5 movie trailers you might have missed

2017-09-07 12:40

Cape Town – It is peak movie time with festival season in full swing. 

Some of the most buzz-worthy films have premiered at Telluride and Venice Film Festivals while the Toronto Film festival's line-up boasts even more titles. 

Also in the upcoming release slates are sequels from the Insidious franchise and Daddy's Home

Here are some of the must-see trailers of the week:

Lady Bird

Greta Gerwig's feature debut premiered at the Telluride Film Festival.

The film centres on Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) who fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom (Laurie Metcalf), a nurse working tirelessly to keep her family afloat after Lady Bird’s father (Tracy Letts) loses his job.

Watch the trailer here:


The Scott Cooper period drama also debuted at the Telluride Film Festival. 

The film centres on a US Cavalry officer Captain Blocker (Christian Bale) who is ordered to accompany a Cheyenne war chief and his family back to their tribal lands in Montana.

Watch the trailer here:


The Dee Rees film premiered at Sundance Film Festival earlier this year to great acclaim.

Set in the rural American South during World War II is a story of two families pitted against one another by a ruthless social hierarchy.

Watch the trailer here:

Insidious: The Last Key

The fourth instalment in the Insidious franchise.

The film is set years before the events from the previous films and follows Elise Rainier (Lin Shaye), in her youth in New Mexico, that begins to be haunted by a malevolent and demonic spirit in their own house, pushing her deeper into the Further.

Watch the trailer here:

Daddy's Home 2

In the sequel to the 2015 global smash, father and stepfather, Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) and Brad (Will Ferrell) have joined forces to provide their kids with the perfect Christmas. Their newfound partnership is put to the test when Dusty’s old-school, macho Dad (Mel Gibson) and Brad’s ultra-affectionate and emotional Dad (John Lithgow) arrive just in time to throw the holiday into complete chaos.

Watch the trailer here:

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