Movie: The East
Summary: Ellen Page, Alexander Skarsgard, and Brit Marling star in this story of a private intelligence agent infiltrating a renegade "eco-activist group." The undercover op reveals an extensive, well-armed world of anarchists determined to take down the corporate elite — and a star-crossed love story that could derail the whole plan.
Why We'll See It: Brit Marling is probably one of the more underrated actresses in the industry today, and this looks like yet another intelligently written gem she's adding to her screenwriting and acting oeuvre. Plus, we're kind of into the idea of saying, "We knew her before..." when she gets the recognition she deserves.
Movie: Now You See Me
Summary: After all the bad things Gob Bluth did for magic's reputation, it's about time it got some street cred back. Jesse Eiesenberg and his fellow magicians — sorry, illusionists — use their other-worldly skills to rob banks and turn the world upside-down (making Morgan Freeman very upset).
Why We'll See It: Since all trailers have the exact same formula nowadays, it's hard to tell if this will be as exciting as it promises, but it will probably be fun to watch, even if it makes no lasting impression. Plus, we're huge fans of pretty much everyone on the cast list.
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