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Teaser trailer for Jon Favreau's COWBOYS & ALIENS oozes John Ford and early Spielberg!

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. With the release of the teaser trailer for Jon Favreau's Summer 2011 tentpole entry COWBOYS AND ALIENS, I figured now would be a good time to talk a tiny bit about something fun that happened a week or two ago. But let's look at the trailer first, shall we? Yahoo has it in much better form than their exclusives yesterday.

Pretty damn good, right? It's a real teaser. You don't see the aliens, you don't know the whole damn story in advance and you don't get all the money shots 8 months out from release. I was in LA recently for a quick in and out trip (that's a hit and run trip, 36 hours in the city, not that I was just there for In-N-Out Burger... although I did that, too) and while I was there a visit to the edit bay of Cowboys and Aliens dropped into my lap, an offer you can't refuse no matter how busy your schedule is. Understandably Favreau doesn't want me to detail every single bit of the nearly 45 minutes I watched reported until a little later, but I will tell you that the talk I was hearing on the set about going for a John Ford aesthetic wasn't placating the movie geek. This is a western first, down to the casting of all involved, from the Steve McQueen-in-Magnificent-Seven-looking Daniel Craig to Keith Carradine as the kind but tough Sheriff (which felt a little like an extension of his Wild Bill Hickock performance in Deadwood) to Olivia Wilde who has never been more exotic and gorgeous onscreen to Paul Dano's pampered rich kid slimebag to Sam Rockwell as the barkeep to Clancy Brown as the preacher with a shotgun. Favreau wasn't going for a John Ford feel in this crazy sci-fi action film, he wanted it to be a John Ford movie before the aliens show up. And they don't show up for a little while, letting us get to know the characters a bit before the shit hits the town. In the first 40 minutes of the movie we are introduced to our characters, every single one gets a moment to make an impression (especially the introduction of Harrison Ford's Col. Dolarhyde, the most feared man in the West until the aliens show up... seriously, nobody has treated Ford like this much of a badass since that shot of the mine-cart light illuminating the pissed off Dr. Jones in Temple of Doom) and then they quickly have to band together in order to save their loved ones. There was a bit of Hitchcock tease in the opening, only glimpsing aliens as lights in the sky or, when one of the fighters is downed by Craig, as a silhouette in a window. Matty Libatique's lighting is top notch as always (between this and Aronofsky's Black Swan I'm tempted to write him a love letter, all my i's dotted with hearts and glitter sprinkled in the envelope). The first two reels I watched from beginning to end and we only made one time jump so that I could get a glimpse at Legacy (nee Stan Winston Studios) Effects' animatronic alien. The set was spectacular (more on that later) and the moment I saw, involving young Noah Ringer giving a surprisingly good performance that makes me hate how badly M. Night fucked up The Last Airbender even more, was tense, creepy and more importantly really there. There was a menace to the alien that I wasn't expecting. Cowboys and Aliens isn't goofy, something that could have easily been the instant knee-jerk for the filmmakers considering the subject matter and the reason I'm personally excited (and happy to see that excitement spreading via this new trailer) is that we're seeing one of our better big budget filmmakers taking genre seriously... two genres in this case and if what I've seen is any indication we could have that rare summer blockbuster that is exciting, thrilling, entertaining, but also doesn't treat us like we're ADHD children that just want something shiny dangled before us every 2 minutes. That's it from me. What'd you think of the trailer? -Quint Follow Me On Twitter

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  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:41 p.m. CST


    by jr1623

    Can't Wait!!!!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:43 p.m. CST


    by connor187

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:43 p.m. CST

    Bout time!

    by connor187

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:44 p.m. CST

    It's LEGACY Effects.

    by Gil Brooks

    Not "Legendary". Movies looks awesome, BTW. Lovin the tone.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:46 p.m. CST

    Looks Cool

    by jellymoff

    Although I can't say I would describe Olivia Wilde as "Exotic".

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:46 p.m. CST

    Thought this was going to be...

    by connor187

    a comedy? Looks pretty cool.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:47 p.m. CST


    by CornNut007

    That butt shot from the poster was no where in that footage! False advertising if I do say so.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:48 p.m. CST

    This movie will be amazing. Comic Con footage was unreal.

    by Yurka

    Can not wait!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:48 p.m. CST

    i have to does look fucking cool.

    by KilliK

    lets hope Favreau and BOBORCI wont fuck up this time.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:49 p.m. CST

    Green Lantern

    by eric haislar

    Don't got shit on that trailer!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:50 p.m. CST

    Yup, looks cool

    by HewligansHaircut

    Got to say, that does look really good. Now it's time to switch off the geek in me and not watch any more trailers or read anything about this movie until i see it in a theater... Let's not spoil the experience...

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:50 p.m. CST

    now that's how to cut a trailer


    it had a little bit of fat, but it was good. left me wanting more. looks like a gorgeous movie too

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:52 p.m. CST

    Looks wildly better than Green Lantern!

    by xcornealiousx

    Enough said! And thanks to Jon for giving Harrison Ford a role worth acting in!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:52 p.m. CST

    Alright, as long as this isn't Jonah Hex I'm in

    by craptacular

    Looks cool.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:53 p.m. CST

    it feels good to be positive about a movie


    everything i see here tends to be shitty. see? we're not negative all the time- just show us something 'cool'

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:53 p.m. CST

    Daniel Craig looks sort of iconic

    by John_McClanes_Vest

    in this. He also looks thin and ill, but iconic too.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:53 p.m. CST

    I liked it! Looks very cool!

    by Zardoz

    Great teaser and the film looks really interesting. I was very skeptical about this, but I definitely want to see this film, now. Good job!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:53 p.m. CST


    by Quint

    You'll see what I mean when you see more of her. It's in the way she's playing it not so much what she looks like.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:54 p.m. CST

    My brain is still trying to absorb...

    by craptacular

    That this isn't some kind of disney monsters vs aliens sequel.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:54 p.m. CST

    Didn't care a bit about this...

    by bah

    then I saw Ford.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:54 p.m. CST

    Craig is the new mcQueen


    and the kick of that shotgun looked authentic, for once in a movie.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:55 p.m. CST

    They've Got Me

    by smallerdemon

    I'm hooked. That looks fantastically epic.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:55 p.m. CST

    Olivia Wilde = Volcano of Hotness

    by KilliK

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:55 p.m. CST

    When was the last time Harrison Ford

    by CornNut007

    ...did a sci-fi movie? Does Indy4 count?

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:56 p.m. CST

    Pardon me sir, did you say Sam Rockwell?

    by son_of_ebert

    I'm in.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:56 p.m. CST

    Olivia Wilde = Volcano of Hotness

    by KilliK

    i think this is going to be her year with Tron and this flick.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:56 p.m. CST

    Volcano of hotness indeed.

    by craptacular

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:56 p.m. CST

    Paul Dino is in this film too.

    by eric haislar

    The cast John got is great.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:56 p.m. CST

    PIP Boy

    by GCH888

    Currently playing Fallout New Vegas and damn this movie gas that Wasteland vibe. Right down to the Pip Boy on Daniel Craig's wrist.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:59 p.m. CST

    ha ha PIP BOY


    yeah i hadn't thought of that, and i'm in the thick of fallout 4 too.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:59 p.m. CST

    James Bond + Indiana Jones = Awesome

    by matchesmalone2380

    nuff said

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:59 p.m. CST


    by louisse

    Aliens. why? Looks good though

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:01 p.m. CST

    That actually looks great

    by MattmanReturns

    Could just be a very well cut trailer, but I love the cast and the atmosphere. And Ford looked all kinds of awesome. I'm hyped.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:01 p.m. CST

    I liked it.

    by phifty2

    At the end I thought Ford was going to say "I got to get me one of those." and ruin the whole thing. <p> And Craig better be prepping for the next Bond film. And news on that now that it seems like all obsticles are out of the way?

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:01 p.m. CST

    Agreed, matchesmalone2380

    by bah

    You'd think someone would have thought of that combo sooner.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:01 p.m. CST

    LASERBLAST 2 FINALLY!!! and a prequel no less..

    by the Green Gargantua

    I don't even mind the weird title. Is that perhaps Colonel Farley's great grand daddy? Wow, that would explain so much!!!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:02 p.m. CST

    Nice Favreau

    by RedLeaderStandingBy

    Show WB how to cut a trailer.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:02 p.m. CST

    Cowboys and HOLY SHIT!!

    by Paratrooper_Activity

    This looks great! I am completely blown away. I was actually first....first to shit my pants!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:02 p.m. CST

    More excited about this one than GL or Tron!!

    by notcher

    Great teaser trailer. Now all we need is a trailer for "The Tree of Life," then it's Batman waiting time.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:04 p.m. CST

    Clancy Brown?!?!?!?!

    by Blackhand2010

    And Keith Carradine? In a tentpole movie? My money is on the counter already!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:05 p.m. CST


    by Wyndam Earle

    for sure! lol

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:05 p.m. CST


    by Stuntcock Mike

    Ahhh Temple of Doom. <p> WE. ARE. GOING. TO. DIE.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:06 p.m. CST

    Daniel Craig for Rowland???

    by MrJJonz

    Looked bad-ass enough in that for the role

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:06 p.m. CST

    James Bond + Indiana Jones + the girl from Year One

    by HomerJay1

    / the director of Iron Man * 3.14 = Orgasm in my pants

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:06 p.m. CST

    Craig is damn cool!!

    by BlackBriar

    This looks awesome! The new Bond has to be on its way.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:07 p.m. CST

    Or Roland even

    by MrJJonz

    I'm an uber-chump

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:07 p.m. CST

    Looks Great!

    by Ivan_Mtl

    The trailer really looks great. I am a big fan of both the science fiction and western genres, and I'm surprised that nobody has thought to combine them before (okay, there is West World, but that was a theme park gone wild). We are all so used to aliens attacking earth in present day, but you have to think that they probably had the same technology100 - 150 years ago as well (and earth was certainly much more vunerable to attack back then). Why not the medeival period as well? Knights slaying what would become the basis for dragons in mythology. If this is a hit, I'm sure somebody will do it.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:08 p.m. CST


    by Wyndam Earle

    for sure! lol

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:08 p.m. CST

    Wow, yeah...

    by biscuithead

    ...looks pretty serious for a film titled 'Cowboys and Aliens'. Also looks like it could be a return of the Harrison Ford we all know and love! Can't believe i'm actually excited about this...

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:09 p.m. CST

    Favreau is fast becoming one of my favorite directors

    by Acappellaman

    He knows how to use humor in movies, and he directs kick-ass action sequences. Bay could learn a lot from him!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:09 p.m. CST

    Oh, and excellent casting!

    by Ivan_Mtl

    I would go see this movie if it was just an ordinary western with the talent that is assembled both on, and off screen.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:10 p.m. CST

    Looking very good.

    by jimmy rabbitte

    This looks like the Harrison Ford we haven't seen, since 'The Fugitive'; and it's, also, looking like a nice return to form for Favreau, after he got handcuffed, by Marvel when he was making Iron Man 2. That trailer made me want to go see this.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:12 p.m. CST



    OUTLANDER was one such film- vikings and a 'dragon' alien.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:12 p.m. CST

    So many good movies next year

    by estacado1

    The only sure ones for now after seeing the trailers are Battle:LA and this. The final Potter is also a must just bcoz I've wathced every one of em in the theater.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:13 p.m. CST


    by AdamWarlock


  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:16 p.m. CST


    by phifty2

    No, Daniel Day-Lewis must be Roland. Or, I guess I'll take Craig but he has to dye his hair.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:16 p.m. CST

    I wonder who

    by HomerJay1

    Favreau casts himself as in this movie? and will it be skinny or fat Favreau??

