Summit Entertainment has released “Trailer #2″ for The Brothers Bloom, Rian Johnson‘s follow-up to the critically acclaimed indie high school noir film Brick. I use quotation marks around “Trailer #2″ because the movie trailer is not much different from the original trailer that was released in July before the film got pushed back. The revised trailer includes some new title cards, including “From the Writer/Director of Brick”. I somewhat remember that Summit was criticized on the blogs for not mentioning Johnson’s debut film, which has now become a cult film among film fanatics, in the original trailer release. The trailer also features the addition of some new critic pull quotes, including one from my sometimes hyperbolic friend Alex at FirstShowing.
You might be wondering why I’m posting this trailer if it shows the exact same footage from the first trailer. I’m not quite sure. First of all, its a slow news day. Second, it has been so long (almost 9 months) since that trailer premiered, and with the film beign released in theaters on May 15th (wide on the 29th), I thought it might be good for a refresher. But honestly, I really loved this film . I saw it during my 30-day film festival trip, traveling from Telluride to Toronto to Fantastic Fest. Brothers Bloom definitely ranks up there with some of the other great North American premieres I saw during the trip, such as The Wrestler and Slumdog Millionaire. Hopefully that will give you some indication of how much I enjoyed the movie. And it’s definitely one of the movies that grows on you more with time. I can’t wait to see it again. Watch the revised trailer after the jump.
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Watch the trailer in High Definition on Yahoo. The Brothers Bloom hits theaters on May 15th 2009.