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In the past few days, I have witnessed two trailers for upcoming films that have really managed to hold my attention. No, not "Old Dogs." Unfortunately.


"A Single Man" is Tom Ford's welcome to the big screen (celebrated figure in fashion, can't remember all the details, did the cover of Vanity Fair where Keira Knightley and ScarJo were naked. Just one look at that trailer and you can tell, right off the bat. The fastitiduous detail! Based on the novel by Christopher Isherwood, it tells the story of an English professor in California in the 1960s who recently lost his gay lover in an accident. Following his life in one day (as you see- November in 1962). Julianne Moore co-stars as his best friend (ultimate best friend!), Matthew Goode as his dead lover in flashbacks and the boy from About a Boy as a student that resembles his lover. That kid really grew up!



Do you think Erie is going to get this? No, no. I'm not sure if this is the edited or unedited trailer. The edited one shows quotes where in the unedited one two guys kiss. SHOCK AND HORROR.

The next trailer has like, my dreamcast of 3 years ago. Natalie Portman, Jake Gyllenhaal and Tobey Maguire. Tobey Maguire supposedly dies in Afghanistan while his shitty brother has to step in and care for his family (Jake Gyllenhaal, who didn't imagine this before?) BUT THEN TOBEY'S NOT REALLY DEAD AND RETURNS WITH A BUNCH OF MENTAL PROBLEMS.



So I'll wait for these and in the meantime mourn the fact I missed my opportunity to see New Moon.

And of course NIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINE.

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  1. Like I mentioned to you elsewhere, A Single Man looks horribly pretentious (like Tom Ford!) yet ridiculously good. Brothers just looks awful, like it wants to be a suspense film but it isn't because it's really a Lifetime film that somehow managed to get currently working actors on board. But w/e.

    p.s. Tom Ford = former creative designer for Gucci. why do I know this? DON'T ASK

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