Trailer Mania: 5 DAYS OF WAR, SHAOLIN, ALBATROSS, and more
It’s trailer time! Take a look at all the new trailers we put together for you in this new Trailer Mania!
5 DAYS OF WAR – August 19, 2011
Synopsis: 5 Days of War is an action-packed international thriller from acclaimed director, Renny Harlin. Based on true events, this intense film is a vivid account of a renegade American journalist, his cameraman and a local woman caught behind enemy lines, and determined to not only survive, but tell the world what was happening, during the swift but devastating 5-day war between Russian and the Georgian Republic in 2008.
Starring Rupert Friend, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Richard Coyle, Andy Garcia, Val Kilmer and directed by Renny Harlin.
LOVE CRIME – September 2, 2011
Synopsis: When Christine, a powerful executive (Scott Thomas), brings on a naive young ingenue, Isabelle (Sagnier), as her assistant, she delights in toying with her naivete and teaching her hard lessons in a ruthless professional philosophy. But when the protege’s ideas become tempting enough for Christine to pass one as her own, she underestimates Isabelle’s ambition and cunning– and the ground is set for all out war. In this devilish, propulsive thriller, Corneau sets up a the scenery expertly and his actors devour it.
Starring Ludivigne Sagnier, Kristin Scott Thomas, Patrick Mille, and directed by Alain Corneau.
A GOOD OLD FASHIONED ORGY – September 2, 2011
Synopsis: Jason Sudeikis is Eric, a thirtysomething party animal famous among his close circle of friends for his lavish summer theme parties at his father’s swanky Hamptons pad. But when members of the crew start settling down, and Eric’s dad announces plans to sell the beach house, Eric decides it’s time for one last bash to go out with a proverbial bang–a good old-fashioned orgy. The only obstacles to overcome are actually convincing each of his reluctant friends to join in on the bacchanal, and an inconveniently blossoming romance with the real estate agent threatening to sell the house out from under him before the main event can even take place.
Starring Jason Sudeikis, Leslie Bibb, Lake Bell, Michelle Borth, Nick Kroll, Tyler Labine, Angela Sarafyan, Lindsay Sloane, Martin Starr, Lucy Punch, Will Forte, and directed by Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck.
INSIGHT – September 2, 2011
Synopsis: Kaitlyn (Natalie Zea), an ER nurse who is tending to a young stabbing victim, is accidentally electrocuted by the defibrillator that is used in an effort to save the woman’s life. Almost immediately she starts to experience the victim’s memories. Kaitlyn turns to family, friends, and the police, but no one takes her seriously. She decides to take it upon herself to solve the crime – as the terrifying visions threaten her sanity.
Starring Sean Patrick Flanery, Natalie Zea, Adam Baldwin, Christopher Lloyd, Thomas Ian Nicolas, Veronica Cartwright, Juliette Landau, Max Perlich, Angeline-Rose Troy, and directed by Richard Gabai.
SHAOLIN – September 9, 2011
Synopsis: As feuding warlords fight to expand their power, the noble monks of the Shaolin Temple clean up the mess left behind, tending to the injured while trying their best to protect the poor and weak. General Hou (Andy Lau, WARLORDS, HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS) has caused much of this mess with his violent and ruthless tactics that rarely discriminate between soldiers and civilians. When Hao is betrayed by fellow general Cao Man (Nicholas Tse, THE PROMISE, SHAOLIN SOCCER), he is forced into hiding, and takes refuge with the monks (including Jackie Chan) at their hidden mountain temple. As the days pass, he finds himself more and more at ease as he learns the ways of peace, and begins to release his hatred through Martial Zen. But Cao is not far behind, and war soon reaches the temple, where the monks are ready to fight back- with their unstoppable Shaolin Kung Fu.
Starring Andy Lau, Nicholas Tse, Fan Bingbing, Jackie Chan and directed by Benny Chan.
ALBATROSS – No release date yet.
Synopsis: The film’s premise revolves around a teenage aspiring writer entering the lives a dysfunctional family living in the south coast of England.
Starring Sebastian Koch, Julia Ormond, Felicity Jones, Jessica Brown-Findlay, and directed by Niall MacCormick.