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Title: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Mel on August 05, 2014, 07:21:23 AM
Since, I have been posting those in the shoutbox for some time, it could use a thread. I find those trailers interesting or plainly weird. I won't use a BB code for Youtube, since a dozen of videos embedded on a one page is an overkill.

They Have Escaped (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYKQeDodoVM)
A boy and a girl meet at a custody center for youth with difficulties. The boy has come to serve his obligatory civil service. The girl is one of the youths in custody, and she is constantly in trouble, with a fire inside her and a lust for life that can’t be quashed or controlled. The boy becomes infatuated with the girl. He is a quiet one; a stutterer. But there is a fire inside him as well. Rules, laws, punishment; the shackles of the hostile environment with no understanding around them can be broken. They steal a car and flee together. Thus begins a journey with endless escapes.

Shrew's Nest  (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UuLVPWNcCqs)
Spain, 1950s. Monste’s agoraphobia keeps her locked in a sinister apartment in Madrid and her only link to reality is the little sister she sacrificed her youth to raise. But one day, a reckless young neighbour, Carlos, falls down the stairwell and drags himself to their door. Someone has entered the shrew’s nest… and perhaps he’ll never leave.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Mel on August 06, 2014, 11:19:24 AM
Some documentaries:

Big Men (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAE1WoGWgcA)
The film's central story follows a small group of American explorers at Dallas-based oil company Kosmos Energy. Between 2007 and 2011, with unprecedented, independent access, Big Men's two-person crew filmed inside the oil company as Kosmos and its partners discovered and developed the first commercial oil field in Ghana's history. Simultaneously the crew filmed in the swamps of Nigeria's Niger Delta, following the exploits of a militant gang to reveal another side of the economy of oil: people trying to profit in any way possible, because they've given up on waiting for the money to trickle down. So what happens when a group of hungry people discover a massive and exquisitely rare pot of gold in one of the poorest places on earth?

The Green Prince (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FclTE28oI3Y)
Set against the chaotic backdrop of recent events in the Middle East, Nadav Schirman’s THE GREEN PRINCE retraces the details of a highly unprecedented partnership that developed between sworn enemies. In the style of a tense psychological thriller, this extraordinary documentary recounts the true story of the son of a Hamas leader who emerged as one of Israel’s prized informants, and the Shin Bet agent who risked his career to protect him.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Mel on August 15, 2014, 10:28:28 AM
Metro Manila (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYq5SHTQ8rc) (Drama)
This riveting crime thriller follows Oscar, a recent emigrant to Manila who gets pulled into a harrowing world of corruption and violence when he takes a job as an armored car driver to support his family.

Rocks In My Pockets (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2YyK0iiyZI) (Animation)
A fantastical tale based on true events, about five women of Signe Baumane's family, including herself, and their battles with depression and madness.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Mel on August 16, 2014, 03:21:05 AM
The Editor (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_Rr_XMzs2M) (Horror Comedy)
A one-time (and now one-handed) master film editor toiling in the cinematic sweatshops of 1970s Italy becomes the prime suspect in a series of brutal murders, in this loving tribute to/parody of the gory giallo thrillers of Mario Bava and Dario Argento.

Wetlands (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LCYRFkUw74) (Bodily Fluid Comedy)
The adventures of an eccentric girl who has strange attitudes towards hygiene and sexuality longs for the reunion of her divorced parents.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: polkablues on August 16, 2014, 11:39:55 AM
I sincerely hope that "bodily fluid comedy" does not become a widely-used subgenre.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Just Withnail on August 16, 2014, 12:33:35 PM
Holy shit, after that trailer I think I sincerely hope it does.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Jeremy Blackman on August 16, 2014, 01:28:33 PM
This was my experience of watching that trailer:

"The filthier the toilet, the better."

I'm out.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Axolotl on August 16, 2014, 02:04:12 PM
This was my experience of watching that trailer:

"The filthier the toilet, the better."

