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“It’s impossible that this is a coincidence.” IFC Films has debuted an official US trailer for a horror thriller titled I Remember You from Iceland, about a young man and woman who move into a small abandoned town in Iceland to renovate an old house. Of course, this house has a dark past and things start to happen once they arrive. While this trailer is appropriately timed for the horror season this October, the film doesn’t actually open until mid-November in America. This stars a fine set of Icelandic actors: Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Thor Kristjansson, Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir & Anna Gunndís Guðmundsdóttir. This looks like another good dark, freaky supernatural thriller with an Icelandic twist. Check it out below. Here’s the official US trailer for Óskar Thór Axelsson’s I Remember You, direct from IFC’s YouTube: An elderly woman hangs herself in a church. A grieving father searches for the truth about what happened to his missing son. And a trio of young …

“We had hired badass nerd pirates to blow up the system.” Hulu has debuted a trailer for a documentary titled Too Funny to Fail, looking back at the short-lived comedy show “The Dana Carvey Show”. Does anyone remember this show? Dana Carvey’s “The Dana Carvey Show” launched in spring of 1996 and only lasted 7 episodes before it was cancelled. This doc examines how it all happened, how it came together, and how it all went wrong. It features Carvey and former Carvey Show cast members/writers Stephen Colbert, Robert Smigel, Steve Carell, Louis C.K., Charlie Kaufman, Jon Glaser, and more in a look back at why the ABC sketch show would “crash and burn so spectacularly.” The show had such an amazing set of writers and comedians, it’s fascinating to examine its failure. Hulu also has all the episodes available for you to watch. Here’s the official trailer for Josh Greenbaum’s documentary Too Funny to Fail, from Hulu’s YouTube: It had all …

“Everyone should have a musical family.” The Orchard has revealed a trailer for a new music documentary called Living on Soul, looking back at the historic Daptone Records. The film is made up mostly of footage from their three-night, sold-out residency at the historic Apollo Theater back in December of 2014, as well as footage from their European tour and other interviews. Some of the key names from Daptone Records include Charles Bradley, Thomas Brenneck, and Sharon Jones. This doc project was also funded on Kickstarter, and co-director Jeff Broadway provides an extensive behind-the-scenes look at how they filmed this and how it all came together. Looks like a groovy, historic music doc filled with plenty of funk and soul. Here’s the trailer (+ poster) for Cory Bailey & Jeff Broadway’s documentary Living on Soul, on YouTube: Filmed during their three-night, sold-out residency at the historic Apollo Theater, this hybrid docu-concert film features the late great Sharon Jones, Charles Bradley as well …

“So, do you think you have an anger problem?” Lionsgate has revealed the first trailer for Tyler Perry’s next drama, an infidelity thriller starring Taraji P. Henson called Acrimony. The word acrimony is actually a noun meaning “bitterness or ill feeling.” It connects to the plot here, because Henson plays a woman tired of standing by her husband who continues to lie and cheat on her. Lyriq Bent plays her husband, with a cast including Danielle Nicolet, Jazmyn Simon, Tika Sumpter, Jason Vail, and Ptosha Storey. The film seems to be told through flashbacks, with Henson retelling her story of how she first met him and all the abuse she has quietly received over the years, before turning vicious and vengeful. This doesn’t look so bad. Here’s the first official trailer (+ poster) for Tyler Perry’s Acrimony, direct from Lionsgate’s YouTube: A faithful wife (Oscar nominee Taraji P. Henson) tired of standing by her devious husband (Lyriq Bent) is enraged when it …

Gravitas has debuted the trailer for an indie titled Amanda & Jack Go Glamping, which is playing at the Austin Film Festival this month. For those who don’t know, the word “glamping” is an amalgamation of “glamorous camping”, essentially describing luxurious camping in which you go stay in fancy places – in this case, a “yurt”. David Arquette and Amy Acker stars as a married couple who decided to go “glamping” in hopes of reigniting their spark for each other. Of course, things get weird and crazy, and yeah you know how these films go. This also stars Adan Canto, Nicole Elliott, Daniel Ross Owens, Chris Carpenter, Gustavo Gomez, and June Squibb. It’s not really my kind of indie comedy, but it might be up your alley. Here’s the full trailer (+ poster) for Brandon Dickerson’s Amanda & Jack Go Glamping, on YouTube: With their marriage on the rocks, Jack (Arquette) and Amanda (Acker) go “glamping” to reignite their spark. With the …

