Russell Crowe won an Academy Award for his role in Gladiator (2000); a spectacle film containing chariot races, battles to the death, and scenes involving Crowe stroking wheat in a field. In a film that promises all the joy of caressing plants without any of the Gladiator action, At Eternity’s Gate enters this year’s award season as a little-known film that could potentially garner Willem Dafoe his first (overdue) Oscar.
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The teaser trailer for A Simple Favour really didn’t give anything away, and it’s all that I saw prior to actually going to the film. Understandably, I went in uneducated and with incredibly low expectations, consoled only by the fact that Blake Lively, the woman whose aesthetic I hope to someday inherit, would be in it.
Let’s just hope that this new trailer for Paul Feig’s A Simple Favour starring Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively doesn’t give away too many twists.
A Simple Favour is a comedy/mystery/thriller film from Paul Feig starring Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Linda Cardellini and Rupert Friend.