Trailer Thursday: Interns, Purging and the Rapture

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Welcome to Trailer Thursday, where we help you decide what to do with your Friday night (and when to stay home). Here’s what’s coming out tomorrow.

The Internship

Salesmen Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn, whose jobs have become rather obsolete, manage to get themselves internships at Google. They find themselves battling against millennial techies for full-time jobs with the company.

See it if:

- You love the Owen Wilson/Vince Vaughn overgrown frat boy thing, no matter how many times you see it.
- You can't resist a good cameo. (Will Ferrell! Rob Riggle!)
- You really want to see Google HQ but doubt you'll ever get there in person. They really filmed there!
- You don't mind when movies feel like one giant advertisement.

The Purge

In a horrific version of what 2022 might look like, all criminal activity - including murder - is legal for a 12-hour period (the Purge) every year. When a family takes in a man who is about to be a victim of the Purge, they have to deal with repercussions from the people who were trying to kill him.

See it if:

- You always liked that Star Trek episode "The Return of the Archons," where people on planet Beta III get to be violent and destructive once a year.
- You want to hear Lena Headey, AKA Cersei Lannister and Queen Gorgo, try on an American accent.
- You've always thought the Roomba had a higher purpose than sort-of cleaning floors and getting stuck in corners.

Much Ado About Nothing

A Whedonian twist on the Shakespeare classic.

See it if:

- You want to pretend that you've been invited to a party at Joss Whedon's house. It was filmed there.
- You want to pretend that you've been invited to a party at Joss Whedon's house and you're friends with all of his buddies. The movie is a huge who's-who of Whedon film and television.
- You love a fresh take on an old classic. It's 80 percent fresh on Rotten Tomatoes and critics are calling it the best modern take on Shakespeare since Baz Luhrmann's Romeo and Juliet.


A couple deals with the aftermath of the apocalypse, including blood rain (not BloodRayne) and locusts. Then the antichrist shows up, and it's Craig Robinson, starring in his second apocalypse movie in as many weeks (look for This Is the End next week.)

See it if:

- You'll see anything if a Freaks and Geeks cast member is involved.
- You'll see anything if Anna Kendrick is involved.
- You appreciate the weird and sometimes juvenile humor of the Bill and Ted movies. Rapture-Palooza writer Chris Matheson is the guy behind the Wyld Stallyns as well. I think I just figured out why this is appealing to me despite the terrible title and bad reviews.
- You've really been missing Ana Gasteyer.