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“Whistle if you can hear me.” Universal has released a final 60-second trailer for horror sequel Insidious: The Last Key, also known as just Insidious 4, since this is the latest in this on-going horror franchise. It opens in early January just a few days after the New Year, so don’t expect much from this sequel. Lin Shaye returns as Dr. Elise Rainier, the brilliant parapsychologist who ends up being terrorized in her own home by the demons that have been haunting houses ever since Insidious in 2010. Shaye is joined in the cast by Angus Sampson, Leigh Whannell, Josh Stewart, Caitlin Gerard, Kirk Acevedo, Javier Botet, Bruce Davison, Spencer Locke, Tessa Ferrer, Ava Kolker and Marcus Henderson. I honestly feel like this horror franchise has worn out its welcome, time to end it, so hopefully this is it once and for all. Here’s the final “Big Whistle” trailer (+ poster) for Adam Robitel’s Insidious: The Last Key, on YouTube: You can …

Sony Classics has debuted an official US trailer for the acclaimed Russian drama Loveless, which has been picking up awards and accolades ever since it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May. If you haven’t heard about this film, now is the time to catch up with it, because it will be showing up on plenty of Top 10 lists from critics this year not to mention the big awards. Loveless is about a Russian couple going through a brutal divorce, and their young son decides to run away to escape them. It’s apparently not only a tough look at families and modern relationships, but also a criticism of Russia’s current society. Loveless won the Jury Prize in Cannes, Best Cinematography & Best Score at the European Film Awards, Best Film at the London Film Festival, and was nominated for a Golden Globe award (it will very likely get an Oscar nomination as well). The film’s cast includes Maryana …

Sony Classics has debuted an official US trailer for the acclaimed Russian drama Loveless, which has been picking up awards and accolades ever since it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May. If you haven’t heard about this film, now is the time to catch up with it, because it will be showing up on plenty of Top 10 lists from critics this year not to mention the big awards. Loveless is about a Russian couple going through a brutal divorce, and their young son decides to run away to escape them. It’s apparently not only a tough look at families and modern relationships, but also a criticism of Russia’s current society. Loveless won the Jury Prize in Cannes, Best Cinematography & Best Score at the European Film Awards, Best Film at the London Film Festival, and was nominated for a Golden Globe award (it will very likely get an Oscar nomination as well). The film’s cast includes Maryana …

“I’m assuming this doesn’t end well…” Netflix has revealed one final trailer, the fourth in total, for David Ayer’s new fantasy action cop movie Bright. Yes, this isn’t out just yet – arriving December 22nd right in time for Christmas. Starring Will Smith, this is set in a world where other creatures like orcs and elves co-exist with humans. Joel Edgerton co-stars under the make-up as “Nick Jakoby”, who is assigned to him as his new partner. The cast includes Noomi Rapace, Kenneth Choi, Brad William Henke, Lucy Fry, Edgar Ramírez, Ike Barinholtz, Brandon Larracuente, and Dawn Olivieri. As fun as it is to watch more footage from this, I’m ready to see it and find out if there’s actually a good movie here or not. Dive in. Here’s the fourth and final trailer for David Ayer’s movie Bright, direct from Netflix’s YouTube: You can still watch the teaser trailer for Bright here, or the second trailer, third trailer, BTS featurette. In an …

He has no name. Only purpose. RLJ Entertainment has debuted an official trailer for a sci-fi action movie from Canada titled Kill Order, which is actually about a student who has latent special powers. From the description, this sounds like some martial arts film from Hong Kong but it’s actually made by a Canadian stuntman named James Mark, making his feature directorial debut. His stunt group, Team 2X, has started making films and this is one of their latest offerings. Chris Mark (James’ brother) stars as a troubled high school student who gains superpowers when a group of armed men break into his classroom. The full cast includes Daniel Park, Denis Akiyama, Melee Hutton, Jessica Clement, Jason Gosbee, and Alain Moussi. This film is pretty much just a fun way to show off cool martial arts stunt skills, and not much else. Here’s the official trailer (+ poster) for James Mark’s Kill Order, from YouTube (via Collider): Chaos erupts when a group …

