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WATCH: New Clip and Trailer for Lukas Moodysson's Punk Band Comedy 'We Are The Best!'

A new trailer has arrived for Lukas Moodysson's wonderful 1982-set coming-of-age comedy "We Are the Best!," following three pre-teen girls' attempts to start up a punk band. While Moodysson has been nothing if not experimental with tone, subject and setting in his recent films, "We Are the Best!" recalls the offbeat humor and heart of "Show Me Love" and "Together."
  • By Beth Hanna and Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 8, 2014 3:30 PM
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WATCH the HBO Series Premiere of Mike Judge's 'Silicon Valley' Now

Twas a big a night for HBO. On Sunday, Season Four of "Game of Thrones" kicked off, allegedly crashing streaming service HBO Go, "Veep" returned in the form of Season Three and Mike Judge's tech comedy "Silicon Valley" series-premiered. Watch the episode here now, for free.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 7, 2014 12:54 PM
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WATCH: Jonathan Glazer's Hypnotic World Cup Ad for Nike

Jonathan Glazer's gorgeously disturbing "Under the Skin" arrives in theaters today, but the director also has a new Nike commercial debuting. In the spot, he focuses on soccer stars Wayne Rooney, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar as they prepare for the World Cup ahead. Watch below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 4, 2014 11:59 AM
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Trailers from Hell Takes a Swim with Eastwood's Dirty Harry in 'The Dead Pool'

Clint Eastwood Week with Alan Spencer! concludes at Trailers from Hell, with screenwriter Spencer introducing "The Dead Pool."
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  • April 4, 2014 11:25 AM
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WATCH: Remember Roger Ebert with This Moving Appreciation of His Writings on Werner Herzog

Tomorrow marks the one-year anniversary of Roger Ebert's death and in memory of the late, great film critic who taught us all to love and appreciate film articulately, Fandor has put together a great video essay on Werner Herzog's "Aguirre: The Wrath of God" (1972), with snippets from Ebert's Great Movies review.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 3, 2014 12:59 PM
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Trailers from Hell Goes West to 'Paint Your Wagon'

This week on Trailers from Hell, writer and produce Alan Spencer talks Joshua Logan's outsize 1969 gold rush musical "Paint Your Wagon," starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Marvin and Jean Seberg.
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  • April 2, 2014 1:36 PM
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WATCH: Mindy Kaling Talks Women, Race and 'Mindy Project' on Charlie Rose

Always-eloquent comedienne and "Mindy Project" creator, star, co-writer and co-executive producer Mindy Kaling sat down with Charlie Rose last night to talk about the series, and the complications of being a woman writing for TV.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 2, 2014 12:56 PM
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WATCH: Dreamy New Trailer for Gia Coppola's 'Palo Alto,' Starring James Franco and Emma Roberts

A new trailer has landed for first-time filmmaker Gia Coppola's darkly wistful new teen drama "Palo Alto," based on James Franco's book of short stories.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 1, 2014 4:13 PM
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EXCLUSIVE Trailer: DocNYC Winner 'The Pleasures of Being Out of Step,' on Jazz Writer Nat Hentoff

TOH! has scored a trailer exclusive to David L. Lewis's DocNYC Grand Jury prize winner "The Pleasures of Being Out of Step." The film centers on legendary jazz writer and civil libertarian Nat Hentoff, who's now 88.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 1, 2014 3:08 PM
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RIP Screenwriter and Reel Geezer Lorenzo Semple, Jr. (VIDEOS)

Remembering screenwriter Lorenzo Semple, Jr., who has died at 91. He wrote "Three Days of the Condor," "Flash Gordon," "Pretty Poison," "Never Say Never Again," "King Kong," "The Parallax View," "The Super Cops," "Fathom" and the "Batman" TV series.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • March 30, 2014 2:51 PM
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