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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Dual 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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October 27, 2004
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Picture of Batman Outfit

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Everyone around the web seems to have this picture now. Christian Bale as Batman. I’ve already read a few people who really dislike the outfit… but personally I think it’s…

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October 27, 2004
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Cruise – No Top Gun 2

— Posted by John Campea

I really am liking Tom Cruise again. There was a time when his fame and press persona was starting to really irk me, but suddenly he started being nice, following…

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October 27, 2004
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Madonna joins Ritchie on Revolver

— Posted by John Campea

If I could ask everyone to bow there heads and have a moments silence for Revolver. Thank you. What was set to be a return to form for Guy Ritchie…

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October 27, 2004
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Great pitch for Snakes

— Posted by John Campea

I laughed out loud at work (yes don’t tell anyone I write some of these at work) when I read this story from ComingSoon. The plot outline is fantastic, and…

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October 27, 2004
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Ving Rhames is the new Kojak

— Posted by John Campea

Who loves you baby? Well I do. I love Ving Rhames, I think he’s an actor with more presence than Darth Vader dressed up as Santa, and Kojak just seems…

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October 27, 2004
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Rush pulls out of Eucalyptus & another Grudge?

— Posted by John Campea

Geoffrey Rush has pulled out of the romantic comedy Eucalyptus, also starring Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe. No surprise really as the BBC are reporting, the filming schedule was clashing…

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October 26, 2004
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Sean Bean – Will Someone PLEASE Give This Man A Leading Role!

— Posted by Rodney

I’ve been a big fan of Sean Bean ever since I saw him as Trevelyan in the James Bond flick GoldenEye. The guy carries a real power and rugged strength…

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October 26, 2004
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Elektra’s Typhoid Mary

— Posted by Rodney

Ummm… is that Jennifer Garner about to kiss another woman? I need to go spend some time by myself. In the meantime, the USA Today is giving us all this…

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October 26, 2004
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Pee-Wee Herman Returns?

— Posted by Rodney

I still remember how much of a kick I got out of Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure. Man that guy is nutty. Not to mention that besides Batman it’s the only Tim…

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October 26, 2004
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More Rambo 4 Talk

— Posted by Rodney

Oh goodness, someone seems to have puked on the floor… oh wait… that’s just the idea for a fourth Rambo movie. Ugg. The happy family over at Chud give us…

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October 26, 2004
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The Phantom of the Opera

— Posted by Rodney

I always get excited when I hear a really solid story is getting made into a film. Hence my giddiness over The Phantom of the Opera! With all the garbage…

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October 26, 2004
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Joss Whedon NOT Directing X-Men 3

— Posted by Rodney

Well, I guess this isn’t the first time (or the last time) the internet rumour mill has been wrong. As it turns out Buffy and Angel director Joss Whedon is…

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October 26, 2004
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The Bad News Bears Land Greg Kinnear

— Posted by Rodney

Ok, I know the man has made some real stinkers along the way, but I just love Greg Kinnear as an actor. I have always thought he deserved an Oscar…

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October 26, 2004
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National Treasure preview falls short?

— Posted by John Campea

I found a link (somewhere, so apologies to whoever drew my attention to it for the no mention) pointing to the National Treasure 10 minute snippet of the film. I…

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October 26, 2004
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Remake of Last Holiday – Another Guinness film

— Posted by John Campea

I can’t believe it. Call me Rich the Remake Writer, ’cause here comes another one. Oh, and it’s gonna be bad. Sites are reporting a remake of another Alec Guinness…

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October 26, 2004
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Hollywood to tarnish the story of Anneliese Michel?

— Posted by John Campea

Just about every website that has anything to do with film news is covering the story of the new cast members for the movie The Exorcism of Anneliese Michel. However…

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October 25, 2004
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Ben Affleck Gets Guts Kicked In

— Posted by Rodney

Not literally… but man the box office was cruel to the man. In it’s opening weekend (you know, the weekend when a movie makes more money than on any other),…

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October 25, 2004
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Iron Man Movie is a go

— Posted by Rodney

The Superhero genre keeps marching on. It appears that the newest hero that will be making the jump to the big screen is Iron Man. The Big Wigs over at…

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