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How about a trailer for HESHER!

Published at: Feb. 20, 2011, 4:24 p.m. CST

Hey folks, Harry here...

Here's a film I'm dying to see...  HESHER...   Not only does it have Natalie Portman, whom we as male citizens of the world, are all required to see everything she's in...   But it stars Joseph Gordon Levitt, who isn't only female drool candy, but also a hardcore movie freak that after watching everything at BUTT-NUMB-A-THON 12 this past year, went over to the Alamo Ritz to watch BLACK SWAN...  cuz he's that hardcore.  The reviews from Sundance on this title were pretty outstanding.   Very curious to see the film.   Watch the trailer and see if it catches you!

 



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  • Feb. 20, 2011, 4:25 p.m. CST

    First

    by ZoeFan

    Yay... that is all

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 4:28 p.m. CST

    i want to see this

    by saint seiya

    i want to see this

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 4:35 p.m. CST

    where does the Joseph Gordon Levitt love come from?

    by antonphd

    i don't get it. he hasn't been in anything especially remarkable.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 4:38 p.m. CST

    anthonphd

    by Dharma4

    Seriously, mate? He's been an amazing actor. Brick, Mysterious Skin, Inception, (500) Days of Summer And that trailer looks good. Excellent cast.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 4:39 p.m. CST

    I did Nina Sayers and shat on The Social Network

    by dead youngling

    cause that's what my mama said. WORD!

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 4:43 p.m. CST

    oh fuck yeah

    by shaft478

    the shortest straw has been pulled for you

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 4:52 p.m. CST

    mr ahole ramirez

    by shaft478

    i see what you're saying mr ahole. there isn't a lick of gay sex in there for you to enjoy

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 4:55 p.m. CST

    Lusting after Natalie Portman is like ...

    by nico_laos

    ... lusting after a twelve year old boy, because that's what her body looks like. Seriously, the only difference between her that kid is that she's slightly taller and (probably ... maybe) has a vagina. This is what happens when you grow up vegan, lads. Nevertheless, this movie does look pretty badass. I just wish Natalie Portman would stop being in movies that I want to see. Stick to romantic fucking comedies, or something. Oh, and I'm patiently waiting for her to give up acting ... seeing as how when she was a teenager-early twenties, all she could do is talk about how acting is 'beneath her'. I can't believe that I'm the only one in the world that sees a pompous, arrogant twit when others somehow see the perfect woman. SHE HAS THE BODY OF A PRE-TEEN ASIAN BOY. Is everyone but me a pedophile?

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 4:58 p.m. CST

    Fun for the whole Family!!! IF...

    by Paratrooper_Activity

    If the whole family is a bunch of inbred idiots! Who the fuck comes up with these idiot fucking scripts???

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 4:58 p.m. CST

    This looks amazing.

    by blackflowerX

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 5:11 p.m. CST

    Always wondered what happened to Neil,

    by -Halfscan-

    after The Young Ones ended...

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 5:26 p.m. CST

    Right on!

    by kafka07

    fuckin A!

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 5:31 p.m. CST

    is there a movie she ISN'T in this year?

    by TheSeeker7

    Seriously that's gotta be like at least 5 so far

  • into than ya I guess she's drool worthy

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 5:54 p.m. CST

    She's a great actress though.

    by Tommy Fang

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 6:01 p.m. CST

    After Watching the Trailer...

    by Satanic Accordian

    ... I am wondering when the compulsion to run right out and see the movie will kick in. Just ain't feelin' it. Maybe in few weeks if it's part of a Redbox nickle-night special. But I'd have to see Furry Vengence first.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 6:06 p.m. CST

    I gotta wonder: Is the Hesher character a real person?

    by Prof. Pop-Cult

    That is, is he just an idealized big brother, protector that the kid imagines for himself? An invisible friend? A Tyler Durden? (Personally, I hope not, but the trailer makes me wonder...)

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 6:06 p.m. CST

    N Portman does have a great female ass

    by Rebel Scumb

    Nothing boyish about it. I'm not sure about this movie, the trailer almost makes me feell like Hesher is going to turn about to be imaginary at the end. But I suppose not since more than one person talks to him.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 6:16 p.m. CST

    As far as Natalie Portman goes...

    by shaft478

    if you're into beautiful, petite brunettes, she's about as good as they come. Hillary Swank looks like a young boy. Natalie Portman, not so much.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 6:18 p.m. CST

    JGL's Rape Van

    by JohnnyLaBamba

    I love it how little kids and 85lb women seem to have no problem jumping in the *creepiest van ever.* This is a dangerous message to send out to the masses.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 6:19 p.m. CST

