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Forbidden Love, Betrayal, And Sumptuous Costumes In The Trailer For Vinterberg’s ‘Far From The Madding Crowd’

ThomasVinterbergdoesn’tgetasmuchpressashisDogme95counterpart,LarsVonTrier,ifonlybecauseVinterbergtendstorefrainfromdoingthingslikewriting“FCK”onhisknucklesandcomparinghimselftoHitler.Thatmakeshimsomewhatlessinterestinginmymind,butnevertheless,theDanecanstillmakeafinemovie,andevengotanOscarnominationforTheHuntlastyear.

Review: ‘Foxcatcher’ Is Great At Looking Like An Awards Movie

Foxcatcherexpandstomoretheatersthisweekend.ThisismyoriginalreviewfromTIFF.LikeBennettMiller’slastmovie,Moneyball,Foxcatcherislongonproductionvalues,butshortoninsight.HisfilmaboutweirdoJonDuPontandthewrestlingSchultzbrothersisentertainingenoughandlooksgreat,itjustdoesn’ttellyouawholelot…well,awholelotaboutJonDuPontortheSchultzbrothers.

The ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Martin Scorsese Edit Works Surprisingly Well

 WithalighteditandliberaluseoftheRollingStones’“CanYouHearMeKnockin”,VimeouserTommyButton hastransformedWetHotAmericanSummerintoaMartinScorsesefilm.AlthoughI’mnotsure“transformed”istherightword.TheoriginalWetHotAmericanSummeropeningcreditsalreadylooksortofScorsese-esque:Well,probablymoreRichardLinklaterthanMartinScorsese.

Check Out The Trailer For George Lucas’s Animated Musical Toy Commercial, ‘Strange Magic’

 It’shardtoknowwhatallofGeorgeLucas’sspecificcontributionstotheStarWarsprequelsorIndy4were,butthegeneralassumptionisthatanythingthatfeelslikeadumbcatchphraseortoyaimedat10-year-olds(JarJarBinks,thedancinggophersinIndy)wasGeorge’sfauShow More Summary

This Week in Netflix And Streaming: ’22 Jump Street’, ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’, and ‘If I Stay’

Guys,thisissupersad,butitseemslikeNetflixtooktheweekoff,probablytobewiththeirlovedones.OneofthewaysIdeterminewhattofeatureisbygettinganemailfromJosephNetflixJr.,helaysitallouttheresoIcanbelazy,butthisweeknomissivewasforthcoming.

This Modern Trailer For ‘The Last Starfighter’ Will Have You Dreaming Of A Remake

Kidstoday,withtheirInterstellarsandtheirEnder’sGames,don’tknowhowgoodthey’vegotit.Childrenofthe80sandeven90sgrewupwithsomeprettyawfulsciencefictionfilms,andthat’swhyHollywoodissowillingtorebooteveryfilmthathasbeenmadeinthelast30years,becausewecan’tstoptalkingabouthowlaughablybadsomeofthemwere.

Bono And His Famous Friends Are Tired Of Talking About Ebola In This PSA

Bono’sinternationaladvocacyorganizationONEhasrecruitedsomeprettyfamouspeopleforthisnewpublicserviceannouncementregardingtheglobalfightagainstEbola.ThepurposeofONEisto“raisepublicawarenessandworkwithpoliticalleaderstocombatAIDSandpreShow More Summary

Frotcast 230: ‘Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood’ (1976), With Jane Harrison

-Listenontheplayerabove,ordownloadasanmp3here (rightclick,saveas).“I’mproblematic?THISWHOLEINTERNETISPROBLEMATIC!”-ClimacticquotefromMr.SmithGoesToThinkpieces.(Ourcollectivejokeoftheweek)Bret,Brendan,andSanFranciscocomedianJaneHarrison...Show More Summary

Random Twitter Users Rave About Kevin Hart’s ‘The Wedding Ringer’ In The New Red-Band Trailer

Januaryistypicallythemonthwheremoviesgotodie.Imeanthere’salsoFebruary,March,May-November,buthey,who’scounting?Eitherway,itshouldcomeasnosurprisethatKevinHart’slatest,TheWeddingRinger,willbereleasedattheveryheightofourcollectiveseasoShow More Summary

‘Free The Nipple’ Is The Pussy Riot Boobs Need

Whenyouthinkaboutit,women’sexposednipplesarealotlikethegirlsfromPussyRiot,onlyinsteadofbeinginjailfortwoyears,women’snippleshavebeenbannedfrompubliclifeforaslongasanyonecanremember.It’sthisgreatinjusticethat’sattheheartofFreeTheNippShow More Summary

Here’s Kirk Cameron Telling Us How To Talk To Gay People

ForhoweverdividedFilmDrunkreadersmightbeonTMNT orInterstellar,it’ssocomfortingtoknowthatnearlyallofusareunitedinourhatredofKirkCameron.Nowthat’swhatIcall:community.Soourcommunity,Iimagine,mightbedelightedtosee atwo-and-a-halfminuteKirkCameronvideouploadedjustyesterdayentitled“HowtoWitnessaGayPerson,”featuringleatherthongs,prominentlisps,andsomeAustraliandudeonmeth.

