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Here Are Indiewire's Top 10 Articles of the Week: 'Nymphomaniac' Trailer Finally Unveiled, Oscar Prediction Updates, Sundance Wishlist & More

By Clint Holloway | Indiewire November 22, 2013 at 5:03PM

The past week has provided plenty of new developments and stories in the world of film. Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac" will likely go down as one of the most talked-about movies of 2013, even though its stateside release likely won't come until well into next year. Just this morning the first full trailer for the sex epic was released, and it has managed to catapult the hysterical anticipation and buzz while keeping with the film's other marketing materials in that it reveals almost nothing about the film's plot or tone. In addition, with awards season on threshold of being in full swing, there have been some updates in Oscar predictions as well as films to keep your eye on while we are still in November. Coming even sooner than the Academy Awards is the Sundance Film Festival in January, and with a slate of films yet to be revealed Indiewire put together a wish list of works we hope to see playing on the big screen in Park City.
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Still from "Nymphomaniac" trailer
Still from "Nymphomaniac" trailer

The past week has provided plenty of new developments and stories in the world of film. Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac" will likely go down as one of the most talked-about movies of 2013, even though its stateside release likely won't come until well into next year. Just this morning the first full trailer for the sex epic was released, and it has managed to catapult the hysterical anticipation and buzz while keeping with the film's other marketing materials in that it reveals almost nothing about the film's plot or tone. In addition, with awards season on threshold of being in full swing, there have been some updates in Oscar predictions as well as films to keep your eye on while we are still in November. Coming even sooner than the Academy Awards is the Sundance Film Festival in January, and with a slate of films yet to be revealed Indiewire put together a wish list of works we hope to see playing on the big screen in Park City.

Take a look at all of these stories and more below as we take a look at the ten most viewed news, interviews, and features from this week at Indiewire:

1. It's Here! Watch the First Full Trailer for Lars von Trier's Hotly Anticipated 'Nymphomaniac'
After months of teasing us via a slew of posters, stills and enticing clips, the marketing team behind Lars von Trier's hotly anticipated sexual epic "Nymphomaniac" have released the full trailer for the opus. Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Stacy Martin, Shia LaBeouf, Christian Slater, Jamie Bell, Uma Thurman, Willem Dafoe and more star.

2. 2014 Oscar Predictions
Awards season (which is less a season than the half of the year between September and March) is upon us, and Indiewire is offering up our annual charts of predictions for the grand daddy of awards: The Oscars.

Breaking Bad

3. Watch: A 'Breaking Bad' Alternate Ending Finally Unites the Show With 'Malcolm in the Middle'
Before he was Walter White, one of television's greatest protagonists, Bryan Cranston acted as the bungling suburban dad Hal on "Malcolm in the Middle" for seven seasons. It's one of the many reasons his then being cast as "Mr. Chips goes Scarface" worked so well -- "Breaking Bad" had the association of years of benign sitcom fatherhood off of which to play as its main character delved into drug dealing.

4. Two New Suggestive Posters Drop for Lars von Trier's Sex Epic 'Nymphomaniac'
Another week, another tease from the marketing team behind Lars von Trier's hotly anticipated sexual epic "Nymphomaniac." Last month saw 14 provocative character posters hit the web, each showcasing a character at their most orgasmic. Today sees the premiere of two new posters, both culled from that shoot that sent buzz surrounding the pic into overdrive.

5. Review: Why Michel Gondry's Noam Chomsky Documentary 'Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?' Is His Best Movie Since 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind'
At one point in "Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? An Animated Conversation With Noam Chomsky," Michel Gondry's free-roaming animated portrait of his discussions with the famed MIT linguist, the filmmaker makes it clear that the chief audience he hopes to please is his subject. Gondry, who narrates the documentary throughout, explains his desire during production to complete the project before the octogenarian Chomsky dies.

This article is related to: Top 10 Articles of the Week, Top Weekly Stories, Nymphomaniac, Academy Awards, Gravity, Breaking Bad





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