Memphis director Craig Brewer's Southern blues gothic is due in theaters early next year and the early buzz is mixed. We've looked at the trailer three times now and we're not sure what we think. The phrase "over the top" comes to mind. That, and "Christina Ricci sure does wear panties a lot." Some of this thing looks like Tobacco Road and some of it looks like a Saturday Night Live skit waiting to happen. Check it out for yourself here.
Black Snake Moan stars Samuel L. Jackson, Christina Ricci, and Justin Timberlake in a Southern gothic tale of nymphomania, blues, bondage, and other core values.
Read the rest of Chris Herrington's review of Babel, which opens today in area theaters.