While Lars von Trier has chaos, Juan Antonio Bayona seems to be riding heavily on emotion for his next feature. We got the first trailer for the next film from The Orphanage director a little while ago and it laid the heart-tugging on thick. Following its premiere at Toronto, reports indicate that is indeed one of the major elements of The Impossible, but critics seemed to be divided whether it worked or not.
We were on the positive side in our review, which will be coming shortly, but now we can take a look at some of the performances from Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor in the film that recreates the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami disaster. The drama follows a married couple searching for their missing children in the aftermath and it certainly looks like it could be a sleeper hit come fall. Check out the poster via Entertainment Weekly and clips below.
The Impossible is currently screening at TIFF and opens in December.
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, TFS’ Dan Mecca, writer Danny King and I briefly discuss Ivan Reitman‘s Draft Day, starring Kevin Costner, before diving into a feature review of Jonathan Glazer’s sci-fi drama Under the Skin, starring Scarlett Johansson. Following that, we take a look at the films coming to [...]
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In theaters now, Ivan Reitman‘s new film, Draft Day, does quite a bit with a hard subject. Part of that is the writing, but a lot of the success on screen is due to the amassing of talent Reitman manages and the flash he implants into ordinary scenes. The life of a GM during a tumultuous and pressure-packed [...]