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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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March 4, 2014
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Will The Wind Rises Be Hayao Miyazaki’s Last Film? Let’s Hope Not.

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Finally opening in theaters this weekend will be Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises. I delayed a Top Ten list for it and didn’t bother with one after waiting so…

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March 3, 2014
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Oscar Recap: Gravity wins Big, 12 Years a Slave takes Best Pic, Leto and McConaughey get their spotlight

— Posted by Ryan

The 86th Academy Awards have come to a close and the Oscars have been given out. It was a very interesting night with Gravity taking home the majority of the…

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February 25, 2014
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Ghostbusters’ Harold Ramis Passes Away at Age 69

— Posted by Ryan

  It seems as though there has been a lot of loss in Hollywood lately and it’s unfortunate that we’ve lost another great talent following so many talents thus far….

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February 18, 2014
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Dallas Buyers Club: James Schamus‘ LGBTQ Cinematic Legacy into FOCUS

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  The significant Oscar recognition for Dallas Buyers Club was obvious when the Academy Award nominations were announced. Honoring the stunning performances of Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto was to…

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February 11, 2014
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Boulder International Film Festival Brings High Quality Films to the Rocky Mountain Region

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  The Boulder International Film Festival features an eclectic mix of various films ideal for movie fans looking to start off the year including some 2014 Oscar Nominated Films to…

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February 5, 2014
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Diverse Mix of Live Action, Animated Oscar Nominated Shorts Are Worth Watching

— Posted by Kenny Miles

    One of my favorite aspects of the Academy Awards is the Oscar shorts. Opening in theaters and available on VOD very soon, this shorts packages format has grown…

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January 25, 2014
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Is ‘Gravity’ Science Fiction?

— Posted by Kenny Miles

With Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity receiving alot of attention in the last few months from a successful box office and becoming a serious contender in the Osacr race (with numerous Academy Award nominations),…

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January 13, 2014
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Martin Scorsese Interviews “The Grandmaster” Director Wong Kar Wai

— Posted by Paula Schwartz

  Just before taking off for the Golden Globe, Martin Scorsese took time off from promoting “The Wolf of Wall Street” to champion another film, global art-house director Wong Kar…

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January 13, 2014
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The Best Movies (Promotional Schwag) of 2013

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on The Movie Blog looking back at some of movies most notable highlights, big trends, and best features of 2013….

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January 10, 2014
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Noticable 2013 Documentary Trends and The Best in Non-Fiction Features

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Writer’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on The Movie Blog looking back at some of movies most notable highlights, big trends, and best features of 2013….

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December 23, 2013
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Caroling With “20 Feet From Stardom” Singers Lisa Fischer, Darlene Love and Judith Hill

— Posted by Paula Schwartz

  Darlene Love performed “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” for the 20th year in a row Thursday night on the David Letterman show, with musical director Paul Shaffer and his…

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December 16, 2013
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Romeo Misses A Payment: An Intriguing Documentary on The Family Court System

— Posted by Andrea Lestrange

  Struggling with finances, time and patience, Director Angelo Lobo knew he must continue his journey of making Romeo Misses a A Payment when the first of several suicide notes appeared in…

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December 4, 2013
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Gender Inequality in Film

— Posted by Frank Pasquine

With recent female-led successes like The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Heat, and the hit TV show Girls, women are taking Hollywood by storm, right? Not according to this infographic created…

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December 2, 2013
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Media Conglomerate Stars Align to Anoint Sandra Bullock 2013’s EW Entertainer of the Year.

— Posted by Kenny Miles

SHOCK: Time Warner owned Entertainment Weekly names Sandra Bullock star of Time Warner owned Warner Brothers movie Gravity Entertainer of the Year!   Now I know many avid moviegoers may…

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December 2, 2013
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TMB Remembers Paul Walker RIP

— Posted by Ryan

  As many of you know, Paul Walker was involved in a car accident this weekend and was later pronounced dead. Many friends, fans, and acquaintances all had many kind…

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