February 26, 2013


We’ve got a few exciting new posters to share this afternoon.  Briefly:

  • Monsters University – This new one-sheet for Pixar’s upcoming prequel teases the film’s fantastically colorful ensemble cast as we’re treated to a rather amusing class portrait.  The film opens in 3D on June 21st.
  • Olympus Has Fallen – Following a barrage of character posters, the official poster for this White House actioner has arrived.  The film stars Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, and Morgan Freeman and opens on March 22nd.
  • The Place Beyond the Pines – A couple of French character posters for director Derek Cianfrance’s much-lauded crime drama have made their way online.  The film stars Bradley Cooper, Ryan Gosling, and Eva Mendes and opens on March 29th.
  • Spring Breakers – A new poster for director Harmony Korine’s insane-looking crime pic teases the multitude of supplies used by stars Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, and James Franco.  The film opens on March 15th.

Hit the jump to check out the posters and synopses.

Via Nerdist.


Here’s the official synopsis for Monsters University:

Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an inseparable pair, but that wasn’t always the case. From the moment these two mismatched monsters met they couldn’t stand each other. Monsters University unlocks the door to how Mike and Sulley overcame their differences and became the best of friends.

Via FilmDistrict.


Here’s the official synopsis for Olympus Has Fallen:

When the White House (Secret Service Code: “Olympus”) is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As our national security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning¹s inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President and avert an even bigger crisis. Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) directs an all-star cast featuring Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Aaron Eckhart, Angela Bassett, Melissa Leo, Ashley Judd, and Rick Yune.

Via IMP Awards.


Here’s the official synopsis for The Place Beyond the Pines:

The daring new movie from the director of Blue Valentine, The Place Beyond the Pines is a sweeping emotional drama powerfully exploring the unbreakable bond between fathers and sons.

Luke (Academy Award nominee Ryan Gosling) is a high-wire motorcycle stunt performer who travels with the carnival from town to town. While passing through Schenectady in upstate New York, he tries to reconnect with a former lover, Romina (Eva Mendes), only to learn that she has given birth to their son Jason in his absence. Luke decides to give up life on the road to try and provide for his newfound family by taking a job as a car mechanic. Noticing Luke’s ambition and talents, his employer Robin (Ben Mendelsohn) proposes to partner with Luke in a string of spectacular bank robberies – which will place Luke on the radar of ambitious rookie cop Avery Cross (Academy Award nominee Bradley Cooper).

Avery, who has to navigate a local police department ruled by the menacing and corrupt detective Deluca (Ray Liotta), is also struggling to balance his professional life with his family life, which includes his wife Jennifer (Rose Byrne) and their infant son AJ. The consequences of Avery’s confrontation with Luke will reverberate into the next generation. It is then that the two sons, Jason (Dane DeHaan) and AJ (Emory Cohen), must face their fateful, shared legacy.

Via IMP Awards.


Here’s the official synopsis for Spring Breakers:

A serendipitous encounter with rapper “Alien” (James Franco) promises to provide the girls with all the thrill and excitement they could hope for. With the encouragement of their new friend, it soon becomes unclear how far the girls are willing to go to experience a spring break they will never forget.


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