Archive for Trailers
Back in August, Josh wrote a post on the debut trailer for Divergent — to say the least, he was not impressed. The film looks very similar to The Hunger Games, just like another teenybopper flick geared at readers of Twilight. I for one am a huge fan of Shailene Woodley and Kate Winslet, so the fact both are starring in this film, you at least have my attention. The worldwide trailer for Divergent dropped this week, and this one shows off a bit more of what the film has to offer.
The first trailer for the highly anticipated biblical tale Noah has arrived. Noah has been in the works since 2007, but it became surefire in 2011 after director Darren Aronofsky said he would no longer be helming The Wolverine. As depressing as it was to have an acclaimed director walk away from a comic book film with a promising story line, we now have our first look at what Mr. Aronofsky has been up to. Check out the first two trailers for Noah after the jump.
Acclaimed writer/director Jason Reitman returns to the silver screen with his latest film Labor Day. The first official trailer just dropped today (exclusively via Slashfilm) for our viewing pleasure. Reitman’s previous auteur efforts Up in the Air and Thank You For Smoking both focused on serious subject matter, but featured a nice layer of authentic humor on top of it. At first glance, Labor Day oozes with a notably darker tone, featuring raised stakes of danger, emotional trauma and potential violence. The film boasts a small, but formidable ensemble cast, pairing up Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin. Hit the jump for more.
X-Men: Days of Future Past is most definitely one of the most anticipated comic book movies on the horizon. With X-Men: First Class being such a huge success, especially in my opinion, this sequel should be one of the most successful X-Men movies to date. The trailer for the sequel really is a blast to watch, with plenty of familiar faces and a few new ones too.
Back in 1993, Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park became one of the most talked about action adventure films ever. To this day, it is still admired for it’s cinematic awe and thrills. Four years later, The Lost World: Jurassic Park was released and while a lot of the same pieces where involved, the outcome was lackluster compared to the original. In 2001, Jurassic Park 3 came out only to be welcomed by a barrage of negative reviews and fan reaction, and rightfully so. 13 years later, Universal is going to give Jurassic Park another college try, and release Jurassic World in the summer of 2015. If you’re wondering what the fourth installment could look like, check out this pitch trailer that’s surfaced online after the jump.
Minnesota doesn’t get much love in Hollywood. Sure we have Josh Hartnett, Diablo Cody and the Coen Brothers, but there aren’t many authentic, contemporary films that take place and/or are shot in the land of 10,000 lakes; and no, I absolutely do not count 2009′s atrocious New In Town. Last year, Minnesota-born writer/director Ted Koland premiered his indie dramedy Lumpy (now titled Best Man Down) at the Twin Cities Film Festival. Our own Matthew Deery attended the festival and saw the film, which included a Q&A with the director and members of the cast. Best Man Down stars Justin Long and follows the story of a couple’s seemingly conventional wedding day, which takes a tragic turn when Long’s best man (Lumpy) dies at the reception. Long and his new bride then go on a quest to close the loose ends for their departed friend, discovering surprising unknowns about Lumpy’s life. Hit the jump for more.
Earlier this week and the MTV Video Music Awards, Shailene Woodley popped up on stage to show off the first teaser trailer for Divergent. A science fiction thriller that’s, you guessed it, based off a novel about combat ready teens. Check out the trailer for Divergent after the jump.
The resurrection of Matthew McConaughey, continues. After putting up stellar performances in a slew of critically acclaimed dramas (MUD) and securing roles in some upcoming high-profile projects (The Wolf of Wall Street, Interstellar), McConaughey has sky-rocketed back from rom-com complacency, to the top of the Hollywood male lead pool. One particular role that already has some Oscar buzz is is upcoming role in Dallas Buyers Club, inspired by the true story of a Texas cowboy who smuggled unapproved anti-viral drugs from Mexico after contracting HIV in 1986. The trailer looks fantastic, and the awards buzz seems completely justified. Hit the break.
This trailer is about a week old, but I had to pass it along. I love this cast, Matt Damon, George Clooney, Bill Murray, John Goodman, and more, I love WWII, and I love hearing unique stories about unlikely heroes in this time period. Hit the jump to watch the trailer for The Monuments Men.