Southland Tales DVD cover art

As one of the five people on the planet who really didn’t “get” Donnie Darko, Richard Kelly’s version of The Last Temptation of Christ featuring a demonic bunny and a jet engine, I was intrigued to see Southland Tales coming out. After all, I’m looking forward to Dwayne Johnson getting a decent film for once and the varied cast of actors also involved in this gives one pause. And hope. But is it warranted? Well, you can find that out for yourself…but first, time for some housekeeping. Here’s what they have to say about this release from Sony:

From acclaimed writer/director Richard Kelly, the visionary creator behind the modern classic Donnie Darko, comes another exercise in mind-bending cool with SOUTHLAND TALES, available on DVD March 18, 2008 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment with bonus materials that include a making-of featurette and animated short. The film is a dark comedy about the absurdities of political extremes that bring about the end of the world. Featuring an all-star ensemble cast including Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (The Scorpion King, Walking Tall) Sarah Michelle Gellar (The Grudge, TV’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Seann William Scott (The Rundown, American Pie), Mandy Moore (A Walk To Remember, Saved!) and Justin Timberlake (Alpha Dog, Black Snake Moan).

Okay, so you want to sample some of it? Sure thing. Have some vids.

Seann William Scott in Southland Tales

Trailer:
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Film Clip – Pilot Abilene:
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Film Clip – Everyone Wants to Be a Porn Star:
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Film Clip – Ride Along:
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Dwayne Johnson in Southland Tales

Film Clip – Personal Check:
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Film Clip – It’s the Wrong Tape:
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Film Clip – It’s the Wrong Tape:
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Film Clip – Get Down To Business:
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And of course, for more of that you can check out the official website.

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