Sucker Punch: Trailer.

Click the pic to watch the trailer.

For the last few weeks I’ve been seeing posters all over the place with a black background, and the words “Sucker Punch” in nicely edited type all over downtown SF, and I knew it was a poster for a movie, but I haddn’t the foggiest clue as to what the movie was about. When I peeped the trailer yesterday however, I was shocked to see how dope this ridiculous girl-power epic looked on screen. If I had to put up my own description, I’d simply say “Sucker Punch” reminds me visually of every sick action movie ever made + Quentin Tarantino + The live action Power Puff Girls. But check the synopsis below, and click the pic to watch the trailer.

Close your eyes. Open your mind. You will be unprepared. “Sucker Punch” is an epic action fantasy that takes us into the vivid imagination of a young girl whose dream world provides the ultimate escape from her darker reality. Unrestrained by the boundaries of time and place, she is free to go where her mind takes her, and her incredible adventures blur the lines between what’s real and what is imaginary. She has been locked away against her will, but Babydoll (Emily Browning) has not lost her will to survive. Determined to fight for her freedom, she urges four other young girls–the outspoken Rocket (Jena Malone), the street-smart Blondie (Vanessa Hudgens), the fiercely loyal Amber (Jamie Chung) and the reluctant Sweet Pea (Abbie Cornish)–to band together and try to escape their terrible fate at the hands of their captors, Blue (Oscar Isaac), Madam Gorski (Carla Gugino) and the High Roller (Jon Hamm). Led by Babydoll, the girls engage in fantastical warfare against everything from samurais to serpents, with a virtual arsenal at their disposal. Together, they must decide what they are willing to sacrifice in order to stay alive. But with the help of a Wise Man (Scott Glenn), their unbelievable journey–if they succeed–will set them free.

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