‘Rolling Papers’ At SXSW: Hot (Roach) Clip Of Colorado Pot Documentary
Ricardo Baca became the nation’s first national newspaper marijuana editor when he got the job running the The Denver Post's The Cannabist after pot officially became legal in Colorado on January 1, 2014. The gig got him some airtime on The Colbert Report and The View, among other outlets.
Now comes Mitch Dickman’s Rolling Papers, which looks back over the first 12 months of Baca’s job spent inventing a way to cover a nascent industry for a major daily newspaper, a… Read
‘A Little Chaos': Alan Rickman, Kate Winslet Stroll Versailles Gardens – Trailer
Alan Rickman directs and stars in A Little Chaos with Kate Winslet, Matthias Schoenaerts, Stanley Tucci and Jennifer Ehle. Rickman also co-wrote the story with Alison Deegan and Jeremy Brock. Winslet plays Madame Sabine De Barra, an unlikely candidate for landscape architect of the still‐to-be-completed Palace of Versailles. She has little time for the classical, ordered designs of the man who hires her, the famous architect Le Nôtre (Schoenaerts). However, as she works… Read
‘Love & Mercy’ Trailer: Hang On For Brian Wilson’s Tortured Ego
Paul Dano and John Cusack take on the larger-than-life story of Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson in Love & Mercy, the biopic of sorts that Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions will release June 5. Bill Pohlad directed from a script by Oren Moverman and Michael Alan Lerner. The film tracks Wilson’s career path as he fueled he and his brothers’ rise to the top of the rock ‘n roll world — remember, the Beatles said their 1967 opus Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was… Read
‘KTown Cowboys’ SXSW Trailer: These Guys Know How To Party
The origins of Ktown Cowboys go back about five years when director Daniel Park and writer Danny Cho created a web series about the late-night high jinks of best friends in Los Angeles’ Koreatown. That series followed fresh-off-the-bus Johnny (Lanny Joon) from Richmond, VA, who, jobless and hearbroken by his girlfriend, is taken under the wing of his cousin Jason (Shane Yoon) and his party hardy friends. The first episode won best feature narrative at the 2010 Los Angeles… Read
‘Insurgent’ Final Trailer: Tris And Four Are On The Run
“You are a living proof that the Divergent problem has grown beyond all control,” says Ansel Elgort in the final trailer for The Divergent Series: Insurgent which dropped today from Summit Entertainment. Directed by Robert Schwentke, the film stars Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet, Octavia Spencer, Suki Waterhouse, Jonny Weston, Naomi Watts, Rosa Salazar and Keiynan Lonsdale
The sequel raises the stakes for Tris as she searches for allies and answers in the… Read
‘Welcome To Me’ Trailer: Watch Kristen Wiig Hit It Big In The Lottery
Welcome To Me stars Kristen Wiig as Alice, a fame-obsessed woman with borderline personality disorder who after winning $86 million in the lottery, decides to spend the money on a TV show about herself. Eventually she must decide whether celebrity and recognition really brings happiness. James Marsden, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Wes Bentley and Linda Cardellini also star. Shira Piven directs and Eliot Laurence wrote the script for the pic, a Bron… Read
‘Killing Jesus’ Premiere Date Set For March 29 On Nat Geo – Full Trailer
After Killing Kennedy and Killing Lincoln became the two most-watched programs in National Geographic Channel’s history, the third collaboration between Nat Geo, Scott Free and book authors Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard, Killing Jesus, has a premiere date: the pic will debut on Palm Sunday, March 29. Check out the trailer that just dropped.
The original plan for the movie, which stars the likes of Kelsey Grammar as King Herod, Stephen Moyer as Pontius Pilate, and Haaz Sl… Read
Russell Crowe’s ‘The Water Diviner’ Trailer: Will It Find Its Way In The U.S.?
Russell Crowe’s directorial debut The Water Diviner has already found success in its home country Australia, where with Universal handling distribution it was the top-grossing film of 2014 and it shared the Best Picture prize at the Aussies’ version of the Academy Awards. Now it’s Warner Bros’ turn for a platform bow stateside April 24.
Here’s the first U.S. trailer for the pic, which stars Crowe in the true story of an Australian farmer who, in 1919, goes in search of… Read
‘Crimson Peak’ Trailer: Welcome To Guillermo Del Toro’s Haunted House
In Crimson Peak, Guillermo del Toro sought to make an old-fashioned scare-the-hell-out-of-you haunted house movie, the kind he grew up loving. Based on this first trailer, it looks like he has pulled out all the stops. The Legendary Pictures fright film will be released by Universal on October 16, right in the heart of the Halloween corridor. It stars Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain and Charlie Hunnam.
Watching the trailer had me thinking of everything I… Read
‘Hot Pursuit’ Trailer – Reese Witherspoon & Sofia Vergara On A Midnight Run
In buddy comedy Hot Pursuit (fka Don’t Mess With Texas), Reese Witherspoon plays an uptight cop trying to protect the widow (Sofia Vergara) of a drug kingpin as they race through Texas. The pic, a combo of Midnight Run and The Heat, is being produced by Witherspoon and her Pacific Standard partner Bruna Papandrea with Dana Fox. Vergara and her manager Louis Balaguer are exec producers. The script is from David Feeney and John Quaintance. Pic opens wide on May 8. Check out… Read
‘Trainwreck’ Trailer: Amy Schumer Gets The Judd Apatow Treatment
UPDATED with red-band trailer below: Amy Schumer is funny. Really funny. And now she’s teamed with Judd Apatow — also funny — for Trainwreck, which the comedian wrote and stars in with Bill Hader, Vanessa Bayer, Colin Quinn and even LeBron James. Universal Pictures has set a July 17 release date for the comedy, Apatow’s first behind the camera since 2012’s This Is 40. Schumer plays a successful magazine writer who excels at boozy one-night stands and meets a doctor… Read
This Isn’t Norman Rockwell’s New England: ‘We Are Still Here’ At SXSW – Hot Trailer
“You guys have moved into one, weird F***ing town!” says one New England local who owns the tagline at the end of the trailer for We Are Still Here from Snowfort Pictures/Dark Sky Films. The horror title, which was announced as part of SXSW’s Midnighters selection today, follows the buyers of a New England home, a domicile that takes a sacrifice every 30 years or so. They heard that the house was an old funeral parlor, but decided to move in anyway. Not to mention, the… Read