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Review: Don McKellar's 'The Grand Seduction' Starring Taylor Kitsch & Brendan Gleeson

  • By Nikola Grozdanovic
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  • June 3, 2014 11:00 AM
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The Grand Seduction
Don McKellar’s “The Grand Seduction,” a love letter to the simpler things in life, is more charming than seductive thanks to the immediate expiry date of its emotional potency, but it’s a thrifty little film perfectly suited for family movie night. Location has become such a diminutive aspect in the most successful films these days, with global centerfold cities like New York, L.A., London, Toronto, Paris and Tokyo reshuffled so much that they’ve all just merged into The Big Urban City. This has led to more and more filmmakers who stopped caring to explain why films are set in a particular place. In this way, the most alluring aspect of “The Grand Seduction” isn’t its compact population of 120 twee folk but rather the actual small harbor of Tickle Cove in Newfoundland where the story is set and the seduction takes place.

Watch: First Trailer For Don McKellar's 'The Grand Seduction' Starring Taylor Kitsch & Brendan Gleeson

  • By Ken Guidry
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  • April 24, 2014 12:25 PM
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The Grand Seduction
If you are a member of the Brendan Gleeson fan club (and really, who isn’t?), then this summer should be a blast for you. While you are most likely aware of his upcoming film “Calvary,” which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival to solid buzz and comes out this August, you may be surprised to learn that he co-stars in yet another comedy this year. That film would be “The Grand Seduction,” which finds Gleeson starring alongside Taylor Kitsch. And a new trailer has arrived.

'Grand Seduction' Snares Taylor Kitsch & Brendan Gleeson In Remake Of Canadian Film

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 30, 2012 4:01 PM
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After three movies in the span of seven months all flopped to various degrees (sort of the reverese Channing Tatum), Taylor Kitsch is licking his wounds and returning back to his native Canada...where he's quietly begun lensing on a new movie.

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