Neil Blomkamp's Chappie is Barely Better than Crappy

 
Synopsis: In the near future, crime is patrolled by an oppressive mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.
 

 
District 9 and Elysium Director Neil Blomkamp presents his next sci-fi film Chappie w…

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Red Army Flawlessly Blends Hockey and History

From Oscar (R) nominated and Emmy award-winning filmmakers, RED ARMY is a feature documentary about the Soviet Union and the most successful dynasty in sports history: the Red Army hockey team. Told from the perspective of its captain Slava Fetisov, the story portrays his transformation from national hero to political enemy. From the USSR to Ru…

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The 2015 Boulder Film Festival Offers A Diverse Film (and Food) Lineup

 

The Boulder Film Festival, which runs from March 5th to the 8th, is a unique film festival for the Rocky Mountain region. March is a good time to catch up on movies playing the festival circuit because of the lack of quality programming especially after the Academy Awards.

 

Speaking of awards season, last year Oscar nomina…

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The Small and Intimate Madison Wizard World Comic Con

The Wizard World Comic Con is a year round comic convention that makes stops all around-the country. Last month it made a stop in Madison Wisconsin. I was on hand to cover the event and the following are some of what I experienced…

 

 

After previously attending the popular Wizard World Chicago Comic Con that falls in Aug…

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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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January 4, 2005
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Incredible non-US Box Office figures to end of 2004

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New Years weekend was exceedingly dull for Box Office takings according to Reuters through this Yahoo news story, although the days following began picking up. What is interesting from the…

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January 3, 2005
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Sandra Bullock Donates $1 Million to Tsunami Relief

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Ok, say what you want about how rich she is and all that jazz… but a million dollars is still a million dollars. This lady just jumped about 5 notches…

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January 3, 2005
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The Movie Blog’s 10 Worst Films of 2004

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Ok, I decided to actually wait until the start of the New Year to put up my list of worst films of 2004. The most beautiful thing about film is…

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January 3, 2005
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J.Lo wants to be called Jennifer

— Posted by John Campea

You don’t have to be a long time reader of The Movie Blog to know what I think of Jennifer Lopez. She is the poster girl for the “famous for…

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January 2, 2005
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Deadly new Revenge of the Sith Pics

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Oh my sweet goodness! Revenge of the Sith is going to absolutley rule! Once again, you must forgive me if I sound a little fanboy-ish, but every single thing I’ve…

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January 1, 2005
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Producers of Independent movies blog for exposure

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Interested in making a movie? Well I’ve come across two Blogs of people involved in doing just that – I’m sure there are many, many more out there so feel…

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January 1, 2005
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Rumour of Kate Bosworth cast as Lois Lane

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Happy New Year! First post of the year and it’s on one of the most anticipated movies of late, Superman. Unfortunately no hard facts yet, just rumours galore, but they…

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December 31, 2004
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Forget Some Kind Of Monster, Here is a Real Heavy Metal Documentary

— Posted by Rodney

Now, i consider myself a bit of a musical connoisseur, and in being such a pretentious know-it-all, I tend to trawl obscure forums for interesting bits of information that I…

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December 31, 2004
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News Flash! World’s Greatest Lover Joins The Movie Blog Team

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In a press release called earlier today by one Mr. John Campea, it was revealed that one the World’s Greatest Lover, one Mr. Miles Kinnee has consented to join the…

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December 31, 2004
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Have a Safe New Year You Stupid Ass – A Public Service Announcement From The Movie Blog

— Posted by John Campea

Hey there folks, John here to wish you a safe and festive New Years Eve! Help to keep it safe by not drinking and driving. No, wait a second… that’s…

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December 31, 2004
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Dodgeball 2

— Posted by John Campea

I think it’s safe for me to say that Dodgeball was in my top 3 favorite comedies of 2004. Not in terms of being that great of a movie, but…

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December 31, 2004
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Matt Stone never to work with puppets or Trey Parker again

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It seems that Matt Stone is tired, very tired. In an interview with the Sun Online (a bastian of modern journalism) picked up by The Guardian, he talks of the…

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December 30, 2004
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The Movie Blog: Audio Edition Vol. 7

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

— Posted by Rodney

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

— Posted by Rodney

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

— Posted by Rodney

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

— Posted by Rodney

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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