Black Sea: An Entertaining, Gripping, and Preposterous Thriller

 

A suspenseful adventure thriller directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald, centering on a rogue submarine captain (two-time Academy Award nominee Jude Law) who pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control onboard their clau…

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A Most Violent Year: Jessica Chastain Highlights An Aimless Movie

 

Set during the winter of 1981 — statistically one of the most crime-ridden of New York City’s history — A MOST VIOLENT YEAR is a drama following the lives of an immigrant and his family as they attempt to capitalize on the American Dream, while the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy al…

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Match: Patrick Stewart's Incredible Acting Departs From Sci-Fi Persona

Patrick Stewart gives a captivating performance in this witty, emotionally gripping adaptation of director Stephen Belber’s own Tony Award-nominated play. Stewart stars as Tobi, an eccentric, pot-smoking Manhattan ballet instructor whose quiet life is interrupted by the arrival of a young couple (Carla Gugino & Matthew Lillard) from Seattle…

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DVD Review: Gone Girl

 
Synopsis: With his wife’s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not be innocent. (c) Imdb
 

 

There might not have been a more controversial and talked about movie in 2014 than Gone Girl. The film is now available on D…

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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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The Correct Opinion Ep. 10 talks Selma and Idris Elba as James Bond

 
The Movie Blog presents their official podcast, The Correct Opinion!
 
On this episode of The Correct Opinion:
 
Anthony, Ryan, Jim, and Kenny discuss Oscar worthy films, Selma, and Idris Elba as a possible James Bond.
 

 
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Review: Cake

 
Synopsis: Claire becomes fascinated by the suicide of a woman in her chronic pain support group while grappling with her own, very raw personal tragedy. (c) Imdb

 

 

When the 2015 Oscar nominations were made, Jennifer Aniston’s name has been floated as a major snub. Cake, opening nationwide on January 23rd, will giv…

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Mike Leigh's Mr. Turner A Magnificent, Yet Boring Art Film

 

This film explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in …

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Review: Little Accidents

 

 

 
 

Synopsis: In a small American town still living in the shadow of a terrible coal mine accident, the disappearance of a teenage boy draws together a surviving miner, the lonely wife of a mine executive, and a local boy in a web of secrets. (Imdb)
 

 

First time director Sara Colangelo mi…

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American Sniper is an Exceptional War Epic

 

Synopsis: Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle’s pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can’t leave behind.

 

 

We’ve all seen many war films as they seem to be a staple for …

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December 15, 2004
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No More Late Fees At Blockbuster?

— Posted by John Campea

Late fees are the bane of my existence. Not only do I have to spend over $5 to rent a fricken movie… but they know full well that the pace…

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December 15, 2004
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Dave Callaham defends Doom screenplay…badly

— Posted by Rodney

I have to come clean. According to the open letter from Dave Callaham regarding the screenplay of Doom, I am: nothing less than shoddy and irresponsible I don’t think he…

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December 15, 2004
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Batman Begins Trailer online and is Batman British?

— Posted by Rodney

Okay, I think I just wet myself. I saw the latest Batman trailer through Empire and my appetite is well and truly wetted. It really does look good, dark, moody…

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December 15, 2004
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Chris Weitz leaves Directors role in His Dark Materials

— Posted by Rodney

With the big discussion around His Dark Materials and the massive alterations of the huge plot changes, the news comes in that Chris Weitz has left the Directors duties but…

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December 14, 2004
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Why Films Not Yet Released Get Nominated

— Posted by John Campea

A couple of people have been leaving comments in various “award” posts asking why a movie that isn’t even released in theaters can get award nominations. Good question… the answer…

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December 14, 2004
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Keira Knightley Gets Boo-Boo. John Offers To Kiss It Better

— Posted by John Campea

It seems universal hottie, and generally solid actress (ok, lets just forget about King Arthur shall we) Keira Knightley sustained an injury while filming her upcoming film Domino, a true…

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December 14, 2004
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Thor Movie In Development

— Posted by John Campea

And the Superhero machine just keeps churning them out. The Mighty Thor seems to be the next up to bat. I’ve always thought Thor was an interesting character (and I…

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December 14, 2004
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Transformers The Movie – Interview With Producer Don Murphy

— Posted by John Campea

There an interesting (although short) little interview with Transformers producer Don Murphy over at TFormers.Com. Here’s a little excerpt: TFormers: Will there be any elements that appeal specifically to young…

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December 13, 2004
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Golden Globe Nominations

— Posted by John Campea

The nominees for the upcoming Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning. Here’s the movie category list: BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA THE AVIATOR CLOSER FINDING NEVERLAND HOTEL RWANDA KINSEY…

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December 13, 2004
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News from producers of Saw 2 script

— Posted by Rodney

Greg Hoffman, the Producer at Lions Gate, has talked on Coming Soon about the script for Saw 2, and it’s certainly interesting and could go either way. Hoffman said it…

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December 13, 2004
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Left Hand of Darkness novel to be developed by Phobos

— Posted by Rodney

Now I admit straight away with knowing nothing more about the original novel in this story from Coming Soon, but what hit me was the wonderfully interesting blurb and the…

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December 13, 2004
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Fox to create Magneto, the next X-Men spin off

— Posted by Rodney

In the sterling effort to beat a franchise to death for all the money they can make, Coming Soon are reporting that 20th Century Fox have acquired Sheldon Turner to…

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December 13, 2004
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Brian Cox Is The Voice Of Aslan

— Posted by John Campea

One film in production that I’m am very curious to see how will turn out is the upcoming adaptation of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the…

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December 13, 2004
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Triple H to be the next Conan?

— Posted by John Campea

This is one of those pieces of news that one half of my brain is thrilled to hear… and the other half is numb with terror. Word is that the…

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December 13, 2004
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Wiseman To Direct Wolverine?

— Posted by John Campea

Wow, Len Wiseman may be a pretty busy guy. The director for Underworld and the upcoming Underworld 2 has apparently been approached to direct the X-Men spin-off Wolverine. I swear…

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December 12, 2004
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New Fantastic Four Picture

— Posted by John Campea

There’s a lot of ill feelings floating around the net these days about the upcoming Fantastic Four flick. Many people are worried this whole project is going to turn out…

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December 11, 2004
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Censorship and rewriting affect both His Dark Materials and Exorcist: The Beginning

— Posted by Rodney

I’ve talked about censorship before and it’s managed to take me off on a rant or two, especially when it’s where a third party censors someone else’s creativity believing that…

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December 11, 2004
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Blade Trinity: AKA “Suck Fest 2004″

— Posted by Rodney

I’ve enjoyed the first 2 Blade films. Each one had it’s glaring weaknesses, but overall each delivered a decently entertaining film. My expectations for Blade Trinity where no more and…

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