What Men Want is a new comedy / fantasy / romance about a woman who gains an unexpected edge over her male sports agent colleagues when she develops the ability to hear their thoughts.
Directed by Adam Shankman; key cast includes Taraji P. Henson, Max Greenfield, Tracy Morgan, Wendi McLendon-Covey…
I remember watching and liking What Women Want(2000) starring Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt. So I actually can’t wait to see how this version will play out. So far, I have zero complaints about the trailer.
Additional cast includes Erikah Badu, Aldis Hodge, Deja Dee, Tamala Jones and Chris Witaske.
Godzilla – King Of The Monsters is a new Michael Dougherty directed action / adventure of epic proportions. One that pits Godzilla against some of the most popular monsters in pop culture history.
Millie Bobby Brown, Vera Farmiga, Sally Hawkins and Bradley Whitford star…
My favourite thing about this trailer? Each moment wings unfurl to that beautiful music – especially at 1:19. The combination of the visual effects, the score and the monster’s sheer size makes for an almost, dare I say, ‘spiritual experience?’
To be clear, I’m in for the special effects and would truly be delighted if this were a disaster movie that pleasantly surprised me in more than one or two ways.
Kyle Chandler, Charles Dance, Ziyi Zhang, Aisha Hinds, Thomas Middleditch, Ken Watanabe and O’Shea Jackson also star.
With a single magic word (Shazam!), a boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need.
Directed by David F. Sandberg, Shazam! stars Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Asher Angel Jack Dylan Grazer…
This may just be the next hit superhero movie from DC Comics (after Wonder Woman (2017). I’m in for this reason, the humour and to possibly see a version of my own superhero fantasies played out. I’m already liking the on-screen chemistry between Asher Angel and Jack Dylan Grazer.
Adam Brody, Djimon Hounsou, Michelle Borth, Marta Milans and Ross Butler also star.
A world-renowned dance company is the setting and the story is about a darkness that swirls at its centre. One that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist.
Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton and Mia Goth star while Luca Guadagnino directs…
The slight Black Swan (2010) vibes help; however it’s really Swinton and my curiosity for seeing Johnson doing well in a film outside of the Fifty Shades of Grey movies; these are my reasons for watching.
Lutz Ebersdorf, Angela Winkler, Ingrid Caven and Elena Fokina also star.
Directed by Tim Burton, Dumbo is Disney’s re-telling of the story of an elephant ridiculed for his big ears. Ears he’s in fact able to use as wings and fly.
Colin Farrell, Eva Green, Michael Keaton and Danny DeVito star…
To my surprise his trailer didn’t move me. It is only a teaser so there’s time. I do remember the Dumbo story though only vaguely. Perhaps the next Dumbo trailer will have me more excited, the way the Cinderella (2015 ) trailer did.
As good a film as Wonder Woman is, I’m quite sure that I adore the trailer more. This is probably the first time I’ve said I love a trailer more than I love the film, without meaning that the film is bad. The pace of the movie was OK and the humour was fun but there’s something about the movie’s initial trailer that I just loved more.
Of course, the exceptionally chosen, perfectly rousing trailer music coupled with great editing, storytelling and visuals had much to do with it. With that said, Wonder Woman’s crime, for me, may be that the wonderful high I experienced as I watched the trailer from beginning to end, wasn’t constantly present throughout the film. Not that I’m saying hat would have been a great idea, clearly. Yet the truth remains, there’s no denying, for me at least, the noticeable absence of said high by the end of this movie. Instead of taking my hands to the air whilst silently yelping, so as not to annoy my neighbours (as I did post trailer viewing), at the end of this movie I said out loud, ‘It’s not a bad film’.
Gadot is really great. She’s beautiful, strong, very capable and in my mind, my big sister. You probably already have but I’ll still say it, watch it because it’s good.
The House With A Clock In Its Walls, features a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world – and young orphan Lewis Barnavelt must aid his magical uncle in locating it.
Directed by Eli Roth, Cate Blanchett, Jack Black, Renée Elise Goldsberry and Braxton Bjerken are among the stars…
Knowing that Jack Black would be in this movie meant that the trailer had my attention. But, a trailer having my attention is not much compared to how exited I am when said trailer surprises me with the fact that ‘acting queen’ Cate Blanchett is a key cast member. The last time this happened, I was watching the trailer for Kenneth Branagh’s Cinderella (2015) – the reason why Cinderella is officially my favourite Disney movie.
Besides Blanchett and Black, I’m in for the mystery and magic.
Kyle MacLachlan, Lorenza Izzo, Colleen Camp, Perla Middleton and Braxton Bjerken also star.