December 11, 2012


A few new posters have made their way online.  Briefly:

  • Jack the Giant Slayer – A new poster for director Bryan Singer’s fantasy epic gives the audience perspective on the size difference between Nicholas Hoult’s Jack and those pesky Giants.  The film opens in 3D on March 1st.
  • Side Effects – An excellent teaser poster for director Steven Soderbergh’s upcoming psychological thriller has fun with the film’s pharmacology premise while at the same time giving a chilling glimpse at Rooney Mara as the lead.  The film opens on February 8th.
  • Oz the Great and Powerful – The Japanese poster for director Sam Raimi’s prequel to The Wizard of Oz brings new meaning to the word “colorful.”  The film opens in 3D on March 8th.

Hit the jump to check out the posters.

Via Yahoo!


Here’s the official synopsis for Jack the Giant Slayer:

Jack the Giant Slayer tells the story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once lost, forcing the young man, Jack, into the battle of his life to stop them. Fighting for a kingdom, its people, and the love of a brave princess, he comes face to face with the unstoppable warriors he thought only existed in legend—and gets the chance to become a legend himself.

Via Huffington Post.


Here’s the official synopsis for Side Effects:

SIDE EFFECTS is a provocative thriller about Emily and Martin (Rooney Mara and Channing Tatum), a successful New York couple whose world unravels when a new drug prescribed by Emily’s psychiatrist (Jude Law) – intended to treat anxiety – has unexpected side effects.

Via IMP Awards.


Here’s the official synopsis for Oz the Great and Powerful:

Disney’s fantastical adventure “Oz The Great and Powerful,” directed by Sam Raimi, imagines the origins of L. Frank Baum’s beloved character, the Wizard of Oz. When Oscar Diggs (James Franco), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz, he thinks he’s hit the jackpot–fame and fortune are his for the taking–that is until he meets three witches, Theodora (Mila Kunis), Evanora (Rachel Weisz) and Glinda (Michelle Williams), who are not convinced he is the great wizard everyone’s been expecting. Reluctantly drawn into the epic problems facing the Land of Oz and its inhabitants, Oscar must find out who is good and who is evil before it is too late. Putting his magical arts to use through illusion, ingenuity–and even a bit of wizardry–Oscar transforms himself not only into the great and powerful Wizard of Oz but into a better man as well.

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