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:17 p.m. CST


    by Ivan_Mtl

    I didn't see OUTLANDER, but I will be sure to check it out. Thanks for the heads-up!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:18 p.m. CST


    by phifty2

    Read some Aliens or Predator comics. Those bastards visited several time periods.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:18 p.m. CST

    Haven't paid much attention til now.....

    by thot

    ...and it looks very promising. Craig was good casting for this. He pulls off the bad-ass cowboy thing quite well. Here's hoping Harrison Ford shows some of the ol' spark. He seems so bored and uninspired in his films as of late.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:19 p.m. CST

    Han Solo

    by WillKeane

    I for one am really excited to see Harrison Ford start a new career path. No more carrying a movie by himself but taking the older Sean Connery approach and playing second fiddle. Hell, most of the roles are the best anyways. Hopefully this is the start of a second wind for Ford. Growing up watching him as Solo and Jones, I for one am very excited to see him reestablish himself.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:20 p.m. CST


    by bah

    Wild Wild West, Back to the Future III, Brisco County Jr, much of the steampunk genre. But yeah, I do like period sci-fi/horror.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:21 p.m. CST

    Craig even puts on the hat like a nod to Indy.

    by phifty2

    And it's nice to see him wake up from an alien abduction(I assume that's what happened)with a cool wrist gun instead of a sore asshole.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:22 p.m. CST

    Trailer is great, Ron Howard sucks...

    by deathblow64

    but the movie still looks like the best of 2011 crop so far. Too bad Howard is attached to it.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:23 p.m. CST

    Looks great!

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:23 p.m. CST

    Western horror

    by bah

    Not sci-fi, but check out The Burrowers. Very creepy Old West horror, with Clancy Brown, William Mapother, and Doug Hutchison (that's a lot of Lost weirdos!). Streaming on Netflix.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:23 p.m. CST

    John Ford oozing in his grave

    by BradZuhl

    What's John Ford about this trailer? The desert? This looks laughable.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:26 p.m. CST

    Ivan_Mtl wtf are you talking about?

    by KilliK

    Scifi and Western have been combined many times before.the ones i know: Starcraft,BraveStarr,Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs,WestWorld,Firefly,there is an Outer Limits episode with Aliens in the Wild West,there is the Weird West comic series and if you check Wikipedia there is a list with many b-movies and tv episodes set in the Wild West with Aliens.<br /> <p>Besides this movie is based on a comic,in other words it is not as original as you think it is.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:27 p.m. CST

    We had James Bond and Indiana Jones together in INDY3 too

    by KilliK

    just fyi.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:27 p.m. CST

    So glad RDJ dropped out of this

    by Bruce of all Trades

    Would've meant another 2 hours of him stroking his own cock at the thought of how awesome he is, being uber-cocky and a know-it-all (despite having amnesia, from the look of it). Plus it's beginning to feel a bit redundant seeing him in fucking everything nowadays.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:28 p.m. CST

    Bond and Indy...

    by carlotta_valdes

    ...(with more edge in his eyes than I've seen in 10 years)vs Aliens? Opening day for me. I'll pretend Indy 4 had a REALLY late release.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:30 p.m. CST

    Favreau should cast himself as the archetypical bartender

    by KilliK

    he fits the role.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:32 p.m. CST


    by HomerJay1

    You are just assuming he doesn't have a sore asshole... he could have the wrist gun AND a sore asshole! Of course I'm assuming Olivia Wilde already has a sore asshole before she gets abducted... The aliens were probably like "WTF, somebody already probed her asshole!"

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:32 p.m. CST

    Awesome cast

    by judge dredds fresh undies

    Still downloading the trailer...

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:33 p.m. CST

    Now THAT was Cool.

    by greyspecter

    can't wait for this one. Officially stoked. And Liv Wilde always seemed a bit alieny on House

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:33 p.m. CST

    My faith in genre cinema has been RAISED TODAY.

    by The Reluctant Austinite

    I'll be honest, the last two Summers have severely shaken my enthusiasm as a genre film fan and I thought I had either out-aged the imaginative film genre or I'd become imaginatively obsolete in regards to what people want in genre films today. Then all in one day I see THIS, which has me as excited as a schoolboy who just discovered Famous Monsters, and I see the "Green Lantern" trailer which looks much better than I expected after the bad feeling I got from the tone projected in the terrible Entertainment Tonight footage which seem to edit together the worst possible moments in order to make the film look as dumb as possible. I think about upcoming stuff I'm actually excited about again like "Tron: Legacy," "Don't be Afraid of the Dark" and "The Hobbit," and suddenly things don't seem as dark. For weeks I was just cruising the site seeing piece after piece about "Transformers 3," which is exactly the kind of film that has ultimately made me feel alienated by modern genre cinmema. Harry's description of modern genre film makers treaing " us like we're ADHD children that just want something shiny dangled before us every 2 minutes" is absolutely on target and something I wish more critics and fans would rally against instead of allowing those movies to make $300 million "cause it's got good effects so just turn off your brain and have fun." Don't write good reviews of something shinny that will be forgotten in three months. Think before you write! Anyway, what I'm saying is that I'm hearing good things and seeing hopeful signs for the furture of imaginative cinema. It feels good to hopeful again.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:35 p.m. CST

    YES YES YES!!!!!!

    by sam jacksons wig

    The first movie of 2011 that I can definately say I am interested in seeing. It just oozes coolness from every frame, and it will be a delight to see Ford playing evil bastard again. Bring this fucker on with nothing less than absolute haste.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:36 p.m. CST


    by sam jacksons wig

    Because it's a play on "cowboys & indians...."

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:36 p.m. CST

    John Ford is rolling in his grave.

    by Gorgomel

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:36 p.m. CST

    Blown away.

    by blackwood

    I expected goofy from the title alone, although I was a bit suspicious of myself when the teaser poster dropped. I'm really impressed. Fantastic trailer. I didn't think it was possible for me to love Daniel Craig more, but I do.<p>More than anyone who has tried/announced that they intend to try in recent times Favreau really seems to get the eighties Amblin vibe. Starting with ZATHURA.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:36 p.m. CST

    does Craig speak?


    i need to watch it again- does he say ANYthing? if not, i'm guessing it's more than amnesia. i'm guessing he's either a shape-shifting or corpse-hopping alien himself.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:36 p.m. CST

    looks AWESOME

    by Stifler's Mom

    and the title is perfect, IMO

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:38 p.m. CST


    by phifty2

    Imagine if they picked up Sasha Grey. <p> *Alien chief walks over to the examining table and spreads her cheeks* <p> "This one, we can do nothing with her. Send her back."

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:40 p.m. CST

    Jonah Xlax

    by Stalkeye

    From the douchebags that gave us Transfuckups 2.<p>Yes, I'm talking to you Spielberg, Orci and Kurtzman.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:41 p.m. CST

    LMMFAO@ Laserblast 2 (The prequel)

    by Stalkeye

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:44 p.m. CST

    Goofy does not exist in this dojo

    by Cobra--Kai

    Two trailers posted up with Harry and Quint using the same exact expression - they're not "goofy".<p> GREEN LANTERN trailer was most definitely goofy.<p> This one wasn't... but COWBOYS AND ALIENS as a title IS goofy.<p> So all things considered - there's more goofiness around than Harry and Quint are prepared to admit.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:44 p.m. CST

    ADHD kids...

    by skycrapper

    are responsible for giving us garbage like Scott Pilgram. This looks good however.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:45 p.m. CST

    i've seen this's Firefly

    by korkie70

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:46 p.m. CST

    There goes another $9 from my bank account

    by templesweeper

    Dang, I was kinda hoping it would be cool, but man...that looks freaking great. It could ultimately disappoint, but it wasn't like I had high expectations to begin with. Love the cast, love the look...and that is always a great place to start. I don't even know that I WANT to see any more than what I just saw. I'd rather be surprised. This trailer did what trailers are supposed to do. Thank you, Mr. Trailer Editor Person.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:47 p.m. CST

    by Cobra--Kai

    Quint, also (as Bradzhul) said - how does this trailer ooze John Ford?<p> Have you even seen a John Ford movie dude?<p> This film looks more in line with recent 'actiony' westerns like TOMBSTONE and QUICK AND THE DEAD. No bad thing. But not John Ford.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:53 p.m. CST


    by Bruce of all Trades

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    by Bruce of all Trades

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:54 p.m. CST

    nah, this looks so much cooler than Firefly

    by Stifler's Mom

    Fireway was pure sci-fi with western tones that the casual viewer might not even pick up on. This looks like a real western, wit sci-fi elements. So much cooler.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:55 p.m. CST


    by phifty2

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:59 p.m. CST

    this is more green lantern than green lantern


    and more jonah hex than jonah hex was.and that's pretty sad for DC

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:59 p.m. CST


    by Bruce of all Trades

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    by phifty2


  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:02 p.m. CST

    The only thing 'Ford' about this so far that I see...

    by carlotta_valdes

    ...besides Harrison, would be all the great character actors that are inserted in this. Keith Carradine, Clancy Brown, Sam Rockwell, Walter Goggins, Paul Dano along with Ford and Craig?...that's one kick-ass contemporary John Ford cast right there. If what Quint says is true...that they're actually taking a 'Stagecoach'like approach to the story arch, and taking the time to introduce and establish this great cast of characters before lead and lasers start flying, this could be great.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:04 p.m. CST


    by carlotta_valdes

    'Lead and Lasers' maybe?

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:05 p.m. CST

    Looks Amazing!!!

    by BilboRing

    The feel of the film looks great. Great actors. Great FX. Great director. Great producers. This should rock the house!!!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:06 p.m. CST


    by phifty2

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:08 p.m. CST

    'Lead and Lasers'

    by phifty2

    Hmmm. reminds of that "Leather and Lace" song.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:08 p.m. CST

    Awright! Badass Harrison Ford is back!!

    by Daytripper69

    About time, too. You've been missed, sir.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:10 p.m. CST

    I think I just stubbed my brain on stupidity

    by Gordak

    All talent aside, you have this thing called suspension of disbelief. This looks all shades of stupid to me. I almost can't handle these vs. movies anymore. Not almost...I can't. This is just plain dumb.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:15 p.m. CST

    Looks like SHIT!

    by elsewhere

    My bad thought this was the Green Lantern talkback.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:15 p.m. CST

    Can't help but compare this to Green Lantern trailer

    by ltgalloway

    When you mention taking genre seriously. Perhaps it was horribly misleading and unfinished, but the Green Lantern folks could learn a lot from watching this one.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:15 p.m. CST

    not what i was expecting

    by bourne7855

    and thats a good thing. i too thought it would be a hokey comedy. im pleasantly suprised. daniel craig is just plain awesome. i hope he plays bond at least 3 more times

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:15 p.m. CST

    so much for that...

    by carlotta_valdes

    ...Phifty2 just put that thought down like a 18 year old, incontinent cancer dog. Just looked at the rest of the cast list. Prediction...Raoul Trujillo will be Badass in this. Nice to see the heavy from Apocalypto getting more high profile work.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:29 p.m. CST

    That teaser really teased!

    by Carl XVI Gustaf

    I wanna see it now.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:30 p.m. CST


    by ThroughTheBrokenWindowWithDancinDelroyLindo

    Done and done. The Cowboy Ford was all I needed. Damn that wily Favreau has done well for himself...long way from "Rudy".

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:33 p.m. CST

    Awesome trailer.

    by blackmantis

    Hope that translates to an awesome movie.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:34 p.m. CST

    Gordak- what's to disbelieve?


    do you like SCI-FI at all? 99.9% of it is implausible. the only thing i disbelieve is Favreau's/Iron-Man's/Movie tech's addiction to machinery that folds and unfolds as if it were 2 dimensional and can do 1000 things.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:35 p.m. CST

    Ride em' Cowboy.

    by BanditDarville

    Didn't I read that Olivia Wilde does some NEKKID Indian ceremonial dance in this picture? Giddy Up indeed.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:37 p.m. CST

    Wilde is an actual actress

    by greyspecter

    not just a pretty face. Watch the hostage episode of House to see her chops. Let's have more of her rather than Blake Lively and Scarlett Jo.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:38 p.m. CST

    'oozes John Ford'e......

    by Gungan Slayer

    The fuck? How the hell do you come up with that statement based off this trailer? I mean seriously. Trailer looks awesome though, and I'm really glad Harrison Ford is in this.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:42 p.m. CST

    That bar

    by pushthebuttonmax

    looks exactly like the one in the 3:10 to Yuma remake, the scene where they drink to their fallen comrades and what not.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:44 p.m. CST

    Needs Will Smith!

    by Simpsonian

    Seriously, I thought this was going to be either a cartoon or a lame-ass Will Smith comedy. FUCK ME that was bad-ass. John Favreu for BLOOD MERIDIAN!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:45 p.m. CST


    by SnapT

    That LASERBLAST comparison is genius.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:53 p.m. CST


    by Sonny_Williams

    My interest in this just went from about 3.5 to 11! Holy sweet motherfuck, if this trailer didn't give you at least a little tingle you need to go away and never return to AICN, 'cause you're no film geek!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:53 p.m. CST

    Didn't Ebert like Laserblast?


