It’s Trailer Watch time once more, where we collate all the major trailers of the day into one easily digestible dose! Today we present: Amy, Knock Knock, Batkid Begins and Cooties. So let’s get to it, shall we?
First up we have Amy, the critically acclaimed documentary about the life and career of the late singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse, who died from alcohol poisoning back in 2011. Directed by Asif Kapadia, who made waves with his F1 documentary Senna, the film uses previously unseen archive footage and “seeks to tell the London performer’s tragic story in her own words.”
Check out the trailer for the film which has been lauded at Cannes:
Amy is released in cinemas on July 3rd.
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Switching things up, we next have the trailer for Knock Knock, a home invasion horror-thriller starring Keanu Reeves. Directed by none other than Eli Roth (Hostel, Cabin Fever), the plot is as follows:
Evan (Reeves) seems like the perfect guy. He’s an architect, lives in a beautiful California home, has two kids and a lovely talented wife. One afternoon, the wife and kids go to the beach but Evan has to stay home and work. It’s raining, he’s alone, listening to music, and there’s a knock at the door. Two beautiful young girls (played by Ana De Armas and Lorenza Izzo) are standing in the cold. They’re drenched, lost and just want to come in to dry off and use the phone.
Needless to say what happens next is no joke… Watch the trailer below:
Knock Knock is released in the UK on June 26th.
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On the total opposite side of the scale we next have the trailer for an adorable-looking documentary entitled Batkid Begins: The Wish Heard Around the World, which tells the heart-warming story of a 5-year-old boy with leukemia whose only wish was to be Batman for a day. The documentary looks at exactly why and how this phenomenon took place, which became a big news story worldwide.
Watch the trailer below and prepare to have your heart melted:
Batkid Begins doesn’t have a UK release yet but is set for June 26th in the U.S. We’ll update when a UK date is set.
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Last up, and once again changing up things completely, we have the trailer for action-comedy-horror Cooties, which stars Elijah Wood, Allison Pill, Rainn Wilson, Jack McBrayer (30 Rock), Jorge Garcia (Lost) and Leigh Whannell (Insidious). Here’s the plot:
A mysterious virus hits an isolated elementary school, transforming the kids into a feral swarm of mass savages. An unlikely hero must lead a motley band of teachers in the fight of their lives.
Here’s the trailer:
Like Batkid, this one doesn’t have a UK release but IMDB lists an “internet” (presumably VOD) release on September 18th in the U.S.
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Which of these films appeals to you most?