“The King of Wakanda is here.” Disney has debuted an international trailer for Marvel’s Black Panther movie, with a tiny bit of extra footage not seen in the first two trailers. Most of the new shots include some Wakanda technology, which is one of the coolest details about this movie. Directed by Ryan Coogler (of Fruitvale Station, Creed), the story follows King T’Challa, once again played by Chadwick Boseman, who goes back to his African nation of Wakanda after the events of Civil War. There he encounters new enemies that want to challenge his seat on the throne, and destroy Wakanda. The outstanding ensemble cast includes Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Andy Serkis as Klaw, Florence Kasumba, John Kani, Winston Duke, and Sterling K. Brown. Oh hell yes this looks great, I’m so there on opening day. Bring on Black Panther. Here’s the new international trailer (+ poster) for Ryan Coogler’s …

The list of nominations for the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards (of 2018), the yearly precursor to the Academy Awards, have just been announced today – you can find all the film nominees below. The infamous Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominees this morning from The Beverly Hilton. The selection this year is interesting, but as always it’s full of some weird and confusing picks, and a few snubs (like Greta Gerwig and Jordan Peele from Best Director). The top nominees are The Shape of Water with 7 noms, plus The Post and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri with 6 noms each. Lady Bird and Get Out at least did get Best Film noms. Another intriguing year of picks but not that surprising for the HFPA. The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards will take place on Sunday, January 7th, 2018 at The Beverly Hilton hosted by Seth Meyers with a live telecast airing on NBC. Here’s the full list of …

“Says you’re not from ’round here. Come here to make trouble?” An official trailer has arrived online for an indie drama titled The Girl Who Invented Kissing, starring up-and-coming actress Suki Waterhouse as a “nameless, pill-popping drifter girl” who steps off of a bus and into a neighborhood bar owned by two middle-age brothers. The film hasn’t played at many festivals, but seems to have that indie vibe, with some mysterious twists and turns, and emotional stakes that push the plot along. The Girl Who Invented Kissing full cast includes Vincent Piazza, Dash Mihok, Abbie Cornish, Luke Wilson, Corey Large, Johnny Messner, and Michael Buscemi. This seems like a quirky, oddly sweet story and I’m not sure if the plot is about these two older guys falling for this young girl or what exactly, but it seems interesting. Check it out. Here’s the first trailer for Tom Sierchio’s The Girl Who Invented Kissing, direct from YouTube: A nameless, pill-popping drifter girl steps …

“It’s the only place that feels like I mean anything.” Warner Bros has launched the new full theatrical trailer for Steven Spielberg’s grand adaptation of Ready Player One, the geeky novel about a kid in the future who logs into a virtual reality world and plays games to win the ultimate prize. The first teaser trailer had a few small glimpses, but this just looks wow – totally jaw-dropping stunning. My goodness. Young actor Tye Sheridan stars as Wade Watts, known in the Oasis gaming world as “Parzival”. The full cast includes Mark Rylance as the game’s creator, James Halliday, as well as T.J. Miller, Ben Mendelsohn, Simon Pegg, Olivia Cooke, Lena Waithe, Letitia Wright, and Kae Alexander. This trailer actually makes me feel like Spielberg might’ve pulled this off, and I am excited to see it and experience the entire thing. I really love the footage they’re showing in this, looks outstanding; and the Depeche Mode track is perfect. …

“If only you knew how little I know about the things that matter…” Another year end countdown video looking back at the best movies of 2017. “The Moviejerk” has released a video called Best of Cinema: 2017 Edition that features clips from his favorite films edited together to songs from the films this year, similar to David Ehrlich’s year end recap. Janz Anton-Iago is “The Moviejerk” and runs the website of the same name. He includes footage from Pablo Larraín’s Jackie in this, because it was released in the UK in 2017 (even though it was released in 2016 in the US). He explains in the intro that this is more of a “video mood-piece” capturing his feelings from all the best films he saw throughout the year. It’s actually worth a watch. Original description from The Moviejerk’s Vimeo: Finally, after weeks of compiling the great and glorious moments of this year’s films, let me officially unveil to you my video …