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PERMISSION (2017): New Trailer From Dan Stevens, Rebecca Hall…

Permission (2017), Dan Stevens, Rebecca Hall
Permission (2017), Dan Stevens, Rebecca Hall

Written and directed by Brian Crano, Dan Stevens and Rebecca Hall star in Permission, a comedy drama about a woman soon to be proposed to.

The same woman also listens to a friend who suggests that she should date other men before committing to forever with her her boyfriend…

The precise nature of my thoughts when I read the synopsis went something like: ‘Oooooh… this sure isn’t going to end well… probably.’ Nevertheless though, I’d still quite love to be surprised, for entertainment value purposes.

Gina Gershon, François Arnaud, Raúl Castillo, Michelle Hurst and Morgan Spector also star.

Permission Release Dates

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PROFESSOR MARSTON & THE WONDER WOMAN (2017): New Trailer From Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Connie Britton, JJ Feild…

Professor Marston & The Wonder Women (2017), Rebecca Hall, Luke Evans
Professor Marston & The Wonder Women (2017), Rebecca Hall, Luke Evans

Written and directed by Angela Robinson, Professor Marston & The Wonder Women is the story of the unconventional life of Dr. William Marston; a Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and in 1941 created Wonder Woman…

 

Dr. Marston was intriguingly unconventional and seventy six years ago he created the character in 2017’s biggest blockbuster movie. Of course I have to watch. Especially considering how very promising and interesting this trailer looks.

Lastly, how beautiful is the music in this trailer, particularly the one that starts at 1:18?

Professor Marston & the Wonder Women Release Dates: October 27th, 2017 (US)…

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THE BFG (2016): The Thing I Liked…

The BFG (2016), Ruby Barnhill, Mark Rylance
The BFG (2016), Ruby Barnhill, Mark Rylance

The idea of a movie based on Roald Dahl’s famous children’s book The BFG (Big Friendly Giant) had me excited because I vaguely recall enjoying the story as a child. Having seen the Steven Spielberg directed film, it’s clear for me that this is one of those instances where the book may definitely be much better than the movie.

The lovely nostalgic walk down memory lane I’d been hoping for isn’t what transpired here. My biggest issue with Spielberg’s film is the pace which is so slow that at one point when the ‘bad giants’ were looking for a human child for their afternoon snack, I may have uttered the words ‘Just find her and eat her already, so that this massive let down can finally be over!’

Things didn’t get interesting and engaging for me until the part that takes place at the palace towards the end. Another positive is the narration at the very end.

Prior to my The BFG experience, I’d actually been thinking about re-watching the Spielberg classic, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) – but I’m no longer sure about that now. The BFG has reminded me that sometimes re-living stories and/or  re-watching films I loved as a child, especially if they were made with children as the target audience may result in those films not being well received by my adult brain. One such example would be The Never Ending Story (1984). I really wouldn’t recommend revisiting that.I  did and I ended up wishing that I’d let it remain as magical as my young brain remembered.

I just hope that children, the key target audience for The BFG have a good time when they watch. Should I finally muster the courage to re-visit E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, I’ll certainly share my thoughts on here. Until next time…

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CHRISTINE (2016): New Trailer For Christine Chubbuck Movie Starring Rebecca Hall, Michael C. Hall…

Christine (2016), Rebecca Hall
Christine (2016), Rebecca Hall

Directed by  Antonio Campos and starring Rebecca Hall, Michael C. Hall, Tracy Letts, Christine tells the story of Christine Chubbuck, a TV news reporter who killed herself during a live television  broadcast…

As someone somewhat aware of this story but with no idea about Chubbuck’s motivations, I’m looking forward to finding out more about what was happening around if not within her around the time of her story’s end.

Christine Release Dates: October 14th, 2016 (US)…

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THE BFG (2016): New Trailer From Steven Spielberg & Mark Rylance

The BFG (2016), Ruby Barnhill, Mark Rylance as The Big Friendly Giant
The BFG (2016), Ruby Barnhill, Mark Rylance as The Big Friendly Giant

Today’s trailer is for The BFG (The Big Friendly Giant), the latest film from Mark Rylance and director Steven Spielberg.

Based on the classic children’s book of the same name by Roald Dahl, The BFG is the story of a young girl called Sophie (Ruby Barnhill) and her encounter with a giant (Rylance). Sophie’s big new friend is different because unlike his giant peers, The BFG is kind and completely uninterested in eating little boys and girls…

I wasn’t a fan of the original edit of The BFG trailer released a few weeks ago, but this new version I like.

Rylance and Spielberg last worked together on Bridge Of Spies (2015); the film that lead to a Best Supporting Actor Oscar win for Rylance.

I’m certain I’ll enjoy this movie because it’s Spielberg and because I remember loving the book.

The BFG Release Dates: July 1st, 2016 (US & CAN); July 21st, 2016 (GER); July 22nd, 2016 (UK)…

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