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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Fifty Shades had potential but gave into audiences' sexual desires

 
Synopsis: Literature student Anastasia Steele’s life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey.
 

 
Everyone has been anticipating Fifty Shades of Grey due to the popularity of the book series and their risque subject matter. The film is very much adapted from the books from the cha…

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TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT: Marion Cotillard's Outstanding Oscar Worthy Performance

Sandra (Cotillard) has just been released from the hospital to find that she no longer has a job. According to management, the only way Sandra can hope to regain her position at the factory is to convince her co-workers to sacrifice their much-needed yearly bonuses. Now, over the course of one weekend, Sandra must confront each co-worker in…

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DVD Review: Nightcrawler

 

 

Jake Gyllenhaal doesn’t take no for an answer in Nightcrawler. Currently available on Blu-ray, DVD, and VOD everywhere.

 

In one of his finest performances to date, Gyllenhaal, transforms himself into a neurotic crash chaser Lou Bloom. Lou is a modern young guy who finds himself on the unfortunate end of the j…

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December 29, 2004
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Ant-Man Movie in Development

— Posted by John Campea

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

— Posted by John Campea

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

— Posted by Rodney

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?

— Posted by John Campea

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

— Posted by Rodney

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?

— Posted by Rodney

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

— Posted by Rodney

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

— Posted by Rodney

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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December 26, 2004
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Trailer for Unleashed with Jet Li, Bob Hoskins and Morgan Freeman

— Posted by Rodney

Sometimes an idea comes along for a movie that just grabs you, the very basic premise just makes you sit up and pay attention and in trailer form you just…

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December 26, 2004
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Trailer for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

— Posted by Rodney

I’d seen this trailer before but it wasn’t until watching it again that I realised we hadn’t said anything about it, and it’s quite a significant film, remaking that classic…

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December 26, 2004
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The Pacifier trailer actually made me laugh

— Posted by Rodney

Okay, I admit. I laughed, I really did, couldn’t help it either. Despite thinking that Vin Diesel‘s Manager had been hitting the bottle and was following the excellent career move…

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December 25, 2004
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The Nit Picker’s Guide to the Lord of the Rings

— Posted by John Campea

Holy smokes! for any of you out there who are fans of both the film and book versions of Lord of the Rings, you really need to take a peek…

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December 25, 2004
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Merry Christmas From The Movie Blog

— Posted by John Campea

Well, if you’re anything like me, this past year has seen the following: 1) Some good things happened to you. 2) Some bad things happened to you. 3) You achieved…

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December 24, 2004
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Sony to demonstrate Spiderman 2 on new 4k Digital Cinema

— Posted by Rodney

Sony Pictures are preparing to demonstrate their 4K Digital Cinema at the Hollywood Pacific Theater on January the 13th with a screening of Spiderman 2. IMDB carry the story: Yair…

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December 24, 2004
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Another ex-employee sues Marlon Brando’s estate – Seasons Greetings!

— Posted by Rodney

There are a lot of things that annoy me about the movie industry, and they all make me glad I’m not actually in it as a career. Mind you the…

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December 24, 2004
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Kate Beckinsale Gets Snatched

— Posted by John Campea

Damn, talk about a bad shopping experience. According to Ananova, Beckinsale was Christmas shopping with her personal assistant after the premiere of The Aviator when some thieves snatched her purse….

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December 23, 2004
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Jerry Weintraub wants to produce an Oceans Thirteen

— Posted by Rodney

MTV Movies are carrying a small but interesting story that Producer Jerry Weintraub is interested in doing an Oceans Thirteen. “The question is, how do you make another one that’s…

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