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Watch: 2 New Bold & Beautiful International Trailers For Nicolas Winding Refn's 'Only God Forgives'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 18, 2013 8:29 AM
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Only God Forgives, Ryan Gosling
Yes, so the Cannes Film Festival lineup dropped this morning and there is a lot to talk about (and we'll be getting to that soon) but there are two things we know: Nicolas Winding Refn's "Only God Forgives" will be there, and it's still one of our most anticipated movies in the south of France. And even better, hot on the heels of the Cannes announcement this morning comes a brand new trailer that is just as eye-poppingly badass as the first teaser.

Watch: First Trailer For Amazon's 'Zombieland' TV Series Plus Check Out The First Full Episode For Free

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 17, 2013 4:41 PM
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So Netflix is out and running hard with their play at original content, nabbing top tier talent (David Fincher, Kevin Spacey, Eli Roth) and/or acclaimed franchises ("Arrested Development," duh) and more or less making good on their promise on changing the television landscape. Not only has their decision to drop entire seasons at once been a breath of fresh air, the quality of the programming from what we've seen so far (okay, just "House Of Cards") at least suggests the decision to invest in quality has paid off. But what happens when you take the opposite route? Well, you get Amazon's "Zombieland."

Watch: Saddle Up With The New Trailer For 'The Lone Ranger' With Johnny Depp & Armie Hammer

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 17, 2013 4:08 PM
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The Lone Ranger, Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer
It seems like it just isn't blockbuster movie season without Johnny Depp wearing funny hats, clothing from Dickensian thrift shops and/or lots of makeup, but this summer he's back with almost all of the above in "The Lone Ranger." The quaint, black-and-white 1950s TV show has been brought to the 21st century with a soaring budget of over $200 million and a bag full of special effects. And now a brand-spanking new trailer has come over the horizon, promising both big time spectacle and Depp quirkiness in equally large servings.

Exclusive: Teaser Trailer For Taboo Relationship Drama 'A Teacher'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 17, 2013 12:03 PM
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You've seen the salacious headlines more than once, about a teacher and a young student engaging in a relationship, and the scandal that follows. But beyond the headlines there are larger issues at play, about sexual dynamics, power and plain old human lust and desire. And it's all these issues and more that writer/director Hannah Fidell explores in her feature-length debut "A Teacher."

Watch: Trailer For The Michael Bay-Produced Pirate TV Show 'Black Sails'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 17, 2013 11:52 AM
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With "Pain & Gain" dropping next week, and work starting on "Transformers 4" very soon, you might think that Micheal Bay's plate is plenty full. You would be wrong. The director has also found some time to put on his executive producing hat (reminder: his Platinum Dunes shingle is also behind the upcoming "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles") and head to the small screen for "Black Sails." Yes, it's a TV show about pirates, and it pretty much looks like what you might expect a Michael Bay-produced TV show about pirates to look like.

Watch: New Trailer For Zack Snyder & Christopher Nolan's Superman Epic 'Man Of Steel'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 16, 2013 8:21 PM
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Man Of Steel, Henry Cavill
Over the weekend when the "Man Of Steel" viral hit -- "revealing" Michael Shannon's General Zod threatening the Earth -- some uber nerds complained that he was speaking perfect English and didn't have a Kryptonian accent or anything, proving that people will complain about anything. But for the rest of us, "Man Of Steel" is hopefully going to be the superhero highlight (we hope) of the summer, a movie that will flex both brains and brawn and this evening, a brand new trailer has arrived.

Watch: Gemma Arterton Bathes In Blood In New Trailer For 'Byzantium'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 16, 2013 12:25 PM
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If you're going to make a movie about vampires, there's going to be blood. And Neil Jordan certainly brings the red stuff "Byzantium" (though maybe not as much as you might expect) his new take on the genre which takes a look the familiar vampire world, but from a female perspective.

Watch: The Enterprise Goes Down In New Trailer For 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 16, 2013 12:00 PM
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Star Trek Into Darkness, Chris Pine
With one month left to go before J.J. Abrams raises the final curtain on "Star Trek Into Darkness," a brand new trailer for the film is here providing yet another look at the highly anticipated sequel that will see the villain not coming from the furthest reaches of space...but from within the Academy itself....

Watch: New Trailer For 'The Great Gatsby' Is Basically 'Jazz Age Spring Breakers'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 16, 2013 10:39 AM
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All you need to know about how confident Warner Bros. is about "The Hangover Part III" versus their faith in Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" is apparent in their promotional campaigns. One movie has only dropped a couple of trailers, a few posters and a small handful of stills. The other is deep in with multiple spots, numerous soundtrack previews, lots of posters and something new to gawk at nearly every day. But yes, basing a spring tentpole on an adaptation of a book published in 1925 is a risk even with Leonardo DiCaprio starring, so this one is throwing out as much glitter as it can in advance of its release next month.

Watch: Trailer For 'Mistaken For Strangers' The Indie Rock Doc About The National

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 16, 2013 9:39 AM
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Yesterday, we ran down our 20 Most Anticipated Films Of The Tribeca Film Festival, and one movie that just missed the cut was "Mistaken For Strangers," the documentary about everyone's favorite sad dad rock band, The National. But with a fresh trailer, it makes a strong case that our list could have been 21 movies long...

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