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Midnight Special Trailer: Jeff Nichols’ New Sci-Fi Chase Film

The first trailer for Jeff Nichols’ long-delayed new film Midnight Special finally hit the web late in 2015. The director’s track record coupled with the ensemble cast is already giving this new sci-fi case film some steam.

Jeff Nichols is one of the most exciting filmmakers working today. His two previous films, Take Shelter and Mud, are a couple of the best films of the past five years. Seriously, check them out if you haven’t already. He’s finally tackling his first big studio budgeted film, and it’s already looking to play to his strengths.

Check out the trailer to Midnight Special for yourself:

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In Case You Missed It: Take Shelter

Storms are a scary thing. They’re big, they kill people, and they can sweep up houses easily. You know what else is scary? Big, brawny men attacking you and your daughter in your dreams, causing you to pee your pants and have seizures, that’s what. These are a couple of the things that Take Shelter’s troubled protagonist Curtis (Michael Shannon) experiences. A working husband and father in his mid 30s, Curtis begins to experience apocalyptic visions of a storm that will wipe out a huge amount of the population. These nightmares provoke him to start building an expensive storm shelter in his backyard, a mere weeks before his daughter is scheduled to have a surgery that will permanently fix her hearing problem.

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