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Andrew Garfield Takes Dark Journey into Greed in New 99 Homes Trailer

Andrew Garfield stars as a hapless unemployed contractor who loses his home in a foreclosure in a new trailer for “99 Homes,” a suspenseful meditation on greed and the collapse of middle-class America caused by the 2008 Wall Street financial crisis. The film is one of the first to look at the human cost of the Great Recession, which saw home foreclosures soar by 81 percent in 2008 compared with the previous year. Michael Shannon and Laura Dern co-stars. ...

Man of Steel: Script So-So, But Great Acting Lifts Film

“Man of Steel” is a stunningly good story… for the first third of the movie. It’s punctuated by great performances from Henry Cavill, Kevin Costner, Russell Crowe, and Amy Adams. Costner’s so good as Superman’s earth dad, he could nab a Best Supporting Oscar nom....
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Zack Snyder Superman Trailers Moody, Contemplative (watch)

Zack Snyder’s new trailer for “Man of Steel,” looks like a meditative thumbsucker about Superman, with dark, moody shots of young Clark Kent adrift in the world, not knowing quite what to make of his superpowers or his place in life. Henry Cavill, who was a dark horse for the role of Superman, and brings his dark, brooding good looks to the part. Russell Crowe has the cameo as Superman’s Krypton father Jor-El, a part played by a fey Marlon Brando in the 1978 “Superman” film, with Christopher Reeve ...