I’m a pretty big Christopher Nolan fan going all the way back to Memento, so this gets me excited. This trailer definitely shows a lot more than the teaser one that came out a few months ago, but it’s still pretty much a teaser. But it’s enough to get me on board. They’re keeping things close to the vest, so I’m not entirely clear on the story or even when it takes place. But either way, I’m super stoked and can’t imagine I won’t be there opening day for this one.
I’m probably more excited about Interstellar than any other movie this year. Nolan is one of my favorite directors and it’s exciting that I don’t know much about this movie yet. We all need a little mystery in our lives. This new trailer does little to tell us what the movie will really be about, but the imagery of a desperate earth looks great. McConaughey doubters need not worry. He was fantastic in Mud and Dallas Buyers Club and I fully expect Nolan’s vision to shine a light on his talent again.
I don’t know, I’m having a hard time getting excited about this. Maybe it’s the way the trailer presents the information. It feels like we’re unnecessarily pulling on heart-strings to get a reaction out of splitting up a family to save humanity. The effects I can see look ok, but unless something changes I may Redbox this one.
Guardians of the Galaxy
This is the movie I’m most looking forward to this summer. I think the trailers have been exceptional. The soundtrack just tells me everything I need to know about the tone of this movie, and I’m on board. I’m a huge Chris Pratt fan and the rest of the cast is great too. Please, please, please movie gods, let this one be as good as it sounds.
I love that movies like this can be made. We live in an age where geekdom is widely accepted, so these heavy sci-fi, most comic-y of comic book movies can finally get the exposure (and budget) they deserve. There will be people who saw more mainstream stuff like Avengers and Spider-Man that will initially reject the movie because it is SO out there. But I have a feeling that it’s going to be good and word will get around. I see the beginning of a cool, unique new franchise.
Ever since the panel at last year’s SDCC, I’ve wondered about this show. I had not previously even heard of the comic books this is based on, so it’s presented to me as a bunch of rag-tag strange heroes doing something about something. So I’m having a hard time getting pumped about this, but based on all of the other Marvel installments that I’ve loved and that it looks to be funny I’m standing firmly behind this one.
I haven’t watched more than the pilot episode of Arrow, but I think it’s probably going to be my summer binge-watch. I’ve just heard too many good things about it. So I don’t know the characters in this trailer other than their comic book counterparts, but I think this looks cool. We’ve come a long way – VFX wise, since the 90’s version of this show and if I like Arrow I’m sure I’ll look at adding this to the weekly rotation as well.
While I anticipate that this will not be a show I really get into, I fully recognize that it’s very well done. It looks great from a visual standpoint, especially for TV. It does get me interested more in The Flash as a character (he’s never really done it for me in the past). If the show ends up being heavily serialized, I’d probably get into it. But networks are too afraid to do that these days. It’s too hard to keep a big audience. So I’ll tentatively check it out.
I know there is a lot of hesitation about shows put out on the WB, but I’ve liked a lot of WB installments. The Flash is no different for me and seems a cut above a lot of them. On par with the Arrow, I think it could be good and I’ll be watching.