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THE KING’S MAN (2020): New Official Trailer Starring Ralph Fiennes, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Gemma Aterton, Matthew Goode…

King's Man (2020), Gemma Aterton, 20th Century Fox
King’s Man (2020), Gemma Aterton, 20th Century Fox

The next trailer for Matthew Vaughn’s The King’s Man , a movie starring Gemma Arterton, Matthew Goode Ralph Fiennes, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and about the first independent Intelligence agency is here…

I’m already quite certain that Sofia Boutella’s Gazelle in Kingsman – The Secret Service (2014) will forever be my favourite Kingsman character. Nevertheless, I look forward to what Aterton’s Polly will bring to the franchise.

Also the character played by Tayolor-Johnson, I’m guessing he may be a villain, since we’re two trailers in and we still haven’t met him .

Djimon Hounsou, Alison Steadman, Stanley Tom Hollander, Harris Dickinson, Alexandra Maria Lara, Tucci, Rhys Ifans and Daniel Brühl also star.

The King’s Man Release Dates: February 14th, 2020 (US)…

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THE KING’S MAN (2020): New Trailer From Ralph Feinnes, Gemma Arterton, Matthew Goode, Aaron Taylor-Johnson…

The King's Man (2019), Djimon Hounsou, Ralph Feinnes, 20th Century Fox
The King’s Man (2019), Djimon Hounsou, Ralph Feinnes, 20th Century Fox

Starring Ralph Fiennes, Gemma Arterton, Matthew Goode and Aaron Taylor-Johnson, The King’s Man is the story of one man’s race to stop a collection of history’s worst tyrants and criminal masterminds from killing millions.

Directed by Matthew Vaughn, The King’s Man is the third instalment of the Kingsman franchise…

I’ll be watching to see how it compares to the original and best, Kingsman – The Secret Service (2014). Also looking forward tto finding out who Taylor-Johnson is playing.

Harris Dickinson, Alexandra Maria Lara, Tom Hollander, Djimon Hounsou, Alison Steadman, Stanley Tucci, Rhys Ifans and Daniel Brühl also star.

The King’s Man Release Dates: February 14th, 2020 (US)…

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NOCTURNAL ANIMALS (2016): It’s Dark & With Great Performances From Jake Gyllenhaal, Amy Adams, Aaron Taylor-Johnson…

Nocturnal Animals (2016), Amy Adams
Nocturnal Animals (2016), Amy Adams

Nocturnal Animals which stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Amy Adams, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Michael Shannon and Isla Fisher is the second movie from fashion designer / movie director, Tom Ford. As an appreciator of Ford’s clearly wide-ranging creative abilities and a fan of the film’s highly talented cast, I was excited even before seeing the teaser trailer.

Without any doubt, Nocturnal Animals is a film well done, especially in terms of the actors and all that they were able to convey ever so convincingly. The story is engaging and it certainly left me incredibly grateful for my circumstances and experiences to date. However, even though the synopsis for Nocturnal Animals explains that ‘a wealthy gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband’s novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a symbolic revenge tale’, I still didn’t expect the nature of the very dark turn everything took quite early on in this movie.

Approximately fifteen minutes into Nocturnal Animals, I started to wonder if I was going to be able to continue watching further. Reason being, what was happening on screen was so intense, uncomfortable and scary, for anyone, but  especially from the point of view of a young female.

Nocturnal Animals (2016), Jake Gyllenhaal
Nocturnal Animals (2016), Jake Gyllenhaal

I enjoyed the cinematography and all the performances. I even found myself feeling particularly happy for Gyllenhaal because he got to play a character more vulnerable than any he’d ever played before. And since I’d become so used to seeing his characters mostly in control in his movies, seeing him with very little control made me want to stop watching and switch over to a movie where the people he played had more power. I.e. Nightcrawler (2014). I think this means 1) that I don’t enjoying watching suffering and 2) I may be too attached to my favourite actors and I mostly prefer to see them in roles where they get to win. 

As a fan of his great work in Nowhere Boy (2009) especially, I’d also become comfortable with liking the characters played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson. Thanks to the Nocturnal Animals trailer, I knew that liking Taylor-Johnson’s character in Ford’s movie wasn’t going to happen, but my oh my did he play his role well.

In terms of the things I liked less about this movie, a part of me found the music and what looked like stills of the clouds / landscape a tad annoying. Also, some of the editing towards the end had me wishing that the story was told in a more traditional style, if only so I could follow things better. But my reaction to these seemingly little annoyances is nothing compared to how I felt immediately after the ending. ‘No! Mr Ford, No!’ I screamed as I slapped the wall to my right with frustration. ‘Are you really ending it there? I’m so mad at you for ending it there! Aaaaaaarrrrggg!!!’ Damn it, Tom! Nooooooooooooooo…! I continued for a good four minutes.

Maybe you won’t have reactions as strong as mine from beginning to end. But the best reasons for watching Nocturnal Animals include the brilliant performances and another presentation of Tom Ford’s enviable and inspiring creative gifts.

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THE WALL (2017): New Trailer From John Cena & Aaron Taylor-Johnson

The Wall (2017), Aaron Taylor-Johnson
The Wall (2017), Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Aaron Taylor-Johnson and John Cena’s latest movie is a war time drama / thriller. Directed by Doug Liman, The Wall is set during a standoff between an Iraqi sniper and an American sharpshooter…

I want to to see this since I’m a big Aaron Taylor-Johnson fan and also because it would be great to see John Cena do a great job with the role.  Well done trailer maker! Good edit and the tension is very promising.

Laith Nakli also stars.

The Wall Release Dates: March 10th, (2017)…

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