From The Trailer Park - American Pastoral

Set in 1960s small-town America, a man’s idyllic life is shattered when he learns that his teenage daughter has joined a radical counterculture group and committed a terrorist act. (Think The Weather Underground.)

Stars Ewan McGregor (who also directs), Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning, David Strathairn. Written by John Romano (The Lincoln Lawyer, Hell […]

From the Trailer Park — The Girl With All the Gifts

From Warner Bros. description:

The near future; humanity has been all but destroyed by a mutated fungal disease that eradicates free will and turns its victims into flesh-eating “hungries”. Only a small group of children seem immune to its effects.

At an army base in rural England, this group of unique children are being […]

From the Trailer Park -- Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

The second film, starring Tom Cruise and the awesome Cobie Smulders, in the Jack Reacher franchise released its trailer today. It looks to be more of the same which to me is awesome. I haven’t read the books so I’m not wedded to a visual of Reacher’s size, etc. so like some fans of […]

From The Trailer Park - Anthropoid

A WWII thriller about Operation Anthropoid, wherein British and Czech resistance forces plotted to assassinate SS General Heydrich, one of Nazi Germany’s top leaders and the chief architect of the Holocaust.

Stars Cillian Murphy (Batman Begins), Jamie Dornan (Fifty Shades of Gray), Charlotte Le Bon (The Walk), and Toby Jones (Captain America).

Pluses: […]

RIP Anton Yelchin, 1989-2016

Actor Anton Yelchin, best known as Chekov in the new Star Trek films, unexpectedly passed away yesterday in a freak car accident. He was 27.

Yelchin was born in 1989 in the former Soviet Union. His parents were both gifted figure skaters, but both they and his other family members suffered political and […]

From The Trailer Park - Life, Animated

A documentary about Owen Suskind, an autistic kid who expresses himself through Disney movies.

Premiered at Sundance earlier this year where it was very well-received, and opens in limited release July 8th.

From the Trailer Park -- Spaceman

Friday Open Thread

RIP, Mr. Hockey, and Happy 30th anniversary, Ferris and Cameron.

From The Trailer Park - The Last King

During Norway’s Civil War of 1206, a group of warriors fight to protect the heir to the throne. Directed by Nils Gaup (Shipwrecked).

I would actually recommend watching this trailer with the sound turned off, because the narration easily qualifies as the cheesiest trailer voiceover of the year. That quibble aside, this looks like […]

Tuesday Open Thread

Sergio Leone, Lee Van Cleef and Clint Eastwood chillin’ on the set of A Few Dollars More, 1965