TIFF Trailers: THE RIOT CLUB, A SECOND CHANCE and Two More

With the announcement of initial selections for the Toronto International Film Festival, the producers and distributors are now in the business of highlighting their premieres with images and trailers.

So let’s spotlight some of them, thanks to TIFF’s YouTube account.

Lone Scherfig’s latest The Riot Club is based on the hit play Posh,

TIFF 2014 Lineup Announced; A LITTLE CHAOS to Close Fest

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The Toronto International Film Festival announced 48 Gala and Special Presentation films Tuesday morning. Over 200 films are expected to be announced in the following weeks. The majority of them are world premieres.

So far it’s an impressive list of films including the Benedict Cumberbatch‘s The Imitation Game, Mia Hansen-Løve‘s Eden, Noah Baumbach‘s While We’re Young, Abel Ferrara‘s Willem Dafoe-led Pasolini biopic,

SLC PUNK! Sequel Gets Teaser Trailer

Here’s the first teaser for the SLC Punk! sequel Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2 with Heroine Bob back from the grave in the trailer – Bob always gonna be a Bob, in this world or another.

Four original cast members: Devon Sawa, Adam Pascal, James Duval and Michael Goorjian return to reprise their roles of Sean, Eddie, John the Mod and Heroin Bob.

An Extended Trailer for Ghibli’s WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE

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Hey, animation geeks, the latest film from Studio Ghibli, titled When Marnie Was There (Omoide no Marnie) finally gets the full-length feature trailer to coincide with the opening cinema date in Japan on July 19th.

on July 19.

This one sets up a great deal of the story of a young girl who makes her first true friend, unlike the first one that was more of a music video for the film’s primary song, by Priscilla Ahn.

First Trailer for Stephen Daldry’s TRASH Starring Rooney Mara

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Following in the footsteps of Danny Boyle, Stephen Daldry’s professional interests range from Olympics opening ceremony to children from the Third World struggling every day just to survive. Another similarity between two Olympic ceremony bosses is that they often turn in award-worthy pictures.

Daldry’s latest drama, Trash is a good example on the above mentioned.

PREDESTINATION First Trailer Starring Ethan Hawke

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Today comes the first trailer for Australian time-travel thriller Predestination, starring Ethan Hawke and Sarah Snook, the follow-up movie to Spierig Bros.’ vampire thriller Daybreakers.

The film premiered at SXSW this year and  is set to open the Melbourne International Film Festival, before receiving a wide release on August 28th.

THE IMITATION GAME Trailers Starring Benedict Cumberbatch

The Weinstein Company has released two trailers for one of this year’s most anticipated films, the Benedict Cumberbatch-starring WW2 drama The Imitation Game, also starring Kiera Knightley and Charles Dance.

Sherlock star Cumberbatch portrays Alan Turing, the genius British cryptanalyst whose expertise cracked Germany’s Enigma Code and helped the Allies win WWII, but his homosexuality made him a target of persecution.