I feel like only half the cast is taking this seriously and half think this is a campy film…which is par for the course for a Baz Luhrmann film.
I’ve been a fan of director Rian Johnson since his debut film, Brick. Although I didn’t love his follow-up, The Brothers Bloom, as much, I still thought it was a pretty good film.
In his latest flick, Looper, Johnson reunites with his Brick star Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Gordon-Levitt plays Joe, a hitman for a mob in the future. The mob sends people back to the past for Joe to kill until the person sent back is his future self (Bruce WIllis). Hijinks ensue.
- I’m not a fan of Captain America’s (Chris Evans) new suit. Thor’s (Chris Hemsworth) new suit isn’t much better.
- Apparently Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) only knows one move (the neck flip).
- I hope the movie makes Black Widow and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) seem useful
- Robert Downey, Jr. gets all the best lines. He seems like a great fit for a Joss Whedon movie.
- Best part of the trailer:
Captain America: ”Big man in a suit of armor. Take that away, what are you?”
Iron Man: “Uh. Genius. Billionaire. Playboy. Philanthropist.”
- Nine Inch Nails’ “We’re In This Together.” Interesting yet a little on the nose.
- It goes without saying, I can’t wait for this movie.
Even though I missed out on San Diego Comic-Con again, I still look forward to al the trailers that come out. Here were my favorites:
Dexter Season Six Trailer
I liked last season well enough but this trailer looks like Dexter is back to normal (not grieving or taking on a partner). Plus we might get to see Mos Def on Dexter’s table and I’ll pretend he’s being killed for the oft-promised and oft-delayed Black Star sophomore album
The Walking Dead Season Two
I wasn’t a huge fan of season one (I’d say two of the six episodes where good) but this trailer makes The Walking Dead look like the show I hoped and expected it to be.
The Last Airbender: The Legend of Korra trailer
I watched Avatar The Last Airbender last year and was mad it took me so long to get on the bandwagon. The animation for the follow-up (taking place 70 years after the original) is amazing*.
Doctor Who Series 6b Trailer
After how the first half of season six ended, how could I not get excited by this? Why does River Song have the eyepatch on? WHY???
In Time trailer
Yes, this is a sci-fi movie starring Justin Timberlake but it was written and directed by Andrew Niccol (Gattaca, The Truman Show) and in Niccol I trust.
* This YouTube link will be dead by the time you click it but it’s out there.
** A special mention to The Avengers concept art posted above.
I can’t wait!
It looks like a shot-for-shot remake of the 2008 Swedish film, Let the Right One In, one of the best vampire-related movies in the last decade in my opinion.
Normally I would hate but I love the casting of Kodi Smit-McPhee (The Road) and Chloë Moretz (Hit Girl from Kick Ass).
Party Down was one of my favorite comedies from last year. You can either watch it on Starz of Netfix Instant
A perfect Guys Night Out movie!