I'm out in.

The movie doesn't look that great but that's a great line to put in the trailer because it effectively filters your audience down to those who'll be receptive to the movie. I'm with Just Withnail. Speaking of Withnail, Withnail and I's Bruce Robinson wrote a novel called The Peculiar Memories of Thomas Penman, parts which this reminds me of. This is from the amazon blurb:
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Perhaps the most peculiar aspect of The Peculiar Memories of Thomas Penman is the author's fascination with every form of bodily excretion. Feces, sputum, semen, earwax--the list is endless. We discover early on that Thomas "from the age of four ... navigated all lavatories and shat himself everywhere else," and the pages that follow detail the boy's obsession with his own fecal matter in terms that are as imaginative as they are repugnant.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Mel on August 24, 2014, 02:48:05 AM
Barzan (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgnXRE2EDp4) (Documentary)
BARZAN is an intimate portrait of a suburban family ripped apart by a terrorism accusation. Shot both in Iraq and Seattle, this investigative documentary examines terrorism, immigration, and the sacrifices we make to protect the American dream.

Song of the Sea (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcXjPLmWZzc) (Animation)
SONG OF THE SEA tells the story of Ben and his little sister Saoirse – the last Seal-child – who embark on a fantastic journey across a fading world of ancient legend and magic in an attempt to return to their home by the sea. The film takes inspiration from the mythological Selkies of Irish folklore, who live as seals in the sea but become humans on land.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Mel on August 30, 2014, 11:35:17 AM
Winter Sleep (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2_H9b0H4d0) (Drama)
Aydin, a former actor, runs a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihal with whom he has a stormy relationship and his sister Necla who is suffering from her recent divorce. In winter as the snow begins to fall, the hotel turns into a shelter but also an inescapable place that fuels their animosities...

Autumn Blood (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJCBC7dF9TA) (Thriller)
Two young orphans in the Tirolian Mountains come under siege by a vicious band of hunters. Frightened of being separated by child services following the death of their mother, a self-sufficient 16-year-old girl (Sophie Lowe) and her 10-year-old brother (Maximilian Harnisch) - who hasn't spoken a word since seeing his father killed by the mayor (Peter Stormare) - strive to live off the land in peace. Their innocence is shattered, however, when a group of hunters led by the mayor's son brutalizes and rapes the free-spirited girl. Later, when a well-meaning social services worker arrives too late to protect the terrorized siblings, the girl and her brother prepare to take a stand against their ruthless attackers.

The Frame (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dl9c2dNVJMw) (Science Fiction)
From the writer/director of INK Jamin Winans comes a mind-bending, genre-bending science fiction mystery.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Mel on September 03, 2014, 04:17:56 AM
One Eyed Girl (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwvomWxCe4U) (Thriller)
ONE EYED GIRL is a dark thriller about a psychiatrist, haunted by the death of a former patient, who stumbles across a Doomsday cult and struggles to save a teenage girl from its clutches.

Cymbeline (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAengaj3l9E) (Drama)
Cymbeline unfolds as an epic battle between dirty cops and a drug dealing biker gang set in a corruption-riddled contemporary America. Based on the play of the same name, written by William Shakespeare.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Mel on September 04, 2014, 02:40:23 PM
No No (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxen7thd5BU) (Documentary)
On June 12, 1970, Dock Ellis threw a no-hitter for the Pittsburgh Pirates - on LSD. In 137 years of organized professional baseball, it’s the only no-hitter of its kind. Dock was often embroiled in controversy on and off the field. While professional baseball hadn’t fully embraced racial equality, he was an outspoken leader who lived the expression ‘Black is Beautiful!’ His fearlessness enabled him to become one of the most intimidating pitchers of the 70’s and a trailblazer for a new wave of civil rights. After retiring, Dock became as outspoken about his career-spanning substance abuse issues as he had been about intolerance. He spent decades utilizing his brash approach as a counselor, helping other addicts in their recoveries. Through intimate stories and a trove of archival footage, NO NO: A DOCKUMENTARY brings Dock’s vibrant life to light, burnishing the legend and revealing the man behind it.

