Origin Trailer

The original programming from YouTube hasn’t quite made the kind of breakthrough that feels like it can compete with the likes of Netflix and Hulu. Sure, Cobra Kai was a step in the right direction, and it turned a lot of heads towards the premium streaming service, but it still had a niche audience. But their next original series looks like it could raise the bar for YouTube programming.

Origin is a new series from the producers of The Crown and Lost which finds a group of passengers on a massive spaceship who were supposed to be on a voyage that allowed them to leave their old life behind for something new. But as we see in the first Origin trailer, suddenly they find themselves abandoned, and there’s something lurking that you don’t want to be trapped on a spaceship with. Read More »

David Mackenzie‘s first movie of 2011, Perfect Sense, was a cerebral end-of-the-world tale in which Ewan McGregor and Eva Green fell in love as the human race slowly lost its senses. Mackenzie’s second film of the year, You Instead, seems to be in many ways its polar opposite: a lighthearted, energetic story about enjoying the hell out of your senses.

Natalia Tena (Tonks from the Harry Potter franchise) and Luke Treadaway (the scrawny pothead from Attack the Block) star as Morello and Adam, leaders of rival bands who find themselves handcuffed together during Scotland’s T at the Park music festival. Watch the trailer and after the jump.

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