A Buddy Comedy that's Relevant and Fun

 

 
Synopsis: Four longtime friends set out on a journey throughout New York City attempting to regain control of their lives. 
 

Darren Grodsky and Danny Jacobs know what being friends is all about. Not only did they write and direct Growing Up and Other Lies together, but the latter stars in the film. Joining Jacobs…

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Star War: Force Awakens Official Teaser #2

What do you want me to say? This teaser is critic proof from beginning to end. But, to avoid being biased, I’ll say something unfavorable. John Boyega has to keep his mouth closed. Every scene he’s is in, it’s open. That’s the best I have. Anything else would be an absolute lie. Luke Skywalker’s monologue throughout the teaser is perfect . The cras…

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Which Films Will Dominate The Box Office in 2015?

With superhero films dominating the industry at the moment, many can speculate as to which films will be successful in this arena. In 2014, studios saw that the superhero genre was lucrative but still had their doubts. Captain America: The Winter Soldier was an expected victory given The Avengers’ success and X-Men: Days of Future Past was inte…

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Kingsman: The Secret Service Movie Review


Director: Matthew Vaughn
Writers: Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Starring: Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Strong, Taron Egerton, and Michael Caine

Matthew Vaughn has crossed the threshold and gained the prestigious title as one of my top 10 directors out right now. I’m a big fan of his style. It can o…

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DVD Review of Wild: A Wild Journey that Doesn't Excite

 

Synopsis: A woman takes a 1,100 mile hike down the PCT in order to deal with a personal issue. 

 

 

Wild isn’t as wild as the title suggests. It’s rather more mundane. Based on a memoir by Cheryl Strayed, who experienced the events depicted in the movie. I could see how this was worth being made into a book, tho…

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While We're Young Exposes Generational Divide for Laughs, Drama

 

 
Noah Boaumbach’s comedy While We’re Young stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as Josh and Cornelia, a childless New York married couple in their mid-forties. As their other friends all start having children, the couple gravitates toward a young hipster couple named Jamie (Adam Driver) and Darby (Amanda Seyfried). He’s an asp…

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The Compelling Italian Movie Black Souls is a Must See

BLACK SOULS (“Anime Nere”) is a gripping morality tale of violence begetting violence in rural Calabria, that takes us on a journey into the dark and sinister world of the real-life mafia (‘Ndrangheta) in Southern Italy. Based upon the actual events described in Gioacchino Criaco’s novel of the same name, Black Souls vividly brings to life the …

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7 SXSW 2015 Movies That Need Distribution NOW!

I watched quite a few movies during the SXSW Film Festival. One of the most rewarding and challenging experiences is falling in love with a movie that doesn’t have a distribution deal. It is rewarding because you were able to see it. However, the challenging aspect is not knowing when it will be released. A good movie you have to wait to see again …

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Broken Horses Is All About Brotherly Love

 
Synopsis: The bonds of brotherhood, the laws of loyalty, and the futility of violence in the shadows of the US Mexico border gang wars. (c)Imb
 

 

Broken Horses is the first American film by famed Indian director Vidhu Chopra. He does a respectable job in his first attempt at American cinema.

 

The theme …

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Musical Chairs of Hope

 

Synopsis: When, Mia, a dance teacher, lands in the hospital after an accident, Armando, a would-be dancer who admires her from afar, persuades her to train for an upcoming wheelchair ballroom dancing contest. (c)IMDB

 

 

For whatever reason I had this movie pegged wrong. It’s evident from the title that Musical …

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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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November 15, 2004
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Craig Kilborn lands a sopt in The Shaggy Dog

— Posted by Rodney

Craig Kilborn is one of those odd little people the public doesn’t really know what to do with. Some people love him… but the majority (like me) always found him…

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November 15, 2004
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Miss Congeniality 2 Poster

— Posted by Rodney

Alright, I know I’ll take some heat for this, but I actually liked the first Miss Congeniality… a lot. I thought it was funny and kinda charming all at the…

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November 15, 2004
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A Look at the new Dukes of Hazzard

— Posted by Rodney

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November 15, 2004
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First Seven Minutes of Revenge Of the Sith

— Posted by Rodney

I’ve already said about a dozen times that the teaser trailer for Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith has me just plain giddy. Say what you want about…

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November 14, 2004
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Tom Hanks to lead Da Vinci Code

— Posted by John Campea

TextAd=Rotten Tomatoes Da Vinci Code Movie, FilmForce Da Vinci Code Movie, AskMen.com Da Vinci Code Movie

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