Dissection of the Human Centipede Trilogy

The Human Centipede has become somewhat of of a horror cult classic. Not in the same class as The Evil Dead or Night of the Living Dead series, but it is damn sure on it’s way.  Just in case you don’t know what the Human Centipede is allow me to enlighten you. The Human Centipede is the little tale of a German doctor, who dreams a dream of connecti…

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Good Kill Review

 
In the shadowy world of drone warfare, combat unfolds like a video game-only with real lives at stake. After six tours of duty, Air Force pilot Tom Egan (Ethan Hawke) yearns to get back into the cockpit of a real plane, but he now fights the Taliban from an air-conditioned box in the Las Vegas desert. When he and his crew start taking ord…

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"Iris" A Swan Song for Two

 

If you’ve ever seen a pair of eyeglasses with frames like saucers, a necklace with big enough beads to be used in the World Series, or a feather boa digesting a large rodent, chances are the inspiration for the design came from one woman. Name: Iris Apfel. Profession: interior decorator extraordinaire, thrift store miner, Harlem world…

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Tomorrowland's journey to inspiration is mostly stagnant

 

Synopsis: Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.

 

 

Tomorrowland was a bit of a mystery up until the final weeks before opening….

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"Human Centipede 3" Makes Me Happy to Announce How Terrible It Is

The tremendously disgusting things gushing like from a volcano out of Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence) are not what ruin the movie. The fun of gross-out cinema is to be grossed out. And having our boundaries pushed is important if for no other reason than to check ourselves. Human Centipede 3 (which I will refer to as HC: 3 going forward) tri…

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Two Short Films by Fabian Martorell: "The Coin" and "Unbelief"

 

French filmmaker Fabian Martorell turned in two short films to The Movie Blog to be reviewed. The Coin and Unbelief are two conceptual shorts blowing as much hot air as possible in their fleeting timespans. These two share a theme (faith) and play off of each other nicely. Both tackle the idea of faith in different ways—one looking to the…

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Mad Max: Fury Road Review

In a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, two rebels just might be able to restore order: Max, a man of action and of few words, and Furiosa, a woman of action who is looking to make it back to her childhood homeland.

 

 

For me, Mad Max: Fury Road unofficially kicks off summer blockbuster season. The Avenger…

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Pitch Perfect 2 excelled in music but slightly lacked in plot

 

Synopsis: After a humiliating command performance at Lincoln Center, the Barden Bellas enter an international competition that no American group has ever won in order to regain their status and right to perform.
 

 

When I saw that a Pitch Perfect sequel was being made, I got excited. The first film was enjoyable …

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Director Amy Berg Talks About Making Every Secret Thing

 

With her upcoming movie Every Secret Thing releasing on May 15th in theaters, VOD, and iTunes, I got a chance to speak with Director Amy Berg about the film.

 

Jim: Hey Amy, how’s it going?

 
Amy: I’m doing very well Jim.
 

Jim: Obviously you have a documentary background, but how did you come up with this…

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Short Film "The Cobblestone Corridor" Exercising its Right to Drool

 

 

            The Cobblestone Corridor, a short film written, directed and starred in by Erik C. Bloomquist, is a neo-noir about a newspaperman doubling as detective to uncover the truth behind the ousting of a popular teacher at his preparatory school. Bloomquist plays Allen Archer, the editor-in-chief and lead journalist for…

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February 8, 2005
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Dark Pheonix in X-Men 3 says Famke Janssen

— Posted by John Campea

We already posted the possibility of Dark Pheonix fluttering into X-Men 3, but now Famke Janssen has confirmed the news when appearing on an Australian TV show. Coming Soon carries…

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February 8, 2005
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Fantastic Four falls from July 4th release

— Posted by John Campea

20th Century Fox backed down first then, in the who’s going to get July 4th release date battle, they’ve pulled Fantastic Four back to July 8th, pitching it against the…

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February 8, 2005
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Kevin Costner to reprise Robin Hood role?

— Posted by John Campea

To be honest I don’t think I’ve seen Kevin Costner in anything I really enjoyed apart from No Way Out. Actually, probably not true, I did enjoy Field of Dreams,…

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February 8, 2005
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Site updates

— Posted by John Campea

Quick site update everyone. We’re tidying up the site pages and finally getting all the little glitches sorted out in the site. We’ve all been too busy posting and researching…

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February 7, 2005
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The Movie Blog Special Announcement

— Posted by Rodney

Hey there everyone. John here. Well, some of you already know this so I thought I’d make it public knowledge. I’m very excited to announce that my first book will…

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February 7, 2005
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ONG BAK!

— Posted by Rodney

What more can I say really? It’s been over a years since I last saw Ong Bak and I was recently given a DVD screener for review purposes. I forgot…

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February 7, 2005
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Miami Vice Movie News

— Posted by Rodney

Well it looks like it’s all official now. Miami Vice the Movie is moving full steam ahead. As a matter of fact, Universal has already set a release date for…

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February 7, 2005
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New Batman Begins Trailer

— Posted by Rodney

It was a great Superbowl this year (Way to go Patriots!!!!). However, my favorite part of this annual event was at half time when the new trailer for Batman begins…

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February 7, 2005
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Foxx and Swank Take Top SAG Awards

— Posted by Rodney

No surprises here as the Screen Actors Guild handed out their annual awards on Sunday. Jamie Foxx predictably took home the Best Actor awards for his role in “Ray”, and…

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February 5, 2005
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Is this the reason for remaking Evil Dead?

— Posted by John Campea

I’m as upset as you guys so obviously are about the new Evil Dead remake without the original team, and I mean the whole team, not just without Bruce Campbell…

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February 4, 2005
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Feed – A thriller about men who make women fat?!

— Posted by John Campea

I’m having a seriously bizarre day. I’ve just watched St John’s Wort and now this story from Coming Soon: Brett Leonard is directing Feed, a psychological thriller about a world…

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February 4, 2005
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Chris Rock Speaks About His Upcoming Hosting Duties

— Posted by John Campea

As we have been so bitter about Chris Rock’s upcoming stint as the host of the Oscars, I thought it would only be appropriate to post the latest story relating…

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February 4, 2005
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Nicholson to join The Departed cast

— Posted by John Campea

The next big name to sign up to Martin Scorsese’s latest movie The Departed could well be Jack Nicholson. BBC carries the news from Variety. Nicholson told Variety’s newshound, “[I’ve…

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February 4, 2005
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Ever Wonder What A Producer Is?

— Posted by Rodney

I’ve always thought that actors get far too much credit for the films they’re in. Don’t get me wrong, they are an important piece of the movie puzzle, but the…

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February 4, 2005
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Goldeneye Director back for next Bond

— Posted by John Campea

The news is all over the place that Martin Campbell who directed Goldeneye will be directing Bond 21, and what is Bond 21 to be? Casino Royale no less. Now,…

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February 4, 2005
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28 Days Later writer takes on Halo

— Posted by John Campea

Well it looks like more than rumour now, and I know it’s attracted a lot of discussion and debate, so let’s hope the news that Halo is a go brings…

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February 3, 2005
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The Rock looking for a Superhero role?

— Posted by John Campea

The Rock has been credited in Playboy through IMDB today as saying he doesn’t think Toby Maguire is too convincing a Superhero, in fact IMDB suggests that he said he…

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February 2, 2005
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Spider-Man 3 with Venom?

— Posted by Rodney

Ok, I’m all buzzing right now. Apparently the villain for Spier-Man 3 has been selected by the powers that be. However, they’re not officially letting anyone know who that villain…

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