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Flatulent Trailer: Swiss Army Man!

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I haven’t seen the U.S. trailer yet, but the Canadian trailer for Swiss Army Man lives up to the film’s plot – a suicidal castaway finds a flatulent corpse on a beach and it saves his life.

Seriously.

Paul Dano (Love & Mercy) plays the castaway and Daniel Radcliffe (Horns) is the corpse (insert acting joke here…). Check out the hysterical trailer after the break. Swiss Army Man opens on July 1st.

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A Brilliant Young Mind – Not Just Another Big Brain With Issues Movie!

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Nathan Ellis is a brilliant young man – math is like breathing for him – who sits ‘on the spectrum’ as his doctor puts it.

Since his father died when he was a toddler, he’s been incapable of giving or receiving love – which makes things hard for his mum, Julie. When he discovers math, it gives him a way to deal with his life, if not that of others – until an unorthodox tutor, Martin Henderson, enters their lives.

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Words and Pictures: If a Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words, What Are a Thousand Words Worth?

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An alcoholic English teacher faces off against a partially disabled artist in a challenge to discover which is more powerful – a piece of art, or a piece of prose or poetry. Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche play the agreeably disagreeable pair as they set out to win their students to their respective views.

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Romeo & Juliet: Passionate But Not Quite Enough!

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Carlo Carlei’s Romeo & Juliet hits the plays high points with a certain amount of style and some passionate performances, but is sabotaged by overly rapid pacing and a script that isn’t all Shakespeare. It’s still worth seeing, but it could have been so much better.

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