Kong: Skull Island
Trailer Tuesday

Trailer Tuesday vol. 48: Apple of My Eye, The Zookeeper’s Wife + more!

So I reckon there will be a few hidden gems in here that you haven’t heard of before, alongside the big names everyone is talking about. Apple of My Eye provides all the cuteness you need, Before I Fall is a spin on the classic Groundhog Day concept, and Accidental Courtesy might just shock you as much as it shocked me.


1. Collateral Beauty
When it is released? 30th Dec 2016 (UK), 16th Dec 2016 (USA)
What is it about? Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.
Immediate thoughts? Mmmsmsmdmammm tears

2. Beauty and the Beast
When it is released? 17th Mar 2017 (UK and USA)
What is it about? An adaptation of the Disney fairy-tale about a monstrous prince and a young woman who fall in love.
Immediate thoughts? TEARS IT’S SO BEAUTIFUL THE MUSIC AH

3. Jackie
When it is released? 20th Jan 2017 (UK), 2nd Dec 2016 (USA)
What is it about? Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband’s historic legacy.
Immediate thoughts? This is much more engaging. This looks really emotional.

4. Apple of My Eye
When it is released? Unknown
What is it about? A young girl struggles after a traumatic horse riding accident causes her to lose her eyesight. CHARLES, the head trainer of Southeastern Guide Dogs, trains Apple, a miniature horse, to be her companion and surrogate eyes.
Immediate thoughts? AWWW!!! That horse is so cute! This film is so cute!

5. Hidden Figures
When it is released? 24th Feb 2017 (UK), 6th Jan 2017 (USA)
What is it about? A team of African-American women provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program’s first successful space missions.
Immediate thoughts? This needs another shout out cause I’m still so into it. This trailer for Hidden Figures is a lot more serious and dramatic than the last one I featured, it’s great to see another side of it!

6. Kong: Skull Island
When it is released? 10th Mar 2017 (UK and USA)
What is it about? An action/adventure story centered on King Kong’s origins.
Immediate thoughts? Okay, Kong: Skull Island can have a shout out as well now. I resisted before, but I can’t resist a bunch of cool looking creatures like these!

7. The Zookeeper’s Wife
When it is released? 5th May 2017 (UK), 31st Mar 2017 (USA)
What is it about? The Zookeeper’s Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.
Immediate thoughts? This could be really good, I’m really enjoying what I’m seeing with Jessica Chastain’s performance, amongst others.

8. Before I Fall
When it is released? 3rd Mar 2017 (USA)
What is it about? February 12 is just another day in Sam’s charmed life until it turns out to be her last. Stuck reliving her last day over one inexplicable week, Sam untangles the mystery around her death and discovers everything she’s in danger of losing.
Immediate thoughts? There’s nothing new about this concept, but that doesn’t stop me from wanting to find out what happens.

9. Smurfs: The Lost Village
When it is released? 31st Mar 2017 (UK), 7th Apr 2017 (USA)
What is it about? In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history.
Immediate thoughts? Strangely… funny… can’t… resist… “What’s going on over there?”

10. Barry
When it is released? 16th Dec 2016 (USA)
What is it about? A look into the early life of U.S. President Barack “Barry” Obama.
Immediate thoughts? Including because I miss his awesomeness.

11. Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America
When it is released? Unknown
What is it about? Daryl Davis is an accomplished musician who was played all over the world. He also has an unusual hobby, particularly for a middle aged black man. When not displaying his musical chops, Daryl likes to meet and befriend members of the Ku Klux Klan. When many of these people eventually leave the Klan with Daryl’s support, Daryl keeps their robes and hoods; building his collection piece by piece, story by story, person by person, in hopes of one day opening a museum of the Klan.
Immediate thoughts? What da heel this is very unusual! In a good way!

12. The Comedian
When it is released? 13th Jan 2017 (USA)
What is it about? A look at the life of an aging insult comic.
Immediate thoughts? I don’t know, I like this, there’s something interesting and different about it.

13. Fences
When it is released? 10th Feb 2017 (UK), 25th Dec 2016 (USA)
What is it about? An African-American father struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life.
Immediate thoughts? Another trailer that shows another side to another film, which I think shows it’s gonna be good.

Thanks for reading – let me know which was your favourite trailer this week (or two, or three!)

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The Movies Tag

The Movies Tag Q46 + Q47: Most annoying actresses + Movies you love that everyone hates?

