Trailer Thursday – Selfless, The Road Within, Aloha, Welcome to Me, Love & Mercy

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There were a few NEW trailers that came out this week for movies that I hadn’t seen trailers for yet. I’m excited about quite a few of them.


Release Date: July 31, 2015
Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy

In this provocative psychological science fiction thriller, an extremely wealthy man (Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley) dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness into the body of a healthy young man (Ryan Reynolds). But all is not as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body’s origin and the secret organization that will kill to protect its cause.(C) Focus

Directed By: Tarsem Singh
Ben Kingsley, Ryan Reynolds, Matthew GoodeMichelle Dockery, Natalie Martinez, Victor Garber, Derek Luke



The Road Within

Release Date: July 6, 2015
Running Time: 1 hr. 40 min.
Genre: Drama, Comedy
After the passing of his mother, Vincent (Robert Sheehan), a young man with Tourette’s, finds himself at a center for those dealing with similar psychological disorders. Soon, he finds company in Marie (Zoë Kravitz), a young woman at the center for her anorexia, and Alex (Dev Patel), his OCD-stricken roommate. These unlikely companions, with clashing personalities, find themselves on a three-day journey, making for hilarious antics and unexpected new friendships. With Dr. Rose (Kyra Sedgwick), the head of the center, and Vincent’s father (Robert Patrick) in pursuit, Vincent, Marie and Alex find they’re perfectly capable of living their lives according to their own rules, while breaking some others in the meantime in this coming of age road comedy. (C) Well Go USA
Directed By: Gren Wells
Starring: Robert Sheehan, Zoë Kravitz, Dev Patel, Robert Patrick, Kyra Sedgwick




Release Date: May 29, 2015
Rated: Unrated
Genre: Action & Adventure, Comedy
Bradley Cooper stars as a defense worker who teams up with a pilot (Emma Stone) to stop a satellite launch in this romantic comedy from Cameron Crowe. Rachel McAdams co-stars.
Directed By: Cameron Crowe
Starring: Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams

Love & Mercy

Release Date: June 5, 2015
Rated: PG-13
Running Time: 2 hr.
Genre: Drama

LOVE & MERCY presents an unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys. Set against the era defining catalog of Wilson’s music, the film intimately examines the personal voyage and ultimate salvation of the icon whose success came at extraordinary personal cost. (C) Roadside Attractions

Directed By: Bill Pohlad
Starring: Paul Dano as Brian Wilson–younger, John Cusack as Brian Wilson–older, Paul Giamatti as Dr. Eugene Landy, Elizabeth Banks as Melinda Ledbetter WilsonBill Camp as Murry WilsonErin Darke as Marilyn WilsonBrett Davern as Carl WilsonKenny Wormald as Dennis WilsonJake Abel as Mike LoveGraham Rogers as Al JardineMax Schneider as Van Dyke ParksJonathan Slavin as Phil Spector



Welcome to Me

Release Date: May 1, 2015
Genre: Drama, Comedy
A woman suffering from dissociative personality disorder (Kristin Wiig) uses her lottery windfall to produce a cable access talk show in a desperate and single-minded quest to become famous. Tim Robbins, Linda Cardellini, and Jennifer Jason Leigh co-star in a film produced by Will Ferell and Adam McKay.
Directed By: Shira Piven

Starring: Kristen Wiig as Alice KliegJames Marsden as RichLinda Cardellini as GinaWes Bentley as GabeJennifer Jason LeighAlan TudykTim Robbins as Dr. MoffatJoan CusackThomas Mann


What one are you looking forward to seeing?