Tomorrowland's journey to inspiration is mostly stagnant

 

Synopsis: Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.

 

 

Tomorrowland was a bit of a mystery up until the final weeks before opening….

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"Human Centipede 3" Makes Me Happy to Announce How Terrible It Is

The tremendously disgusting things gushing like from a volcano out of Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence) are not what ruin the movie. The fun of gross-out cinema is to be grossed out. And having our boundaries pushed is important if for no other reason than to check ourselves. Human Centipede 3 (which I will refer to as HC: 3 going forward) tri…

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Two Short Films by Fabian Martorell: "The Coin" and "Unbelief"

 

French filmmaker Fabian Martorell turned in two short films to The Movie Blog to be reviewed. The Coin and Unbelief are two conceptual shorts blowing as much hot air as possible in their fleeting timespans. These two share a theme (faith) and play off of each other nicely. Both tackle the idea of faith in different ways—one looking to the…

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Mad Max: Fury Road Review

In a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, two rebels just might be able to restore order: Max, a man of action and of few words, and Furiosa, a woman of action who is looking to make it back to her childhood homeland.

 

 

For me, Mad Max: Fury Road unofficially kicks off summer blockbuster season. The Avenger…

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Pitch Perfect 2 excelled in music but slightly lacked in plot

 

Synopsis: After a humiliating command performance at Lincoln Center, the Barden Bellas enter an international competition that no American group has ever won in order to regain their status and right to perform.
 

 

When I saw that a Pitch Perfect sequel was being made, I got excited. The first film was enjoyable …

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Director Amy Berg Talks About Making Every Secret Thing

 

With her upcoming movie Every Secret Thing releasing on May 15th in theaters, VOD, and iTunes, I got a chance to speak with Director Amy Berg about the film.

 

Jim: Hey Amy, how’s it going?

 
Amy: I’m doing very well Jim.
 

Jim: Obviously you have a documentary background, but how did you come up with this…

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Short Film "The Cobblestone Corridor" Exercising its Right to Drool

 

 

            The Cobblestone Corridor, a short film written, directed and starred in by Erik C. Bloomquist, is a neo-noir about a newspaperman doubling as detective to uncover the truth behind the ousting of a popular teacher at his preparatory school. Bloomquist plays Allen Archer, the editor-in-chief and lead journalist for…

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Danish Short "The Harvest" Not to be Confused with Anything Else

The Harvest, a short, Danish production by directing duo Kim Sønderholm and Martin Sonntag, is not to be confused with the recently released Jon McNaughton film of the same name (reviewed by The Movie Blog’s Jim Alexander here). This is a special effects nightmare—I mean this in a good and bad way. The twenty nasty little minutes that comprise …

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"Woodfalls" Falls Flat and Hard

 

Woodfalls has one thing going for it—Michelle Crane. Crane plays Rebecca, who, along with her brother, Billy (Matthew Ferdenzi), and their helpless mother, moves into a trailer sitting lonely in a field in the town of Woodfalls. Crane, as the bible clinging, inexperienced, softhearted Rebecca is natural and competent in a way no other…

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The Marine 4 Adds A Different Feel To The Franchise

 
Synopsis: Jake Carter is assigned to protect a “high-value package,” a beautiful whistleblower trying to expose a corrupt army defense contractor. (c)IMDB
 

One of the original WWE Studios productions turned franchise is back for the 4th installment. The Marine 4 Moving Target has established their star of the franchise in Mike…

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May 22, 2015
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery

Director: Brad Bird

Writers: Damon Lindelof (screenplay), Brad Bird (screenplay

Stars: George Clooney, Britt Robertson, Hugh Laurie

Tomorrowland’s journey to inspiration is mostly stagnant

— Posted by Ryan

  Synopsis: Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere…

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May 21, 2015
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7 Minutes Trailer

— Posted by Jim Alexander

First look at Jay Martin’s crime heist movie 7 Minutes, starring Jason Ritter, Luke Mitchell, Leven Rambin, and Zane Holtz.     This looks like a gritty heist thriller. Jason Ritter…

