Kong: Skull Island Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts Screenwriter: Dan Gilroy, Max Borenstein, Derek Connolly Cast: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, Brie Larson, Jing Tian, Toby Kebbell, John Ortiz, Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Shea Whigham, Thomas Mann, Terry Notary, John C. Reilly Distributor: Warner Bros. Rated PG | 118 Minutes Release Date: March 10, 2017
“Hold onto your butts,” United States Army Lieutenant Colonel Preston Packard (Samuel L. Jackson) proclaims as he and his squad act as a military escort for an expedition team that charts a newly discovered island. You may have heard that line before in Jurassic Park, but the anxiousness that swells over before the outcome is the same nonetheless. In fact, that’s the kind of feeling you get when watching Kong: Skull Island. The unconventional story of the King of the Monsters doesn’t rehash the story that has been retold countless times; instead, it focuses solely on the island itself and the monsters that inhabit it. Check out the full review below.
Fox Searchlight Pictures has released an international trailer for Me and Earl and The Dying Girl.
Based on the Jesse Andrews novel of the same name, the film centers on Greg (Thomas Mann), a high school senior wallflower obsessed with making homemade movies who is coerced into hanging out with a classmate, Rachel (Olivia Cooke), who has just discovered that she has been diagnosed with leukemia. As he begins to spend more time with her, he soon discovers that the bond of friendship has an even deeper meaning than he previously thought. Check out the full trailer below.
Aside from films like Dope and the near-empty attendance of Jupiter Ascending, Sundance attendees couldn’t stop raving about Me and Earl and The Dying Girl. The movie won top honors at the film festival earlier this year, and now it has its first trailer.
The film, from director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (American Horror Story), is based on the Jesse Andrews novel of the same name, which centers around a film obsessed high school senior forced to interact with a classmate who has just been diagnosed with leukemia. Hit the jump to check it out.