New trailers: Beauty and the Beast, The Handmaid’s Tale, and more
I’m honestly one of those people who enjoys Super Bowl commercials more than the actual Super Bowl. They’re not all amazing, but it really is the one time of year where commercials get elevated into something more interesting, where they’re not intent on getting to the brand slogan and sales pitch as quickly as possible and are willing to try showing you a sweet or funny or otherwise engaging story for a change.
The problem for people like me is that, depending on the group of people you’re watching the game with, you can find your watching habits completely out of sync. I don’t care about the game, but I do want to pay attention during the breaks. While for most people, the commercials are still the thing to ignore. Fortunately, they all end up online now, so I’m covered either way.
Check out nine trailers from this week below.
This final trailer for Disney’s live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast is pretty much a tour straight through the movie — but here, where you probably already know the story, it actually works pretty well. Rather than being all dark and gloomy like the other trailers, this one opens up and has a little fun, showing bright colors, familiar songs, and some good moments with Gaston. It comes out March 17th.
The Handmaid’s Tale looks gorgeous, tense, and deeply creepy – and it’s definitely the most exciting series to come to Hulu yet. This 30-second spot is going to play during this Super Bowl this weekend, which, by the way, might be a good time to bug someone for their…