Trailer Talk: Sonic the Hedgehog, Soul, Bad Boys for Life

TT: Sonic the Hedgehog, Soul, Bad Boys for Life

We hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend! As you’re headed back to work or buying Christmas presents, Daniel and I are here to give you some background to six new trailers that dropped during the month of November. From the much anticipated Sonic the Hedgehog redesign to two separate films hoping to start a shared cinematic universe, there sure were some interesting offerings last month. But what are you waiting for? Press that play button and let’s get started with November 2019’s Trailer Talk!

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Below are the trailers we discuss in this episode:

Sonic the Hedgehog

Description: A cop in the rural town of Green Hills will help Sonic escape from the government who is looking to capture him.

Director: Jeff Fowler
Starring: Jim Carrey, James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, Neal McDonough, and Ben Schwartz
Release Date: 2/14/2020


Description: Scooby and the gang face their most challenging mystery ever: a plot to unleash the ghost dog Cerberus upon the world. As they race to stop this dogpocalypse, the gang discovers that Scooby has an epic destiny greater than anyone imagined.

Director: Tony Cervone
Starring: Will Forte, Frank Welker, Amanda Seyfried, Mark Wahlberg, Zac Efron, Kiersey Clemons, Jason Isaacs, Gina Rodriguez
Release Date: 5/15/2020

The Invisible Man

Description: When Cecilia’s abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.

Director: Leigh Whannell
Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Aldis Hodge, Storm Reid
Release Date: 2/28/2020


Description: A musician who has lost his passion for music is transported out of his body and must find his way back with the help of an infant soul learning about herself.

Director: Pete Docter, Kemp Powers
Starring: Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Daveed Diggs, Phylicia Rashad, Ahmir-Khalib Thompson, John Ratzenberger
Release Date: 6/19/2020

Fantasy Island

Description: A horror adaptation of the popular ’70s TV show about a magical island resort.

Director: Jeff Wadlow
Starring: Michael Rooker, Michael Peña, Lucy Hale, Portia Doubleday, Maggie Q
Release Date: 2/14/2020

Bad Boys for Life

Description: Marcus Burnett is now a police inspector and Mike Lowery is in a midlife crisis. They unite again when an Albanian mercenary, whose brother they killed, promises them an important bonus.

Director: Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah
Starring: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, DJ Khaled, Vanessa Hudgens, Joe Pantoliano, Alexander Ludwig
Release Date: 1/17/2020

Trailer Talk is a podcast/article released at the end of every month and contains an informative and entertaining discussion of that month’s trailers.

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Daniel Braindead is a Producer and Cohost of Cinematic Doctrine. Combining his BA of Biblical Studies, brief study in Journalism, and an overdose of film trivia and film history, Daniel brings clarity and comedy to every episode of the Cinematic Doctrine podcast! His prowess for cultural understanding and biblical application always brings something new to the table.

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