"Moon" Trailer Will Blow Your Mindhole

This trailer debuted last night over at IGN, and holy mackerel is it amazing looking. Directed by Duncan Jones and starring Sam Rockwell, the film follows a lone technician on a moon base who has just two weeks before returning home, when strange events begin to test his sanity.

Sam Bell (Sam Rockwell) is nearing the end of his contract with Lunar. He's been a faithful employee for 3 long years. His home has been Selene, a moon base where he has spent his days alone, mining Helium 3. The precious gas holds the key to reversing the Earth's energy crisis.

Isolated, determined and steadfast, Sam has followed the rulebook obediently and his time on the moon has been enlightening, but uneventful. The solitude has given him time to reflect on the mistakes of his past and work on his raging temper. He does his job mechanically, and spends most of his available time dreaming of his imminent return to Earth, to his wife, young daughter and an early retirement.

But 2 weeks shy of his departure from Selene, Sam starts seeing things, hearing things and feeling strange. And when a routine extraction goes horribly wrong, he discovers that...

I'll stop there because the full synopsis on IMDB has some spoilers, which I am now privy to... fantastic. Can't say I wasn't warned by the giant "SPOILER" sign, but sometimes I'm dense like that. So, here's the trailer. Also, I would like to say good call on getting Kevin Spacey for the voice of the computer system... well played, sir, well played.


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