News Ticker

Movie Trailer Smackdown! ‘Lockout’ vs. ‘Mirror Mirror’ vs. ‘Playback’

A trio of various movies hitting theaters in the coming months. Which ones do you most want to see?


Release: April 20, 2012
Director: James Mather, Stephen St. Leger
Writer: James Mather, Stephen St. Leger
Cast: Guy Pearce, Maggie Grace, Peter Stormare, Lennie James, Vincent Regan, Joseph Gilgun, Tim Plester, Anne-Solenne Hatte, Yan Dron, Patrick Cauderlier, Milorad Kapor, Bojan Peric, Mark Tankersley
Genre: Action, Sci fi, Thriller

Starring Guy Pearce and Maggie Grace and set in the near future, Lockout follows a falsely convicted ex- government agent (Pearce), whose one chance at obtaining freedom lies in the dangerous mission of rescuing the President’s daughter (Grace) from rioting convicts at an outer space maximum security prison.

Mirror Mirror

Release: March 16, 2012
Director: Tarsem Singh
Writer: Melisa Wallack, Jason Keller
Cast: Lily Collins, Julia Roberts, Armie Hammer, Nathan Lane, Robert Emms, Mare Winningham, Michael Lerner, Mark Povinelli, Jordan Prentice, Danny Woodburn, Sebastian Saraceno, Ronald Lee Clark, Martin Klebba, Joey Gnoffo, Sean Bean
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Foreign

An evil queen steals control of a kingdom and an exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright.


Release: March 9, 2012
Director: Michael A. Nickles
Writer: Michael A. Nickles
Cast: Christian Slater, Toby Hemingway, Johnny Pacar, Ambyr Childers
Genre: Horror, Thriller

While digging into their town’s infamous past, a group of high school students unwittingly unlock a dark secret, unleashing an evil spirit that takes possession of its victims.

About John DeNardo (13012 Articles)
John DeNardo is the Managing Editor at SF Signal and a columnist at Kirkus Reviews. He also likes bagels. So there.

1 Comment on Movie Trailer Smackdown! ‘Lockout’ vs. ‘Mirror Mirror’ vs. ‘Playback’

  1. Lockout just sounds like “Escape from New York…in SPACE!”.

Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: