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.
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 […]
In the case of evaluating David Cronenberg, — or at least forming the sort of career narrative seemingly essential to auteurist analysis — it’s inevitable to propose something of a rupture within his oeuvre: the very evident graduation from grindhouse to arthouse, and, with it, an ascension from body to mind. What dictated these labels […]
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 […]
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