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Fast Talker Trailer: Norman!

NORMAN – Norman Oppenheimer (Richard Gere) and Lior Ashkenazi (Micha Eshel) – Photo courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

Norman: The Moderate and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer stars Richard Gere who is a small time fixer of problems and creator of financial schemes who cashes in a favor owed from a now-prominent politician in hopes of reversing his luck.

Norman will be in theaters on April 17th.

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Beautiful Trailer: The Red Turtle!

The Red Turtle is the first Studo Ghibli film by a non-Japanese director.

It’s simple tale of a man stranded on a deserted island – and the red turtle that destroys his raft every time he tries to leave – has been hailed as a masterpiece at film festivals around the world.

It premieres in the U.S. on January 20th. The official trailer follows the brek.

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First Look Stills: The Comedian!

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Robert DeNiro plays Jackie Burke – an insult comic who had a hit sitcom back in the day – is trying to make a comeback, but there’s a hitch. Jackie assaulted a guy who was taping his act in a club and is sentenced to community service.

On the bright side, while serving his sentence he meets Leslie Mann’s Harmony – who’s as messed up as he is.

Sony Pictures classics has released a cool new poster and a ‘first look’ set of stills from The Comedian check them out – along with the trailer – after the break.

The Comedian opens on January 13, 2017.

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800 Lb. Gorilla Trailer: The Comedian!

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An insult comic who used to have a hit TV show, Jackie Burke may be a comedy icon, but no one wants him to reinvent himself. Which is unfortunate because it leads to his assaulting a guy who tries to tape his insult comedy routine and sticks him with community service.

On the plus side, he meets a girl…

The Comedian will have a select, Oscar®-qualifying release in December before opeing wide on January 13, 2017. Follow the break to check out the trailer.

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Witty Tragicomic Trailer: The Hollars!

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Sometimes – especially in the case of family dramedies – the best stuff is in the trailer. The new trailer for The Hollars could be on of those, but that would be a shame – the cast includes some of the most brilliant character actors of our time: Margo Martindale (Justified, The Americans), Richard Jenkins (Olive Kitteridge, Cabin in the Woods), Sharlto Copley (Powers, District 9), Anna Kendrick (Pitch Perfect, Into the Woods), John Krasinski (The Office, Promised Land), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (BrainDead, 10 Cloverfield Lane) and Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat, The Interview).

Check out the first trailer after the jump. The Hollars opens in New York and Los Angeles on August 26th.

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Greed Is Good For Women Too Trailer: Equity!

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Equity, starring Breaking Bad’s Anna Gunn looks like it could be Wall Street from a female perspective – and Gunn’s character, Naomi Bishop, could be the female Gordon Gecko.

Now if she could just get past her misogynistic boss…

Check out the trailer for Equity after the break. Equity premieres on July 29th.

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The Bronze – Faded Glory and Second Chances!

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The Bronze – Hope (Melissa Rauch) and Maggie (Haley Lu Richardson) (Sony Pictures Classics)

The Bronze is the story of a woman who achieved an impossible medal in gymnastics but instead of using that to go on to better things, coasted on the glory of that achievement – then, for all the wrong reasons, found a way to move on… and nearly blew it.

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Acrobatic Trailer: The Bronze!

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Ten years ago, Hope Ann Greggory was America’s sweetheart. Performing through a serious injury at the world’s most prestigious gymnastics tournament clinched an unlikely bronze medal for the U.S. team and brought glory to her hometown of Amherst, Ohio. Still living in her dad Stan’s basement, she spends her days at the mall milking her minor celebrity for free food and favors.

Then she’s put in the unenviable (for her) position of having to train gymnastic prodigyl Maggie or forfeit a sizable inheritance. Does the egocentirc Hope Ann go for it – or does she sabotage the newbie who threatens to take her place in the hearts of the town?

The Bronze was co-written by and stars Melissa Rauch (The Big Bang Theory), Gary Cole, Thomas Middleditch, Sebastian Stan, Cecily Strong, Haley Lu Richardson. Check out the green band trailer after the jump. The Bronze opens on March 18th.

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New Tom as Hank Poster: I Saw the Light!

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Early clips from I Saw the Light show how well Tom Hiddleston has inhabited the character of country & western legend Hank Williams.

Sony Pictures Classics has released a new poster for I Saw the Light that emphasizes the transformation in a classic Hank pose. Check it out after the jump. I Saw the Light premieres on March 25, 2016.

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Philosophical Trailer: Irrational Man!

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In Woody Allen’s new film, Irrational Man, Joaquin Phoenix stars as a philosophy professor who seems overwhelmed by something even deeper than despair. Even a perky student played by Emma Stone can’t seem to lift his spirits.

Then, suddenly, he springs to life – amazing everyone, though no one more than himself – as can be seen in the first trailer for Irrational Man, following the jump. Irrational Man will be in theaters on July 24th. Continue reading Philosophical Trailer: Irrational Man!