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Rupert Everett is “Wilde” about Oscar

This weekend at the movies, the audience will get a glimpse into the final days of  in the  tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a man who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the difficulties that beset his life with detachment and humor. The Happy Prince marks the directorial debut of actor Rupert Everett, who also wrote its screenplay. I recently sat down with Mr. Everett to talk about directing for the first time and playing Oscar Wilde a second.

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I’m Twelve! Trailer: The Kid Who Would Be King!

So, when Arthur returns it’s as a twelve-year old public school kid?

While The Kid Who Would Be King sounds like it could be a grade Z waste of time, the talent behind it suggests it could be a surprisingly good movie – Joe Cornish (Attack the Block) wrote and directed; Louis Ashbourne Serkis (SS-GB, Taboo) is Alex; Patrick Stewart (ST:TNG, Ted) is Merlin, and Rebecca Ferguson (the last two Mission: Impossible films) is Morgana.

The Kid Who Would Be King opens on January 25, 2019.

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The Bullet Settles Everything Trailer: Miss Bala!

Gloria (Gina Rodriguez) finds a power she never knew she had when she is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness, and strength.

Miss Bala opens on February 1, 2019.

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Sounds Like the Bad Guys Teaming Up Trailer: Glass!

Are the events of Unbreakable and Split merely the crazed imaginings of Kevin Wendel Crumb, David Dunn and Elijah Price? Is that why we find them in a mental health institution?

The new trailer for M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass makes that suggestion before breaking it apart.

Glass Premieres on January 18, 2019.

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GKIDS ACQUIRES NORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS TO MODEST HEROES: PONOC SHORT FILMS THEATRE, VOLUME 1!

GKIDS has acquired the North American rights to Modest Heroes: Ponoc Short Films Theatre, Volume 1 – an animated trilogy of stories from Studio Ponoc directors Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Yoshiyuki Momose and Akihiko Yamashita.

Theatrical release for the film – which follows Studio Ponoc’s When Marnie Was There – is January, 2019.

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Family Tradition Featurette: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms!

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms – Clara (Mackenzie Foy) and the Sugar Plum Fairy (Keira Knightley) – Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios.

Just as The Nutcracker ballet has become a Christmas tradition, the cast of Walt Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms hope the movie will become a Christmas classic.

They talk about the ballet and their hopes for the film in a new featurette from Disney.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms opens on November 2nd.

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Rare and Strange Trailer: Mortal Engines!

Hundreds of years after civilization was destroyed by a cataclysmic event, a mysterious young woman, Hester Shaw (Hera Hilmar), emerges as the only one who can stop London — now a giant, predator city on wheels — from devouring everything in its path.

Mortal Engines will be in theaters on December 14th.

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It’s Got a Nice Ring to It Trailer: Robin Hood!

Robin Hood – Robin Hood (Taron Edgerton), Little John (Jamie Foxx) – Photo courtesy of Lionsgate.

The final trailer for Robin Hood has arrived and it’s a montage of action and quips that moves like one of Robin’s arrows.

Robin Hood opens on November 21st.

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