Black Sea: An Entertaining, Gripping, and Preposterous Thriller

 

A suspenseful adventure thriller directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald, centering on a rogue submarine captain (two-time Academy Award nominee Jude Law) who pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control onboard their clau…

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A Most Violent Year: Jessica Chastain Highlights An Aimless Movie

 

Set during the winter of 1981 — statistically one of the most crime-ridden of New York City’s history — A MOST VIOLENT YEAR is a drama following the lives of an immigrant and his family as they attempt to capitalize on the American Dream, while the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy al…

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Match: Patrick Stewart's Incredible Acting Departs From Sci-Fi Persona

Patrick Stewart gives a captivating performance in this witty, emotionally gripping adaptation of director Stephen Belber’s own Tony Award-nominated play. Stewart stars as Tobi, an eccentric, pot-smoking Manhattan ballet instructor whose quiet life is interrupted by the arrival of a young couple (Carla Gugino & Matthew Lillard) from Seattle…

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DVD Review: Gone Girl

 
Synopsis: With his wife’s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not be innocent. (c) Imdb
 

 

There might not have been a more controversial and talked about movie in 2014 than Gone Girl. The film is now available on D…

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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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The Correct Opinion Ep. 10 talks Selma and Idris Elba as James Bond

 
The Movie Blog presents their official podcast, The Correct Opinion!
 
On this episode of The Correct Opinion:
 
Anthony, Ryan, Jim, and Kenny discuss Oscar worthy films, Selma, and Idris Elba as a possible James Bond.
 

 
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Review: Cake

 
Synopsis: Claire becomes fascinated by the suicide of a woman in her chronic pain support group while grappling with her own, very raw personal tragedy. (c) Imdb

 

 

When the 2015 Oscar nominations were made, Jennifer Aniston’s name has been floated as a major snub. Cake, opening nationwide on January 23rd, will giv…

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Mike Leigh's Mr. Turner A Magnificent, Yet Boring Art Film

 

This film explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in …

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Review: Little Accidents

 

 

 
 

Synopsis: In a small American town still living in the shadow of a terrible coal mine accident, the disappearance of a teenage boy draws together a surviving miner, the lonely wife of a mine executive, and a local boy in a web of secrets. (Imdb)
 

 

First time director Sara Colangelo mi…

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American Sniper is an Exceptional War Epic

 

Synopsis: Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle’s pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can’t leave behind.

 

 

We’ve all seen many war films as they seem to be a staple for …

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December 30, 2004
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Oliver Stone talks of what he would change for Alexander

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First Oliver Stone travels to Turkey and apologises to the people for some of the overly brutal scenes in Midnight Express that showed the Turkish prison system and those who…

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December 30, 2004
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Sean Penn’s latest release tackles another strong subject

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Sean Penn is a really interesting movie star, no matter what you say about his past he’s been involved in some fantastic movies. Whether that be for controversy, quality or…

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December 30, 2004
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Battleship Potemkin is restored

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The 1925 Soviet film Battleship Potemkin is a true classic and has inspired many great movie moments over the years, with one of the most famous scenes being that of…

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December 30, 2004
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Exorcist: The Beginning DVD announced without Schraders version

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DVD Times is carrying the news that The Exorcist: The Beginning has been announced on Region 1 (that means US and Canada for you non-DVD people) for the 1st of…

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December 30, 2004
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Oscar ballots are posted

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Here we go, the Motion Picture Academy mailed out its nomination ballots, IMDB carry the facts: The motion picture academy on Monday mailed out nomination ballots to its 5,808 voting…

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December 29, 2004
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Fantastic Four Gets Script Changes and Upgrades It’s Visual Effects

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It’s always nice to hear that a film wants to upgrade it’s visual effects. That usually means the director is paying attention and not just accepting what he’s got. He/she…

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December 29, 2004
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David Carradine and Kurupt in Click

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Oh now this one sounds like it’s destined for an Oscar (puke) The Hollywood Reporter reports that David Carradine (“Kill Bill Vol. 2″) and rapper Kurupt will be joining an…

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December 29, 2004
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Top Movie Mistakes 2004

— Posted by John Campea

It’s that time of year when all kinds of “year end” lists come popping out. This one is kind of unique. The good folks over at FilmRot point us to…

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December 29, 2004
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Jenny McCarthy In Dirty Love

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Ok, now I’ll admitt there is no denying that Jenny McCarthy is one of the most beautiful women on the planet. HOWEVER… she’s not exactly Meryl Streep when it comes…

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December 29, 2004
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Ant-Man Movie in Development

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Ok, now everyone knows that I’m a fan of the Superhero Genre of films… but this is one I think they should just pass on. Hollywood North gives us this:…

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December 28, 2004
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Another New Revenge of the Sith Picture

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To say that I’m excited about the upcoming Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith is like saying Pee-Wee Herman liked a little bit of porn. I’m beside myself. You’ll have…

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December 27, 2004
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Guardian end of year movie quiz

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Now, this is going to test you. Check out the Guardian end of year movie quiz and see how well you can do. It’s definitely not easy, and there is…

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December 27, 2004
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Drunken Master 3 with Jackie Chan and Tony Jaa?

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Oh my goodness gracious! If this is actually true I think spontaneous urination will be a reality in my near future. The guys over at Twitch are reporting that Ong…

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December 27, 2004
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Paul W. S. Anderson working on four videogame adaptions

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Paul W. S. Anderson is a busy man just now, but standing back more in the shadows and working on one type of genre, the videogame. He’s been at this…

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December 27, 2004
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Event Horizon DVD to get full Special Edition treatment?

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Poor Paul W. S. Anderson, he gets slated a lot these days, mainly for his video game adaptations. AvP…well, let’s move on swiftly, Resident Evil wasn’t that dire, it was…

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December 27, 2004
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Find a way to help the people in Asia

— Posted by John Campea

Ok, this isn’t a movie related post, but I would feel a little less than human if I didn’t mention it here. By now all of us have seen pictures…

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December 27, 2004
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Lovecraft silent film Call of Cthulu in development

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Imaginative and new ideas in cinema are hard to find, and writers and directors are always looking back for ideas to bring to the modern screen. It’s interesting though when…

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December 26, 2004
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Trailer for Clive Cusslers Sahara with Matthew McConaughey

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Should we take bets which way this film will go – good or bad? Let me mix up some of the good and bad things going for it and see…

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