Madame Bovary Review

 

 
Director: Sophie Barthes
Genre: Drama
Writers: Felipe Marino , Gustave Flaubert, Sophie Barthes
Stars: Paul Giamatti, Ezra Miller, Mia Wasikowska
 
Synopsis: The beautiful wife of a small-town doctor engages in extramarital love affairs in an attempt to advance her social status.

 

 

Madame Bov…

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Lost For Words Loses Your Attention

 
Synopsis: A former marine finds his potential soulmate in Hong Kong. 
 

 

The things one will do for love. In Stanley J. Orzel’s Lost For Words, a young United States ex-marine finds love across the world, only that the romance isn’t as spectacular as you would expect it to be in a movie.

 

Michael (Sean …

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Everything Can Change In 7 Minutes

 
Synopsis: Three high school friends commit a robbery in order to change their lives.
 

 

Writer and director Jay Martin was onto something when he came up with the 7 Minutes script, only that he must have gotten too tired to write a decent ending.

 

7 Minutes is about three longtime friends that have fall…

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The Duff: A Refreshing Teen Comedy With Sass And Charm

 

Synopsis: A high school girl attempts to change her ways and prove she’s more than what others see her as. 

 

 

Finally a teen comedy that packs charm and fun. It’s been a while since Mean Girls changed the landscape of teen high school comedies, and it’s been even longer since the likes of Clueless and the John…

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Ted 2 has laughs but they're short lived

 
Synopsis: Newlywed couple Ted and Tami-Lynn want to have a baby, but in order to qualify to be a parent, Ted will have to prove he’s a person in a court of law.
 

 
What do you get when you take the idea of bringing a Teddy Bear to life and make him a vulgar and obscene friend? You get a unique concept for a film that cap…

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Alex Ross Perry's "Queen of Earth" at BAMcinemaFEST June 22-28

Synopsis: Catherine (Elisabeth Moss) has entered a particularly dark period in her life: her father, a famous artist whose affairs she managed, has recently died, and on the heels of his death she’s dumped by her boyfriend James (Kentucker Audley). Looking to recuperate, Catherine heads out to her best friend Virginia’s (Katherine Waterston) la…

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A Female Hero Saves The World In Survivor

 
Synopsis:A Foreign Service Officer in London tries to prevent a terrorist attack set to hit New York, but is forced to go on the run when she is framed for crimes she did not commit. (Imdb)
 

 

In a summer season that usually produces a bundle of of action crime thrillers, Survivor stands on it’s own ground. Directo…

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Director James McTeigue Talks Survivor And Working With The Wachowski's

 

 

With the DVD and Blu-ray release of Survivor out June 23, I had a chance to talk to director James McTeigue. James talks about what it was like to work with Pierce Brosnan and Milla Jovovich, collaborating with the Wachowski’s, and the recently released Netflix series Sense8.

 

Jim: Hey James, good to hear from yo…

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Inside Out: Pixar's Creative and Emotional Masterpiece is a Disney Classic.

 

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it’s no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions – Joy (Amy Poehler), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis Black), Disgust (Mindy Kaling) and Sadness (Phyllis Smith). The emotions live in He…

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Interview: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl's Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

 

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is the Sundance award winning drama based on the young adult novel of the same name about old friends who re-connect after one of them is diagnosed with a life threatening disease. Unfairly compared to an indie Fault in Our Stars, this indie has a quirky vibe featuring an ode to cinema. I had an opportunit…

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November 9, 2004
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In-Freaking-Credible

— Posted by Rodney

Because of all the upheaval going on around The Movie Blog with changing hosts, upgrading Mt and changing Domain Registrars I haven’t got this post put up nearly as early…

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November 9, 2004
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Nice Picture of General Grievous

— Posted by Rodney

I’ve been giddy as a school girl with a stupid grin on my face ever since I’ve seen the teaser trailer for Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith….

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November 9, 2004
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Infernal Affairs now called The Departed

— Posted by Rodney

Oh man… why must people mess with something that is already amazing!?!? Infernal Affairs is one of the best cop dramas I’ve seen in a long long time. And no,…

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November 9, 2004
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The Simpsons Movie Update

— Posted by Rodney

I think this will be the crowning achievement of The Simpsons. No seriously, I really do. I’ve been excited about the concept for a long time, even though I know…

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November 9, 2004
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Poster

— Posted by Rodney

For those of us who have actually been looking forward to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, we’ve had to appease ourselves with little glimpses of disposable camera shots and tabloid…

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November 9, 2004
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Phantom of the Opera Clips

— Posted by Rodney

This one is going to be great. Like my mom used to say: “Garbage in, garbage out”. When it comes to movies nothing could be more true. You could get…

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November 9, 2004
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Up And Running Again

— Posted by Rodney

Hey there folks! John here. You may have noticed that the site was down for a few hours today. That’s because we switched hosting companies. The traffic on the site…

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November 7, 2004
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Watchmen update…all too late

— Posted by John Campea

Oh, this is dreadful news, I can’t believe it. I am a huge comic book fan, in fact my parents just brought my boxes of old comics down from their…

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November 6, 2004
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Star Wars Episode III trailer online

— Posted by John Campea

I just logged on and looked through a few of the sites I visit for stories and happened to look over the excellent FilmRot site. What should I see there…

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November 4, 2004
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The Transformers Take A Major Hit

— Posted by Rodney

Optimus Prime could kick the crap outta HellBoy, the Fantastic Four and that pansy-boy Spider-Man any day of the freaking week! And if you don’t agree, then obviously you aren’t…

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November 4, 2004
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Dungeons & Dragons 3

— Posted by Rodney

Yes, you read that title right. Somewhere in the world, some brain trust that obviously made they’re money from an inheritance decided to not only produce a sequel to one…

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November 4, 2004
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American Pie 4 – You’ve Got To Be Kidding Me

— Posted by Rodney

I know I’m iin the minority here… but I didn’t like a single American Pie Movie at all. Not even a little. I thought they were stupid pieces of crap…

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November 4, 2004
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A Much Better Ocean’s Twelve Poster

— Posted by Rodney

Ahhh… now this is more like it. Very cool style to this new one sheet of Ocean’s 12. Groovey baby. This is just a little teaser version of it. To…

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November 3, 2004
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Aronofsky Off The Watchmen

— Posted by Rodney

It’s funny, I’ve been getting a couple of emails and comments lately about Aronofsky’s attachment to the upcoming “The Watchmen” adaptation. Well, bad news folks… according the the good folks…

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November 3, 2004
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Digital Cinema is coming…at last

— Posted by John Campea

Sitting in a Cinema watching a movie that has been showing for a good few weeks can be an annoying time. The 35mm print will have scratches, marks and cuts…

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November 2, 2004
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The Movie Blog: Audio Edition

— Posted by Rodney

Hey there boys and girls, John here. We’re about to try something new here at The Movie Blog. Tonight we’ll be recording our first installment of “The Movie Blog: Audio…

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November 2, 2004
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Die Hard 4 Keeps Chugging Along

— Posted by Rodney

In the genre of movie franchises that are just brainless fun, Die Hard is king! They announced quite a while ago that a Die Hard 4 was in the works,…

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November 2, 2004
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Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Coming Even Sooner

— Posted by Rodney

I thought the first Bridget Jones film was ok. Not great, but ok. HOLY CRAP… it seems like every single woman I know just LOVED it though. So this little…

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