DVD Review: Birdman

 

 
Synopsis: A washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to the opening of his Broadway play. (c)Imdb
 

 

The movie of the year is finally out for everyone to see on DVD and Blu-ray. After sweeping th…

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

 

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 and Waititi, creators of the HBO hit series “Flight of the Conchords,” co-wrote, co-directed, and co-star in this hilarious send-up in which an endearingly unhip quartet of …

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The Correct Opinion Ep. 11 talks Oscars and Spider-Man

 
The Movie Blog presents their official podcast, The Correct Opinion!
 
On this episode of The Correct Opinion:
 
Anthony, Ryan, Jim, and Kenny discuss Oscar nominations, Spider-Man going to the Avengers, and…Gotham.
 

 
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McFarland, USA: An All-American Disney Tale Filled With Triumph

 

Synopsis: A former football coach transforms a small-town high school cross-country team into the best team in the state. 

 

 

Disney does it again. McFarland, USA is a triumphant real-life story brought to the big screen by Disney. It’s a story based around a down on his luck coach, that finds a coaching/teachi…

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

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 the story of the last seal-child, Saoirse, and her brother Ben, who go on an epic journey to save the world of magic and discover the secrets of their …

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Review: Fists 2 Fists 2: Weapon of Choice

 

 

Fist 2 Fist 2 is an ambitious all-around attempt for Jino Kang. The movie is not to be confused with a previous Jino Kang film named Fist 2 Fist. Fist 2 Fist 2, is a different movie from the previously mentioned one, it’s NOT a sequel.

 

Jack “The Ghost” Lee has a special set of skills. No, not quite Liam Nees…

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Fifty Shades had potential but gave into audiences' sexual desires

 
Synopsis: Literature student Anastasia Steele’s life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey.
 

 
Everyone has been anticipating Fifty Shades of Grey due to the popularity of the book series and their risque subject matter. The film is very much adapted from the books from the cha…

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

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 position at the factory is to convince her co-workers to sacrifice their much-needed yearly bonuses. Now, over the course of one weekend, Sandra must confront each co-worker in…

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DVD Review: Nightcrawler

 

 

Jake Gyllenhaal doesn’t take no for an answer in Nightcrawler. Currently available on Blu-ray, DVD, and VOD everywhere.

 

In one of his finest performances to date, Gyllenhaal, transforms himself into a neurotic crash chaser Lou Bloom. Lou is a modern young guy who finds himself on the unfortunate end of the j…

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Dual Review: A Walk Among The Tombstones

 

 
Matt Scudder is a former cop now a private eye. He is asked by a drug dealer to find the men who kidnapped his wife. It seems like they killed her even after he paid them. Scudder refuses. But the man later goes to see him and tells him how his wife was killed. Scudder takes the job. He does some research and thinks the me…

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January 18, 2005
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Die Hard 4 Talk

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Yeeehaaawww. Looks like one of my favorite film franchises is still plugging along. After a lot of talk about a Die Hard 4 about a year ago, things have been…

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January 18, 2005
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Jon Voight Nominated + Not Invited = DUMB

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Yes there are rules and regulations to everything, and yes you have to follow those rules and regulations. But sometimes situations arise that obviously call for exceptions to these rules…

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January 17, 2005
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A Good Problem To Have… But A Problem Nonetheless

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Hey there Folks. John here. Ok, I’m looking at a bit of a problem that I never dreamed I would have. This silly little website is now regularly getting over…

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January 17, 2005
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BAFTA nominations announced

— Posted by John Campea

The BAFTA’s are the awards given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and are highly respected. They themselves say: The British Academy of Film & Television Arts…

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January 17, 2005
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PBS re-film scenes of nudity for fear of fines

— Posted by John Campea

More political correctness gone mad over in the US where the TV channel PBS are replacing scenes of nudity from a movie for fear of it upsetting the audience. This…

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January 17, 2005
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Golden Globe Results

— Posted by Rodney

(NOTE: FOR THOSE OF YOU LOOKING FOR THE 2006 GOLDEN GLOBE RESULTS, YOU CAN SEE THEM HERE) No surprises here really, except for Leonardo DiCaprio winning Best Actor in a…

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January 14, 2005
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You Can’t Make A Good PG-13 Horror Movie

— Posted by John Campea

Why am I not seeing any great horror movies anymore? The last decent horror movie saw I was the remake of Dawn of the Dead. This lack of delicious viloence…

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January 14, 2005
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Hammer Horror Productions rises from the dead

— Posted by John Campea

While I was growing up Hammer horror was a staple diet – Dracula, Frankenstein and Quatermass movies galore, Rasputin: The Mad Monk, She, Mark of the Devil, Kronos and The…

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January 14, 2005
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Jamie Foxx to create Mike Tyson Biopic

— Posted by John Campea

Jamie Foxx is taking over Hollywood, faster than you can say Callator…Colattar…Colet… Tom Cruise, and alongside his fifteen other movies in production right now there’s talk of him bringing the…

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January 14, 2005
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Getting on a bit: Latest picture for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

— Posted by John Campea

Everyone, remain calm, please step away from the monitor and do not rush. We have a link to the latest Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire picture. Yeah, sorry…

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January 14, 2005
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Grudge 2 to retain Takashi Shimizu

— Posted by John Campea

Excellent news for the sequel The Grudge 2 with Coming Soon reporting that Takashi Shimizu will return to Direct. To be honest there was no other choice if they wanted…

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January 14, 2005
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Jean Reno confirmed for The Da Vinci Code

— Posted by John Campea

Jean Reno is, surprise surprise, cast in The Da Vinci Code as Bezu Fache, the French Detective, said Coming Soon. Not a great shock there, the chat on the previous…

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January 14, 2005
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Peter Jackson talks of Lord of the Rings Ultimate Box Set

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I make no secret of the fact that I love Home Cinema, and with the current state of the local Cinema offerings, I often prefer it to the Cinema itself…

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January 13, 2005
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Elektra Reviews

— Posted by John Campea

This one hurts folks… deep in my heart it hurts. Everyone around here knows of my fondness for Jennifer Garner, so while the trailers for Elektra haven’t been any good,…

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January 13, 2005
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The One Good Thing About Pornography

— Posted by John Campea

Got your attention didn’t I? A couple of weeks back a friend of mine and I watched Old School again. Pretty funny movie, but I still don’t think it was…

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January 13, 2005
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Disney to remake Tron

— Posted by Rodney

Tron was an amazing movie when it came out, and watching it you still have a feeling of it being ahead of its time and filled with a healthy dose…

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January 13, 2005
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Spiderman 3 gets a writer and options for Spidey 4

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Alvin Sargent has been signed up by Sony Pictures to write the script for Spiderman 3 with the option to be retained for the writing for a fourth film in…

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January 13, 2005
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More casting news for Superman

— Posted by Rodney

More good casting news, and again for Superman. James Marsden and Hugh Laurie are in according to Coming Soon. The Hollywood Reporter says Marsden will play Lois Lane’s love interest,…

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