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Watch: International Trailer For 'A Most Wanted Man' Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman & Rachel McAdams

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 2, 2014 5:17 PM
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Given it's six months later, we're not sure if this is the same sizzle reel that debuted in the summer, but an international trailer for Anton Corbijn's "A Most Wanted Man" is back online. The film is set to debut at Sundance 2014 later this month, and while it wasn't in part one of our 100 Most Anticipated Films of 2014, check back on Monday and we bet you'll see it there (and for those keeping score it was there in 2013 too).

Review: Domnhall Gleeson Uses Time Travel To Romance Rachel McAdams In 'About Time'

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • October 30, 2013 7:05 PM
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We’ve sat through an entire generation of fantasy and science fiction films about a protagonist gifted with extraordinary powers who first Resists, then Accepts The Call, which almost always involves saving the world, defeating a powerful villain, and re-establishing the status quo. Very rarely does anyone seek a cause beyond preventing the apocalypse, placing them within a narrative where they are rewarded not for being proactive, but rather reacting to the latest large-scale disaster. Imagine where we’d be as a film society today if Tobey Maguire’s Peter Parker fully dedicated himself to wrestling. Right off the bat, the young lad at the center of Richard Curtis’ “About Time” does what any of us would do if we were gifted with extraordinary powers: he tries to romance Rachel McAdams.

Reese Witherspoon Out, Rachel McAdams In For 'Passengers' With Keanu Reeves

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 25, 2013 4:30 PM
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To say "Passengers" has been in the works for years is no exaggeration. Since at least 2010 it has been brewing, with Keanu Reeves — who first commissioned the script from Jon Spaihts after reading his 2007 Black List entry "Shadow 19" — attached, going through a couple iterations, without much success. But steam seems to be building now. Earlier this year, "Game Of Thrones" and "Boardwalk Empire" helmer Brian Kirk signed on to direct, with Reese Witherspoon joining not longer after. But now there's a casting switcheroo, but nothing that should hold things up.

NYFF Review: Time Travel Rom-Com 'About Time' Starring Rachel McAdams & Domnhall Gleeson

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • September 23, 2013 11:07 AM
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We’ve sat through an entire generation of fantasy and science fiction films about a protagonist gifted with extraordinary powers who first Resists, then Accepts The Call, which almost always involves saving the world, defeating a powerful villain, and re-establishing the status quo. Very rarely does anyone seek a cause beyond preventing the apocalypse, placing them within a narrative where they are rewarded not for being proactive, but rather reacting to the latest large-scale disaster. Imagine where we’d be as a film society today if Tobey Maguire’s Peter Parker fully dedicated himself to wrestling. Right off the bat, the young lad at the center of Richard Curtis’ “About Time” does what any of us would do if we were gifted with extraordinary powers: he tries to romance Rachel McAdams.

Review: Brian De Palma's 'Passion' Starring Rachel McAdams & Noomi Rapace

  • By Jamie Dunn
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  • August 29, 2013 5:58 PM
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Over the years, while his Movie Brat brethren Scorsese and Spielberg have adapted their respective styles to align with evolving audience tastes and advancing technology, embracing 3D and motion capture with their most recent works, Brian De Palma has remained reassuringly steadfast. Meanwhile, Terrence Malick, the other New Hollywood veteran, experiments in increasingly radical filmmaking syntax with each passing movie. But De Palma is dogged: he continues to explore themes and techniques that have obsessed him since his ‘70s/’80s salad days of “Carrie” and “Body Double."

Rachel McAdams Joins Wim Wenders' 'Every Thing Will Be Fine'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 20, 2013 4:14 PM
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In the works for about a year now, you may have missed the announcement, Wim Wenders' next feature film is now in front of cameras in the lovely city of Montreal. In addition to the previously revealed James Franco, the picture also bolstered its cast with Charlotte Gainsbourg and Marie-Josée Croze. Now another actress has joined the picture, and one that makes the project all the more enticing.

Watch: First 4 Minutes Of Passion Starring Rachel McAdams & Noomi Rapace Plus New Pics From The Film

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 31, 2013 4:34 PM
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It's Wednesday, hump day, which means the weekend is now appearing on the horizon, but there's still a bit of a journey before the work week is done and you can put up your feet for a couple days. And given that we're in the middle of summer, it means that prime time TV is a wasteland and given the blockbuster options right now, there isn't much reason to head to the multiplex. But quietly arriving on VOD today is Brian De Palma's "Passion," and to nudge you along in ordering it up this evening the first four minutes of the movie have been placed online.

Watch: New Trailer For Time Travel Rom-Com 'About Time' Starring Rachel McAdams & Lots Of Fresh Pics

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 31, 2013 9:16 AM
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Romance isn't easy, but what if you had a chance to do-over that first date, have a second attempt at a first impression or even just redo that first time in the sack? That's the central premise of "About Time," the upcoming romantic comedy from the man who knows a few things about complicated love, Richard Curtis ("Love Actually," "Four Weddings And A Funeral").

Interview: Brian De Palma Talks 'Passion,' Digital Vs. Film, Psychosexual Thrillers & The Abandoned Ending Of 'Snake Eyes'

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • July 30, 2013 4:09 PM
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This week one of the most hotly anticipated movies is coming not to a theater near you, but to your favorite On Demand service (and the iTunes music store). "Passion" is modern master of suspense Brian De Palma's first movie since 2007's controversial Iraq War drama "Redacted" and marks a return to the kind of psychosexual thriller that defined his golden period (movies like "Body Double," "Dressed to Kill" and "Obsession"). It's certainly not a movie for everyone (debate rages around The Playlist water cooler about its perceived plusses and minuses), but if you're a DePalma die hard it's certainly worth the stream or download.

Bradley Cooper Says Danny McBride Also On Board New Cameron Crowe Film That Will Shoot This Fall

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 23, 2013 5:07 PM
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Cameron Crowe has been keeping details on his next film a little bit on the down low. He's not quite Noah Baumbach, but aside from the cast— Bradley Cooper, Rachel McAdams and Emma Stone— we don't really know much else about the film. Granted it's expected to be reworking of the filmmaker's aborted "Deep Tiki," which he was once slated to make with Ben Stiller and Reese Witherspoon, but what exactly he's changed remains to be seen. But we do now know one more cast member who's coming aboard.

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