As we do often, we’ve got another trailer to share with you today. That’s one of the cool things about Hollywood, they’ve always got another movie to promote and there’s always a new trailer to watch and maybe even enjoy.
Case in point today is a brand new one for Reel Steel starring Hugh jackman and some battling robots. DreamWorks has released a new trailer for the movie and in this one we get to see more of Jackman in action, more fighting robots and, unfortunately, more of the “human story” as well. Sorry, the kid is a bit annoying.
I know the movie can’t be two hours of robots kicking the crap out of each other but at least they could have found a slightly more appealing kid to play, well, the kid. Hey, its probably not as bad as we think it is.
Judge for yourself and check out the trailer after the jump. Reel Steel punches its way into theaters on October 7th.
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About a week ago a colleague of mine asked why in the world I wanted to go see The Box. I explained that I found the premise fascinating. What if you were told that if you pushed a certain button, you would get a million dollars, but there is a catch. When you push the button, somebody you do not know will die. What would you do?
Therein lies the premise of The Box. This is the third film by Richard Kelly, who garnered cult-like status with Donnie Darko (2001), then wide ridicule for his follow up Southland Tales (2006). Lots of movie types were looking toward this movie to determine whether Kelly is a gifted director, or a one hit wonder. I’m sorry to tell you after viewing this convoluted mess, it seems like a case of the director having no clothes. It’s one thing to be a little avant-garde with your vision, another entirely to just throw weird crap in your movie and hope that it sticks.
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