The Creeping Garden (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YyQqRBJngkY) (Documentary)
The Creeping Garden is a feature length documentary exploring the work of fringe scientists, mycologists and artists, and their relationship with the extraordinary plasmodial slime mould.

It Was You Charlie (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsmSBATnGeo) (Drama)
IT WAS YOU CHARLIE is a dark comedy-drama that tells the story of a lonely graveyard shift doorman named ABNER, a once-accomplished sculptor and former college art teacher, but now sadly, a mere shadow of his former self. After meeting ZOE, a young, free-spirited taxi driver, something magical happens to Abner as he begins a quest to seek redemption, and reconcile his conflicted past.

Motivational Growth (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqBzxUaHKi4) (Horror )
In Motivational Growth, Ian Foliver (Adrian DiGiovanni), a depressed and reclusive man in his 30s, finds himself taking advice from a growth in his bathroom after a failed suicide attempt. The Mold (‘ReAnimator’ star Jeffrey Combs), a smooth talking fungus born of the filth in a neglected bathroom, works to help Ian clean himself up and remodel his lifestyle. The Mold has big plans for Ian, but they may not be as innocent as they seem. A labyrinthine-narrative follows, full of colorfully-drawn characters and gruesome body horror. “The Mold knows, Jack. The Mold knows.”
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Mel on September 05, 2014, 03:30:36 PM
Finding Fanny (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bos9sYFtJpY) (Comedy)
Finding Fanny is an off the wall, comical story about a bunch of oddballs who venture out to find Stefanie Fernandes (Fanny); in the process, they discover a strange sense of solace and love amongst each other, and end up seeing a point to their previously pointless lives.

Mirage (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdhf6Gj2lv4) (Western)
Mirage tells the story of an African football player in a small Hungarian town, who commits a crime and has to flee. He finds refuge on a farm deep in the Hungarian flatland. Soon he realizes that the farm is a modern slave camp where he is forced to fight for his freedom and ultimately his life.

Cub (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKVo-MP2Ajc) (Horror)
Over-imaginative 12 year-old Sam heads off to the woods to summer scout camp with his pack convinced he will encounter a monster...and he does.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: max from fearless on September 06, 2014, 08:42:30 AM
A Hungarian Western with Isaac De Bankole in the Clint Eastwood role??? Gimme my gotdammned ticket already!!!
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: 03 on September 06, 2014, 05:31:38 PM
as you read this, i want you to know that i am genuinely not trying to be argumentative or "shit-starting", but this confuses me. how is the contributions to this thread any different than the recommendations i was doing in the 'movies i'd never heard of' thread?

all of these seem to be pretty random, but good quality, and the descriptions are taken from different online sources instead of written by the user. ...which was the main critique of the posts i made upon my return, even suggested that i was 'making fun of the site'. so, i'm not trying to be an asshole, obviously i've been very quiet lately, but what is the difference between this thread and what i was doing that received hating?
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: polkablues on September 06, 2014, 06:03:00 PM
as you read this, i want you to know that i am genuinely not trying to be argumentative or "shit-starting", but this confuses me. how is the contributions to this thread any different than the recommendations i was doing in the 'movies i'd never heard of' thread?

all of these seem to be pretty random, but good quality, and the descriptions are taken from different online sources instead of written by the user. ...which was the main critique of the posts i made upon my return, even suggested that i was 'making fun of the site'. so, i'm not trying to be an asshole, obviously i've been very quiet lately, but what is the difference between this thread and what i was doing that received hating?

