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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Blackhat: Michael Mann and Chris Hemsworth's Disappointing Generic Computer Thriller

Set within the world of global cybercrime, Legendary’s Blackhat follows a furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners as they hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta.

 

Michael Mann’s generic foray into crafting a meaningful and interesting computer hacking Internation…

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Rory Kennedy Discusses Her Oscar Nominated Last Days of Vietnam

Synopsis: During the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closed in on Saigon as the panicked South Vietnamese people desperately attempted to escape. On the ground, American soldiers and diplomats confronted a moral quandary: whether to obey White House orders to evacuate only U.S. citizens or risk being charged wit…

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Interview: Inherent Vice actor Michael Cotter

 

Inherent Vice opens in theaters on January 9th. I got a chance to talk with one of the actors in the film, Michael Cotter, who plays Rhus Frothingham. We discussed the movie, as well as the cult-hit Dylan Dog.

 

 

Jim: Hey Michael, glad we get to catch up. Wanted to start out with Inherent Vice, what was the process…

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Paul Thomas Anderson's Zany Inherent Vice is a Densely Constructed Masterpiece

 

“Inherent Vice,” is the seventh feature from Paul Thomas Anderson and the first ever film adaption of a Thomas Pynchon novel. When private eye Doc Sportello’s ex-old lady suddenly out of nowhere shows up with a story about her current billionaire land developer boyfriend whom she just happens to be in love with, and a plot by his wife a…

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Ava DuVernay's Masterful Selma is the Timely Movie America Needs

SELMA is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The epic march from Selma to Montgomery culminated in President Johnson (Tom Wilkinson) signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965,…

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September 16, 2004
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Christian Bale talks a Little Batman

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I’ve been thrilled about the casting of Christian Bale for the new Batman ever since the day his selection was announced (don’t believe me? see this post from over a…

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September 16, 2004
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Official Incredibles Poster

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Here it is folks. Behold and be in wonder. Man I can’t wait for this one! (Special note to my friends: Be prepared to see it 5 times with me).

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September 15, 2004
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Eomer and The Rock are Doomed

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Alrighty, my enthusiasim for this new Doom project is building up. I know a lot of people don√جø¬Ωt like the fact that Dwayne Johnson (AKA The Rock) was cast for…

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September 15, 2004
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Revenge of the Nerds Remake – Get your glasses

— Posted by Rodney
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September 15, 2004
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Mr. 3000 Reviews

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I don‚Äôt like Bernie Mac‚Ķ not even a little bit. He was slightly tolerable in Ocean‚Äôs 11, but other than that I‚Äôve never liked him in anything. I thought for…

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September 15, 2004
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Wimbledon Reviews

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Ouch! I‚Äôve been saying for a little while now that I believed that Wimbledon was going to be a great flick. Well, the early reviews are here and they seem…

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September 15, 2004
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Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Reviews

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I‚Äôve been excited about this film for over a year and a half since a studio I worked in was sent some initial footage with the actors in front of…

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September 14, 2004
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Jessica Simpson is Daisy Duke – How Stupid

— Posted by Rodney

I’m getting sick of this. Don’t get me wrong, I have nothing against Jessica Simpson. From all accounts she’s a really nice girl. However… I’ve been ranting for a couple…

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September 14, 2004
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Trailer Park Boys The Movie!!!

— Posted by Rodney

Some people may think this a bit of an exaggeration, but this has to potential to be the best Canadian based film news of all time. It looks like Ivan…

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September 14, 2004
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Sabrina the Teenage Witch Movie Rights Bought by Paramount

— Posted by Rodney

I guess in a market that is desperate to find material to develop, the idea of a Sabrina the Teenage Witch movie had to come up sooner or later. Paramount…

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September 14, 2004
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How to Tell He’s Not the One in 10 Days

— Posted by Rodney

Romantic Comedies are funny creatures. 7 times out of 10 they can put a hyperactive child to sleep. But every once in a while one comes along that surprises you….

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September 14, 2004
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2 War Of The Worlds

— Posted by Rodney

Want a definition of “Oh Crap”? Imagine for a moment that you decide to make a movie… and you’re pretty excited about it. Let’s say you’re making… oh I don’t…

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September 13, 2004
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This is a Great Idea – Monthly Movie Theater Pass

— Posted by Rodney

Regular Movie Blog reader David Terry posted a comment in the article “The Price of Going to the Movies: An Open Letter to the Theater Chains” that rings with something…

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September 13, 2004
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Indiana Jones Spoof in Development

— Posted by Rodney

Ok I like this idea. I used to LOVE spoof movies, but lately they’ve lacked the snap that they did years ago with the exception of Shaun of the Dead…

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September 13, 2004
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Ghost Rider Set To Ride In Australia

— Posted by Rodney

I fear for the survival of Comic Book genre films my friends. Up to this point, comic movies have been good enough to survive… even survive the horrid spectacle that…

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September 12, 2004
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Dougray Scott Is The New James Bond

— Posted by Rodney

Via Dark Horizons: The Sunday Mirror reports that Dougray Scott has beaten an army of rivals including Eric Bana, Clive Owen and Ioan Gruffud to take over cinema’s most famous…

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September 12, 2004
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X-Files 2 Right Around The Corner

— Posted by Rodney

Some things run too long. Pro athletes retire too late and are only shadows of their former selves… one too many movies get made in a series… and often a…

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September 12, 2004
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New Seed Of Chucky Poster

— Posted by Rodney

There are some films that get made where you just collectively slap your heads as a society in trying to figure out why. Seed Of Chucky is such a film….

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