As much as I wanted to Ex Machina I skipped the annihilation (19459004) in the theaters, partly because the studio's lack of self-confidence seemed to speak this poorly as the movie failed. There were a lot of interesting ideas in the movie, but I do not think they came together as well as in Alex Garland's last movie. That said, there was a peculiarity of the movie that I really loved: the way your score was so often a simple, acoustic guitar. In our sci-fi films we are used to big, far-reaching and very strong electronic music. The introduction of such a warm, physical instrument sets a completely different tone and is disturbing in its own solitary way because it is so unusual.
Of course, also had the Great Annihilation ̵
Take a look at seven trailers from this week.
The Beach Bum
Harmony Korines Succession until Spring Breakers is another rugged beach story filled with larger than life, constantly stoned characters. As far as I can tell, the movie is all about watching Matthew McConaughey play a lazy artist named Moondog, who's carefree, carefree, and honestly sounds great. It will be published on March 29th.
Broad City has returned for one final season, and Comedy Central gave it a first look this week. The first episode debuted on Thursday, but you can have a look at the trailer.
Warner Bros. released a short new teaser for Shazam! this week, which shows a bit more of their combat sequences, and more importantly, the humor of the film, which looks reasonably stupid. It will be published on the 5th of April.
Sony has a documentary about the first all-female crew participating in the Whitbread Round the World regatta race and the doubts they had to overcome for this to happen. The movie is in the direction of Sundance, so there will probably be a release date in the area.
The Umbrella Academy
Netflix has a curious new superhero series that appears as a dysfunctional, comedic feature [19459003X-Men. The first season will be released on February 15th.
Amazon also has its own bizarre version of a superhero series. It's about a rude-looking group of men who decide to defeat a number of superheroes who have used their powers for wealth and glory. The show will come out this summer.
For the most part, Hulu's only praise is that he was the first to take possession of such a stupid but obviously eye-catching title. The show debuts on February 8th.