Tomorrowland's journey to inspiration is mostly stagnant

 

Synopsis: Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.

 

 

Tomorrowland was a bit of a mystery up until the final weeks before opening….

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"Human Centipede 3" Makes Me Happy to Announce How Terrible It Is

The tremendously disgusting things gushing like from a volcano out of Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence) are not what ruin the movie. The fun of gross-out cinema is to be grossed out. And having our boundaries pushed is important if for no other reason than to check ourselves. Human Centipede 3 (which I will refer to as HC: 3 going forward) tri…

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Two Short Films by Fabian Martorell: "The Coin" and "Unbelief"

 

French filmmaker Fabian Martorell turned in two short films to The Movie Blog to be reviewed. The Coin and Unbelief are two conceptual shorts blowing as much hot air as possible in their fleeting timespans. These two share a theme (faith) and play off of each other nicely. Both tackle the idea of faith in different ways—one looking to the…

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Mad Max: Fury Road Review

In a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, two rebels just might be able to restore order: Max, a man of action and of few words, and Furiosa, a woman of action who is looking to make it back to her childhood homeland.

 

 

For me, Mad Max: Fury Road unofficially kicks off summer blockbuster season. The Avenger…

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Pitch Perfect 2 excelled in music but slightly lacked in plot

 

Synopsis: After a humiliating command performance at Lincoln Center, the Barden Bellas enter an international competition that no American group has ever won in order to regain their status and right to perform.
 

 

When I saw that a Pitch Perfect sequel was being made, I got excited. The first film was enjoyable …

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Director Amy Berg Talks About Making Every Secret Thing

 

With her upcoming movie Every Secret Thing releasing on May 15th in theaters, VOD, and iTunes, I got a chance to speak with Director Amy Berg about the film.

 

Jim: Hey Amy, how’s it going?

 
Amy: I’m doing very well Jim.
 

Jim: Obviously you have a documentary background, but how did you come up with this…

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Short Film "The Cobblestone Corridor" Exercising its Right to Drool

 

 

            The Cobblestone Corridor, a short film written, directed and starred in by Erik C. Bloomquist, is a neo-noir about a newspaperman doubling as detective to uncover the truth behind the ousting of a popular teacher at his preparatory school. Bloomquist plays Allen Archer, the editor-in-chief and lead journalist for…

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Danish Short "The Harvest" Not to be Confused with Anything Else

The Harvest, a short, Danish production by directing duo Kim Sønderholm and Martin Sonntag, is not to be confused with the recently released Jon McNaughton film of the same name (reviewed by The Movie Blog’s Jim Alexander here). This is a special effects nightmare—I mean this in a good and bad way. The twenty nasty little minutes that comprise …

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"Woodfalls" Falls Flat and Hard

 

Woodfalls has one thing going for it—Michelle Crane. Crane plays Rebecca, who, along with her brother, Billy (Matthew Ferdenzi), and their helpless mother, moves into a trailer sitting lonely in a field in the town of Woodfalls. Crane, as the bible clinging, inexperienced, softhearted Rebecca is natural and competent in a way no other…

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The Marine 4 Adds A Different Feel To The Franchise

 
Synopsis: Jake Carter is assigned to protect a “high-value package,” a beautiful whistleblower trying to expose a corrupt army defense contractor. (c)IMDB
 

One of the original WWE Studios productions turned franchise is back for the 4th installment. The Marine 4 Moving Target has established their star of the franchise in Mike…

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October 13, 2004
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No Connery For Indiana Jones 4

— Posted by Rodney

The word has been going around that Sean Connery is getting ready to announce his retirement from acting. If this is indeed true, the biggest immediate impact would be felt…

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October 12, 2004
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King Conan: Crown of Iron Almost Ready to Roll

— Posted by Rodney

The intention has always been for there to be a third Conan movie, but along the way one thing after another prevented it from getting into gear. Now it looks…

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October 12, 2004
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Revenge of the Sith Trailer Description Online

— Posted by Rodney

The ultimate Star Wars fan site, TheForce.Net, has posted up a description of the upcoming Revenge of the Sith trailer which is rumoured to play ahead of The Incrediables in…

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October 12, 2004
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Sean Penn Blasts Team America Creators

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As we’re getting closer to the release of the largely anti-Bush film “Team America: World Police” (which personally I’m still not sure looks all that funny), creators Trey Parker and…

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October 12, 2004
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Nintendo Getting Into The Movie Business

— Posted by Rodney

No, we’re not just talking about another Pokemon movie (which is coming out next year by the way) or Mario Brothers flick. Nintendo is heading towards forming it’s own Computer…

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October 11, 2004
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Christopher Reeve Dies at 52

— Posted by Rodney

There isn’t much for me to say that isn’t being said elsewhere. You will be missed Mr. Reeve. Go rent Noises Off, my favorite Reeve movie of all time.

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October 10, 2004
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The Grudge: It’s Make or Break Time For Sarah Michelle Gellar

— Posted by Rodney

In re-making the unbelievably horrifying Japanese terror flick The Grudge, Sam Rami made a surprising casting choice for his lead female role: Sarah Michelle Gellar. I was really surprised when…

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October 10, 2004
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Bubba Ho-Tep Sequel!!!!

— Posted by Rodney

This is probably some of the best movie news I’ve heard all week. Bubba Ho-Tep director Don Coscarelli was recently interviewed and mentioned that it looks like a sequel will…

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October 10, 2004
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Spider-Man 3 could be the Last

— Posted by Rodney

Apparently Sam Raimi recently told reporters that Columbia Pictures may direct Raimi to make Spider-Man 3 the final chapter in the series. This absolutely SHOCKS me for a couple of…

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October 10, 2004
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Eminem to Develop a Spy Movie, Hell is reporting cooler temperatures

— Posted by Rodney

Someone shoot me. This is so stupid it almost defies imagination. The good folks over at Digital Spy report the following: Eminem is planning to play a suave spy in…

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October 10, 2004
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Shark Tale Raking it in

— Posted by Rodney

In the absence of any other family films to compete against, even a bad movie can rake in huge money… and that’s just what Shark Tale is doing… to the…

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October 10, 2004
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Arsenio Hall to Direct Black Comedy Documentary

— Posted by Rodney

It seems like everyone these days wants to do a documentary film since Bowling for Columbine. The latest celebrity to join the ranks? Arsenio Hall. The movie will look at…

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October 10, 2004
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Fat Albert Trailer

— Posted by Rodney

You ever hear about a movie that’s coming out and you REALLY REALLY REALLY want it to be good but you’ve got a sinking feeling in your stomach that it’s…

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October 9, 2004
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Quentin Tarantino: refusing to go deeper because he loves the surface so much

— Posted by Rodney

It’s a rare thing that you come across an article that you utterly disagree with, and yet must admit is excellent at the same time. Katrina Onstad over at The…

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October 8, 2004
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We Are Stupid: Abortion And Homosexuality In Movies

— Posted by Rodney

In a recent post about Warner Bros. executives cutting a gay sex scene from the upcoming film “Alexander”, I mentioned that I thought it was the right decision ONLY based…

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October 8, 2004
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A New Look at Anakin

— Posted by Rodney

AICN posted a new picture of Anakin Skywalker. Even they admit they’re not exactly sure where the picture came from, or the degree of it’s authenticity, but I think it…

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October 8, 2004
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Is This The Face Of The Scarecrow?

— Posted by Rodney

The picture you see here has been circulating around the web for a little bit now that many have been saying (and could very well be) the first look at…

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October 8, 2004
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Johnny Depp Doing Something Cool… Imagine That

— Posted by Rodney

You just gotta respect Johnny Depp. The guy is a huge talent, carries a style unmatched by most, and honestly carries a swagger that almost resembles humility more than arrogance….

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