QUESTION: Most annoying actresses?
ANSWER: NONE I DON’T LIKE THESE QUESTIONS

I didn’t want to answer this so much that I took a two month break from blogging. Wow. I just can’t think of any actresses I find annoying. If I do, I’m sure I’ll let you know… For now, let’s combine this with the next question, shall we?


QUESTION: Movies you love that everyone hates?
ANSWER: Maybe The Hobbit? The Visit, The Duff, The House Bunny, Wild Child…

I don’t think any of the films I’ve mentioned in my answer are universally hated, really, but for most of them I’m going by iMDB ratings, as I don’t think there are any films I love that everyone else hates!

The Hobbit is my main answer though, because I seem to love The Hobbit films a lot more than most other Middle-Earth fans. Whenever I hear anyone talk about the trilogy, their opinion is usually that there shouldn’t have been three films, and that each film drags. I disagree completely.

I used to love The Hobbit films more than the Lord of the Rings films (now they’re pretty much equal). I think this is because, before I saw The Hobbit, I wasn’t as big of a fan of LOTR as I am now that I’ve seen The Hobbit, if that makes ANY SENSE AT ALL?! 

Don’t get me wrong, I liked LOTR before The Hobbit, but for some reason I fell in love with The Hobbit, then fell in love with LOTR ten-times over how much I loved it before.

As for the rest of the films – The Visit and the chick flicks – they’re all underrated (in terms of their iMDB ratings at least) and people need to open their eyes to their glory!


I forgot how difficult it is to write these posts sometimes. If you’ve actually read this entire post, well done. If you didn’t, I don’t blame you 😀

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Artwork Wednesday

Artwork Wednesday: Dreamland, The Ivory Game, Hello Destroyer + more!

And we’re back! It was the first Trailer Tuesday in around two months yesterday, and I have certainly missed it. Shame I can’t say the same about Artwork Wednesday… nahhh I’m only joking, Artwork Wednesday is one of my favourite posts to make! Speaking of favourites, here’s a few of my favourite posters from the months I’ve missed.


1. Dreamland
Dreamland

© FilmBuff / Orion Pictures

The style of this poster really suits Dreamland. I love the colours and it stands out amongst the crowd. It’s just beautiful! 


2. The Pass
The Pass

© Lionsgate

The imagery and the simplicity of this poster for The Pass is delicate, and very intriguing. Plus, I love the detail of the border… just such a calm yet intense piece of art.


3. The Ivory Game
The Ivory Game

© Netflix

The Ivory Game is an important documentary about incredibly empathetic animals, whose morals are not mirrored by some terrible humans. It needs a striking poster, and this altered and impactful imagery works well.


4. Free Fire
Free Fire

© StudioCanal / A24

The palette of this Free Fire poster is gorgeous. Combined with the playfulness of the font and design, it makes for a rather enticing advertisement.


5. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

© Warner Bros.

I’M NOT LOOKING AT FANTASTIC BEASTS STUFF BUT I SAW THIS BOLD AND EXCITING BEAUTY IN A BUS STOP SHELTER AND AND AND


6. Hello Destroyer
Hello Destroyer

© Northern Banner Releasing

Negative space done well is, as you may be well aware, a firm favourite of mine. Along with the title and the pose of the man, I’d like to know what’s going on here…


I hope you enjoyed this return to Artwork Wednesday! 🙂

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Trailer Tuesday

Trailer Tuesday vol. 47: Catching up :-)

Oh man. It’s been a while. October was a hectic time and I barely had any spare time, so I’ve just worked my way through a very long list of trailers! I’ve certainly missed this! The result is a mahoosive list of my favourite trailers from the last… 2 months?! So, if you so happen to have missed the last couple of months of trailers too, pour yourself a large cup of tea and settle in 🙂


1. The Red Turtle
When it is released? 20th Jan 2017 (USA)
What is it about? The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds.
Immediate thoughts? The Red Turtle looks so beautiful, and perhaps a bit surreal. Plus you can’t ignore any film that is ‘presented by Studio Ghibli’.

2. The Autopsy of Jane Doe
When it is released? 2nd May 2017 (USA)
What is it about? Cox and Hirsch play father and son coroners who receive a mysterious homicide victim with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to identify the beautiful young “Jane Doe,” they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying secrets.
Immediate thoughts? I’m been a little afraid of Brian Cox ever since The Ring, so I get excited about his horror films, even when he’s not the creepy one, and this is no exception. Plus, I feel like the father son thing isn’t done all that often, so I’m intrigued by that!

