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 10, 2004
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Yeeehhaaaa!!! Who Wants A Ride In The General Lee?

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September 10, 2004
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Mark Hamill Spills Some Dirt on Star Wars Episodes 7, 8 and 9

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First and foremost, head and shoulders above all other things, I am a Star Wars Geek. A New Hope was the first film that my mother ever took me too…

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September 9, 2004
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The Price of Going to the Movies: An Open Letter to the Theater Chains

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Dear good folks at corporate head offices around Canada and the U.S.: They say that the movies are magical. They extend our imaginations and at the same time bring our…

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September 9, 2004
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Beyond The Sea Trailer

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Kevin Spacey rules. A decent actor can look brilliant when in a great movie. But it takes someone really special to look great in a decent or bad film. Spacey…

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September 9, 2004
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Ashton Kutcher To Star In “Basic Instinct 2: Basically Stupid”

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I’m ready to rip my eyes out. The level off frustration in me is almost off the scales. Apparently Ashton Kutcher is set to appear opposite Sharon Stone in a…

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September 9, 2004
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Jesus Out Performs Gandalf in Video Sales

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I didn’t see this coming. Apparently opening week video sales of Passion of the Christ out did the same performance of The Lord of the Rings. Gibson’s film just seems…

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September 9, 2004
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The New “Rat Pack” – Stiller, Wilson, Wilson, Vaughn, Ferrell

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Something has evolved over the last couple of years. It started with Owen Willson and Ben Stiller appearing in a couple of films together. Zoolander (which I still think is…

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September 8, 2004
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The Life Aquatic Trailer

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As if having Bill Murray in a comedy by himself isn’t enough… look at the cast in this film! Owen Wilson, Cate Blanchett, Anjelica Huston, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum… WOW!…

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September 8, 2004
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Raider of the Lost Ark Special Edition DVD?

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Question: What do you get when you combine 2 of the greatest movie makers of our time (Steven Spielberg and George Lucas)? Answer: One of the greatest film series of…

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September 8, 2004
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Alec Baldwin Goes off on SAG and Movie Marketing

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Alright, whatever little “credibility” I have is about to go right out the window. I AM A HUGE ALEC BALDWIN FAN. There, I said it. I always liked the guy…

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September 8, 2004
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Frank Darabont to Head Remake of “The Thing”

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The Sci-Fi channel has landed a good one. Apparently Sci-Fi is developing a 4 hour remake of The Thing. And who did they get to head the project? Frank Darabont….

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September 8, 2004
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Cellular Reviews

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Remember back in the day when Kim Basinger was THE actress? Everything she touched was as hot as my ass (what can I say, I have a really nice ass….

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September 8, 2004
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Hulk 2

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I know I know I know… I’m one of the fe people who really enjoyed Hulk. It took a different approach to a comic movie than most. It focused more…

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September 8, 2004
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Aquaman The Movie

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If you’ve been reading The Movie Blog for any period of time, you probably know that I love my comic book movies (except Catwoman). Heck, I even enjoyed The Punisher…

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September 7, 2004
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It Looks Official. Joss Whedon to Direct X-Men 3

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There is a sense of saddness that comes with this story. If it is indeed true (and it looks like it is) it means that Singer is trully off the…

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September 7, 2004
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A Thought About Bubba

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Several months ago when I invited Bubba to join us on The Movie Blog, I had no idea of the impact he would have on our little site. His expertise…

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September 7, 2004
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Bubba Has Left The Building

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Hey kids … Bubba here with what will be my final post on The Movie Blog. It’s been a fun ride these past few months but as things have really…

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September 7, 2004
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Underworld Producer Tom Rosenberg Talks New Title for Underworld 2

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Found this Tom Rosenberg quote via the good folks at FilmRot.Com: “I think the real intense followers of the whole saga will really, really love the second one. It‚Äôs very…

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“Dear Lillian, soon I hope to take you on a Caribbean cruise, where we can hold hands on a soft summer's evening and watch that old Jamaican moon. Why that old Jamaican will be mooning us, I have no idea.”

— John Turturro as Roland T. Flakfizer from Brain Donors, 1992

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