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Watch: New Trailer For 'Out Of The Furnace' With Christian Bale & Casey Affleck Enters The Fire

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 4, 2013 1:47 PM
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The bond between brothers is one that can't be broken by distance or circumstance, but it can be tested, and it's that chain that's rattled in the upcoming "Out Of The Furnace." As the film gets ready to roll into the awards season mix, a brand new trailer is here, and it looks quite promising indeed.

David O. Russell's 'American Hustle' Deals 5 Character Posters Plus One New Image

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 3, 2013 1:38 PM
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While some have ceded the Oscar race to "12 Years a Slave," the might of David O. Russell can't be forgotten. On paper, "Silver Linings Playbook" didn't look like much more than a quirky rom-com, but after storming the Toronto International Film Festival and winning over critics and audiences, it played huge with Oscar voters, with eight nominations (the entire lead cast got nods) and a win for Jennifer Lawrence for Best Actress. And certainly, while this might look like some high-gloss entertainment, Russell usually has some more subversive notes to play.

New Pics From Spike Jonze's 'Her' & 'Out Of The Furnace' As They Head To Rome Film Festival

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 23, 2013 3:35 PM
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With Venice, Telluride and Toronto out of the way, you might think the fall festival season is over and done with but there is still plenty more to come. The New York Film Festival is now underway, London is around the corner and shortly after is Rome. Today they've added a few more movies to their lineup.

Watch: Christian Bale's 'Batman Begins' Audition Tape Featuring Amy Adams

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 22, 2013 11:19 AM
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Though "Interstellar" is still over a year away from hitting theaters, for Christopher Nolan fans looking for a fix, the forthcoming "The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector's Edition" will have plenty to dig into. More than just a box throwing together the three Batman movies, it's coming with a boatload of extra material, some of which is now making its way online.

Good Times, Bad Times: Watch The First Trailer For David O. Russell's 'American Hustle'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 31, 2013 10:44 AM
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Okay, we've seen the hair and the cleavage, and had a decent little chuckle and smirk, but what does the final shape of David O. Russell's "American Hustle" actually look like? Well, a trailer has now arrived and this looks like an assured, entertaining piece of pop culture time travel.

Happy Birthday Christopher Nolan! Watch 20-Minute 'Charlie Rose' Episode With The Director For 'Batman Begins'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 30, 2013 2:57 PM
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It would seem that Christopher Nolan is one of the few top-tier directors to have made nary a misstep in his career. While our retrospective from about a year ago, perhaps controversially, argues that his weakest films were "Following" and "Batman Begins," even in those cases they weren't outright failures and still offered many of the techniques, motifs and trademarks that he has established consistently across a strong brace of films. Up next for the director is his secretive (naturally) sci-fi "Interstellar," but before he starts work on that next month he's got one thing to get out of the way first. Blowing out his birthday candles.

The Oscar For Best Haircuts Goes To David O. Russell's 'American Hustle' In These First Look Images

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 29, 2013 5:43 PM
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Yeah these haircuts look amazing right? Seems like the stuff of a good, "The Informant!" style comedy, doesn't it? Well, hold on to that thought as Sony has stressed that David O. Russell's upcoming "American Hustle" is strictly a drama, though we think the '70s setting and wardrobe are still pretty lol-worthy. But we're sure once the story gets moving, all of that will be pushed to side because it's based on a pretty fascinating true tale.

Christian Bale May Reteam With Todd Haynes For Political Drama 'Act Of God'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 26, 2013 7:57 PM
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It's been two years since Todd Haynes' outstanding HBO miniseries "Mildred Pierce," and frankly that's two years too long. But he's quietly been brewing some projects in the background. Earlier this year, it was announced he was teaming with Cate Blanchett and Mia Wasikowska for "Carol," based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith, but not much has been heard since. Now, another project is surfacing and it could find him working again with an actor who has anchored his more musical-based films.

6 Things You Can Likely Expect From Zack Snyder’s ‘Superman & Batman’ Movie

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • July 26, 2013 7:19 PM
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OK, we’re finally catching up with this near-exhausting week. Last weekend at Comic-Con, director Zack Snyder and Warner Bros. unveiled a huge bombshell. Nope, not a “Man Of Steel” sequel or a “Justice League” movie. Instead they unexpectedly went laterally and announced an untitled “Superman and Batman” film (perhaps much to the lament of pure Superman fans who are probably still reeling from the fact that the masked crimefighter just hijacked a second “Man Of Steel” right out from under them).

Jake Gyllenhaal Exits 'Into The Woods' To Climb 'Everest' And Report On 'Nightcrawler'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 17, 2013 9:55 PM
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Wow, it's been a busy night for Jake Gyllenhaal and his publicist must have been working overtime. But to keep things simple, we're just going to roll all this Gyllenews into one quick rundown that will hopefully bring you up to speed on what's going on with the actor.

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