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Watch: New Trailer For 'Paddington' Starring Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman & Hugh Bonneville

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • June 12, 2014 10:32 AM
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Paddington
It's hard to think of a producer more successful right now than David Heyman. Before anyone had even heard of them, he picked up the rights to the "Harry Potter" books from J.K. Rowling, and turned them into the biggest franchise in history. Beyond that, he's also been behind megahits "I Am Legend" and "Gravity," the latter of which brought critical acclaim as well as commercial success.

Watch: First Trailer For Woody Allen's 'Magic In The Moonlight' Starring Emma Stone & Colin Firth

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 21, 2014 2:18 PM
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Magic In The Moonlight
Is it time for Woody Allen to start taking a break between pictures? Yes, his work ethic is admirable but sometimes it feels like he's just going through the motions, and as reliably comforting as his annual movies are, and as decent as thoroughly "Magic In The Moonlight" looks, it's clear he's running through some familiar plot elements.

Watch: First Trailer For Matthew Vaughn's 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' Starring Colin Firth

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 20, 2014 1:03 PM
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Kingsman: The Secret Service
The works of Mark Millar on the big screen have been a mixed bag. "Wanted" was a big hit, "Kick-Ass" a modest one, while no one bothered with "Kick-Ass 2." So it leaves the fate of "Kingsman: The Secret Service" a bit up in the air. Will it be too niche for a mainstream audience, or will it have crossover appeal? We'll soon see when the first trailer drops this week, but first, a handful of new images have arrived to introduce you to the film's world.

Review: Atom Egoyan's 'Devil's Knot' Lacks Insight Into Case Of West Memphis Three

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 7, 2014 7:07 PM
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Devil's Knot
It has been twenty years since the horrifically mutilated, murdered bodies of children Steve Branch, Michael Moore, and Christopher Byers were found in a creek in the middle of Robin Hood Hills in Arkansas. And thus started a saga that spanned nearly two decades, with the trials of the accused Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley Jr. and Jason Baldwin gaining national attention, which eventually turned to outrage. Chronicled in great detail via the 'Paradise Lost' trilogy of documentaries as well as Amy Berg's "West Of Memphis," the case of the West Memphis Three soon became one of justice denied, not only to the three young men, but also the victims whose real killer or killers is still unidentified. A controversial Alford Plea agreed to by the trio of boys in 2011 has effectively closed the case, and nearly every angle of the investigation from paths taken to those unexplored has been scrutinized. So is there anything new to say about the West Memphis Three? Can there be any additional texture or drama found in taking a dramatized approach to this still jaw-dropping true story? Unfortunately, according to Atom Egoyan's "Devil's Knot," the answer is no.

Hailee Steinfled Tunes Up For 'Pitch Perfect 2,' Tim Blake Nelson Joins 'Fantastic Four' & More

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • May 1, 2014 9:19 AM
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Hailee Steinfeld, Pitch Perfect 2
After a steady stream of rumors surrounding its storyline and lead actors, Josh Trank’s “Fantastic Four” reboot is finally underway and filming, with Miles Teller, Jamie Bell, Kate Mara, and Michael B. Jordan set to battle Dr. Doom (Toby Kebbell). However, there are still some shifts to be made, as the superhero film has added one actor and also denied another from signing on to a long-gestating biopic.

First Look: Nicole Kidman & Colin Firth In Thriller 'Before I Go To Sleep'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 29, 2014 9:19 AM
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Before I Go To Sleep
It's not exactly a bromance, but it can easily be said that Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth really like working together. "The Railway Man" just hit theatres, they're already planning to work together in the brewing "Genius," but before that, they've got the thriller "Before I Go To Sleep" coming and the first images and sales posters have arrived.

New Photos From Woody Allen’s 'Magic In The Moonlight’ Plus New Plot Details Emerge

  • By Edward Davis
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  • April 26, 2014 11:55 AM
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Magic In The Moonlight
Set in the 1920s on the French Riviera (wait, why isn't this at Cannes again??), Woody Allen’s 5,0000th film (ok, less), “Magic In The Moonlight,” is a romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. And, of course, personal and professional complications ensue. That’s all we’ve known for several months, but new plot details have emerged along with two new photos from the film.

Review: Conventional, Flawed 'The Railway Man' Starring Colin Firth And Nicole Kidman

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 9, 2014 6:13 PM
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The Railway Man
"The Railway Man" tells the true story of a World War II veteran mentally broken by his experiences in the war, living a lonely, isolated life, and trying to come to grips as best he can with the terror and memories that still haunt his mind. But you'd be forgiven after watching the opening portion of the film for mistaking it with a Colin Firth romantic comedy, set against the backdrop of England's lovely countryside. Going full adorkable, complete with mussed hair and oversized glasses (which we suppose would make him a hipster now), Eric (Firth) is at first glance a lovable, mild-mannered eccentric. He keeps to himself, but he's obsessed with trains—souvenirs, schedules, model numbers—he knows it all. But when Patti, played by Nicole Kidman, crosses into his single-minded field of vision, it's understandable that he finds something new worth paying attention to.

Watch: New Trailer For West Memphis Three Drama ‘Devil’s Knot’ With Colin Firth & Reese Witherspoon

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 10, 2014 2:02 PM
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The mystery is still unsolved, but the boys known as the West Memphis Three are now free, after being railroaded by a justice system perverted by the pursuit to find an answer, even if it wasn't the truth. And after a handful of documentaries and extensive media coverage, the saga is now getting the dramatic feature treatment thanks to Atom Egoyan.

Watch: U.S. Trailer For Colin Firth/Nicole Kidman Drama ‘The Railway Man’ Plus New Clip

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • January 10, 2014 9:37 AM
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The Railway Man
We’ve seen Colin Firth overcome a stutter, win an Oscar, and launch England’s involvement in WWII with “The Kings Speech," but in the actor’s first historical drama since, we witness the other side—the severe emotional trauma present in many soldiers afterwards. “The Railway Man” pairs Firth in that situation with the possibility of revenge, and after several international trailers we’ve got the first stateside look at the Jonathan Teplitzky-directed drama’s treatment of such.

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