Tag Archives: Focus Features

Tantalizing Teaser: Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled!

The first trailer for Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled has been released.

The film, adapted from Thomas Cullinan’s novel of the same name, relates events that follow when  a wounded Union soldier is discovered near  The Miss Martha Farnsworth Seminary for Young Ladies and taken in.

The Beguiled opens on June 23rd.

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DVD Review: Kubo and the Two Strings – Still Brilliant!

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Kubo and the Two Strings is a genuinely amazing film. It’s a story of family on both an intimate and mythic level. It’s also absolutely gorgeous to look at.

If not for the Pixar release Zootopia, it would be almost certainly a lock for this year’s best animated film Oscar®. The DVD is now available and it’s a must for any collector of great animation.

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What Have You Been Up To Trailer: The Zookeeper’s Wife!

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Jessica Chastain stars as Antonina ?abi?ska, who, with her husband Jan, ran the Warsaw Zoo when the Nazis invade Poland. She helped hundreds of lives – by hiding them in the bombed out cages of the zoo – while risking her own.

The Zookeeper’s Wife is based on Diane Ackerman’s bestselling book. It will be in theaters on March 31, 2017. The tension filled trailer follows the break.

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Nocturnal Animals Platformed Release Dates Announced!

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Susan Morrow receives a package from her ex-husband – a novel (a roman a clef, actually) that is dedicated to her. She reads it as threat/revenge tale.

Nocturnal Animals will receive a platformed release – opening on November 18th in select cites; on November 23rd in several more cities, and going wide on December 9th.

The trailer and release information follow the jump.

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Intriguing Teaser for the Trailer: Nocturnal Animals!

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Tom Ford’s second film is ‘a haunting romantic thriller of shocking intimacy and gripping tension.’

The teaser for the first trailer captures that distinct feel with its glimpses of key characters. Check it out after the break. Nocturnal Animals will open in New York and Los Angeles on November 18th before being platformed across North America.

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Love Is Love Trailer: Loving!

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Joel Edgerton (The Gift) and Ruth Negga (Preacher) star in Jeff Nichols’ film Loving – the story of ‘the real-life courage and commitment of an interracial couple’ who married in a time when that was labelled ‘miscegenation’ and was against the law.

The film’s first trailer follows the jump. Loving will open on November 4th.

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It Takes A Village: (Redband Trailer) Popstar!

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The latest target for Judd Apatow is overly full-of-themselves popstars in Popstar – the story of the latest popstar savior of the music business, Connor4Real.

Oversized entourage? Check! Over-inflated ego? Check! Overly  ambitious manager? Check! Incredible cast? (Seriously: Andy Samberg, Sarah Silverman, Time, Meadows, May Rudolph, plus quantities of big names in the music industry) Check!

Created, written, directing and starring various configurations of comedy collective The Lonely Island (Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone), Popstar premieres on June 3rd. Check out the trailer after the break.

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Race Jogs But It Gets There In The End!

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For a movie about the then fastest man alive, Race certainly takes its time – the story of how Jesse Owens became the winner of four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics of 1936 makes up its more dawdling sections with unexpected (frequently truth is stranger than fiction) details and a strong performance by Stephan James.

While Owens’ story hits a lot of familiar sports movie beats, the moments of pure truth that require those beats overcome the movie’s moments of familiarity.

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Reckless and Irresponsible Trailer: Bastille Day!

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Games of Thrones’ Richard Madden plays a pickpocket who picks up the wrong bag in Jason Watkins’ Bastille Day – and winds up on the wrong side of Idris Elba’s unorthodox CIA operative when the bag turns out to contain a bomb.

This American’s time in Paris is about to become very, very dangerous. Check out the trailer after the jump. US premiere date to be determined.

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