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‘Enough Said’ Trailer: From The Director of ‘Sex And The City’

‘Enough Said’ Trailer: From The Director of ‘Sex And The City’

Sometimes the words are needless.

A wonderful, romantic, tender and beautiful comedy – Enough Said from the director of the cult TV series “Sex and the City” – is designed to make everyone happy and enlightened. It is a story of extraordinary love between two ordinary people; a story of fatal misunderstandings, ridiculous situations and revived hope.

This story begins with a woman. A woman whose image is made up of millions and millions of women with the same touching but a little sad fate. She came through a horrible divorce and now is destined to deal with her emotional troubles all by herself. A woman, named Eve, who is more or less pretty ordinary, is almost devastated, pretty miserable and lost. Now she is dealing with the big question, which arises in front of most women who survived a divorce: How to move on?

Enough Said is a story about how Eve tries to move forward, making the most desperate attempts on gathering the pieces of her life, acquiring long lost hope and faith. In the Enough Said movie, hope appears from the most unexpected place. At some lame party Eve meets a man named Albert, who looks pretty ordinary, as well, but only on the first sight. A new feeling is born, an attraction, a sparkle. The new acquaintance of Eve turns out to be much more pleasant than it seemed at first, Albert is smart, funny, great in conversations, and Eve starts to feel something that was long forgotten to her. She feels nice and easy beside him, and she starts to like Albert more and more with every day they spend together.

This sweet romantic tremble lasts until Eve learns out a horrible truth. Eve is a masseuse, and she has a longtime client, close friend, a woman she always looked up to. This woman has been talking to Eve about her ex-husband, talking a lot and far from flattering. So Eve has this terrible image of her friend’s ex, until that very moment when she understands, that this disgusting ex-husband and her sweet, dear Albert is the same person! This is where the awkwardness, misunderstandings and a little of drama begins.

However, there is no romantic comedy without a traditional happy-ending. Enough Said is a classical melodramatic comedy, so the eternal happiness and harmony among the characters is vitally necessary. Despite every obstacle, Eve and Albert end up together, being happier than they could have ever dreamed to be.

The sweet duo of James Gandolfini, who is famous with his role of the main parent in the The Sopranos, and the lesser-known but no less talented and cute Canadian actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus complied a movie, which is perfect for everyone, who likes a good laugh and pure love.

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Moving Swiftly At A Snail’s Pace: Dreamwork’s ‘Turbo’ Movie Trailer

Moving Swiftly At A Snail’s Pace: Dreamwork’s ‘Turbo’ Movie Trailer

Sometimes the slower you go, the faster you reach the finish.

Turbo, like any other cartoon, has a simple, even banal story, where the main characters are winners and villains remain humiliated and defeated. The narration is built upon a life story of the protagonist – a small orange snail named Theo, who prefers to be called Turbo. Funny, cute and charming protagonist instantly evokes sympathy. He has incredibly bright eyes, in which one can see the determination and the ardor of a dream. In all his naiveté, he is incredibly touching. The humor of the movie is meant for little children, so there would be no vulgar jokes that are so often found in today’s animation. Turbo is a wonderful cartoon in all respects. Childishly kind and naive, with a charming character who is impossible not to sympathize with, with a good story at the base, which contains the correct message – Turbo is a perfect combination of traits of a classical animated movie. This is where the actual spirit of a classical animated movie lays – it should be simple, it should be straightforward, it should be heart-warming. All these features and many, many more are hidden behind a simple story about a quick snail. But we all know, what really is behind naïve cartoon characters with no life tragedies and a sonorous name Turbo. There hides a big story, a big drama, a big dream.

Turbo is a usual snail, who toils in the garden. Every day, after senseless and boring hours of labor, he returns back home and watches human TV. He dreams of a great life he sees on the screen, he dreams to drive fast, like a real car. He believes and feels that he was born for something more, than his horrid routine. And one day, when he leaves his little garden, stepping beyond in a desperate search, his dream accidently comes true. And now a big road of change, challenges, dreams and hope lies ahead.

The simplest truths are preached in this movie. There is a big dream, and it shines like a glimpse of heaven for a desperate loser who has nothing besides his dream. For the means of fulfilling this dream, a hopeless loser is willing to swim the World’s ocean, to make the mountains bend and even to acquire hope. The major point of Turbo is that one should never surrender, even in the most desperate attempts to reach the desired, he should go on fighting even more frantically. If you have at least a grain of strength, it should be enough along with faith and the sense of purpose. The image of Turbo develops one of the most important messages an animated child movie should convey – never give up.