    He gave it 2 and a half stars.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:54 p.m. CST

    should be seen for cast alone


    and anyone who thinks otherwise needs to cheer the fuck up.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3 p.m. CST

    THIS is what War of the Worlds should've been!

    by The Great One

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:02 p.m. CST

    Why Does Craig Look Older Than Ford?

    by Acquanetta

    Not so much after he finds that really big hat to wear, but particularly in the opening scenes.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:02 p.m. CST

    and if this is a 'teaser'-


    then i don't want to see any more either. this seemed the length of a standard trailer but hooked me, and showed me enough to hook me without giving away the entire movie. that's what trailers USED to do. i guess that is called a teaser now. so if this is a teaser, what do you call that shitty SUPER 8 'teaser' thing they filmed before the movie has even begun production, shows us nothing, and arouses no wonder or interest?

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:05 p.m. CST

    I love LASERBLAST.

    by the Green Gargantua

    When I was a little kid I made a replica of the gun and pendant thing and would pretend to kill everyone.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:06 p.m. CST

    I'm impressed

    by BarryConvex

    It looks a lot better than I thought it was going to be. I definitely like the serious/gritty tone to it, I was expecting something campy. Let's just hope Harrison Ford gives us an actual performance instead of sleepwalking through it like he's done in the past decade or so.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:17 p.m. CST

    Looks promising

    by Screwbini

    I like the concept and the cast is outstanding. Ford is showing signs of life again and Craig is all kinds of cool. I was reminded of how much I need another Bond film with Craig as 007 - NOW!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:18 p.m. CST

    War of the West

    by Reckoner

    The prequel to War of the Worlds...

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:19 p.m. CST

    Daniel Craig

    by Reckoner

    is going to have a hell of a year. This and Girl w/ Dragon Tattoo (Fincher)... Screw Bond!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:21 p.m. CST

    Olivia Wilde should be Spider-Woman...

    by templesweeper the second Avengers movie (which you know is coming in about 5 years). She is a great actress, not just a pretty face. But, to be fair, I wouldn't mind seeing her in that costume.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:29 p.m. CST

    How about you just make a good western instead?

    by RETURN_of_FETT

    Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford in a western is a great idea.</p><p>Then the fucking aliens show up and it's like "....awwww shiiiiiit."

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:32 p.m. CST


    by DrMorbius

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:33 p.m. CST

    Where's the twat

    by Robber_Button

    who said he was out because of Iron Man 2? <br></br> <br></br> If I see you near a cinema or hovering over a download button i'll gut you like a fish and wear your intestines like it was Mardi Gras bitch. <br></br> <br></br> Whining pantywaist.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:39 p.m. CST

    Ford seems to have a president Bush thing going on.

    by alienindisguise

    At least from the few lines of his in this trailer.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:40 p.m. CST

    I like aliens...

    by RETURN_of_FETT

    I like Alien movies. I just don't like them in my WESTERNS. For one simple reason.....because it's fucking stupid.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:42 p.m. CST

    "John Favreu for BLOOD MERIDIAN!"

    by phifty2

    Whoa, easy there guy. Let Todd Field do it.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:44 p.m. CST

    Sherlock Holmes vs. Godzilla

    by RETURN_of_FETT

    King Arthur vs. Predator</p><p>Abraham Lincoln Vs. Species</p><p>Mother Theresa in The Planet of The Apes</p><p>Get working on those fuckers hollywood!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:45 p.m. CST


    by phifty2

    Really? You can't take little genre mixing?

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:46 p.m. CST

    And hell, speaking of your name...

    by phifty2

    wasn't Fett basically The Man With No Name in the Star Wars universe?

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:50 p.m. CST

    Fred Van Lente

    by Larry Jay

    Wrote the Graphic Novel why isn't his name in the credits. What's really cool is I got Fred's Autograph on my copy of C&A at NYCC. Damn that was fun. Really impressed with the teaser.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:54 p.m. CST

    This looks great.

    by Orbots Commander

    And it makes the GL trailer look sort of sad in comparison. <p> And is it me, but I was getting a very Steve Mcqueen vibe from Craig here? Hell, he looks just like him. <p> Also Favreau looks like he brought Harrison Ford back to life again, because his sneering line in the beginning of the trailer is aces.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:55 p.m. CST

    If he wore a sambrero and pancho you'd have a point

    by RETURN_of_FETT

    But he doesn't, so fuck wood.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:56 p.m. CST

    It does look surprisingly good, however...

    by MandrakeRoot I the only one who thinks even that was too much for a so-called teaser? When I think of teaser I think of 1 minute trailer with maybe one scene or something like TDK with the Joker teaser. This was more like a trailer...almost three minutes long, and one too many money shots. I know by modern standards it does seem like they held back a lot which is good, but I still think that was way more than a tease. But besides the moronic title, it looks pretty badass, particularly Daniel Craig.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:59 p.m. CST

    hmm..neat - Ford and Bond again!

    by FleshMachine

    i'll be there.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4 p.m. CST

    That looks cool!!!!

    by Gabba-UK

    Gone up several notches on my must see radar.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4:01 p.m. CST

    From the director of Iron Man 2

    by D o o d

    Which was bullshit!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4:05 p.m. CST

    Indiana Jones vs. V

    by RETURN_of_FETT

    Hey, maybe it will turn out to be a fun little flick. I'm just saying that people are going to laugh at the trailer, and not in a good way.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4:06 p.m. CST

    "Lead & Lasers" less goofy than "Cowboys & Aliens"

    by Cheif Brody

    Dumb title. <p> Awesome trailer! Altho...with that fuckin awesome cast?... This coulda been one helluva straight up Western. <p> Hope the Alien angle doesn't sink it.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4:06 p.m. CST

    If Craig is recast in the next Bond movie...

    by Orbots Commander

    ...I'll be super pissed at the Broccollis. The guy can do, like five more Bonds, without breaking a sweat. He's definitely the best Bond since Connery. And give it to somebody like Peter Berg to direct.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4:08 p.m. CST


    by phifty2

    Didn't think of that. Ford has starred with a Bond before. They really need to get Moore, Brosnan, Dalton, and Lazenby to cameo in his next film and some kind of hollywood record would be made.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4:10 p.m. CST


    by phifty2

    "fuck wood". Is that an insult? And he almost wore a poncho, he had a Wookie pelt draped over his shoulder.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4:11 p.m. CST

    Craig is still Bond

    by RedLeaderStandingBy

    And Sam Mendes is stil attached to direct.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4:12 p.m. CST

    Give to me your lasers, take from me my lead

    by phifty2

    Damn you people for getting that song stuck in my head!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4:16 p.m. CST

    Still is

    by RedLeaderStandingBy

    I'm tired. I'm sorry.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4:18 p.m. CST

    Cheif Brody...

    by carlotta_valdes are waaay too kind, even in a backhanded fashion. But thanks nonetheless.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4:23 p.m. CST


    by Dharma4

    The world shall implode now. I await forthcoming doom.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4:24 p.m. CST

    Kinda cool how...

    by WeylandYutani

    James Bond and Indiana Jones are in a second movie together! <P> This looks like it could be great fun and could be Ford's return to form after literally years of dull uninspired performances and dull uninspired films from him. We almost got it in IJ4 but not quite. <P> This has potential to be great fun. <P> PS: was that visible wire work when that stuntman was tossed from his horse at ~1:36?

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4:29 p.m. CST

    No news on The Thing prequel being postponed

    by phifty2


  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4:35 p.m. CST


    by doom master


  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4:37 p.m. CST

    Klaatu Barada Clint-o

    by Klytus_I.m_Bored

    that was terrible and I apologize

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4:43 p.m. CST

    Like everyone else, I'm shocked its not silly!

    by Rebel Scumb

    I was expecting a Men In Black/Wild Wild West tone, or at least more like Iron man, but this looks really great. And I agree, its great to see the Harrison Ford of my youth resurrected!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4:52 p.m. CST

    Your mom fucks wood

    by SierraTangoFoxtrotUniform

    Wood = my 23.5 inch penis.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4:55 p.m. CST

    templesweeper Spider Woman is awesome.

    by the Green Gargantua

    But without the Invasion stolen life/identity background that gives her such brutal depth she may fall flat. (Olivia would look great in that get up tho)

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4:56 p.m. CST

    Doom Master, I'm sure you know what ball stank smells like

    by SierraTangoFoxtrotUniform

    How do you get it off your chin?

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 5:17 p.m. CST

    This movie looks fantastic

    by SithMenace

    I can't wait to see it.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 5:19 p.m. CST

    I'd pay to see just the COWBOYS part....

    by LaneMyersClassic

    Craig looks awesome and has the spaghetti western "tip of the hat" down pat! Ford would've been a great villain by himself - no aliens needed.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 5:19 p.m. CST

    I have seen worse

    by shutupfanboy

    Next year is going to be a better year with this Thor, Green Lantern and Harry Potter. This year sucked and we need a reboun

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 5:22 p.m. CST

    All that AND Olivia Wilde?!?

    by HapaPapa72

    I'm there.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 5:27 p.m. CST

    I was disappointed when Robert Downey Jr. left

    by JackBauer@CTU

    the project... but, now, after having seen the teaser, Craig seems to be the perfect choice.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 5:30 p.m. CST

    LaneMyers is right.....Favreau's nailed it

    by Hint_of_Smegma

    I'd watch that comboy movie alone and be jazzed about it, without the scifi element. Ford for once looks like he's actually acting again which is a brilliant, brilliant thing and Craig looked awesome. This is going to be fantastic. Zero doubts about it.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 5:30 p.m. CST

    Even though it made a ton of money, I think

    by skimn

    Favreau's a little hurt from the mediocre reviews of Iron Man 2. So he's gonna go balls-up geek-out on this. Gotta love the cast. At first I had my reservations (no pun, I insist), but the trailer has got my hope up.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 5:32 p.m. CST

    Looks fun

    by darthvedder81

    Favreau is a smart and talented guy. I recognized his chops as early as "Zathura". Like Spielberg or Zemeckis in their prime he knows how to use special effects and how to balance humor and drama.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 5:51 p.m. CST

    PIP BOY 4000!

    by chainsaw_shawn

    I wish i had a pip boy too. and wish i was able to shoot lasers from my wrists... I wasnt impressed with this trailer though.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 5:54 p.m. CST


    by dukeroberts

    I can't wait. Release it now!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 5:56 p.m. CST

    I liked Iron Man 2

    by dukeroberts

    I don't understand the hatin' on it.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 5:56 p.m. CST

    Nothing special here

    by 420 Boylston St

    I have to see a full trailer before I can make a decision.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 5:57 p.m. CST


    by RedBull_Werewolf

    pretty sure Favreau was alreasdy filming C&A by the time some of the medicore reviews of IM2 came out

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 5:58 p.m. CST


    by 2007

    favreau and his pretty trailer, this has bait and switch written all over it.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 6:02 p.m. CST

    Looks Far Better Than Green Lantern

    by Media Messiah

    I hope that there is more to this film than this, that makes it worthy to see, but it's already killing Green Lantern.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 6:05 p.m. CST

    Will be a great bad accent movie.

    by JuanSanchez

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 6:13 p.m. CST

    People hate on Iron Man 2

    by D o o d

    because Iron Man was awesome. Iron Man 2 was complete and utter trash!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 6:19 p.m. CST

    Now that was a good teaser trailer!

    by Thanos0145

    That is how you create some positive buzz for your movie.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 6:21 p.m. CST

    Someone must've spiked Ford's prune juice

    by Rocco Curioso

    Good to see the old boy so lively. Here's hoping it spans the entire movie.<P>Yes, as teaser trailers go... that one hints at a potentially winning movie. But I no longer trust good trailers. A *mediocre* trailer usually indicates a movie of similar quality; cat's outta the bag/move along, nothing to see here. "The Phantom Menace" seemed to usher in a new era of truly impressive trailers that ultimately yielded piss-poor movies. Not always the case, but far too frequently.<P>If George Lucas left one significant imprint on American cinema with the SW Prequels, it was how to cut a trailer that fools the shit out of almost everyone.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 6:27 p.m. CST

    How cool would it be for a movie to incorporate

    by skimn

    V.A.T.S.? An alien weapon could assign percentage of damage to body parts, and the shooting could be in super slow motion...