Patrick Stewart Is The Scariest Guy In A Cable-Knit Sweater As A Neo Nazi In ‘Green Room’

PatrickStewartrecentlytweetedoutthisfirstlookatGreenRoom,inwhichheplaystheleaderofaneo-NazigangfordirectorJeremySaulnier.Canyouimaginegettingbashedbyaguyinacable-knitsweater?Talkaboutthebanalityofevil.Maybethey’rejustgrammarNazis.SaShow More Summary

RIP, Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Movie, Dead At Sony At Age 2

Oneofthemosttalked-aboutmovieprojectsinrecentyearsdiedthisweek.Sourcessayitwentquietly,surroundedbySonyexecs.Itwasjustafewyearsold.Thehigh-profileSteveJobsmoviehasbeenputintoturnaroundbySonyPictures,TheHollywoodReporterhasconfirmed.Themovie,whichwasbeingproducedbyScottRudin,MarkGordonandGuymonCasady,wastobedirectedbyDannyBoylefromascriptbyAaronSorkin.

RIP, Mike Nichols: Director Of ‘The Graduate’ Dead At 83

MikeNichols(above,withwifeof26years,DianneSawyer),directorofTheGraduate,Closer,TheBirdcage,CharlieWilson’sWar,PrimaryColors,etc,hasdiedattheageof83.Inadditiontodirectingsomeofthemostmemorablefilmsinhistory(“Oneword,kid,‘plastics’”),NicholswasamemberoftheEGOTclub,havingwonanEmmy,Grammy,Oscar,andTony.

Nose-Licking, Clay Matthews, And Fart Noises… It’s The Trailer For ‘Pitch Perfect 2?

Where,ohwhere,couldtheBellastakeusthattheydidn’talreadytakeusinPitchPerfect?Totheworldchampionshipsofacappella,obviously.Hotontheheelsofthehilariouspun-play ofthefirstposterforPitchPerfect2,thetrailerhasarrived,andithasmoresingingthananymovietrailerinthehistoryoftheworld(citationneeded).

The Bellas Are Back In The First Poster For ‘Pitch Perfect 2?

Thatissometopnotchmovieposterplay-on-wordsrightthere,friends.Incaseyoudon’tgetit,they’resaying,“We’rebackpitches,”justlikesomeonemightsay,“We’reback,bitches.”Inthiscase,thecastofPitchPerfect2isessentiallysaying,“We’reback,”butthey’reoptingtouse“pitches”insteadof“bitches,”becauseattheendoftheday,thisisstillafamilyaffair.

Donald Sutherland Has Taken The Jennifer Lawrence Praise To An All-Time High

Atsomepoint,peopleareboundtogettiredofallofthetalkabouthowseeminglywonderfulandgenerallycoolJenniferLawrenceis.Eventheactresshasaddressedthatfactinrecentinterviews,whichhopefullymeansthatshe’llbeabletosensethewarningsignsandstaveoffShow More Summary

Angelina Jolie Wants To Retire From Acting To Focus On Directing

Youcouldfill10bookswithquotesfromactorsanddirectorswhoprematurelyannouncedtheirretirementonlytogobackontheirword,butforwhatit’sworth,AngelinaJolie,whohashersecondfilmasadirector,Unbroken,comingoutChristmasDay,toldamagazinerecentlythatsheplanstoquitactingtofocusondirecting.

This Week In Posters: ‘Inherent Vice’ Wins Again

Ialmostdidn’tdoaThisWeekInPostersthisweek,andthenIsawthisbannerforPaulThomasAnderson’sInherentVice,andrealizedIhadto.Thisisjustfantastic.Haveyouseenthetrailerforthis yet?Youshould.Youcanseethemegahugeversionoftheposterhere,whichisretroinalltherightways(IshouldexpectasmuchfromtheguywhogaveusBoogieNights).

Robb Stark Is Prince Charming In The Trailer For Disney’s Live-Action ‘Cinderella’

Disneyhasreleasedthetrailerfortheirlive-actionCinderellamovie,whichopensMarch2015,afewyearslatetothereimaginedfairytalesparty.ButunlikeMirrorMirrororSnowWhiteandtheHuntsman,Cinderella,withdirectionbyKennethBranagh,playsitprettystraight.It’salmosttothepointwheremakingitneitheragritty,contemporary,normusical(orwhateverthehellMirrorMirror...Show More Summary

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