This weeks trailers are about a grown man still living with his mom, an American man in Paris, activist Aung San Suu Kyi, a vacation that changes everything and a modern day fairytale.
Description: On his way to the store to buy wood glue, Jeff (Jason Segel) looks for signs from the universe to determine his path. However, a series of comedic and unexpected events leads him to cross paths with his family in the strangest of locations and circumstances. Jeff just may find the meaning of his life... and if he's lucky, pick up the wood glue as well.
Director: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
Starring: Jason Segel, Ed Helms, Susan Sarandon and Judy Greer
Trailer: Trailer "Jeff, Who Lives at Home"
Comment: Jason Segel is so funny!
Description: An American man (Ethan Hawke) has fled to Paris in the wake of a scandal that cost him his job as a film lecturer at a small university. He takes up with a widow who might be involved in a series of murders.
Director: Pawel Pawlikowski
Starring: Ethan Hawke and Kristin Scott Thomas
Trailer: Trailer "The Woman in the Fifth"
Description: Despite distance, long separations, and a dangerously hostile regime, the love of Aung San Suu Kyi (Michelle Yeoh) and her husband, Michael Aris (David Thewlis) last until the very end. A story of devotion and human understanding set against a background of political turmoil which continues today.
Director: Luc Besoon
Starring: Michelle Yeoh and David Thewlis
Trailer: Trailer "The Lady"
Comment: This looks stunning.
Description: Expectant parents Alice (Felicity Price) and Dave (Joel Edgerton) join Alice's younger sister, Steph (Teresa Palmer), and her new boyfriend, Jeremy (Anthony Starr), on an impromptu tropical getaway in Cambodia. But following Jeremy's abrupt disappearance, the others must attempt to return to their normal lives in Sydney. The shell-shocked survivors' recovery begins to fall apart when a stinging truth about their time in Cambodia is revealed. The three must contend with the fallout, along with the looming threat of further revelations about that fateful night
Director: Kieran Darcy-Smith
Starring: Joel Edgerton, Teresa Palmer, Felicity Price, Antony Starr
Trailer: Trailer "Wish You Were Here"
Description: An ancient war is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once lost, forcing the young man, Jack, into the battle of his life to stop them. Fighting for a kingdom, its people, and the love of a brave princess, he comes face to face with the unstoppable warriors he thought only existed in legends and gets the chance to become a legend himself.
Director: Brian Singer
Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Stanley Tucci, Ian McShane, Bill Nighy, Eleanor Tomlinson, Ewan McGregor
Trailer: Trailer "Jack the Giant Killer"