zondag 26 oktober 2014

Movie Trailer Sunday (161)

Here are this weeks trailers.

The Gambler
Description: Jim Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) is a risk taker. Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster (Michael Kenneth Williams) and offers his own life as collateral. Always one step ahead, Bennett pits his creditor against the operator of a gambling ring (Alvin Ing) and leaves his dysfunctional relationship with his wealthy mother (Jessica Lange) in his wake. He plays both sides, immersing himself in an illicit, underground world while garnering the attention of Frank (John Goodman), a loan shark with a paternal interest in Bennett's future. As his relationship with a student (Brie Larson) deepens, Bennett must take the ultimate risk for a second chance.
Director: Rupert Wyatt
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, Brie Larson, Michael Kenneth Williams, Jessica Lange
Comment: Lots of fucks in this trailer.

Avengers: Age of Ultron
Description: When Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth's Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), The Incredible Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.
Director: Joss Whedon
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, Coby Smulders, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Comment: I'm so super excited right now!!!

The Better Angels
Description: The story of Abraham Lincoln's childhood in the harsh wilderness of Indiana and the hardships that shaped him, the tragedy that marked him for ever and the two women who guided him to immortality.
Director: A.J. Edwards
Starring:Jason Clarke, Diane Kruger, Brit Marling, Wes Betley, Braydon Denney
Comment: This looks stunning and Terrence Malick is the producer.

Insidious: Chapter 3
Description: A prequel set before the haunting of the Lambert family that reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier (Lin Shaye) reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl who has been targeted by a dangerous supernatural entity.
Director: Leigh Whannell
Starring: Dermot Mulroney, Lin Shaye, Stefanie Scott, Haley Kyoko, AShton Moio
Comment: Not a movie I will watch alone.

Always Woodstock
Description: When Neurotic, struggling songwriter, Catherine Brown's life in New York City falls apart, she is forced to confront her past when she spends the summer at her childhood home in Woodstock, New York, learning that becoming successful means becoming your true self first.
Director: Rita Merson
Starring: Allison Miller, James Wolk, Rumer Willis, Katey Sagal, Jason Ritter, Brittany Snow
Comment: Probably one of those guilty pleasures.

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