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July 18, 2014
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‘Elysium’ Combines Bourne Realism with Space Opera

— Posted by Bud Boomer

Elysium is an interesting mix of genres, combining the biting realism and quick cut cinematography of the Bourne Identity franchise with elements of classic science fiction. The film, set in Earth’s…

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July 17, 2014
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Is Moneyball an accurate representation of MLB? 

— Posted by Bud Boomer

In 2011, a lot was happening in Hollywood. Harry Potter’s final installment was hitting the movie screens and critically acclaimed chick flick Bridesmaids was making ladies laugh and cry everywhere.    …

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July 11, 2014
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Game of Thrones Season 4: the biggest shocks

— Posted by Bud Boomer

  HBO pushed audiences to new limits once again as season four of our favorite fantasy series came to an end.   GOTS4 was designed to shock in more ways…

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July 11, 2014
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Is “The Life of Brian” the Greatest Comedy Film of All Time?

— Posted by Bud Boomer

  Back in the days when church groups were a lot more influential than they are now, Monty Python’s groundbreaking satire on religion ‘The Life of Brian’ ruffled more than…

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June 23, 2014
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Top 5 Drug Movies

— Posted by Bud Boomer

Drugs make for gripping subject matter in Hollywood. Having been neglected in movies for much of the 20th century, drugs are now en vogue. Just look to Matthew McConaughey’s 2014…

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June 5, 2014
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Films inspired by Prohibition and the golden age for gangsters

— Posted by Bud Boomer

  From 1920 until 1933, there was a nationwide ban across the United States regarding the production, sale, importation and transportation of alcohol. This dry movement has become known as…

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May 30, 2014
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Enemy, Denis Villeneuve’s dreamlike book-adaptation thriller featuring Jake Gyllenhaal’s beard

— Posted by Bud Boomer

Earning director Villeneuve (Incendies (2010), Prisoners (2013)) a Canadian Screen Award, adaptation of Portuguese author and Nobel Prize recipient José de Sousa Saramago’s 2002 novel The Double; Enemy is an…

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May 23, 2014
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Gambling Meets Horror: Previewing “Poker Night”

— Posted by Bud Boomer

When the Ben Affleck/Justin Timberlake thriller Runner Runner came out in 2013, some thought that the gambling film genre might be shifting just a bit. Indeed, while there have been…

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May 22, 2014
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The return of the Fantastic Four

— Posted by Bud Boomer

Empire Magazine has just announced the cast for the new upcoming Fantastic Four movie, which is set to be released in 2015 – but will it impress critics this time…

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May 21, 2014
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Evolution of film from silent film to present day – how has it changed?

— Posted by Bud Boomer

[Source: Cineworld]   Cinema has come a long way since inception. In the 1920s people would pay to view a film which presented character dialogue only in visual form through…

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May 14, 2014
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The best casino wins in the history of cinema

— Posted by Bud Boomer

Casinos and Hollywood go hand in hand and some of the most memorable movies of all time have been set to the backdrop of the suave and sophisticated casinos of…

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May 7, 2014
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The Secret to a Great Gambling Movie

— Posted by Bud Boomer

  Is it a safe bet making a movie about poker? Image from Wikipedia When it comes to movies, everything is a high stake gamble. One false camera angle, a…

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April 17, 2014
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5 ways your favorite movies would change with batteries!

— Posted by Bud Boomer

I sometimes wander into the darkest recesses of the internet and stumble upon some of the most meticulously thought out lists that I feel it’s my obligation to share with…

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April 15, 2014
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The Other Woman tells a sad story yet a fun journey

— Posted by Bud Boomer

  We all know that kind of movie that makes you laugh and cry at the same time. It may be a drama, or it may be a romantic comedy,…

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April 2, 2014
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What we know about Days of Future Past…

— Posted by Bud Boomer

  For Marvel fans, this summer is looking to be an incredibly exciting season of new movies, and there’s nothing more hotly anticipated that the newest installment of the X-Men…

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March 12, 2014
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The Grand Budapest Hotel, more than a movie

— Posted by Bud Boomer

)   If you’re searching for a movie that is going to make you laugh and feel like you are dreaming, you should definitely watch the new Scott Rudin production,…

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March 5, 2014
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Starred up has a violent, powerful message

— Posted by Bud Boomer

  If you are searching for a movie that is going to get stuck in your mind for a long time, you should probably watch the new prison drama “Starred…

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March 3, 2014
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The Monuments Men: A great movie based on a true story

— Posted by Bud Boomer

  “The Monuments Men” is the new masterpiece brought to us by the Columbia Pictures and directed by the amazing George Clooney.  It tells an incredible story of seven men,…

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