Must Watch: First Trailer for Rian Johnson's Brothers Bloom
by Alex Billington
July 24, 2008
Right smack in the middle of Comic-Con, Summit has decided to release the first trailer for Rian Johnson's second film - The Brothers Bloom. If you're not familiar with Rian Johnson, he's the guy who brought us the fantastic indie movie Brick a few years back. I'm not even sure what's going on in this, but this looks pretty wacky. Maybe that's a good thing? Johnson's Brick was "wacky" in a mainstream sense so maybe this trailer just wasn't capturing all of the finer points. Either way, I really hope this turns out great since I loved Brick and love the cast: Adrien Brody, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel Weisz, and Rinko Kikuchi. And if you're not at Comic-Con and can decipher this trailer, please make sure to let us know. Otherwise, fire it up below and tell us if you think this will be even remotely as good as Brick or if Johnson is headed down the same troubled path as Richard Kelly.
Watch the first trailer for The Brothers Bloom:
The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. Now they've decided to take on one last job - showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress the time of her life with a romantic adventure that takes them around the world.
Reader Feedback - 23 Comments
CHICKImonkey on Jul 24, 2008
I like Rachel Weisz. Why not.
vu on Jul 24, 2008
Goudos on Jul 24, 2008
looks weird but in a good way
Valeska on Jul 24, 2008
Thank you Rachel Weisz for taking this movie and not the Mummy...4? I'm looking forward to this... and pissing on the Mummy 4 poster. Sorry Brendon - ur too desperate.
Nick Sears on Jul 24, 2008
Lousy trailer, but it looks like a good film. I love Brick as well as con movies, so I'm looking forward to this.
Alyx on Jul 24, 2008
Who doesn't love a good con movie, it's like a heist movie but absurd.
Alexander on Jul 25, 2008
looks weird but in a good way.
Curtis on Jul 25, 2008
I hope it turns out great, too. It could be a lot of fun. She DOES have a lot of hobbies.
Minic on Jul 25, 2008
I like the cast. 😀
SillySil on Jul 25, 2008
I have my doubts, based on the trailer- I don't like the music, and the fonts used remind me of "the bank job"?!! Weisz can be better used.... I'll wait until a better trailer comes out to see if I'm in or not.
sneebee7 on Jul 25, 2008
I think the film > the trailer
Grey on Jul 25, 2008
The trailer appears that it's not doing the justice to the complexity of the source material. It's almost as if it doesn't hint at what the film itself could be. I'm optimistic that this will be as fun and layed as Brick was.
Matthias Galvin on Jul 25, 2008
didn't work for me the video...it just said the video was removed
Nate on Jul 25, 2008
I am in .. lotta fun can happen with this... we will see how it builds up
Dusty on Jul 25, 2008
Looks like a funny film, just bad trailer titles, too clean looking text and not enough texture.
Crapola on Jul 25, 2008
I'm kind of in agreement with everyone on the trailer, but I am still super excited for this. Been waiting for a look at I. I loved Brick.
Zach on Jul 26, 2008
Confused..............rinko kikuchiis knida hot 😡
insanartist on Jul 26, 2008
Wondering what Rinko was up too. Looks like fun. Summit entertainment is gaining some traction.
Ryan on Jul 26, 2008
what happened to the video?
John on Jul 28, 2008
The movie looks like it could go wither way, but Johnson was smart enough to put in music by The Band. Consider my ticket bought.
Andrew Duvall on Jul 29, 2008
I LOVED LOVED LOVED Brick and I've been waiting for what seems like ages for johnson's second film. This film looks more upbeat than Brick. OMG.
Rathyana on Jul 30, 2008
This is something ... and I mean a good thing 🙂
Shero on Aug 3, 2008
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