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Dennis Hopper & Ben Kingsley in Elegy

We posted the Red Band trailer for Elegy in August. Here’s a more reflective clip that rumbles with distant thunder as seasoned veterans Dennis Hopper and Ben Kingsley remind us of a perennial Oscar axiom: there’s No Contender Like Older Men.

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Elegy, Red Band Trailer

The steamy red band trailer for Elegy. Written with such depth and complexity, Philip Roth’s novels have often endured blunt rough treatment on screen. With Isabel Coixet directing Elegy, and Phillip Noyce directing next year’s American Pastoral we’ll see if Roth’s work might fare better in more sophisticated European hands.

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Gambit (1966) & Coen’s Gambit (2009)?

It could be argued that every film by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen is a variation on the heist film — even Raising Arizona (heisting a baby) and The Big Lebowski (heisting a rug. “It really tied the room together”) revolve around the theme of absconding with somebody else’s belongings. ...

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The Wackness trailer (such as it is)

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Enc-12oihwY[/youtube] Andrew O’Hehir lists “The Wackness” as one of “10 to Watch from Tribeca,” and the New York Times names Mary-Kate Olsen as one of this summer’s “4 to Watch” in this 2008 Sundance Audience Award winner. Everybody is watching this movie, or telling us we should watch for it. ...

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