It’s time for the latest Trailer Watch, which focuses on genre films for the fans!
Hunt Club (DVD/VOD/Digital – April 4): Mena Suvari is a woman who gets a chance to get $100,000 but finds herself the hunted by a group of male hunters. Joining forces with other women who fell victim and kidnapped by the group, they seek retribution!
One Day as a Lion (Theaters, April 4, VOD/Digital April 7): Jackie Powers (Scott Caan) is a nice guy but a lousy hitman sent to take out a crafty debtor (J.K. Simmons) Jackie only pisses him off. Fleeing the scene Jackie takes bored waitress Lola as a hostage. Jackie needs money to get his son out of jail Lola cooks up a scheme for them to get cash from her dying mother (Virginia Madsen). Meanwhile a thug sent to kill him is sleeping with Jackie’s ex… Also starring Frank Grillo this crime comedy is a witty homage to Tarantino and the Coen brothers.
Jack (Amazon – March 24): JACK is Charlie’s penis, and he is the brains of the operation, he and Charlie have been friends from birth. When Charlie meets Barbie Le Fleur, a Canadian transfer student JACK will do everything in his power to guide his friend in his quest to enchant his dream girl. With the help of an odd group of characters; from an incredibly handsome School therapist to a sex advisor prostitute and a group of hormonal friends Charlie will use his “brain” to get the girl of his dreams.
The Reaper Man (VOD/Digital – April 18): A grieving wife summons a dark spirit with an insatiable desire for revenge. Written and directed by Jason Lockridge, and starring Jessica Jai Johnson (“The Stix”), K.J. Baker (“Nashville”), Kenon Walker (100 Lives), and Jeff Halton (Hongo).
What’s Love Got to Do With it? (Theaters – May 5): How do you find lasting love in today’s world? For documentary-maker and dating app addict Zoe (Lily James), swiping right has only delivered an endless stream of Mr. Wrongs, to her eccentric mother Cath’s (Emma Thompson) dismay. For Zoe’s childhood friend and neighbor Kaz (Shazad Latif), the answer is to follow his parents’ example and opt for an arranged (or “assisted”) marriage to a bright and beautiful bride from Pakistan. As Zoe films his hopeful journey from London to Lahore to marry a stranger, chosen by his parents, she begins to wonder if she might have something to learn from a profoundly different approach to finding love.
The Best Man (Theaters/VOD/Digital – April 21): When a team of ruthless mercenaries violently seize control of a remote resort hotel, former Special Ops soldiers attending their best friend’s wedding must rely only on their wits and training to combat the terrorists and save the hostages held for ransom.
One True Loves (Theaters, April 7; VOD, April 14; Digital April 28): Simu Liu (Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings), Phillipa Soo (Hamilton), and Luke Bracey (Point Break) star in this modern twist on a classic love story from NY Times bestselling author Taylor Jenkins Reid. Emma and Jesse are living the perfect life together, until Jesse disappears in a tragic helicopter crash on their first wedding anniversary. Four years later, Emma has found happiness again and is about to marry her best friend when Jesse resurfaces, turning her world upside down and leaving her torn between two great loves.
Dark Entities (VOD/Digital – April 14): Following a tragic accident in 1977, the three Winters siblings move into the mysterious home they inherited. They soon discover the house holds dark secrets that seek to threaten everything they hold dear. Convinced the strange occurrences are a result of trauma, they seek out logical explanations with little success. They look to the help of a parapsychologist as the supernatural forces become life threatening. With time running out, will they be able to survive the dark entities?
Blood Covered Chocolate (VOD/Digital – April 7): When a recovering drug-addict named Massimo is bitten by an ancient, shapeshifting monster, he must fight to save his girlfriend Tien from the same bloody fate.