Today we’ve got debut posters for two very different films that I both can’t wait to see. First up is the one-sheet for Rian Johnson‘s time-travel sci-fi film Looper. The trailer is hitting in just under a week (April 12th) and /Film has the exclusive look at this poster for the film starring Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt (as an younger version of Willis’ character), Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, Jeff Daniels, Garret Dillahunt and Piper Perabo.
Despite my insane anticipation for this movie, and the fact that so many others already loved it, I have to say this poster is somewhat terrible. The stale white background with the characters shoddily cut out and slapped on makes it look like it was crafted in about a half-hour. Nonetheless, I honestly can’t wait to see this trailer next week to get a better look at this film. Check out a full synopsis for the film arriving on September 28th:
Time travel will be invented, but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they send their target 30 years into the past, where a “looper”—a hired gun, like Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt)—is waiting to mop up. Joe is getting rich and life is good. . . until the day the mob decides to “close the loop,” sending back Joe’s future self (Bruce Willis) for assassination. the film is written and directed by Rian Johnson and also stars Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, and Jeff Daniels. Ram Bergman and James D. Stern produce.
Following up the criminally underseen Flipped, a genuinely touching, nostalgic tale, Rob Reiner is unspooling his next film this year which unfortunately seems to be on nobody’s radar. Starring Morgan Freeman, we got the first look earlier this year, but now Movies.com have the official poster for The Magic of Belle Isle. The film, also starring Virginia Madsen, Fred Willard and Madeline Carroll, follows Freeman as Monte Wildhorn who is famous writer that is burdened by alcoholism.
“He takes a lakeside cabin for the summer in picturesque Belle Isle, and befriends the family next door including a single mother (Madsen) and her young daughters who help him find inspiration again.” Reiner is certainly going after The Bucket List vibe with this poster, but hopefully there is more at the surface. Check it out below and we’ll get to find out this summer when the film hits VOD on June 1st before a July 6th theatrical bow.
What do you think of these new posters?
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