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Trailers from Hell: Josh Olson on 'Barfly,' Starring Mickey Rourke

Dipsomania Week! kicks off at Trailers from Hell with screenwriter Josh Olson introducing Barbet Schroeder's "Barfly," starring Mickey Rourke.
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  • July 15, 2013 11:33 AM
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WATCH TRAILER: 'Out of the Furnace' Stars Vengeful Vigilante Bale

The trailer for Scott Cooper's new film, "Out of the Furnace," just hit the web and it packs a wallop of dramatic violence. The thriller is a revenge story that tests brotherly loyalty in the American rust belt.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • July 13, 2013 11:37 AM
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WATCH: Werner Herzog and Errol Morris Discuss Genocide Doc 'The Act of Killing' (VIDEO)

Any film with the names Werner Herzog and Errol Morris attached as co-executive producers is enough for cinephiles to run to the theater en masse. But Joshua Oppenheimer's masterful genocide documentary "The Act of Killing" is an unmissable film on its own terms.
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  • July 12, 2013 2:39 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Joe Dante on Unjustly Unheralded Horror Film 'The Black Room,' Starring Boris Karloff

Shock Theater with Joe Dante concludes at Trailers from Hell, with director and TFH creator Dante introducing 1935's "The Black Room," starring Boris Karloff.
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  • July 12, 2013 11:58 AM
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First Look: New Red Band Trailer and Poster for Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' Remake

Spike Lee's remake of Chan-wook Park's 2003 South Korean visceral thriller "Oldboy" arrives on October 25 (Film District scooped up U.S. rights in September). Lee released "Red Hook Summer" last summer; his Michael Jackson doc "Bad 25" played well on the fall fest circuit in advance of its Thanksgiving broadcast on ABC. Also in the works are the HBO film of the stage play "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth" and a sequel to "Inside Man."
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • July 10, 2013 5:22 PM
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Watch: Here's How Princess Elizabeth Was Introduced to the Public in 1926 (VIDEO)

With Prince William and Kate Middleton expecting their first child this month, the British Film Institute has posted archival footage from Empire News Bulletin featuring the first photos of baby Princess Elizabeth before she was queen, born to George VI and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.
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  • July 10, 2013 1:28 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Joe Dante on Mystery 'Weird Woman,' Starring Lon Chaney

Shock Theater with Joe Dante continues at Trailers from Hell, today with director and TFH creator Dante introducing Reginald Le Borg's 1944 mystery, "Weird Woman," starring Lon Chaney as a professor who takes a supernatural wife while on a South Seas expedition.
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  • July 10, 2013 11:59 AM
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WATCH: Thrilling New Trailer for Bong Joon-ho's Dystopian 'Snowpiercer' with Evans, Swinton and Spencer

An action-packed new trailer for Bong Joon-ho's science fiction film "Snowpiercer" has arrived. Starring Chris Evans and Tilda Swinton, this is the Korean director's English language debut, adding to a new wave of Korean screen presence on US shores alongside Park Chan-wook's recent "Stoker" and Spike Lee's upcoming remake of Park's "Oldboy."
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • July 8, 2013 2:49 PM
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WATCH: Steamy New 'Adore' Trailer Stars Watts and Wright as Beautiful People Doing Very Bad Things

"Adore," the controversial new film from French director Anne Fontaine starring Naomi Watts and Robin Wright, has a scandalous new trailer. Originally titled "Two Mothers" when it debuted at Sundance, this is an erotic drama about two lifelong friends who develop a dangerous attraction to each other's arrestingly beautiful sons.
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  • July 8, 2013 1:55 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Joe Dante on Joseph H. Lewis' 'The Mad Doctor of Market Street'

Shock Theater with Joe Dante kicks off this week over at the recently revamped Trailers from Hell, with director and TFH creator Dante introducing 1942's "The Mad Doctor of Market Street," helmed by noir maestro Joseph H. Lewis ("Gun Crazy").
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  • July 8, 2013 12:15 PM
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