Clip Mania: Ender’s Game, Thor: The Dark World, and More
Another Happy Friday I hope! To brighten it if it’s not going too well, I’ve attached a new clip for big November releases like Ender’s Game and Thor: The Dark World. Also, I found three clips for The Fifth Estate, two for Machete Kills, and one for Carrie, 12 Years a Slave, and the Palme d’Or winner Blue is the Warmest Color (all October releases).
The first official clip (to my knowledge) for Gavin Hood’s (X-Men Origins: Wolverine) Ender’s Game released online earlier this week. It features stars Harrison Ford and Asa Butterfield (Hugo). You could probably gather it from the clip, but the story is about a young military trainee (in the novel he’s only six) named Ender (Butterfield) who is in the middle of a war with an alien race. The sci-fi adaptation of the uber-popular novel finally hits theaters November 1st.
Thor: The Dark World also released a clip. Releasing a week after Ender’s Game, The Dark World is the latest Marvel superhero film. Returning Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston have people pretty stoked. Personally, I’m just hoping it outdoes the original Thor. Director Alan Taylor (HBO’s Game of Thrones) could prove to be the missing piece. Judging by the clip and taking into account the footage at Comic-Con, I’m excited for its release November 8th.
A good helping of new clips also released for The Fifth Estate. Bill Condon (The Twilight Saga) directs the thriller based on the WikiLeaks scandal. Benedict Cumberbatch (Star Trek Into Darkness) sports some ugly hair and plays Julian Assange, while Daniel Brühl (Rush) will play his partner Daniel Domscheit-Berg. Check out the three clips above before its October 18th release.
Starting today you can check out Machete Kills, the sequel to 2010’s Machete. For free you can watch two new clips, including one where Sofia Vergara (ABC’s Modern Family) uses her bra as a machine gun! Other names in Robert Rodriguez’s sequel are Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodriguez (The Fast and the Furious), Cuba Gooding, Jr. (Pearl Harbor), and Charlie Sheen.
From sequel to remake, we can stay in October for Carrie. Although it doesn’t release until October 18th (next Friday), the Chloe Grace Moretz (Hugo) and Julianne Moore (Children of Men)-starring horror film released another clip. Kimberly Peirce (Stop-Loss) is the director.
A heavy clip released for another October 18th movie – this one being 12 Years a Slave. The movie has been gaining momentum since early film festival reactions. Steve McQueen’s (Shame) biographical film is about a free black man that is sold back into the slave trade. It stars Chiwetel Ejiofor (Children of Men), Michael Fassbender (X-Men: First Class), Benedict Cumberbatch (Star Trek Into Darkness), and Brad Pitt.
A clip, aptly titled “Kissing Scene,” premiered for Blue is the Warmest Color. If you’ve probably heard of the film, it’s probably for taking the top prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. The French film is directed by Abdellatif Kechiche and stars names like Adele Exarchopoulos and Lea Seydoux. It’ll play in limited theaters starting October 25th.
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