3. Fences
When it is released? 3rd Feb 2017 (UK), 25th Dec 2016 (USA)
What is it about? An African-American father struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life.
Immediate thoughts? This is a nice trailer. Yeeeeesss I’m excited to see this! Man I love teasers.

4. 20th Century Women
When it is released? 20th Jan 2017 (UK), 25th Dec 2016 (USA)
What is it about? The story of three women who explore love and freedom in Southern California during the late 1970s.
Immediate thoughts? Two in a row! Wonderful trailer. ‘Wondering if you’re happy is a great shortcut to just being depressed’, what a great quote 😀

5. Rules Don’t Apply
When it is released? 27th Jan 2017 (UK), 23rd Nov 2016 (USA)
What is it about? An unconventional love story of an aspiring actress, her determined driver, and the eccentric billionaire who they work for.
Immediate thoughts? I LIKE THIS A LOT except for that closing line. Mm.

6. The True Memoirs of an International Assassin
When it is released? 11th Nov 2016 (USA)
What is it about? After a publisher changes a writer’s debut novel about a deadly assassin from fiction to nonfiction, the author finds himself thrust into the world of his lead character, and must take on the role of his character for his own survival.
Immediate thoughts? Haha yes… This looks funny!

7. The Space Between Us
When it is released? 10th Feb 2017 (UK), 16th Dec 2016 (USA)
What is it about? The first human born on Mars travels to Earth for the first time, experiencing the wonders of the planet through fresh eyes. He embarks on an adventure with a street smart girl to discover how he came to be.
Immediate thoughts? LOOK AT THOSE COOL LAPTOPS! I’m still absolutely loving this. LOVING!!

8. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
When it is released? 26th May 2017 (UK and USA)
What is it about? Captain Jack Sparrow searches for the trident of Poseidon.
Immediate thoughts? How can I not include POTC? AHHHH

9. Ballerina
When it is released? 19th Dec 2016 (UK and USA)
What is it about? Set in 1879 Paris. An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.
Immediate thoughts? Slightly cheesy, but it’s ballet!

10. Get Out
When it is released? 17th Mar 2017 (UK), 24th Feb 2017 (USA)
What is it about? A young African American man visits his Caucasian girlfriend’s cursed family estate.
Immediate thoughts? I love this editing, but so creepy… so… so creepy

11. Allied
When it is released? 25th Nov 2016 (UK), 23rd Nov 2016 (USA)
What is it about? In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.
Immediate thoughts? Oooo I can’t wait to see the outcome of this film.

12. Power Rangers
When it is released? 24th Mar 2017 (UK and USA)
What is it about? A group of high-school kids, who are infused with unique superpowers, harness their abilities in order to save the world.
Immediate thoughts? Well… Power Rangers got intense. I can’t wait to see their suits!

13. John Wick: Chapter 2
When it is released? 17th Feb 2017 (UK), 10th Feb 2017 (USA)
What is it about? The continuing adventures of former hitman, John Wick.
Immediate thoughts? WAS LAWRENCE FISHBURNE IN THE FIRST ONE?!?! IF HE WAS I MISSED THAT BUT OMG REUNION!

14. The Great Wall
When it is released? 24th Feb 2017 (UK), 17th Feb 2017 (USA)
What is it about? A mystery centered around the construction of the Great Wall of China.
Immediate thoughts? The arrow work got me.

15. Early Man
When it is released? 26th Jan 2018 (UK)
What is it about? Set at the dawn of time, when dinosaurs and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of how one plucky caveman unites his tribe against a mighty enemy and saves the day!
Immediate thoughts? YAAS I love Aardman animation!

16. The Autopsy of Jane Doe (another one!)
When it is released? 2nd May 2017 (USA)
What is it about? Cox and Hirsch play father and son coroners who receive a mysterious homicide victim with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to identify the beautiful young “Jane Doe,” they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying secrets.
Immediate thoughts? Even more intrigued now!

17. Operator
When it is released? 8th Nov 2016 (USA)
What is it about? Joe, a programmer and obsessive self-quantifier, and Emily, a budding comedy performer, are happily married until they decide to use one another in their work.
Immediate thoughts? This is interesting, I’m loving all these futuristic concepts at the moment! Although this isn’t the most futuristic, it certainly feels futuristic enough.

