‘Happyish’ Trailer: Steve Coogan’s Search For Happiness — And An Erection
Showtime has dropped the first full trailer for its new half-hour comedy Happyish ahead of its April 26 premiere. Steve Coogan stars as Thom Payne, a 44-year-old whose world is thrown into disarray when his 25-year-old wunderkind boss arrives, saying things like "digital," "social" and "viral." Is he in need of a "rebranding," or does he just have a "low joy ceiling?"
Check out the trailer above in which we see the troubled Payne mulling the idea of happiness with… Read
‘Veep’ Season 4 Trailer: President Meyer Is In Charge – Kinda
“I feel like I’m on a life-support machine and they keep pulling the plug to charge their phones.” That insightful gem comes from Presidential aide Amy Brookheimer, played by Anna Chlumsky, on HBO’s Veep. Fans of the award-winning Armando Iannucci-created satire can see where she’s coming from as they watch this first full trailer from the show’s upcoming Season 4.
Like Kevin Spacey’s Frank Underwood on Netflix’s House Of Cards, Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ ubervain Selina Meyer… Read
Jean Dujardin In ‘The Connection’ Red Band Trailer: Bang Bang A La Française
Period crime thriller The Connection (released in France as La French) stars Oscar-winner Jean Dujardin in the true story of the judge who tried to stop the French Connection, one of the most powerful drug organizations of its day. Directed by Cédric Jimenez and entirely shot on 35mm, it’s billed as the European flipside to William Friedkin’s 1971 classic. Drafthouse Films acquired U.S. distribution rights out of Cannes last year based on an 8-minute sizzle reel and has… Read
‘Furious 7′ Extended Clip: Who’s Up For A Little Skydriving?
No denying that those Fast & Furious folks pretty much have done it all with four wheels on the road and quite often a ways above it. But parachuting out of a plane in their cars? Here’s an extended clip from Furious 7, in which Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Ludacris and Michelle Rodriguez hold up their end of the mission, while Tyrese Gibson needs a wee bit of nudging. This footage aired tonight near the end of the premiere episode of USA Network’s DIG. The Universal… Read
Ian McKellen Does His Own Beekeeping Stunts In ‘Mr Holmes’ Teaser Trailer
Mr. Holmes was one of the bright spots of this year’s Berlin Film Festival where it debuted out of competition. Director Bill Condon reteams with his Gods And Monsters star Ian McKellen who plays the 93-year-old Sherlock as he revisits the circumstances of the unsolved case that forced him into retirement, and searches for answers to the mysteries of life and love – before it's too late. Laura Linney plays his housekeeper and Milo Parker is her young son and Holmes… Read
‘Self/Less’ Trailer With Ryan Reynolds & Ben Kingsley: Would You Take A Life To Live Forever?
“We offer humanity’s greatest minds more time to fill their potential.” Nice pitch. But later it’s revealed that “immortality has some side effects.” Here’s the first full trailer for director Tarsem Singh’s sci-fi thriller Self/Less, which sees a megarich and self-involved architect (Ben Kingsley) who’s dying of cancer undergo a procedure that puts him in the body of a healthy younger man (Ryan Reynolds). Asked how he’s doing, the new/old guy remarks about “that new body… Read
Billy Corben’s Backyard Bare-Knuckle Brawl ‘Dawg Fight’ Grapples With Online Distribution
EXCLUSIVE: Documentary maker Billy Corben has been mining Miami for tough-minded material for nearly two decades, including notable projects such as Cocaine Cowboys and ESPN’s two The U docs about the University of Miami’s rogue athletic program. He also produced and directed Raw Deal: A Question of Consent, which had a spot at the Sundance Film Festival in 2001. But he’s never had a film like Dawg Fight, nor a more complicated response from would-be distributors.
“Of all… Read
‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’ Trailer: Where’s Spider-Man When You Need Him?
This is the third trailer to drop for Disney/Marvel’s mega tentpole Avengers: Age Of Ultron, the second pic after the original’s $1.52 billion (with a B) haul in 2012, the third-biggest total of all time. This one, of course, introduces the mighty Ultron to the party, and today’s trailer reveals better than previous ones that James Spader’s voice fits the ominous tones perfectly. Judging by the footage here, there’s no reason to think Ultron won’t get close to what the… Read
‘Broadchurch’ Season 2 Clip: David Tennant Reveals A Secret
Here’s a new clip from the upcoming second season of Broadchurch ahead of its premiere tomorrow night on BBC America. The second season follows two seemingly unconnected events: the trial of Joe Miller (the man charged for Danny's murder) and the Sandbrook case – Detective Inspector Alec Hardy's previously failed investigation, which has dogged his existence ever since. Olivia Colman and David Tennant star, alongside Marianne Jean-Baptiste and Charlotte Rampling. In the… Read
‘Jasmine’ Trailer: Hong Kong Film Festival Pic Looks To Thrill
EXCLUSIVE: Jasmine is a psychological thriller from Shanghai Street Films that has been selected as part of the official lineup at the Hong Kong International Film Festival. It will have its world premiere on March 25 there. A Hong Kong-U.S. co-production, the English-language film marks the directorial debut of Dax Phelan who’s helming from his own script. Byron Mann (The Man With The Iron Fists), Jason Tobin (The Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift), Eugenia Yuan (Memoirs… Read
‘Peace Officer’ SXSW Clip: SWAT Veteran Takes On The Unit He Founded & Trained
EXCLUSIVE: The topical documentary from directors Scott Christopherson and Brad Barber centers on William "Dub" Lawrence, a former sheriff who established and trained his rural state's first SWAT team only to see that same unit kill his son-in-law in a controversial standoff 30 years later. Peace Officer follows an obsessed Dub as he investigates this and other recent officer-involved shootings in his community. The film also tackles larger questions about the use of… Read
‘Orphan Black’ Season 3 Trailer: Tatiana Maslany & Ari Millen Face Off
Ahead of the April 18th premiere, BBC America has dropped the first full trailer for Orphan Black Season 3, opening with the many faces of star Tatiana Maslany. The second season finale brought to light a new line of militaristic male clones, played by Ari Millen, and Season 3 plunges the clone sisterhood, Project Leda, into unexpected territory with the realization that they're not alone.
Co-created by Graeme Manson and John Fawcett, with Manson also serving as writer… Read