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Searing Trailer: Jackie!

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Natalie Portman plays Jackie Kennedy – not the public Jackie, the one we know from television but the one whom we never saw: the one who had to deal privately with the loss of the man she loved.

That the man she loved was President John Fitzgerald Kennedy only heightened her loss.

In the first trailer for Jackie, we see a devastated woman hanging on for dear life – yet never, quite, slipping over the edge.

Natalie Portman is Jackie. Jackie will be in select theaters on December 2nd. The trailer follows the jump.

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Ultimate Argument Red Band Trailer: Wilson!

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Based on the Daniel Clowes graphic novel, Wilson tells the story of Wilson, a honest misanthrope with absolutely no filters who discovers he has a teenage daughter and sets out to find her.

Like the graphic novel, the movie – and hence the trailer (which follows the jump) – should be considered NSFW.

Wilson will be in theaters on March 24, 2017.

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You’re A Good Person Trailer: Gifted!

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What’s more important: giving a gifted child a chance to reach her intellectual potential and deny her the chance to be a kid, or allow her to be a kid at the expense of denying her the chance to reach her intellectual potential? Or is there a way to do both?

Those are the questions at the heart of Gift, the new movie by Marc Webb (500 Days of Summer). Check out trailer after the jump.

Gifted will be in theaters on April 12, 2017.

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Devastating Trailer: Jackie!

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Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy was not just First Lady, she was the architect of Camelot and as brilliant as she was dignified and poised.

Jackie follows her through the days following the assassination of her husband, John F. Kennedy, as she struggles to hold it together under the most trying of circumstances.

Jackie opens in select theaters on December 2nd. The trailer follow the jump.

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Send Their Regrets Trailer: Table 19!

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Eloise got dumped – by text – the night before she was to be maid on honor at the same wedding where he’s best man. Instead of staying home and just sending a gift from the couple’s registry, she’s decided to go anyway. It’s the same wedding – the same celebration, right?

Table 19’s trailer suggests otherwise. Check it out after the jump.

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Sweetie Deadly Darling Trailer: Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie!

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Absolutely Fabulous – Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight

Eddie and Patsy are together again on the big screen for the first time. In their zeal to sign a high profile client for Eddie’s PR firm, they miscalculate gloriously (the only way they ever do anything…). Now they’re on the run – without a single clue as how to do that.

Check out the new international trailer for Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie following the break, sweetie darling! Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie opens on July 22nd.

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Rising Storm Trailer: Birth of a Nation!

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Nate Parker took two years of from his mainstream acting career to write, direct, produce and star in Birth of a Nation – a tale of a literate slave and preacher, Nat Turner, who agrees to use his preaching to mollify the slaves of a financially strained owner, Samuel Turner. After witnessing countless atrocities, he turns his skills to orchestrating an uprising in hopes of leading his people to freedom.

Birth of a Nation premieres on October 7th. Check out the first trailer after the break.

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Battle of the Sexes Begins Production!

Emma Stone as "Billie Jean King" and  Steve Carell as "Bobby Riggs" in BATTLE OF THE SEXES. Photo by Melinda Sue Gordon. © 2016 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation All Rights Reserved
Emma Stone as “Billie Jean King” and Steve Carell as “Bobby Riggs” in BATTLE OF THE SEXES. Photo by Melinda Sue Gordon. © 2016 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation All Rights Reserved

Battle of the Sexes – the story of the legendary tennis match between tennis hustler Bobby Riggs and World number one Billie Jean King – has begun production.

Riggs, a former champion, declared that he could whip King – the current women’s #1 ranked player. The match sparked immense interest and became the single most watched sports event of all time.

Emma Stone stars as King, while Riggs is played by Steve Carell. The film is written by Simon Beaufoy and is being directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. For further details on the story behind the film, follow the jump.

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Sundance Winner – Audience & Jury – Birth of a Nation Opens in October!

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In 1915, D.W. Griffith made the film Birth of a Nation – universally acclaimed for its brilliance, but very much a record of the racial biases of the time.

In 2015, Nate Parker wrote, directed, produced and starred in Birth of a Nation – the story of Nat Turner, who led an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.

Fox Searchlight bought the film for $17 million and has announced an awards season opening date. Follow the jump for details.

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Sweetie Darling Trailer: Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie!

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It’s been talked about for so long that it’s practically an urban legend, but Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie has finally happened.The first trailer riffs on every booze ad in the English-speaking world – suggesting that Patsy and Eddie are as too too much as ever.

The whole ever-so-slightly-blitzed gang is back! Check it out after the break. Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie opens on July 1st.

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