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Movie Preview: The Coen Brothers' Burn After Reading

Movie Preview: The Coen Brothers' Burn After Reading

OK, now this is a movie trailer! The Coen Bros. latest venture, Burn After Reading, now has a red-band trailer (which in this case means they're using some NSFW language) and it is funny-goofy-weird-dark. Which is to say, awesome. The people in this movie are so fantastically talented, and combined with the Coens' dark and bizarre direction, this movie looks totally promising.

The trailer is a little confusing, but the IMDB plot description puts it like this: "A disk containing the memoirs of a CIA agent ends up in the hands of two unscrupulous gym employees who attempt to sell it."

I could watch Brad Pitt act like a total goofball all day.

Burn After Reading opens in theaters September 12. To check out the trailer and tell me if you think there are more Oscars in the Coen family future,


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codewhiz codewhiz 8 years
I like how they use one of Elbow's songs in the trailer.
clooneywoman clooneywoman 8 years
i saw the trailer on Youtube and i am so excited to see the movie cause it looks so hilarious!! OMG can't wait to see the G.C bad guy side!
sofi sofi 8 years
:rotfl: this looks so good- Brad does play a perfect goofball. Genius and what a cast. John Malkovich always is interesting, too.
snowbunny11 snowbunny11 8 years
I haven't been this excited to see a movie in a very long time! But I have to wait until September!? Arhghghg!
gruaig_rua gruaig_rua 8 years
September? Studios release trailers way too soon! I want to see this now.
koolbr33z3 koolbr33z3 8 years
Oh, this preview was just plain funny! I'm looking forward to seeing this when it comes out.
Candizzle Candizzle 8 years
God this cast is so stacked. I heart the Coens so hardcore. Can't wait for this!!
Estelle07 Estelle07 8 years
"Osbourne Cox? I thought you might be worried about the security of your ****" "Just give us the moeny d*ckwad!" Brad's gonna steal this movie. He made me :rotfl: in the trailer.
Bisque Bisque 8 years
Looks fun but a bit confusing, but I'm ashamed to say, with the cast, I don't care if I'm confused, I'm watching!
Moochebo Moochebo 8 years
Looks great - Can't wait to see that.
lizlee89 lizlee89 8 years
love the Coen brothers, love George, and love seeing Tilda in a comic role (?) - I'll totally be there...
Sikla Sikla 8 years
This looks aweeeeeeeeeeeeeesome!
bransugar79 bransugar79 8 years
Looks great very raising Arizona mad cap and I personallyt hinkt his is maybe the best brad has looked ina while hairstyle notwithstanding. It'll be cool to see it once it hits theaters
Francoisehardly Francoisehardly 8 years
Nice hair Brad...
fsofield fsofield 8 years
:rotfl: Brad Pitt does goofball, very well. I'm impressed!
xensweetie xensweetie 8 years
This movie looks awesome! And it has G.C., so personally imo - what's not to love? :)
Imabeliever Imabeliever 8 years
I have heard that Clooney is a hit man brought in to clean up the problem but is sleeping with Cox's wife (Swanson) but then falls for McDormand.
verily verily 8 years
I was Brad Pitt was my gym teacher.
PollyPrissyPants PollyPrissyPants 8 years
Great trailer...amazing cast. I'm definitely seeing this when it comes out!
alethia037 alethia037 8 years
I am SO EXCITED for this movie! I, too, could watch Brad Pitt act like a goofball all day long - I see a little bit of his 12 Monkeys body language coming out in this one! Can't wait can't wait can't wait!!!
pcollinsb pcollinsb 8 years
Genius. Catchy title/storyline and I'm sure the Coen brothers have another huge hit on their hands. That said, I would probably go see this cast read the phone book aloud.
rpenner rpenner 8 years
:ROTFL: this looks amazing! So excited!
Manoukia Manoukia 8 years
This is quite promising! I've been looking forward to this release since stumbling across on-set pics somewhere in cyberspace of Malcovich chasing Pitt with an ax.
nelsonae nelsonae 8 years
this looks great! I'm definitely seeing it when it comes out.
photodee photodee 8 years
I wish it was already out! CANNOT WAIT :)
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