30 September, 2008

Our Trail of the Month (September 2008)

I can't let my favorite month end without doing a trailers post. Most of the upcoming movies are coming out this October aka the month starting tomorrow.

Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist
Aw. Love the trailer. Like Michael Cera. This seems to be a romantic indie film full of sarcasm, wit, self-deprecating humor, and awesome music. Can’t wait to see it.
Will be released October 3.

City of Ember

This sounds and looks like an interesting film, though it seems a little predictable. Still, who doesn’t like fantasy adventure films? And apparently, with the way the critics are acting these days, conspiracies are everywhere in children’s fantasy/adventure films. The ridiculous accusations of conservatives are almost as entertaining as the films they criticize. I say almost because sometimes it’s just pitiful.
Will be released October 10.

The Punisher: War Zone
Where is Thomas Jane? Don't know yet whether this is a direct sequel or a reboot film. The new actor seems to look more like the Punisher from the comics, but is he as good (or better) than Jane? Guess we'll find out.
Will be released December 5.

Warning: The trailer is full of gore and violence, and is not meant for kids.

The Changeling
This film was released last year on a film festival. Now it’s getting a wider release because of its success. In the Changeling, we see Angelina Jolie holstering her guns for the moment, and playing a woman who is searching for her missing son.
Will be released October 24.
Clint Eastwood directs Angelina Jolie and John Malkovich in a provocative thriller based on actual events: Changeling. In the film, Christine Collins' (Jolie) prayers are met when her kidnapped son is returned. But amidst the frenzy of the photo-op reunion, she realizes this child is not hers. Facing corrupt police and a skeptical public, she desperately hunts for answers, only to be confronted by a truth that will change her forever.

The Tale of Despereaux
Looks like a mix of Ratatouille, Dumbo, and Stuart Little. Looks like fun. By the way, Emma Watson is debuting her voice acting in this animated film.
Will be released December 19.

The Soloist
Speechless. Wordless. Profound drama overload.
Will be released November 21.


Anonymous said...

Punisher War Zone IS a reboot, with no ties to the previous movies.

Eraly reviews also indicate that Ray Stevenson, is not only as good as, but better than Jane.

Jizzka said...

cool, thanks for the info!