Tomorrowland's journey to inspiration is mostly stagnant

 

Synopsis: Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.

 

 

Tomorrowland was a bit of a mystery up until the final weeks before opening….

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"Human Centipede 3" Makes Me Happy to Announce How Terrible It Is

The tremendously disgusting things gushing like from a volcano out of Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence) are not what ruin the movie. The fun of gross-out cinema is to be grossed out. And having our boundaries pushed is important if for no other reason than to check ourselves. Human Centipede 3 (which I will refer to as HC: 3 going forward) tri…

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Two Short Films by Fabian Martorell: "The Coin" and "Unbelief"

 

French filmmaker Fabian Martorell turned in two short films to The Movie Blog to be reviewed. The Coin and Unbelief are two conceptual shorts blowing as much hot air as possible in their fleeting timespans. These two share a theme (faith) and play off of each other nicely. Both tackle the idea of faith in different ways—one looking to the…

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Mad Max: Fury Road Review

In a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, two rebels just might be able to restore order: Max, a man of action and of few words, and Furiosa, a woman of action who is looking to make it back to her childhood homeland.

 

 

For me, Mad Max: Fury Road unofficially kicks off summer blockbuster season. The Avenger…

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Pitch Perfect 2 excelled in music but slightly lacked in plot

 

Synopsis: After a humiliating command performance at Lincoln Center, the Barden Bellas enter an international competition that no American group has ever won in order to regain their status and right to perform.
 

 

When I saw that a Pitch Perfect sequel was being made, I got excited. The first film was enjoyable …

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Director Amy Berg Talks About Making Every Secret Thing

 

With her upcoming movie Every Secret Thing releasing on May 15th in theaters, VOD, and iTunes, I got a chance to speak with Director Amy Berg about the film.

 

Jim: Hey Amy, how’s it going?

 
Amy: I’m doing very well Jim.
 

Jim: Obviously you have a documentary background, but how did you come up with this…

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Short Film "The Cobblestone Corridor" Exercising its Right to Drool

 

 

            The Cobblestone Corridor, a short film written, directed and starred in by Erik C. Bloomquist, is a neo-noir about a newspaperman doubling as detective to uncover the truth behind the ousting of a popular teacher at his preparatory school. Bloomquist plays Allen Archer, the editor-in-chief and lead journalist for…

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Danish Short "The Harvest" Not to be Confused with Anything Else

The Harvest, a short, Danish production by directing duo Kim Sønderholm and Martin Sonntag, is not to be confused with the recently released Jon McNaughton film of the same name (reviewed by The Movie Blog’s Jim Alexander here). This is a special effects nightmare—I mean this in a good and bad way. The twenty nasty little minutes that comprise …

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"Woodfalls" Falls Flat and Hard

 

Woodfalls has one thing going for it—Michelle Crane. Crane plays Rebecca, who, along with her brother, Billy (Matthew Ferdenzi), and their helpless mother, moves into a trailer sitting lonely in a field in the town of Woodfalls. Crane, as the bible clinging, inexperienced, softhearted Rebecca is natural and competent in a way no other…

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The Marine 4 Adds A Different Feel To The Franchise

 
Synopsis: Jake Carter is assigned to protect a “high-value package,” a beautiful whistleblower trying to expose a corrupt army defense contractor. (c)IMDB
 

One of the original WWE Studios productions turned franchise is back for the 4th installment. The Marine 4 Moving Target has established their star of the franchise in Mike…

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January 10, 2005
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Rick Berman tells of Star Trek Prequel

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Star Trek producer Rick Berman has let slip some interesting news for fans eagerly awaiting the next development. In TrekWeb through Coming Soon, they have some interesting news from the…

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January 10, 2005
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James Cameron to take Battle Angel to 3-D Digital Cinema

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James Cameron has a love for big screens and big events, like creating the Terminator experience that mixes video, 3-D and live action, and it looks to be no different…

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January 10, 2005
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More comics: John Singleton directing Luke Cage

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See, I knew there was some hope for the Superhero genre, and with John Singleton helming the latest attempt this one could prove to be quite good. Mind you, a…

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January 10, 2005
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Hugh Jackman signs deal with Disney to produce musicals

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Hugh Jackman is returning to his musical roots and is looking to bring some musicals to the big screen. In a deal with Disney he is signed up to star…

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January 10, 2005
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Fahrenheit 9/11 Wins People’s Choice Award

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In the season of never ending award shows, the People’s Choice Awards were given out on Sunday night with a couple of surprise winners. First of all, the top award…

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

— Posted by John Campea

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?!?

— Posted by John Campea

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

— Posted by John Campea

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?!

— Posted by Rodney

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

— Posted by Rodney

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

— Posted by Rodney

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!

— Posted by Rodney

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

— Posted by Rodney

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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