Although I’ve already seen Side Effects, yours truly is under constraints of those studio embargoes that prevent any public reactions for the rest of this week. But, being endowed with knowledge of how the whole thing plays out, it’s fair to say this international trailer feels more like an outright expository dump than proper indicator of or introduction to Steven Soderbergh‘s film — most notably, his final theatrical one for the next several years.
Still, those hoping for more peeks at Side Effects, a highly-anticipated release, will get some new stuff that doesn’t concede too much in the meantime. (Well, if you haven’t seen the film and couldn’t know an image’s proper context. Pardon me.) With two additional previews available for one to see before Rooney Mara gets crazy in two-and-a-half weeks, you’d think there’s a lot to sample here. The truth is that you have almost no idea what’s coming.
Watch it below (via BleedingCool):
SIDE EFFECTS is a provocative thriller about Emily and Martin (Rooney Mara and Channing Tatum), a successful New York couple whose world unravels when a new drug prescribed by Emily’s psychiatrist (Jude Law)—intended to treat anxiety—has unexpected side effects.
Side Effects will open on February 8th.
How would you say this trailer stacks up against other peeks?
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