The 33 (2015): The Chilean Miners Story Starring Antonio Banderas

The 33 (2015) Antonio Banderas, Mario Casas
The 33 (2015) Antonio Banderas, Mario Casas

Directed by Patricia Riggen, The 33 tells the story of the men involved in the 2010 Chilean Mine Accident.

Starring Antonio Banderas, Juliette Binoche, Rodrigo Santoro, Cote de Pablo and James Brolin, emotional is definitely the word…

Get those tissues ready.

Happy The 33 🙂

G

THE NIGHT BEFORE (2015): New Comedy Starring Seth Rogen & Joseph Gordon-Levitt

The Night Before (2015), Seth Rogen, Anthony Mackie
The Night Before (2015), Seth Rogen, Anthony Mackie

The latest trailer for Seth Rogen’s new film, The Night Before is here…

Directed by Jonathan Levine, starring Seth Rogen, Antony mackie, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Lizzy Kaplan and Jillian Bell, of course it’s a comedy and I already can’t wait. 

I’m just glad that as far as I can tell from the trailer, I can’t see any reason why Sony would have to pull out of releasing this one (fingers crossed).

Release Date (s): November 2oth, 2015 (UK), December 4th, 2015 (UK)…

Happy Film Loving  🙂

G

HOME (2015): I Watched For The Cute Alien & Jim Parsons’ Voice

Home (2015), Tip (Rihanna), Oh (Jim Parsons)
Home (2015), Tip (Rihanna), Oh (Jim Parsons)

I knew I’d end up watching Home, if only because of Jim Parsons, an Actor rightly celebrated for his portrayal of Sheldon Cooper in CBS’ The Big Bang Theory.

Also starring Rihanna, Steve Martin, Jennifer Lopez and directed by Tim Johnson, Home centres around a cute purple alien called Oh and his friendship with earthling girl, Tip (Rihanna).

The Boov, Oh’s alien race are undeniably cute and Home has several amusing moments – my favourite of which is when Oh learns about dancing. The way the story of the Gorg is concluded at the end is also great.

You may find the ‘bad English’ / interesting way that the Boov speak quite annoying. I sure did at first. But now, after a second viewing, the word adorable comes to mind instead.

The story is engaging but don’t be surprised if you get the urge to watch The Big Bang Theory as Home plays. Something to do with the pace of Home, perhaps. It could also be more about the power of the brilliant character that is Shelley Cooper.

Happy Home 🙂

G

THE PERFECT GUY (2015): New Trailer Starring Michael Ealy & Morris Chestnut Thriller

The perfect Guy (2015), Morris Chestnut, Sanaa Lathaan,
The perfect Guy (2015), Morris Chestnut, Sanaa Lathaan,

The Perfect Guy stars Morris Chestnut, Sanaa Lathaan and Michael Ealy and it has a new trailer.

No one is ever really perfect, of course and this David M, Rosenthal directed movie deals with one scary extreme. The point when a masculine, protective male crosses the line and becomes something else entirely.

The perfect Guy (2015), Sanaa Lathaan, Michael Ealy
The perfect Guy (2015), Sanaa Lathaan, Michael Ealy

Looking forward to seeing how the story plays out; though I can probably guess. Still, I’m hoping that my expectations will be exceeded, especially considering the trailer has already shown what looks like at least 90% of the plot.

Happy The Perfect Guy 🙂

G

EXPERIMENTER (2015): Time To Think About How Good You Are At Obeying Authority

Experimenter (2015), Winona Ryder, Peter Sarsgaard
Experimenter (2015), Winona Ryder, Peter Sarsgaard

Based on the work of real life social psychologist Stanley Milgram, Experimenter focuses on the 1961 radical behavior experiments that Milgram carried out, in order to test the ordinary person’s willingness to obey authority.

With  Peter Sarsgaard, John Leguizamo, Winona Ryder and Anton Yelchin as the leading cast, I’m excited to see  how this intriguing true story plays out.

Happy Experimenter 🙂

G

WE ARE YOUR FRIENDS (2015): New Trailer Featuring Zac Efron, Emily Ratajkowski & Good Music

We Are Your Friends (2015), Zac Efron
We Are Your Friends (2015), Zac Efron

I wasn’t sure what to make of the initial trailer for Zac Efron’s latest movie, We Are Your Friends, but after watching the second, my mind is changed.

Movies that have characters working hard, sacrificing and dedicating their energy to whatever it is that makes them come alive are always appealing. Especially when the characters are faced with outside pressure to do the contrary.

Directed by Max Joseph and featuring a supporting cast that includes Wes Bentley, Emily Ratajkowski and Shiloh Fernandez, I’ll definitely be watching – for the story the promise of good electronic/ dance music.

Happy We Are Your Friends 🙂

G

MAZE RUNNER – THE SCORCH TRIALS (2015): Great New Trailer

Maze Runner - The Scorch Trials (2015), Kaya Scodelario, Dylan O'Brien
Maze Runner – The Scorch Trials (2015), Kaya Scodelario, Dylan O’Brien

I found the first instalment in the Maze Runner series ok. The best parts being a few well executed tense and edge of your seat moments.

With trailer 2, things are looking even more exciting…

May the film be at least half as thrilling as this trailer.

Happy Maze Runner, The Scorch Trials 🙂

G

THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 2 (2015): A Full Trailer Has Landed

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (2015), Jennifer Lawrence
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (2015), Jennifer Lawrence

Trailer 1 of The Hunger Games, Mocking Jay Part 2 arrives and it’s clear that the makers had the word ‘epic.’ in mind. Huge fans of the franchise will be overjoyed and might even scream. I’m not the biggest fan so I didn’t, but I do understand.

Happy The Hunger Games, Mockingjay, Part 2 🙂

G

%d bloggers like this: