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Lion – A Lost Boy Finds Home… Twice!

The story of Saroo Brierley is one of epic proportions to the point that if it were fiction it might be hard to believe.

How an Indian child of five could fall asleep on a decommissioned train in Ganesh Talai in the Khandwr Province of India and wind up in Calcutta, in Bengali Province and then survive for two years on the streets before being placed in an orphanage and being adopted by an Australian couple… Well, it’s like something out of an international soap opera – only it’s true.

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The Hateful Eight – DCP Ain’t 70mm But It’s Not Bad!

SAMUEL L. JACKSON stars in THE HATEFUL EIGHT. Photo: Andrew Cooper, SMPSP © 2015 The Weinstein Company. All Rights Reserved.
SAMUEL L. JACKSON stars in THE HATEFUL EIGHT.
Photo: Andrew Cooper, SMPSP © 2015 The Weinstein Company. All Rights Reserved.

I saw The Hateful Eight a few hours ago and even though we might not have a 70mm house in town, it’s still a great ride on a more or less standard screen with digital projection.

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Not That Hard Trailer: The Hateful Eight!

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The Hateful Eight looks like a truly twisted western. Looks like Quentin Tarantino has done it again.

Check out the new trailer following the jump. The Hateful Eight opens in select cinemas – equipped for 70mm presentation – on Christmas Day and goes wide on January 8, 2016.

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Dark, Savage Trailer: Macbeth

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Macbeth is one of Shakespeare’s darkest and yet most beloved plays – the tragedy of a man who allows his lust for power to lead him to his own destruction.

The latest film version comes from the producers of The King’s Speech and stars Michael Fassbender as Macbeth and Marion Cotilliard as Lady Macbeth.

Mabceth will be in select theaters on December 4th. check out the powerful trailer following the jump.

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No Escape – Asian Coup Targets American Family!

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An American family moving to another country for a new job find themselves in the middle of a coup – where foreigners are being executed on sight – and having to fight to survive.

No Escape is a better than average thriller with a rare dramatic turn for Owen Wilson – who shines as the harried father struggling to save his family.

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Cold, Cold Trailer: The Hateful Eight!

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As hard as it may be to believe, one of the world’s most celebrated and influential filmmakers has only made eight films. That’s right, Quentin Tarantino has only made eight films – but each is a vivid combination of originality and recontextualizing the movies he loved as he grew up (and, of course, from his time working in a video store – those free staff rentals must have been Heaven!).

His eighth film, The Hateful Eight is an R-rated take on old school westerns – eight very different people are stuck together in a stagecoach stopover trying to survive a blizzard. Check out the first trailer for The Hateful Eight after the jump. It will open is select theaters on Christmas Day and everywhere else on January 8, 2016.

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Asimovian Trailer: Eva!

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When Alex returns to his home town to help design a robot child, he uses his 10-year old niece, Eva, as a source of inspiration – but his growing relationship with his niece causes him to have second thoughts.

Eva is a sci-fi thriller that is finally coming to North America because of The Weinstein Company. It opens in select theaters on March 13th. Check out the intriguing trailer after the jump.

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