Geekologie I Watch Stuff The Superficial

'The Call' Trailer: Here's Halle Berry's Low-Rent 'Rescue 911'


911 operator Halle Berry gets hung up on then calls back a girl hiding from a home invader, then learns why that is kind of a dumb thing to do, in The Machinist director Brad Anderson and WWE Studios' The Call.

As you might expect, that hiding girl totally ends up getting killed thanks to the call back, and it sends Berry into a spiral of depression that lasts through at least one scene of rooftop moping. Then it's back to the cinematic thrills of speaking into a headset when the same killer kidnaps Abigail Breslin, who also ends up with the fortune of getting a call out to Berry 911. AND THIS TIME IT'S PERSONAL. This time Berry 911 is going to try slightly harder not to do any stupid shit. Here's the trailer:

And featuring Michael Imperioli as Guy Trying To Also Call Berry 911 But Never Mind There's a Shovel and Those Numbers Were Way Too Big for That To Be a Real Phone Anyway.

  • September 28, 2011
    "It only happens once a year: New Year's Eve," says Josh Duhamel, forever redefining just how fucking obnoxiously redundant a truism can be. "It's a time when hopeless can be romantic," he continues--apparently referring to how charming New York's irredeemably destitute popula... / Continue →
  • May 10, 2013
    The suicide of the family patriarch brings Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper, Abigail Breslin, Juliette Lewis, and Dermot Mulroney together under one roof, to argue and scramble for lead and supporting award nominations, in August: Osage County. It also m... / Continue →
  • September 6, 2012
    There's already a near-six-minute trailer for Tom Tykwer and the Wachowskis' Cloud Atlas, but that obviously won't do for theaters, where such a length would cut into time reserved for Sprint ads and shoddy CGI roller coaster adventures. So now there's this standard, two-and-a-... / Continue →
  • There are Comments