Weekend Preview: Educated Couples with Good Hair

9 10 2009

The second weekend of October brings us only one wide release, and its not Where The Wild Things Are, so I don’t care. Blissfully, there are a couple of pretty good choices in limited release to whet your appetites. Your weekend preview after the jump.

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Poster: Astro Boy

25 08 2009

Astro Boy clip

Them folks over at Cinematical have posted this new poster for the new Astro Boy movie starring Freddie Highmore, Nicolas Cage, Kristen Bell, Charlize Theron, Samuel L. Jackson, and Bill Nighy. As you will see in the poster, Astro Boy isn’t so much a robot-boy-superhero as much as he is a coward with weird looking friends who flies away from danger at all costs. You may ask, if he’s a coward, why isn’t he crying? Duh, he’s a robot. Full poster after the jump. Read the rest of this entry »

Trailer: When in Rome

19 08 2009

When in Rome

(A car full of people thinking about their career trajectory)

While Kristin Bell certainly is a geek and is very pretty, there is something frustrating about an actor or actress who seems to choose only the film roles that will take her to beautiful, exotic locations (See also: Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Couples Retreat). Unlike Sarah Marshall, however, this movie doesn’t look funny in the slightest. From IMDb:

Beth Harper (Bell) is a young, successful real estate agent … but she’s completely unlucky in love. However, when the New Yorker travels to Rome to see her newlywed sister, she impulsively steals some coins from a reputed fountain of love, and is then aggressively pursued by a band of wannabe lovers.

The trailer is below the jump and be warned: you will have the sudden urge to hug Will Arnett and tell him everything is going to be okay. Read the rest of this entry »