Turbo is a stylish, modern animated film, which sparkles with the lights of urbanization, fashion trends and carries an overall scent of the XXI century. It is colorful, vivid, funny, kind, and extremely close. Close to us, to the most ordinary people with the most extraordinary dreams.

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The Early Word On “Need For Speed”

The Early Word On “Need For Speed”

The Early Word On “Need For Speed”

Over the years we tend to see a number of films that are based on video games, or at least which remind us of popular video games. Combat classics like Mortal Kombat and Street Fighter get direct adaptations, and truth be told the line between video games and films is blurring more and more with the cinematic quality of console games these days. Then of course there are films like the upcoming “Runner Runner,” which, while not at all based on games, resonate clearly with gamers. Those who play online poker and gamble at Betfair Arcade, for example, will certainly relate to Justin Timberlake’s character in this film. The character gets in over his head in an online poker game, and with Betfair offering competitive online gaming to millions of players from all over the world, the link is clear.

But recently we’ve gotten wind of a game-to-film adaptation that looks particularly interesting for a number of reasons, from the popularity of the games, to the film trailer, and even the casting. “Need For Speed” is coming to the big screen, and the zillions of fans of the hit racing franchise couldn’t be more excited.

Based directly on the Electronic Arts gaming franchise – which, incidentally, is putting out a new edition of the game, called “Rivals,” this November – the film is directed by Scott Waugh. Aaron Paul (yes, Jesse from “Breaking Bad”) will star as Tobey Marshall, a street racer recently released from prison after being jailed as an innocent man. Marshall heads back to the streets and gets himself wound up in a cross-country street race that he’s using to exact revenge on an old friend.

As far as plot detail, that’s about all we have so far on “Need For Speed,” but the bottom line is that the little we do know seems to be tapping into classic street racing drama archetypes that we all know and love. In fact, the plot alone sounds like something right out of the Fast & Furious franchise, and given that franchise’s dominance of the racing genre of film, perhaps that’s a good thing. One look at the trailer, however, tells us that “Need For Speed” may bring its own brand of realistic drama and life-or-death intensity to popular street racing themes. Plus, with Aaron Paul embarking on his first major project following the end of “Breaking Bad,” we have a feeling we’re in for something enjoyable.

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How to get the Bad Guy look – Walter White style

How to get the Bad Guy look – Walter White style

How to get the Bad Guy look – Walter White style

Walter White was once a mild-mannered husband and father. He was a little depressed, he had money troubles despite working two jobs, one as a high school chemistry teacher the other at a local car wash. Once a successful scientist and researcher with a lot of potential, Walt forfeited his future with Grey Matter for a life in education.

It wasn’t until Walter’s cancer diagnosis and venture into the criminal underworld of producing methamphetamine that he decided the chemistry teacher and generic “dad” look was no longer fit for purpose. He had taken to the streets. He needed a tougher image. He needed a Bad Guy image.

Walter White

So how does a moustachioed timid chemistry teacher successfully pull off the bad guy makeover? Here are six ways to get the drug kingpin look, Walter White style:

1.     Wear dark colours

The first course of action, as with any makeover, is to address the wardrobe. As Walt makes the transition into his new role as a meth cook, he slowly moves away from his traditional green shirt and beige trouser combo and opts to dress entirely in darker colours. Black and dark grey are the colours that say “you will take me seriously”.

2.     Grow trendy facial hair

Nothing sets off a drug kingpin look quite like a goatee beard. Cheap to produce and easy to maintain, a goatee will not only give you a rugged look, but might also take a few years off. Bonus!

3.     Get a skinhead

Given Walt’s heavy chemotherapy treatment, hair loss was somewhat inevitable. However, given that Walt had a big meeting with a sociopathic drug lord named Tuco coming up it was best just to shave the lot off before it started falling out. A look he had maintained long after the chemotherapy treatment.

4.     Get a statement hat

Perhaps Walt’s perception of drug dealers was a little naïve to begin with. Maybe he thought all drug dealers had their own statement accessory, but whatever the reason, Walt opted to go for Porkpie hat and sunglasses combo to bring his Heisenburg character to life.

5.     Pants

It’s not mandatory that your wardrobe makeover includes your underwear section unless, like Walter White, you favour large white Y-fronts. Generally massive white pants aren’t the underwear of choice for Bad Guys, but somehow Walt seems to carry it off pretty well.

6.     Get a flashy new car

There’s only so long you can go on being a meth cook and continue to drive a high school chemistry teacher’s car. Eventually, you’ll have to opt for something more impressive such as a brand new, shiny black Chrysler-300.