18. Rouge One: A Star Wars Story
When it is released? 16th Dec 2016 (UK and USA)
What is it about? The Rebellion makes a risky move to steal the plans to the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.
Immediate thoughts? While I’m not particularly interested in seeing the film, I quite like this trailer. It’s really good!

19. Harry Benson: Shoot First
When it is released? 9th Dec 2016 (USA)
What is it about? What we know today about many famous musicians, politicians, and actresses is due to the famous work of photographer Harry Benson. He captured vibrant and intimate photos of the most famous band in history;The Beatles. His extensive portfolio grew to include iconic photos of Muhammad Ali, Michael Jackson, and Dr. Martin Luther King. His wide-ranging work has appeared in publications including Life, Vanity Fair and The New Yorker. Benson, now 86, is still taking photos and has no intentions of stopping.
Immediate thoughts? Wow, I love Harry Benson’s photos… if you’re into photography at all, watch this!

20. The Boss Baby
When it is released? 7th Apr 2017 (UK), 31st Mar 2017 (USA)
What is it about? A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.
Immediate thoughts? This is just ridiculous, and it makes me laff.

21. Assassin’s Creed
When it is released? 1st Jan 2017 (UK), 21st Dec 2016 (USA)
What is it about? When Callum Lynch explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, he discovers he is a descendant of the secret Assassins society.
Immediate thoughts? Yeeeesssss

22. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter
When it is released? 3rd Feb 2017 (UK), 27th Jan 2017 (USA)
What is it about? Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, humanity is on its last legs in Washington D.C. As the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity’s final stand against the undead hordes, Alice must return to where the nightmare began – Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse. In a race against time Alice will join forces with old friends, and an unlikely ally, in an action packed battle with undead hordes and new mutant monsters. Between regaining her superhuman abilities at Wesker’s hand and Umbrella’s impending attack, this will be Alice’s most difficult adventure as she fights to save humanity, which is on the brink of oblivion.
Immediate thoughts? I finally understand what’s actually going on in this film now. Thanks trailer!

23. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
When it is released? 28th Apr 2017 (UK), 5th May 2017 (USA)
What is it about? Set to the backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ continues the team’s adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage.
Immediate thoughts? HEEEEEEEE AHHHH ALSO THAT END SHOT

24. A Cure for Wellness
When it is released? 24th Mar 2017 (UK), 17th Feb 2017 (USA)
What is it about? An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company’s CEO from an idyllic but mysterious “wellness center” at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa’s miraculous treatments are not what they seem.
Immediate thoughts? There are some really beautiful and creepy shots in here, I’m intrigued.

25. Logan
When it is released? 3rd Mar 2017 (UK and USA)
What is it about? Set in the future, Logan and Professor Charles Xavier must cope with the loss of the X-Men when a corporation led by Nathaniel Essex is destroying the world leaving it to destruction, with Logan’s healing abilities slowly fading away and Xavier’s Alzheimer’s forcing him to forget. Logan must defeat Nathaniel Essex with the help of a young girl named Laura Kinney, a female clone of Wolverine.
Immediate thoughts? I love how different this is to what you’d expect an X-Men film to be! Gosh I love this.

26. Pet
When it is released? 2nd Dec 2016 (USA)
What is it about? A psychological thriller about a man who bumps into an old flame and subsequently becomes obsessed with her, leading him to hold her captive underneath the animal shelter where he works. But what will the victim have in store for her assailant?
Immediate thoughts? I really want to see Dominic Monaghan’s performance in this. And ooooh I love the twist of the captive not just being a helpless victim.

27. Seasons
When it is released? 18th Nov 2016 (USA)
What is it about? Germany Combines the history of the seasons, the human and animal.
Immediate thoughts? ‘Seen through the eyes of animals’ – I’M SOLD! Beautiful. Beautiful beautiful beautiful.

28. The Ivory Game
When it is released? 4th Nov 2016 (USA)
What is it about? Wildlife activists in take on poachers in an effort to end illegal ivory trade in Africa.
Immediate thoughts? I FFFF HATE POACHERS AND EVERYONE WORKING WITH THEM. Elephants are one of the most beautiful animals that exist today. WHY ARE HUMANS SO INCREDIBLY SELFISH AND GREEDY? We need to learn from our animals cohabiters. Specifically elephants: can’t you see how their most important concern in life is family? They don’t steal for worthless paper. Poachers and anyone similar are empty. Go watch this on Netflix now!

