The official US trailer version (and a couple of clips) for this wonderfully cheesy looking swords-and-sandal film that takes place during the final days of the Roman Empire. A young Romulus Augustus (Thomas Sangster) flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters. Colourful cast includes Colin Firth, Ben Kingsley, Aishwarya Rai, Alexander Siddig, John Hannah, Peter Mullan and Iain Glen.
And When Did You Last See Your Father? 13 MB
Drama from the UK that recounts a son's relationship with his dying father in the weeks prior to his passing. The father is played by Jim Broadbent, Colin Firth plays the son who is desperately looking to the past for answers. Supporting cast includes Juliet Stevenson, Gina Mckee and Claire Skinner. Directed by Anand Tucker (Shopgirl, Hilary and Jackie). Based on the autobiographical book from Blake Morrison.
The Golden Compass HD480p 16MB HD720p 39MB BTS 12MB
Another teaser for the big screen adaptation of the first story in Pullman's "His Dark Materials" trilogy. At the centre of the story is Lyra, a 12-year-old girl who starts out trying to rescue a friend who's been kidnapped by a mysterious organization known as the Gobblers - and winds up on an epic quest to save not only her world, but ours as well. Movie re-unites Daniel Craig and Eva Green and also stars Nicole Kidman, Sam Elliott and Ian McShane. Directed by Chris Weitz (About a Boy). Additionally, five minutes of behind-the-scenes production footage that surfaced some time ago.
Rush Hour 3 HD480p 32MB HD720p 78MB
Another trailer for the third instalment of the series. This time Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker go to France where they inadvertently get mixed up with the Chinese Triad crew. Vinnie Jones, Yvan Attal, Hiroyuki Sanada, Roman Polanski and Max von Sydow are also part of the cast.
In the Shadow of the Moon HD480p 31MB HD720p 102MB Sington/Scott 25MB
Documentary in which the surviving crew members from NASA's Apollo missions tell their story in their own words accompanied by visually stunning archival material re-mastered from the original NASA film footage. Also, an unscripted interview between director David Sington and one of the twelve men who have walked on the moon Dave Scott, recorded this year in Sundance where the doc won the Audience Award for documentaries.
The Apple site (and also Yahoo) added about 50 trailers in the last week or so. I've written about most of them before, here's a selection of notable hi-def versions of previously posted trailers.
No Country for Old Men HD480p 37MB HD720p 107MB
Tense crime drama from the Coen Brothers that follows Llewelyn Moss (Josh Brolin), a husband out hunting near the Rio Grande who comes across a drug deal gone sour — leaving behind a cache of heroin, two million dollars and several bodies. When two more men end up murdered, the local Sheriff (Tommy Lee Jones) realizes Moss and his wife need protection. Things turn dangerous when various men, ranging from ruthless freelancers to ex-Special Forces members, turn up to find out the truth and destroy all evidence. Javier Bardem, Kelly Macdonald and Woody Harrelson are also part of the cast.
Death at a Funeral HD480p 36MB H720p 101MB
Funny looking black comedy in which chaos ensues when a man tries to expose a dark secret regarding a recently deceased patriarch of a dysfunctional British family.
Directed by Franz Oz (Little Shop of Horrors, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Bowfinger). Among the cast members are Matthew Macfayden, Rupert Graves, Peter Dinklage and Alan Tudyk.
In the Valley of Elah HD480p 42MB HD720p 116MB
Paul Haggis' dramatic war thriller about a war veteran (Tommy Lee Jones), his wife (Susan Sarandon) and the search for their son, a model soldier who recently returned from Iraq but has mysteriously gone missing, and the police detective (Charlize Theron) who helps in the investigation.
Margot at the Wedding HD480p 37MB HD720p 104MB
Comedic drama about a dysfunctional family from writer/director Noah Baumbach (The Squid and the Whale). It's described as an "unflinchingly honest story about coming to terms with one's family and oneself, a comedic and heartbreaking journey." Cast and probably family members include Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jack Black, John Turturro and Ciarán Hinds.
Charlie Bartlett HD480p 33MB HD720p 111MB
Comedy about a rich teenager (Anton Yelchin) who becomes the self-appointed psychiatrist to the student body of his new high school. Hope Davis plays his mother and Robert Downey Jr. the world-weary Principal of the high school.