Colin Farrell

Let’s Overanalyze the ‘True Detective’ Season 2 Trailer!

We finally have our first True Detective trailer that’s not just men (and one woman) giving men (and one woman) meaningful glances over a custom-written Lera Lynn song, and you know what that means: time for an overanalysis! To help pass the time between now and the June 21st premiere date, the Internet is going to wring every last drop of meaning it can out of the one minute of footage HBO and Nic Pizzolatto have bestowed upon us. The following is one woman’s attempt. … Read More

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First ‘True Detective’ Season 2 Trailer Reveals the Struggles and Mustaches of Its Leads

Apart from the casting of its leads (Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch and Kelly Reilly), information… Read More

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Everything We Know About ‘True Detective’ Season 2 So Far

Last winter, True Detective took over the television world — and the Internet — with only eight episodes. It was a tour-de-force of storytelling from Nic Pizzolatto (who wrote every episode) and of acting from Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. As soon as the show ended, rumors started flying about plot and casting details for Season 2. Here is everything we know about True Detective Season 2 so far. (Don’t worry — we’ll update the post as more information is confirmed.) … Read More

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5 New-to-Netflix Streaming Movies and TV Episodes Made for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day can be seen in one of two ways: either it’s a glorious celebration of our nation’s connection to and history with Ireland, or it’s a terrible excuse for binge alcoholics to practice while wearing green and watching a parade. If you’re looking to drown out the bagpipes and the sounds of the Dropkick Murphys, avoid all that Irish nonsense (thanks, 30 Rock) with these five Netflix choices that will bring laughter and maybe tears in equal Irish measure. Check them out after the jump, and follow the title links to watch them right now. … Read More

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Watch Christopher Walken Read ‘Honey Boo Boo’ Dialogue

Given a few minutes for a video interview with Christopher Walken, Colin Farrell, and Sam Rockwell, what would you ask the Seven Psychopaths stars? Something about their craft, perhaps, or what it was like to work together? Well, Screen Junkies’ Hal Rudnick had a different idea: he handed out some transcripts from TLC’s strangely likable exploitation-fest Here Comes Honey Boo Boo and asked the actors to do an impromptu reading. The look on Walken’s face when Rudnick presents his plan is priceless all on its own, but stick around to hear him interpret Mama’s “vajiggle jaggle” musings and Farrell gamely attempt Chubbs’ accent. We can’t help wondering whether we’ll see “sketti” make an appearance on Walken’s new cooking show. … Read More

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Flavorwire’s Guide to Indie Flicks to See in October

It’s October, which means that prestige movie season is in full swing, and there are plenty of big, potential Oscar contenders slated for release this month: Argo, Cloud Atlas, um, Here Comes the Boom, maybe? Point is, the art houses are all but overflowing with terrific offerings this month, from dramas and documentaries to comedy and horror; our picks for the month’s dozen best bets are after the jump. … Read More

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This Week in Trailers: Arnie, Sly, “Red Dawn,” and Things Unrelated to the ’80s

Every Friday here at Flavorwire, we like to gather up the week’s new movie trailers, give them a look-see, and rank them from worst to best — while taking a guess or two about what they might tell us (or hide from us) about the movies they’re promoting. We’ve got eight new trailers for you this week, featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Channing Tatum, Sylvester Stallone, Christopher Walken, Colin Farrell, Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde, Rosario Dawson, Eric Bana, Justin Long, Paul Dano, and more; check ‘em all out after the jump, and share your thoughts in the comments. … Read More

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10 of the Most Unbelievable Movie Families

As we mentioned in our June Indie Preview, one of our favorite movies of the month is Your Sister’s Sister, Lynn Shelton’s smart and sophisticated indie rom-com featuring Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt, and Mark Duplass. But even great moves can have their little flaws, and one thing did nag at us a bit while watching the film: how is it that Blunt and DeWitt are sisters, but have completely different accents? Blunt speaks in her natural British (instead of adopting an American accent, as she did to match onscreen sister Amy Adams in Sunshine Cleaning), and DeWitt keeps her American accent (instead of adopting one to match Blunt’s, as Alison Brie did in The Five Year Engagement). It doesn’t ruin the movie or anything, but it did get us thinking about other movies where we didn’t completely buy the familial connection of the characters; after the jump, we’ve assembled ten of the most egregious examples. … Read More

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