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 6:31 p.m. CST

    Damn yahoo and quicktime!!!

    by CallMeSNAKEimeanPLISKEN

    What the HELL!! Every freaking time I try to play one of the HD versions it downloads a qtlHD.qtl file that it says "quicktime does not understand"!?!? I had no trouble playing that SHIT looking Green Lantern trailer yesterday(I hope the movie is good but those suit FX SUCK!) Now I can't get this trailer to play. Really want to see this trailer in HD. Anyone else having trouble? I can't be the only one can I?

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 6:33 p.m. CST

    RE: Trailers...yea..I seem to remember

    by skimn

    Max Payne not looking too bad trailer wise....ahem. But then Favreau is 10 times the director Moore is.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 6:34 p.m. CST


    by MattmanReturns

    I would pay for that, as New Vegas currently occupies much of my free time. I guess Book of Eli is as close as I'll get to a Fallout movie.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 6:35 p.m. CST

    This looks good and it's a relief with all the shit about

    by moonlightdrive

    these days.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 6:35 p.m. CST

    Dood...IM2 did have Sam Rockwell..

    by skimn

    he was great, as always. The rest?

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 6:39 p.m. CST


    by D o o d

    Damn you! you're right Monsieur Rockwell is always great to watch. Even with his mighty powers he couldn't save that turd!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 6:39 p.m. CST

    IM2 was entertaining

    by MattmanReturns

    Flawed, yes, but not bad. The haters are going over the top as usual. Oddly, truly bad films (Legion, Skyline) seem to go unnoticed. Some of you wouldn't know a bad film if it stuck its dick up your ass.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 6:42 p.m. CST


    by dengreg31

    Huh, that was an excellent trailer.. I'm in.. And Wilde can actually act... Lively in the GL trailer made me ill..

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 6:42 p.m. CST


    by dengreg31

    Huh, that was an excellent trailer.. I'm in.. And Wilde can actually act... Lively in the GL trailer made me ill..

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 6:51 p.m. CST

    Aliens would have a much easier time taking over these days

    by CreasyBear

    rather than back in the Old West. People weren't technology-dependent pussies back then. What would aliens do back then to disrupt our lives? Hijack the Internet? Disrupt a metropolitan power grid? Okay, they could still blow us up, but my point stands.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 6:56 p.m. CST

    Sorry Quint

    by scrote

    ...but this does not bode well. It looks like a mid budget science fiction 'Bonanza' with actors who should be doing better things. Toy store are gonna have a field day, no doubt...wrist gizmos everywhere. Ah well...even the gorgeous Wilde looks like she's thinking, "shit, I wonder what House is doing right now? I really should get back." I'm surprised by a lot of the TB's here who think this is an above-average plays like an ad for a tv movie of the week

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 7:03 p.m. CST

    2011 Could Be A Great Summer

    by THX1968

    I fucking hated Iron Man 2, but that doesn't mean that Favreau can't rock it out. I don't think you'll be seeing a sloppy piece of shit in Cowboys & Aliens, not with Craig, Ford and Spielberg hanging around. Won't get too loose as Iron Man 2 did. Then we have Super 8 and Green Lantern to look forward to. I guess it all can't be worse than last summer.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 7:33 p.m. CST


    by Loveinformant

    This is the western version of "Outlander" instead of Vikings they've got cowboys. It even starts the same way with the hero not waking up not knowing where he is. I hope they don't make him turn out to be an alien or time-traveler too. And instead of Jesus they got the Jewish dude from deliverance! Haha! Looks awesome though.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 7:43 p.m. CST

    Yeah Love....

    by scrote

    ...and what a blockbuster Outlander turned out to be...genre-defining I believe...heh-heh

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 8 p.m. CST


    by JackSlater4

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 8:08 p.m. CST

    When's the last time you saw a trailer for general audiences

    by JackSlater4

    where a guy gets stabbed in the penis?

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 8:12 p.m. CST

    Spielberg as producer

    by Bass Ackwards

    and Ford as star have been party to some garbage movies, so they're not a guarantee of anything (or starters, Indiana Jones...). That said this looks pretty kick ass, I just wanted to start the message off beig snarky.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 8:25 p.m. CST "based on the acclaimed graphic novel" ??

    by Bouncy X

    have they changed that much, are they just ashamed of it or did they finally realize nobody outside comic fans ever heard of it?

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 8:53 p.m. CST

    This sucks

    by Colonel Activity

    Don't like it one bit. Reminds me of Twin Peaks: Fire Walks With Me.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 8:58 p.m. CST

    You guys do know it's not titled "Cowboys Vs Aliens"

    by bah

    Right? It's "Cowboys AND Aliens", and it's a pun on "Cowboys & Indians", which may be lost on anyone not American or under 30.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 9:04 p.m. CST

    I count only 9 negative comments on this talkback

    by applescruff

    Out of over 200 comments! And the first negative comment came like 70 comments in. Something is up with the natural order of things. But this DOES look awesome, so.....

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 9:04 p.m. CST

    I count only 9 negative comments on this talkback

    by applescruff

    Out of over 200 comments! And the first negative comment came like 70 comments in. Something is up with the natural order of things. But this DOES look awesome, so.....

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 9:06 p.m. CST

    did Favreau re-enroll in film school?

    by Titus05

    Favreau is actually making good movies now...before Iron Man he pretty much he's on a roll (although Iron Man 2 was not as good as the original)...I guess Elf and Zathura were just training films

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 9:11 p.m. CST


    by D o o d

    I'm sorry to disappoint you but Favreau's best film to date is Swingers, which was made a very long time ago. I love Iron Man but his new stuff is not even in the same league as the genius in Swingers!

  • Glad to see Favreau has found his calling.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 9:22 p.m. CST

    ..the trailer.

    by CodeName

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 9:30 p.m. CST

    Trailer was cut real nice, too.

    by CodeName

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 9:35 p.m. CST

    D o o d

    by Titus05

    I was referring to movies he directed...Favreau did not direct 'Swingers'

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 9:35 p.m. CST

    MST3K had a great episode featuring Laserblast

    by tritium

    It's worth it just to see the end credits when Mike and the Bots skewer Leonard Maltin for giving Laserblast 2-1/2 stars. They then proceed to list all these great movies that Maltin gave similar scores....the obvious joke being that Maltin evidently considers Laserblast to be as good as, or superior to such films as:<p> Being There<p> Taxi Driver<p> Animal House<p> The Name of the Rose<p> A Fish Called Wanda<p> Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom<p> Amadeus<p> Marathon Man<p> Outlaw Josey Wales<p> Unforgiven<p> Monty Python and the Holy Grail<p> A Bridge to Far<p> ...and I will just finish this off with...<p>BLADE RUNNER (2 stars)<p>That's right, Leonard Maltin thinks Laserblast is better then Bladerunner !!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 9:38 p.m. CST

    It will be fun

    by Loveinformant

    But wont redefine any genres. It'll be like peter Jackson's "Lovely Bones" in a sense that he enjoyed the source material and just probably needed to get out of his system. He really needs a fresh vision for Iron Man 3 cause 2 was a teeny weeny little stale.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 9:39 p.m. CST

    Forgot to add a few more...

    by tritium

    Maltin gave 2-1/2 stars (the same as Laserblast) also to:<p> The Big Lebowski<p> The Princess Bride<p> Shawshank Redemption<p> Yes indeed, these movies were ONLY as good as Laserblast.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 9:45 p.m. CST

    This Is Gonna Be a Good Movie


    Great cast, great premise. Teaser is awesome. I'm now officially excited by this, when before I could have cared less. Now I'm actually really looking forward to it. And Ford does look great. Glad to see him in a solid adventure piece again.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 9:52 p.m. CST

    Elf and Zarathustra Were Great


    Both very good movies, but very well directed. Perhaps, in some cases, better than their source material. Or, in the case, directed better than acted by Will Farrell, playing a--get this!--over the top man-child!<br><br> I really thought Zarathustra was very well directed. Not the highest quality source material, but if you watch it for pacing, framing, editing, the performances . . . it's a really good film.<br><br>Sort of like Steven Spielberg's Always is not the greatest script (or the best actor choices--Richard Dreyfuss as a hotshot forest fire fighting pilot?). But if you just watch it for how it was directed, it's beautiful. Why Spielberg seems incapable of capturing that effortlessly cinematic beauty in any of his recent films, I got no idea. But I digress.<br><br> Iron Man was awesome. The lowest quality film he's directed so far is Iron Man 2. Which was still pretty good. So, I'm expecting this will be a very rewarding film to watch.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 9:52 p.m. CST

    looks good

    by _Venkman

    we'll see

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 9:58 p.m. CST

    Bad Wire Work on the Cowboy THrown Backwards.

    by cookylamoo

    But who cares, Harry will hype this film to death.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 10:03 p.m. CST


    by Joaquin_Ondamoon

    I only checked out the TB so I could shred Harry for comparing Favreau to Ford and Spielberg, but that actually looks...well - good! I know - right? I intitally dismissed this flick due to the title, but I loves me some Daniel Craig (he did speak at least once,to answer a previous TB'er) and I'm excited about the rest of the cast as well (Clancy FUCKING Brown! Hells yeah!). LOL @ 'Fistfull of Xenos'. The best I could come up with was "The Quick and The Zerg". Now I gotta go see it. Oh, and fuck Leonard Maltin. Really.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 10:05 p.m. CST


    by Joaquin_Ondamoon

    ...I meant 'at first', but I think I've coined a new word that I like more...I know - right?

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 10:07 p.m. CST

    That wire will be removed 8 months from now.

    by Cheif Brody

    I can assure you.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 10:23 p.m. CST

    @scrote - about Outlander

    by blakindigo

    What the hell are you talking about? That was a $50 million dollar film that was released for 2 weeks, despite fairly good reviews and business. The Weinstein Company had serious money problems and couldn't sink more money into promotion. That film was cut off at the knees due to a distributor cock-up.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 10:31 p.m. CST

    I don't get the Ford hate.

    by phifty2

    "Finally he seems alive in this film." Really? From two lines and about four shots of him? <p> I'm not saying he isn't but despite what you think of Crystal Skull, Ford likes it and is great in it. Mass hysteria/hypnosis in full effect here.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 10:43 p.m. CST

    And for fuck's sake...

    by phifty2

    ...the guy was Indy(Dr. Jones to you) and Han. Cut. Him. Some. Slack. Where would pop culture be without those two characters? <p> If Harrison Ford showed up at my house and demanded to fuck my girlfriend I'd say, "Would you get going you pirate."

