EW grades trailers for upcoming films -- EW scores the efforts of ''Alexander,'' ''Catwoman,'' and ''Shark Tale''

By Marc Bernardin
Updated June 18, 2004 at 04:00 AM EDT
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EW grades trailers for upcoming films

ALEXANDER When you want something to feel epic, get Anthony Hopkins to narrate it. Still, after ”LOTR” and ”Troy,” massed armies have lost a bit of their luster. B

CATWOMAN Halle Berry with a whip: Good. Scantlly clad Halle Berry: Even better. Halle Berry with a stupid cat hat beating up Sharon Stone: Camp! C

SHE HATE ME A horde of lipstick lesbians asks one man to impregnate them the old-fashioned way. This isn’t a trailer, it’s a multiculti Penthouse letter a la Spike Lee. B

COLLATERAL Tom Cruise is a villain. (We know this because only villians and grandparents have white hair.) Slick and ambiguous — must be a Michael Mann flick. B+

SHARK TALE I know ”Finding Nemo,” and you are no ”Finding Nemo.” Despite Will Smith sounding smooth as a hustler fish, any trailer with ”Car Wash” in it guarantees itself a C+

VANITY FAIR It all seems suitably British and period-y, until, that is, you listen to Reese Witherspoon. You can take the girl out of the South, but… B-


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