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'Out of the Furnace' Review

by Kate Erbland November 27, 2013 @ 10:42 AM
Relativity Media
Instead of embracing any semblance of light and levity left over from his first film, filmmaker Scott Cooper’s highly anticipated follow-up to his 2009 hit ‘Crazy Heart’ goes straight for the darkness, never quite emerging on the other side of it, much to the detriment of both the feature and its audience.
Cooper’s ‘Out of the Furnace’ is a miserable experience, and though that seems to be entirely the point, that doesn’t mean it needs to come with such little redeeming value, at least as it applies to the film’s emotional stakes. The first act runs through a series of ever-increasing bad situations, bad acts, bad decisions, and bad accidents, but it's a lack of emotional investment that keep them from hitting with any sort of impact. It’s just one big stew of bad stuff, and the only interesting thing about it is waiting for everything to inevitably boil over.

New HBO's 'True Detective' Trailer: 28 Kills Later

by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 25, 2013 @ 12:23 PM
HBO may have devoted this past Sunday to its big 'Boardwalk Empire' season 4 sendoff "Farewell Daddy Blues," though upcoming 2014 miniseries 'True Detective' made a valiant attempt to steal the show with its latest full length trailer. Borrowing a page or two from '28 Days Later,' are you ready for the moodiest preview yet of Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey's new series?

'True Detective' Preview: Go Behind the Scenes of HBO's Dark New Drama

by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 19, 2013 @ 12:08 PM
Among HBO's 2014 offerings, we've kept our eye most on that Cary Fukunaga-directed 'True Detective,' more for its dark and dreary drama than its all-stair pairing of Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. Apart from the most recent teasers, HBO has released a new invitation to the set video that lets McConaughey and Harrelson put in their own words what will have people talking about the project.

New 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Clip: Jennifer Lawrence Must Be a Distraction

by Jacob Hall November 7, 2013 @ 9:53 AM
'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' picks up almost exactly where the first film ended, with Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) embarking on a victory tour to celebrate their surviving the Hunger Games and to spread government propaganda and fear. This section of the book (and, we imagine, the movie) is fairly action-free, but still pretty harrowing. A new clip from the film shows that a couple of good actors in a room can be just as exciting as an action scene.

HBO's 'True Detective': Creepy New Trailer, Poster, Clips and More!

by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 28, 2013 @ 12:00 PM
Among the many 2014 HBO premieres, we're increasingly excited for Cary Fukunaga's dark Woody Harrelson-Matthew McConaughey drama, 'True Detective,' which today offers an orgy of evidence to its quality. Along with a brand-new trailer that debuted with last night's 'Boardwalk Empire,' HBO offers up character profiles on either lead, a creepily ominous new poster, and even a scene from 'True Detective' to come.

HBO's 'True Detective': Matthew McConaughey-Woody Harrelson Drama Files Five Creepy New Teasers

by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 11, 2013 @ 11:15 AM
FX's 'American Horror Story: Coven' may have the market cornered on unsettling Louisiana-style drama, but HBO's star-studded 2014 drama 'True Detective' may yet give the 'Coven' a run for its money. The new Woody Harrelson-Matthew McConaughey crime drama directed by Cary Fukunaga has released five brand-new teasers from the series, each as moody and dark as the ones that precede it.

'Out of the Furnace' Trailer: Another Oscar For Christian Bale?

by Mike Sampson October 4, 2013 @ 1:29 PM
Christian Bale might be done as Batman, but that doesn't mean he's done seeking vengeance for a family member against a crime syndicate in a corrupt town. It's not 'The Dark Knight' but it's 'Out of the Furnace' and it could win Bale another Oscar. Don't believe us? Watch the trailer and see for yourself.

HBO 'True Detective' Trailer: Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey Dream of Monsters

by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 8, 2013 @ 10:41 PM
HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire' season 4 premiere "New York Sour" may have been the toast of the premium cable network on Sunday night, but among all the popping corks, the first trailer for the 2014 Woody Harrelson-Matthew McConaughey dark crime thriller 'True Detective' emerged from the depths. Are you ready for a first look at the gritty new A-lister drama?

HBO's 'True Detective' Sets January Premiere, First Trailer Debut This Sunday

by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 5, 2013 @ 1:15 PM
This past week we've seen HBO get its house on order for 2014, declaring 'True Blood' to air its final season next summer while negotiations continue on returning Aaron Sorkin to 'The Newsroom' for another cycle. Now, one of HBO's big-ticket 2014 items has been given a firm premiere, as the Matthew McConaughey-Woody Harrelson starring 'True Detective' will arrive in January, with a full trailer this Sunday!