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 10, 2004
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Rumours of Peter Jackson to make The Hobbit

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Is this story from Ananova too much to hope for? The stars of Lord Of The Rings have given director Peter Jackson a promise they’ll return for The Hobbit if…

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December 10, 2004
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International poster for Batman Begins

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Thanks to Hector we have just looked at the very cool International poster for Batman Begins. Looks very dark and moody, and makes you think of the bat cave of…

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December 10, 2004
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War of the Worlds trailer is upon us

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Another big surprise today, well not really I knew it was coming, but the surprise was really in the lack of content and the shattering of an illusion. The Spielberg…

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December 10, 2004
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Man from U.N.C.L.E. coming to the big screen

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Great news! Remember that fantastic TV show The man from U.N.C.L.E. and the related shows? Well I was leaving the house yesterday for the first work Xmas party, and I…

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December 10, 2004
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Snoop Dogg and Alec Baldwin play coach

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As studio’s do, there will be two sport coaching movies in development at the same time. One is starring the great Alec Baldwin by… …playing the coach of a basketball…

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December 10, 2004
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Nicole Kidman leaves The Producers

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Nicole Kidman has turned away from the remake of The Producers citing the time that would be required to learn all the song and dance routines in her hectic schedule….

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December 9, 2004
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Mark Wahlberg planning documentary

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Mark Whalberg is branching into the realms of Michael Moore with his next venture. According to the Guardian, he will be venturing into the land of documentary making, touching on…

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December 9, 2004
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Disney decides on Sonys Blu-ray DVD

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The new format DVD battle continues with news that Disney have just aligned themselves with Sony’s Blu-Ray format. The Guardian states that Disney have claimed the following reasons: …because Blu-ray…

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December 9, 2004
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Name these Movies

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Hey folks, John here. I love getting these kinds of emails. Darko from Belgium wrote me with a bit of a quiz. He needs to know what 3 movies these…

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December 9, 2004
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Shrek 3 set for May 2007

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Up until this point, Shrek 3 was set for a November 2006 release date, however, the big decision makers over at Dreamworks have just concluded that a May 2007 date…

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December 8, 2004
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The Movie Blog: Audio Edition Vol. 5

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December 8, 2004
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Hideo Nakata to direct The Entity and more remake news

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Hideo Nakata has a fantastic resume, with the original Ringu and Dark Water alongside their US remakes, as well as Chaos and the US rewrite and remake Ring Two. So…

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December 8, 2004
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Trailer for Dark Water online

— Posted by John Campea

Being a huge Far Eastern cinema fan, especially when it comes to horror, I’ve seen the original Dark Water a number of times and quite sincerely rate it over Ringu,…

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December 8, 2004
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Pink to write her own movie!

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Yeah. you might as well look up in disgust Ms Pink! IMDB have a great sense of humour, and they show it in this post about Pink and her efforts…

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December 8, 2004
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Talk begins of an Alien 5

— Posted by John Campea

Everyone sing hallelujah and praise a belly full of Alien eggs. There is good news to all fans of Aliens (and Predators) everywhere. Dark Horizons captured my eye with the…

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December 8, 2004
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The Annies – Shrek 2 or The Incredibles

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The awards for animation (known as The Annies) have just announced their list of nominees. As expected it’s turning out to be a 2 horse race between Shrek 2 and…

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December 8, 2004
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Colin Farrell’s Public Service Announcement

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I like it when a celebrity kind of pokes fun at themselves or their image. It kinda shows me they’re at least a little bit still based in reality. William…

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December 7, 2004
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Star Wars: Clone Wars DVD

— Posted by Rodney

Well, according to the good folks over at Twitch, it looks like the DVD for Star Wars: Clones Wars is coming to a store near you on March 22nd, just…

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