Only the Brave Trailer


Everyday its another trailer for the Fall/Winter season. Today its Only the Brave. A film based on the elite crew of firefighters who battled Yarnell Hill Fire, a wildfire in Prescott, Arizona in June 2013 that claimed the lives of 19 members of their team.

Only the brave stars Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges, James Badge Dale, Taylor Kitsch and Jennifer Connelly.

Only the Brave is scheduled to be released on October 20th by Sony Pictures. The film was originally set to be released by Lionsgate on September 22, 2017, but a disagreement between Lionsgate and production company Black Label Media saw the distribution rights change to Sony.

James Franco’s The Disaster Artist Trailer


A24 has released the first The Disaster Artist trailer. Directed by James Franco, the film follows the making of Tommy Wiseau’s The Room, the infamous cult film that’s frequently cited as one of the worst movies ever made (not to be confused by the 2015 film Room with Brie Larson).

Apparently,  The Room is so bad that it has a cult following and showings of the film are enjoyed with crowd participation, much like the Rocky Horror Picture Show.  A rough cut of The Disaster Artist was screened at SXSW to positive reviews.  In addition to James Franco, it stars Dave Franco, Seth Rogen, Alison Brie, Zac Efron, Josh Hutcherson and Jacki Weaver.

The plot is described as, A delightful tribute to the joy and madness of making movies, The Disaster Artist follows the outrageous adventures of eccentric filmmaker Tommy Wiseau and his best friend, actor Greg Sestero. These two endearing misfits move to L.A. and try to live the Hollywood dream by making their very own feature film, but end up embarking on a wildly unpredictable and hilariously unforgettable production. Leading to one of the most infamous, bizarre, and beloved midnight movies of all time, The Room.

The Disaster Artist opens in limited release on December 1st and opens wide on December 8th.

Dunkirk Reviews Are In and it’s Great


The embargo on Dunkirk reviews was lifted at 4pm EST on Monday .  Based on the reviews so far, Christopher Nolan has made the best movie of his career.

Currently has a Rotten Tomatoes score of  97%

The Metacritic score is currently at 96. One of the highest scores on the site.

Twitter was abuzz yesterday.

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Not everyone loved it. Like this guy from Compuserve? Is that even still a thing?

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Blade Runner 2049 Gets a Second Trailer

There is a lot of buzz surrounding the new Bade Runner. Blade Runner 2049 is about LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), discovers a dark secret that might bring an end to humanity. K’s discovery leads him to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former blade runner who disappeared thirty years ago.
Directed by Denis Villeneuve, it is the sequel to 1982’s Blade Runner. Harrison Ford reprises his role as Rick Deckard. It also stars Robin Wright, Dave Bautista, and Jared Leto in supporting roles.

Blade Runner 2049 will be released on October 6th.  
A second trailer was released today.            

Oscar Winner Martin Landau Dies at 89

Martin Landau passed away on Sunday at 89. Landau won an Oscar for playing Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood. His credits also include Crimes and Misdemeanors, Mission Impossible and North by Northwest. 
Landau was nominated for an Oscar 3 separate times. First for Best Supporting Actor in Tucker: The Man and His Dream in 1989. He was nominated again and won Best Supporting Actor the following year for Crimes and Misdemeanors.  He also took home the Supporting Actor Oscar in 1995 for Tim Burton’s Ed Wood.

Landau appeared in numerous TV shows including Mission: Impossible. 

Oscar Bait Darkest Hour Gets a Trailer

Darkest Hour is an upcoming British war drama film directed by Joe Wright and written by Anthony McCarten. The film stars Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill, and follows his early days as Prime Minister as Hitler closes in on England in World War II. 
It has everything that a Best Picture contender needs:
1. Historical event/true story-check
2. The Academy loves WWII movies-check
3. White male lead who becomes a hero-check
4. Fancy sets and costumes-check
5. Fall release (November 22)-check

Ava DuVernay’s A Wrinkle in Time Gets a Trailer

The first trailer for Ava DuVernay’s adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s novel A Wrinkle in Time is here and the internets is abuzz. 
From Screen Rant:
A Wrinkle in Time is technically a children’s story, but it’s a compelling tale enjoyed by many adults – and as such, the movie should be a strong movie suitable for the whole family. It’s original, too, which makes a change from Disney’s long line of remakes and reimaginings. A Wrinkle in Time tells the story of Meg Murry and brother Charles Wallace, who travel through space and cross dimensions via a ‘wrinkle in time’ to find their missing scientist father, with the help of a mysterious Tesseract. The book is the first in a series, so if this live-action adaptation does well, we could see more Wrinkle in Time movies to come.

And Oprah is in it. 

A Winkle in Time is set to be released on the Oscar unfriendly date of March 9, 2018.