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Foxcatcher -- D: Bennett Miller S: Tatum, Carrell, Ruffalo -- 11/14/14

Director: Bennett Miller (Capote, Moneyball)
Writer: Dan Futterman & Max E Fyre

Cast:
Channing Tatum
Steve Carell
Mark Ruffalo
Sienna Miller
Anthony Michael Hall

Plot: The story of John du Pont, who suffered from paranoid schizophrenia and killed Olympic wrestler David Schultz.
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Re: Foxcatcher -- D: Bennett Miller S: Tatum, Carrell, Ruffalo -- 2013

Can't wait for this movie. Bennett Miller. Love this...




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Re: Foxcatcher -- D: Bennett Miller S: Tatum, Carrell, Ruffalo -- 2013

Mark Ruffalo is alot shorter than I thought. Tatum is like 6 ft, 6'1" maybe. Ruffalo must be 5'5"
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Re: Foxcatcher -- D: Bennett Miller S: Tatum, Carrell, Ruffalo -- 2013

Originally Posted by Osiris3657 View Post
Mark Ruffalo is alot shorter than I thought. Tatum is like 6 ft, 6'1" maybe. Ruffalo must be 5'5"
Several months ago, during awards season one of the shows (Oscars, Golden Globes, can't remember which) had all the male Avengers actors present an award and everyone towered over Ruffalo. He looked like a little kid compared to everyone else.


I remember seeing this story on the news several years ago. Just another example of romanticizing white criminals.
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Re: Foxcatcher -- D: Bennett Miller S: Tatum, Carrell, Ruffalo -- 2013

Release date 12/20/13 by Sony Pictures Classics.
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Re: Foxcatcher -- D: Bennett Miller S: Tatum, Carrell, Ruffalo -- 2013

Interesting cast. I'm game.
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FOXCATCHER, a psychological drama directed by Academy Award® nominee Bennett Miller (MONEYBALL) and starring Golden Globe® winner Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Academy Award®nominee Mark Ruffalo, Academy Award® winner Vanessa Redgrave and Sienna Miller, will have its World Premiere on Friday, November 8 as the Opening Weekend Gala. The film was written by E. Max Frye and Academy Award® nominee Dan Futterman. FOXCATCHER tells the story of Olympic Gold Medal-winning wrestler Mark Schultz (Tatum), who sees a way out from the shadow of his more celebrated wrestling brother Dave (Ruffalo) and a life of poverty when he is summoned by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont (Carell) to move onto his estate and train for the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Desperate to gain the respect of his disapproving mother, du Pont begins “coaching” a world-class athletic team and, in the process, lures Mark into dangerous habits, breaks his confidence and drives him into a self-destructive spiral. Based on actual events, FOXCATCHER is a gripping and profoundly American story of fragile men who pinned their hopes for love and redemption on a desperate obsession for greatness that was to end in tragedy.



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Re: Foxcatcher -- D: Bennett Miller S: Tatum, Carrell, Ruffalo -- 2013

Sounds great and a great cast. Im in.
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Re: Foxcatcher -- D: Bennett Miller S: Tatum, Carrell, Ruffalo -- 2013

Who's that guy next to Tatum in that 2nd pic? That's not Carrell is it? If it is, he's got some prosthetics there.
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Re: Foxcatcher -- D: Bennett Miller S: Tatum, Carrell, Ruffalo -- 2013

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Who's that guy next to Tatum in that 2nd pic? That's not Carrell is it? If it is, he's got some prosthetics there.
It's Carrell.
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Re: Foxcatcher -- D: Bennett Miller S: Tatum, Carrell, Ruffalo -- 2013

That fucking nose looks so weird to me. Damn. The film does sound interesting though. Sooooo anyone know much about what really happened for this story? I was 2 and probably watching WWF or Transformers...so I know nothing about this story.
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Re: Foxcatcher -- D: Bennett Miller S: Tatum, Carrell, Ruffalo -- 2013

Could a Mod edit the title to include the release date? 11/14/14


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Re: Foxcatcher -- D: Bennett Miller S: Tatum, Carrell, Ruffalo -- 2014

I'm sold.
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Re: Foxcatcher -- D: Bennett Miller S: Tatum, Carrell, Ruffalo -- 2014

That's a really good poster.
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Re: Foxcatcher -- D: Bennett Miller S: Tatum, Carrell, Ruffalo -- 2014

Lots of oscar buzz for Channing Tatum. Who knew?
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Re: Foxcatcher -- D: Bennett Miller S: Tatum, Carrell, Ruffalo -- 2014

He's a good actor. I just think he's an actor who very much needs a director to direct him. Like he may need to be explained to about how to bring about the inner workings of what needs to be accomplished.
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Re: Foxcatcher -- D: Bennett Miller S: Tatum, Carrell, Ruffalo -- 2014

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He's a good actor. I just think he's an actor who very much needs a director to direct him. Like he may need to be explained to about how to bring about the inner workings of what needs to be accomplished.
Very good point. Not to mention... he's just been involved in a lot of "fun" movies at the start of his career that didn't really show any range...
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Re: Foxcatcher -- D: Bennett Miller S: Tatum, Carrell, Ruffalo -- 2014

Looks really good - and creepy.

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I was super excited for Foxcatcher and this wound up being my most disappointing movie of the year. Video thoughts here:

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Overall I felt the story lacked a lot of substance and interesting plot points. Sure a few noteworthy events occur, but nothing to base an entire movie around. The film drags on with a lot of characters, themes, and scenes which do little to nothing to advance the story. A solid 20-30 minutes could have easily been cut. The acting is good, but nothing all that extraordinary. Was nice to see Steve Carell do something a little different. Overall, if you're really into dark indies and/or wresting movies, give this a shot. For most casual moviewatchers though, I think they're not going to enjoy. 5.0 / 10
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Re: Foxcatcher -- D: Bennett Miller S: Tatum, Carrell, Ruffalo -- 2014

Sounds like it's slow burn clinical, like Capote and Moneyball.
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Re: Foxcatcher -- D: Bennett Miller S: Tatum, Carrell, Ruffalo -- 2014

maybe I don't remember Moneyball too well but... I don't remember it being "clinical" of a film.
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Re: Foxcatcher -- D: Bennett Miller S: Tatum, Carrell, Ruffalo -- 2014

Seeing this tomorrow.
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Re: Foxcatcher -- D: Bennett Miller S: Tatum, Carrell, Ruffalo -- 2014

saw this last weekend - Steve Carell will definitely be nominated - he gives such an eerie nuanced acting job

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