New Trailers: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, The Prom, News of the World, and more

So in between catching up with episodes of Grace and Frankie and watching the presidential debate, I attempted to look at the new Netflix model of Rebecca, which is precisely the sort of flick I’m often one hundred pc right here for. I couldn’t work out why I wasn’t capable of actually get into it, however I feel Josh Rivera’s assessment actually nails it: it’s sort of a boring tackle the story.

It’s a beautiful-looking film, however idk, none of the characters — besides possibly Kristen Scott Thomas’s Mrs. Danvers— has a lot depth. I’m about three-quarters of the method by it and nonetheless ready to really feel the sense of dread I did studying the novel. Maybe the remaining act will carry it residence?

In any occasion, there are rather a lot of nice new trailers to take a look at this week, so I’ll have one thing new to look at quickly.

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Viola Davis stars on this adaptation of August Wilson’s 1984 play, which tells the story of real-life blues singer Ma Rainey. Davis gained Best Supporting Actress for her position in Fences, additionally based mostly on an August Wilson play, and the buzz is robust that she could carry residence an Oscar for this position as effectively. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom additionally stars the late Chadwick Boseman as Levee, one other efficiency producing rather a lot of Oscar discuss. It hits theaters and Netflix December 18th.

The Prom

Based on the Broadway play of the identical title, The Prom has a fully ridiculous all-star forged that features Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Kerry Washington, and Keegan Michael Key. An adolescent in Indiana is banned from attending the promenade along with her girlfriend, then a gaggle of Broadway stars takes up her trigger, partly to assist their sluggish careers. It has feel-good musical written throughout it (and that’s OK! We might use a little bit feel-good proper about now). Directed by Ryan Murphy, The Prom hits Netflix December eleventh.

Wander Darkly

After a harrowing automotive accident, a lady is caught in a dream-like limbo making an attempt to determine the right way to transfer ahead along with her life by confronting the issues in her marriage. Siena Miller and Diego Luna star in Wander Darkly, which debuts on demand December eleventh.

News of the World

Five years after the Civil War, a widower and struggle veteran goes from city to city telling folks the information. He meets a younger woman on the run and tries to assist her attain her household safely. Think Aliens (however Ripley is a man and it’s not in house), or True Grit however with a more kindly father determine. Tom Hanks stars as Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd in News of the World, directed by Paul Greengrass. It’s slated to hit theaters on Christmas.

Dash & Lily

Brace yourselves: Since it’s practically the finish of October the motion pictures developing embody much less horror/scary and are edging towards… the h o l i d a y s! I’ve an expensive pal who loves Hallmark Christmas motion pictures and this time of 12 months I typically should mute his Twitter feed as a result of he’s so fricking JOYFUL. But, Dash & Lily appears cute sufficient to be value enduring the Christmas music on the soundtrack. Based on the younger grownup sequence Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares, it’s the story of two younger individuals who change notes with one another in a shared diary— an epistolary romance, if you wish to actually nail down the style. Dash & Lily arrives on Netflix November tenth.

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