11 new trailers you should watch this week
I watched First Reformed last weekend, and I still don’t know quite what to think. The film, which comes from Taxi Driver writer Paul Schrader, stars Ethan Hawke as a minister who slowly starts to see darkness in the world — global warming, capitalism, political indifference — and gets sucked toward the extremes he had once been warning against.
The film does a masterful job twisting its minister from a quiet, lost character to one who’s driven and obsessed. It feels real, and it’s an excellent portrait of how someone could shift their point of view so far and so intensely.
But, like Taxi Driver, I also don’t know how much I enjoy watching a story that lets us see into how the heart of man (men, specifically) becomes twisted. I sort of…