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 10:59 p.m. CST

    AVGN has reviewed Laserblast

    by KilliK

    check it out:

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 11:08 p.m. CST

    No one really hates Harrison Ford

    by MattmanReturns

    That's like hating pizza.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 11:16 p.m. CST


    by tritium

    Not sure if you saw my earlier post regarding MST3K, Laserblast, and Leonard Maltin. Definitely check out the MST3K episode. It is available on YouTube.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 11:20 p.m. CST

    Laserblast was hilarious

    by MattmanReturns

    Especially the part where he triumphantly blows up the Star Wars billboard in slow motion.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 11:25 p.m. CST

    Phantom Menace trailer looked cool too

    by Rupee88

    When will you guys ever learn...I guess never as hope spring eternal. But it was a well done trailer and makes me think the movie may not suck...time will tell.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 11:28 p.m. CST

    Dr. Pepperspray...

    by hulkiest

    My thoughts exactly on both Harrison Ford's line readings and the writers. You have to work pretty hard to find two more tedious screenplays than Legend of Zorro and Transformers. And yet there's that pair, executive producing and working for Spielberg.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 11:30 p.m. CST

    Favreau directed "Made" too

    by Rupee88 You guys omit it from his filmography. But yes he didn't have a choice with Iron Man 2...they made him take that lousy script or would have replaced him. He does seem to have some good instincts.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 11:32 p.m. CST

    Sorry to say this, But...

    by Darth_Kaos

    ...this teaser looks better than the Green Lantern trailer.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 11:33 p.m. CST

    You guys have serious short term memory

    by MattmanReturns

    You only remember the last film a person made, and judge them by it. "I didn't like IM2, so Jon FATreau (hahahah I'm so clever!!) sucks donkey dick!" or "That last Indy movie sucked, so I hate Harrison Ford." Sound like a bunch of tweens.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:11 a.m. CST

    It's cool, Mattman.

    by CodeName

    Harrison will always be legendary. It's a shame that things kinda changed after the 80's. I don't know who to blame-- us, or the media (mostly the media). But I have yet to see the Harrison of today. The best scene from Blade Runner was when he broke Rachel's heart in his apartment without even flinching by telling her she was a replicant. And yes, he was also Han in the SW originals borrowing lines from Kurosawa's black and whites (ESB). Kids these days will never know. That's something I've come to terms with. I'm with you, man.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:13 a.m. CST

    I'm a bit shocked...

    by JaguarWong just how damn good that trailer is. Will be seeing the film for sure. (Now I want to see a movie about the Grande Armee encountering a massive horde of flesh-eating ghouls during the 1812 invasion of Russia... NAPOLEON VS. ZOMBIES!)

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:14 a.m. CST


    by CodeName


  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:16 a.m. CST

    IM 2 was not trash

    by xsi kal

    ... it just was not as good as IM1. <p> No need to indulge in unwarranted extremism.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:29 a.m. CST


    by CodeName

    The new kids missed out. Nothing will ever touch this again.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:49 a.m. CST

    Looks pretty lame to me

    by genrefanboy

    Craig has a terrible accent & really cannot act he is so 1 dimensional. Everything he has done since Casino Royale proves this. You just cannot believe the guy when he talks its like the lights went out he is so boring! <,p> Hmmm let me guess Olivia Wilde is somehow either related to the Aliens via relatives & or actually is an undercover Alien giving them info....... or she is Ford's long lost daughter. <,p> Its either her or Ford as you know they always put in that kind of lame surprise (duhhhh like you did not see that coming!!!).

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 1:18 a.m. CST


    by Dijjot

    jonah hex with less sloppy camera/music and aliens? No thank you. Looks like a "legion" caliber non-contender.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 1:39 a.m. CST


    by j-bot

    This trailer made me want to see it. I'm there.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 1:41 a.m. CST

    Fuck YES, bring it on!!!

    by Motoko Kusanagi

    still 8 months away, eh?<p>*sigh*

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 1:45 a.m. CST

    I wish it didn't have aliens...

    by Swoomustdie

    I never thought I'd say that about any movie but goddamn, the Western build-up in the trailer just looks completely righteous on it's own.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 2:55 a.m. CST

    I'm lovin' it!

    by yodalovesyou

    And if it makes over two hundred million at the box-office, Harry Ford will have had big hits in the 70's, 80's, 90's, 2000's and the tweenies! That's five decades of box-office blitzkrieg!

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 2:55 a.m. CST

    Looks fantastic! I'm hearing good things about Harrison too

    by Hardboiled Wonderland

    Fingers crossed he channels Dolarhyde into Indy V.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 3:38 a.m. CST

    The Town looks too much like a set on a Hollywood Lot

    by Orionsangels

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 4:12 a.m. CST

    Looks superb

    by digginjim

    Can't wait - count me in.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 4:54 a.m. CST

    That was Fucking Awesome!!

    by Righteous Brother

    Just jumped straight to the top of my must see list for next year. Could this also mean that Harrison Ford is finally moving into character actor roles - something he should have done at least ten years ago.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 5:32 a.m. CST

    Daniel Craig for The Dark Tower!

    by BookhouseBoy

    It'll never happen, but I can dream..

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 6:30 a.m. CST

    Craig could also play Putin

    by David Cloverfield

    Think about it.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 6:40 a.m. CST


    by Thunderbolt Ross

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 6:40 a.m. CST

    by Thunderbolt Ross

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 6:41 a.m. CST

    Now THAT looks Great

    by Thunderbolt Ross

    Maybe it's an unfair comparison but that looks so much better than Green Lantern

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 6:44 a.m. CST

    Ben 10 Alien Force!

    by Joely_Boy

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 6:47 a.m. CST

    John Ford INfluenced Akira Kurosawa

    by Aquatarkusman

    Not this.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 6:56 a.m. CST

    "Craig could also play Putin"

    by JaguarWong

    ...or Rommel.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 7:10 a.m. CST

    Australians and Aliens

    by Joely_Boy

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 7:27 a.m. CST

    To the guy who said "nonplussed."

    by rbatty024

    The definition of "nonplussed" is not unimpressed. Rather, it's shocked and confused. Just trying to help you out. The more you know, and all that.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 7:50 a.m. CST

    Favreau didn't direct Swingers

    by Monolith_Jones

    Doug Liman did.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 8:18 a.m. CST

    NO --

    by MattHooper

    It doesn't ooze John Ford, and it doesn't ooze Steven Speilberg, either. Who the Fuck wrote that copy ??

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 9:10 a.m. CST

    Quint wrote that copy.

    by Subtitles_Off

    Quint oozes indefensible hyperbole.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 9:30 a.m. CST

    shame on u favreau

    by grammaton

    releasing a teaser with non edited "making of material"...... or is it just again one of your zillions of mistakes, that even the wires are not edited out of the teaser????? the teaser fucked up for me totally after seeing this wires easily in the first time i watched it... TEASERFAIL

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 9:46 a.m. CST

    Just a few things....

    by Joaquin_Ondamoon

    ...I don't think anyone's hating on Harrison Ford, I think it's because he's such an icon that when he does a crappy movie we're all so disappointed. I do agree with the TBer that said he should do more character roles (although the whole - 'I want that man...' thing was a bit much for me. Channeling Hackman in 'Unforgiven?). I loved 'Outlander', a film that got no studio support. Everyone I've recommended it to liked it: it's not 'Star Wars', just a cool twist on the genre. I don't see Craig as one-dimensional at all. Watch 'Layer Cake' - he's awesome in it. And even though the film itself is 8 months away, the trailer still looks better than Green Lantern's, wires and all. I know - right?

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 9:59 a.m. CST

    But will we see the FINGER OF DOOM?!

    by Nasty In The Pasty

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 10:02 a.m. CST

    This could really use

    by Colonel Activity

    Shaquille O'Neal as KAZAM! the rapping genie.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 10:03 a.m. CST

    H.R. Giger's 'Unforgiven'

    by zinc_chameleon

    What impressed me is how every detail I saw on the screen was so well thought through. Craig's character wakes up, and doesn't have time to figure out who put the fancy shackle on his wrist. When Olivia asks him 'Are they demons?" he could have taken the classic hero posture, and calmed her; instead he stays in bad-ass character. And Harrison Ford in the half-light (you're right about the lighting) looking ugly and old and mean and serious really does work. Remember when he was the bad guy on Kung Fu? He always made a better heavy than a hero, if you ask me.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 10:07 a.m. CST

    the visible wires


    how do you know that's what they are? maybe they are whip-like tentacles or cables released from the ships for all we know. just because a majority of alien films (including skyline) have aliens sucking people up in beams of light, war of the worlds, for one, used tentacles/cables too.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 10:07 a.m. CST

    Viggo is Roland -

    by Robber_Button

    He just needs a push. You know he'd spend his own time getting to know his guns until... his hands did their reloading thing. <br></br> <br></br> Daniel Day Lewis is cloes second. <br></br> And Jim Cazvavzieazlzaafannygallipolipolis works as a third choice. <br></br> Unless he's card carrying KKK, C18, Michigan Militia, Al Qaida line dancing bellend I don't care what his beliefs are, <br></br> The man can act. <br></br> <br></br> Chiklis for Cort!

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 10:07 a.m. CST

    I was disappointed with the lack of

    by Colonel Activity

    Shaquille O'Neal as KAZAM! the rapping genie in this teaser.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 10:09 a.m. CST

    Wait, I take that back...

    by Robber_Button

    Nick Nolte for Cort.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 10:39 a.m. CST

    I predict COWBOYS & ALIENS will make around

    by Subtitles_Off

    $30 million it's opening weekend. $15-20 million the weekend after that. It'll peak out around $100 million - $150 million if it's really lucky. <P>And the amount of money it makes will still be irrelevant to its quality and / or originality.<P>As long as we're predicting.<P>Of course, I've been wrong countless times before...I predicted the same thing for SCOTT PILGRIM and LET ME IN.<P>Hehehehehe.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 10:46 a.m. CST

    by Cobra--Kai

    "Quint oozes indefensible hyperbole."<p> Hahaha!

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 10:50 a.m. CST

    Thanks for the suggestions!

    by Ivan_Mtl

    I have to admit that I am a little embarrassed that I forgot about all those "mixed genres" movies that were pointed out to me by BAH and KILLIK. I also appreciate their and ZOMBOT's suggestions for movies and shows that I should check out - especially Burrowers, as I am a big Clancy Brown (Kurgan/Luthor/Carnival) fan. I would definitely add HIGH PLAINS DRIFTER to any list of mixed genres movies, as it one of my favorites. Also, Michael Mann's THE KEEP, with all its flaws (mostly editing) is a movie that I always revisit. It is just about the most wonderfully strange movie I have ever seen.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 11:07 a.m. CST

    burrowers is pretty good


    the cowboy stuff was pretty solid- the creatures were pretty cool looking (watch the making of feature to see how they are made!) their feeding gimmick was kind of just that...gimmicky for creepy's sake, not really a scientific or plausible thing....i think it had a typical 'bet you forgot about _____, didn't ya?' ending though.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 11:23 a.m. CST

    WTF happened to Daniel Craig?

    by Hey_Kobe_Tell_Me_How_My_Ass_Tastes

    he looks like he was ridden hard and put away wet, not to mention looks skinny and old as hell and unless he gets pumped full of 'roids he will never play bond again. and ol harry ford doing the grim lip acting thing -ford has the range of a buick

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 11:33 a.m. CST

    by Cobra--Kai

    Hey_Kobe oozes drool and retardation.<p> Your care worker let you on the "kompooter" again mongboy?

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 11:35 a.m. CST

    Light years ahead of the Green Lantern Trailer

    by ganymede3010

    I thought this would be stupid, I'm psyched now.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 11:41 a.m. CST

    the coward cobra-lai strikes (limply) yet again

    by Hey_Kobe_Tell_Me_How_My_Ass_Tastes

    hey bitch, i told you i want you to suck three dicks at a time, cause if you dont bring in more money your herped up ass is gonna be back at the zoo giving it up for bananas again, get to suckin!

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 11:45 a.m. CST

    I like the title.

    by Tinfang

    Doesn't give anything away yet has enough hook to interest me.<p>That's it! No more trailers for me. I'm interested enough by this one trailer to plant my warbling ass in the theater on opening night. O the hoot!

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 11:51 a.m. CST

    I kinda wish it was fantasy but the fact is we are at

    by UltraTron

    their mercy. Professor: What REALLY happened out there with Apollo 11? Armstrong: It was incredible, of course we had always known there was a possibility, the fact is, we were warned off! (by the Aliens). There was never any question then of a space station or a moon city. Professor: How do you mean "warned off"? Armstrong: I can't go into details, except to say that their ships were far superior to ours both in size and technology - Boy, were they big!... and menacing! No, there is no question of a space station. Professor: But NASA had other missions after Apollo 11?

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 11:55 a.m. CST

    Seriously. I never get over the fact that there's an

    by UltraTron

    alien base of the moon and that's the reason we haven't built a city there. Have you ever seen real-estate go to waste? Real estate that is already miles of usable area instead of having to build a space station? I never get over the fact that our astronauts all say there's aliens

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:13 p.m. CST

    William_Faulkner, "Ford was meant to star in a western"...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...are you forgetting THE FRISCO KID?!<P> How could you?

