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It Is a Fearlful Thing Trailer: Godless!

When Roy Goode – a member of Frank Griffin’s gang – seeks to hide out in isolated mining town La Belle, New Mexico, he finds help from tough widow Alice Fletcher.

When Griffin heads their way, the town – governed mostly by women – bands together against him.

Godless premieres on Netflix on November 22nd.

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First Look – Steven Soderbergh’s Netflix Western, Godless!

Godless – Roy Goode (Jack O’Connell) and Frank Griffin (Jeff Daniels) – Photo by Andrew Hreha/Courtesy of Netflix.

Frank Griffin, a menacing outlaw, is terrorizing the west as he hunts down his son-like partner – turned mortal enemy – Roy Goode, who is hiding at Alice Fletcher’s ranch near the quiet town of La Belle, NM, which is made up entirely of women.

Godless is a seven-part epic western series from Steven Soderbergh, Casey Silver and Scott Frank. It stars Jeff Daniels, Michelle Dockery and Jack O’Connell – and will premiere on Netflix on November 22nd.

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Peter Saarsgard Joins Hulu’s The Looming Tower!

Peter Saarsgard has joined the cast of Hulu’s forthcoming original drama series The Looming Tower.

He will play Martin Schmidt, a CIA analyst who always believes he’s the smartest person in the room.

Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning exposé by Lawrence Wright, The Looming Tower traces the rising threat of Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda, and takes a controversial look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI may have inadvertently set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Iraq.

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Jeff Daniels To Star In The Looming Tower!

Hulu announced today that Emmy Award-winning actor Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom, The Martian, Steve Jobs) has been cast to star in Hulu’s original new drama series The Looming Tower.  
Based on Lawrence Wright’s exposé, The Looming Tower traces the rising threat of Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda – looking at how interdepartmental rivalry between the FBI and CIA may have played an inadvertent role in the success of the 9/11 attacks.
More details are below.

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The Divergent Series: Allegiant – Running In Place; Jumping Up and Down; Standing Still!

Allegiant - Hitching a red desert ride

I enjoyed the first two movies in the Divergent series – enough to give them both a B grade. The characters were riffs on ones we’d seen before, but Shailene Woodley and Theo James brought substantially more to them than the scripts might have indicated.

Now comes Allegiant – third in the series and part one of the two-part elongation of the third book in the YA trilogy. Although it introduces a new villain – and suggests that, like in The Hunger Games: Mockingbird Part 2, a once apparently decent character gives in to the temptation of power – the whole thing feels like it never really goes anywhere.

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Heights Clip: The Divergent Series: Allegiant!

Allegiant - Run, Tris, Run

Tris and Four have to really work hard to get a few moments of privacy in The Divergent Series: Allegiant – the third of four movies in the series.

Check out a new clip following the jump. The Divergent Series: Allegiant opens on March 18th.

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Genius Trailer: Steve Jobs!

Steve Jobs - Fassbender-Rogen 2

It looks like we’re getting the warts-and-all Steve Jobs biopic that we didn’t get last time – courtesy of writer Aaron Sorkin and director Danny Boyle.

Starring Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen, Kate Winselt and Jeff Daniels, Steve Jobs is a look behind the scenes at three iconic moments in Jobs’ career – and pivotal launches in Apple’s history.

Check out the trailer after the jump. Steve Jobs enters on October 9th.

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Everyone’s a Comedian Clip: The Martian!

Martian - Bring Him Home

Mark Damon stars as astronaut Mark Watney in Ridley Scott’s adaptation of The Martian by Andy Weir. During the Ares Mission to Mars, a storm forces the crew to abort the mission and, believing Watney to be dead, leave without them.

With scant supplies, Watney has to figure out a way to contact mission control and then survive until help can arrive.

The Martian will be in theaters on October 2nd. Meet the crew of the Ares Mission following the jump – then check out the first full-length trailer!

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First Look Trailer: Steve Jobs!

Steve Jobs - Fassbender-Rogen

Danny Boyle has made films in a wide variety of genres. With Steve Jobs, he tackles biography with his usual sense of style and panache – and a cast that is close to sublime (Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen, Kate Winslet, Jeff Daneils). Check out the first trailer for Steve Jobs following the jump.

Steve Jobs will be in theaters on October 9th.

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