Monthly Archives: January 2019

US Trailer for Hong Sangsoo’s ‘Hotel by the River’

Hong Sangsoo's B&W Drama

The Cinema Guild has delivered the official US trailer and poster for Hong Sangsoo’s latest film, titled Hotel by the River (aka Gangbyeon Hotel).

This B&W drama about life, love, death, and family, premiered at the Locarno, Toronto, and New York Film Festivals last year.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Glass’ Wins MLK Holiday with $40M Debut

Over the Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend, M. Night Shyamalan’s Unbreakable/Split follow-up brought in $40.6 million domestically. Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis, and James McAvoy, the twisty comic book drama would become the third best MLK weekend earner of all time behind 2014’s Ride Along and 2015’s American Sniper.

First ‘John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum’ Trailer is Here

The Third Film In The Franchise

Lionsgate has released the first trailer for John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, the third movie in the franchise starring Keanu Reeves as the titular hitman.

Halle Berry, Jason Mantzoukas, Ian McShane, Anjelica Huston, Laurence Fishburne, Robin Lord Taylor, Asia Kate Dillon, Randall Duk Kim, and Lance Reddick will all join the kill-happy ensemble.

‘The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot’ Trailer

Robert D. Krzykowski’s Indie Film

RLJE Films has released the official trailer for The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot with Sam Elliott starring.

Written and directed by first-time filmmaker Robert D. Krzykowski, the movie revolves around the old soldier who is asked to save the world by killing once again.

Official US Trailer for Claire Denis’ Sci-Fi Drama ‘High Life’

Claire Denis’ Sci-Fi Drama

A24 has released their full-length trailer for High Life, the English-language debut of French filmmaker Claire Denis, starring Robert Pattinson and Juliette Binoche.

Also starring André Benjamin, Mia Goth, Lars Eidinger, Agata Buzek, and Claire Tran, this low budget film premiered at the Toronto Film Festival to rave reviews and will open in select US theaters starting April 12th.

US Trailer for Hu Bo’s First and Final Film ‘An Elephant Sitting Still’

Hu Bo's First And Final Film

The U.S. trailer has arrived for Hu Bo’s slow-moving drama An Elephant Sitting Still, which unfolds during the course of one day and follows the intertwined struggles of its characters.

The directorial debut and (sadly) the last film of the Chinese author-turned-filmmaker Hu Bo debuted in February 2018 at the 68th Berlin Film Festival and went on to be honored with the FIPRESCI prize,

Watch Official Trailer for Russian-Kazakh Film ‘Ayka’

Russian-Kazakh Film

The Match Factory has released an official trailer for the social drama Ayka (Айка), which has been shortlisted together with eight other films for the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film.

At the Cannes Film Festival in May, the film won the Best Actress award for Samal Yeslyamova’s portrayal of a young immigrant from Kyrgyzstan struggling for survival in Russia.