July 2, 2013

A few new posters have landed online for some upcoming films.  Briefly:

  • Pacific Rim – Two more “character” posters for Guillermo del Toro’s new film focus on the Australian Jaeger “Strike Eureka” and the vicious Kaiju “Leatherback.”  The film opens on July 12th.
  • Rush – A couple of new international posters for Ron Howard’s F1 racing drama, starring Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Bruhl, and Olivia Wilde.  The film opens on September 20th.
  • Lovelace – A teaser poster for the upcoming biopic of the famous porn star, with Amanda Seyfried taking on the title role.  The film opens on August 9th.
  • The Wizard of Oz IMAX 3D – Fresh off of yesterday’s trailer debut, a new poster has been released for the IMAX 3D re-release of the classic.  The film opens on September 20th.

Hit the jump to take a look at the posters.

Via Facebook.



Here’s the official synopsis for Pacific Rim:

When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity’s resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. But even the Jaegers are proving nearly defenseless in the face of the relentless Kaiju. On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice but to turn to two unlikely heroes—a washed up former pilot (Charlie Hunnam) and an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi)—who are teamed to drive a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger from the past. Together, they stand as mankind’s last hope against the mounting apocalypse.

Via IMP Awards.



Here’s the official synopsis for Rush:

Set against the sexy and glamorous golden age of Formula 1 racing, RUSH portrays the exhilarating true story of two of the greatest rivals the world has ever witnessed—handsome English playboy James Hunt and his methodical, brilliant opponent, Niki Lauda.  Taking us into their personal lives on and off the track, RUSH follows the two drivers as they push themselves to the breaking point of physical and psychological endurance, where there is no shortcut to victory and no margin for error.

Via Radius.


Here’s the official synopsis for Lovelace:

In 1972—before the internet, before the porn explosion—Deep Throat was a phenomenon: the first scripted pornographic theatrical feature film, featuring a story, some jokes, and an unknown and unlikely star, Linda Lovelace. Escaping a strict religious family, Linda discovered freedom and the high-life when she fell for and married charismatic hustler Chuck Traynor. As Linda Lovelace she became an international sensation—less centerfold fantasy than a charming girl-next-door with an impressive capacity for fellatio. Fully inhabiting her new identity, Linda became an enthusiastic spokesperson for sexual freedom and uninhibited hedonism. Six years later she presented another, utterly contradictory, narrative to the world—and herself as the survivor of a far darker story.

Via Moviefone.


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