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New Shorts Trailer And Poster Online
Robert Rodriguez' new family fantasy

11 June 2009  |  Written by Phil de Semlyen  

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A second trailer for Robert Rodriguez' new PG family adventure Shorts is out and about in web world, complete with a (pretty intense) introduction from the Rodriguez family.

Rodriguez said he wanted to make a movie for his kids before embarking on Sin City 2 (apparently Planet Terror didn't do the trick) and Shorts certainly seems to have the kind of Spy Kids-style technicolored imagination to keep youngsters happy. The movie sees Black Falls resident 11 year-old Toe Thompson empowered when a mysterious 'rainbow rock' falls from the sky and makes all his wishes come true.

Along with the trailer, Warner Bros. has also released a new Shorts poster which has enough going on to excite even the most world-weary tween, including giant hornets, flying saucers, some little green men, a pterodactyl, a giant robot that seems to have wandered off the set of Transformers 2, and a kid called Toe. Eat your heart out Ed Wood.

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Shorts is out on August 14 across the UK.

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Totally agree Glass3005, Rodriguez needs to sort his priorities and make Sin City, I mean, for fuck's sake, it's been nearly 4 yrs now!! More

Posted by joewebsper at 17:06 on 11 June 2009 | Report This Post

Does that girl (in the jacket and tie) look to have too big a head!? I love the tagline though, might watch it based on that alone! More

Posted by bartycrouch at 16:17 on 11 June 2009 | Report This Post

Last time Rodriguez made a film for his kids, we had Sharkboy and Lavagirl, a film from which I am yet to fully recover. Just make Sin City 2 already, man, Jesus! More

Posted by Glass3005 at 13:46 on 11 June 2009 | Report This Post

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