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Downsizing Trailer #2 (2017) *Go Big By Going Small*

I hated Nebraska and Sideways and was wishy-washy on The Descendants, but Alexander Payne’s new concept for Downsizing is so clever, I’m curious.  I want this to be good, but I will put a SPOILER WARNING on this trailer because I think it gives away a major plot twist it didn’t need to, so be forewarned.

Downsizing imagines what might happen if, as a solution to over-population, Norwegian scientists discover how to shrink humans to five inches tall and propose a 200-year global transition from big to small. People soon realize how much further money goes in a miniaturized world, and with the promise of a better life, everyman Paul Safranek (Matt Damon) and wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide to abandon their stressed lives in Omaha in order to get small and move to a new downsized community — a choice that triggers life-changing adventures.  Directed by two-time Oscar-winner Alexander Payne (Nebraska, The Descendants, Sideways) from a screenplay by Payne and Jim Taylor, Downsizing arrives in theaters on December 22.
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8 thoughts on “Downsizing Trailer #2 (2017) *Go Big By Going Small*”

    1. She really is a great actress, and I think it looks good too despite my past hatred of Payne projects. I just hate they gave out as much info as they did in this trailer. That wasn’t needed to get people into the theater.

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  1. I’ve watched the preview about six times over the last few days because, since seeing it the first time, I wanted to show friends and family. It looks great. I’m a big fan of Honey I shrunk the kids so maybe that’s why I’m so excited haha.

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  2. For some reason I kept thinking this already came out but that was Suburbicon. Not sure why I kept getting them mixed up (other than Matt Damon) but I was disappointed when Suburbicon bombed because I thought this film (not Suburbicon) looked really fun. Glad this one is still coming. 🙂

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