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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Fifty Shades had potential but gave into audiences' sexual desires

 
Synopsis: Literature student Anastasia Steele’s life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey.
 

 
Everyone has been anticipating Fifty Shades of Grey due to the popularity of the book series and their risque subject matter. The film is very much adapted from the books from the cha…

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TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT: Marion Cotillard's Outstanding Oscar Worthy Performance

Sandra (Cotillard) has just been released from the hospital to find that she no longer has a job. According to management, the only way Sandra can hope to regain her position at the factory is to convince her co-workers to sacrifice their much-needed yearly bonuses. Now, over the course of one weekend, Sandra must confront each co-worker in…

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DVD Review: Nightcrawler

 

 

Jake Gyllenhaal doesn’t take no for an answer in Nightcrawler. Currently available on Blu-ray, DVD, and VOD everywhere.

 

In one of his finest performances to date, Gyllenhaal, transforms himself into a neurotic crash chaser Lou Bloom. Lou is a modern young guy who finds himself on the unfortunate end of the j…

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November 24, 2004
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Robert Downey Jr joins A Shaggy Dog

— Posted by John Campea

I think Mr Downey is one of the foremost acting talents of our time (shall I duck and prepare to take cover?), and the events that have curtailed his career…

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November 24, 2004
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Bruce Willis sues Studio and Special Effects man

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, let’s think about this and enter the land of make believe for a few moments. Let’s pretend I am a famous movie star, let’s say in the higher ranks…

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November 23, 2004
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The Movie Blog: Audio Edition Volume 3

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November 23, 2004
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Lions Gate Studio looking for a buyer

— Posted by John Campea

So soon after Saw, and the announcement of Saw 2, it appears that Lions Gate studios are looking for a buyer. According to the Guardian, a number of other Studios…

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November 23, 2004
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US Theatres agree standard on digital cinema

— Posted by John Campea

According to various sources, I read it initially in the Guardian, the National Association of Theatre Owners in America has: …passed a resolution that would require studios to unite on…

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November 22, 2004
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Kevin Spacey is Lex Luthor

— Posted by Rodney

We’ve been talking about the rumors about Kevin Spacey perhaps accepting the role of Lex Luthor in the upcoming Superman project. Such news would make me sing and dance even…

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November 22, 2004
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Mel Gibson Not Whoring Himself For Oscar

— Posted by Rodney

One of the saddest things around Oscar time is the shameless antics studios do to market their films for Oscar time. They send out copies to the voters in the…

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November 22, 2004
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Angelina Jolie As The Next Bond Girl?

— Posted by Rodney

I’ll go on record right now and say I think it would be a fantastic idea for Angelina Jolie to play the next Bod Girl/Villain. Yeah, she’s sort of a…

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November 22, 2004
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Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix Gets A Director

— Posted by Rodney

I know a lot of people who will want to bash me over the head for this little comment, but really, none of the Harry Potter film so far have…

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November 22, 2004
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Flash Gordon Movie in Development

— Posted by Rodney

There are some movies that get made these days based on old stories, shows or movies that make me jump up and say “yeah, that’s a great idea”. And then…

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November 21, 2004
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Trailer viewing for The Woodsman

— Posted by John Campea

I regularly take a look at the trailers coming out, and tentatively watch them hoping not to spoil the film, but eagerly hoping to be excited and fired up to…

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November 21, 2004
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Possible leaks on Halo the movie

— Posted by John Campea

John picked up the rumour of a Halo movie from Ain’t it cool in this previous post, and if news from the German site SciFi News brought to my attention…

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November 21, 2004
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Saw 2 without original team? – Ermm, no.

— Posted by John Campea

Continuing, yet again, on the Hollywood trend of messing up a good potential series, here comes new from MovieHole, read through Coming Soon, that Saw 2 may not include the…

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November 21, 2004
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First picture of Dr Doom

— Posted by John Campea

The drip feed of teasers keeps coming as we catch the fist glimpse of Dr Doom from the Fantastic Four movie. (Check out here for previous posts on the movie…

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November 21, 2004
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Say Alexander Was Straight Or We’ll Sue

— Posted by Rodney

There has been a big ruckus buzzing around over the inclusion (or lack thereof) of some scenes in the upcoming film Alexander that would show (or only insinuate) Alexander as…

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November 19, 2004
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Driver videogame in development

— Posted by John Campea

Continuing on the thread of the Game and Movie industry moving closer together, I was caught by the information in IMDB today when I was researching James DeMonaco for the…

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November 19, 2004
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Robin Williams to Get Golden Globe Career Award

— Posted by Rodney

This rules: Robin Williams, a five-time Golden Globe winner, will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award for career achievement at January’s ceremony. The announcement Thursday from the Hollywood Foreign Press…

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November 19, 2004
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Mrs. Doubtfire 2

— Posted by Rodney

As previously mentioned, sequels can be tricky things. Trying to recapture the essence of the first movie while being fresh and new is not an easy thing to do. However,…

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