Mississippi Grind trailer

Half Nelson duo Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck are back this year with Mississippi Grind, an indie drama starring Ben Mendelsohn and Ryan Reynolds as unlikely companions on a gambling road trip.

Along the way, the two men learn all about themselves and each other, and meet all sorts of characters, and reckon with the pasts that haunt them, and all of that usual stuff. But between Boden and Fleck’s eye for detail and Mendelsohn and Reynolds’ appealing chemistry, this one looks a cut above your average road trip flick. Watch the Mississippi Grind trailer after the jump. Read More »

I was able to score a new clip from Adventureland at the Sundance Press Center. The video clip takes place in the 80’s-era Adventureland arcade. Connell (Ryan Reynolds), an aspiring rock star and “the icon of cool to all the kids working at the park”, hits on Em (Kristen Stewart). I’ll be seeing Adventureland in a couple days at the Sundance Film Festival premiere, so check back for the early buzz on the film. Watch the new clip after the jump.

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