I didn't have any problem with what you were posting in that thread, personally. I think there may have just been some over-sensitivity at that point in time which led to misinterpretation of intention.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Jeremy Blackman on September 06, 2014, 08:24:59 PM
Agreed. I think it's that your picks were obscure and random enough to be potential trolling, and since you weren't saying much else, people thought you might be hostile and one's interpretation could go either way. Since it was kind of 50/50 I didn't say anything. I think it's clear now that you weren't trolling though.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: jenkins on September 21, 2014, 04:46:32 PM
dinosaur movie from the country of australia, so kinda like a regional doc maybe
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U18sOypRW8s
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Mel on September 25, 2014, 01:39:03 AM
L.A. Slasher (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CzWs3YO3Avo) (Horror)
Incensed by the tabloid culture which celebrates it, the L.A. Slasher publicly abducts a series of reality TV stars, while the media and general public in turn begin to question if society is better off without them. A biting, social satire about reality TV and the glorification of people who are famous for simply being famous, "L.A. Slasher" explores why it has become acceptable and even admirable for people to become influential and wealthy based on no merit or talent - purely through notoriety achieved through shameful behavior.

Stopped the Pounding Heart  (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qi4InodMNCo) (Drama)
Sara, a girl being home-schooled on a goat farm alongside her 11 siblings, finds her devout values challenged after she meets Colby, an amateur bull rider.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: max from fearless on September 26, 2014, 05:20:19 PM
Here are some trailers for some movies I've seen at work, during press screenings:

Self Made (Drama)
Directed by Shira Geffen and starring Sarah Adler and Samira Saraya. Telling the story of two women: one Israeli, the other Palestinian - who are trapped within their respective worlds. After a mix-up at a checkpoint, they find themselves living the life of the other on the opposite side of the border.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acY1VaSWy7Y

In Darkness We Fall
(Horror)
Directed by Alfredo Montero. Found footage, Spanish horror movie with a juicy feminist twist (and a bad trailer) actually quite fun, this one. 80mins and entertaining throughout.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSbiNNFv9A4

Métamorphoses (Drama)
Directed by Christophe Honoré. Greek gods and other characters from the myths, walk among humans and wreck havoc.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzRZv2pDlbA
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: jenkins on September 26, 2014, 06:28:17 PM
would you call métamorphoses solid? or so-so? i'm building my trust system with honoré
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: max from fearless on September 26, 2014, 06:53:14 PM
Overall, I'd call it lukewarm, to be honest. It has some beautiful images and passages. But overall, I felt it was trying a bit too hard but in the wrong places. (like the music) It's split into various different stories and some are clearly much stronger than others. I think that once I caught wind of the movie's premise, I expected much more than what I got. But there are some cool ideas here, and the execution is interesting, so it's definitely worth a watch...
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Mel on October 01, 2014, 02:44:12 AM
The Mule (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIswOv8DEx8) (Crime Movie)
A first time drug mule is caught by law enforcement.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: max from fearless on October 03, 2014, 06:08:14 AM
More trailers from films I've seen at work:

Dear White People (Comedy)
Dir/Wri: Justin Simien. The lives of four black students at an Ivy League college converge after controversy breaks out due to the ill-conceived theme of the campus humor magazine's annual Halloween party.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qm6HeK1dyAY



Dukhtar (Thriller)
Dukhtar (English: Daughter, Urdu:دختر، بیٹی) is a 2014 Pakistani drama-thriller film directed by Afia Nathaniel. The film stars Samiya Mumtaz, Mohib Mirza, Saleha Aref, Asif Khan, Ajab Gul and Samina Ahmad. The film is about a mother and a ten-year-old daughter, who runaway from their home to save the girl from an arranged marriage to a tribal leader.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Svpw8e70Ih4
 


Queen and Country (Drama)
Dir: John Boorman. An Englishman who grew up in London during World War II joins the military to fight in the Korean War. Starring: Callum Turner, Vanessa Kirby, David Thewlis, Richard E. Grant and Caleb Landry Jones.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5oVLWqRSUU



