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September 18, 2014
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Wizard World Richmond Review

— Posted by Ryan

I had the chance to attend the Wizard World convention this past weekend. At the convention there were a number of guests from comic book and television personalities to recent…

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September 8, 2014
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Baltimore Comic Con 2014 Round Up Review

— Posted by Ryan

  I had the chance to attend the 2014 Baltimore Comic Con and enjoy many of the attractions that the event and Baltimore had to offer. While I’m becoming a…

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September 5, 2014
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Famous Time Travel in Film

— Posted by Bud Boomer

  Time travel is an element that has been used in film since its early days of initial inception. It’s a topic that has been constantly debated by scientists and…

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September 4, 2014
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Beyond the Blockbusters: The Good and Bad of Indie Summer Movie Box Office

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Summer Indie Recap:   Overall Box Office suffered significantly during the summer months of 2014. Quality over quantity was an issue as people lacked a reason to go to the…

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August 30, 2014
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Inside look at Comic Con Chicago

— Posted by Jim

This past weekend The Wizard World Chicago Comic Con took place.  I was fortunate to be on hand and cover the four day weekend for The Movie Blog. Living minutes…

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August 27, 2014
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Summer’s Unnecessary Sequel: How Sin City 2 got ‘Kick-Assed’ at the Box Office.

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Remember the Eva Green controversy on the poster for Sin City 2 earlier this summer?Neither did audiences. Sin City 2 bombed at the box office over the weekend earning around…

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July 22, 2014
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Woody Allen On His New Rom-Com “Magic in the Moonlight”

— Posted by Paula Schwartz

  Woody Allen told journalists Friday at a press conference for his new rom-com “Magic in the Moonlight,” set in the 1920’s in the gorgeous South of France, that in life what…

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July 11, 2014
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Guardians of the Galaxy 17 minutes of what’s to come..

— Posted by Jim

  After a summer loaded with superhero movies, we aren’t done yet. Marvel just can’t let the summer end without having their stamp on it. Enter Guardians of the Galaxy….

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June 11, 2014
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SXSW Film: Wes Anderson Electrifies Crowd with Budapest Hotel, Intimate Q&A Session

— Posted by Kenny Miles

    One of the most talked about film events during the SXSW Film Festival was the screening of The GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL at the Paramount Theatre with an extended…

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June 4, 2014
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The Rise of the Comic-Con and its Influence on Film

— Posted by Ryan

  Whether you like it or not, comic book films are here and they aren’t going anywhere. The terms “Summer Blockbuster” and “Comic Book Movie” are now almost synonymous due…

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May 14, 2014
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Beyond The Blockbusters: The Indie Summer Movies of 2014

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  The summer movie season recently began and I find this to be the most dismal looking slate of mainstream features in almost 10 to 15 years. These studios hijack…

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May 1, 2014
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Five Films Fit For Any Date Night

— Posted by Ryan

Going to the movies is a traditional date night for all stages of a relationship. Whether it be a first date or a thousandth date, the film a couple shares…

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April 15, 2014
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More Bone-Crunching Violence in “The Raid 2″

— Posted by Paula Schwartz

  Welsh director Gareth Evans returns to Indonesia for “The Raid 2,” another intensely, hyper-violent martial arts film that ups the ante of its predecessor, “The Raid: Redemption.” The bone-crunching…

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April 14, 2014
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Black Inequality in Film

— Posted by Frank Pasquine

Last year undoubtedly felt like a landmark year for Black films and filmmakers. Look no further than the Academy’s decision to crown its Best Picture to Steve McQueen’s 12 Year’s…

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April 10, 2014
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Why Fox Needs to Start Thinking Gambit as an Upcoming Film

— Posted by Ryan

  X-Men: Days of Future Past is coming and it honestly feels like a peak for Fox and their Marvel films. Hugh Jackman is getting old and won’t be able…

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March 18, 2014
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SXSW Film: Indie Movies Try to Capture Festival Buzz Before Releases

— Posted by Kenny Miles

    The South By Southwest Film Festival is the perfect venue for smaller studios to showcase some of their spring and summer features for eager audiences hoping to catch…

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March 12, 2014
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Video Game Films Could Be Hollywood’s Next Comic Book Movie

— Posted by Ryan

With Need For Speed hitting theaters this weekend, it made me reflect on just how many films have been based on video games and the influence of the ever-rising, gaming…

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March 12, 2014
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Chiemi Karasawa Reflects on Elaine Stritch

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Synopsis: Now in her late 80s, Broadway legend Elaine Stritch remains as ferociously funny as ever. In this bold, hilarious and poignant portrait, the uncompromising Tony and Emmy Award-winner…

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