Movies – “Foxcatcher” Teaser Trailer and Cannes Oscar Buzz

Foxcatcher is an upcoming dramatic thriller that has funny-man Steve Carell as the lead role. Sounds like an odd choice right? Well, according to reviews that are emerging after Monday’s Cannes Film Festival screening, Carell may just be one of this year’s Oscar contenders.

The film is based on a true story and follows Olympic Wrestling Champion Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) and his brother, Olympic Champion Dave Schultz (Mark Ruffalo), on their athletic journey. Sadly, their schizophrenic coach, John duPont (Carell) murdered Dave and Mark ends up fighting for justice for his brother. Watch the teaser trailer below:

Carell’s performance is not the only one gaining praise. Ruffalo and Tatum’s performances as the Schultz brothers are also gaining early critical acclaim and Oscar buzz. If the reviews on Variety, IndieWire, and The Hollywood Reporter are any indication, this is definitely not a film to miss.

Foxcatcher is directed by Bennett Miller, who has already had two films make it to the Oscars, Capote and Moneyball. According to IMDb, Miller is already nominated for the Palme d’Or Award (the top honor at the Cannes Film Festival) for Foxcatcher

What do you think of the first trailer? Do you think this is a strong indication of what’s to come this awards season? Will you be interested in seeing Foxcatcher when it is released on November 14, 2014?

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Sources: Yahoo! MoviesVarietyIndieWire, The Hollywood Reporterand IMDbPro

Television Exclusive – First Official Teaser for “Girl Meets World”

Entertainment Weekly and E! recently shared the first official teaser trailer for Disney’s upcoming spin-off series, Girl Meets World! This new show is a spin-off of Boy Meets World, which finished it’s run in 2000.

The new teaser gives us a look Riley Matthews (Rowan Blanchard) and her friend Maya Hart (Sabrina Carpenter). Plus, we also get a glimpse of the relationship that Riley has with her parents, Corey (Ben Savage) and Topanga (Danielle Fishel).

From watching the teaser, it seems like this is going to be a big success for Disney Channel as they head back to their classic routes. Currently, there is no official premiere date for the show other than sometime in early fall.

Stay tuned for an official premiere date! What do you think of the new teaser? Will you be watching Girl Meets World?

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Sources: Entertainment Weekly and E!

Movie Exclusive – Adorable New Photo from “The Fault in Our Stars” Adaptation

Page to Premiere has shared an adorable, yet heartbreaking, new still from The Fault in Our Stars movie adaptation. The new still features Hazel (Shailene Woodley) and Augustus (Ansel Elgort) in a sweet embrace during the big picnic scene.

This wonderful and emotional story follows sixteen year-old Hazel Grace Lancaster (Woodley) as she is battling thyroid and lung cancer. Her parents are worried about her and decide to send her to a local support group, where she meets Augustus Waters (Elgort). As they get to know each other, their relationship grows and takes them on an unforgettable journey.

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The Fault in Our Stars movie is directed by Josh Boone and also stars Nat Wolff, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell, Willem Dafoe, Lotte Verbeek, Mike Birbiglia, Emily Peachey, Milica Govich, and David Whalen.

What do you think of this new still? Are you counting down the days until the June 6 release date? Have you read John Green’s other novels?

Source: Page to Premiere

Movie Exclusive – New Extended Trailer for Disney’s “Maleficent”

Disney has exclusively released another full-length trailer for Maleficent. This new trailer has some already released footage in it, but there is also some interesting new scenes that give us a closer look into the narrative of Maleficent’s story.

These new scenes also give us a closer look at Sharlto Copley as King Stefan and how is going to be portrayed in the film. Director Robert Stromberg has pulled from many aspects of the original animated feature. However, he has also added his unique style and created an expansive world for the classic characters to come to life. Watch the exclusive new trailer below:

Maleficent also stars Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Brenton Thwaites, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, and Lesley Manville and will be hitting theaters on May 30. What do you think of this new trailer? Do you think they should have added more new footage from the film?

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Movie Exclusive – First Official Trailer for “The Maze Runner”

20th Century Fox has been working on getting an adaptation of James Dashner’s, The Maze Runner, to the silver screen. Fans of the young adult series will be very excited to know that the first official trailer for this anticipated adaptation has finally been released!

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The first trailer gives us a close look at the dystopian world the story is set in and an introduction to the major characters. The Maze Runner follows Thomas (Dylan O’Brien), who finds himself in a closed off community with a group of boys his age.

Thomas also discovers later on that his memory was erased before being placed in “the glade.” He must join the forces of “runners” to try and find a way out of the glade and to figure out the truth behind the situation they are in.

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The Maze Runner is directed by Wes Ball and has quite a talented young cast that also includes Will Poulter, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Kaya Scodelario, Patricia Clarkson, Aml Ameen, Jacob Latimore, Ki Hong Lee, Don McManus, Chris Sheffield, Blake Cooper, Joe Adler, and Dexter Darden.

What do you think of this new trailer? Are you a fan of James Dashner’s novels? Are you looking forward to this movie hitting theaters on September 19, 2014? What do you think of the young and talented cast behind this project?

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Source: YouTube and IMDbPro

Movie Exclusive – New Teaser Trailer for Disney’s “Maleficent”

An exclusive new teaser trailer has officially been released for Disney’s highly awaited Maleficent! In this new tease, we get our first look at Maleficent’s angel-like wings. Plus, we also get our first real sense of how the narrative of Maleficent’s character history will play out.

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Maleficent is directed by Robert Stromberg and stars Angelina Jolie, Sharlto Copley, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Brenton Thwaites, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, and Lesley Manville.

What do you think of this new teaser? Are you looking forward for Maleficent to be theatrically released on May 30? Be sure to check back in tomorrow as Disney will be releasing a new full-length trailer for the film!

Source: YouTube

Movie Exclusive – First Trailer for James Brown Biopic “Get On Up”

Director Tate Taylor gained critical acclaim for his 2011 film, The Help, and it looks like he has another powerful film under his belt. Collider has shared the first trailer for Taylor’s next directorial adventure, a James Brown biopic entitled Get On Up.

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The cast behind this film includes Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Dan Aykroyd, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Tika Sumpter, and Jill Scott. This is Boseman’s second time portraying a historical icon as he also recently played Jackie Robinson in last year’s 42.

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Here is an official synopsis for Get On Up (via Apple Movie Trailers):

“In his follow-up to the four-time Academy Award®-nominated blockbuster The Help, Tate Taylor directs 42’s Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in Get on Up.  Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century.  Boseman is joined in the drama by Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Tika Sumpter, Jill Scott and Dan Aykroyd.”

What do you think of this new trailer? Would you be interested in seeing Get On Up when it hits theaters on August 1, 2014? Do you think this film could be an Oscar contender next year?

Sources: Collider, YouTube, and Apple Movie Trailers