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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Dual 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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DVD Review: The Drop

 
Synopsis: Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood’s past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living – no matter the cost. (c) Imdb
 

 

Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini star in the The Drop, availab…

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December 23, 2004
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Ryan Reynolds and Alanis Morissette To Appear in Just Friends Together

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From Moviehole: “Blade Trinity” scene-stealer Ryan Reynolds tells today’s Herald Sun that his real-life squeeze, Alanis Morissette, is set to make a cameo in his next movie. “Just Friends”, which…

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December 23, 2004
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Scarlett Johansson Getting Trained For Mission Impossible 3

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December 23, 2004
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Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous Trailer

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As I said before in a previous post, I know I’ll take some heat for this, but I actually liked the first Miss Congeniality… a lot. I thought it was…

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December 23, 2004
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The Longest Yard Trailer

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I remember watching the original “Longest Yard” a few years ago on some network tv station. It was a man’s man movie, and Burt Reynolds was THE man. It was…

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December 22, 2004
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Oliver Stone defends Alexander and bins Margaret Thatcher film

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Oh this makes me laugh. Oliver Stone has defended his film Alexander by saying, just so as not to upset or alienate anyone, that it’s… …themes and approaches are too…

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December 22, 2004
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Stan Lee to create 25 new Superheroes from Celebrities

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Since this is my first Xmas on the MovieBlog I think I’m just finding out how quiet it gets for news about these times – don’t worry I’m squirreling away…

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December 22, 2004
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Nicolas Cage still talking over Ghost Rider

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What’s happening with the much touted Ghost Rider then? Nicolas Cage has been on and off it, there have been rumours galore. However the BBC have this from a recent…

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December 22, 2004
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Peter Jackson’s Next Film After Kong

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It looks like Peter Jackson has set his eyes on his next big film project after he’s done with King Kong. Sorry to tell you folks (but not surprisingly), but…

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December 22, 2004
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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Finishes Shooting

— Posted by John Campea

Well, I didn’t realize they were this far into the project, but apparently filming of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe has wrapped in New Zealand. I’m very excited…

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December 22, 2004
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Sin City Trailer

— Posted by John Campea

I must admit I’ve been sceptical about the whole Sin City project. I stand before you now to tell you I’m now a believer. The trailer hit the web a…

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December 22, 2004
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The Pink Panther Trailer

— Posted by John Campea

Oh man, as much as I love Steve Martin, and as much as I love the old Pink Panther movies… I’ve got a really bad feeling about this project. The…

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December 22, 2004
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New The Island Picture

— Posted by John Campea

Cool, the good folks over at ComingSoon (click the link to see a much bigger version) have posted up a new picture of the upcoming film The Island. Click here…

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December 22, 2004
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X-Men 3 and Spin Off Rumblings

— Posted by John Campea

The good folks over at KillerMovies are reporting the following X-News: 1). There have been rumors amongst the fandom that WOLVERINE may be filmed before X3. FALSE! Finishing the X-MEN…

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December 21, 2004
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US ticket prices rise while audience figures drop – What should be done?

— Posted by Rodney

According to the Guardian today, US movie ticket prices rose (as if you needed me to tell you that) while the audience figures dropped throughout 2004. Higher ticket prices were…

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December 21, 2004
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Ricky Gervais rejects massive Hollywood pay deals

— Posted by Rodney

I like Ricky Gervais, he’s funnny, and despite a lot of the television series The Office making you laugh and squirm at almost the same moments, it was still one…

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December 21, 2004
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MPAA shuts down BitTorrent sites

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More MPAA witch hunt madness with news that some of the major BitTorrent sites are shutting down for the first time due to legal action for copyright infringement. Last week…

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December 20, 2004
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Interview with Chris Weitz gives truth on His Dark Materials

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I popped by a friends house in the northern reaches of Scotland at the weekend and happened upon a copy of Philip Pullman’s Northern Lights. I quickly asked him what…

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December 20, 2004
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The 7 Movies Up For The Visual Effects Oscar

— Posted by John Campea

The seven movies listed are are going to be reduced to 3 on January 25th when all Oscar finalists are announced, but for now, the debate can begin. I like…

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“Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.”

— Johnny Depp as Paul Kemp from
The Rum Diary
, 2011

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