Review: "Dragon Blade" is an R-Rated Film for Kids

Synopsis: When corrupt Roman leader Tiberius arrives with a giant army to claim the Silk Road, Huo An teams up his army with an elite Legion of defected Roman soldiers led by General Lucius to protect his country and his new friends.
There is a lot that is charming about Dragon Blade, the epic Hong Kong action-drama from director Daniel Lee,…

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Filmmaker Mora Stephens Talks About Her Movie Zipper

 

 

I had a chance to speak to director Mora Stephens regarding her recently released film Zipper, starring Patrick Wilson. Mora talked about what prompted her to co-write and direct the film, her interest in political scandals, and addictions. She talks about working with a talented crew and actors on this film. The interview a…

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Review: Kill the Messenger

 

 
Two-time Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner (“The Bourne Legacy”) leads an all-star cast in a dramatic thriller based on the remarkable true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gary Webb. Webb stumbles onto a story which leads to the shady origins of the men who started the crack epidemic on thenation’s streets…and…

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Actor Jason Ritter Discusses His Career and The Film 7 Minutes

 

Thanks to the great people at Falco Inc. I had a chance to speak to actor Jason Ritter upon the DVD release of his latest film 7 Minutes. I’m a huge fan of Jason’s work and really enjoyed him in The Event, The East, and About Alex among others. Below is the entire audio version of the interview with Jason. At the bottom, make sure to …

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The Mend Is A Blend Of Confusion And Emptiness

 
Synopsis:A comic drama about rage, doubt, lust, madness, and other brotherly hand-me-downs.
 

 

The Mend is one of those puzzling films where you don’t know if you just dislike it, or like it for the fact it’s so weird and different. Written and directed by John Magary the movie depicts anger, rage, sadness, jealous…

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Strangerland Director Kim Farrant

 

I had an opportunity to speak to Australian film director Kim Farrant about her latest film Strangerland, starring Nicole Kidman and Joseph Fiennes. The audio portion of the interview can be found below:

 

 

I found Kim to be very open and honest in the interview. I was quite surprised hearing about the passing …

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Josh Lucas, John Magary, and Mickey Sumner Discuss Making Of 'The Mend'

I had a chance to talk to talk to actors Josh Lucas, Mickey Sumner, and director John Magary regarding the release of their film The Mend. Below is the audio of the interview of in it’s entirety.

 

 

Sometimes three person interviews are difficult to conduct, but everyone in this group was well spoken and had a good understan…

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The Dowdle Brothers Discuss The Making of 'No Escape'

 

I had the pleasure of sitting down and chatting with John Erick and Drew Dowdle, the men behind the movie No Escape. Below is the audio interview in it’s entirety. I spoke to the guys about the fear factor of the movie, the casting of Owen Wilson, and keeping up the tension in the movie, and a lot more!

 

 

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No Escape Is The Most Terrifying Movie Of The Year

 
Synopsis: In their new overseas home, an American family soon finds themselves caught in the middle of a coup, and they frantically look for a safe escape in an environment where foreigners are being immediately executed. (Imdb)
 

 

It took till the end of August for the scariest movie of the year to arrive. No Esca…

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Swanberg's Sweet and Satisfying "Digging for Fire" + a Q&A with the Director

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Tim, a high school teacher who is feeling his age, and and his wife, Lee, a yoga teacher and young mother, decide to hide away in a house in the woods and take a vacation from life. Their duplex, their lack of money, and some building resentments towards each other (like doing the taxes and choosing a pre-K for their son), weigh…

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December 4, 2004
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Want to be a cinema owner? Read this first.

— Posted by John Campea

While reading through the Guardian newspapers discussion of the new tax laws effect on the film industry, I noticed a story interviewing a Cinema owner. That, combined with the recent…

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December 4, 2004
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UK tax laws change and threaten film production

— Posted by John Campea

The UK Budget changes were announced this week and many are calling them an attempt to buy votes, all that is except for the Film Industry who have been hit…

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December 4, 2004
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Indiana Jones 4 IS Moving Ahead

— Posted by Rodney

It’s nice to read news like this. I’ve been having my doubts about weather or not Indiana Jones 4 would actually get made. But Coming Soon has put many of…

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December 4, 2004
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Batman Begins Poster

— Posted by Rodney

It’s not a really big secret that besides Revenge of the Sith (yes I’m a total Star Wars Geek), the one film that I am most looking forward to is…

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December 3, 2004
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Sequels That Are Clearly Better Than The Originals

— Posted by Rodney

Almost as certain as the summer following the spring, sequels are usually disappointing. The list of bad sequels runs as deep as the mighty river my friends. However, every once…

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

— Posted by John Campea

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

— Posted by John Campea

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

— Posted by John Campea

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

— Posted by Rodney

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

— Posted by Rodney

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

— Posted by Rodney

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

— Posted by John Campea

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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