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:22 p.m. CST

    AICN: Mods and Trolls

    by Stalkeye

    Now THAT would make for a fun filled Fan made Film.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:22 p.m. CST

    It's hard to believe Harrison Ford's never done a Western before

    by Royston Lodge

    It's like he's tailor-made for the genre.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:26 p.m. CST

    Red Dead Redemption - Alien Nightmare

    by Robber_Button

    Make it happen.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:27 p.m. CST

    On second viewing

    by Sonny_Williams

    it's pretty obvious that the people are being dragged up by tentacles or cables from the alien ship. WIRE WORK, by definition, involves using WIRES; these are way way thicker than any wire work wires. For fuck sake, can't any of you people think before you fucking type?

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:28 p.m. CST

    Holy shit, that trailer have me shivers.

    by Royston Lodge

    Trailers very, VERY rarely do that.<p> I'm not kidding, it LITERALLY sent shivers down my legs.<p> Holy fuck.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:28 p.m. CST

    zombot, sorry

    by Sonny_Williams

    I meant to give you props for first pointing this out!

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:36 p.m. CST

    no biggie


    but i appreciate it :)

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:37 p.m. CST


    by bah

    No, I think it had a straightforward if nihilistic ending. What I really liked is there were a lot of scenes where the creatures were lurking in the background. The characters didn't see them, and they didn't attack, but they were always there.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:38 p.m. CST

    I've watched this trailer a dozen times already.

    by Royston Lodge

    I'm addicted.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:40 p.m. CST

    Royston Lodge, apparently you're clueless

    by Fa_Tass_DinoMolester

    as to the existence of "The Frisco Kid"... <p> I wish I were...

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:42 p.m. CST

    ^^ Run out and rent that film...

    by Fa_Tass_DinoMolester

    if you want to see Ford and Gene Wilder romping around and groping each other on the beach in their underwear.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:43 p.m. CST

    Don't know if that is bad wirework

    by Abhimanyu

    I thought, esp because of the very next scene, that the guy was being sucked up, not thrown off his horse. In which case, it doesn't look like bad wirework to me... =)

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:43 p.m. CST

    Don't know if that is bad wirework

    by Abhimanyu

    I thought, esp because of the very next scene, that the guy was being sucked up, not thrown off his horse. In which case, it doesn't look like bad wirework to me... =)

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:44 p.m. CST

    Wasn't Doug Chiang working on a Pirates vs. Aliens movie?

    by Royston Lodge

    I seem to remember a very early teaser composed entirely of concept art with a three-masted tall ship and a flying saucer.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:44 p.m. CST

    About Phantom Menace....

    by Sprinky

    Why we all went gaga over The Phantom menace trailer back then was because we waited 16 years for a Star wars movie'and were ready to pay money through the nose to see one...but we all didn't expect that i would suck that hard.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:48 p.m. CST

    Oh yeah

    by Sprinky

    someone mentioned Laserblast. Now that's a stupidly funny movie. Damn it thinking about it makes me laugh. Here's hoping that Cowboys & Aliens don't suck. At least it can't be bad like Laserblast. Can it?

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:49 p.m. CST

    no sprinky,


    none of us expected you would suck that hard ;)

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:59 p.m. CST

    The trailers for Phantom Menace didn't give me shivers.

    by Royston Lodge

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 1:05 p.m. CST

    Did i read the names of Bob Orci and Kurtzman?

    by AsimovLives

    Did i read the names of Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman as the writers of this movie? then i'll know it will be an absolute fucking horrible retard piece of shit. No thanks.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 1:17 p.m. CST

    The good and the bad in this movie

    by AsimovLives

    The good: Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford (who seems to got his cool back), Olivia Wilde, Jon Favereau as director, Mathew Libatique as DP, Sam Rockwell, Paul Dano, Clancy Brown, Keith Carradine.<br><br>The bad: Harry Fucking Fuck Gregson-Williams "composing" the score, Ronni Fucking Howard producing, Roberto Retarded Untalented Fucking Piece Of Shit Orci and Alex Retarded Untalented Fucking Piece Of Shit Kurtzman as scriptwriters.<br><br>Orci and Kurtzman alone can make this movie to be monumentally epically apocalyptically horrible, and completly nullifiying the good efforts of the good people in this movie. This movie is fucked. Of course, AICN will love it because they have to kiss the ass of their true bosses, Jar Jar Abrams and now also Orci and Kurtzman.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 1:30 p.m. CST


    by IndianaPeach

    that kicked ass! amazingly framed. this will make a crazy double feature with true grit.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 1:34 p.m. CST

    *POW!* *Smack!* get to work bitch! stupid coward cobra-lai

    by Hey_Kobe_Tell_Me_How_My_Ass_Tastes

    gotta keep my pimp hand strong with that shiftless bitch

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 1:35 p.m. CST

    AsimovLives, Fat Fatvreau

    by Fa_Tass_DinoMolester

    is as talentless as Bay and Abrams. Iron Man was nothing more than brain-dead pap made to appeal to deranged 12-year-olds. <p> Strippers pole-dancing in front of the American flag with explosions going off in the background? Fuck off! Downey Jr's two best films of the 2000's remain Wonder Boys and Good Night and Good Luck.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 1:47 p.m. CST

    Cowboys & Aliens/True Grit Double Bill!!!

    by Royston Lodge

    I am SO going to suggest that to the owner of the local geek movie theatre.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 1:52 p.m. CST

    Wow,did someone drop E in the drinking water?

    by The_All_Dead

    There seems to be a more Love than Hate vibe in this this

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 1:53 p.m. CST

    Asi you Sonofabitch, where have ye been?

    by Stalkeye

    I was (as always) looking forward to your response in regards to our "boy" Orci. Regardless of how "cool" the trailer may seem, I'm not sold on anything written by those two hacks.Craig emotes McQeen and besides the Bond films, one of his best performances came from Layer Cake.But I somewhat digree when it comes to gregson-Williams, his best work came from the Metal Gear Solid series. I can't call him out unlikeOrci Kurtzman and to a lesser extent, Howard.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 2:06 p.m. CST

    ...And The Gang!!!

    by The_Genteel_Gentile

    Now that what I'm squawkin' bout!<p> Looks like it will more than make up for the lackluster Iron Man 2.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 2:20 p.m. CST

    I really dig the line work with this movie

    by Series7 <P> GOD I hope this is a wirefu film.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 2:22 p.m. CST

    Also HOLD for full Trailer release

    by Series7

    Unless somehow Fatrow learns from his mistakes with IM 1-2. God after the trailers for those films why did anyone pay to see either of those films?

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 2:22 p.m. CST

    I doubt this would surpass IM2

    by Stalkeye

    wether it's Box office numbers or content.Unless Orci actually graduated his writing classes, I'm not holding my breath on this one.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 2:23 p.m. CST

    You guys sure are excited.

    by HoboCode

    Aren't you supposed to despise Lindelof, Orci, and Kurtzman?

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 2:27 p.m. CST

    So Harry Gregson-Williams is doing the score?

    by The_Genteel_Gentile

    Well, Harry Gregson-Williams (Seraphim Falls, Shrek, Kingdom Of Heaven, Spy Game) isn't a bad choice but I'd prefer Alan Silvestri (BTTF, Young Guns II, The Mexican, Quick & The Dead) or Bruce Broughton (Silverado, Tombstone, Monster Squad). <p>James Newton Howard (Wyatt Earp, Waterworld, Hidalgo, Signs) would be all kinds of awesome for this too but I guess he already has a pretty full plate. <p>And what happened to John Debney being Favreau's go-to-guy? C'mon Favreau where's your loyalty at man? Must be because Debney mentioned how Favreau and company tied his hands from doing the really great thematic score for Iron Man 2 that he had intended on. That's bad on you Favreau! But just like that trusted old bottle of Febreze, Cowboys & Aliens looks like it should erase much of the foul stench left in IM2's wake. So that's good on you Favreau!

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 2:29 p.m. CST

    There's probably 3 people...

    by Robber_Button

    that repeatedly post a lot of Lindelof, Orci, and Kurtzman hate. <br></br> <br></br> It can get confusing. <br></br> I tune them out...

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 2:38 p.m. CST

    Robber_Button, it's not confusing

    by Sonny_Williams

    It's sad, pathetic, and truly psychotic.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 2:52 p.m. CST

    Indiana 5 for 2013!!


    obviously they aint gonna be able to do it for 2012 - too crowded now plus Speilberg seems to be doing other stuff (WW I movie, some robot movie)....but they HAVE to do it for 2013 surely...<p> whats due out 2013 anyway? Ghostbusters 3? Iron Man 3?

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 2:56 p.m. CST

    Subtitles_Off - I predict COWBOYS & ALIENS will make around...


    70-80m opening. and then go on to do about 250-300m domestic and about 250-300m overseas<p> = 500-600m ww<p> bascially Iron Man/Bond box office

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 3:03 p.m. CST

    sorry, but I can't be easily lured into a Movie..

    by Stalkeye

    ..just by the looks of some trailer.I learned my lesson(s) from watching trailers like Judge Dredd, (with a short but very impressive score courtesy of Jerry Goldsmith.)Transformers,etc. Feel free to indulge, but unless i hear that the movie is actually good, I'm not wasting my time or money.<p>Robber and Sonny, it's called having the courage of conviction. especially after witnessing Orci and Kurtzman's "track record". Drink the kool aid fellas. (0:'

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 3:05 p.m. CST

    C&A 1991 starring Tim Dalton and Clint Eastwood....


    directed by Robert Zemeckics<p>

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 3:13 p.m. CST

    i wish i could switch places with Bob Orci


    i cry myself to sleep at night wishing i were him writing star trek movies for a living and getting to hang out with Indiana Jones, James Bond and Mr Spock...<p> its just not fair....

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 3:15 p.m. CST

    Well Stalkeye, it's like this

    by Sonny_Williams

    I don't care about anyone's track record when it comes to a TV show or movie. I judge the current product on its perceived merits. Everything great and wonderful that Spielberg has directed and produced in the past didn't change the suckage of the TRANSFORMERS movies one iota for me. And whatever crap that Orci and Kurtzman may have written in the past doesn't change their current work either. If you, Asimov, and whoever else want to carry on like psychotic children whenever certain people are even mentioned here, go for it. The rest of us will just wish you'd go the fuck away.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 3:25 p.m. CST

    The wires could be in the movie idiots!

    by andrew coleman

    Have any of you even thought that maybe they shoot down and snatch people up? Some of you come on here looking for ANYTHING to complain about. Sorry you never get laid but jesus take it down a notch you fucking losers. This movie looks bad ass. And wow I love the fact that Transformers has laid to those two writers being hated on here so much. What I don't understand is sometimes the TF are defended here. Anyone who defends anything connected to those movies has their geek card revoked. I'm against hating on cool looking films that haven't been released yet, but garbage piles that have been released... Flame away.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 3:28 p.m. CST

    theres a rumour on imdb that Clint Eastwood will cameo!


    that has GOT to be BS...right?

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 3:30 p.m. CST

    if the aliens make wrist clamps...


    who's to say they don't make waist clamps attached to cables...or even 'harpoon' people. eh? EH?

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 3:30 p.m. CST

    Alright, CARTMANEZ. The bet is made.

    by Subtitles_Off

    I don't know what we're putting up, though. It can't be a "gentlemen's wager" because this is AICN, and I'm not a gentleman.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 3:33 p.m. CST

    What are the chances that

    by Colonel Activity

    Shaquille O'Neal will make a cameo as KAZAAM! the rapping genie?

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 3:35 p.m. CST

    John Ford? Spielberg? WTF?

    by Krinkle

    Just because a movie is a Western, that certainly doesn't mean it's anything approaching John Ford. Have you actually seen a John Frod film? Ford was one of the great filmmakers of all time, truly, and to watch sixty seconds of pop-western footage and describe it as "oozing John Ford" is an insult to Ford. And I'm not even gonna bring up the face that the only thing that resembles "early Spielberg" are the lights in the sky. All this oozes is money. Jon Favreau is a true, true hack - and he will disappoint you again and again. He has not an ounce of vision, chops, or anything. I mean, I'm sure he's a nice guy... I do love Harrison Ford, though. How did he get mixed up with this bunch?

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 3:41 p.m. CST

    I just read the GN. i found it very campy and cliche.

    by KilliK

    not to mention that the Wild West setting was lacking a lot.Jonah Hex the comic does a better job in portraying a more true WW than this comic.after this,let's say that my optimism for this flick has lowered a bit,especially when BOBORCI is basing his stuff in an already poor material..

