1. A Cure for Wellness
Stellar visuals in the first trailer for Gore Verbinski’s A Cure for Wellness, a film about a young man sent to retrieve his company’s CEO from a mysterious “wellness centre”. Check out the rest of our Best Trailer picks below!
2. Kong: Skull Island
The latest trailer for the latest adaptation of King Kong sees John C. Riley perfectly cast as the Blockbuster’s resident source of comic relief.
Dean Fleischer-Camp’s new film is described as “impressionistic meta-fiction born from the manipulation of hundreds of hours of innocuous uploads to YouTube”. If that isn’t unsettling enough, the trailer is brilliantly set to the unnerving sound of someone jumping on a pogo stick.
Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larrain’s psychological portrait of First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, following the assassination of John F. Kennedy looks like it’ll delve deeper than your standard biopic.
5. Beware the Slenderman
The indie game that swept the Internet would’ve made for a very mediocre horror movie but this documentary about the real-life stabbing of 12-year-old Payton Leutner in the name of Slender Man actually looks interesting.
6. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Dane DeHaan (who also stars in A Cure for Wellness) and Cara Delevingne play universe-saving space operatives in Luc Besson’s adaptation of the French comics series Valérian and Laureline (written by Pierre Christin and illustrated by Jean-Claude Mézières).
This is the film that Martin Scorsese has been trying to make for nearly 30 years! Two Portuguese Jesuit priests search for a missing missionary in feudal Japan.