You know what was missing from 'Adventures in Babysitting?' An R-rating, Jonah Hill, and that kid who played Max in 'Where the Wild Things Are.' Well, everybody, now that we've got our hands on the first trailer for 'The Sitter,' it looks like our prayers have finally bean answered!
So go ahead and check out the first trailer along with the rest of the noteworthy previews we've stumbled across this past week.
What's it about?: A lazy freeloader takes a job babysitting three kids for a night, winds up taking them out into the city so that he can get to a party, everything goes wrong from that point forward and we're pretty sure he grows into a more responsible person along the way.
Who's in it?: Jonah Hill and Sam Rockwell, among others. Directed by David Gordon Green, written by Brian Gatewood and Alessandro Tanaka.
When does it come out?: December 9, 2011.
What do we think of the trailer?: It's been done before, but it could be good for some laughs.
|Looking good.||51 (64.6%)|
|Looking lame.||28 (35.4%)|
What's it about?: A British exchange student falls for an American boy, the girl gets deported after her visa expires, they have to make it work.
Who's in it?: Anton Yelchin, Felicity Jones, and Jennifer Lawrence, among others. Directed by Drake Doremus, written by Drake Doremus and Ben York Jones.
When does it come out?: October 28, 2011.
What do we think of the trailer?: Not a huge Anton Yelchin fan, but it's definitely got some potential.
|Looking good.||18 (42.9%)|
|Looking lame.||24 (57.1%)|
'The Darkest Hour'
What's it about?: Aliens invade Earth to drain our world of energy, a group of unlikely heroes decides to fight back to save the planet.
Who's in it?: Emile Hirsch, Rachael Taylor, and Olivia Thirlby, among others. Directed by Chris Gorak, written by Jon Spaihts.
When does it come out?: December 23, 2011.
What do we think of the trailer?: Digging the invisible aliens, not exactly digging the idea of another alien invasion movie in our future. Also curious as to how the hell they build their own guns.
|Looking good.||30 (58.8%)|
|Looking lame.||21 (41.2%)|
What's it about?: A hack novelist goes on a book tour in a small, backwoods town and gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl. Lo and behold, he starts having dreams about a murdered young girl, he starts using these experiences as material for his next book, and then finds himself far more invested in the unsolved murder case than he could have ever imagined.
Who's in it?: Val Kilmer, Elle Fanning, and Bruce Dern, among others. Written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
When does it come out?: TBA, 2011.
What do we think of the trailer?: Definitely weird, but definitely interested with Coppola's involvement.
|Looking good.||19 (39.6%)|
|Looking lame.||29 (60.4%)|
What's it about?: A vicious Chinese warlord's family is killed and power is stripped when his regime taken over by a subordinate. With nowhere to go and no one to turn to, he winds up on the doors of a Shaolin temple and decides to become a peaceful monk. Eventually his subordinate tracks him down to destroy the temple and kill all the monks, but they fight back with crazy kung-fu action.
Who's in it?: Andy Lau, Nicholas Tse, and Jackie Chan, among others. Directed by Benny Chan, written by Chi Kwong Cheung, Cheung Tan, and Alan Yuen.
When does it come out?: September 9, 2011.
What do we think of the trailer?: Might be worth a rental.
|Looking good.||20 (66.7%)|
|Looking lame.||10 (33.3%)|
So what movie are you most excited to see?