Dwayne Johnson has kept himself busy starring in a batch of upcoming action films, including The Fast and the Furious 6, Pain & Gain, Empire State, and the long awaited G.I. Joe: Retaliation. One of the selections, Snitch, boasts an impressive cast – the likes of which includes Susan Sarandon, Michael K. Williams, and Benjamin Bratt – in a formulaic setup that looks less-than-impressive. Based (very loosely) on true events, Johnson plays a father who goes undercover to reduce his son’s sentence by serving up a major drug dealer.
A second trailer for the film makes it clear that the first ad blew its wad on the best action moments and plot reveals, for anyone expecting fresh material will find a lot of recycled footage. The lack of new developments could mean more surprises for audiences, or it could mean that Snitch doesn’t have much more to offer. Let’s hope it’s the former.
You can see the preview below:
Directed by Ric Roman Waugh, Snitch also stars Nadine Velazquez, Jon Bernthal, Barry Pepper, and Rafi Gavron. It opens in theaters on February 22nd.
Do you glean any new impressions from this preview?
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 […]
With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit the interwebs. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of streaming […]
Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]
Steven Knight‘s Locke, which, after a theatrical release this past spring, is now on VOD and Blu-ray as of this week, takes place entirely inside of Tom Hardy‘s BMW SUV cruising down the motor way in London. It’s a set-up the leaves much to the imagination. Ivan Locke is a concrete expert who is literally driving […]
Latest posts from Beats Per Minute