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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November 18, 2004
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X-Men Director moves to games

— Posted by John Campea

Interesting news, and a growing trend amongst Hollywood just now, comes from the BBC daily update, talking of Bryan Singer‘s next project. A-list Hollywood director Bryan Singer made his name…

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November 18, 2004
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Constantine Poster

— Posted by Rodney

The new poster for Constantine has started floating around. Not bad… not bad at all. Are you looking forward to this one? Personally, I have begun to feel any excitment…

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November 18, 2004
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V for Vendetta moves forward

— Posted by John Campea

Until recently I hadn’t gone much further than Watchmen and Batman: Killing Joke with Alan Moore. So I looked into League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and V for Vendetta, both were…

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November 18, 2004
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Evil Dead to be remade again!

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, hold up. We’ve all been ranting about the hunger in Hollywood to remake just about everything and anything, but now they really are taking the…biscuit. Now they are remaking…

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November 17, 2004
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The Movie Blog: Audio Edition Vol. 2

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November 17, 2004
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Emin withdraws movie from UK distribution

— Posted by John Campea

Tracey Emin has withdrawn her film Top Spot from distribution in the UK because of the 18 rating. The Guardian says: Emin, 41, had already criticised the British Board of…

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November 17, 2004
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UK bookies place odds on Bond

— Posted by John Campea

After John discussed the possible new Bond on the Audio MovieBlog edition 2, I thought this was a timely story from the Guardian listing the current Bookmakers odds on who…

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November 17, 2004
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Santa’s Slay

— Posted by Rodney

Oh my goodness. Every once in a while I come across a film concept that is so ridiculous that I can’t wait to see it. Santa’s Slay, staring Bill Goldberg…

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November 17, 2004
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Ackroyd wants a Ghostbusters 3

— Posted by John Campea

Unfortunately for him he seems to be the only one who does want a third movie in the Ghostbusters series. Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Annie Potts and Ernie Hudson have…

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November 16, 2004
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The Polar Express – Someone Should Be Fired For This

— Posted by Rodney

Here’s a riddle for you. What do you get when cross Tom Hanks (one of the most celebrated actors and talents of our generation), a 3D animated film (one of…

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November 16, 2004
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David Beckham turns down movie role

— Posted by Rodney

Ahhh… now this is nice to see. A non-actor celebrity turning down a jump into a movie career… well… at least for now. Still, this is nice to see, and…

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November 16, 2004
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The Chronicles of Riddick – Director’s Cut DVD

— Posted by Rodney

It’s not a big secret that I think Vin Diesel is a terrible actor. No, seriously. He’s really bad, just watch him. Now, having said that, it doesn’t necessarily mean…

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November 16, 2004
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Disney making Toy Story 3 & 4 simultaneously?

— Posted by John Campea

Ouch. John has expressed his previous concern over the Disney creation of Toy Story 3, and I do share those concerns wholeheartedly. Disney are on a huge loosing streak, and…

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November 16, 2004
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John Landis to direct Real Men

— Posted by John Campea

It√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s been a long, long time since the excellent John Landis came to us with an equally excellent movie, and in fact it√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s a long time since he√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s come to…

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November 16, 2004
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Devils Rejects Trailer

— Posted by John Campea

Wow. (Note previous post, and see that there is no sarcasm here) This is what a trailer does well. It builds suspense and, in this case, a foreboding and unease…

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November 16, 2004
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Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy Teaser

— Posted by John Campea

Wow. (For those of you reading in plain text, or from countries that do not have this trait, that√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s sarcasm) I√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢ve never seen a trailer that gives you less. It…

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November 15, 2004
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Denzel Washington takes a wage cut

— Posted by John Campea

…and a huge one at that. It’s always a heartbreaking moment when a world famous movie star loses money, and I think it’s terrible that the media are quick to…

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November 15, 2004
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It’s About to get Harder to Bootleg a Movie

— Posted by Rodney

Found this interesting little story over at Wired News that will make getting those horrible looking and sounding bootleg copies of movies. It seems there are 2 new pieces of…

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