'127 Hours' Trailer Adds Visual Flair to Utter Misery

"This suuuuuuuuuuuuuuucks!" Fox Searchlight has dropped the new trailer for Danny Boyle's 127 hours. The film stars James Franco as Aron Ralston, the mountain climber who didn't tell anyone he was going out into the wilderness and then got his arm caught inbetween rocks for 127 hours before cutting it off. As Aron says in the trailer, "Oops." The new trailer shows how the story jumps around from Aron documenting his experience and memories into his camcorder and flashbacks that illustrate those memories. The visuals are very Danny Boyle. I just hope they're enough to sustain a movie about a guy trapped in a crevice. Check out the trailer after the jump... 127 Hours - Full Trailer - Watch more Movie Trailers

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