Here’s the trailer for The Assistant, starring Ozark‘s Julia Garner as …. well, as an assistant.
(Of course, the correct term in administrative professional.)
I’m usually pretty skeptical of late January/early February releases but this trailer looks pretty good and the film’s been well-reviewed by some sites and people whose opinions I generally respect. I’ve worked as an assistant in an office so, to a certain extent, I could relate to the trailer. Of course, my experiences were never as bad as Julia Garner’s appear to have been. For instance, it recently occurred to me that I’ve never had an employer yell at me. Apparently, that makes me unique or something.
Anyway, prepare to take a journey into wage slavery with the trailer for The Assistant!
You would think that I would be super excited about the fact that my favorite MCU character, the Black Widow, is finally getting her own solo film. (That Brie Larson’s anemic Captain Marvel got her solo film before the Black Widow is an injustice that I’ll never get over.) And I guess I am excited. The trailer, which you can watch below, is pretty good. It looks like an attempt to bring some Bourne/007 action to MCU and that would seem like the perfect approach to take to the character.
If I’m less than enthusiastic, it’s because 1) I’m still upset over what happened to the Black Widow in Avengers: Endgame and 2) this film is a prequel as opposed to a sequel. Which means that, despite starring Scarlett Johansson, the film is not going to open with the Natasha coming back to life. (You have to wonder if, with recent events. anyone in the MCU regrets killing off one of their best characters as opposed to letting Jeremy Renner’s archer take the fall.) Florence Pugh, in Black Widow, is playing a character who apparently took over the Black Widow name in the comic books so here’s my fear: the film will feature a mid-credits scene of Florence Pugh at Natasha’s grave, announcing that she’ll carry on her legacy. That’s my fear.
Y’know, I could write up a thousand words or so about this trailer but let’s be honest. That’s not why you clicked on this link. You want to watch the damn trailer and I don’t blame you! Here it is:
Anyway, I’m not going to pretend that I really understand every single thing that’s excited everyone else about this trailer. I mean, it looks like an entertaining movie and Adam Driver looks really good as Kylo Ren but, as I’ve mentioned in the past, I’m not really a huge Star Wars person. That said, this looks like it’ll have some exciting moments and I’m looking forward to seeing it. I’m not looking forward to all the twitter debates about whether or not the film is actually good or not but that’s just a part of life.
Here’s the trailer for Spies in Disguise, an upcoming animated film that’s going to be released on Christmas! So, who knows? If you’re spending the holidays with the family, you may end up having to watch this. That said, this movie might be kind of fun. Will Smith getting turned into pigeon definitely has potential.
Sorry, everyone! I’ve been so busy this week that I’m a little bit late in sharing this trailer. All apologies!
Without any further delay, here’s the trailer for The Invisible Man, which features Elisabeth Moss being menaced by her abusive ex! It appears that, having faked his own death, he is using a formula designed by Moss to torment her without being seen! Seriously, he couldn’t even come up with his own invisibility formula? What a jerk!
This comes out on February 28th so, if you have a bad Valentine’s Day next year, just remember that you have this to look forward to!
Out of nowhere tonight, we suddenly got the first trailer for Christopher Nolan’s next film. Tenet is a project that has been shrouded in secrecy. All we know for sure is that it’s an espionage epic of some sort and that it stars John David Washington and Robert Pattinson.
And now, we have a trailer, which features Washington doing …. stuff. It’s hard to say what he’s doing, of course. It’s an enigmatic teaser, which shouldn’t come as a surprise since this is a Nolan production.