Posts Tagged ‘Movie Trailers’

28 Weeks Later Trailer

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

This is a trailer for , the sequel to one of the best movies ever, . This is the description from IFILM:

Six months have passed since the rage virus has annihilated the British Isles. The U.S. Army declares that the war against infection has been won, and that the reconstruction of the country can begin. As the first wave of refugees return, a family is reunited–but one of them unwittingly carries a terrible secret. The virus is not yet dead, and this time–showing no outward symptoms–it is more dangerous than ever.

The movie is directed by and is slated for a May 11 release:

28 Days Later Trailer

This is the trailer from the original film:

The Number 23 Trailer

Friday, February 23rd, 2007

…the comedian Jim Carrey in a supernatural thriller?!? Apparently, pigs can fly. I would not for a moment have imagined casting Jim Carrey in anything other than a comedy. I do like supernatural thrillers, so count me as intrigued:

Chinatown Trailer

Thursday, December 21st, 2006

The 1974 film is one of my all-time favorites. The movie stars , , and and the script is so good, it’s used as a teaching tool in scriptwriting classes:

Fiona Apple – Across The Universe Video For Pleasantville

Thursday, October 12th, 2006

This is an absolutely beautiful rendition of song sung by for the movie (from at ):

Pleasantville is one of my favorite movies for several reasons. The 1998 film features , , , , , and the late and is directed by , the same guy who did .

The movie tells the tale of two modern twins (Maguire and Witherspoon) who are transported into the fictitious town of Pleasantville, the setting of a black and white 1950s TV show. Upon their arrival, the residents of Pleasantville begin to experience strong emotions which results in Pleasantville’s accepted norms being disrupted.

The film is fabulously edited by subtly introducing color into the black and white landscape of Pleasantville to highlight the changes that take place in characters.

And it is a wonderful commentary on conformism, groupthink, sexual repression, and social oppression in general and racism in particular. The courtroom scene directly alludes to .

Pleasantville Trailer (from gnarlykitty at YouTube):

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