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WATCH: New Clips from 'Only God Forgives,' with Ryan Gosling as Stoic Badass and Kristin Scott Thomas as Ruthless Drug Lord

Prior to the world premiere of Nicolas Winding Refn's "Only God Forgives" on Wednesday, TWC-Radius has been tempting the Cannes crowds with clips from the Thailand-set thriller, which stars Kristin Scott Thomas and Ryan Gosling as a mother and son heading a drug ring in the Bangkok underworld. The four clips below highlight their unsettling relationship following the death of Gosling's brother, as well as establishing Scott Thomas' character as a Momma Not to Mess With.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • May 20, 2013 1:40 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Dan Ireland on Hitchcock's Masterpiece 'Vertigo'

Femme Fatales Week! begins at Trailers from Hell, with director Dan Ireland introducing "Vertigo," Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece and last year's Sight & Sound top-ranked film of all time, starring James Stewart and Kim Novak. Stewart was born on May 20, 1908.
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  • May 20, 2013 1:11 PM
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Mediocre SNL Season Finale Well-Hosted by Ben Affleck As Several Regulars Depart the Show (CLIPS)

  • By Maggie Lange
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  • May 19, 2013 7:49 PM
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Weekend Trailer Watch: 'A Touch of Sin,' 'The Young and Prodigious Spivet,' and 'Jimmy P.'

  • By Maggie Lange
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  • May 19, 2013 7:27 PM
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WATCH: Marion Cotillard and Jeremy Renner in First Clip from James Gray's Cannes Competitor 'The Immigrant' (VIDEO)

Check out this first brief clip from James Gray's Cannes competition title "The Immigrant," starring Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix and Jeremy Renner, which centers on a woman's turbulent immigration from her native Poland to New York City. In the clip, Renner's character offers some advice to Cotillard's troubled Ewa, who is bedecked in a 1920s embellished headband and frock.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • May 17, 2013 12:22 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Joe Dante on Peter Bogdanovich's Directorial Debut 'Targets'

Bullets Don't Argue! week concludes at Trailers from Hell with director and TFH creator Joe Dante introducing Peter Bogdanovich's harrowing directorial debut, "Targets."
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  • May 17, 2013 11:29 AM
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WATCH: New 'Pacific Rim' Trailer Gives Us More Kaiju Monsters vs. Robots

A new trailer for Guillermo del Toro's "Pacific Rim" has arrived, with Charlie Hunnam grimly narrating the epic fight between the sea-emerging Kaiju monsters and the human-created Jaeger robots. "In order to fight monsters, we created monsters of our own," he says. Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day and Ron Pearlman also star in the Warner Bros. tentpole, due in theaters July 12. Watch below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • May 16, 2013 2:13 PM
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Trailer Watch: Booty-Shakin' Birdies in 'Rio 2,' Disney's Majestic 'Planes'

Two new trailers have landed in the world of animation: The saucy teaser for Fox's "Rio 2," which features some raucously rump-shaking birdies, and the wordless trailer for Disney's "Planes" (a takeoff from the "Cars" franchise), which highlights the contraptions of the title flying through all manner of exotic locales. Watch below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • May 16, 2013 1:43 PM
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WATCH: In New 'Before Midnight' Clip, Celine and Jesse's Romantic Stroll Turns Snarky (VIDEO)

Check out this new clip from Richard Linklater's brilliant "Before Midnight" (May 24), in which long-term partners Celine (Julie Delpy) and Jesse (Ethan Hawke), graced with a few moments alone away from their children, get to discuss their relationship dynamics while strolling through a small town in Greece. "Sometimes I feel like I'm breathing oxygen and you're breathing helium," Celine snarks at Jesse. Watch below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • May 15, 2013 1:42 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Darren Bousman on Michael Winner's 'Death Wish,' Starring Charles Bronson

Bullets Don't Argue! week continues at Trailers from Hell with filmmaker Darren Bousman introducing Michael Winner's international smash hit "Death Wish," which made Charles Bronson a superstar for the rest of his career.
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  • May 15, 2013 11:38 AM
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