This is the first trailer for the new Shia LaBeouf film, Charlie Countryman. This looks like a solid movie, but the reviews for it have been mixed. Ben saw the movie up at Sundance, and in his review he said,
The film is an extremely impressive debut for Fredrick Bond, who gives us a stylish and immersive trip across the world and an interesting and unconventional love story. While the movie unfortunately has some pacing issues (it slows way down while building the budding romance), its action sequences are fantastic. There's a particularly inspired chase sequence in the middle of the movie, complete with slow motion segments, that had our audience applauding mid-film, and aside from a few weird bits here and there (some supernatural elements, the standard "ecstacy in a club" scene), Bond does a great job of pulling things together in a cohesive and compelling way.The movie also stars Evan Rachel Wood, Rupert Grint, Til Schweiger, and Mads Mikkelsen. Here's the synopsis for the film:
When his late mother appears in a vision and tells him to go to Bucharest, Charlie immediately boards a plane across the Atlantic. But when he meets a fellow passenger, Charlie finds himself with another promise to fulfill. Charlie does so – and falls head over heels in love with Gabi, a beautiful musician. However, a vicious gangster has already laid claim to Gabi, and has no intention of letting her go. Determined to protect her, Charlie enters into the hallucinatory, Romanian underworld filled with violence and, strangely enough, love.
The movie comes out on November 15th. I know Labeouf is a turn-off for some people, but I think he really is a good actor.