November 28th, 2007

Slartibartfast

Orphanage, Sweeney Todd, Other Boleyn Girl, Pirates Who Don't Do Anything, Eye, Youth Without Youth

The Orphanage - El Orfanato     HD480p 42MB   HD720p 103MB
Supernatural horror thriller from Spain that centres on a woman who purchases her beloved childhood orphanage with dreams of restoring and reopening the long abandoned facility as a place for disabled children. Once there, Laura discovers that the new environment awakens her son's imagination, but the ongoing fantasy games he plays with an invisible friend quickly turn into something more disturbing.
The movie gets heavily promoted by the fact that Guillermo del Toro is one of the producers. It's also Spain's official entry for next year's Best Foreign Language movie.

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street     Clip1   Clip2   Clip3   Clip4   Clip5   Clip6   Clip7   Clip8   Clip9    Feat1   Feat2   Feat3    BTS1   BTS2
Nine clips, three featurettes, and a two-part behind-the-scenes file for the big-screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's musical thriller directed by Tim Burton. Please decide for yourself if you want to see so much footage beforehand or if you wait until the theatrical release. Or, let's say, download only half of the clips. Watch the files online.
The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd (Johnny Depp), who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett (Helena Bonham Carter). Also part of the cast are Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall and Sacha Baron Cohen.

The Other Boleyn Girl     18 MB
Differently cut UK trailer for this historical drama set in the 16th century that tells the story of two beautiful sisters, Anne (Natalie Portman) and Mary (Scarlett Johansson) Boleyn who, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the handsome and passionate King Henry VIII (Eric Bana). While both women eventually share the king's bed, only one will ascend to the throne for a brief and turbulent reign that ends tragically with a swing of the executioner's sword. Kristin Scott Thomas and Mark Rylance are also part of the cast. Based on the novel by Philippa Gregory, screenplay by Peter Morgan (The Queen, The Last King of Scotland).

The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie     14 MB
I believe there were some fans (and I have to admit its simplicity has something) so from the VeggieTales franchise, the full trailer for the comic misadventures of three animated veggie pals (Larry the Cucumber, Mr. Lunt and Pa Grape) who reluctantly set sail for adventure and discover that real heroes don't have to be tall, strong, handsome ... or even human.

The Eye     HQ QT 47MB   HD WMV 77MB
The full trailer for this remake of an Asian horror thriller in which Jessica Alba plays an accomplished, independent, LA-based concert violinist. She is also blind, since a childhood tragedy but is finally able to undergo a double corneal transplant to have her sight restored. After the surgery, a doctor (Alessandro Nivola) and her older sister (Parker Posey) help her with the difficult adjustment since she now seems to be able to see into the supernatural world.

Youth Without Youth     HD480p 41MB   HD720p 104MB
Yahoo didn't just make the European trailer available, oh no, they also released an entirely different US trailer for Francis Ford Coppola's new movie, a romantic mystery thriller based on the novella from Mircea Eliade.
Movie stars Tim Roth as a professor whose life changes after being struck by lightning during the dark years prior to World War II. He suddenly gets noticeably younger. Becoming a fugitive, he is pursued through far-flung locations including Romania, Switzerland, Malta and India. Further cast members are Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara and André Hennicke.