Trailer Round-Up – 3/30/15

Last week was a hard week to follow in terms of trailers.  But this Trailer Round-Up tries its hardest.  In this TRU, Micheal Fassbender takes on the American wild west, Arnold Schwarzenegger protects his zombie daughter, Jake Gyllenhaal enters the ring, Steven Seagal’s hitman takes on one last mission, and Daniel Craig deals with the fallout of Skyfall.  To jump to a specific trailer, click on it’s link below.

Slow West    Maggie    Southpaw    Absolution    Spectre

Slow West

Official Synopsis: At the end of the nineteenth century, 16-year-old Jay Cavendish (Kodi Smit-McPhee) journeys across the American frontier in search of the woman he loves. He is joined by Silas (Michael Fassbender), a mysterious traveler, and hotly pursued by an outlaw along the way.

Slow West hits US theaters April 16, 2015. Directed by John Maclean, it stars Michael Fassbender, Ben Mendelsohn, Rory McCann, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Alex Macqueen, and Brooke Williams.

Slow West movie poster

Maggie

Synopsis: The film tells the story of a deadly zombie virus that has put a plague on the world. When Maggie, a vivacious young woman becomes infected, her father brings her home to let her be with their family. As Maggie’s condition worsens, their relationship is tested, a father’s love holding on stronger than the disease. This heart-wrenching twist on the zombie apocalypse puts a human face on an inexplicable horror.

Maggie screams into US theaters May 8, 2015. Directed by Henry Hobson, it stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Abigail Breslin, Joely Richardson, Laura Cayouette, J.D. Evermore, Denise Williamson, Raeden Greer, and Aiden Flowers.

Southpaw

Synopsis: About tragedy, loss and the painful road to redemption…Billy The Great Hope (Gyllenhaal) is the reigning Junior Middleweight Champion whose unorthodox stance, the so-called Southpaw, consists of an ineloquent, though brutal, display of offensive fighting. One fueled by his own feelings of inadequacy and a desperate need for love, money and fame. With a beautiful family, home and financial security, Billy is on top both in and out of the ring until a tragic accident leaves his wife dead and sends him into a downward spiral. His days now an endless haze of alcohol and prescription drugs, his daughter taken by Child Services and his home repossessed by the bank, Billy’s fate is all but sealed until a washed up former boxer named Tick agrees to take the bereaved pugilist under his wing so long as he agrees to his strict ethos. Relentless and utterly committed to a fighter that thinks as much as he throws punches, Tick rebuilds Billy into a new man: one that is agile, fearsome and uncompromising in the ring while thoughtful, loving and disciplined outside of it. Now, as he works to regain custody of his daughter and mounts a professional comeback, Billy must face his demons head-on as he learns that, sometimes, your greatest opponent can be yourself.

Southpaw fights into US theaters July 31, 2015. Directed by Antoine Fuqua, it stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Rita Ora, Naomie Harris, Tyrese Gibson, Forest Whitaker, and 50 Cent.

Absolution

Official Synopsis: An Operative is recruited by his old boss to take out an Afghan drug dealer named Kamaal. His old boss is concerned that he may try to sell information on the fact that profits from heroin in the world are being split between the powerful families in Afghanistan and the most powerful and secret groups in the US. The operative meets two victims of human trafficking and is convinced that Kamaal and the sex trafficking is somehow linked.

Absolution shoots into US theaters May 15, 2015. Directed by Keoni Waxman, it stars Steven Seagal, Byron Mann, Josh Barnett, Adina Stetcu, Massimo Dobrovic, and Vinnie Jones.

Absolution movie poster

Spectre

Official Synopsis: A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organisation. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.

Spectre will be in US theaters November 6, 2015. Directed by Same Mendes, it stars Daniel Craig, Monica Bellucci, Léa Seydoux, Dave Bautista, Ralph Fiennes, Christoph Waltz, Ben Whishaw, and Naomie Harris.

Spectre movie poster

Which of these films are you looking forward to the most?

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2 thoughts on “Trailer Round-Up – 3/30/15

  1. A heck of a roundup this week Drew. I can’t tell you how much I’m looking forward to Spectre. And that Southpaw movie looks super intense, lots of potential for it to be a strong 2015 entry. I also really really like the look of Maggie. Arnie back in a dramatic role? Sign me up.

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    • Yea, for not being very many, there were definitely some high profile movie trailers. I figured Spectre would be the most anticipated. I agree about Southpaw. Maggie I’m kind of indifferent towards (at least right now) but looks like it should be pretty good.

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