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August 2011

New trailer for A Dangerous Method

New trailer for A Dangerous Method

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(Thanks to AD)

Bookie Paddy Power's odds for Venice & Oscar

Bookie Paddy Power's odds for Venice & Oscar

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Beth Stevens and Kevin Klawitter tip us to early odds-n favorites rated by an UK Irish bookmaker agency in the line-up at Venice and ventures a long view toward the Oscars while he’s at it. “The Guardian has bookmaker Paddy Power’s odds on the Golden Lion winner (prior to Ides of March screening, I assume).” 5/1 A Dangerous Method 6/1 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 6/1 The Ides of March 7/1…

Two Minty Fresh Ides of March reviews

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I feel a little strange posting these premature reviews because no one’s yet seen it. It’s probably best to skim a little and shoot for the money shot so that you don’t know too much. Of course, if you’ve read the script or seen the play you’ll already know too much anyway. The Playlist says it’s pretty darned good, in fact, The Ides of March, and singles out our 2011…

The Tree of Life on DVD/Blu-ray, Oct 11

The Tree of Life on DVD/Blu-ray, Oct 11

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DVD/Blu-ray combo pack is the only option. (No standalone edition for either format). No details about special features yet, except for a 30 minute making-of documentary, Exploring the Tree of Life, to focus mainly on Malick.

Henry Cavill suits up as Superman

Henry Cavill suits up as Superman

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via Towleroad , one of the best sources for gay news on the web. Not that Henry Cavill is gay. But Superman has always been gay-friendly.

Richard Gere & Topher Grace in The Double

Richard Gere & Topher Grace in The Double

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WARNING: SPOILERS GALORE. Directorial debut for Michael Brandt, who wrote 2 Fast 2 Furious and Wanted, and adapted 3:10 to Yuma. Opens September 23, 2011. In THE DOUBLE, the mysterious murder of a US senator bearing the distinctive trademark of the legendary Soviet assassin “Cassius,” forces Paul Shepherdson (Richard Gere), a retired CIA operative, to team with rookie FBI agent, Ben Geary (Topher Grace), to solve the crime. Having spent…

First Clip of The Ides of March

First Clip of The Ides of March

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Lest anyone think that this is a dry political drama, the first clip cashes in on 2011′s golden boy, Ryan Gosling, and his many charms (swiped from Collider)

Jennifer Lawrence, naked and splattered

Jennifer Lawrence, naked and splattered

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ok, I do feel bad about that headline — and I’ll still be feeling bad when this post continues to attract traffic well into 2015. (If past experience is any indication of leggy longevity.) But seriously, you have to admit X-Men First Class, for all its other eye-catching production design, managed to come up with more creative ways to parade its female stars around than a Victoria’s Secret runway shoot….

Gosling eyes Clooney in Ides of March

Gosling eyes Clooney in Ides of March

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Between Ides of March and The Descendants, George Clooney is theoretically in good shape for nominations in 5 Oscar categories this year.

Miss Bala trailer

Miss Bala trailer

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If it’s not obvious from the trailer, “a young aspiring beauty queen finds her dream turned against her when she unwillingly gets involved with a criminal group at war.” Miss Bala and Kill List rank right alongside Drive and Tinker Tailor Solider Spy as my most anticipated thrillers of the year. What others are you eager to see? Poster after the cut.