    If you put a wig on her she's Justin Bieber

    by Mel

    fact.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 6:19 p.m. CST

    Hillary Swank doesnt look like a young boy...

    by Mel

    She looks like an old horse.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 6:27 p.m. CST

    Trying to be Brad Pitt

    by BetaRayBill07

    Doesn't work dude. I just don't get the love for this guy.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 6:34 p.m. CST

    harry

    by JaredP

    i love you man, but whats with all the love for the girl who almost destroyed the star wars franchise with her pasty faced performance as queen amidala , huh? the phantom menace was like a disney film her and that douchbag kid jake lloyd

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 6:37 p.m. CST

    Prof Pop-Cult is right. This looks like a junior "Fight Club".

    by The Reluctant Austinite

    I love the heavy metal logo. The trailer clearly looks like the Hesher character is a mental projection/invisible friend of the kid who has created him as way to deal with the loss of his mom and the psychological loss of his father. He calls on Hesher to deal with his pain, bullies, etc. Hesher just seems a little too over the top to be real, and everyone seems a little too comfortable having him at the dinner table, etc. I hope I'm wrong because while still interesting, it's a bit obvious if this is supposed to be any kind twist.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 6:41 p.m. CST

    Hesher has to be real

    by TheSeeker7

    If memory serves in that trailer, just one example is he and Portman looking at and talking to each other while driving the van.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 6:50 p.m. CST

    theseeker7: the things Hesher says to other people could said by the kid

    by Prof. Pop-Cult

    That is, the "reality" could be that the kid is also saying the things that we see Hesher say to others. When the other characters are talking to Hesher, they could actually be talking to the kid who during those points has assumed the personality of Hesher, and the other people are just playing along with the kid or confused by his shift in personality.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 7:02 p.m. CST

    visual cliche

    by maximumbob

    I don't know whether this film is any good but my opinion of it isn't enhanced knowing that it has a scene in which a character walks away from an explosion without reacting. FFS.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 7:15 p.m. CST

    Metallica?

    by Simplebay

    Lotta Metallica affiliation from the song, to the font used for the title card

  • Like she did after V for Vendetta. She rocked that look, and continued to look gorgeous.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 7:34 p.m. CST

    I'm going to forget about this movie...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...better save it to queue now so I don't forget. I want to see it.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 7:34 p.m. CST

    What would the High Commander think...

    by DC Luder

    Tommy, your hair is longer now than it was on 3rd Rock from the Sun... At least you have underwear on.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 7:44 p.m. CST

    For a minute there I thought it was going to be despair porn...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...possibly my least favorite genre, but then that mouse rose up on its hind legs and punched that despair snake right in the fucking face.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 8:06 p.m. CST

    I think I may just be a fag...

    by Noddy93

    cuz i totally read this as He's Her and was expecting some sort of 'god shave the queen' sort of thing... perhaps a biopic or docudrama

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 8:12 p.m. CST

    Great...

    by maxjohnson1971

    Another movie I'd like to see that won't play around here.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 8:14 p.m. CST

    Oh, and by the way...

    by maxjohnson1971

    anyone that says Portman is built like a 12-year-old boy didn't see the masturbation scene in Black Swan. Jesus, what an ass. that girl has. And to those that think she IS built like a 12-year-old boy, stop paying so much attention to 12-year-old boys.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 8:18 p.m. CST

    Yep. That looks pretty good.

    by Fuzzyjefe

    And yep. JGL is a good actor. And double yep. Natalie Portman is what some experts refer to as "the hotness".

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 8:21 p.m. CST

    nambla

    by Noddy93

    i had this guy tell me once that she looked like a young boy... to which i responded "that's what you see when you look at young boys? damn, you're ill"

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 8:21 p.m. CST

    She's built like a 12 year old boy...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...but masturbates like a 14 year old.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 8:29 p.m. CST

    She may be build like a 12-year old boy...

    by Fuzzyjefe

    but she's got a GREAT ASS!!! Boo-ya!!! Thank you Al P.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 8:37 p.m. CST

    for those thinking Hesher is not real

    by BadMrWonka

    don't worry, it's not like that. closest comparison I can thinki of is Napolean Dynamite, if it had been rated R, and done acid, then anti-depressants.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 8:52 p.m. CST

    Doesn't look all that interesting

    by alienindisguise

    and nat looks like a poser cunt whore named nickie burns of raleigh nc

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 8:55 p.m. CST

    You sad fucks are hilarious....

