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Watch: 2 Naughty Red Band Clips From 'Filth' Starring James McAvoy Plus Lots Of New Pics

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 18, 2013 12:27 PM
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So what's the deal U.S. distributors? How come no one has swooped in and bought "Filth" yet? It seems like the perfect fit for someone like IFC Midnight or Drafthouse Films, and we really hope the poor performance of "Trance" isn't the reason folks are cautious on this James McAvoy flick. Because while it's not going to win any awards, it looks like the perfect kind of outlandish, ridiculous Irvine Welsh adaptation we've been waiting for since...well, "Trainspotting."

Tilda Swinton Stokes The Flames Of 'Snowpiercer'-Gate; Bong Joon-Ho Says Nothing Finalized

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • September 7, 2013 1:12 PM
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Snowpiercer, Tilda Swinton
Jumping to conclusions before the facts are in is par for the course these days. As is the blind leap to vilify Harvey Weinstein over anything mildly controversial that he has even dared look sideways at (though yes, his track record is poor, but generally the dude knows what he’s doing), but at the Deauville American Film Festival in France, actress Tilda Swinton made some pointed, not-so-exactly subtle remarks about the brouhaha brewing over Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho's upcoming Weinstein sci-fi thriller, "Snowpiercer."

New Images From Bong Joon-ho's Post-Apocalyptic 'Snowpiercer'

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • July 3, 2013 9:18 AM
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While it’s nearly a month away from release in South Korea, the Bong Joon-Ho-helmed adaptation of “Snowpiercer” is still without a release date in North America despite being picked up by The Weinstein Company last fall. We’ve already seen the first trailer for the film and now we have a bunch of new images that give us a better look at the ambitious post-apocalyptic film.

New Character Posters For 'Snowpiercer' & 'The World's End' Bring The Apocalypse

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 10, 2013 4:02 PM
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The World's End
It seems that if you want some vision of the world coming an end, you have more than a few options at the movies this year; on Wednesday "This Is The End" comes to theaters, and numerous sci-fi blockbusters this summer ("Oblivion," "After Earth") have already tackled apocalyptic visions of Earth forever changed and humanity forced to leave. Some extra posters for a couple of the other flavors of big and scary end-times are here, continuing cinema's determination to make 2013 the year it all ended.

Tilda Swinton, Is That Really You? 9 Eye Opening 'Snowpiercer' Posters

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 15, 2013 3:49 PM
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So remember a couple of months ago when the internet momentarily freaked when they though they got a first look at Tilda Swinton in "Snowpiercer"? Well, it turned out be an old photo from a fashion shoot, but she's finally revealed in these new character posters for "Snowpiercer" and it's still pretty surprising. Awesomely so.

'Snowpiercer' Cast Get Passports In New First Look Images From Bong Joon-ho's Upcoming Sci-Fi Flick

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 5, 2013 1:25 PM
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Chris Evans, Snow Piercer
In a few short weeks, the Cannes Film Festival will unveil their slate for 2013, and while speculation continues to swirl about which movies will make the trip to the south of France, one of the highly touted titles is Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer." It's certainly been engaged in a slow-build marketing campaign, with posters and images dripping out here and there, and today comes another bit of interesting material with character posters for everyone involved.

Jamie Bell To Star In AMC‘s Period Spy Drama Pilot 'Turn' Directed By Rupert Wyatt

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 25, 2013 5:33 PM
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While there's still no word yet on whether or not Rupert Wyatt will take over Sony's brewing "The Equalizer," the director has no shortage of projects on the go, and one of them will find him doing a stint for the small screen. The "Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes" director signed on last month to helm the period spy drama "Turn" for AMC, and now the show has a leading man.

Jamie Bell, Connie Nielsen & More Will Romp In Lars Von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac'; Shooting Starts This Week

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 27, 2012 8:29 AM
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While Lars Von Trier is no stranger to attracting Hollywood types to his movies, particularly with his films "Dogville" and "Manderlay," you might think his upcoming, sex-driven "The Nymphomaniac" might be the kind of project agents keep away from their talent. Guess again. Shia LaBeouf signed on earlier this month to the film being led by Charlotte Gainsbourg and Stellan Skarsgard, with Nicole Kidman and Willem Dafoe both rumored, and while the latter pair are yet to be confirmed, Von Trier's next endeavor has just added a batch of talent, including two more prominent names.

Jamie Bell & Kate Mara Team Up For Rom-Com 'Fighting Jacob'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 27, 2012 5:47 PM
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Earlier today, The Playlist team ran down their favorite rom-coms and if there was any unifying thread to the variety of movies we had listed, it was that chemistry and appeal between the two leads is essential. If you don't have stars that can be charming, attractive, funny and sympathetic, no matter how good the script is, it just won't work. But luckily for the makers of "Fighting Jacob," they're off to a good start.

Tilda Swinton & Jamie Bell In Talks To Join Bong Joon-Ho's 'Snow Piercer' With Star Chris Evans

  • By Edward Davis
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  • January 17, 2012 6:29 PM
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You may not know who filmmaker Bong Joon-ho is, but clearly, the world of discerning A-list actors do. And perhaps that milieu have rather discerning taste as well. The South Korean auteur, known for thrilling international works like "The Host" and the police procedural "Memories of Murder" (which many of us feel is superior to "Zodiac"), is mounting his first English-language feature, and so far a little guy named Chris Evans is pegged to lead the picture.

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