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Trailer Watch: 'Beautiful Creatures' One of Many Hoping for the 'Twilight' Lightning to Strike Twice

Now that the final "Twilight" installment has come and proven its box office powers, it remains to be seen whether any of a host of other supernatural romance YA sensations can cast the same spell on moviegoers. "Beautiful Creatures" (February 3), based on "The Caster Chronicles" and starring Alice Englert and Alden Ehrenrich as curse-crossed young lovers, is certainly trying to hook those feeling Bella-and-Edward withdrawal. Trailer below.
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  • November 19, 2012 12:20 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Joe Dante on 'Teenagers from Outer Space,' Featuring Ray Guns and Spray-Painted Flying Saucers

I Was a Teenage Thanksgiving Turkey! week begins at Trailers from Hell with director and TFH creator Joe Dante introducing cult classic "Teenagers from Outer Space" from 50s indie filmmaker Tom Graeff, who had just completed grip work on a Roger Corman picture before striking out on his own.
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  • November 19, 2012 12:07 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Josh Olson on Evel Knievel Actioner 'Viva Knievel!'

More Movies You Never Heard Of! week concludes at Trailers from Hell with screenwriter Josh Olson introducing 1977's "Viva Knievel!," starring Evel Knievel himself taking on "the fictionalized role of his own life."
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  • November 16, 2012 11:27 AM
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THR Writers Roundtable: Apatow, Boal, Haneke, Krasinski, Magee & Terrio Tackle Politics, Death & Historical Accuracy

The Hollywood Reporter's Writers Roundtable -- full-length, uncensored video below -- includes writers and filmmakers Judd Apatow ("This Is 40"), Mark Boal ("Zero Dark Thirty"), David Magee ("Life of Pi"), Chris Terrio ("Argo"), Michael Haneke ("Amour") and John Krasinski ("Promised Land").
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • November 15, 2012 4:14 PM
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Trailer Watch: The Land of 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' with Franco, Kunis, Williams & Weisz

A second trailer for Sam Raimi's "Oz: The Great and Powerful" has landed, this time with more from brunette witch sisters Theodora and Evanora (Mila Kunis and Rachel Weisz), crows that caw "Die!"...
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  • November 14, 2012 1:44 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Larry Karaszewski on Little-Seen Teen Drama 'To Find a Man'

More Movies You Never Heard Of! week continues at Trailers from Hell, today with screenwriter Larry Karaszewski introducing "To Find a Man," starring Pamela Sue Martin in her debut role and "notable for its frank treatment of teen sexuality and abortion."
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  • November 14, 2012 11:07 AM
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Jon Hamm & Daniel Radcliffe Together in a Bathtub for UK Miniseries 'Young Doctor's Notebook'

Check out the trailer for UK series "A Young Doctor's Notebook," Sky Arts 1 Channel's new miniseries starring Jon Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe. The four-part show is based on the short stories of Russian playwright Mikhail Bulgakov: a doctor (Hamm) struggles through his life and work through exchanges with his younger self (Radcliffe). It debuts December 6 in the UK.
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  • November 12, 2012 6:35 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Joe Dante on Prescient Political Satire 'Wrong is Right' with Sean Connery

More Movies You Never Heard Of! week begins at Trailers from Hell with director and TFH creator Joe Dante introducing Richard Brooks' political satire "Wrong Is Right," starring Sean Connery.
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  • November 12, 2012 2:29 PM
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Watch Javier Bardem Talk 'Skyfall,' Guns & Hair with Conan O'Brien

Javier Bardem is one of the greatest contemporary villains, but he's also one of the softest.
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  • November 12, 2012 2:10 PM
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TV Impressions: SNL Host Anne Hathaway Does Katie Holmes, Damian Lewis Does Barack Obama

In her third turn hosting Saturday Night Live for the third time, Anne Hathaway gleamed - first in a (actually gorgeously carried off) "Les Misérables" parody, and then in a completely uncanny turn as Katie Holmes (linked below). "Les Misérables" premieres December 25, 2012.
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  • November 12, 2012 12:03 PM
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