Passionate about movies, sports and writing, Ryan hails from Bend but lives in Springfield now. He earned his college degree in journalism from the University of Oregon and hopes to one day write a novel. He also enjoys sunsets and long walks on the beach.
A24 Films and DirectTV have released the first Slow West trailer. The western stars Kodi Smit-McPhee as an immigrant traversing the American frontier in search of the woman he loves. After encountering a gang of bounty hunters, he works with a mysterious loner (Michael Fassbender), to fend them off and continue on his journey. This trailer started out as a conventional western and then quickly morphed into a dark comedic tale that I don't think I've ever seen. I love westerns and this looks refreshingly unique. Slow West will premiere on DirecTV on April 16, and will be released in theaters and on iTunes on May 15.
The first trailer for Maggie has been released. Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as Wade, a small-town farmer who's devastated to find out his daughter Maggie (Abigail Breslin) is infected. Even though she grows increasingly dangerous as her condition worsens, Wade vows to defy the authorities and protect her no matter what. This movie really intrigues me. First, it's a zombie movie we haven't seen which is rare and second, look at Arnie stretching his acting muscles. This looks like a strong, understated performance from Arnold and I can't wait to see it. Maggie opens in limited release on May 8.
Entourage Trailer #2
The second trailer for Entourage has been released. Adapted from the HBO show, the film follows VInce and his buddies as they try to get a big-budget movie off the ground with newly-appointed film executive and former agent of Vince, Ari Gold to deal with. I liked the show, but the first trailer didn't really do anything for me and this new one doesn't really change my enthusiasm one way or another. But you do get a look at the dozens of celebrity cameos so maybe that will do something for you. Entourage opens June 5.