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Mad Max: Fury Road – Gonzo Chase Movie Is Pure Max!

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George Miller has done something genuinely impressive with Mad Max: Fury Road – he’s made Max part of an ensemble – and not even the biggest part of the ensemble – and it works. Brilliantly!

Fury Road is thinly plotted – a tyrant’s five breeding wives are taken to freedom by a formerly trusted female war chief – but its energy, ferocity and just plain gonzo goofiness take it up so many levels that you might have trouble breathing up there.

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Insane Trailer: Mad Max: Fury Road!

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The new trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road has just been released by Warner Bros. If the movie is half as much fun, it’ll be killer!

Check it out after the jump. Mad Max: Fury Road

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Troubling Trailer: Child 44!

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1953: A disgraced Russian cop (he wouldn’t denounce his wife s a traitor) is saddled with the investigation into the ‘accidental’ death of a young boy – but the boy was clearly murdered. His investigation leads to the discovery of others, also ignored or covered up – ‘murder is a capitalist disease!’

Tom Hardy stars as Leo Demidov in the adaptation of bestseller Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith. Noomi Rapace plays Leo’s wife, Raisa, and Gary Oldman co-stars as General Mikhail Nesterov. The three must track down a serial killer in a country that refuses to admit to his existence.

Child 44 premiere on April 17th. Check out the intense trailer after the jump.

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Toronto Film Critics Name Boyhood Best Film!

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Boyhood picked up three awards from the Toronto Film Critics Association last night – Best Film, Best Director – Richard Linklater, and Best Supporting Actress – Patricia Arquette.

Tom Hardy took Best Actor honors for Locke; Marion Cotillar was named Best actress for her work in The Immigrant, and J.K. Simmons got Best Supporting Actor for Whiplash.

Follow the jump for the complete list of winners.

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The Drop: James Gandolfini’s Fine Finale; Tom Hardy’s Best Yet!

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If you see a gun in the first act of a movie, it must go off in the third. I’m paraphrasing there, The Drop does in fact show you a gun in the first act – more than one, actually – and, from there, the movie moves implacably to its inevitable, yet not quite expected end.

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First Look: James Gandolfini–The Drop!

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The Drop is based on a short story by Dennis Lehane (Mystic River, Gone Baby Gone), who also wrote the script. It’s the story of a bartender who finds himself between a rock and hard place when the bar where he works is robbed – it’s a mob-owned enterprise – and finds himself in the middle of an investigation that digs into the neighborhood’s past.

Two new clips have been released featuring Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini. Check them out after the jump. The Drop premieres on September 12th.

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Hard Guy Trailer: The Drop

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Two guys rob a bar. Ex-con bartender Bob Saginowski (Tom Hardy) has been funnelling mob money through the bar – which is owned by his cousin, Marv (James Gandolfini), also an ex-con, which is trying to go legit. Sadly, they are not the robbers. Not good.

Noomi Rapace also stars. The Drop has a September 12th release date. Check out the tense new trailer after the jump.

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Gritty Trailer: The Drop–James Gandolfini’s Last Role!

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In his final role, James Gandolfini returned to the dark world of organized crime as the former owner of a bar that is used as a drop zone for ill-gotten money. The Drop also stars Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace.

Check out the first trailer following the jump. The Drop will be in theaters on September 14th.

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Lawless: Not Quite The Film It Wants To Be But Still Very Good!

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Lawless – John Hillcoat’s latest collaboration with Nick Cave – wants desperately to achieve a Bonnie and Clyde vibe but lacks the panache. Instead, we get a kind of ‘30s Drive with stretches of character punctuated with sudden, explosive violence.

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