A Buddy Comedy that's Relevant and Fun

 

 
Synopsis: Four longtime friends set out on a journey throughout New York City attempting to regain control of their lives. 
 

Darren Grodsky and Danny Jacobs know what being friends is all about. Not only did they write and direct Growing Up and Other Lies together, but the latter stars in the film. Joining Jacobs…

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Star War: Force Awakens Official Teaser #2

What do you want me to say? This teaser is critic proof from beginning to end. But, to avoid being biased, I’ll say something unfavorable. John Boyega has to keep his mouth closed. Every scene he’s is in, it’s open. That’s the best I have. Anything else would be an absolute lie. Luke Skywalker’s monologue throughout the teaser is perfect . The cras…

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Which Films Will Dominate The Box Office in 2015?

With superhero films dominating the industry at the moment, many can speculate as to which films will be successful in this arena. In 2014, studios saw that the superhero genre was lucrative but still had their doubts. Captain America: The Winter Soldier was an expected victory given The Avengers’ success and X-Men: Days of Future Past was inte…

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Kingsman: The Secret Service Movie Review


Director: Matthew Vaughn
Writers: Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Starring: Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Strong, Taron Egerton, and Michael Caine

Matthew Vaughn has crossed the threshold and gained the prestigious title as one of my top 10 directors out right now. I’m a big fan of his style. It can o…

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DVD Review of Wild: A Wild Journey that Doesn't Excite

 

Synopsis: A woman takes a 1,100 mile hike down the PCT in order to deal with a personal issue. 

 

 

Wild isn’t as wild as the title suggests. It’s rather more mundane. Based on a memoir by Cheryl Strayed, who experienced the events depicted in the movie. I could see how this was worth being made into a book, tho…

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While We're Young Exposes Generational Divide for Laughs, Drama

 

 
Noah Boaumbach’s comedy While We’re Young stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as Josh and Cornelia, a childless New York married couple in their mid-forties. As their other friends all start having children, the couple gravitates toward a young hipster couple named Jamie (Adam Driver) and Darby (Amanda Seyfried). He’s an asp…

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The Compelling Italian Movie Black Souls is a Must See

BLACK SOULS (“Anime Nere”) is a gripping morality tale of violence begetting violence in rural Calabria, that takes us on a journey into the dark and sinister world of the real-life mafia (‘Ndrangheta) in Southern Italy. Based upon the actual events described in Gioacchino Criaco’s novel of the same name, Black Souls vividly brings to life the …

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7 SXSW 2015 Movies That Need Distribution NOW!

I watched quite a few movies during the SXSW Film Festival. One of the most rewarding and challenging experiences is falling in love with a movie that doesn’t have a distribution deal. It is rewarding because you were able to see it. However, the challenging aspect is not knowing when it will be released. A good movie you have to wait to see again …

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Broken Horses Is All About Brotherly Love

 
Synopsis: The bonds of brotherhood, the laws of loyalty, and the futility of violence in the shadows of the US Mexico border gang wars. (c)Imb
 

 

Broken Horses is the first American film by famed Indian director Vidhu Chopra. He does a respectable job in his first attempt at American cinema.

 

The theme …

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Musical Chairs of Hope

 

Synopsis: When, Mia, a dance teacher, lands in the hospital after an accident, Armando, a would-be dancer who admires her from afar, persuades her to train for an upcoming wheelchair ballroom dancing contest. (c)IMDB

 

 

For whatever reason I had this movie pegged wrong. It’s evident from the title that Musical …

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January 18, 2005
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Charlotte’s Web Has Been Cast

— Posted by Rodney

I used to LOVE the old cartoon version of Charlotte’s Web. There is something so simple and beautiful about the story of a pig and a spider hell bent on…

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WWE Films

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We all knew this was coming. Wrestling Czar Vince McMahon has set up his own movie company called WWE Films (appropriate name). Apparently the company will make movies with budgets…

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January 18, 2005
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Vantage Point gains director Pete Travis

— Posted by John Campea

A little while ago I highlighted the film Vantage Point which held a really interesting one line blurb regarding a presidential assassination shown from five different angles. Something which is…

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January 18, 2005
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Peter Jackson using own money to develop new film “Lovely Bones”

— Posted by John Campea

Once King Kong is complete it’s all go again for Peter Jackson. He’s confirmed as adapting the book Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold with his own money, and the project…

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January 18, 2005
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Batman+Ninjas = JOY

— Posted by Rodney

Why is this coolest fricken picture in the fricken whole wide fricken world??? 2 Reasons. 1) Bat-fricken-man. 2) Fricken NINJAS!!! That’s what more movies need today! More fricken NINJAS!!!! Yeah!!!!…

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January 18, 2005
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Die Hard 4 Talk

— Posted by Rodney

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

— Posted by Rodney

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

— Posted by Rodney

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

— Posted by John Campea

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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