Black Sea: An Entertaining, Gripping, and Preposterous Thriller

 

A suspenseful adventure thriller directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald, centering on a rogue submarine captain (two-time Academy Award nominee Jude Law) who pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control onboard their clau…

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A Most Violent Year: Jessica Chastain Highlights An Aimless Movie

 

Set during the winter of 1981 — statistically one of the most crime-ridden of New York City’s history — A MOST VIOLENT YEAR is a drama following the lives of an immigrant and his family as they attempt to capitalize on the American Dream, while the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy al…

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Match: Patrick Stewart's Incredible Acting Departs From Sci-Fi Persona

Patrick Stewart gives a captivating performance in this witty, emotionally gripping adaptation of director Stephen Belber’s own Tony Award-nominated play. Stewart stars as Tobi, an eccentric, pot-smoking Manhattan ballet instructor whose quiet life is interrupted by the arrival of a young couple (Carla Gugino & Matthew Lillard) from Seattle…

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DVD Review: Gone Girl

 
Synopsis: With his wife’s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not be innocent. (c) Imdb
 

 

There might not have been a more controversial and talked about movie in 2014 than Gone Girl. The film is now available on D…

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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September 12, 2004
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Fantastic Four Set For 3 Films. Chris Evans Talk about Origins

— Posted by Rodney

You ever find something out that EVERYONE already knew about like 4 months ago and you wonder to yourself “how the heck did I not know this?”. Well, I just…

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September 11, 2004
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Resident Evil 3? Oh Please let the Hurting Stop

— Posted by Rodney

Against my better judgment, I squeezed in some time to catch Resident Evil 2. Good Lord is this a horrible movie. Acting=pitiful, Story=What freaking story?!?!, Directing=Did they have a director?,…

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September 11, 2004
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Cry HAVOC, and Let Loose The Boobs of War

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This one should make my friend Darren quite happy. Apparently the stunning Anne Hathaway (The Princess Diaries) is growing up in the new film HAVOC. Steamy loves scenses with another…

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September 11, 2004
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Dunst’s Virgin Ears

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I don’t know why on earth I found this amusing… but I did. Apparently Kristin Dunst’s Co-Star in Wimbldon, Paul Bettany, can swear like a sailor… and Dunst doesn’t like…

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September 10, 2004
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Michael Eisner Stepping Down From Disney

— Posted by Rodney

We‚Äôve commented a lot over the last year about the state of Disney and the problems it has suffered under the watch of Michael Eisner of late. Eisner has done…

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September 10, 2004
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Super Size Me Getting Ready to Open In the UK

— Posted by Rodney

I really have no business saying anything about this, because to be honest I still haven’t seen Super Size Me (Although i really want to). But CNN has an interesting…

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September 10, 2004
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A Star Wars TV Show?!? Sweet Heaven Say This Isn’t So!

— Posted by Rodney

I am a George Lucas defender… but this has me really worried that the old dog really has gone off his rocker: We are pleased to announce that Lucasfilm confirmed…

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September 10, 2004
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An Interview with the Producers of SAW

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I still remember the first time DayVuh showed me the trailers for SAW. Man, this is gonna be one freaky film. Anyway, JoBlo.Com recently put up an interesting interview with…

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September 10, 2004
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Subscribe To The Movie Blog

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Hey there folks. Due to popular demand (ok, about 3 people asked for this) you’ll notice on the right hand side there is now a place for you to subscribe…

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