    by nico_laos

    I'm targeting noddy93, maxjohnson1971, turd, and mcgoocain ... pathetic and socially inept children who respond with claims of pedophilia when someone insults their masturbation material. It's hilarious that as I suggest that Natalie Portman has the body of a child, that somehow means I like little boys. I thought I made it clear that I don't find her attractive, so your reasoning is sad, desperate, and flat out unoriginal. But, hey ... I can play that game too. Watch. Many of you have pointed out that what you find so attractive about her is her 'petite' frame. Well, there are other females who are also petite ... children. So it sounds to me like the lot of you are really obsessed with little girls. I myself prefer a woman with tits and ass, but you guys seem to enjoy the prepubescent type. Seriously, you need help. I weep for your daughters. :(

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 9:04 p.m. CST

    Let's look at the elements:

    by HyphenatedWords

    • Independent script and production<br> • A tour de force performance by GLH<br> • Natalie Portman playing dowdy again (when we can pretend she's "one of us")<br> • Rainn Wilson in a dramatic role (he's going the Robin Williams beard = not comedic role route)<br> • Child actor who looks natural instead of playing a movie-kid<br> <br> Count me in.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 9:04 p.m. CST

    Maybe the kid is the invisible one!!!!

    by Detective_Fingerling

    this movie looks strange as all get out.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 9:10 p.m. CST

    Hey Harry I'm Sick of Natalie Portman

    by Superturd

    That may just be because I saw Your Highness already but between that, the thor trailer rollout, black swan, n no strings attached (not to mention the other woman) I'M KINDA OVER HER.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 9:15 p.m. CST

    You are aware there are a lot of naturally petite grown women

    by Rebel Scumb

    A fairly large percentage of girls are built with dainty frames.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 9:16 p.m. CST

    No shit, rebel scumb

    by nico_laos

    Ever hear of sarcasm?

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 9:17 p.m. CST

    Nothing's more emphatic than the frowney-face.

    by Pvt. Duke

    Seriously Nico, you should stopped after your first point: Natalie Portman does seem to act like certain actressy things are beneath her, and for someone sold as super-intelligent it's rare to hear her say something interesting that doesn't come in the form of canned intellectualism. But don't banish the girl to a lifetime of solitude because you think she looks like a boy. If it wasn't for this site, I wouldn't even know how tall she is.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 9:22 p.m. CST

    There's a difference between petite and....manbody.

    by Mel

    Natalie Portman has a male body. She's built exactly like a dude. Anyone who thinks she's hot is borderline pedophile or homosexual. What could you POSSIBLY be attracted to? Her boyish face? Her flat chest? Her man legs? Oh wait, someone mentioned her ass. Yeah...guess what? Men have asses, too. Sorry dude...but you might be a homo.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 9:37 p.m. CST

    5 fingers and melgibson

    by nico_laos

    5 fingers ... I wouldn't condemn the poor girl to loneliness because of her lack of female proportions, I just think that the way some of these guys do backflips over her 'beauty' is a little too much. And the frowny face was sarcasm ... as in I don't really believe that fans of Natalie Portman are likely to sexually abuse their own daughters ... I was giving some of these idiots a dose of their own medicine by making wild assumptions about their sexual preferences. And with that ..... melgibsoncalledmethenword ... Brilliantly written. It's such a relief to know that I'm not the only sane man who watches movies.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 9:53 p.m. CST

    I can make blanket statements too melgibsoncalledmeetc!

    by Fuzzyjefe

    Anyone that compares the female form in all its glorious variety to a male must have some sort of unresolved sexual issue. You might be a closeted homo dude. Hey! Generalizing is fun!!

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 10:05 p.m. CST

    Athletic and boyish, curvaceous, rubenesque...

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    I can smell a beautiful woman at 500 yards in a blizzard. You boys need to get out more.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 10:21 p.m. CST

    Yep, made me hate it

    by JamesWest

    Yep. That trailer looks like a bunch of whiny, self-indulgent, halfwits. It's almost as bad as reading the talkbacks at this site! (snark) I hate this piece of garbage and will never see it.

  • Justin Long is another one who does this and it comes off extremely disingenuous and insulting to the audience & group theyre supposed to be "representing". Just lame wigs, retro t-shirt and phoned in charactertures. I feel these clowns think these groups are shallow jokes & don't respect them enough to try so they half-ass it thinking that people will see the 'irony' but they need to try more like Jeff Bridges or James Franco. But I suspect they secretly envy them but are stuck in theyre structered indie-film world.

