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Family Tradition Featurette: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms!

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms – Clara (Mackenzie Foy) and the Sugar Plum Fairy (Keira Knightley) – Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios.

Just as The Nutcracker ballet has become a Christmas tradition, the cast of Walt Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms hope the movie will become a Christmas classic.

They talk about the ballet and their hopes for the film in a new featurette from Disney.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms opens on November 2nd.

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Meet the Characters of Disney’s The Nutcaracker and the Four Realms!

Disney has released a set of nine character posters for its Christmas release, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms – including the above poster of Clara, the film’s heroine.

Check out the rest below.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms opens on November 2nd.

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Nothing Is As It Seems Trailer: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms!

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms – Clara (Mackenzie Foy), Phillip (Jayden Fowora-Knight) – Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios.

Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms – inspired by E.T.A. Hoffman’s classic tale – premieres on November 2nd.

Disney has released the film’s final trailer (below). It’s pretty cool.

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Your Mother Created Our World Trailer: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms!

Clara misses her mother, yet her father implores her to try to enjoy the first Christmas without her.

But Clara receives a unique gift that opens the way to a magical world created by her mother.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms opens on November 2nd.

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Collateral Beauty – I Hated This Movie!

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Collateral Beauty is a story about grief, recovery and redemption – themes also found in Kenneth Lonergan’s brilliant Manchester By Sea. It angered me because it appeared to be an entirely different movie than the one suggested by the trailers – and by being a remarkably treacly film on its own merits.

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Fast 8 Trailer: The Fate of the Furious!

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Can the unthinkable happen? Will Dom turn on his family?

The Fate of the Furious has a host of returning players, including mysterious CIA guy Mr. Nobody (Kurt Russell) and Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham), along with a lethal lady who is queen of internet crime.

The first trailer is a bit long – at 197 seconds – but like even the longest movie in the series, it feels like half that. Check it out after the break.

The Fate of the furious opens on April 17, 2017.

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Personal Response Trailer: Collateral Beauty!

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Howard Inlet has suffered a terrible personal tragedy and dealing with it by writing letters – to Love, Time and Death. He is not expecting a personal response.

Collateral Beauty stars Will Smith, Keira Knightley, Edward Norton, Jacob Lattimore, Michael Pena, Naomie Harris and Helen Mirren. It opens on December 16th. Check out the first trailer after the break.

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Eye in the Sky: Dr. Strangelove Played Straight!

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Eye in the Sky – Colonel Katherine Powell (Helen Mirren). Phot courtesy of eOne/Gold Circle Entertainment

Eye in the Sky is an intense war film that examines the price of war. It suggests that the cost of war is too high – whether you’re in an actual on the ground conflict, or not.

This is Alan Rickman’s last film and it’s one that does his talent – and that of everyone involved – proud.

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Heartwarming Trailer: Woman In Gold!

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Gustav Klimt’s most famous painting – so famous it’s a postcard! – was taken from its Jewish owners by the Nazis and wound up in a Vienna museum after World War II.

Woman In Gold was also a portrait of Maria Altman’s Aunt Adele. She wanted it back so she sued the government to reclaim it. Helen Mirren stars as Maria Altman in the film Woman In Gold along with Ryan Reynolds as Radol Scoenberg, the lawyer who represented her throughout.

Check out the trailer following the jump. Woman In Gold opens on April 3, 2015.

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