More Super Bowl Trailers: Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Thor, Super 8

As we all know, Captain America wasn’t the only movie being advertised during this year’s Super Bowl. There were at least a dozen different flicks with 30 second TV spots, many of which simply recycled footage we had already seen previously. However, the ones that are probably of the most interest to movie fans include Kenneth Branagh’s Thor, J.J. Abrams’ Super 8, and Michael Bay’s Transformers: Dark of the Moon.

For both Super 8 and Transformers, it is basically the first time we get to see any real footage from the movies, since both of them had previously released only announcement trailers of sorts. Transformers offers up yet another patented Michael Bay montage of pulsating metal, explosions and sparks in slow-motion, while Super 8 definitely plays up the Spielberg influence without revealing much of the mystery. As for Thor, it seems like this movie is only losing marketing momentum as Captain America is gaining it. Which Super Bowl trailer impressed you the most? Check out the trailers after the jump and let us know what you think.

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  • Juan

    the transformers tv spot is my favorite

  • Matt

    The Super 8 trailer reminded me a lot of War of the Worlds.

  • that Super 8 trailer was very poor – some of the cgi looked TV quality. reminded me of Spielberg’s Amazing Stories TV show.

  • Bas

    Well… I liked the Super 8 trailer a lot! Feels very much like a Spielberg movie, with the kids running around and everything. I got an E.T. / Goonies feeling, which is definitely not a bad thing.

  • kyri

    I agree with Bas, Super8 is by far the best of the bunch.
    Who cares witch movie has the best cgi anyways..
    It’s not how big it is, It’s how you use it (I am referring to the cgi)

  • patrik

    Thor & Cowboys and Aliens are looking pretty cool.

  • alechs

    in each subsequent film the transformers look more and more like fly dancers. Except Prime because he’s just a spinning top.

  • The Man

    My excitement for super-8 when up quite a bit after watching that spot. It looks awesome.

  • rjdelight

    The new chick in Transformers 3 is nowhere near as hot as Megan Fox, so massive points lost there.

  • cakadoodle

    super 8 is def todays et , Spielberg is producing, it has an alien, a small child protagonist (with a bike), and a small town setting, its fucking ET bro

  • cakadoodle

    the transformers trailer had the techno version of the inception trailers score