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The Best Trailer of the Year So Far; Tommy Lee Jones’ THE HOMESMAN

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

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Here is the first trailer and images for what look to be Tommy Lee Jones’ greatest directorial effort yet, a western drama titled The Homesman.  His last feature, The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada was great but was more of a modern-day western whereas The Homeman takes it back to 1850s American West.  The story centers on a claim-jumping rascal (Jones) and a frontierswoman (Hilary Swank) as they escort three insane women from Nebraska to Iowa and battle the harsh elemental conditions of the prairie.

The movie looks beautifully shot and will no doubt shine with potentially award deserving performances by its cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Hailee Steinfeld, Meryl Streep, Tim Blake Nelson, James Spader, William Fichtner, John Lithgow, and Jesse Plemons.

The Homesman is currently awaiting distribution and has no release date; watch the trailer below and stay here for more:

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THE FUGITIVE 20th Anniversary: A Look at One of The Best Movies Ever Made (without hyperbole)

Saturday, August 10th, 2013

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The Fugitive
Released August 6th 1993
Director: Andrew Davis
Writers: Jeb Stuart, David Twohy
Stars: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones

Chicago surgeon Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer, and the reasons for the slaying, after being targeted in a nationwide manhunt led by tenacious United States Deputy Marshal Sam Gerard.

The Fugitive turned 20 years old this summer and will be celebrating with a special edition Blu-ray that will be released on September 17, 2013. The film still holds a place near and dear to me as not just one of the best thrillers ever made but one of the best movies ever made, period.

The film based on the 1960s classic TV series, stars Harrison Ford as wrongly-convicted Dr. Richard Kimble and Tommy Lee Jones in his Oscar- and Golden Globe-winning performance as Deputy Marshal Sam Gerard. The Fugitive garnered seven Academy Award nominations including Best Picture. The American Film Institute also listed it as one of the 100 Most Thrilling American films.

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THE FAMILY Has a Trailer – Why’d You Kill The Plumber?

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

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Robert De Niro is a great actor and has appeared in some of the greatest films ever.  I think we can all agree on that.  Unfortunately, we can also agree that his output of the last 15 years (with a few exceptions) has been pretty lackluster.  It seems as though he’s just coasting along, acting with none of the fire we saw in his early films.  That said, De Niro coasting is still better than a lot of actors at their best.

This trailer for Luc Besson’s new film, The Family, feels like it could go either way.  The trailer is a bit confused as to what it wants to be, but there’s enough there to make me a little optimistic.  The Tommy Lee Jones/Robert De Niro pair up in particular seems like it could be a lot of fun.

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Trailer for EMPEROR Starring Tommy Lee Jones and Matthew Fox

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

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We have for you the first trailer for director Peter Webber’s (Hannibal Rising) historical post-WWII drama Emperor.  In the immediate aftermath of World War II General Bonner Fellers (Matthew Fox) is assigned to assist General Douglas MacArthur (Tommy Lee Jones) in investigating whether or not the beloved Japanese Emperor should be punished for war crimes.  The trailer shows a lot, but it’s all for Jones’ performance really – he enjoyed this I’m sure.

There is no release date yet, watch the trailer and read the full synopsis below:

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2013 Oscar Nominations Announced; Ben Affleck Snubbed for Best Director

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

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That’s really all I have to say about the nominations, Ben Affleck got snubbed.  Argo was one of the best movies of the year and he didn’t get nominated for directing (although it’s up for Best Picture).  Don’t take this year’s nominations seriously; Flight got a nomination for writing.

The 85th Academy Awards will take place on February 24th, check out the nominations below:

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Trailer for Steven Spielberg’s LINCOLN Starring Daniel Day-Lewis

Friday, September 14th, 2012

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Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln has a trailer for you to watch below, the timely film (election in November y’all)  stars Daniel Day-Lewis as the former president alongside Joseph Gordon-Levitt, David Oyelowo, Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones, James Spader, John Hawkes, Michael Stuhlbarg, David Strathairn, Walton Goggins, Tim Blake Nelson, Bruce McGill, Jackie Earle Haley, Lee Pace and Jared Harris.

Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis in “Lincoln,” a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

Lincoln opens on November 16th, watch the trailer below:

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The CoF Presents: Our Favorite Batman Movie Moments (part 2 of 2)

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

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Arguably the greatest comic hero of all time, Batman has an impressive track record that quite frankly would be too long for the Internet to handle. So with The Dark Knight Rises release growing ever so close, we have put together some of our favorite Batman movie moments from all of the feature films. Do you have a favorite moment that didn’t make the list? You probably do, so let us know about it in the comments below.  *Spoilers Herein*

Check out Part 1

 

The Riddler Joygasm (Batman Forever – 1995)

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First Trailer For HOPE SPRINGS With Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carell

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

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In Hope Springs Arnold and Maeve Soames (Tommy Lee Jones and Meryl Streep) are having marriage trouble after 30 years, so they seek help from marriage counselor Steve Carell.  The film reunites Streep with her Devil Wears Prada director David Finkel, can they capture lightening in a bottle?  We will find out when the film opens on August 10th.

Many years of marriage have left Maeve (Streep) wanting to spice things up and reconnect with her husband. When she hears of a famed relationship guru (Carell) in the town of Great Hope Springs, she must persuade her skeptical husband (Jones) to get on a plane for an intense week of marriage and sex therapy. Getting there was hard enough…now shedding their bedroom hang ups, learning some new moves and rediscovering their youthful spark is when the real adventure begins.

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New Trailer for MEN IN BLACK 3, Now This Is More Like It

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

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Here is the new and improved trailer for Men in Black 3 with some more of Josh Brolin‘s great Tommy Lee Jones impression.  If you were hip to MIB in the 90′s then you know that gadgets and aliens are expected along with Will Smith yelling a lot.  They are going back to the 60′s in this one; maybe they will run into Austin Powers right?  Anyone?

Hit the jump to check out the trailer, Men in Black 3 opens in 3D on May 25th.

Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are back… in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K’s life and the fate of the planet are put at stake, Agent J will have to travel back in time to put things right. J discovers that there are secrets to the universe that K never told him — secrets that will reveal themselves as he teams up with the young Agent K (Josh Brolin) to save his partner, the agency, and the future of humankind.

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The MEN IN BLACK 3 Trailer Does Some Time Travel

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

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Men In Black 3 finally got through a dreadful production (they took time off to fix the story) and there’s a trailer to prove it.  The trailer recaptures what worked in the first film and introduces the world to Josh Brolin’s Tommy Lee Jones impression, spot on.

The film was directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and stars Alice Eve, Emma Thompson, Rip Torn, Johnny Knoxville, and Jemaine Clement.

Men in Black 3 opens on May 25 2012. Watch the trailer below:

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