  • skulking around these days. Dumpy 12 year old boy looking women have no business with THE CHOPPAH.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 10:35 p.m. CST

    mst3kpimp

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Yeah, because all real life teenage metalheads are actual hard guys.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 10:35 p.m. CST

    mcgoocain revealed ... haha

    by nico_laos

    So at the drop of a hat, mcgoocain has a link to a video depicting what looks to be an eight year old Asian boy dressed in a burlesque costume, performing to Christina Aguilera. Seriously, dude ... you've got some issues. I couldn't even watch it because your sick pedophilia has made me nauseous. I mean ... where do you find this shit? How many hours do you spend on the internet, looking for children in drag? Is this what gets you off? You need to be reported to the FBI, because this isn't even funny anymore. Natalie Portman aside, we have a sexual predator frequenting these talkbacks. I see an interview with Chris Hansen in your future, mcgoocain. I suggest you get help before you take this sick obsession of yours too far.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 10:38 p.m. CST

    Man asses and women asses are quite different

    by Rebel Scumb

    Women have hips, they're shaped like hourglasses. Hips and shoulders usually the same width, with pinched waist lines (unless they are on the chunkier end of the spectrum) Men's hips are usually the same width as their torso, but have broader shoulders This is pretty obvious I think. If you don't think NP is attractive, whatever, its not a big deal, everyone has different tastes. But there's nothing masculine about her body at all. Sure she doesn't have huge boobs, but lots of women don't. Her figure is still very feminine. At best you could argue she looks like a little girl. Although since she's been acting since before she hit puberty, and there is an actual comparison to be drawn between how she looked in The Professional, and how she looks in Closer, then I think its pretty clear that she blossomed into womanhood just like any other girl.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 10:52 p.m. CST

    mcgoocain

    by nico_laos

    Using the same insults I used on you against me doesn't make you clever, it only makes you look desperate. It's the equivalent of me saying, "You're stupid" and you replying, "No, you're stupid." It's sad, childish, and redundant. Grow up, bitch. Oh, and I've yet to come across your perverted little video by accident, despite your claim that it's 'easy to find', nor have I seen any news report. Then again, I don't have the complex Asian pedophilia connections that you apparently do. But, seriously ... take a step back and look at your argument. I said that people shouldn't drool over Natalie Portman because she looks like a boy who hasn't hit puberty yet. If you can't figure out that that means I don't find her attractive, then stop reading now because this is a little over your head. Amid your ridiculous reasoning that my disdain for Natalie somehow means I like little boys, you post a video of an Asian child in drag. All you've done is make yourself look suspect. Give it up, kid.

  • Feb. 20, 2011, 10:55 p.m. CST

    was there a film to discuss?

    by jules windex

    Hesher looks a bit like an indie film cliche checklist, but the cast is good.

  • Feb. 21, 2011, 12:25 a.m. CST

    Scary talkback!

    by Carl XVI Gustaf

    Good trailer!

  • Feb. 21, 2011, 1:13 a.m. CST

    Mysterious Skin was JGL's best role

    by gambit7025

    But as other posters have mentioned, his hippy/metal head pose seems awkwerd and forced. JGL has a wholesome, innocent face. Maybe when he gets older. Not saying he shouldn't branch out as an actor and take risks.

  • Feb. 21, 2011, 1:54 a.m. CST

    Good trailer.

    by Yaroh_Meringue

    The Joseph Gordon Levitt part should have been played by Matt Dillon circa 1981. He was the last young actor who could project REAL youth/class menace.

  • Feb. 21, 2011, 3:01 a.m. CST

    Did none of you see Hotel Chevalier?

    by Larrylongballs

    Her arse is a work of beauty.

  • Feb. 21, 2011, 3:35 a.m. CST

    Natalie Portman may have a world-class ass

    by snappy

    But there's no way the young kid in the movie gets to tap it, despite all the stalking, and his permanent stalk. Seeing her play 'dowdy' makes me think she trying for awards bait for next year too.

  • Feb. 21, 2011, 3:43 a.m. CST

    I like.

    by UltimaRex

    Sometimes I like to settle down and watch some acting. It not all CGI and Tn'A. You guys do know that. Right?

  • Feb. 21, 2011, 3:57 a.m. CST

    antonphd

    by baronweazle

    I guess what makes a remarkable film is personal to everyone. But JGL gave us some pretty great performances in films like Brick, Mysterious Skin, Inception.(in my opninion)

  • they're just upset that all girls don't come with giant breasts. it's an infantile, freudian thing, that they may, or, may not, grow out of...

  • Feb. 21, 2011, 5:15 a.m. CST

    Give me an indie flick where nobody cries

    by estacado1

    This stuff is typical indie shit.

  • Feb. 21, 2011, 9:58 a.m. CST

    Must see this!

    by Therealumlaut

    I really want to see this! Metallica alone makes me want to go!

