Welcome to Trailer Snark, a weekly column covering trailers for movies that will be released this week with thoughts from our roster of bloggers (Jessica from The Female Perspective, Ken from The Crank File, Jim from The Front Row View, Eric from View from Above, Robert from Cards and Counters, Wayne from The Dope Sheet, and Great Stories founder Chris). Thanks for reading, and enjoy the previews!
All the Money in the World (Sony Pictures) – Biography/Crime/Drama
Rated R for language, some violence, disturbing images and brief drug content
Tag Line: J. Paul Getty had a fortune. Everyone else paid the price.
Starring: Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Williams
Plot: The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.
Running Time: 132 minutes
Molly’s Game (STX Entertainment) – Biography/Drama
Rated R for language, drug content and some violence
Tag Line: None
Starring: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner
Plot: The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.
Running Time: 140 minutes
Phantom Thread (Focus Features) – Drama
Rated R for language
Tag Line: None
Starring: Vicky Krieps, Daniel Day-Lewis
Plot: Set in 1950’s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.
Running Time: 130 minutes
Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool (Sony Picture Classics) – Biography/Drama/Romance
Rated R for language, some sexual content and brief nudity
Tag Line: Love, just like in the movies.
Starring: Jamie Bell, Annette Benning, Vanessa Redgrave
Plot: A romance sparks between a young actor and a Hollywood leading lady.
Running Time: 105 minutes