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Timberlake & Affleck in the ‘Runner Runner’ Trailer

Timberlake & Affleck in the ‘Runner Runner’ Trailer

Richie had to run faster.

For some incomprehensible reason the stories of someone’s great success make people sad, offending their sense of worth and awakening ache and envy in their hearts. But a gossip about a failure or a scandal about a fiasco of unimaginable scale retrieve a strange feeling in people: it is a passion, a desire, like hunger, which can only be satisfied by someone else’s misfortune. The Runner Runner trailer is not just a succulent story of a great failure, it is also a fascinating thriller about a life we will never know, and which, by a happy accident, flows behind the closed doors of our pleasant homes. And in the place where the Runner – Runner trailer occurs, nothing is permanent, nothing is guaranteed. It all depends on some random favors of iniquitous fortune, which is widely known for its fickleness. This is an exciting thriller about a fiasco, a betrayal, madness and passion. A passion so all-consuming that it will make one to run, run forever, in a futile attempt to catch something that has long disappeared.

The Runner-Runner trailer starts from a man, a boy, to be precise, who hopes to be accepted in a prestigious math school. This boy, Richie (Justin Timberlake), with all his admirable ambitions, inspiring aspirations and a remarkable genius, is completely broke. He has no money to pay for college and he fails in finding some decent job. Richie throws himself into the dangerous world of online gambling, and since that very moment his life becomes a race. The Runner-Runner trailer is a passionate race for excellence, benefit and fortune, which he chooses to run absurdly and madly, until his very last breath. After the big loss, he quits playing safe and under some irrational impulse travels to Costa Rica to come across one of the giants of online gambling for his prominent place. However, the above-mentioned businessman (Ben Affleck) accurately decides not to fight, but to embrace the young genius and offers him a job of his dream. Obviously, being dazzled by the sparkling chic of his life, Richie forgot about safety and conspiracy. Richie’s world gets destroyed as resplendently as it was once created.  The FBI starts an investigation and Richie is their main suspect. The life of a genius of online-gambling suddenly ceases to be so beautiful. This is where the Runner-Runner trailer turns into an insane race – a spectacular, terrifying, vertiginous, exciting and deadly race.

No one knows, how the race ends and what would happen to Richie, but we have to wait impatiently to find out about that. Although, we should not be too hasty. Eventually, the speed might kill. Who knows what happened to Richie?

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Legendary Nelson Mandela Depicted In The ‘Mandela’ Trailer

Legendary Nelson Mandela Depicted In The ‘Mandela’ Trailer

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

There are numerous movies, which were filmed to once again praise the greatness of a particular person or the significance of a certain event. Those movies, which are meant to become memorials, are often overflowed with historical details and can be sometimes frankly boring.  But there are some movies, which are exceptional in all respects. The scenario is flawless, the actors are sincere and life, the picture is vivid and luscious and the story is touching and beautiful. And there are some exceptional movies, which are destined to become a real part of the history. The same refers the new Mandela movie. It is not released yet, and everything we can is to enjoy the Mandela trailer.

It is a marvelous screen adaptation of the biography of the legendary Nelson Mandela and the corresponding political events of the mid-20th century. The Mandela movie is a jewel of South Africa, as is the original story – its pride.

Nelson Mandela has walked the longest walk to freedom, which is known to the mankind. It is a road, which he traveled throughout all his life. He has lost much on the way to reach the beautiful dream of a free and equal nation, but he has probably acquired even more in return. His fame, his recognition, the love and gratefulness of his people, who were at last free, was worth the price they had to pay.

The Mandela trailer tells a story, which is exciting, beautiful, and which touches the deepest bottoms of the soul. It is filmed so thoughtfully and so close to the original story, that the viewer can feel himself to be a part of the most significant event in the history of South Africa and to be a part of the biggest man’s triumph ever seen, also.

Nelson Mandela was born to be a leader, a prophet, a savior of a nation, both of their lives and souls. He was a true patriot, but he was not fond of his country in particular. He was in deepest love with the whole world. He knew the slightest nuances of the humans’ souls, he knew how to reach out to them, he knew, how to make flames of faith from the ashes of hope. Nelson Mandela is an example for everyone, who wants once to make a great deed, to save a life, to protect a belief.

The Mandela trailer illustrates most vividly, how inconceivably hard is to sacrifice everything you have: your beloved wife, your beautiful children, your freedom and your youth for the sake of something much bigger, than a single person could conceive. The Mandela trailer shows his walk to freedom, where he became a man, a husband, a father, a revolutionist, a prisoner, a martyr, a leader, a legend.

