‘Like Crazy’ trailer

Posted by · 11:32 am · August 1st, 2011

One film Paramount is high on for the awards season (and is surely a breath of fresh air for the awards team, given its indie sheen) is Drake Doremus’s “Like Crazy.” The film already played Sundance and was a big hit there, so perhaps a slow burn through the season will get it some more attention. The trailer has dropped via Apple, so check it out by clicking the image below or watch an embed after the jump.

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  • 1 8-01-2011 at 11:55 am

    bobmcbob said...

    Felicity Jones is perfect-looking, her career needs to take off.

  • 2 8-01-2011 at 11:55 am

    Mike_M said...

    Good trailer, pretty emotional, looks like a younger and slightly less-intense version of Blue Valentine (I only say that since it seems they are not married and do not have a kid involved). I will def check this out.

  • 3 8-01-2011 at 12:09 pm

    will said...

    Good for Jennifer Lawrence. It looks like she’s at least made it enough now that she can’t NOT be credited in a trailer.

  • 4 8-01-2011 at 12:17 pm

    Speaking English said...

    I love the trailer, with that wispy Elvis cover, but haven’t we seen this movie a million times before?

  • 5 8-01-2011 at 12:26 pm

    Parrill said...

    This looks good…but the sound mix on the trailer is atrocious.

  • 6 8-01-2011 at 12:28 pm

    Dana Jones said...

    @Mike-M- I agree, there’s definitely a ‘Blue-Valentine’ vibe to it. I was expecting the guy to break out into a song, ukulele sequence mid-way.

    But on a very serious note, what is Jennifer Lawrence doing in this film? Is she suppose to be the “other” girl?

  • 7 8-01-2011 at 12:42 pm

    The Other James D. said...

    I remember being so impressed with Felicity Jones and her small part in Chéri, so I’m thrilled that she’s on the rise now and might potentially get nominated. (A Spirit Award nod is likely, at least. Then again, they’ve had some questionable omissions before….)

  • 8 8-01-2011 at 12:42 pm

    Zack said...

    This looks like “Blue Valentine” and “Going the Distance” had a baby. A sad, sad baby.
    Also, that’s the most fun director name to say since Werner Herzog’s.

  • 9 8-01-2011 at 12:49 pm

    Rashad said...

    The cover is great, but the movie looks tired.

    I like Felicity Jones. I think Cemetery Junction is sadly under-seen

  • 10 8-01-2011 at 12:52 pm

    red_wine said...

    It kinda looks sentimental, like too earnest by half. Then again I wasn’t a fan of Blue Valentine outside of Williams and Cianfrance’s direction.

    And Lawrence has definitely made it. She has already been a superhero and is heading a blockbuster franchise next.

  • 11 8-01-2011 at 1:17 pm

    Juan said...

    The Beaver mixed with Blue Valentine? I hated Blue Valentine and Up in the Air; I will likely not like this either.

  • 12 8-01-2011 at 1:42 pm

    General Butt Fucking Naked said...

    The movie’s very good. A cross between “(500) Days of Summer” and “Blue Valentine.” Not nearly as precious as the former, or as bleak as the latter — Lawrence’s part is very small.

  • 13 8-01-2011 at 3:32 pm

    /3rtfu11 said...

    Felicity Jones looks like that Olsen sister.

  • 14 8-01-2011 at 4:07 pm

    1tothe0toit said...

    @General Butt Fucking Naked:

    How was Jones in the film? Do you think she was worthy of that Sundance Best Actress award? What do you think her Oscar chances are?

  • 15 8-01-2011 at 4:15 pm

    Pablo (Col) said...

    I don’t like it, at all. Too depressing and sickly romantic. Nothing to do with other, more realistic takes on love (Blue Valentina, 500 days of summer,…). And Im sorry but Mrs Jones doesnt do it for me.

    I love Jennifer Lawrence’s smile :)

  • 16 8-01-2011 at 4:53 pm

    Tomas said...

    That´s Ingrid Michaelson singing.
    Check her out, she has interesting stuff out there.
    Feels she comes straight from the 90´s girl power movement.

    As for the trailer, I feel like I already saw this movie.
    The colors, the close-ups, the curious and intimate shaky camera work…

  • 17 8-01-2011 at 5:24 pm

    Dana Jones said...

    @Rashad- really? I think the cover is overtaking the dialogue to the point where I can barely make out wtf they are trying to say.

  • 18 8-01-2011 at 6:09 pm

    Speaking English said...

    ***I think the cover is overtaking the dialogue to the point where I can barely make out wtf they are trying to say.***

    Who cares what they’re saying.

  • 19 8-01-2011 at 6:37 pm

    Kristopher Tapley said...

    Apparently they’re releasing a different version tomorrow with the audio cleared up. I couldn’t hear a thing.

  • 20 8-01-2011 at 8:09 pm

    Jimbo said...

    Man, I wasn’t expecting that.

    This just hit way too close to home. I think I’m probably around the same age as the characters, and same situation by the looks of it.


  • 21 8-02-2011 at 11:18 am

    Kid.man said...

    This is just my kind of film!
    I’m so thrilled since I’ve heard it won so much at Sundance, now with the trailer, it looks just as good as I was expecting it would be.
    I hope Felecity Jones will make it far during the awards season!

  • 22 8-02-2011 at 2:04 pm

    Kristopher Tapley said...

    Added a new embed with audio you can actually hear, FYI.

  • 23 8-03-2011 at 6:01 am

    JJ1 said...

    red wine said, “It kinda looks sentimental, like too earnest by half”.

    Gotta agree. It looks like pretentious mush to me.

    And pardon my ignorance, who is Felicity Jones, and from what is she so good in that people are fawning?