After taking a 13-year sabbatical from feature directing, comedy legend John Landis is back with the black comedy Burke and Hare, which stars Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis (sans CG, looking like himself!) as notorious 19th century criminals William Burke (Pegg) and William Hare (Serkis), who committed a series of murders in order to sell their victims' bodies to science. Watch three new clips from the September release and decide: Is Landis back in fine comic form?
The first trailer for The Adventures of Tin Tin doesn't so much explain, well, anything, as it does establish a first look at the unique visual world director Steven Spielberg created for the motion-captured adventure. Otherwise? Spielberg and Paramount Pictures have a lot of work to do to introduce the Belgian boy hero to American audiences.
The folks at WETA Digital took to the internet Wednesday to unveil an in-depth first look at this August's franchise reboot Rise of the Planet of the Apes in a live-stream chat, confirming Charlton Heston's worst fears: Hordes of damn, dirty (and pretty photorealistic) CG apes will definitely be invading the streets of San Francisco this summer. The first Rise of the Planet of the Apes trailer will premiere on Apple/iTunes Thursday, no doubt featuring more of the impressive visual effects shared in the preview; hit the jump for the nine most compelling insights, revelations, and concept art peeks revealed by the WETA effects team and star Andy Serkis.