29. Man Down
When it is released? 2nd Dec 2016 (USA)
What is it about? In a post-apocalyptic America, former U.S. Marine Gabriel Drummer searches desperately for the whereabouts of his son, accompanied by his best friend and a survivor.
Immediate thoughts? I see the names Shia LaBeouf and Gary Oldman… can you blame me for being excited? On a side note: Shia LaBeouf is an artist, and I’m proud of what he has done.

30. Split
When it is released? 20th Jan 2017 (UK and USA)
What is it about? Kevin, a man with at least 23 different personalities, is compelled to abduct three teenage girls. As they are held captive, a final personality – “The Beast” – begins to materialize.
Immediate thoughts? I am still very excited for this performance, but also it’s important to remember that not all people with split personalities are like this.

31. Dreamland
When it is released? 11th Nov 2016 (USA)
What is it about? Part-time pianist Monty Fagan begins a May-December romance that upends his home life.
Immediate thoughts? There’s something nice about this trailer…

32. I Am Bolt
When it is released? 28th Nov 2016 (UK)
What is it about? The legacy of the fastest man in history, Usain Bolt.
Immediate thoughts? Usain Bolt seems like such a lovely guy.

33. Life
When it is released? 12th May 2017 (UK), 26th May 2017 (USA)
What is it about? An international space crew discovers life on Mars.
Immediate thoughts? OoooOoOoOooOOOoooo… Also including the international trailer for that last line of dialogue… don’t you agree?

34. The Eyes of My Mother
When it is released? 2nd Dec 2016 (USA)
What is it about? A young, lonely woman is consumed by her deepest and darkest desires after tragedy strikes her quiet country life.
Immediate thoughts? This is a little interesting… Very little information, mysterious…

35. Gifted
When it is released? 16th Jun 2017 (UK), 12th Apr 2017 (USA)
What is it about? Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.
Immediate thoughts? This is cute, and I wanna see what happens to Mary in the end!

36. Sing
When it is released? 27th Jan 2017 (UK), 21st Dec 2016 (USA)
What is it about? A koala named Buster Moon has one final chance to restore his theater to its former glory by producing the world’s greatest singing competition.
Immediate thoughts? That frog’s walk is the best walk I’ve ever seen 😀

37. La La Land
When it is released? 13th Jan 2017 (UK), 16th Dec 2016 (USA)
What is it about? A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.
Immediate thoughts? Do I like this? Do I want to see it? I’m not sure… *shifty eyes*

38. Wonder Woman
When it is released? 2nd Jun 2017 (UK and USA)
What is it about? An Amazonian princess leaves her island home to explore the world and, in doing so, becomes one of the world’s greatest heroes.
Immediate thoughts? I am actually more eager than I thought to see this!

39. Wilson
When it is released? 24th Mar 2017 (USA)
What is it about? A lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged man reunites with his estranged wife and meets his teenage daughter for the first time.
Immediate thoughts? This trailer for Wilson gets better and better as it progresses, yeeesss Woody Harrelson.

40. The Lego Batman Movie
When it is released? 10th Feb 2017 (UK and USA)
What is it about? Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted.
Immediate thoughts? RIIIIIP!! Literally the 2017 film I am most excited for. Also check out Alfred’s running at the end 😀

41. Passengers
When it is released? 21st Dec 2016 (UK and USA)
What is it about? A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.
Immediate thoughts? I NEED TO KNOW THE REASON!!! TELL ME!! Except don’t cause, spoilers.

If you made it allllll the way to the end of this list, I’m extremely impressed! 🙂

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Artwork Wednesday

Artwork Wednesday: Amanda Knox and Soldier Bee

Another strong Artwork Wednesday this week, with a favourite poster of mine I’ve been meaning to include for weeks, probably months, and a poster for the Netflix documentary Amanda Knox, bringing imagery with a challenging stance.


1. Amanda Knox
Amanda Knox

© Netflix

I just, love the tightness. It’s an odd thing to like, but the close crop brings intensity and draws you to study every detail of the image, analysing the person you see, which, if I’m not mistaken, it a good representation for the documentary itself.


2. Soldier Bee
Soldier Bee

© Sky Blue Films

I saw this poster such a long time ago now it seems, but I just keep forgetting to include it in an Artwork Wednesday! It has such delicacy and elegance, in the art style, the colours, and even the tiny labels, which are such a simple and enticing touch. It really intrigues me.


Thank you for reading 🙂

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Trailer Tuesday

Trailer Tuesday vol. 46: Annabelle 2, Billie Joe Armstrong, Flock of Dudes + more!

