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Rebecca Hall, Tracy Letts spar over sexism and juicy news in Christine clip — exclusive

Christine is one of the most chilling films to hit the 2016 festival circuit, and EW has an exclusive first look at a tense scene from the upcoming drama.

Based on true events, Antonio Campos’ haunting biopic follows the life of on-air reporter Christine Chubbuck who, at the age of 29, died by suicide during a live news broadcast in 1974 Florida. Chubbuck introduced the fateful act by telling viewers, “In keeping with Channel 40’s policy of bringing you the latest in blood and guts — and in living color — you’re going to see another first: attempted suicide.”

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Indignation trailer: Logan Lerman brings the Philip Roth novel to life

Logan Lerman has continued his career ascension with blockbuster roles, like the Percy Jackson films, and smaller, character-driven performances, like The Perks of Being a Wallflower. After making the rounds at Sundance, Indignation returns the actor to the latter category in an already praised turn in the James Schamus film. 

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Todd Solondz's Wiener-Dog cycles through owners in dark comedy's trailer

One conclusion can be made after viewing the trailer for Todd Solondz’s (Welcome to the Dollhouse) new dark comedy: this Wiener-Dog impacted many people’s lives.

Those various owners are played by a strong and varied ensemble with their own idiosyncrasies. The dog is used as a teaching moment for a boy to learn “nature doesn’t care about [dogs] … we’re nature’s only friend,” according to his mother. Its next owner is lab tech Dawn Wiener (Greta Gerwig), who flees with an acquaintance (Kieran Culkin) to Ohio with promises of crystal meth.

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Meet the stars of Broadway's 'The Realistic Joneses' -- EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK

The Realistic Joneses

Michael C. Hall. Toni Collette. Marisa Tomei. Tracy Letts. All in the same Broadway play. Say it with me now, loud and proud: MUST-SEE. Right?

In what’s sure to be the ensemble of the season, with enough entertainment awards between its cast members to fill Radio City Music Hall, the quartet tackle a new relationship comedy about two pairs of neighbors who have more in common than initially thought, in the long-awaited Main Stem debut for much-admired playwright Will Eno.

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Toronto 2013: 'August: Osage County' is a feisty revel in family darkness

August Osage County

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When a movie is based on a celebrated Broadway play, the first question you want to ask is pretty basic: Does it play? In the case of August: Osage County, an adaptation of Tracy Letts’ 2007 Pulitizer Prize-winning stage drama about a feisty Oklahoma family marinating in its own miserablism, the answer is a resounding yes.

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'August: Osage County' trailer: Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, and more! -- VIDEO

August: Osage County (out Nov. 8) may well become the year’s fanciest movie about a trashy family. It’s based on Tracy Letts’ hours-long, Pulitizer prize-winning play (which we said was “horrifyingly, deliciously mesmerizing”) and is directed by John Wells from Letts’ adaptation. The cast is stuffed from every angle with talent: Ewan McGregor, Sam Shepard, Abigail Breslin, Juliette Lewis, Chris Cooper, Benedict Cumberbatch, Julia Roberts (as the favorite daughter), and Meryl Streep (as the hated mother).

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