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Bill Murray Makes St. Vincent More!

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St. Vincent is a film that tells a story that we’ve seen many times before – a curmudgeonly older guy rediscovers life because of the influence of a child, while teaching that child about life. The difference between St. Vincent and those many other similarly plotting movies is that this film has a cast that includes Bill Murray.

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Ocular Trailer: Tim Burton’s Big Eyes!

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Big Eyes is not exactly the kind of movie you might expect from Tim Burton, being based on the true story of artist Margaret Keane (Amy Adams) who created the famous series of paintings of doe-eyed subjects and her husband Walter (Christoph Waltz), whose marketing savvy made them a phenomenon in the ‘50s and ‘60s.

With a filmography that has never slipped over into the normal, Big Eyes may be the most unexpected film of Burton’s career. It will open on December 25th. Check out the trailer after he jump.

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Intelligence Trailer: The Imitation Game!

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Morten Tyldum’s The Imitation Game tells the story of how mathematician Alan Turing helped break The Enigma Code – the unbreakable code devised by the Germans during World War II – enabling England and her allies access to the intelligence necessary to win the war.

Check out the tension-filled trailer after the jump. The Imitation Game – starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightly, Charles Dance, Matthew Goode and Mark Strong – opens on November 21st.

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The Giver’s Jeff Bridges To Do Reddit Ask Me Anything July 23rd!

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Ever wondered what Jeff Bridges eats for breakfast or what his favorite movie is?  Well now you can ask him yourself during his first ever Reddit "Ask Me Anything" THIS WEDNESDAY, JULY 23RD AT 3:00PM ET / 12:00PM PT. 

Fans can ask about his upcoming film The Giver, his favorite co-stars, if he really likes White Russians, what is was like to win an Oscar, and any other question they want answered. For more on The Giver, follow the jump.

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The Railway Man – Confronting the Horrors of the Past!

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When Eric Lomax, a recently married man, freaks out his wife, Patti, with a seeming seizure, and she can’t get him to explain why, she seeks out one of his friends for the full story. The Railway Man is a tale of horrific torture in a World War II Japanese labor camp in Thailand that culminates in a confrontation between Lomax and an interpreter who was responsible for much of his pain. It is a true story.

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Apocalyptic Trailer: Snowpiercer

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Snowpiercer is first English-language film from Bong Joon-ho, the South Korean responsible for the exquisite monster flick, 2009’s The Host. Check out the creepy concept art above.

Chris Evans stars as the man who bucks the class system on a post-apocalypse train that carries the surviving humans in a world returned to the Ice Age. On that train, the poor live in the train’s tail while the rich live (in decadence, naturally) at the front. Snowpiercer’s cast also includes Tilda Swinton (who’s trying to stop Evans’ character), Jamie Bell, Alison Pill, John Hurt, Octavia Spencer and Ed Harris.

The international trailer follows the jump.

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Django Unchained: Quentin Tarantino’s Take on Spaghetti Westerns Shoots Down Slavery!

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We all know that Quentin Tarantino is an audacious filmmaker. If there’s a genre of filmmaking that he loves, he will produce his take on it at some point – and he really, really loves spaghetti westerns. For his version of a spaghetti western, though, he doesn’t just explode the conventions of the genre – he does for slavery what he did for World War II in Inglourious Basterds. The result is seriously bloody fun.

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