Lost in Previews: We Need to Talk About Kevin

We Need to Talk About Kevin looks like an intense, utterly chilling film. The film is based on a novel of the same name by Lionel Shriver.  It appears that it is a film about a mother and son who never bonded, and the kid appears to grow up with some evil feelings about his mother.  The trailer is fantastic and does a great job of conveying the feel of the film.  The use of Buddy Holly’s “Everyday” is a great choice.  The film only has three main cast members: Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, and Ezra Miller.  Check the trailer out and see if you are as excited to see this as I am.

“A suspenseful and gripping psychological thriller, Lynne Ramsay’s WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN explores the factious relationship between a mother and her evil son. Tilda Swinton, in a bracing, tour-de-force performance, plays the mother, Eva, as she contends for 15 years with the increasing malevolence of her first-born child, Kevin (Ezra Miller). Based on the best-selling novel of the same name, WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN explores nature vs. nurture on a whole new level as Eva’s own culpability is measured against Kevin’s innate evilness. Ramsay’s masterful storytelling simultaneously combines a provocative moral ambiguity with a satisfying and compelling narrative, which builds to a chilling, unforgettable climax.”

We Need to Talk About Kevin is in limited release on December 9, 2011.  It has a wide release scheduled for February 2012.

by Sarah Ksiazek

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Sarah is a Zookeeper extraordinaire who writes, edits, and is the resident trailer addict for Lost in Reviews. Do not underestimate her snobbery when it comes to trailers. She also owns/runs The Host Movie News which is a fan site for The Host movie adaptation.

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