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Lana Wachowski
Spring Film: A season of sameness

It's a new year well, practically (still January) and a new spirit pervades the land. Nowhere is that sense of innovation and imagination, of bold ideas and daring leaps into the further reaches of artistic realms, more in evidence than in Hollywood. Look at the films coming our way between now and May a veritable flood of forward-thinking, radically uncompromising dramas, comedies, romances and thrillers. Even to use those labels drama, comedy, thriller unfairly boxes in these adventurous enterprises, when, clearly, the filmmakers and stars behind these projects are genre-busters of the most deep-seated kind. So take a look at this list and the respective trailers that can be found...