Nas: Time is Illmatic (Music Doc)
Dir: One9. Time Is Illmatic is a feature length documentary film that delves deep into the making of Nas' 1994 debut album, Illmatic, and the social conditions that influenced its creation. Twenty years after its release, Illmatic has become a hip-hop benchmark that encapsulates the socio-political outlook, enduring spirit, and collective angst of a generation of young black men searching for their voice in America.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VNFCnS9c1E



Charlie's Country (Drama)
Charlie's Country is a 2013 Australian drama film directed by Rolf de Heer. It was selected to compete in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festiva where David Gulpilil won the award for Best Actor. Written by Rolf de Heer and David Gulpilil as a collaborative project, CHARLIE'S COUNTRY stars Gulpilil as blackfella Charlie, who is getting older, and is out of sorts. The government's intervention is making life more difficult on his remote community, what with the proper policing of whitefella laws that don't generally make much sense, and Charlie's kin seeming more interested in going along with things than doing anything about it. So Charlie takes off, to live the old way, but in doing so sets off a chain of events in his life that has him return to his community chastened, and somewhat the wiser.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ly8_7Su4m4c



Silk Stockings (Musical) is a 1957 Metrocolor Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer CinemaScope musical film adaptation of the 1955 stage musical of the same name, which itself was a remake of Ninotchka. It was directed by Rouben Mamoulian and starred Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse. The supporting cast included Janis Paige, Peter Lorre, Jules Munshin, and George Tobias repeating his Broadway role.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAh_zFo3Dkk



Devils on the Doorstep (Drama/Comedy/War)
Devils on the Doorstep is a 2000 Chinese black comedy film directed, co-written and produced by Jiang Wen, starring Jiang himself, Kagawa Teruyuki, Yuan Ding and Jiang Hongbo.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBVCrdsyzAc
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: max from fearless on October 05, 2014, 09:32:39 AM
Tokyo Tribe (Gangs/Rap musical/Sion Sono madness)

Tokyo. A multitude of tribes exist, with resident youth ruling the streets through violence while protecting their own turf. Shibuya Saru, Shinjuku Hands, Kabuki GiraGira Girls, Musashino Saru and... Bukuro Wu-Ronz. Until now, crossing territorial lines has led to riots and rumbles.

In Bukuro, Big Buppa (Big Daddy), his son Nkoi and Wu-Ronz leader Mera have local politicians in their pockets, taking control of the neighbourhood while expanding their power. Even within tribal rivalries, Mera holds a particular grudge against Musashino Saru.

One day, Tokyo Tribe's lead character Kai, a Musashino Saru member, enters Bukuro turf with fellow gang member Hasheem and Musashino Saru leader Tera to help out their abducted comrade, Kim. There, Kai meets a mysterious girl named Sunmi.

Kai and Mera face off.

Why does Mera regard Kai with such hostility?

What is Sunmi's true identity?

Who is the 'Archbishop' that Big Daddy's crew revere?

The tribes are on the verge of exploding. Tonight, Tokyo is about to be enveloped in a battle that must be seen to be believed...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQ6hnJhQuYs
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: jenkins on October 30, 2014, 04:34:33 AM
manos sucias
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ev3FJ0LJjHY

the blue wave
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHVV6cFQIAc

wild tales
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUnXv6R2HI8

thou wast mild and lovely
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxCwJhCGBms

a hard day
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-r1lJuk4EjA
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: 03 on April 30, 2015, 01:04:23 AM
HOLY SHIT
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tr4hIzWvgPs
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: jenkins on February 23, 2016, 01:12:57 PM
N [23|Feb 09:17 AM]:   So, going to the premier of that movie based on that book my granddad wrote on the 30th of march.
N [23|Feb 09:18 AM]:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8Xvsjy57X0

<3
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: jenkins on March 18, 2016, 12:28:58 PM
1:24 - 1:50, mainly, because that's what up

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEpzSky7PuE
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Jeremy Blackman on August 05, 2016, 10:12:33 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUwZ5Yo3Urg
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Jeremy Blackman on January 24, 2017, 12:27:32 AM
NSFW

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxhi_3hDUPE
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: polkablues on January 24, 2017, 12:58:22 AM
Conflating the mythologies of mermaids and sirens in a frankly irresponsible manner. For shame!

