Archive | September, 2011

TRAILER: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

The first trailer for ‘Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close’  made a splash last night, and a few thing were made perfectly clear. Is it Oscar bait? Absolutely.  Did it reduce me to a tearful mess? No. Not even a little bit.  In fact, for a film that’s been atop the list for most anticipated of […]

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TRAILER: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Prepare yourselves for three minutes and forty five seconds of pure bliss. In what seems like forever, the wait is finally over for the first full length trailer of David Fincher’s adaptation of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.  Can Rooney Mara pull off what Noomi Rapace was unable to do? Score an Oscar nomination. […]

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TRAILER: J.Edgar

The  official trailer for Clint Eastwood’s  J.Edgar  finally debuted last night and it did not disappoint! Could this finally be the year that Leonardo DiCaprio wins his long overdue Oscar?  Word to the wise – expect the worst and hope for the best.  DiCaprio’s history with the Academy is well documented and it doesn’t bode […]

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TRAILER: We Bought a Zoo

Matt Damon and Scarlet Johansson in an aptly timed holiday released film written and directed by Cameron Crowe, seriously, what more could you ask for? Maybe that its based on true story? Check. Cute kids? Check. Lots of cute furry animals? Check. This one is a no brainer.  Take a look at the trailer down […]

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Trailer: Melancholia

Though one may need to be under the influence to fully enjoy it,  Melancholia  has become  one of my most anticipated films of the year.   Despite the  Cannes drama surrounding Lars Von Trier, the film’s director, Melancholia  still went on to become a possible awards season vehicle for Kirsten Dunst – someone who has […]

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Goodbye Summer

Happy Belated Labor Day! Is that a thing?  Who knows. Today marks the unofficial end of summer and if grade school taught us anything, the end of Summer means the beginning of Fall and the beginning of Fall means the start of awards season. OK- so maybe you didn’t learn that last part in grade […]

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