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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October 18, 2004
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Shrek The Musical

— Posted by Rodney

This seems to be an ever growing trend. It used to be that big hits on the stage were turned into movies… but lately it’s working the other way around….

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October 17, 2004
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Go Get Firefox

— Posted by Rodney

Hey there folks. Ok, I know this is off topic, but this is a Movie BLOG, so since this is internet related, I figure I can get away with it….

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October 17, 2004
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More On The new Superman

— Posted by John Campea

If, as rumours are beginning to abound, it’s true that Superman has been cast as Brandon Routh then it wouldn’t be too far fetched. According to this update on the…

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October 17, 2004
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Superman Has Been Cast!

— Posted by Rodney

The new Man of Steel has been chosen! Big thanks out to FilmRot.Com for notifying me of the following: Less than a week from Christopher Reeves tragic death word has…

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October 16, 2004
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More of John’s Ranting About Chris Rock Hosting the Oscars

— Posted by Rodney

If you’re tired of my moaning about this, then by all means move on to the next post. Otherwise, keep reading and we can all bitch together! I’ve been giving…

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October 16, 2004
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Richard Reviews SAW

— Posted by John Campea

Wow. I just saw Saw and it was scarey, unpredictable, disturbing, and all those other words people are saying about it, it really is a good movie and gives some…

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October 15, 2004
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Burt Reynolds joins Dukes of Hazzard

— Posted by John Campea

TextAd=Also check out Rotten Tomatoes Dukes of Hazzard or FilmForce Dukes of Hazzard

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October 15, 2004
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Colin Farrell To Join Miami Vice?

— Posted by John Campea

It is well documented on The Movie Blog that I am a Big Fan of Colin Farrell, so the newest rumours about him hooking up with Jamie Foxx for the…

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October 15, 2004
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Chris Rock to Host The Oscars

— Posted by Rodney

Well, Chris Rock is hosting the Oscars this year. It was just announced yesterday. Personally (and I know I’ll take heat for this), I think this is a HORRIBLE decision….

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October 15, 2004
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The Weinsteins On Their Way Out At Disney

— Posted by Rodney

Oh the internal mess that is Disney. Is it just me or does the chaos over at the Mouse House seem to get worse every time I look? The Legacy…

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October 14, 2004
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Dallas: The movie in production!

— Posted by John Campea

No, please God, say it ‘ain’t so. Ah, he says it is. Well he didn’t but Empire do in a story yesterday. I can’t believe anyone is seriously considering this,…

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October 14, 2004
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The A-Team gets a writer

— Posted by John Campea

Oh I’m so pleased to make this my opening post. Deep breaths, calm fingers… Details are sketchy just now, but according to Empire it does look like the premise of…

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October 14, 2004
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Movie Food: So Good, and yet so Very Bad

— Posted by Rodney

Have you ever heard the phrase “Ignorance is bliss”? Yeah, well that term really applies here. I like to consider myself a pretty healthy guy. I go to the gym…

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October 14, 2004
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New Superman Plot Slightly Revealed

— Posted by Rodney

It almost doesn’t feel right talking about the new Superman project this close to the far too early death of Christopher Reeve, but I don’t think he’d mind that we’re…

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October 14, 2004
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The Ring 2 is Coming and the trailer is here to prove it

— Posted by Rodney

There’s no denying that The Ring was a pretty scary flick, but I’m still amazed by how many people don’t realize that it’s a re-make of a much better Japanese…

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October 14, 2004
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Pierce Brosnan Still Wanted To Be Bond

— Posted by Rodney

This one caught me a little by surprise. For some reason I have always been under the impression that Pierce Brosnan walked away from the James Bond franchise. But his…

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October 14, 2004
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Mark Wahlberg Signs On For Four Brothers

— Posted by Rodney

I know a lot of people will disagree with me on this, but I’ve gotta tell ya… I don’t think Mark Wahlberg is a half bad actor at times. Recently…

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October 13, 2004
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Rambo 4 – The Hunt for Lost Fame

— Posted by Rodney

Oh sweet heavens. Please let this be a joke. Someone please tell me that Sylvester Stallone hasn’t become so desperate for 2 minutes of fame that he’d actually make Rambo…

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