Movie Trailers 2016 # 9

* Note – originally written a few months ago

Look! Look at the things! Sparkly and new and full of intrigue, like a child fresh over the fields on the first day of Summer, shoving their hand into a muddy hole in the ground and yanking out fistfuls of gem-encrusted spiders. Why are they there? What do they do? Why are they biting me? MUMMY!? That’s right, it’s time for more trailers!

Almost Christmas

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Never heard of it. Tired and grumpy Danny Glover. Haven’t seen him around for a while. Ensemble. White man. Balls in your mouth. Seems okay, usual raunchy humour.

Things To Know: A large family spends Christmas together for the first time since the death of the matriarch.

Whos To Know: Directed by David E Talbert (First Sunday) and starring Danny Glover, Gabrielle Union, and Omar Epps.

The Neon Demon (Trailer 1)

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I’ve only started hearing about this recently, even though the trailer has been doing the rounds for months. Amazon Studios. I was going to enter their script-writing thing but I’m too lazy. Dreams. Modelling. Stylized. Ah right, Nic Refn, that would explain it. Catwalks. Getting a Black Swan vibe. Cold. Detached. Violence. Interesting enough, but I still have no idea what it’s about.

Things To Know: A psychological horror movie based in the world of fashion and modelling.

Whos To Know: Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive) and starring Elle Fanning, Christina Henricks, and Keanu Reeves.

When The Bough Breaks Trailer 1

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Trying to have a baybee. Surrogate. She looks evil already. She gets a slap. She moves in. She strips. She dresses. Annnd she goes crazy. Women – amirite!?

Things To Know: The trailer pretty much tells you everything.

Whos To Know: Directed by Jon Cassar (La Femme Nikita), and starring Morris Chesnut, Regina Hall, and Jaz Sinclair.

The Birth Of A Nation (Teaser)

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Pianos. Fields. Slavery? 12 Years with a religious twist. Uprising. Looks solid.

Things To Know: A drama based on the true life Nat Turner rebellion. Apologies, but this is the first I have heard of such things.

Whos To Know: Directed by and Starring Nate Parker (Non-Stop) and also featuring Armie Hammer and Penelope Ann Miller.

No Men Beyond This Point

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Well, the trailer lists the movie as a mockumentary. First shots show the documentary style, appear to be talking about an alternative, fictional history. For some reason woman are now the dominant force on the planet with a much higher % of the population being female. Comedy. Satire. Stargate! Looks interesting and funny.

Things To Know: A mockumentary set in the modern day where heterosexual sex has almost vanished and the youngest man in the world is 37 – political parties fight over men’s rights.

Whos To Know: Directed by Mark Sawers and a bunch of people from Stargate – Patrick Gilmore, Peter Kelamis etc.

So, none of these five I will be seeing in the Cinema, but at least three of them I will catch on DVD or streaming. A decent mixture of genres here too. Let us know which you are looking forward to.

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