Why Film Geeks Should See Ex Machina Before Avengers: Age of Ultron

 

Earning fantastic reviews and sensational word-of-mouth during its limited release, Ex Machina plans to expand during these next few weekends in additional cities. The latest science fiction movie has a numerous amount of potential to connect with audiences including an original premise, an emerging filmmaker, a sleek look, effective …

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Ex Machina explores the suspenseful morality of A.I.

 
Synopsis: A young programmer is selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment in artificial intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breathtaking female A.I.

 

 

The concept of Artificial Intelligence has been done so many times in film. Whether it be a destructive force like Terminator or a so…

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Director Sara Colangelo on what inspired her to make Little Accidents

 

 

Jim: Hi Sara.

 
Sara: Hey, how are you?
 

Jim: I’m great. So, I saw that you wrote and directed the movie, how did you come up with the idea for this film?

 
Sara: I had made a short film of the same title, it was at Sundance in 2010. It was set in a completely different world, it was set in my…

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Batman V Superman Official Teaser

I’m torn about this teaser. On one hand, I know this is just a teaser and the movie is a year away. They can only reveal, but so much, at this point and time. However, the fan boy inside of me hates this teaser WITH a passion. I wasn’t excited at all. To be completely truthful, I was mostly bored. What I despise most is the tone of the teaser. It’s…

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A Buddy Comedy that's Relevant and Fun

 

 
Synopsis: Four longtime friends set out on a journey throughout New York City attempting to regain control of their lives. 
 

Darren Grodsky and Danny Jacobs know what being friends is all about. Not only did they write and direct Growing Up and Other Lies together, but the latter stars in the film. Joining Jacobs…

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Star War: Force Awakens Official Teaser #2

What do you want me to say? This teaser is critic proof from beginning to end. But, to avoid being biased, I’ll say something unfavorable. John Boyega has to keep his mouth closed. Every scene he’s is in, it’s open. That’s the best I have. Anything else would be an absolute lie. Luke Skywalker’s monologue throughout the teaser is perfect . The cras…

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Which Films Will Dominate The Box Office in 2015?

With superhero films dominating the industry at the moment, many can speculate as to which films will be successful in this arena. In 2014, studios saw that the superhero genre was lucrative but still had their doubts. Captain America: The Winter Soldier was an expected victory given The Avengers’ success and X-Men: Days of Future Past was inte…

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Kingsman: The Secret Service Movie Review


Director: Matthew Vaughn
Writers: Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Starring: Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Strong, Taron Egerton, and Michael Caine

Matthew Vaughn has crossed the threshold and gained the prestigious title as one of my top 10 directors out right now. I’m a big fan of his style. It can o…

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DVD Review of Wild: A Wild Journey that Doesn't Excite

 

Synopsis: A woman takes a 1,100 mile hike down the PCT in order to deal with a personal issue. 

 

 

Wild isn’t as wild as the title suggests. It’s rather more mundane. Based on a memoir by Cheryl Strayed, who experienced the events depicted in the movie. I could see how this was worth being made into a book, tho…

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While We're Young Exposes Generational Divide for Laughs, Drama

 

 
Noah Boaumbach’s comedy While We’re Young stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as Josh and Cornelia, a childless New York married couple in their mid-forties. As their other friends all start having children, the couple gravitates toward a young hipster couple named Jamie (Adam Driver) and Darby (Amanda Seyfried). He’s an asp…

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January 9, 2005
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Dark Phoenix Looking More Certain For X-Men 3

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As mentioned in a previous post, it appears any X-Men 3 film will involve (as most people suspected all along) a Dark Phoenix story line. In a recent interview with…

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January 9, 2005
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Deuce Bigalow 2 – My God Why?!?

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I know there are many film savvy people out there… who for some reasons thought Deuce Bigalow was a funny movie. I wanted to like it, but the bottom line…

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January 9, 2005
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Marvel tells of Hulk 2 changes

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I wonder sometimes where the ideas are in Hollywood and just how they come about. Have you seen those Orange Mobile cinema adverts in the UK, where a panel of…

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January 9, 2005
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Bill Murray has his say on his awkwardness

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There have been a lot of reports of Bill Murray being difficult to work with, and indeed we reported one of those very stories not that long ago. Just recently…

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January 8, 2005
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UK Box Office figures for 2004 highest ever

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Bad news for the fight against high ticket prices at cinemas, it appears that the UK has had one of its strongest years ever with the Guardian reporting: Market data…

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January 8, 2005
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Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt Split up

— Posted by John Campea

Honestly, I didn’t see this one coming. Despite all the tabloid rumblings, I thought this couple looked pretty tight (not to mention the best looking couple on the planet… any…

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January 8, 2005
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Samuel Jackson Nails It Right On The Head

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At the risk of repeating myself (but when has that ever stopped me?) I hate it when singers get lead acting roles. I won’t go too much into that because…

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January 8, 2005
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Sundance presents: Jenny McCarthy’s Dirty Love?!

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I was shocked enough to find out that Dirty Love was even being made considering it came from the pen of Jenny McCarthy. However, it was, it is and it…

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January 8, 2005
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Sundance presents: Australian horror Wolf Creek

— Posted by Rodney

Australian horror is not something I could claim to have seen much of, I like Hollywood have been fixated on the Asian market, although a lot longer before they picked…

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January 8, 2005
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Sundance reveals big movies

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More from the Sundance Film Festival write previews over at Rope of Silicon with some movies boasting big name status. Pierce Brosnan and Greg Kinnear star in The Matador with…

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January 7, 2005
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Pictures released from A Scanner Darkly

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Excellent quality pictures just released from A Scanner Darkly prove that there’s a whole heap of style and talent poured into them. Just look at the face of Keanu in…

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January 7, 2005
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Clip From Elektra Released Where Jennifer Garner Totally Kisses Another Girl!

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Miles is quite suprised that Rich did not include this in his prior post about Elektra, and I decided it was just to good to let slide. But first, I…

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January 7, 2005
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First five minutes of Elektra released

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I’ve just watched the opening five minutes to Elektra, wanna? Yahoo are hosting it, thanks to Coming Soon for the heads up. It’s a really nice introduction to the movie,…

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January 7, 2005
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Entertainment execs vote surveyed on British Film Industry

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…and that’s how you have the British Film Industry Mr Brown, by the…Who would you think to be the most influential people in the UK film industry? Well according to…

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January 7, 2005
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Jennifer Garner misses promotions due to injury from Alias

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Poor Jennifer Garner has been hurt during a stunt in an episode of her TV show Alias, she’s suffered nerve damage. This is apparently the actual explanation for her recent…

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January 7, 2005
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Kevin Spacey IS Lex Luthor – It’s Official

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We’ve been following this on The Movie Blog for quite some time, and we’ve said it was a done deal for over a month, but this morning I read in…

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January 7, 2005
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All good…well all movies come in multiples

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It’s all about the trilogy nowadays. Coming Soon carry a story from Variety – oh let me break off a moment there and complain about the most annoying thing ever…

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January 7, 2005
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Alan Rickman and Bill Bailey cast for Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy

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Excellent news for fans of The HitchHikers Guide to the Galaxy as Coming Soon point me the way of Planet Magrathea for some casting information on the movie. Marvin the…

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