New Trailer for Aussie Drama ‘Felony’ Starring Joel Edgerton and Tom Wilkinson

felony-4Actor Joel Edgerton stars and penned the script for Felony, an Australian thriller directed by Matthew Saville, about a detective (Edgerton) involved in a tragic accident. Enter two detectives, Tom Wilkinson and Jai Courtney, with conflicting motives and you’ve got yourself a tense little drama.

Melissa George co-stars in the film that had its worldwide premiere at the 2013 Toronto Film Festival and will open in Australia on August 28th.

Unfortunately, we do not have a release date for the US as of this moment, but I feel and hope this will change.

Check out the new trailer:

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New Trailer for Simon Pegg’s ‘Hector and the Search for Happiness’

hector-and-the-search-for-happiness-simon-pegg-stellan-skarsgardLooks like this fine day has graced us with a new trailer for Simon Pegg’s new film, Hector and the Search for Happiness, slated for release in the US on September 19th.

Christopher Plummer, Rosamund Pike, Toni Collette, Stellan Skarsgård, and Jean Reno join Mr. Pegg in what appears an inspirational tale of a psychiatrist struck with a bad case of the blues and sets off to explore the world with hopes of finding true happiness (I bet you he finds it, but it’s not where he think it is).

Because Simon Pegg appears to be a truly good guy in a sea of clueless nutters, any film he is in is worth mentioning in my book. So, here we are.

Enjoy.

Trailer for Justin Simien’s ‘Dear White People’

dear-white-people-1Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions have released the new trailer for “Dear White People” by emerging writer/director Justin Simien. The film has already picked up some buzz on the festival circuit and is based on a successful short film that Simien had produced several years ago.

“Dear White People” is an aggressive comedy about race relations at a university seen through the eyes of the four African-American characters. The film is slated for release on October 17 and stars Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson, Brandon Bell and Teyonah Parris.

Check it out.

New Trailer For Steven Soderbergh’s Upcoming Series ‘The Knick’ Starring Clive Owen

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Where is Steven Soderbergh these days?  It appears he’s been directing a ten episode series for Cinemax entitled The Knick, based on the downtown New York hopsital, the Knickerbocker.  Set in the early 1900’s, the narrative follows a group of revolutionary doctors and nurses who were breaking new ground in the field of medicine without the aid of antibiotics.

The series stars Clive Owen, Juliet Rylance, Andre Holland and Eric Johnson and will premiere on August 8th.

Check out the NSFW trailer below:

‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Turns 40, Watch NSFW Trailer For New 4K Restoration

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40 years ago, a group of Austin film students gathered to film one of horror’s most enduring classics, Tobe Hooper’s grotesquely glorious The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.  To celebrate this milestone, the 70’s horror phenomenon got a 4K makeover, Blu-ray birthday and a nationwide theatrical release.

View the NSFW trailer for the restored edition here:

Although it might seem that this is just one in a long list of aging classics to hit the restored and released circuit, the original Massacre still throws a mighty punch and is well worth the price of admission.

Check the dates below to see when it’ll be courting an area near you:

June 21
New York, Film Society of Lincoln Center

June 27
New York, IFC Center

June 27
Boston, Coolidge Corner

July 4
Richardson, TX, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

July 11
Portland, Hollywood Theatre
Houston, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Kalamazoo, MI, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Winchester, VA, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Washington, DC, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

July 18
Austin, TX, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema (Slaughter Lane)
Littleton, CO, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Winston-Salem, NC, a/perture
Eugene, OR, Bijou Metro
Tulsa, OK, Circle Cinema

July 19
Yonkers, NY, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

July 25
Kansas City, MO, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

July 25
Lubbock, TX, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
New Braunfels, TX, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
San Antonio, TX, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema (Westlakes)
Nashville, TN, Belcourt

August 1
Seattle, WA, SIFF Cinema

 

Trailer for Simon Bolivar Biopic ‘The Liberator’ Starring Edgar Ramirez

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Yesterday witnessed the release of a new trailer for the Simon Bolivar biopic entitled The Liberator, starring Edgar Ramirez.  Ramirez, who portrays Bolivar, is known for his work in such films as Zero Dark Thirty, Domino and more recently, his starring role in Carlos The Jackyl.  The feature was directed by Latin directing giant Alberto Arvelo and penned by Timothy J. Sexton, known for his Oscar-nominated adaptation of Children of Men.  

There are no confirmed release dates for wide-release in the states although the piece has been appearing at various film festivals across North America, including a future screening at the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 15th.

Check out the trailer below:

Watch The Trailer For New Icelandic Film From Baldvin Z, ‘Life in a Fishbowl’

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Few Icelandic films in recent history have created a buzz like the one for director Baldvin Z‘s second feature, Life In A Fishbowl. One critic even states that the film is “The best Icelandic film in history.” The film has already obliterated the blockbuster competition in it’s native country, beating out such films as Godzilla, Edge of Tomorrow and X-Men: Days of Future Past on their premiere weekends.

That being said, there is no news yet regarding international distribution or any release dates outside of Iceland; however, with the box-office receipts claiming that at least a tenth of Iceland’s population gained admission to the film since it’s May 16th release, there now might be enough fiscal weight attached to the hit to snatch up a deal.

The drama starring Hera HilmarÞorsteinn Bachmann and Thor Kristjansson is based on true events in Iceland and follows the stories of 3 individuals: a single mother who moonlights as a prostitute, a suicide-drunk dealing with a past trauma and a former footballer now prominent financial VIP.

Check out the NSFW trailer below: