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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September 28, 2004
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X-Men 3 – Dark Pheonix?

— Posted by Rodney

I just loved X-Men 2. For my money (which isn’t a lot) it’s the best superhero genre flick of all time. Yeah I know most of you disagree, but I…

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September 28, 2004
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The Re-Introduction of Michael Keaton in White Noise

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Ever walk through the video store and accidentally comes across an old movie that you haven’t seen in YEARS and suddenly have flash backs of certain scenes that just absolutely…

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September 27, 2004
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Italian Job 2

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Well, the word buzzing around the net this morning is that Mark Wahlberg et al have signed up for a sequel to The Italian Job. Most are rolling their eyes…

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September 27, 2004
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New Blade Trinity Poster

— Posted by Rodney

Meh… I don’t know if I like. I think the first one was better. Your thought?

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September 27, 2004
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The Look of Comic Characters on the Big Screen

— Posted by Rodney

Turning a comic book into a movie has many challenges, and one of the biggest ones is coming up with the “look” of the characters. Many comic fans want the…

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September 27, 2004
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Natalie Portman “Closer” Pics

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I’ve liked Natalie Portman ever since her young role in The Professional (thank you Tran and Rod for being the first people to introduce me to that flick). Then she…

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September 27, 2004
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Bryan Singer Talks More Superman at NYU

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Despite the fact that my movie fan heart was broken at the news Bryan Singer was removing himself from the X-Men 3 project, I’ve been extremely excited at the idea…

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September 25, 2004
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John’s Two Cents on Shaun of the Dead

— Posted by Rodney

Every once in a while you stumble across something so special that you just can’t wait for everyone else to discover it too. Well about a couple of months ago…

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September 24, 2004
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Now I Hate Ben Affleck. He’s Dating Jennifer Garner

— Posted by Rodney

You know what Ben… I thought you were an ok guy. I really did. When everyone else would slam you I’d say “Hey, don’t be hatin my man Ben”. When…

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September 24, 2004
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David Goyer on the new Batman

— Posted by Rodney

For those of you who may not know, aside from writing and directing the new Blade: Trinity film, David Goyer also wrote the script for the new (and improved) Batman…

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September 24, 2004
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It Had To Happen – A Superhero Spoof Movie

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With the fruition and multiplication of all the Hero genre films out there (and upcoming) you knew it was only time before someone put up the cash for a Superhero…

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September 24, 2004
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Terminator 4 Without Arnold

— Posted by Rodney

It’s hard to imagine a Terminator flick without Arnold Schwarzenegger, but that may be exactly what we’re getting. According to Variety, Warner Bros. has put the gears in motion to…

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September 24, 2004
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Action Packed HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS Trailer

— Posted by Rodney

Whoo Hooo! House of Flying Daggers is looking better and better all the time! We’ve been talking about this flick here for a while now and the excitement grows! Go…

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September 23, 2004
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A Better Picture of Thing

— Posted by Rodney

Hey, for all you Fantastic Four fans, here’s a better picture of the new Thing than the last one I put up. Personally I think he looks FANTASTIC! I can’t…

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September 23, 2004
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DUMPED The Musical – Be a Producer for $19.95

— Posted by Rodney

As someone who has produced his own Indy film (with several others) I have an appreciation for those who undertake this labour of love. No millions of dollars to be…

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September 23, 2004
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50 Cent gets his own Movie… How Stupid

— Posted by Rodney

Oh wow… you know what’s NEVER been done before??? You know what would be a really unique and original idea for a movie that I bet no one has ever…

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September 23, 2004
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Adrien Brody in a Superman Pic… no not that one

— Posted by Rodney

How can you not like Adrien Brody after seeing The Pianist? The guy is killer (in my opinion), and was probably the best thing going for The Village. For my…

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September 23, 2004
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James Garner Getting SAG Lifetime Achievment Award

— Posted by Rodney

You know how every once in a while you see a guy and think to yourself “That guy is all man”. Clint Eastwood is one, Charles Bronson was one… andJames…

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