Um…what? I just watched the trailer for the upcoming movie Colossal. It stars Anne Hathaway and Jason Sudeikis and from what I can gather, is about a woman played by Anne Hathaway who has a strange connection to a monster attacking Seoul. It is strange, unexpected, original, and funny. Check out the trailer:
This was not what I expected when I randomly clicked on the thumbnail on YouTube just a few minutes ago. I heard about a monster movie starring Anne Hathaway was to be released this year, but I expected it to be another overly serious destruction movie that had poorly written characters over acted by Actors (emphasis on that upper-case “A”). But this trailer was anything but that.
Hathaway’s character looks like a hot mess with fun friends and none of them are taking this demon monster attacking South Korea seriously. And she can control it by dancing and walking in a playground? And then she makes it fight? Maybe? I’m not too sure, but I was charmed by this trailer and its craziness and uniqueness. It’s tough to find a new twist on old genres, and this seems like the type of apocalyptic comedy cinema needs right now.