Videos and Trailers
Lionsgate has revealed this latest clip from ‘The Quiet Ones,’ writer/director John Pogue’s supernatural thriller/horror that stars Jared Harris, Sam Claflin, Erin Richards, Olivia Cooke and Rory Fleck-Byrne. ‘The Quiet Ones’ tells the story of an unorthodox, but charismatic professor who uses controversial methods and leads his best students off the grid to take part in a dangerous experiment: to create a poltergeist from negative human energy. The film follows on from Hammer’s worldwide box office hit, ‘The Woman in Black,’ which starred Daniel Radcliffe and has taken over $130 million at the box-office worldwide to date. ’The Quiet Ones’ arrives in theaters on April 10th in the UK and April 25th in the US.
Disney Pictures has debuted this first behind-the-scenes featurette for ‘Maleficent,’ the live action re-telling of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale. Lead by Angelina Jolie as Disney’s notorious evil queen, ‘Maleficent’ co-stars Elle Fanning as Aurora, and Sharlto Copley as Stefan, the half-human, half-fairy bastard son of the human king. In the film, Miranda Richardson plays Queen Ulla, a fairy queen who is Maleficent’s aunt – and dislikes her niece. Kenneth Cranham plays the human king who plots to conquer the fairy kingdom. Sam Riley takes the role of Diaval, a raven who changes into human form and is Maleficent’s right hand. Juno Temple, Imelda Staunton and Lesley Manville play the three pixie fairies in the tale.
Yahoo! Movies has revealed this new US trailer for James Gray’s period epic ‘The Immigrant.’ In search of a new start and the American dream, Ewa Cybulski (Marion Cotillard) and her sister Magda sail to New York in the early ’20s from their native Poland. When they reach Ellis Island, doctors discover that Magda is ill, and the two women are separated. Ewa is released onto the mean streets of Manhattan while her sister is quarantined. Alone, with nowhere to turn and desperate to reunite with Magda, Ewa quickly falls prey to Bruno (Joaquin Phoenix), a charming but wicked man who takes her in and forces her into prostitution.
The arrival of Orlando (Jeremy Renner) – a dashing stage magician who is also Bruno’s cousin – restores her self-belief and hopes for a brighter future, but she has not reckoned with Bruno’s jealousy. From writer-director James Gray, ‘The Immigrant’ opens in the US on May 2nd. Expect word on a UK release date shortly.
First Clip From Amma Asante’s ‘Belle’ – Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Emily Watson, Sarah Gadon….
Fox Searchlight Pictures has set loose this first clip from ‘Belle,’ which is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle. Directed by BAFTA Award winner Amma Asante and written by Misan Sagay, ‘Belle’ stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Emily Watson, Sarah Gadon, Penelope Wilton, Miranda Richardson, Tom Felton and Matthew Goode. The film, which is brilliant, is penciled in for a May 2nd release in the US and a June 13th bow in the UK.
‘Belle’ is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson) and his wife (Emily Watson), Belle’s lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the color of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing. Left to wonder if she will ever find love, Belle falls for an idealistic young vicar’s son bent on change who, with her help, shapes Lord Mansfield’s role as Lord Chief Justice to end slavery in England.
Character Posters & First Full Trailer For David Michôd’s ‘The Rover’ – Starring Robert Pattinson & Guy Pearce
From A24 comes this first full-length trailer for David Michôd’s (Animal Kingdom) ‘The Rover,’ which will premiere next month at the Cannes Film Festival. The slow-burn thriller stars Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson and is set in the Australian desert in a dangerous and damaged near future. The film was written by Michôd and based on a story conceived by Michôd and Joel Edgerton. The film also co-stars Scoot McNairy, David Field, Anthony Hayes, Gillian Jones and Susan Prior. Celebrated Argentinean filmmaker Natsha Braier acted as Director of Photography and Michôd also teamed up again with ‘Animal Kingdom’ Production Designer, Jo Ford.
‘The Rover’ is set in a world ten years following the collapse of the western economic system, where Australia’s mineral resources have drawn the desperados and dangerous to its shores. With society in decline, the rule of law has disintegrated and life is cheap. The film follows hardened loner Eric (Guy Pearce), who travels the desolate towns and roads of the Australian outback. When a gang of thieves steals his car they leave behind the wounded Rey (Robert Pattinson) in their wake. Forcing Rey to help track the gang, Eric will go to any lengths to take back the one thing that matters to him. ’The Rover’ opens this in France on June 4th, in the US on June 13th, and in the UK on August 22nd.
First Trailer For Atom Egoyan’s Cannes Entry ‘The Captive’ – Starring Ryan Reynolds, Mireille Enos, Rosario Dawson….
After just being announced to premiere the 2014 Cannes Film Festival next month, eOne has debuted this French trailer for Atom Egoyan’s ‘The Captive.’ Starring the likes of Ryan Reynolds, Mireille Enos, Scott Speedman, Rosario Dawson, Kevin Durand, Alexia Fast and Bruce Greenwood, the synopsis for the psychological thriller is as follows: A pick up truck pulls off the highway at a diner. Confident that his young daughter is safe in the back seat and promising to return with ice cream, the father slips out of his truck and into the diner. When he returns, she is gone.
The Captive examines how this kidnapping destroys the relationships among those involved. As the film teases out the complex threads weaving together the victim, her family, the predators and the investigators, the mystery is revealed as to what happened to the child during the eight years she was missing.