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Trailer for HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire' Season 3: 'What the fuck is life if it's not personal?!'

Season three of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" debuts September 16. Bobby Cannavale joins the show as Gyp Rosetti and asks, exasperated, "What the fuck is life if it's not personal?!" in the season three trailer. Check it out below:
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  • August 14, 2012 1:36 PM
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Trailer Watch: 'Diane Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel' Celebrates an Icon

"You can see and feel everything in clothes," according to Diana Vreeland.
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  • August 13, 2012 4:08 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Karaszewski Talks 'Medium Cool'

Screenwriter Larry Karaszewski ("Man on the Moon") kicks off the week for Trailers from Hell with Haskell Wexler verite classic "Medium Cool":
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  • August 13, 2012 12:35 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Kusama on Bigelow's 'Blue Steel' -- No Relation to 'Zoolander'

"Kathryn Bigelow Week" concludes at Trailers from Hell with director Karyn Kusama discussing urban cop drama and Jamie Lee Curtis-starrer "Blue Steel."
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  • August 11, 2012 1:28 PM
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Hamm, Dunham and Karpovsky Teach Us About The New Yorker iPhone App

Anything co-starring Jon Hamm and Lena Dunham is bound to have merit, and the same goes for this laugh-out-loud New Yorker iPhone app skit. Hamm plays a talkshow host and Dunham plays Lonny Dolan (or something like that), a celeb with "high degree of difficulty" pants and an upcoming movie called "The Assistant."
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • August 8, 2012 2:34 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Karyn Kusama on Kathryn Bigelow's 'Near Dark' -- Cowgirls, Vampires and Flaming Flesh!

"Kathryn Bigelow Week" continues at Trailers from Hell, today with director Karyn Kusama introducing Bigelow's 1987 "Near Dark," a vampire Western. As Kusama puts it, "That concept had been pretty much unexplored."
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  • August 8, 2012 2:28 PM
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Dax Shepard Talks DIY Road Movie 'Hit and Run,' Co-Starring Kristen Bell and Bradley Cooper

Actor-writer-director Dax Shepard ("Parenthood") delivers a populist crowd-pleaser with his second film "Hit and Run," which debuted in July at Comic-Con. We sat down for an interview at the Hard Rock. While he admires director Steven Soderbergh's run-and-gun filmmaking, Shepard's role model as actor-director is Burt Reynolds in "Smokey and the Bandit" mode.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • August 8, 2012 2:17 PM
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Trailer Watch: Quiet, Melancholic 'From Up on Poppy Hill' Looks to Be a Strong Studio Ghibli Entry

The trailer for the latest Studio Ghibli film, "From Up on Poppy Hill," has landed. Written by Hayao Miyazaki and directed by his son, Goro, this quiet coming-of-age drama recalls one of Ghibli's best films, 1995's "Whisper of the Heart."
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  • August 8, 2012 1:40 PM
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Trailer Watch: 'Trouble with the Curve' Shows Off Eastwood's Comedic Chops -- His Last Starring Role?

Check out the new trailer for Clint Eastwood-starrer "Trouble with the Curve," about an aging Atlanta Braves scout (Eastwood), who despite his failing eyesight remains determined to take one last recruiting trip. Eastwood's longtime producing partner, Robert Lorenz, directs.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • August 8, 2012 12:22 PM
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Trailer Watch: Judd Apatow's Fear-Mongering 'This Is 40'

It's hard to determine whether we are meant to be depressed or uplifted watching the trailer for Judd Apatow's "This Is 40." Regardless, the film goes back to the "Knocked Up" characters Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann, the best part of "Knocked Up" by a mile) as they descend into the fearful decade of being 40-something. Joining them are "Bridesmaids" star Melissa McCarthy, token hot girl Megan Fox and someone who has actually survived their forties, John Lithgow.
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  • August 7, 2012 3:20 PM
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