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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
Babadook

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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December 12, 2014
Genre: Action | Adventure | DramaDirected by: Ridley ScottStarring:  Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Ben KingsleyWritten by: Adam Cooper, Bill Collage

Exodus Gods & Kings: The Impressive Epic Scope Is Safe for Christians, General Audiences

— Posted by Kenny Miles

From acclaimed director Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Prometheus) comes the epic adventure “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” the story of one man’s daring courage to take on the might of an empire….

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November 14, 2014
Genre: Biography | DramaDirected by: Jon StewartStarring: Gael García Bernal, Kim Bodnia, Dimitri Leonidas Written by: Jon Stewart (screenplay), Maziar Bahari (book)

Rosewater: Jon Stewart’s Well-Intended, but Disappointing Foray Into Directing

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Rosewater is based on The New York Times best-selling memoir “Then They Came for Me: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival,” written by Maziar Bahari. The film…

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November 7, 2014
Genre: Adventure | Sci-Fi  Directed by: Christopher Nolan Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain    Written by: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan

Interstellar: A Masterful Cinematic Experience to see on 70MM Film!

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  With our time on Earth coming to an end, a team of explorers undertakes the most important mission in human history; traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind…

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October 24, 2014
Genre: Comedy | DramaDirector: Alejandro González IñárrituStarring: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton Writer: Alejandro González Iñárritu (screenplay), Nicolás Giacobone (screenplay)

Birdman Soars as a Cinematic Triumph, Major Oscar Contender

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  BIRDMAN or The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton) – famous for portraying an iconic superhero – as…

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October 17, 2014
Genre: Comedy | DramaDirector: Jason ReitmanStarring: Kaitlyn Dever, Rosemarie DeWitt, Ansel ElgortWriter: Chad Kultgen (novel), Jason Reitman

Internet Savvy Men, Women, & Children Disconnected from Quality Filmmaking

— Posted by Kenny Miles

MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the internet has changed their…

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October 17, 2014
Genre: ComedyDirector: Theodore MelfiStarring: Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi WattsWriter: Theodore Melfi

Bill Murray’s Performance Blesses St. Vincent

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Maggie (McCarthy), a single mother, moves into a new home in Brooklyn with her 12-year old son, Oliver (Lieberher). Forced to work long hours, she has no choice but…

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October 16, 2014
THE GOOD LIE

Emmanuel Jal, Ger Duany, and Molly Smith Discuss Hard Truths in The Good Lie

— Posted by Kenny Miles

They were known simply as “The Lost Boys.” Orphaned by the brutal Civil war in Sudan that began in 1983, these young victims traveled as many as a thousand miles…

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