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Destroyer is The Feel Bad Movie of Christmas!

Destroyer – Erin Bell (Nicole Kidman) –  Phot courtesy of  Annapurna Pictures.

Detective Erin Bell sets out to right a wrong that occurred because, as a young undercover officer twenty years ago, she made a series of wrong decisions.

Destroyer features a two-pronged performance from Kidman – the earnest near-rookie from twenty-four years ago and the angry, drunken, intense performance of Bell in the present.

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Kiki Layne: The Ingénue of Beale Street

In this EMExclusive, I interviewed actress Kiki Layne about her new film “If Beale Street Could Talk”. In early 1970s Harlem, daughter and wife-to-be Tish vividly recalls the passion, respect and trust that have connected her and her artist fiancé Alonzo Hunt, who goes by the nickname Fonny. Friends since childhood, the devoted couple dream of a future together, but their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit. I sat down with Kiki during a roundtable to talk about her big-screen debut!

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Trust Love Trailer: If Beale Street Could Talk!

Set in early-1970s Harlem, If Beale Street Could Talk is the timeless love story of both a couple’s unbreakable bond and the African-American family’s empowering embrace, as told through the eyes of 19-year-old Tish Rivers.

If Beale Street Could Talk – director Barry Jenkins’ follow up to his Oscar®-winning Moonlight – opens in select theaters on December 14th.

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Lonely Guy Trailer: Missing Link!

Mr. Link is a nice guy – very erudite (though his penmanship isn’t great) – but he’s alone.

Tired of living a solitary life in the Pacific Northwest, Mr. Link recruits fearless explorer Sir Lionel Frost to guide him on a journey to find his long-lost relatives in the fabled valley of Shangri-La.

From the makers of Coraline and Kubo and the Two Strings, Missing Link will be in theaters on April 12, 2019.

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Trying to Make a Connection Trailer: If Beale Street Could Talk!

Based on the novel by James Baldwin and set in early-1970s Harlem, If Beale Street Could Talk is a timeless and moving love story of both a couple’s unbreakable bond and the African-American family’s empowering embrace, as told through the eyes of 19-year-old Tish Rivers.

Ocar®-winner Barry Jenkins follow up to Moonlight, If Beale Street Could Talk will be in select theaters on November 30th.

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We’re Good at What We Do Trailer: The Sisters Brothers!

The Sisters Brothers – Charlie Sisters (Joaquin Phoenix) and Eli Sisters (John C. Reilly) – Photo by Magali Bragard /Courtesy of Annapurna Pictures.

Based on Patrick Dewitt’s acclaimed novel of the same name, follows two brothers – Eli and Charlie Sisters – who are hired to kill a prospector who has stolen from their boss.

Like Charles Portis’ True Grit, The Sisters Brothers is a uniquely wonderful tale. The trailer for the film adaptation hints at just how delightful the movie might be.

The Sisters Brothers is coming soon to a theater near you.

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What Is Normal Trailer: Professor Marston & The Wonder Women!

Professor Marston & The Wonder Women – Olive Byrne – Bella Heathcote – Photo courtesy of Annapurna Pictures.

The story of Dr. William Moulton Marston, the creator of Wonder Woman, is every bit as interesting as any of his character’s adventures.

After all, what is normal, anyway?

Professor Marston & The Wonder Women opens on October 27th.

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Arm and a Leg Trailer: The Bad Batch!

The Bad Batch – Arlen (Suki Waterhouse) stuck in the desert – Photo courtesy of Annapurna Pictures

The Bad Batch is the new film from Ana Lily Amirpour – whose A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night was one of the most highly regraded films of 2011.

Now she’s trying her hand at the post-apocalyptic/dystopian genre. Her style remains distinctive and the film’s new trailer is… unusual.

The Bad Batch will be in theaters on June 23rd.

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