Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
First Official Image: Jesse Eisenberg As Lex Luthor In 'Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice' First Official Image: Jesse Eisenberg As Lex Luthor In 'Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice' Watch: First Trailer For Arnold Schwarzenegger's Zombie Pic 'Maggie' With Abigail Breslin Watch: First Trailer For Arnold Schwarzenegger's Zombie Pic 'Maggie' With Abigail Breslin Idris Elba Replaces Jamie Foxx In Harmony Korine's 'The Trap,' Al Pacino, Robert Pattinson, James Franco Also Join Idris Elba Replaces Jamie Foxx In Harmony Korine's 'The Trap,' Al Pacino, Robert Pattinson, James Franco Also Join 10 Terrible Films Starring Great Actors 10 Terrible Films Starring Great Actors Watch: Tom Hanks Acts Out His Filmography In 7-Minutes On 'The Late Late Show' Watch: Tom Hanks Acts Out His Filmography In 7-Minutes On 'The Late Late Show' Watch: Trailer For 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Unrated Blu-Ray Edition, Will Also Feature An Alternate Ending Watch: Trailer For 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Unrated Blu-Ray Edition, Will Also Feature An Alternate Ending New Directors/New Films Review: Jia Zhang-ke Produced 'K' Is A New Take On Franz Kafka's 'The Castle' New Directors/New Films Review: Jia Zhang-ke Produced 'K' Is A New Take On Franz Kafka's 'The Castle' Viggo Mortensen Reveals He Turned Down Quentin Tarantino's 'The Hateful Eight,' Auditioned For 'Reservoir Dogs' Viggo Mortensen Reveals He Turned Down Quentin Tarantino's 'The Hateful Eight,' Auditioned For 'Reservoir Dogs' Watch: First Teaser Trailer For 'Mission: Impossible: Rogue Nation' With Tom Cruise Arrives, If You Choose To Accept It Watch: First Teaser Trailer For 'Mission: Impossible: Rogue Nation' With Tom Cruise Arrives, If You Choose To Accept It Keanu Reeves, Jim Carrey & Jason Momoa Join Ana Lily Amirpour’s Cannibal Love Story ‘The Bad Batch’ Keanu Reeves, Jim Carrey & Jason Momoa Join Ana Lily Amirpour’s Cannibal Love Story ‘The Bad Batch’ Jonathan Nolan Says His Original Ending To 'Interstellar' Was “Much More Straightforward” Jonathan Nolan Says His Original Ending To 'Interstellar' Was “Much More Straightforward” The 25 Best Animated Films Of The 21st Century So Far The 25 Best Animated Films Of The 21st Century So Far 13 Cult Films About Cults 13 Cult Films About Cults The 50 Best Films Of The Decade So Far The 50 Best Films Of The Decade So Far The 25 Best Films Of 2015 We've Already Seen The 25 Best Films Of 2015 We've Already Seen Best Of 2014: The 15 Best Movie Soundtracks Of 2014 Best Of 2014: The 15 Best Movie Soundtracks Of 2014 The 25 Best Horror Films Of The 21st Century So Far The 25 Best Horror Films Of The 21st Century So Far The 20 Best TV Shows Of The 2013/2014 Season The 20 Best TV Shows Of The 2013/2014 Season From Worst To Best: Ranking The Films Of Hayao Miyazaki From Worst To Best: Ranking The Films Of Hayao Miyazaki All The Songs In 'Pitch Perfect' Including La Roux, David Guetta, Azealia Banks, Nicki Minaj & More All The Songs In 'Pitch Perfect' Including La Roux, David Guetta, Azealia Banks, Nicki Minaj & More

Posters For Robert Zemeckis' 'Flight,' Cate Shortland's 'Lore' & David Ayer's 'End Of Watch'

The Playlist By Simon Dang | The Playlist June 8, 2012 at 11:39AM

Here's a trio of posters from three very different helmers: one from a seasoned pro returning to live action after a stint in mo-cap, one following up a superb directorial debut with a foreign-language novel adaptation and the last a genre specialist tackling what he knows best.
2
Flight Lore End Of Watch Posters

Here's a trio of posters from three very different helmers: one from a seasoned pro returning to live action after a stint in mo-cap, one following up a superb directorial debut with a foreign-language novel adaptation and the last a genre specialist tackling what he knows best.

First up is Robert Zemeckis' "Flight" which saw the first trailer drop this week. It looks like quite the character study for star Denzel Washington, who plays an alcoholic pilot who is heralded a hero after a plane accident. Of course, this being Zemeckis, there looks to a fair share of CGI action, with the last shot of the trailer showing a plane flying upside down. It looks like they must have blown the budget on the actual film, as the first poster is as simple as it gets. Not the worst but far from what'd you expect for a film starring one of the biggest box office draws. There's also a strong supporting cast including Don Cheadle, Melissa Leo, John Goodman, Brian Geraghty, Kelly Reilly and Bruce Greenwood. The movie opens on November 2nd.

Next on the agenda is the return of Australia helmer Cate Shortland, who broke onto the scene with "Somersault" back in 2005. The film starred Abbie Cornish and Sam Worthington who both went onto bigger things and the helmer's now back with "Lore," an ambitious German-language adaptation of Rachel Seiffert's novella "Dark Room." The poster sees newcomer Saskia Rosendahl strikingly front and center, featuring in the film as the daughter of an SS commander who must lead her four siblings on a 900km journey across the war-ravaged country to their grandparent's place. The film will premiere at the Sydney Film Festival with a global festival run likely due after that.

Finally, we've got David Ayer's next cop-drama-actioner with "End Of Watch," starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena. The gritty pic features an intimate, visceral, "in your face" POV shooting style and centers on two cops with a long-term friednship who find themselves delving into a world of drug cartel criminals that's much more than they can handle. Ayer's the writer of such films as "Training Day," "The Fast & The Furious" and "S.W.A.T." and has written and directed "Harsh Times" and "Street Kings" so expect something along those lines. Anna Kendrick, Cody Horn, America Ferrara and Frank Grillo co-star. [IMPAwards/IMPAwards/TransmissionFilms]

Zemeckis Flight Poster
Shortland Lore Poster
Ayer End Of Watch Poster

This article is related to: Robert Zemeckis, Denzel Washington, Cate Shortland, Lore , David Ayer, End of Watch, Flight


The Playlist

The obsessives' guide to contemporary cinema via film discussion, news, reviews, features, nostalgia, movie music, soundtracks, DVDs and more.


Check out Indiewire on LockerDome on LockerDome

E-Mail Updates