  • Feb. 21, 2011, 10:11 a.m. CST

    I'd like to apologize for FRANK COTTON

    by nico_laos

    He's just upset because his perverted sense of the female form requires him to search for the most 'childlike' of adult women. It's all really just a ploy to cover up his own fantasies of pedophilia. It's an infantile, Freudian thing, that he may, or may not, grow out of. Unfortunately, he probably spends his days searching the internet for unsuspecting preteen girls. Let's just hope the authorities bust him before he does any real damage.

  • Feb. 21, 2011, 10:34 a.m. CST

    She's preggers and therefore not as appealing

    by RogueWarrior65

    Sorry, but whilst she's pretty, the fact that she got pregnant (out of wedlock) from a douche from her last film and will most likely break up with reduces her desirability level in my book. Same thing happened to Jessica Alba. Used to be THE hot babe especially for the Sci-fi/Comic Con crowd but after crushing every red blooded male's fantasies (twice) she's way down on the hit-it list. Advice to all hot actresses: If you want to maintain your A-list (read: box office) appeal, wait until you're in your 30s to get married and have kids.

  • Feb. 21, 2011, 10:40 a.m. CST

    JGL + Long Hair = Eric Draven

    by fanboy71

    If they have to make a reboot of the crow, they should cast JGL as Eric and stick closer to the book than they did the first time. Make it a random crime, not some attempt to empty a building.. a building that is STILL EMPTY A YEAR LATER!!! That made no sense. And leave out the crap about the bird getting hurt causing Eric to be mortal. He's been dead for a year!! If he were suddenly human his arms would fall off or something.

  • Feb. 21, 2011, 12:45 p.m. CST

    JGL + Long Hair = Anthony Kiedis.

    by chadiwack

  • Feb. 21, 2011, 1:42 p.m. CST

    looks good

    by stringerbell

    jlg is on a roll and idea what the song at the end is sounds like arcade fire??

  • Feb. 21, 2011, 4:07 p.m. CST

    Been waiting for this one's release for some time

    by michyfergi5

    Hesher was wrapped over a year ago I believe. Will it ever actually be released?

  • Feb. 21, 2011, 4:33 p.m. CST

    Hey, Johnnylabamba? Fuck you.

    by King_Knut

    Yes, fuck you and your fear-mongering, moralising horsefuck mouth. Don't you dare instill fear in the minds of children and their parents. That sort of attitude is the reason we now have a generation of fat, unmotivated couch potato kids who would rather sit indoors playing video games than go outside for hide and seek, or tag, or building dens, or climbing trees. The streets are no more dangerous now than they were a century ago, in fact they are safer. Kids should be encouraged to explore, use their imagination, test their boundaries. Every time you stop a child from taking a risk, you are helping to kill that child's ambition. So, Johnnylabamba, I say it again: Fuck you.

  • Feb. 21, 2011, 9:04 p.m. CST

    Preggo jessica alba and natalie

    by Norman Colson

    is still smoking hot when the baby was out of her. Im still gonna tap that ass! lol. and did anyone even SEE natalie portman in closer in that stripper outfit? i admit she doesnt have breasts but she got legs, ass and lips. It's not like young perky jennifer lopez ass, but it gets the jobs done and im a black guy and i love me some woman's ass. She also has a great smile. I dont get all the hate she doesnt look like a 12 yr old boy. i mean if you got grown men trying to holla at her, because THEY find her attractive then it's saying something. And no doubt if you met her in person and she smiled &laughed at one of your corny jokes you'd go... hmmm id fuck her... lol.

  • Feb. 22, 2011, 12:04 a.m. CST

    Not Every Man Likes Women Who Look Like They're Still 13.

    by Bruda5000

    Don't get the Natalie Portman thing at all but I do have a theory. If you think Portman is hot and you want to hit that call the police and report yourself as a level 1 sex offender. My theory is that anyone who has lustful thoughts over Portman must be a pedophile. Therefore with my theory in play, it must be inferred that Harry is windowless van owner.

  • Feb. 22, 2011, 1:41 a.m. CST

    Joseph Gordon Levitt

    by Teddy Artery

    has very, very narrow shoulders. Very narrow.

  • Feb. 22, 2011, 10:43 a.m. CST

    Joseph G-L

    by RedCricketChase

    is also drool candy for some guys. Just sayin'!

  • Feb. 23, 2011, 10:09 p.m. CST

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Rainn Wilson

    by Chang-A-Lang

    both denounced this trailer on their Twitter streams the other day. Said it misrepresents the film.