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'World War Z' Gets a New Trailer

11:20 AM 3/25/2013 by Jeff Giles
World War Z
We've seen so many zombie movies at this point that the only way to add anything new to the genre is to approach it from a truly ridiculous angle (see: Warm Bodies). Kudos, then, to Marc Forster's World War Z -- it may not reinvent the zombie movie, but if this latest trailer is anything to go by, it makes up in souped-up thrills what it lacks in originality.

12 Years a Slave

Posted May 21st, 2012 by Binh Ngo

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty (personified by a malevolent slave owner, portrayed by Michael Fassbender), as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity.

Killing Them Softly

Posted February 14th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Adapted from George V. Higgins novel and set in New Orleans, Killing Them Softly follows professional enforcer, Jackie Cogan (Pitt), who investigates a heist that occurs during a high stakes, mob-protected, poker game. The film also features Scoot McNairy (Monsters), Ben Mendelsohn (Animal Kingdom), Ray Liotta, Richard Jenkins (The Visitor), with James Gandolfini, Vincent Curatola, Max Casella and Sam Shepard among others.

The Tree of Life

Posted January 24th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

From Terrence Malick, the acclaimed director of such classic films as Badlands, Days of Heaven and The Thin Red Line, The Tree of Life is the impressionistic story of a Midwestern family in the 1950's. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father (Brad Pitt).

World War Z

Posted December 12th, 2011 by Binh Ngo

Based on Max Brooks' novel, "World War Z" details individual accounts of what happened during a zombie outbreak.

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