Videos and Trailers
While ‘A Field in England’ arrived in the UK in 2013, Drafthouse Films has today unveiled the US trailer and poster for Ben Wheatley’s latest film. Set in 1648 AD during the English Civil War, the film opens in limited release and on VOD starting February 7th in the US. ‘A Field in England’ is a psychedelic trip into magic and madness from Wheatley – award-winning director of ‘Down Terrace,’ ‘Kill List’ and ‘Sightseers.’ Michael Smiley (Kill List), Peter Ferdinando (Tony), Reece Shearsmith (The League of Gentlemen), Julian Barratt (The Mighty Boosh), Richard Glover (Sightseers) and Ryan Pope (Ideal) star.
’A Field In England’ is written by Amy Jump and Ben Wheatley and produced by Claire Jones and Andy Starke, with Anna Higgs Executive Producing for Film4. The film is the latest collaboration between Film4, Wheatley and Rook Films, following ‘Kill List’ and ‘Sightseers’ – which are both brilliant, so check them out!
IFC Films has unveiled this first trailer for Arie Posin’s (The Chumscrubber) drama ‘The Face of Love’ which stars Annette Bening, Ed Harris and Robin Williams. The film opens in select theaters on March 7th followed by a VOD release on March 13th. The the official synopsis for The Face of Love’ is as follows.
Five years after the death of her beloved husband Garrett (Ed Harris), Nikki (Annette Bening) meets a man who seems his exact duplicate. Not only does this stranger possess the same deeply lined face and startling blue eyes, he also shares Garrett’s kindness, humor, and passion for art. And yet he is a stranger. Romance blossoms between Nikki and this alluring doppelgänger, but she can’t bring herself to tell him the truth about what drew her to him. So she hides her photos and prevents him from meeting friends and family. Still, she can’t resist taking him to all the old haunts. It isn’t a question of if the truth will come out, but when. Arie Posin directs this emotionally thorny drama about how we cope with loss, live in the moment and ultimately move forward.
This first TV spot has arrived online for Akiva Goldsman’s ‘Winter’s Tale,’ which is based on the 1983 novel of the same name by Mark Helprin. Set in 1916 and present-day Manhattan, ‘Winter’s Tale’ follows the story of Peter Lake (Colin Farrell). Peter Lake is a thief who falls in love with Beverly Penn (Jessica Brown Findlay), a dying girl who occupies one of the houses he breaks into. The film also co-stars Russell Crowe, William Hurt, Jennifer Connelly, Matt Bomer, Eva Marie Saint and Will Smith, who will cameo as a judge. ‘Winter’s Tale’ opens on February 14th in the US and February 21st in the UK.
Set in a mythic New York City and spanning more than a century, “Winter’s Tale” is a story of miracles, crossed destinies, and the age-old battle between good and evil. The film stars Colin Farrell (“Total Recall”), Jessica Brown Findlay (TV’s “Downton Abbey”), and Oscar® winners Jennifer Connelly (“A Beautiful Mind”), William Hurt (“Kiss of the Spider Woman”), Eva Marie Saint (“On the Waterfront”) and Russell Crowe (“Gladiator”). “Winter’s Tale” also introduces young newcomers Ripley Sobo and Mckayla Twiggs (both from Broadway’s “Once”). The film marks the directorial debut of Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman (“A Beautiful Mind”), who also wrote the screenplay, based on the acclaimed novel by Mark Helprin.
Paramount Pictures has revealed this latest clip from ’Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit,’ which opens on January 17th in the US and January 24th in the UK. In the film, Chris Pine takes on the eponymous Tom Clancy character. The story for ‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit’ centers on ex-Marine and Moscow-based financial analyst Jack Ryan, who uncovers a plot by his employer to finance a terrorist attack designed to collapse the US economy. Ryan must race against time to save America and his wife (Keira Knightley). Kenneth Branagh will be pulling double-duty as the film’s director and villain, while Costner stars as William Harper, a legendary CIA Field Agent. Colm Feore, Nonso Anozie, Karen David and Gemma Chan co-star. The synopsis for ’Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit’ is as follows.
Based on the CIA analyst created by espionage master Tom Clancy, “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” is a blistering action thriller that follows Ryan (Chris Pine, “Star Trek”) from his quiet double-life as a veteran-turned-Wall Street executive to his all-out initiation as a hunted American agent on the trail of a massive terrorist plot in Moscow.
UK Teaser Trailer For Jim Jarmusch’s ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’ – Starring Tom Hiddleston & Tilda Swinton
Soda Pictures has debuted this UK teaser for Jim Jarmusch’s (Broken Flowers, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, Dead Man) crypto-vampire love story ’Only Lovers Left Alive.’ ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’ is lead by Tom Hiddleston as Adam, an underground musician who’s deeply depressed by the direction of human activities. He reunites with his centuries-long lover, Eve (Tilda Swinton), though their idyll is soon interrupted by Eve’s wild and uncontrollable younger sister Ava (Mia Wasikowska). John Hurt, Anton Yelchin and Jeffrey Wright also star. ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’ opens in the UK on February 21st and April 11th in the US.
Jim Jarmusch’s wry, tender and moving take on the vampire genre features Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston as a centuries-old couple who watch time go by from separate continents as they reflect on the ever-changing world around them.
Walt Disney Pictures has debuted this TV spot for the upcoming Muppets sequel, ‘Muppets Most Wanted.’ Set for a March 21st release, the ‘Muppets Most Wanted’ story finds the Muppet repertory company enjoying a triumphant world tour, only to become tangled up with a criminal mastermind named Constantine, who is out to steal an enormous diamond – and who happens to be a dead ringer for Kermit. Starring opposite the Muppets this time are Ricky Gervais (as Constantine’s villainous sidekick), Tina Fey (as a Russian prison guard), and Ty Burrell (as an Interpol agent).
James Bobin, who helmed the 2011 ‘Muppets’ film, is returning to direct the follow-up and co-wrote the screenplay with Nicholas Stoller. ‘The Muppets’ grossed $158 million worldwide and relaunched the long-running Jim Henson-created franchise for the studio. It starred and was co-written by Jason Segel, but he is not returning for the sequel. The full synopsis for ‘Muppets Most Wanted’ can be read below.