The trailer for Walter Salles‘ On the Road left me pretty mixed on this one’s propositions — there’s nice production value and some promising performances, but not a lot else — so it’s fair to say that some new shots won’t change my mind. (Said production value still impresses, however.) Road‘s official site (via HeyUGuys) has given us the bevy of images, which show off Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, Sam Riley, Kirsten Dunst, Tom Sturridge, and none other than Viggo Mortensen, the lattermost of whom is taking on the legendary William S. Burroughs. If On the Road offers one thing I truly can’t wait for, it’s that performance.
Take a look above and below:
Prometheus comes up second for one simple reason: you’ve basically “seen” this stuff before. Someone looking up in awe; a digital, 3D map; a spaceship; and big caverns. An ancillary British app (via SuperHeroHype) gives us five new snaps from Ridley Scott‘s Alien prequel — all of which look nice, but, again, don’t leave huge impressions.
See them below:
Does either set of pictures increase your hopes for their respective films?
One of the most highly anticipated films of the Cannes Film Festivals was unveiled this morning to a divisive response, Nicolas Winding Refn‘s Only God Forgives. As we said in our review, “set amidst an underground Muay Thai boxing club and glowing with hellish red lights from countless brothels, the mood and style is more [...]
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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, staff writer Danny King, associate editor Nick Newman and I review J.J. Abram‘s new entry in his flagship franchise, Star Trek Into Darkness. Before that, though, we run down our top 3 most-anticipated films of the Cannes Film Festival. Finally, we take a look at the [...]
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