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 3:42 p.m. CST

    Series7: With Spielberg producing, I bet the marketing...

    by Royston Lodge

    ...will be WAY better than the marketing for Iron Man.<p> On the other hand, while Spielberg is credited as a producer, the company producing the flick is Imagine, not Amblin.<p> Amblin has a way better track record than Imagine when it comes to making trailers and handling a marketing campaign.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 4:02 p.m. CST

    ...Subtitles_Off, if you lose...

    by FlickaPoo have to watch AVATAR on mute while listening to Lady Gaga's Fame Monster...sinc that shit up Dark Side Of The Moon/WIZARD OF OZ style...<P> But I don't think you'll lose. Both predictions sound pretty optimistic to me.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 4:10 p.m. CST

    big fan of grumpy old mean Ford

    by slickerynodes

    that trailer was great. this looks theater worthy. <P> Sam Rockwell is always a plus

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 4:11 p.m. CST

    Box Office Will Likely Be Affected...

    by bre32 the release date. The film is opening at the very end of July, in the wake of both Harry Potter and Captain America. I'll be very surprised if it manages to put up Iron Man numbers, given that scenario.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 4:14 p.m. CST

    I'm imagining Harrison Ford as Rooster Cogburn now.

    by Royston Lodge

    Ok, now I'm imagining Harrison Ford as Ben Cartwright in a "dark & gritty" Bonanza movie.<p> Ok, now I'm imagining Harrison Ford as Marshall Will Kane in a High Noon remake.<p> Ok, now I'm imagining Harrison Ford as Wil Andersen in a remake of The Cowboys.<p> This is a fun game!

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 4:15 p.m. CST

    The Good, The Bad & The WHAT THE FUCK IS THAT!!???

    by Boxcutter

    Hell yeah, why not? This looks promising. Whoever posted that link to that marvellous scene from Blade Runner - you are so right, sir. We shall not see their like again. How spoiled we were as kids.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 4:19 p.m. CST

    ...this is a remake of THE FRISCO KID. The Jewish rabbi...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...played by Gene Wilder was a metaphor for aliens. <P> This is just Hollywood cashing in on a classic and making explicit the subtle themes of the original.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 4:35 p.m. CST

    Not sure how this oozes Ford or Spielberg...

    by ufoclub1977

    It has very modern colors and contrast, has a modern horror/action score, and quick action packed editing, and very typical modern trailer content... plus movie stars that take me a bit out of the fictional reality (early Spielberg didn't have stars on purpose!)

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 4:47 p.m. CST

    Looks awesome

    by kwisatzhaderach

    but written by Kurtzman/Orci so will be shit. Pity.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 5 p.m. CST

    I LIKE Kurtzman and Orci.

    by Royston Lodge

    There, I said it.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 5:13 p.m. CST

    Sonny_Williams ..and the Horse you rode in all.

    by Stalkeye

    Bitch, why do you getdefuck out? I don't give two shits if assholes like you can't tolerate opinions as everyone on the tb threads have many both positive and negative.Y'see, when ppl critique stuff i find amusing or entertaining, i don't pitch a bitch.(It's called freedom of sppech.Learn it someday.)And i'm sure you have trashed a few Movies not to your liking so you know what that makes you, a hypocrite thus your arguement in null, moot or what-the-fuck-ever.<p>Now,begone douche.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 5:14 p.m. CST

    Correction:Rode in on.

    by Stalkeye

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 5:34 p.m. CST

    "fuck you!..and the horse you rode in on!"


    sulu to shatner, comedy roast 2006

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 5:40 p.m. CST

    talking of Trek.....'Spectre of the Gun'....


    is my all time fave Trek episode..i like all the Twilight Zone type stuff in that ep - all the trippy music, the half sets(for budgetry reasons but worked well in the context of the ep addind to the strangeness), the odd camera angles, red backdrop, the almost robotic performances of the Earps, the twist our the heroes playing the villains. its one of those very eerie, strange, slightly scary trek episodes that could easily be a Twilight Zone or Outer Limts

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 6:49 p.m. CST

    Looks similar to LASERBLAST (1978)

    by SemenStains

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 7:22 p.m. CST

    I love it...

    by MurderMostFowl

    I love how people dogged on this movie so hard from the POSTER but when we see the trailer, now we know this is going to be some seriously awesome shit.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 7:57 p.m. CST

    Something different and...

    by BurnedNotice_Dude

    I love it.<p> Can't wait.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 8:05 p.m. CST


    by Nachokoolaid

    If he ends up being a tax collector or some guy that's stingy with his money and his name is the writer's attempt at some witty humor... I'm seriously going to beat that's writer's ass. <p> On a positive note though, this looks really good.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 8:29 p.m. CST

    Ford to the aliens : "GET OFF MY PLANET!"

    by MaxCalifornia.

    Favs, its not too late to reshoot and work that line in!

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 8:55 p.m. CST

    And this years winner of the Stupid Hat award is...

    by Raymond Shaw

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 9 p.m. CST


    by Boborci

    gonna be another tough summer for you;)

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 9:02 p.m. CST

    royston lodge

    by Boborci

    thank's uncle Fred;)

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 9:04 p.m. CST

    cartmanez - this is America!

    by Boborci

    it could happen to you.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 9:09 p.m. CST

    asimovlives - not just the writers;)

    by Boborci

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 9:13 p.m. CST

    <p><p>Bob's your uncle...<p><p>

    by DrMorbius

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 9:34 p.m. CST

    Olivia Wilde was nekkid .......

    by BanditDarville

    in that fire lit shot towards the end of the trailer. There was an article about her filming that scene a while back. Some kind of nekkid ceremonial Apache dance. Sign me up!!!!!

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 10:32 p.m. CST

    This looked like a moronic hybrid...

    by justmyluck

    ...then I saw the Orci and Kurtzman credit. Their primary production asset may to be turning out pages rapidly; since its not for converting "Snakes on a Plane" into "E.T.s on the Ranch". Depressing to see Craig and Ford in this but there's always hope Favreau can elevate the "concept".

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 10:32 p.m. CST

    Will there be a naked ceremonial

    by Colonel Activity

    Apache dance featuring Shaquille O'Neal as KAZAAM! the rapping genie?

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 10:32 p.m. CST

    Will there be a naked ceremonial

    by Colonel Activity

    Apache dance featuring Shaquille O'Neal as KAZAAM! the rapping genie?

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 12:32 a.m. CST

    Thank God!

    by catlettuce4

    It's nice to see a fantasy concept treated as something other than a goofy joke. This is like the opposite of the Green Lantern trailer... Silly concept? Perhaps, but not when treated seriously. The tone makes all the difference. And seeing Ford in a potentially cool genre picture that is NOT Indiana Jones is kind of amazing. I'm looking forward to this based just on the teaser.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 12:57 a.m. CST

    Picking on Iron Man 2....

    by catlettuce4

    Guys... you followed the development of that movie right? You know Favreau stated he wanted an extra year to work on the story and make sure it was as good as it could be, and Marvel said no, right? The man did what he could with the time he had available. He probably saved it from being worse that it was, which, in the end, was an entertaining but somewhat flawed film. You are movie buffs, you must know how things work in this business by now, right? Oh, and it wasn't all Raimi's fault that Spidey 3 had problems either, but that's for a different Talkback.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 2:58 a.m. CST


    by kwisatzhaderach

    Infantilizing the blockbuster isn't really something to crow about. I hope you deliver on Cowboys and Aliens, trailer is cool.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 3:25 a.m. CST


    by FrodoFraggins

    I tend to find Favreau to be a bit overrated but this looks interesting.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 3:46 a.m. CST

    Wasn't interested - until now

    by nobbythehappyelf

    Hmm was't expecting that, thought it would be similar to that shite Will Smith flick. May just refuse to spoil myself any further and wait for this pupppy to be released.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 6:08 a.m. CST

    "They really need to get Moore, Brosnan, Dalton, & Lazenby..."

    by JaguarWong

    No, they should just replace Judi Dench with Timothy Dalton -- as M.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 7:12 a.m. CST

    This needs Ian McShane

    by CatoTheCensor


  • Nov. 19, 2010, 7:58 a.m. CST

    I am SOOOOOO there Opening Day

    by DangerDave

    Must now resist the urge to troll the internet and learn more about this. <P> Making a good trailer is a lost art. I know this is just the teaser, but really, wouldn't it be great if this was the final trailer. Would you go see this based on this alone? Of course you would. <P> Craig channeling Steve McQueen in that trailer makes me his his biggest fan EVAR!

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 8:17 a.m. CST


    by HapaPapa72

    Damn, that looks like a fun little flick. And Olivia. Ah, Olivia. Could she please just be in every movie ever made?

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 9:33 a.m. CST

    You're pretty dense, Stalkeye

    by Sonny_Williams

    I'll try to explain this simply. I have trashed movies - that I have actually SEEN! And I trash them based on what's in that movie, not the track record of whoever made or stars in said movie. And I state my opinion and that's it. I DON'T go around spamming hour after hour, day after day, month after month posting THE SAME FUCKING CHILDISH RANTS TIME AFTER TIME AFTER TIME! That's what differentiates 99% of the posters here from the psychos.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 10:06 a.m. CST

    Did anybody else notice...

    by underwater_cemetery

    When the first cowboy gets lifted off the horse by the spaceships you can totally see the rigging wire? Was that just me or is that supposed to be something else?

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 11:08 a.m. CST

    Bob Shit Orci and Alex Shit Kurtzman wrote this

    by AsimovLives

    I'm not going to bother to watch this crap, even if is directed by the Iron Man director and stars Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford and Clancy Brown and Sam Rockwell. This well is poisoned... with shit!! Screw this movie.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 11:12 a.m. CST


    by AsimovLives

    "Downey Jr's two best films of the 2000's remain Wonder Boys and Good Night and Good Luck."<br><br>I'm not going to disagree with you on that, friend.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 11:18 a.m. CST


    by AsimovLives

    Well, to give the devil his due, Harry Gregson-Williams's score for SERAPHIM FALLS is really bvery good. I was suprised. KINGDOM OF HEAVEN has half a great score, the other half is irritating beyond description. And he seems to restrain himself quite a lot for the two Ben Affleck directed movies, which is a good thing. Otherwise, his scores are fucking pudrid shit, the equivalent of a movie score what Bob Orci and fucking Jar Jar Abrams are respectively to screenwriting and directing. He could get his METAL GEAR SOLID score and shove it up his fucking ass. Fuck, does that score irritates the shit out of me!

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 11:26 a.m. CST


    by D_T

    I didn't know anything about the source material (the GN), or really anything about the movie other than a few of the stars, directors, the poster that was in another TB. <p> So the tone totally threw me off, in a good way! I guess I was expecting something more like Men in Black + Wild Wild West, and we're getting 3:10 to Yuma + [Cameron] Aliens. <p> Some outstanding H. Ford in the trailer, and Craig is fantastically badass (I'm a huge fan of his Bond, even if the 2nd movie was so-so). I guess some of the crew has some questionable work, but overall the trailer and caliber of the actors gives me really high hopes!