Looks intriguing, though, to be serious. Like a John Waters horror movie, kind of.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: jenkins on April 09, 2017, 12:47:59 AM
April 14th

"You can't stop a shooting star, our scientists have proven this."

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBPBSroi_VE
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: jenkins on June 26, 2017, 03:34:09 PM
“The grossest movie ever made.” –The Verge

“Those who walked out were completely right to do so… Kuso is destined to be legendary.” –The Film Stage

“I tried to warn folks.” –Flying Lotus

Dir. Flying Lotus, 2017, DCP, 105 min.

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Get ready for Kuso, Steve Ellison aka Flying Lotus’ film debut, and the latest entry in midnight movie history – a challenging, perverse, free-jazz, body horror psycho-scape of epic and disgusting proportions. In a series of sketches featuring a cast of funkadelic freakazoids and comic maniacs – from George Clinton to Tim Heidecker and Hannibal Buress – and with animations by Newgrounds pioneer David Firth, Kuso is a visual feast – just a rotting, putrid, and otherworldly one that that would make Matthew Barney queasy. Only playing at midnight.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDRYASntddo

it's playing for a series of days, with all its screenings at midnight
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Jeremy Blackman on July 17, 2017, 08:30:45 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntDpPsnXPYw
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: WorldForgot on July 17, 2017, 09:27:05 PM
it's playing for a series of days, with all its screenings at midnight

Excited to see this with a theater's sound system // s/o to CineFamily
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: WorldForgot on July 18, 2017, 01:31:33 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qab3TMg42k
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: jenkins on July 30, 2017, 10:56:05 AM
this is playing for a week and a half at cinefamily

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfdurv4kzUA

cinefamily summarizes it like this:

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Take a healthy dose of sexually charged interpersonal drama, mix in some Lovecraft by way of Zulawski’s Possession and stew in a broth of Mexican mysticism and you have Amat Escalante’s The Untamed. Following up his critical darling Heli, Escalante, a supernova among Mexico City’s new wave of rising star directors, has a flawless sense of tone, deftly balancing the light and dark of his character’s explosive personal lives with shocking cosmic weirdness, body horror, and graphic sex. In exploring the interplay between machismo, homophobia and closeted homosexuality, as framed in Latin culture, the film becomes both a literal and metaphorical monster movie, its tentacled, pleasure-offering creature a corporeal manifestation of the characters’ tortured quest for satisfaction of both body and spirit. More than mere provocation, Escalante’s vision is every bit as honest as it is horrifying and beautiful, a bold cinematic voice that is sure to find an international audience.

if Alexandro passes this way perhaps a discussion about the line "a supernova among Mexico City’s new wave of rising star directors"

youtube summarizes it like this:

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Alejandra and Angel live with their young sons in Guanajuato, Mexico. Theirs is a tense relationship, with the overly macho Angel exerting physical and psychological control over his family as he attempts to hide the affair he's having with Fabián, Alejandra's brother. Their grim status quo undergoes a world of change when the couple meets a loner named Verónica. She takes them to a cabin in the woods and shows them her secret — something that is a source of pleasure as well as a force of destruction. Clearly, nothing will ever be the same again.

Hypnotic, perturbing, and utterly enthralling, The Untamed is a bold portrayal of a chauvinistic society characterized by homophobia and misogyny. Trapped in a violent and unsatisfying relationship, Alejandra is desperate to flee but too afraid. With Verónica's help, however, she taps into an inner strength she didn't know she had. Escalante overlays this family drama and social commentary with truly bizarre elements of science fiction and horror, expertly bending genres to create a wholly unique and mind-blowing piece.

