Could we have the first big international hit of 2013? While we’re hoping that honor goes to Wong Kar-wai‘s recently premiered The Grandmaster, the French production Mobius is making a strong case. We got a teaser last fall that painted a thriller not unlike a Christoper Nolan-helmed Hollywood tentpole and now a full-length trailer has arrived that hasn’t swayed our notion.
Right from the beginning shot, it seems like something from the hands of Wally Pfister, leading all the way up to the Inception-esque title cards and the general tone. While we didn’t understand about half the teaser due to our language barrier, it still displays a sense of intrigue, especially seeing The Artist star Jean Dujardin in a role like this one. He’s joined by Pulp Fiction‘s Tim Roth and The Kid with a Bike‘s Cécile De France, and one can see the trailer for Eric Rochant’s drama, set in the world of high finance, below.
Mobius arrives in international cinemas this February with no US date yet.
With summer winding down, more often than not August has us wishing we could simply skip ahead a month to kick off the fall festival season. This year, however, there’s a handful of worthwhile options, including Marvel’s best offering yet, peculiar festival titles that are finally arriving in theaters (some 15 months later), and much […]
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I dive right into Richard Linklater‘s 12-year intimate epic Boyhood. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, including Noah, Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery, Guardians of the […]
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