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Job vs. Family Trailer: A Family Man!

Dane Jensen almost has it all. A top flight headhunter, if he can make the most deals in the next month, he will earn the top job at his company.

There’s just one problem – his son’s fatigue isn’t being caused by laziness. So now there’s a choice to be made.

A Family Man open on July 28th.

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John Wick: Well Worn Trope in a Fresh World!

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Why would we go to see yet another hitman comes out of retirement to wreak vengeance movie?

Because it takes the reliable (okay, maybe overused) trope and reinvigorates it with style, a degree of wit and a unique world with unusual details. Also, Keanu Reeves at his best.

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Le Carré’s A Most Wanted Man Makes the Mundane Matter!

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In real life, espionage is not glamorous. It’s like police work – mostly plodding detail work and following up and generally boring ninety-nine percent of the time. John le Carré worked in that field long enough that when he writes about it, he writes with a real understanding of mechanics of the spy game. His ability to make the mundane thrilling is without equal and the creative team behind A Most Wanted Man translate his work to the big screen faithfully. They, like le Carré know how to build the mundane to make that one percent that isn’t mundane harrowing.

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Odd Trailer? Odd Thomas!

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One of the more interesting of Dean R. Koontz’s creations is the clairvoyant short order cook, Odd Thomas. Now, Odd Thomas has been adapted for the big screen, starring Anton Yelchin (Star Trek) as the titular character. Directed by Stephen Sommers and with a supporting cast that includes Willem Dafoe (The Spider-man Trilogy, The Boondock Saints), Nico Tortorella The Following), Patton Oswalt (United States of Tara, Justified) and Gugu Mnatha-Raw (Doctor Who, Bonekickers, Undercovers), it’s almost certain to a quirky, fun horror flick. 

Check out the trailer following the jump.

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John Carter – Just Seen It Movie Review

John Carter is a civil war veteran who awakes to find himself on another planet. But he soon finds out the inhabitants are bracing for war. After saving her life, her falls in love with a princess while trying to stop a deadly conflict.

Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins and Willem Dafoe.
Directed by: Andrew Stanton.
Written by Andrew Stanton and Mark Andrews.
Produced by Lindsey Collins, Jim Morris and Colin Wilson.
Genre: Sci-Fi Fantasy Action Thriller.

Legendary Swashbuckler John Carter of Mars Comes to Life!

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Created in 1912, by Edgar Rice Burroughs, John Carter of Mars introduced readers to a world of epic, swashbuckling adventure and interplanetary romance. While not as numerous as the adventures of Burroughs’ other creation, Tarzan, Carter’s adventures fill twelve novels – plenty of material to fuel a movie series – if done right.

Disney has just released a teaser trailer for the movie and it looks to have the kind of scope that made the books so popular. John Carter is director Andrew Stanton’s [Finding Nemo, Wall-E] first live-action film and something of a personal dream project for him. Taylor Kitsch stars as Carter.

Check out the trailer, press release and first photos following the jump.

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