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June 2011

Hugo Cabret now just plain ol' regular Hugo

Hugo Cabret now just plain ol' regular Hugo

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The Invention of Hugo Cabret is now to be called simply Hugo. Because god forbid anyone should be challenged with a vaguely socialist silent T or anything the least bit linguistically frou-frou or suspiciously out-of-the-ordinary in these uncertain times of jingoistic distress.

Gary Oldman in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, teaser trailer

Gary Oldman in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, teaser trailer

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Director Tomas Alfredson reteams with his editor and cinematographer from Let the Right One In. (Dino Jonsäter Hoyte Van Hoytema). Gary Oldamn in the role that won Alec Guinness huge acclaim and a TV BAFTA for Best Actor in 1979. Could this be Oldman’s best shot at an Oscar nomination in years? The job of distilling John Le Carré’s simmering psychological thriller to an essence even more concentrated than the…

The Three Musketeers 3D, new trailer

The Three Musketeers 3D, new trailer

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Yesterday’s trailers for Mission: Impossible IV and War Horse are a hard act to follow, but The Three Musketeers are legendary for being heroically foolhardy.

Two more shots from The Hobbit

Two more shots from The Hobbit

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A couple of days ago, Empire teased new shots from The Hobbit on this month’s cover, and now Playlist gives us a look inside at the unadulterated images. Check ‘em out after the cut.

Steven Spielberg's War Horse, official teaser trailer

Steven Spielberg's War Horse, official teaser trailer

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(thanks to Jordan Raup at The Film Stage, and Scottish Jellyfish) 10 great movies starring horses, after the cut.

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, official trailer

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, official trailer

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I wanted to hold off on forming an opinion of this trailer based on the bootleg that leaked a few days ago, because I wanted to get a cleaner sense of the cinematography by Robert Elswit, the score by Michael Giacchino, and the editing by Paul Hirsch — Oscars winners, all. To be honest, I’m pre-sold on the basis of those names alone. I still have complete confidence that Brad…

Alien Wedding Cake

Alien Wedding Cake

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From BoingBoing, spotted by @celticfeminist You’re invited to pay your respects to the bride and groom with a toast in the form of Caption This, if that’s possible without gilding the lily.

Straw Dogs, official trailer

Straw Dogs, official trailer

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David and Amy Sumner (James Marsden and Kate Bosworth), a Hollywood screenwriter and his actress wife, return to her small hometown in the deep South to prepare the family home for sale after her father’s death. Once there, tensions build in their marriage and old conflicts re-emerge with the locals, including Amy’s ex-boyfriend Charlie (Alexander Skarsgård), leading to a violent confrontation.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon exceeds expectations

Transformers: Dark of the Moon exceeds expectations

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Transformers 3 screened today for movie writers and the takeaway message seems to be of you’re inclined to go at all then the 3D ticket is worth the price. Also that it’s better than first two installments, so there’s that.

11-11-11, 2nd trailer

11-11-11, 2nd trailer

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The 11:11 movement is centered on the emergence of that number in people’s lives that alerts them to angels or spirit guardians trying to communicate with them. Conspiracy theorists also point to the number 11′s involvement in historical events. 11 11 11 will take on the idea of 11 gates of Heaven and how on 11:11 on the 11th day of the 11th month, the 11th gate will open up…