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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Danish Short "The Harvest" Not to be Confused with Anything Else

The Harvest, a short, Danish production by directing duo Kim Sønderholm and Martin Sonntag, is not to be confused with the recently released Jon McNaughton film of the same name (reviewed by The Movie Blog’s Jim Alexander here). This is a special effects nightmare—I mean this in a good and bad way. The twenty nasty little minutes that comprise …

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"Woodfalls" Falls Flat and Hard

 

Woodfalls has one thing going for it—Michelle Crane. Crane plays Rebecca, who, along with her brother, Billy (Matthew Ferdenzi), and their helpless mother, moves into a trailer sitting lonely in a field in the town of Woodfalls. Crane, as the bible clinging, inexperienced, softhearted Rebecca is natural and competent in a way no other…

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The Marine 4 Adds A Different Feel To The Franchise

 
Synopsis: Jake Carter is assigned to protect a “high-value package,” a beautiful whistleblower trying to expose a corrupt army defense contractor. (c)IMDB
 

One of the original WWE Studios productions turned franchise is back for the 4th installment. The Marine 4 Moving Target has established their star of the franchise in Mike…

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January 21, 2005
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Hey Chris Rock. Shut Your Mouth.

— Posted by Rodney

It’s been well documented here on The Movie Blog that I thought the selection of Chris Rock as host of this years Oscars was a HUGE mistake for several reasons….

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January 21, 2005
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Bruce Willis to begin Solace

— Posted by John Campea

Could this be the return of Bruno? Oh, I crack myself up…and that’s the only one. Anyway, Bruce Willis is coming on board for the movie Solace, a long delayed…

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January 21, 2005
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Sci-Fi to enter The Triangle

— Posted by John Campea

Bryan Singer and Dean Devlin are finally getting their producing act together and getting after a mini-series which has just been okay-ed by the Sci-Fi channel. The title of The…

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January 20, 2005
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Stephen Fry signs up for voice of the Hitchikers Guide

— Posted by John Campea

Oh I just had to break off work and write this up, I’m really excited about this not only because the cast list just seems to keep getting better and…

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January 20, 2005
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David Fincher trying for Zodiac serial killer movie

— Posted by John Campea

The greatness that can be David Fincher has been quiet for some time, but Empire is reporting that he has chosen his next project, which returns him to proven ground…

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January 20, 2005
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Stan Lee wins millions from Spiderman revenue

— Posted by John Campea

How rich do some people have to be? Not content with a mere $1m a year salary from the first Spiderman movie, and that seems to be rolling on year…

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January 20, 2005
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David Duchovny over hyping X-Files 2 project?

— Posted by John Campea

This story has been kicking around in some form or another for a week or so, but in the British fish and chip wrapper (otherwise known as a Tabloid and…

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January 20, 2005
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Shaun Of The Dead Comic

— Posted by Rodney

It’s no secret around here how much I loved Shaun of the Dead. I’m still amazed that more of you didn’t get out to the theater when it was playing…

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January 20, 2005
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Million Dollar Baby Reviews

— Posted by Rodney

What a stupid name for a movie. Oh well… be that as it may, the critics are LOVING Million Dollar Baby. I’ve gotta admit I’m a fan of Eastwood’s films…

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January 20, 2005
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Assault On Precinct 13 Reviews

— Posted by Rodney

This is a film I’ve been looking forward to seeing… if for no other reason than I like cheesy action flicks. Not to mention I also like Gabriel Byrne, Laurence…

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January 20, 2005
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Are We There Yet Reviews

— Posted by Rodney

Ice Cube is one of those guys who I always seem to enjoy when he’s in a smaller supporting role in a film… but when he’s one of the leads…

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January 19, 2005
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Behold Darth Tater

— Posted by Rodney

I just had to post this. USA Today gives us the newest Mr. Potato Head… DARTH TATER!!!!

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January 19, 2005
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Speed Couple Together Again

— Posted by Rodney

It looks like the couple from Speed, Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves, are hooking up again for a new flick Il Mare. According to the good folks over at Monsters…

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January 19, 2005
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The Movie Blog” Audio Edition Vol. 10

— Posted by Rodney

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January 19, 2005
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Globe for Clive Owen increases his odds for Bond role

— Posted by John Campea

I am starting to get bored of this, but I’m still letting you know, how sad is that? Anyway it looks like after Clive Owen won his Golden Globe and…

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January 19, 2005
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UK Film Production drops rapidly

— Posted by John Campea

Bad news for the UK film industry with production reported to have fallen by 40% in 2004. The Guardian reported today: According to figures assembled by the journal Screen International,…

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January 18, 2005
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Fantastic Four Trailer Online

— Posted by Rodney

You know, as much as I’ve been fearing the suckiness of The Fantastic Four… after seeing the trailer I’ve gotta admit that I’ve got a little optimism for the project…

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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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