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Matthew McConaughey Searches for ‘Gold’ in First Trailer

Caught somewhere between The Wolf of Wall Street and American Hustle, the first look at Gold, starring Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey, looks like fun counter-programming to the glut of Oscar films this Christmas but then, that could be the awards strategy itself. The Weinstein Company is probably positioning the film as more of a box office play but when your film ...

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‘LION’ trailer starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara

After a sneak peak yesterday, today brings the full first trailer for LION, starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara in the true story of Saroo Khan, a young Indian boy who falls asleep on a train and ends up in Calcutta, separated from his family by thousands of miles. As an adult, Saroo (Dev Patel), with the help ...

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Watch the trailer for ‘The Founder’ starring Michael Keaton

  After a quick clip this week, The Weinstein Company has dropped the trailer for The Founder about McDonald’s founder Ray Kroc and starring Oscar-nominee Michael Keaton. The Founder tells the true story of how Illinois salesman Ray Kroc met brothers Mac and Dick McDonald, operating a hamburger restaurant in southern California in the 1950s. Kroc subtly maneuvers himself into a ...

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First Poster for Michael Keaton McDonald’s flick ‘The Founder’

The Founder, the new film from John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side) which chronicles the rise of the McDonald’s fast food empire and its founder Ray Kroc, has a first poster to debut. The Founder tells the true story of how Illinois salesman Ray Kroc met brothers Mac and Dick McDonald, operating a hamburger restaurant in southern California in the 1950s. ...

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2016 Oscars: SAG/GG Post-Mortem and Michael Shannon?

  With the two major critics groups (LAFCA and NYFCC), the National Board of Review (NBR), Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and now The Golden Globes having had their say on winners and nominees for 2015 films it’s time to where things are. I’ll do another post-mortem once the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), National Society of Film Critics (NSFC) and ...

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Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Predictions: Spotlight, Room, Brooklyn Expected

The nominations for the 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards are tomorrow morning and we have the FINAL predictions from The Gold Rush Gang. In the top category, Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, we have eight films vying for five spots. We all agree that The Big Short, Brooklyn, The Martian and Spotlight are locked in but ...

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‘The Hateful Eight’ Trailer: “Spend the Holidays with Someone You Hate”

A brand spanking new trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s 8th film, The Hateful Eight, has dropped and it’s more than we’ve ever seen before. Heavy on Samuel L. Jackson and Kurt Russell (furthering rumors that they could be pushed in Lead at The Oscars) in terms of screen time and dialogue and finally, finally something from Jennifer Jason Leigh. Although, considering ...

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New Trailer for Bradley Cooper’s ‘Burnt’

A new trailer popped up for the Bradley Cooper chef movie Burnt, a film that’s gone through more title changes than 2013’s The Butler. It starts out seeming like a thriller then moves into drama and ends in light comedy. It feels like The Weinstein Company has no idea how to market the movie so they’re going for every market. That ...

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