Philip Seymour Hoffman's 'Doubt' Trailer

by Joey Paur

Venkman here with the movie trailer for 'Doubt', based on John Patrick Shanley's 2005 Pulitzer Prize winning Play.

Doubt is a riveting exploration of paranoia and suspicion in the Catholic Church. Set in a Bronx parochial school in 1964—just as the Vatican II reforms begin to transfigure the Church—evidence of a priest’s wrongdoing comes to light. Sister Aloysius, a strict school principal and traditionalist nun, faces the decision of a lifetime: Does she openly accuse a priest and give voice to her fear of his sinful actions, or does she bury her suspicions and leave room for doubt? This intense and personal power struggle between Sister Aloysius and Father Flynn ultimately calls into question both faith and justice in the shadows of this cloistered institution.

The movie has a extremely strong cast that includes Philip Seymour Hoffman, Meryl Streep, and Amy Adams. There is a lot of Oscar buzz generating about this film. The movie looks really solid. Check out the trailer, what do you think?

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