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 12:16 p.m. CST


    by MrNyborg

    hope they'll be badass.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 12:21 p.m. CST

    And you're a bonafide Asshole Sonny_Williams

    by Stalkeye

    First and foremost, this is AICN in which many posters have/and still trash films regardlss if they have seen it or by their perceptions after watching a trailer. (i.e. Green Lantern)So I guess you're the 'sane" one while many of us are psychos.LMMFAO.<P>On the contrary, you're either batshit or wayy to sensitive because someone gave a negative opinion regarding this trailer. (sorry Bitch, not everyone beats to your drum.) that being said, do yourself a favor and stop trying to be some ANALyst while you're riding your high horse.99%? No, more like 64%.Get a clue, dweeb.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 12:26 p.m. CST

    You seem to be forgetting

    by Sonny_Williams

    I didn't call you out on anything. You chose to call ME out. That would make YOU the asshole here. Anyway, you bore me to tears, I'm outta here.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 12:48 p.m. CST

    That's right. Run,Bitch Run.

    by Stalkeye

    Hmmm..let's see: After this Robber Button fellow made a comment about the detractors of this yet to be released film (and I respect his comments regarding to ignore said retractors.) and your sorry smug ass had to add your two cents.Ergo, I called you out on your bullshit and obviously you must be new to this site as you are a bit..ill informed.<p>WTF are you one of Orci's plants?And what douchebag calls himself sonny (underscore) williams?LMMFAO Now that's originality son.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 1:01 p.m. CST


    by Stalkeye

    ..I can respect your opinions/sentiments about Harry G.Williams, but I digress and his score for MGS was Grrrreat!Always honest and direct to the point.LOL.BTW what's your beef with Ron Howard? don't tell me that you didnt care for backdraft or a Beautiful Mind...on second thought, i don't wanna get ya worked up again.Nevermind.(0; <p>Regardless of how impressive the trailer may seem or who's starring in it, i have little faith in C&A thanks the the "excellent" writing team of Orci and Kurtzman.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 1:16 p.m. CST

    I love the tone of it from the teaser.

    by Cletus Van Damme

    I'm definitely in for this.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 1:20 p.m. CST


    by AsimovLives

    Don't even amke me remidn of that A CRAP MIND fucking piece of retard shit crap of a movie. Fuck how i hated that shit! There are many filmamkers out there whoshould never, ever try to make make movies about intelligenc,e because they haven't a clue about what it's like, and one of those is Ronny Fucking Howard. In all his life, Ronny Howard only made one truly great thing, and that was his daughter Dallas. His movies, not so much. He belongs to the Hack Pack.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 1:21 p.m. CST

    Cletus Van Damme

    by AsimovLives

    Doesn't the names of Bob Crap Orci and Alex Also Crap Kurtzman gives you pause in your enthusiasm? How can you disconnect?

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 1:23 p.m. CST


    by AsimovLives

    As for the fucking MGS score, it sounds like every fucking score from every fucking Micahel Fucking Piece Of Shit Bay "movie" ever made. That's why it's crap.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 2:24 p.m. CST

    Yes, Stalkeye is such a fine handle

    by Sonny_Williams

    And just for your general info, I've been on AICN since its first year online. And I'll be here long after you're smug ass is gone.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 2:24 p.m. CST

    That's "your"

    by Sonny_Williams

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 2:34 p.m. CST

    Asi you hate the MGS theme too? haha you are a

    by KilliK

    pathetic,miserable,little cunt,arent you?<br /> <p>FYI Harry Gregson-Williams based his more familiar orchestral MGS theme (by a request from Hideo Kojima himself) on the original MGS theme which was created by a japanese composer named TAPPY.<br /> <p>another fact is that Gregson has essentially made at least 3 different versions of the MGS theme (my favourite being the MGS3 theme) so unless your heart is filled only with venomous hate,you would like at least one of those themes if you listened to them.<br /> <p>cheerio mate.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 2:56 p.m. CST

    underwater_cemetery yep you're right

    by MurderMostFowl

    I supposed there could have been some sort of cable that wraps around him that we don't know about, but it sure looks like you're right. <BR><BR>That doesn't bother me at all. The tone of this movie is so great, I won't care. As soon as I saw Daniel Craig with the hat on I knew this movie would be great.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 3:57 p.m. CST


    by Joaquin_Ondamoon

    ...what - you don't like 'Cocoon'? 'Apollo 13'? Opie? I don't get the hate at all. And Dude, enough with the Orci/Kurtzman hate - we get it. They ruined your 'Trek'. Please, get over it. I myself am old enough to have watched TOS on TV during its original run, and I don't hate on Trek 2009. Sure, the best I can say is 'It wasn't horrible', but didn't the 'Enterprise' TV show piss all over the series even more? I usually respect your (and everyone else's for that matter) opinion, even if I don't agree with it, but I just don't get all the vitriol.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 4:36 p.m. CST

    SemenStains: Read the above posts, U aint alone

    by the Green Gargantua

    In this thought...

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 5:08 p.m. CST


    by Stalkeye

    "And just for your general info, I've been on AICN since its first year online. And I'll be here long after you're smug ass is gone."<p>Me Smug? You're (and not "your".)a fucking laugh riot.Obviously after all these Years on AICN since it's inception, you have really nothing to contribute to the forums but disrespect those who don't dance to your tune. You come off as if you are some fucking moderator.Oh, actually, you're not qualified especially since you lack..hmm how shall I say it, proper grammar?<p>What a Cuntrag.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 5:28 p.m. CST


    by Stalkeye

    Methinks our friend Asi is a bit too biased due to Williams' association with Bay.But I don't hold it against him after all "To each His/Her own".IMO The MGS Score is his best stuff, but then again I could be biased as well since I as like you, are Gamers.I respect Asi's right to express himself regardless if I agree or not. (Besides, it's fair game as there are some films he likes but I don't.)If we all agreed on everything, this would be a very boring site.<p>that being said, if this Movie turns out to be a critical sucess, then those two hacks(Orci and Kuntzman) may have redeemed their honor or what's left of it.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 5:42 p.m. CST

    Not hating on Asi at all...

    by Joaquin_Ondamoon

    ...we agree on many things. I just don't understand the hate, especially at 'Ritchie Cunningham'. Like I said, everyone's entitled to an opinion, just wondering where the intensity comes from. It's not like they tag-teamed his Aunt May and then borrowed money from her, they just fucked up some some movies.

  • Nov. 20, 2010, 12:17 a.m. CST

    So Fuckin' Money...

    by ZooTrain

  • Nov. 20, 2010, 2:26 a.m. CST


    by Firebreather

    I better not fuck it up Favreau!

  • Nov. 20, 2010, 10:54 a.m. CST

    wow, i thought this was a cgi-animated crapfest.

    by RedHorseVector

    didn't even know it was live-action, lol, guess i was just basing that expectation off of the title. speaking of which, that's the only weak point of his trailer. couldn't somebody have thought of a better name?

  • Nov. 20, 2010, 10:56 a.m. CST

    can we stop responding to asimov please?

    by RedHorseVector

    his fat fingers can't even type properly, just leave him to his own devices. he doesn't know what he's talking about.

  • Nov. 21, 2010, 9:16 a.m. CST

    trailer got some serious laughs last night

    by sith_rising

    as in, "what the fuck is this?"

  • Nov. 21, 2010, 9:41 a.m. CST

    "Cowboys & Aliens", the song

    by ragingfluff

    for those who are fans of California cult band Gram Rabbit, they have a great song called "Cowboys & Aliens" which needs to be on the soundtrack to this flick. Go look it up on You Tube.

  • Nov. 21, 2010, 9:46 a.m. CST


    by Caerdwyn

    I'm... pleasantly surprised. Something as far-out as "Cowboys & Aliens" is being approached with seriousness, decorum? It's not 'Wild Wild West' part 2? And it works? Leave it to Favreau.

  • Nov. 21, 2010, 7:19 p.m. CST


    by midgarddragon

    Poor widdle thing. Did Ron Howard wape your butty-wutt-wutt?

  • Nov. 21, 2010, 7:43 p.m. CST

    BreynDreyn must be pissed


    Trolls like Assmuff and Kill(on)ik are leaving him in the dust while he's busy fixating on his own disastrously botched potty training.

  • Nov. 21, 2010, 8:42 p.m. CST


    by Umney

    Wasn't Fett's cape a refrence to The Man with no Name's poncho? I mean he wears it thrown off to one side to accommodate his jet pack. Much like TMWNN's manner when flips his poncho back to draw. Also, what was with Ford on Conan. Pretty strange stuff, pretty strange.

  • Nov. 21, 2010, 9:57 p.m. CST

    This is the sort of project

    by Coordinate_System

    <P>that best suits the particular talents of Orci and Kurtzman: the Live Action Cartoon.</P> <P>I'll give it a look.</P>

  • Nov. 22, 2010, 8:26 a.m. CST


    by NightArrows

    How the fuck are BAY and Favreau "leaving Spielberg in the dust"? Bay is a fucking HACK who isn't worthy of cupping his hands to hold Spielberg's morning dump, and Favreau, while I love Elf and the first 3/4 of Iron Man, completely punted that piece of dreck Iron Man 2 and needs to really step up to the plate with this one to prove he isn't just a middle of the pack director.

  • Nov. 22, 2010, 9:47 a.m. CST

    This doesn't touch "early Spielberg"

    by CountryBoy

    There are a couple mildly cool shots, to be sure, but nothing hints at the wonder of JAWS, CLOSE ENCOUNTERS, RAIDERS or E.T.

  • Nov. 22, 2010, 11:51 a.m. CST

    Oozing early Spielberg?

    by ObiBen

    Unless "oozing" means "kind of maybe a little bit reminescent of the vibe of" and "early Spielberg" means "War of the World", yeah, then I would agree...

  • Nov. 22, 2010, 6:05 p.m. CST

    Gorci and Cuntsman wrote the screenplay...

    by AllThosePowers

    ...I'd rather fuck my own father and suck shit outta Jabba the Hut's arsehole, those dickeaters couldn't write a full stop.

  • Nov. 22, 2010, 6:06 p.m. CST

    HP7 crowd reaction not a good sign

    by SgtSharki

    I saw this trailer the other day when I went to see HP7. I loved it, but the audience laughed out loud when they saw the title. The studio is going to have to aggressively market this one or people are going to go in expecting a comedy.

  • Nov. 22, 2010, 6:19 p.m. CST

    similar thing happened to me...

    by AllThosePowers

    ...I was blown away by the trailer, all of it including the title, but thought I saw the devil flash by in the writing credits, so I rewound... i haven't stopped laughing yet, been falling over myself at what you people will see if you choose not to heed my warning and buy a ticket for this those two cum-farts

  • Nov. 22, 2010, 7:06 p.m. CST

    Favreau should have done this for HEX

    by deelzbub

    this is more in the vibe that Hex should've been

  • Nov. 22, 2010, 11:03 p.m. CST

    So, because it's western, it oozes John Ford?

    by Chishu_Ryu

    I don't get that comment, and I don't get how this is a John Ford movie with aliens in it. If there's one movie that oozed (or ripped off) John Ford, it's Star Wars (particularly the Tatooine scenes). George Lucas, there's a guy who, in his early years, knew how to mimic the greats.

  • Nov. 22, 2010, 11:58 p.m. CST

    Whoa. And I just told someone Hollywood...

    by AnnoyYou

    ...has totally run out of ideas. But this looks so great! So what if it's just the juxtaposition of two major movie tropes? No one's thought of it before and obviously it's all in the execution. This looks really well done, wonderfully cast and very imaginative. I love Favreau - when he hits it, he really hits it, square on the nose. And I don't even like Craig!

  • Nov. 23, 2010, 12:08 a.m. CST

    Favreau, DO INDY 5! SAVE US ALL!

    by Onin Solstice

    That was the coolest I've seen Ford look since freakin' Air Force One. Give the man a gun and a hat and even Bond himself has to give props. Any chance Spielberg would be gracious enough to see Favreau's got the hot hand. Let him do Indy 5. Pretty sure Favreau wouldn't join in on giving sweet, slow head to Shia like Stevie and Georgie do.

  • Nov. 23, 2010, 7:21 a.m. CST


    by NightArrows

    Despite the hate Spielberg gets for his later films, films that I might add are still incredible for the most part (LOVED Saving Private Ryan, Schindler's List, War of the World, Minority Report, Jurassic Park, Munich, Catch me if you Can). Just because he's had a few turds, like Crystal Skull, doesn't mean hacks like BAY are taking anything away from him. And yes, I love War of the Worlds. It has some of the most incredible scenes in a Sci-Fi/action film ever. The first time the Tripod is revealed? Incredible. Bay and his pathetic coke-addled "films" can suck a bag of cocks off a dead hooker's chest.

  • Nov. 26, 2010, 6:43 p.m. CST

    Early, schmerly....

    by Ninja Nerd

    ...who cares?; this looks awesome. Hell, I was hooked by the title. Now, seeing the teaser, I can't wait for this film.

  • Nov. 30, 2010, 1:01 p.m. CST

    People in my theater laughed at it not with it

    by ThrowMeTheIdol

    With scattered comments about how stupid it looked. I think people kept expecting it to be more of a real comedy but when it took itself seriously it just looked so dumb.