The Trailer for Ben Stiller's The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Doesn't Make You Want to Kill Yourself!
I don’t want to completely dismiss the possibility that a Ben Stiller studio comedy — a remake of a classic film, no less — might actually be good, but honestly, I think it’s the song: “Dirty Paws” by Of Monsters and Men, a band that’s actually just a remake of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes with a plumper lead singer. If you actually look at what’s going on beneath the music, and just imagine it in the context of an actual film, it looks more like what we’d expect a Ben Stiller film to look like. Not to be too skeptical, but a $100 million movie that has Adam Scott sporting THAT facial hair is not likely to have the same tone as the Monsters and Men song, not if they want to recoup their investment.
Still, great songs make great trailers but great trailers do not necessarily make great movies.
Update: Gah. Fox is pulling it, but you can still watch it at Apple.
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