zondag 10 februari 2013

Movie Trailer Sunday (72)

This weeks trailers are about writers, a father trying to keep his newborn daughter safe, a teenage assassin in training, a wman trying to figure out the truth about Salem and soldiers trying to survive the cold.

Description: Novelist Bill Borgens (Greg Kinnear) has been struggling to keep it together since his wife Erica (Jennifer Connelly) left him for a younger man three years earlier. Instead of working on a new book, he obsesses about his ex, spies on her and her new husband while pretending to be jogging and insists that their 16 year-old son, Rusty, set a place at the Thanksgiving table for Erica every year, even though she never comes. This Thanksgiving, their 19-year-old daughter Samantha comes home from college with momentous news: her first novel has been accepted for publication. Bill is both thrilled, since he has been raising both his children to be writers since birth, and chagrined, since she wrote the book without any help from him. But when he suggests that Sam share her good news with Erica, she balks, refusing to have anything to do with the woman she believes betrayed her father. Deeply wounded by her mother's departure, Sam has constructed a wall between herself and love. She pursues only one-night stands and uncommitted hookups to protect herself from being hurt. When her classmate Lou tries to initiate a real relationship with her, she ridicules him and leaves before she has to reveal that he has touched her. When Lou stops coming to the writing seminar they both attend, Sam tracks him down and follows him to the hospital where his mother lies dying. Not even cynical Sam can resist Lou's gallantry in the face of tragedy. Meanwhile, Rusty is just the kind of guy his sister abhors - romantic, needy and hoping to rescue a damsel in distress. He gets his chance when beautiful Kate, the secret crush he dedicates his poetry to, has a fight with her abusive boyfriend, and he steps in. Soon Rusty and Kate are inseparable, but he is so blinded by love that he is unable to see how seriously troubled she really is.When Erica attends a launch event for Sam's book, she is devastated by her daughter's rejection. As the Borgens family reopens old wounds and inflicts some new ones, Kate spins out of control. It will take all of their considerable resources to save her, but they will have to put aside their grudges in order to do so.
Director: Joshua Boone
Starring: Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Connelly, Lily Collins, Kristen Bell, Logan Lerman, Nat Wolff, Liana Liberato, Rusty Joiner, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Stephen King
Trailer: Trailer "Writers"
Comment: It's about time for Jennifer Connelly to return to the big screen, in a movie with an actual good plot.

Description: After Hurricane Katrina ravages New Orleans, a man is trying to keep his newborn daughter safe in the hospital.
Director: Eric Heisserer
Starring: Paul Walker
Trailer: Trailer "Hours"
Comment: It looks like Paul Walker is ACTING!

Final Girl
Description: Loner Veronica (Abigail Breslin) is new to school, shy and vulnerable, the perfect target for a group of teenage boys who lure girls into the woods to hunt and kill them for sport. It's only after they get her alone that she turns the tables on them, escaping and revealing she's armed and knows how to defend herself. Little do they know, Veronica is an assassin-in-training, and she's chosen killing these boys as her final test. When the dust clears, Veronica will find out if she can be the final girl these boys ever have a chance to hurt.
Director: Tyler Shields
Starring: Abigail Breslin, Wes Bentley, Alexander Ludwig, Michael Trevino, Francesca Eastwod
Trailer: Trailer "Final Girl"
Comment:I don't know what to say, but I'm sharing this because I love Abigail Breslin.

The Lords of Salem
Description: Heidi (Sheri Moon Zombie) is a radio station DJ living in Salem, Massachusetts, who receives a strange wooden box containing a record, a "gift from the Lords." Heidi listens, and the bizarre sounds within the grooves immediately trigger flashbacks of the town's violent past. Is Heidi going mad, or are the "Lords of Salem" returning for revenge on modern-day Salem?
Director: Rob Zombie
Starring: Sheri Moon Zombie, Bruce Davidson, Jeffrey Daniel Phillips, Ken Foree, Patricia Quinn, Dee Wallace, Maria Conchita Alonso, Judy Gleeson, Meg Foster, Griffin Boice
Trailer: Trailer "The Lords of Salem"

Into the White
Description: At the beginning of World War II, a hostile chance encounter in the skies above the harsh Norwegian wilderness leaves two aircraft-one British, one German-shot down in a remote and isolated region. By strange coincidence, the crews seek shelter in the same cabin. They must battle to survive the brutal winter in order to get back to the war, and to fighting one another. Although war has made them enemies, as the days go by, animosity proves hard to maintain. Mutual need leads to unlikely friendships, and the rules of war must be put aside.
Director: Petter Næss
Starring: Rupert Grint, David Kross, Stig Henrik Hoff, Florian Lukas, Lachlan Nieboer
Trailer: Trailer "Into the White"

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