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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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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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Hit Trailer: Tony-Winning Musical The Last 5 Years!

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The Last 5 Years is a musical about the life and death of a relationship between Cathy Hiatt (Anna Kendrick) and Jamie Wellerstein – she, a struggling actor; he, an aspiring novelist. She looks at the highs and lows of the last five years; he tells the story straightforwardly from beginning to end.

Based on the Tony Award-winning musical by Jason Robert Brown, The Last 5 Years is adapted for film by Richard LaGravanese – and will be in theaters February 13, 2015. Check out the new trailer following the jump.

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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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