Ethan Hawke

‘Predestination’ Trailer: Ethan Hawke Is a Time-Traveling Crime-Stopper

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by Britt Hayes November 24, 2014 @ 6:37 PM
A few months back we got our first look at ‘Predestination,’ an upcoming sci-fi film that re-teams Ethan Hawke with the directors of ‘Daybreakers.’ In case you’d forgotten about this intriguing movie, we’ve got a brand new trailer and some good news: the film is finally hitting theaters this January after garnering some positive buzz on the festival circuit this year.

'Cymbeline' Trailer: Shakespeare Gets Updated Again, This Time With a Biker Gang

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by Britt Hayes October 9, 2014 @ 5:50 PM
Today brings the first trailer for 'Cymbeline,' yet another modernization of a William Shakespeare play -- though this one is lesser-known. And while we've certainly seen Shakespeare updated plenty of times, and we've seen Shakespeare done with Ethan Hawke and John Leguizamo, we've definitely never seen Shakespeare with a biker gang twist. So at least it has that going for it.

'Doctor Strange' Casting Rumor: Is Ethan Hawke Replacing Joaquin Phoenix?

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by Jacob Hall October 1, 2014 @ 9:51 AM
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After months of negotiations, Joaquin Phoenix still hasn't accepted the title role in Marvel's 'Doctor Strange' and if you want to believe that latest rumor floating around the internet, Phoenix's hesitation and resistance is Ethan Hawke's gain. Yep, according to at least one source, Hawke is now the new frontrunner to play Marvel's cinematic Sorcerer Supreme.

Ethan Hawke Really Wants to Be a Wookiee in 'Star Wars: Episode 7'

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by Kate Erbland August 7, 2014 @ 10:00 AM
TBS
Although you'd think that starring in Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood' -- a film that took twelve years to make -- would be a labor of love, star Ethan Hawke found a way to make the project even more personally appealing. He used it as an audition for the next 'Star Wars' movie. Well, sort of.

'Predestination' Trailer: Ethan Hawke Takes 'Minority Report' to a New Level

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by Nick Romano July 21, 2014 @ 4:15 PM
Pinnacle Films
The first 'Predestination' trailer shows a film in which Ethan Hawke ('The Purge,' 'Boyhood') seeks to prevent major crimes before they even happen. It sounds just like something out of a Philip K. Dick novel, right? Only here Hawke is traveling through time to stop these events, as opposed to relying on those pesky Precogs of 'Minority Report.'

'Boyhood' Review

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by Kate Erbland July 11, 2014 @ 6:47 AM
Richard Linklater
Every film is a cultural artifact. As singular works of art, movies are their own self-contained contributions to popular culture, but their often essential inclusion of things like music, fashion, and slang within their own narratives puts them into a unique space – art wrapped around art, culture enveloped in culture. It’s why even bad period-set films are so fun to watch, as seeing canny cultural representations is almost always amusing, if not a bit intriguing. Blame it on nostalgia, shared memory, or even a good old-fashioned affection for otherwise forgotten pop culture snippets, but movies that work hard to accurately depict a time period or an era always have an extra it of built-in entertainment.

Richard Linklater on 'Boyhood' and the Film That Shaped His Non-Hollywood Career

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by Mike Ryan July 8, 2014 @ 7:24 AM
Dan Winters Photography
Filming on 'Boyhood' started in 2002. Then, Linklater filmed his cast -- Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane and Linklater's own daughter, Lorelei Linklater -- every year for 12 years, finally finishing in 2013.

'Boyhood' Trailer: Richard Linklater's 10-Years-in-the-Making Drama is Almost Here

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by Jacob Hall April 25, 2014 @ 10:49 AM
IFC Films
http://youtu.be/Ys-mbHXyWX4
The 'Boyhood' trailer isn't shy about sharing the film's countless accolades (including one from our own Mike Ryan), but can you blame 'em? Richard Linklater's upcoming epic won rave reviews out of Sundance and SXSW, where it was described as a masterpiece and one of the best films of the year. If the trailer is any indication, none of that is empty hype -- this looks like something truly special.

See the Cast of 'Gattaca' Then and Now

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by Britt Hayes March 14, 2014 @ 8:38 AM
Columbia
Released in 1997, 'Gattaca' imagines a future society in which technology is used to create perfect children without genetic defects. Ethan Hawke plays Vincent Freeman, a man born outside of the program who dreams of overcoming his defects to travel to outer space. With a supporting cast that includes Uma Thurman and Jude Law, and director Andrew Niccol (who would go on to direct recent sci-fi films 'In Time' and 'The Host'), 'Gattaca' was unfortunately not a box office success, but gained a following on home release for its inventive depiction of a dystopian future society. Seventeen years later, we revisit the cast of this sci-fi favorite and see what they're up to now.

'Getaway' Review

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by Jordan Hoffman August 28, 2013 @ 2:55 PM
Warner Bros.
It's clear from the start that 'Getaway' is not a good movie. The opening sequence is a mess of different video stocks and flashbacks, an easy tell that a team of editors tore out their hair trying to skip as much boring exposition while leaving the first scenes cogent. But once former race car driver Brent Magna (Ethan Hawke) is behind the wheel of his stolen souped-up vehicle and is receiving crazy, destructive orders from the disembodied voice of Jon Voight, there's at least plenty of smashy-smashy to keep you occupied. The bad guy has some master plan – kidnapping Hawke's wife so that he'll be a mobile slave to his chaotic whims is part of laying the ground work.
But more than seeing traffic destruction on the streets of Sofia, Bulgaria (this month's production location low-bidder) there's a bigger catastrophe. Fifteen minutes into the movie, Selena Gomez shows up.