Two films that did well at the box office return this week in the form of their sequels: Fifty Shades Darker and Annabelle 2. Clearly two quite different films but both with a sense of darkness (no, I’m not just talking about fifty shades getting darker!). The word dark has lost all meaning. Let’s move on!


1. Fifty Shades Darker
When it is released? 10th Feb 2017 (UK and USA)
What is it about? While Christian wrestles with his inner demons, Anastasia must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her.
Immediate thoughts? I wonder if this will have more substance than the first one seemed to have.. (sorry for judging without seeing but..)

2. Trolls
When it is released? 21st Oct 2016 (UK), 4th Nov 2016 (USA)
What is it about? From the creators of Shrek comes the most smart, funny, irreverent animated comedy of the year, DreamWorks’ Trolls. This holiday season, enter a colorful, wondrous world populated by hilariously unforgettable characters and discover the story of the overly optimistic Trolls, with a constant song on their lips, and the comically pessimistic Bergens, who are only happy when they have trolls in their stomach. Featuring original music from Justin Timberlake, and soon-to-be classic mash-ups of songs from other popular artists, the film stars the voice talents of Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Russell Brand, James Corden, Kunal Nayyar, Ron Funches, Icona Pop, Gwen Stefani, and many more. DreamWorks’ TROLLS is a fresh, broad comedy filled with music, heart and hair-raising adventures. In November of 2016, nothing can prepare you for our new Troll world.
Immediate thoughts? Ouch! My emotions ;(

3. Annabelle 2
When it is released? 26th May 2017 (UK), 19th May 2017 (USA)
What is it about? Several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle.
Immediate thoughts? oooooowwwww. I haven’t seen the first one, but of course this looks creepy!

4. The Caretaker
When it is released? 30th Sep 2016 (USA)
What is it about? A young woman returns home to care for her gravely ill grandmother, only to begin sleepwalking and envisioning spirits.
Immediate thoughts? WHY, WHY WOULD YOU PLAY A STUPID GAME IN THE MIDDLE OF A HORROR FILM?!

5. Christine
When it is released? 14th Oct 2016 (USA)
What is it about? The story of 1970s TV reporter Christine Chubbuck.
Immediate thoughts? Things just got interesting.

6. Ordinary World
When it is released? 14th Oct 2016 (USA)
What is it about? An aging punk rocker copes with life after rock.
Immediate thoughts? Erm, Billie Joe Armstrong!!

7. Nocturnal Animals
When it is released? 4th Nov 2016 (UK), 9th Dec 2016 (USA)
What is it about? An art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband’s novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a veiled threat and a symbolic revenge tale.
Immediate thoughts? Myyyyystery! Also I’m totally nocturnal soo..

8. Flock of Dudes
When it is released? 30th Sep 2016 (USA)
What is it about? A 30-something year old decides to “break up” with his best buds in order to finally grow up.
Immediate thoughts? Heh, I like the idea of a break-up film between friends, in the style of a couple!

9. Harry and Snowman
When it is released? 30th Sep 2016 (USA)
What is it about? Dutch immigrant, Harry deLeyer, journeyed to the United States after World War II and developed a transformative relationship with a broken down Amish plow horse he rescued off a slaughter truck bound for the glue factory. Harry paid eighty dollars for the horse and named him Snowman. In less than two years, Harry & Snowman went on to win the triple crown of show jumping, beating the nations blue bloods and they became famous and traveled around the world together. Their chance meeting at a Pennsylvania horse auction saved them both and crafted a friendship that lasted a lifetime. Eighty-six year old Harry tells their Cinderella love story firsthand, as he continues to train on today’s show jumping circuit.
Immediate thoughts? While I don’t necessarily agree with show jumping or horse racing, the connection between animals and humans always gets me, and Harry and Snowman seems to be no exception!

What did you think of the trailers this week? Anything take your fancy?

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The Movies Tag

The Movies Tag Q45: Most annoying actors?

QUESTION: Most annoying actors?
ANSWER: Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson

It’s another one of those questions from The Movies Tag that I don’t really want to answer!

I don’t find Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson thaaaat annoying… but if I had to pick someone, it would be them, I guess!  Separately and together (sorry guys). I do like some of the films they are in though!

The worst thing is, I can’t even pin down a particular reason why I sometimes  find them annoying… I just do 😦


Bleh let’s just get this Movies Tag question over and done with!

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