Viola Davis Rallies The Troops In New ‘Widows’ Clip Before The Steve McQueen Film Debuts At TIFF

The Playlist | 9/5/2018 | Cory Woodroof
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As the Toronto International Film Festival begins to click into gear, we’ve got a new look at Steve McQueen‘s highly-anticipated heist thriller “Widows,” where Oscar-winner Viola Davis gets her fellow future thieves in gear for their upcoming robbery. Be sure to listen for Hans Zimmer‘s tricky score pattering around the background on this one, and to watch Davis really dig in at the end with glimpses what she’s building with this character.

This clip doesn’t necessarily tell us anything the trailers didn’t; we knew we were in for something tense, something with an uncanny artistic flair for the subject matter, something with a commanding ensemble and engaging craft. Getting a brief listen in for Zimmer’s score and seeing a nice preview of the performances makes this pre-Toronto International Film Festival clip worth its weight in marked bills. It’s not often a big studio like Fox will offer a clip this early.

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