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The Current War about Edison, Westinghouse, and Tesla releases new trailer

Wow, okay. I think they're trying to make Edison the good guy in this situation? That's...not good. Anyway, THE CURRENT WAR starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Thomas Edison, Michael Shannon as George Westinghouse, Nicholas Hoult as Nikola Tesla just released a new trailer, which you can watch above. And it looks like a typical biopic, with some flourish here and there....
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09.07.2017
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Weinstein Co. sets Mary Magdalene, Current War & Wind River in Oscar slots

The Weinstein Company hasn’t been a major player in the Oscar race in a few years, with last year’s hopefuls – mainly THE FOUNDER– not getting much attention (despite its great reception). But the studio still has some hopeful aces in the hole, and it plans to unleash them like only things coming out of holes can be with a slate of films – MARY MAGDALENE,...
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03.21.2017
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Check out Benedict Cumberbatch as famous smarty-pants, Thomas Edison

Benedict Cumberbatch seems like he has a personal goal of playing every famous smart guy in history in movies. He’s played Julian Assange in THE FIFTH ESTATE, and was nominated for an Oscar in the acclaimed THE IMITATION GAME. Now, he will be going even further back in time as Thomas Edison in THE CURRENT WAR, and you can see him in his fancy 19th century garb in the first image...
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01.23.2017
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Review: Anna Karenina

PLOT: A nineteenth-century Russian socialite, Anna Karenina (Keira Knightley), becomes a pariah when she leaves her husband- Alexei (Jude Law) for a dashing young soldier- Count Vronsky (Aaron Johnson). REVIEW: When I heard Joe Wright was directing this, the upteenth adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's ANNA KARENINA, I initially wasn't all that excited. The story has been done...
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11.14.2012
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Poster double feature: character pieces for Anna Karenina and a motion poster for Silent Hill: Revelation 3D

Here the taglines for the two sets of promotional material at hand: "There are as many loves as there are hearts," and "Prepare for a 3D ride through hell."   Which one will be getting your wallet? Why am I typing this with the inflection from the Capital One credit card ads? Because it sounds weird in my head if I don't, that's why. ANNA KARENINA arrives in limited release on...
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10.09.2012
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