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May 21, 2015
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“Human Centipede 3″ Makes Me Happy to Announce How Terrible It Is

— Posted by Jules Neuman

The tremendously disgusting things gushing like from a volcano out of Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence) are not what ruin the movie. The fun of gross-out cinema is to be…

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May 20, 2015
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Pan Official Trailer 2

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Can I tell you guys a secret? I do not like Peter Pan. Never did and probably never will. Hook finding Neverland, the Adventures of Neverland, amongst the many other…

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May 20, 2015
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Steve Jobs Official Teaser

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

This teaser is one minute long. So, there isn’t really much to say. But, what I could say is goddamn, this looks great! The tone and atmosphere looked perfect. Michael…

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May 19, 2015
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We are Your Friends Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

We are Your Friends is Social Network. But, just remove Mark Zuckerberg and replace him with a deejay played by Zac Efron. I’m not kidding people. The plot is almost…

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May 18, 2015
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Two Short Films by Fabian Martorell: “The Coin” and “Unbelief”

— Posted by Jules Neuman

  French filmmaker Fabian Martorell turned in two short films to The Movie Blog to be reviewed. The Coin and Unbelief are two conceptual shorts blowing as much hot air…

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May 17, 2015
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The Intern Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Academy award winners, Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway, star in a lighthearted comedy about a retired seventy- year-old man being bored. Deciding to spice things up, De Niro applies…

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May 15, 2015
Genre:   Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi 

Director: George Miller
Writers: George Miller, Brendan McCarthy
Stars: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult

Mad Max: Fury Road Review

— Posted by Kenny Miles

In a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, two rebels just might be able to restore order: Max, a man of action and of few words, and Furiosa, a…

Reviews
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May 15, 2015
Pitch Perfect 2

Pitch Perfect 2 excelled in music but slightly lacked in plot

— Posted by Ryan

  Synopsis: After a humiliating command performance at Lincoln Center, the Barden Bellas enter an international competition that no American group has ever won in order to regain their status…

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May 14, 2015
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Director Amy Berg Talks About Making Every Secret Thing

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  With her upcoming movie Every Secret Thing releasing on May 15th in theaters, VOD, and iTunes, I got a chance to speak with Director Amy Berg about the film….

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May 13, 2015
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Jem and the Holograms Trailer Rant

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Do you remember when you had a childhood? Do you remember how great the cartoons were back then? Do you remember telling yourself that you were going to cherish these…

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May 13, 2015
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Into the Grizzly Maze Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

So, this is it? Is this the best that Hollywood has to offer us? Is this what they want us to spend our hard earned money on? REALLY, on a…

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May 13, 2015
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Short Film “The Cobblestone Corridor” Exercising its Right to Drool

— Posted by Jules Neuman

                The Cobblestone Corridor, a short film written, directed and starred in by Erik C. Bloomquist, is a neo-noir about a newspaperman doubling…

Reviews
0
May 13, 2015
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Danish Short “The Harvest” Not to be Confused with Anything Else

— Posted by Jules Neuman

The Harvest, a short, Danish production by directing duo Kim Sønderholm and Martin Sonntag, is not to be confused with the recently released Jon McNaughton film of the same name…

Reviews
0
May 13, 2015
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A Lego Brickumentary Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Legos … we all know what they are. We all owned a set, and we all have played with them. A Lego Brickumentary is about the people who kept playing…

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May 10, 2015
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“Woodfalls” Falls Flat and Hard

— Posted by Jules Neuman

  Woodfalls has one thing going for it—Michelle Crane. Crane plays Rebecca, who, along with her brother, Billy (Matthew Ferdenzi), and their helpless mother, moves into a trailer sitting lonely…

Reviews
0
May 9, 2015
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The Marine 4 Adds A Different Feel To The Franchise

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: Jake Carter is assigned to protect a “high-value package,” a beautiful whistleblower trying to expose a corrupt army defense contractor. (c)IMDB   One of the original WWE Studios productions…

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—Linus Roache as Thomas Wayne from Batman Begins, 2005

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