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February 27, 2015
Comedy | Horror  

Directors: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi

Writers: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi

Stars: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Jonathan Brugh

What We Do In The Shadows is One of 2015’s Funniest Movies

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS chronicles the adventures of four vampire roommates trying to get by in a modern world that’s not always hospitable to the undead. Clement…

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February 20, 2015
Genre: Animation | Family | Fantasy 

Director: Tomm Moore

Writers: Will Collins (as William Collins) , Tomm Moore (story)
Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan, David Rawle

Song of the Sea: Enchanting Oscar Nominated Film Won Me Over

— Posted by Kenny Miles

From the creators of the Academy Award®-nominated “The Secret of Kells” comes a breathtakingly gorgeous, hand-drawn masterpiece. Based on the Irish legend of the Selkies, “Song of the Sea” tells…

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February 12, 2015
Genre: Drama 
Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

Writers: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

Stars: Marion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione, Catherine Salée

TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT: Marion Cotillard’s Outstanding Oscar Worthy Performance

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Sandra (Cotillard) has just been released from the hospital to find that she no longer has a job. According to management, the only way Sandra can hope to regain her…

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January 29, 2015
Genre: Adventure | Thriller
Director: Kevin Macdonald
Writer: Dennis Kelly
Stars: Jude Law, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn

Black Sea: An Entertaining, Gripping, and Preposterous Thriller

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  A suspenseful adventure thriller directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald, centering on a rogue submarine captain (two-time Academy Award nominee Jude Law) who pulls together a misfit crew…

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January 29, 2015
Genre: Action | Crime | Drama  
Director: J.C. Chandor 
Writer: J.C. Chandor
Stars: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo

A Most Violent Year: Jessica Chastain Highlights An Aimless Movie

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Set during the winter of 1981 — statistically one of the most crime-ridden of New York City’s history — A MOST VIOLENT YEAR is a drama following the lives…

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January 29, 2015
Genre: Comedy| Drama | Music 
Director: Stephen Belber
Writer: Stephen Belber
Stars: Patrick Stewart, Carla Gugino, Matthew Lillard |

Match: Patrick Stewart’s Incredible Acting Departs From Sci-Fi Persona

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Patrick Stewart gives a captivating performance in this witty, emotionally gripping adaptation of director Stephen Belber’s own Tony Award-nominated play. Stewart stars as Tobi, an eccentric, pot-smoking Manhattan ballet instructor…

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January 27, 2015
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Review: 2015 Oscar Nominated Live Action and Animated Shorts

— Posted by Kenny Miles

The shorts nominated for the Academy Awards in live action and animation are a diverse collection of film. From inspiring and funny to grim and haunting, there is a wide…

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January 23, 2015
Genre: Biography | Drama | History 
Director: Mike Leigh
Writer: Mike Leigh (screenplay) 
Stars: Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Dorothy Atkinson

Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner A Magnificent, Yet Boring Art Film

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  This film explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper…

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January 16, 2015
Genre: Action| Crime | Drama Directed by: Michael Mann
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Wei Tang
Written by: Morgan Davis Foehl

Blackhat: Michael Mann and Chris Hemsworth’s Disappointing Generic Computer Thriller

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Set within the world of global cybercrime, Legendary’s Blackhat follows a furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners as they hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los…

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January 16, 2015
Last Days of Vietnam

Rory Kennedy Discusses Her Oscar Nominated Last Days of Vietnam

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Synopsis: During the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closed in on Saigon as the panicked South Vietnamese people desperately attempted to escape. On the…

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January 9, 2015
Genre: Comedy | Crime | Drama Director: Paul Thomas Anderson Writers: Paul Thomas Anderson, Thomas Pynchon 
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson

Paul Thomas Anderson’s Zany Inherent Vice is a Densely Constructed Masterpiece

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  “Inherent Vice,” is the seventh feature from Paul Thomas Anderson and the first ever film adaption of a Thomas Pynchon novel. When private eye Doc Sportello’s ex-old lady suddenly…

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January 9, 2015
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Ava DuVernay’s Masterful Selma is the Timely Movie America Needs

— Posted by Kenny Miles

SELMA is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting…

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January 7, 2015
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For Your Consideration: 2014’s Overlooked Awards Contenders To Remember

— Posted by Kenny Miles

As the flood gates of hype unleash awards buzz at the end of the year, sometimes we can forget about the great movies released during the rest of the year…

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January 5, 2015
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Babadook Filmmaker Jennifer Kent Prefers Storytelling Over Scares

— Posted by Kenny Miles

With very few movies in her career, filmmaker Jennifer Kent has crafted greatness that most directors will never achieve in an entire body of work with her new horror movie…

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January 5, 2015
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Keep On Keepin’ On: Music Doc with Strong Oscar Buzz Comes Home to Denver

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Shot over the course of five years by first time filmmaker Al Hicks, KEEP ON KEEPIN’ ON depicts the remarkable story of 93-year-old jazz legend Clark Terry. A living monument…

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January 5, 2015
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Kenny’s Top Ten Best Movies List for 2014

— Posted by Kenny Miles

At the Movie Blog, we strive to cover films and watch as many movies as possible. It was impossible to see everything from 2014. I attended a few film festivals…

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December 25, 2014
Genre: Crime | Drama | ThrillerDirected by: Rupert WyattStarring:Mark Wahlberg, Jessica Lange, John Goodman Written by: William Monahan (screenplay), James Toback

The Gambler Risks Audience Engagement Despite Great Performances

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Jim Bennett (Academy Award (R)-nominee Mark Wahlberg) is a risk taker. Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster…

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December 12, 2014
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Top Five: Chris Rocks Witty, Crowd Pleasing Latest is Worth Seeing!

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Pulsing with the rhythm of his greatest stand-up, Chris Rock’s TOP FIVE takes things to the next level, reveling in the high and the low, and blending a star-studded…

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