As we’ve hit the middle of the summer, the best studio comedy of the year still remains one released quite a few months ago, 21 Jump Street. Looking on the horizon, there doesn’t seem to be many other strong contenders in sight aside from WB’s The Campaign and Akiva Schaffer‘s follow-up to the hilarious Hot Rod, The Watch.
Starring Ben Stiller, Jonah Hill, Richard Ayoade and Vince Vaughn, we’ve got a new international trailer for film which follows a group of four guys from the suburbs who team together to fight an alien invasion. After a few other peeks, this one packs a ton of new footage and is easily the best yet. Aside from some of the other gags – including a Will Forte death scene (don’t worry, he’s not the one dying) similar to something in Tim and Eric’s Billions Dollar Movie, I died at Stiller’s Avatar jab. Take a look below for the film arriving next month.
Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to save their neighborhood — and the world — from total extermination.
The Watch hits theaters on July 27th, 2012.
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, Danny King, Amanda Waltz, and I discuss Alex Garland‘s sci-fi feature Ex Machina, which is currently in wide release. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, as well as an odd […]
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 […]
Genre film fans are likely familiar with writer Alex Garland‘s output over the last decade and a half. He made his name with a splash when his novel was adapted into the backpacking adventure thriller The Beach in 2000 and struck again with screenplay for 28 Days Later which some credit as the fire that helped reignite […]
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