“We all deserve a standing ovation at least once in our lives.” Lionsgate has revealed the third and final official trailer for the film Wonder, adapted from R.J. Palacio’s book of the same name. There have already been two previous trailers released, so why not one more to push this film. Wonder stars acclaimed young actor Jacob Tremblay (seen in Room, Before I Wake, The Book of Henry), who plays Auggie, a kid with an awkward facial difference who decides to go to public school despite being made fun of. He makes a few new friends who help him learn to be himself. The full cast includes Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson as Auggie’s parents, and also featuring Daveed Diggs, Mandy Patinkin, Sonia Braga, Izabela Vidovic, Ali Liebert, and Bryce Gheisar. This looks charming and inspiring, which is pretty much the point, that we all should learn to look past these little differences and appreciate everyone for who they are …

“I couldn’t remember who I was anymore… So you step through the door not knowing what’s on the other side.” Netflix has debuted the official trailer for a superb documentary titled Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond, which is all about the performance Jim Carrey gave as comedian Andy Kaufman in the film Man on the Moon. This documentary dives deep into Carrey’s mind, examining how and why everything happened back in 1999 while making the film. They filmed over 100 hours of footage, which was never seen until now, giving us a very impressive look at exactly what Carrey was like. He “became” Andy for months, responding only to the name Andy and pretending that Jim was completely gone from Earth for that time. I saw this doc at the Venice Film Festival and loved it (here’s my review), because it goes beyond just being a behind-the-scenes film to become profound as a profile on truth and comedy. It’s …

“America: they want someone to love, they want someone to hate.” Neon has revealed a short teaser trailer for the indie dark comedy I, Tonya, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival to lots of rave reviews. I, Tonya, the latest from director Craig Gillespie, tells a fictionalized version of the true story of figure skater Tonya Harding, who planned an attack on her rival Nancy Kerrigan after a practice session at the 1994 U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Detroit. Margot Robbie stars as Tonya Harding, with a cast including Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney, Paul Walter Hauser, Julianne Nicholson, Bobby Cannavale, Mckenna Grace, plus Caitlin Carver as Nancy Kerrigan. Based on all the buzz from TIFF and this first look, I am crazy excited to see this film. Sounds like it’s dark and devious and enjoyable in all the right ways. Here’s the first teaser trailer for Craig Gillespie’s I, Tonya, direct from Neon’s YouTube: Based on unbelievable but true events, I, …

“It is not a handicap to have one thing, but not another…” Wolfe Releasing has debuted the first official trailer for Stephen Cone’s latest film Princess Cyd, a light coming-of-age comedy set mostly in Chicago. The story follows a young 16-year-old woman who goes to spend the summer with her novelist aunt at her home in Chicago’s suburbs, discovering her sexual attraction to another girl in the neighborhood. Newcomer Jessie Pinnick stars as Cyd, and the cast includes Rebecca Spence, Malic White, James Vincent Meredith, Tyler Ross, and Matthew Quattrocki. I caught this just recently at the London Film Festival, and while it is solid overall, none of it really impressed me and it doesn’t have anything unique to say at the end. There’s so many other better films exactly like this, but it’s also not that bad either. Take a look below. Here’s the first official trailer (+ poster) for Stephen Cone’s Princess Cyd, direct from YouTube (via TFS): Eager to …

“There’s no playbook here…” Warner Bros has unveiled the first trailer for their movie called 12 Strong, formerly known as Horse Soldiers. The full title (which explains the plot) is: 12 Strong: The Declassified True Story Of The Horse Soldiers. It’s about a team of Special Forces soldiers sent into Afghanistan at the beginning of the war after 9/11. They end up working with a local Afghani warlord in order to take down the Taliban, riding horses into battle (like they used to do hundreds of years ago). Chris Hemsworth stars, along with an ensemble cast including Taylor Sheridan, Michael Shannon, Austin Stowell, Michael Peña, Geoff Stults, and Elsa Pataky. This looks like pretty much every other modern war movie, but with a twist, though it’s still about good ole American soldiers risking their lives to keep the country safe & free. Here’s the first official trailer for Nicolai Fuglsig’s 12 Strong, originally embedded from USA Today: 12 Strong tells the story …