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The New Masterpiece – Ridley Scott’s ‘Counselor’

The New Masterpiece – Ridley Scott’s ‘Counselor’

The new masterpiece – Ridley Scott’s “Counselor”

You want to hear a story about a man, who might live just across the street? Imagine, that there lives a talented lawyer, who, being familiar with the law shortcuts, exceeds his authority in the chase for something extra and gets caught up in a very suspicious and, of course, criminal schemes, related to the traffic of an implausible amount of drugs. What is it? This is the new film by Ridley Scott “Counselor”. Counselor Trailer exposes only the key moments of the story line and does it pretty niggardly. The hapless counselor, who has been mercilessly betrayed by his fate, is performed by the matchlessly handsome in his dispassionate manner Michael Fassbender, his naïve sweetheart is tremendous Penelope Cruz. Other characters are not yet completely identified because of the mysterious Counselor Trailer, but the reputation of the actors speaks for itself. On the secondary roles wicked Ridley Scott has chosen none other than Brad Pitt, Javier Bardem and Cameron Diaz.

How do we depict a genuine cinematic masterpiece? How should it look like, what it should be called, what the story line should be, which director should manage it, which actors should be casted? Each person must have his own idea of a work of genius. The new film by Ridley Scott, “Counselor”, due out at 25th of October, will presumably correspond even the most demanding images of the work of cinematic art. Only Counselor Trailer by itself can be called a work of art. The author of “No Country for Old Men”, Cormac McCarthy wrote the screenplay for the “Counselor” and this fact by itself alone suggests that the film will surely be worth special attention.

Naturally, the Counselor Trailer has a story of a gentle and unobtrusive, yet very unhappy love, the illusion of a happy life, which is not destined to ever come true, an odd and unfaithful friendship and, of course, dashed hopes and dreams. Of course, there are some sinister and insidious villains, the power and bloodlust of which has no description, and terrible secrets, the disclosure of which threatens with some dire consequences. The Counselor Trailer would have failed to amaze, if it would be for Ridley Scott and his impeccable status of a great director, for Cormac McCarthy and his reputation as a talented writer, and, evidently, for the actors who has been chosen for the leading roles. It is not yet known who managed the casting, but it is either an unrecognized genius, or someone who sold his soul to the devil.

We rarely see in the cinema an undeniable work of art. There will always be snobs or connoisseurs, who will say that this is plagiarism or bad taste. However, there would hardly be a single person who will come out of the cinema hall on October 25th unhappy or unsatisfied, because the “Counselor” is about to be amazing.

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‘Philomena’: A Life Story, Not a Love Story

‘Philomena’: A Life Story, Not a Love Story

Philomena is not a life story, it is a love story

A touching, tender, poignant Philomena trailer – is a story that actually happened once with some ordinary people and can easily happen again with any of us. Stephen Frears, a born genius of cinematic drama and a winner of two awards at Berlin festival presents to the world another masterpiece with Judi Dench, after the great success of the Queen. The details of the drama has not yet been disclosed the wide audience. However, some key moments of the story line could be seen in the Philomena trailer. Disgraced journalist, who once worked as a representative of the BBC in Moscow, suffers a failure after a failure and gradually becomes a laughing stock among all of his friends and colleagues. He fell into despair, he suffers from severe depression and it seems as if there is no way back on the top. Until one day, completely at random, someone gives him an idea of writing a story about a living person, the story of human interest. Previously, he was opposed to expose details of the personal lives of others to the public, but now, out of desperation, he agrees. What happens next was a complete abruptness for everyone and for him firstly. He gets acquainted with Philomena, whose history touches him so profoundly, he not only writes it down to the tiniest detail, but follows her on the search of her son, who she have not seen in fifty years, since the day he was born.

No matter how amazingly talented, witty and intelligent is the director, no matter what is the scale of literary talent of a screenwriter and no matter whether the actors are able to conquer the viewers around the world with their sincerity and charisma. Movies, base on actual events, posses a kind of special charm, incomparable to any of all the fictional stories. There is a particular reason why this movies with a mark “based on a true story” occupy some special place in the cinematograph. Perhaps, the fascinating attraction of many of these films is explained by the fact that they are similar to our life situations. Others are probably shocking and striking with the realization that this story actually happened with someone in real life.

A wonderful duo of Judi Dench and Steve Coogan on the screen constitutes a unique harmony, making an already thin and delicate film even more affecting. Obviously, this subtlety has been fully appreciated be the greatest connoisseurs of cinematographic art – after the premiere of the Philomena at the Venice festival this year, the audience stood up and applauded to the masterpiece and its creators on their feet. If even the professional met the movie this way, we can only wait for November 1 with bated breath.

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