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First Trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Inherent Vice’

September 29th, 2014 By

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Fans of Paul Thomas Anderson are getting an early peek at their Christmas present for this year, as Warner Bros. has released the first trailer for the auteur’s new movie Inherent Vice starring Joaquin Phoenix (Her).  The movie will open in select cities on December 12th, making it eligible for all of the year-end awards, before going wide on January 9th. Read more…

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‘Nice Guy’ Matt Bomer Cast in Shane Black’s Latest

September 29th, 2014 By

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Matt Bomer, recently nominated for an Emmy for his heartbreaking turn as an AIDS patient in the HBO movie The Normal Heart, is set to join the cast of The Nice Guys, the latest film from director Shane Black (Iron Man 3).  Ryan Gosling (Gangster Squad) and Russell Crowe (Noah) headline the period thriller being produced by Joel Silver (The Matrix) at Warner Bros.  Black co-wrote the original screenplay with Anthony Bagarozzi. Read more…

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Winslet Starrer ‘A Little Chaos’ Acquired by Focus Features

September 29th, 2014 By
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Focus Features has acquired the North American rights to director Alan Rickman’s romantic period drama A Little Chaos. The film stars Kate Winslet (Divergent) and Matthias Schoenaerts (The Drop) in the story of a woman who challenges social and sexual norms as a landscape designer hired to build one of King Louis XIV’s palace gardens at Versailles. Read more…

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Weekly Trailer Roundup – 9/22/14 thru 9/28/14

September 29th, 2014 By

Welcome to the Weekly Trailer Roundup, where we count down the top five trailers released in the past week, “top” being defined any way we want to at the moment…exciting, ridiculous, best, worst…

These are the trailers that, for one reason or another, you should be paying attention to.

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This week we celebrate the stunning diversity that movies can offer by visiting five disparate corners of the cinematic universe. The five trailers highlighted below represent not just different genres, but five unique approaches to filmmaking. From a big budget studio comedy to an ethereal tone poem of a film, with a few stops along the way, this roundup has a little bit of everything. Variety, as they say, is the spice of life. Read more…

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Emma Watson and Daniel Bruhl to Co-Star in Thriller ‘Colonia’

September 29th, 2014 By

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Principal photography has commenced on the political thriller Colonia, a dramatization of the 1973 Chilean coup d’état that eventually put dictator-to-be Augusto Pinochet into power. The film stars Emma Watson (Noah) and Daniel Bruhl (Rush) as Lena and Daniel, a young German couple taking part in demonstrations against the coup, leading to their arrest by Pinochet’s secret police.

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Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Last Days’ PSA Tackles Ivory Poaching

September 29th, 2014 By

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On Saturday feature film director Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty, The Hurt Locker) showed off her new three-minute PSA entitled Last Days at the New York Film Festival. Followed by a panel on ivory poaching, the short film details the bloody path that starts with poaching and ends in the funding of numerous terrorist organizations across Africa. Read more…

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Leonardo DiCaprio to Produce ‘American Wolf’ Movie

September 29th, 2014 By

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For his next project, Leonardo DiCaprio “The Actor” will step aside in favor of Leonardo DiCaprio “The Wildlife Conservationist.”  DiCaprio’s production company, Appian Way, is partnering with Langley Park Productions to secure the movie rights to the animal rights book American Wolf. Read more…

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Check Out the Trailer for Social Media Mystery ‘The Heart Machine’

September 28th, 2014 By

Don’t be fooled by the first thirty-or-so seconds of The Heart Machine’s trailer; this is no cutsey indie romance. Instead, it looks like what we have here is a study in relationships cultivated through social media sites and the paranoia wrought from them – a sort of fictional version of Catfish (or, simply Catfish depending on how you feel about that film’s legitimacy). Read more…

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Check Out the Trailer for Oscar Submission ‘Mommy’

September 27th, 2014 By

In case you missed it, Xavier Dolan’s drama, Mommy is Canada’s submission for Best Foreign Language Film for the 2014 Oscars. There’s still no word on whether or not the film will earn earn a nomination (much less the award), but have a look at Mommy‘s official US trailer and make your own prediction.

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Nicolas Cage Film Pulled from Chinese Theaters

September 27th, 2014 By
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Of course it’s in 3D

 Outcast, the Chinese martial arts epic starring Nicolas Cage – we are not messing with you, this is real – was set to open Friday in over 5,000 Chinese theaters when, hours before its premiere, the film was pulled. China has very strict censorship laws, so it’s not unusual for films to get pulled, halted, censored, or banned, but in the case of Outcast no reason has been given for the rejection. According to VarietyOutcast will be released in the US at some point – by Millenium Entertainment. We can only guess why anyone wouldn’t want people see Nic Cage fighting Chinese warriors with a broadsword.

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