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Charming Trailer: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel!

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It’s a positive joy to note that Sonny’s command of the English language is just as wobbly as ever!

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel opens on February 27, 2015. Check out the new international trailer following the jump.

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Off Kilter Trailer: True Story!

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Jonah Hill and James Franco star in True Story, based on the story of journalist Mike Finkel and Christian Longo – the murderer who lived in Europe for years under his name.

Also starring Felicity Jones and  Ethan Suplee, True Story will be in theaters in January. Check out the trailer after the jump.

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The Drop: James Gandolfini’s Fine Finale; Tom Hardy’s Best Yet!

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If you see a gun in the first act of a movie, it must go off in the third. I’m paraphrasing there, The Drop does in fact show you a gun in the first act – more than one, actually – and, from there, the movie moves implacably to its inevitable, yet not quite expected end.

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First Look: James Gandolfini–The Drop!

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The Drop is based on a short story by Dennis Lehane (Mystic River, Gone Baby Gone), who also wrote the script. It’s the story of a bartender who finds himself between a rock and hard place when the bar where he works is robbed – it’s a mob-owned enterprise – and finds himself in the middle of an investigation that digs into the neighborhood’s past.

Two new clips have been released featuring Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini. Check them out after the jump. The Drop premieres on September 12th.

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Calvary: Let He Who Is Without Sin Perish!

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An Irish priest in a country parish is hearing confessions when a voice tells him of how he was abused by a priest as a child and has decide that killing an evil priest wouldn’t get much notice but killing an innocent one would make a point. He gives the priest a week to get his affairs in order.

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Charming Trailer: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel!

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In the sequel to the surprise hit The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, hotel proprietor Sonny Kapoor has opened a second hotel – and it the first was The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, then the second must be The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (Sonny’s English if very good – but a bit literal).

Joining the most of cast of the original is Richard Gere as Guy – an gentleman of a certain age whose looks prompt a bit of unsubtle banter. If the film’s first trailer is any indication, writer Ol Parker and director John Madden may have just captured lightning in a bottle for the second time. Check it out after the jump.

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Insane Trailer: Alejandro Iñárritu’s Birdman!

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A actor struggles to mount a play on Broadway. Normal, right? Broadway is never easy. But this actor was once a movie god, playing the iconic superhero, Birdman. Combined with his ego problems, troubled family life and fading career, that’s a lot to put on any guy’s plate.

Is he nuts? The new international trailer for Alejandro Iñárritu’s Birdman suggests that might be a possibility. Check it out after the jump.

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Hard Guy Trailer: The Drop

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Two guys rob a bar. Ex-con bartender Bob Saginowski (Tom Hardy) has been funnelling mob money through the bar – which is owned by his cousin, Marv (James Gandolfini), also an ex-con, which is trying to go legit. Sadly, they are not the robbers. Not good.

Noomi Rapace also stars. The Drop has a September 12th release date. Check out the tense new trailer after the jump.

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First Teaser: Birdman!

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In Birdman, Michael Keaton plays a man who was once famous for playing an iconic superhero. Nothing he’s done before or since has impacted that fame and he’s pretty much considered washed up – but now he’s trying to mount a Broadway play and must overcome his ego, family troubles and, of course, the fact that everyone thinks of him as Birdman, to make it work.

Birdman is the next film from Alejandro González Iñárritu (Babel, Biutiful). Check out the first teaser after the jump.

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Gritty Trailer: The Drop–James Gandolfini’s Last Role!

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In his final role, James Gandolfini returned to the dark world of organized crime as the former owner of a bar that is used as a drop zone for ill-gotten money. The Drop also stars Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace.

Check out the first trailer following the jump. The Drop will be in theaters on September 14th.

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The Best Exotic Sequel Gets Its Release Date!

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One of the more delightful – and unexpected – successes of the last few years was the delightful ensemble piece The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. After the film’s critical and popular success, it was no surprise when a sequel was planned and ordered from the original’s writer, Ol Parker, and director, John Madden.

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2 – which adds Richard Gere and Tamsin Grieg (above), among others, to the ensemble – is now scheduled to appear in select theaters on March 6, 2015. Check out the entirely appropriate graphic of the announcement – replete with cast and plot description – following the jump.

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