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 7, 2005
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David Morrissey cast in Basic Instinct 2

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Dubious news for the talented British actor David Morrissey as Reuters through Yahoo give us the news that he is set to appear alongside Sharon Stone in the Basic Instinct…

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January 7, 2005
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Superman Returns casting moves closer to official confirmation

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An update from Reuters through Yahoo confirms for us the news that Kate Bosworth is indeed in negotiations for Lois Lane: The casting of Lane was a long process that…

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January 6, 2005
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Michael Biehn Should Have Been A Mega-Star

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There are some actors out there who for one reason or another just either don’t get the credit they deserve, or don’t get a chance to show off their stuff….

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January 6, 2005
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The Celestine Phrophecy the Movie

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Researching some info for the last story about the Arnie TV movie, I stumbled across the latest movie that Jürgen Prochnow is working on, as the lead in The Celestine…

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January 6, 2005
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New actor joins Arnold Schwarzenneger TV movie

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Some might scoff at the idea of an actor being required to play the great Arnold Schwarzennegar, and I smiled as I read the title of the news story from…

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January 6, 2005
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A less complex summary of The Jacket

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Confused, I certainly was when reading the blurb for The Jacket from a previous article about the movie. However, thanks to Rope of Silicons’ Sundance Preview Part 1, I understand…

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January 6, 2005
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New promotional images for Star Wars Episode III

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Dum dum dum dum de dum dum de dum…I’m kinda getting ramped up with all this Star Wars excitement too, maybe not as much as FanBoy John, but I can…

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January 6, 2005
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William Hung Has a Movie?

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You guys remember William Hung? That hilariously terrible singer from the not so hilarious, but terrible none the less exscuse for a show American Idol? Apparently he has stared in…

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January 6, 2005
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New Stills From War of the Worlds and Devil’s Rejects

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“Now, it could be argued I am crazy for putting movies by Steven Spielberg and Rob Zombie in the same post, but my counter-argument is a simple one: I am…

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January 6, 2005
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Andre 3000 cast in next John Singleton movie

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With a silly name like Andre 3000 you just have to be in showbiz, and not content with singing 3000 (could I call him 3k?) is making the transition to…

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January 6, 2005
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Emmerich dulls plans for Nightstalkers and Freddy vs Jason

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Are plans quashed for a Blade: Trinity Nightstalkers spin off or a Freddy vs Jason movie? Well Coming Soon take the quotes from Creature Corner‘s questions to Toby Emmerich over…

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January 5, 2005
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The Movie Blog: Audio Edition Vol. 8

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January 5, 2005
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V for Vendetta Teaser Poster

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The news on V for Vendetta is rolling out fast, no sooner was the news out that Natalie Portman was looking to be cast in the film, sites are now…

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January 5, 2005
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Mike Leigh speaks out against casting big name actors

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The excellent Director Mike Leigh who bases his films around altogether real and believable characters, has been openly criticising the interfering ways of Hollywood during the film making process. Allegedly…

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January 5, 2005
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Britney Spears Wants to Direct

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File this one under the “Oh good God, please make it go away” category. If you’ve read The Movie Blog at all over the last year or so, you know…

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January 5, 2005
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J.J. Abrams says very little of MI:3

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J.J. Abrams sounds like one of those amazingly talented guys. He’s running with Alias, Lost and MI:3 right now, and that doesn’t cover his upcoming projects: The Catch, a bounty-hunter…

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January 5, 2005
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The Tripods BBC TV series undergoing treatment

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Another childhood series is making its way to the big screen. The TV adaptation of The Tripods was something I watched with glee and much unease when I was a…

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January 5, 2005
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Keira Knightley starring in The Jacket

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I haven’t heard anything about this movie until now, and the write up from JoBlo sounds very intriguing: It’s something like a guy is arrested for the murder of a…

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