Expertly shot and methodically paced, The Untamed explores the human psyche: the reptile brain, our primal desires, and our unfortunate predilection for selfdestruction. It also offers a liberating vision of female autonomy. Sensual, erotic, and uncompromisingly weird, The Untamed will be difficult to forget.

Dir. Amat Escalante, 2016, DCP, 100 min.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: matt35mm on July 30, 2017, 01:24:10 PM
I believe justwithnail recommended this to me. I have a ticket for tonight.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: jenkins on August 04, 2017, 11:07:53 AM
A trailer for Eli Roth's remake of Death Wish

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_I4zqC7GN8

i have a nerd friend who's seen this movie. he called it his favorite Eli Roth film, since Roth walked into this movie as a director for hire. my friend said this movie is okay and he didn't have much to say, we didn't talk about it for long.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: RegularKarate on August 04, 2017, 05:24:35 PM
What is wrong with everybody involved in that remake? A "white savior" running around in a fucking hoodie blowing away criminals in a poorly thought-out "Stand-your-ground" defense? And he's supposed to be the good guy?

I know that by today's standard, Death Wish is a problematic movie, but this is crazy.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Jeremy Blackman on October 16, 2017, 05:27:51 PM
NSFW


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnTY6q7bt78
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: jenkins on October 25, 2017, 06:17:53 PM
(https://i.imgur.com/doh5ass.jpg)

it's so unlikely that i'll drive downtown to see it, but that's my bad. Hong Sangsoo means to me what Baumbach and Woody Allen mean to others.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7CP5ipqqwU
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Just Withnail on October 26, 2017, 03:21:27 AM
do the drive! the film is beautiful
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Sleepless on November 06, 2017, 09:05:41 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZB95v_pyQq8
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: jenkins on December 16, 2017, 12:40:25 PM
Hell Comes to Frogtown is the name of a movie and this is its trailer

trailer 1 is kind of aggressive

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7ouC--Yr2E

trailer 2 is less aggressive but its resolution is worse

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKwteCwCSMw

a scene from the movie

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlTofwK8FLQ

it's a thing. here's a Mad Max/Frogtown trailer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uyt9twUSf1w

fyi
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: jenkins on December 27, 2017, 07:01:34 PM
i'm kind of sick of movies explaining weird people. just make fucking weirder movies people

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drg74wOy8z8
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: Jeremy Blackman on December 27, 2017, 07:09:57 PM
^ I one thousand percent agree. And I haven't been able to find enough weird movies this year.
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: jenkins on February 15, 2018, 01:45:11 PM
he should have his own thread but i don't really like starting threads

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tp0Fg2T80gA
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: jenkins on March 02, 2018, 08:44:32 PM
it'll be a limited release and i hope i hear good things

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeKg12wra5w

starring Lola Kirke, Zoë Kravitz, John Cho
directed by Aaron Katz
playing the personal assistant to Zoe Kravitz as an impulsive Hollywood star, Lola Kirke becomes both suspect and investigator following a violent crime in Los Angeles-set neo-noir.

USA   30 March 2018
Title: Re: Miscellaneous trailers
Post by: jenkins on March 21, 2018, 06:08:07 PM
(https://i.imgur.com/xspiOP7.jpg)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vnjos7t076A

currently on Netflix? i heard the director chatting with Elvis Mitchell.  the director is Amman Abbasi, he's listed as a previous assistant to David Gordon Green. for Dayveon he was director/cowriter/coproducer/composer. he's composed other music for other movies. other producers for Dayveon are, yes, David Gordon Green, and Jody Hill, Danny McBride, and more people i'm not familiar with.

what really grabbed me is Elvis asked Amman what movies influenced Dayveon, and Amman listed My Life As A Dog, Ratcatcher, and Il Posto. because i love those three movies i made this post.