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Movie Preview: Hancock

I gotta say, I really like the premise for Hancock. There's a complicated, surly, alcoholic superhero (Will Smith) who grates on peoples' nerves rather than earning their adoration. Thus, he needs a PR pro (Jason Bateman) to help him gain the trust of the public. It could be totally silly, certainly, but the new full-length trailer makes the movie look pretty amusing. I even laughed out loud a few times (mostly during the part with the female cop he's trying to help). However, I also feel like the entire movie is shown in the three-minute trailer, which is frustrating.

Hancock hits theaters July 2, so to check out the trailer and tell me what you think,


Photo courtesy of Sony Pictures

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mindgrapes mindgrapes 8 years
The article in the Sunday NY Times made it seem like the marketing is focused on comedy and action, but the movie actually has a dark edge. I wouldn't be surprised because even as charismatic as Will Smith is, he seems like he is willing to take risks in his roles (ALI and I Am Legend).
x_juicyfruit x_juicyfruit 8 years
I'm really excited to see this.
RiceGirlReese RiceGirlReese 8 years
This looks better than I expected.!!
Britni_Marie Britni_Marie 8 years
I am very excited to see this.
tlsgirl tlsgirl 8 years
Wow, Will's arms are looking good.
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 8 years
Can't wait!!! I am so excited for some films this summer (Iron Man, Dark Knight, Hancock, Don't Mess w/ The Zohan..) Now I need some cash to go to the movies,lol.
hotstuff hotstuff 8 years
Will runs July 4th!!! I'm so glad he has his July 4th weekend back. Everybody tries to open their movie now around this time ever since Will made it a blockbuster holiday! GO WILL!!!
northofantastic northofantastic 8 years
Haha, I think it looks pretty good. I love that he's not your average all American superhero. I would go see it. :)
this looks good.
bluebeauty875 bluebeauty875 8 years
I got to see it at a preview and that's exactly how it is. I hope they change it up before it's release!
gruaig_rua gruaig_rua 8 years
I like where he throws the kid into the sky. Actually I'd like to be able to do that....
Jessamae22 Jessamae22 8 years
I agree--I love Will Smith! He is one of my all-time favorite actors, and I'd go see him in just about everything (not to mention, the movie looks good, too..haha).
Shopaholichunny Shopaholichunny 8 years
Awww. I LOVE Will Smith!
bastylefilegirl bastylefilegirl 8 years
black superhero on the big screen...surly or not I'm going to go see it!
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