man 4.  His answers have led to more than a little confusion and some misplaced excitement over a sequel that, as of right now, isn't happening.

The latest poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies skips the "defining chapter" hyperbole and gives us something everybody loves: Gandalf.

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