Neil Blomkamp's Chappie is Barely Better than Crappy

 
Synopsis: In the near future, crime is patrolled by an oppressive mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.
 

 
District 9 and Elysium Director Neil Blomkamp presents his next sci-fi film Chappie w…

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Red Army Flawlessly Blends Hockey and History

From Oscar (R) nominated and Emmy award-winning filmmakers, RED ARMY is a feature documentary about the Soviet Union and the most successful dynasty in sports history: the Red Army hockey team. Told from the perspective of its captain Slava Fetisov, the story portrays his transformation from national hero to political enemy. From the USSR to Ru…

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The 2015 Boulder Film Festival Offers A Diverse Film (and Food) Lineup

 

The Boulder Film Festival, which runs from March 5th to the 8th, is a unique film festival for the Rocky Mountain region. March is a good time to catch up on movies playing the festival circuit because of the lack of quality programming especially after the Academy Awards.

 

Speaking of awards season, last year Oscar nomina…

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The Small and Intimate Madison Wizard World Comic Con

The Wizard World Comic Con is a year round comic convention that makes stops all around-the country. Last month it made a stop in Madison Wisconsin. I was on hand to cover the event and the following are some of what I experienced…

 

 

After previously attending the popular Wizard World Chicago Comic Con that falls in Aug…

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DVD Review: Birdman

 

 
Synopsis: A washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to the opening of his Broadway play. (c)Imdb
 

 

The movie of the year is finally out for everyone to see on DVD and Blu-ray. After sweeping th…

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What We Do In The Shadows is One of 2015's Funniest Movies

 

WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS chronicles the adventures of four vampire roommates trying to get by in a modern world that’s not always hospitable to the undead. Clement and Waititi, creators of the HBO hit series “Flight of the Conchords,” co-wrote, co-directed, and co-star in this hilarious send-up in which an endearingly unhip quartet of …

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The Correct Opinion Ep. 11 talks Oscars and Spider-Man

 
The Movie Blog presents their official podcast, The Correct Opinion!
 
On this episode of The Correct Opinion:
 
Anthony, Ryan, Jim, and Kenny discuss Oscar nominations, Spider-Man going to the Avengers, and…Gotham.
 

 
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McFarland, USA: An All-American Disney Tale Filled With Triumph

 

Synopsis: A former football coach transforms a small-town high school cross-country team into the best team in the state. 

 

 

Disney does it again. McFarland, USA is a triumphant real-life story brought to the big screen by Disney. It’s a story based around a down on his luck coach, that finds a coaching/teachi…

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Song of the Sea: Enchanting Oscar Nominated Film Won Me Over

From the creators of the Academy Award®-nominated “The Secret of Kells” comes a breathtakingly gorgeous, hand-drawn masterpiece. Based on the Irish legend of the Selkies, “Song of the Sea” tells the story of the last seal-child, Saoirse, and her brother Ben, who go on an epic journey to save the world of magic and discover the secrets of their …

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Review: Fists 2 Fists 2: Weapon of Choice

 

 

Fist 2 Fist 2 is an ambitious all-around attempt for Jino Kang. The movie is not to be confused with a previous Jino Kang film named Fist 2 Fist. Fist 2 Fist 2, is a different movie from the previously mentioned one, it’s NOT a sequel.

 

Jack “The Ghost” Lee has a special set of skills. No, not quite Liam Nees…

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December 3, 2004
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Another actor for Bond and a rumour why Brosnan went

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Oh we’re all going Bond mad, rumours are circulating faster than you can say “Richard’s Birthday today” and this has to be the silliest of silly rumours, so rather than…

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December 3, 2004
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Oliver Stone to bring Margaret Thatcher to big screen

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So now the dust is settling through the epic battles of Alexander and his band of 25 Greek merry men, what is next for Oliver Stone? Apart from Alexander on…

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December 3, 2004
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Rich rants: Greek Lawyers end battle over Alexanders sexuality

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This, I think we all hope, is the last word on the insanity that has plagued a scene from Alexander. Here’s a quick summary of events to today: Alexander is…

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December 3, 2004
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Chris Columbus takes on Sub-Mariner

— Posted by John Campea

Now my first thought that struck me was Patrick Duffy and The Man from Atlantis! Hopefully that won’t be how it turns out. News through Coming Soon from Variety is…

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December 3, 2004
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Twitch Gets A Slight Change of Address

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One the sites I visit daily is Twitch, and not just because the head honcho (Todd) is a Movie Blog alumnist, but because it’s a fun site and a totally…

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December 3, 2004
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Jerry Bruckheimer producing the Battle of the Planets

— Posted by John Campea

You know how John is excited about >Transformers, as can be seen by previous posts, well this is my growing up with TV programme that makes me just as excited,…

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December 2, 2004
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Finding Neverland – Best Film Of The Year

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Well, it has begun. The awards are being handed out, and first up to bat is The National Board of Review which handed out it’s “Best of” list yesterday. Here’s…

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December 2, 2004
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Usher Gets Another Movie

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And the banging of my head against hard objects continues. Stupidity abounds my friends. Usher (yeah, the MUSIC star) is getting a big leading role in a film. Once again…

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December 2, 2004
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Give a Little Credit to a Lady Killer

— Posted by Rodney

My main motto about movies is “The most beautiful thing about film is the pure subjectivity of it”. I hold to that. But even I get a little amazed at…

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December 2, 2004
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The Fog remake finds a Director

— Posted by John Campea

Looks like it’s getting foggy out folks. Rupert Wainwright has been announced through Yahoo news to be the Director for the Fog remake. In the article, Debra Hill says: “John…

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December 2, 2004
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Now Oliver Stone blasts DVD

— Posted by John Campea

I’m coming right out and saying it at the very start of this story. I’m going to stand up and hold my hand up high and say that… I love…

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December 1, 2004
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Wonderful publicity shots from Walk the Line

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This came out of nowhere for me as I totally missed any news that the fabulous Joaquin Phoenix is playing Johnny Cash in this biopic of his life. Vanity Fair…

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December 1, 2004
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Greek lawyers halt action against Alexander to go watch the movie!

— Posted by John Campea

The now infamous Greek lawyers who we reported were about to sue everyone who ever had anything to do with the movie production have just paused in their efforts to…

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December 1, 2004
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Madonna and Guy Ritchie working together again?!

— Posted by John Campea

What’s going on, don’t these two realise that history usually is there to tell you something, like how badly you suck when you work together on a movie? Apparently the…

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December 1, 2004
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Tom Hanks finally confirmed for Da Vinci Code

— Posted by John Campea

How cool are we? Not only can we fix any website anywhere ever, but we also just happen to get the best movie insider news before anyone else…albeit the other…

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December 1, 2004
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7th Annual BIFA Awards

— Posted by John Campea

The 7th British Independent Film Awards were held last night and a big winner was Mike Leigh and cast for his film Vera Drake, raking in a mammoth six awards….

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December 1, 2004
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The Movie Blog: Audio Edition Vol. 4

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December 1, 2004
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Natalie Portman In the Next Indiana Jones?

— Posted by Rodney

File this one under rumour of the day. But it’s an interesting enough one to talk about here. Word is that Natalie Portman could be landing a spot in the…

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