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Watch: First Trailer For Divorce Comedy 'A.C.O.D.' Starring Adam Scott, Amy Poehler, Jessica Alba & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 15, 2013 4:41 PM
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“The big thing for us is about awareness of what an A.C.O.D. is,” director Stu Zicherman recently told EW. “There’s a lot of debate about [keeping] the title.” Well, keep they did and now comes the part of the campaign to let you know what it's all about. And that's just what the first trailer for "A.C.O.D." does, bringing together a whole bunch solid comedic talents for a tale about the effects splitting up....on everyone else...

Watch: New Trailer For Beltway Sniper Drama 'Blue Caprice' Goes Hunting

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 15, 2013 1:39 PM
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It was over a decade ago, so it might be easy to forget just how drastic the impact the Beltway Snipers had not just on the Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia area, but the nation as a whole. For nearly a month, it dominated the news while folks along Interstate 95 feared for their lives, thinking they might be the next person to be randomly picked off. And while there have been a couple of movies about those events, none seem to have the electricity of "Blue Caprice."

Watch: Trailer For Adventure Drama 'Zaytoun' Starring Stephen Dorff

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 15, 2013 12:26 PM
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While it seemed for a brief moment that the career of Stephen Dorff might be in for a mid-period ascension thanks to his turn in Sofia Coppola's "Somewhere," that didn't quite happen. As we documented in our feature 10 Actors Hollywood Tried And Failed To Make Happen, Dorff has pretty much gone back to doing a mix of movies you never heard, the occasional blockbuster and...well, "Zaytoun." And after making the requisite festival stops last year, it's coming to theaters and a new trailer has arrived.

Watch: Intense Trailer For Sion Sono's Nuclear Crisis Drama 'The Land Of Hope'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 15, 2013 10:24 AM
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Better known to stateside genre fans as the director behind "Cold Fish" and the epic and weird "Love Exposure," for his latest effort, Sion Sono is ripping directly from the headlines and seemingly playing it totally straight. Inspired by the 2011 earthquake that rocked Japan and unleashed a nuclear disaster that still has repercussions today, Sono has put together "The Land of Hope," and as you might expect from this new U.K. trailer for the film, it's pretty intense stuff.

Watch: Blood Is Pain In First Teaser Trailer For Yet Another YA Franchise Hopeful 'Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 15, 2013 8:57 AM
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We were going to go with the headline "Watch: First Teaser Trailer For 'Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters' Sucks...Blood" but that just seemed too obvious. Either way, it seems we're getting yet another tale of teens and vampires and powers all in the name of hopefully, maybe launching another franchise to lure those all-important tween dollars. But as we've seen from the roadside collateral of fare like "Beautiful Creatures" and "The Host," just being based on a best-selling book isn't always enough.

Watch: New Trailer For Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'Don Jon' Plus Win Tickets For Early Screening In Chicago

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 14, 2013 4:48 PM
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Love, sex, relationships...porn? Yep, that XXX material once relegated to magazines stuffed under mattresses and shoved into rarely used dresser drawers is now nearly mainstream. Everyone looks at it, but what if looking at that material was part of your daily life to the point where it affected how you relate to the opposite sex? That's the jumping off point for Joseph Gordon-Levitt's feature directorial debut "Don Jon," and a new trailer has arrived to give you a sample of what he's put together.

Now With Subtitles: TIFF Trailers For Ken Watanabe-Starring 'Unforgiven' Remake & Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘The Wind Rises’

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 14, 2013 2:12 PM
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Over the past month or so, we've seen some intriguing trailers land online for the Japanese language remake of "Unforgiven" and Hayao Miyazaki's "The Wind Rises," but without the benefit of English subtitles. But with both movies now headed to TIFF, they have been refreshed with English subtitles to give you a better sense of how both of them play out.

Watch: Stylish, Moody Teaser For Frank Darabont's TNT Event Series 'Mob City'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 13, 2013 2:37 PM
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Earlier this year, we got "Gangster Squad," a dramatization of the battle between Los Angeles cops and ruthless gangster Mickey Cohen that made Warren Beatty's "Dick Tracy" looks understated and subtle by comparison. In short, it was a disaster, but can the small screen be the saving grace of that juicy story? We'll soon see as in a few months Frank Darabont will drop his take on the tale, and we have to say, as far as first impressions go...this has caught our attention...

Exclusive: Trailer For Christopher Bell's Feature Length Directorial Debut 'The Winds That Scatter'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 13, 2013 1:09 PM
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Full disclosure: Christopher Bell is a contributor to The Playlist, so yes, we're promoting the work of someone on the site. But you know what? We're more than happy to, especially when it looks this compelling. Those of us around The Playlist water cooler kinda of knew Chris was working on something — and he has numerous shorts under his belt already — but we had no idea that "The Winds That Scatter" would look anything like this.

Watch: Woody Allen Pimps John Turturro In First Trailer For 'Fading Gigolo'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 13, 2013 12:17 PM
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Woody Allen doesn't act often these days, and it's even rarer that he'll step in front of the camera for someone else's film. But when he does, he rarely loses a step, and everything we've come to know about the writer/director/actor's screen presence is here fully formed in "Fading Gigolo," the latest directorial effort from John Turturro.

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