DVD Review: Birdman

 

 
Synopsis: A washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to the opening of his Broadway play. (c)Imdb
 

 

The movie of the year is finally out for everyone to see on DVD and Blu-ray. After sweeping th…

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What We Do In The Shadows is One of 2015's Funniest Movies

 

WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS chronicles the adventures of four vampire roommates trying to get by in a modern world that’s not always hospitable to the undead. Clement and Waititi, creators of the HBO hit series “Flight of the Conchords,” co-wrote, co-directed, and co-star in this hilarious send-up in which an endearingly unhip quartet of …

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The Correct Opinion Ep. 11 talks Oscars and Spider-Man

 
The Movie Blog presents their official podcast, The Correct Opinion!
 
On this episode of The Correct Opinion:
 
Anthony, Ryan, Jim, and Kenny discuss Oscar nominations, Spider-Man going to the Avengers, and…Gotham.
 

 
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McFarland, USA: An All-American Disney Tale Filled With Triumph

 

Synopsis: A former football coach transforms a small-town high school cross-country team into the best team in the state. 

 

 

Disney does it again. McFarland, USA is a triumphant real-life story brought to the big screen by Disney. It’s a story based around a down on his luck coach, that finds a coaching/teachi…

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Song of the Sea: Enchanting Oscar Nominated Film Won Me Over

From the creators of the Academy Award®-nominated “The Secret of Kells” comes a breathtakingly gorgeous, hand-drawn masterpiece. Based on the Irish legend of the Selkies, “Song of the Sea” tells the story of the last seal-child, Saoirse, and her brother Ben, who go on an epic journey to save the world of magic and discover the secrets of their …

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Review: Fists 2 Fists 2: Weapon of Choice

 

 

Fist 2 Fist 2 is an ambitious all-around attempt for Jino Kang. The movie is not to be confused with a previous Jino Kang film named Fist 2 Fist. Fist 2 Fist 2, is a different movie from the previously mentioned one, it’s NOT a sequel.

 

Jack “The Ghost” Lee has a special set of skills. No, not quite Liam Nees…

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Fifty Shades had potential but gave into audiences' sexual desires

 
Synopsis: Literature student Anastasia Steele’s life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey.
 

 
Everyone has been anticipating Fifty Shades of Grey due to the popularity of the book series and their risque subject matter. The film is very much adapted from the books from the cha…

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TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT: Marion Cotillard's Outstanding Oscar Worthy Performance

Sandra (Cotillard) has just been released from the hospital to find that she no longer has a job. According to management, the only way Sandra can hope to regain her position at the factory is to convince her co-workers to sacrifice their much-needed yearly bonuses. Now, over the course of one weekend, Sandra must confront each co-worker in…

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DVD Review: Nightcrawler

 

 

Jake Gyllenhaal doesn’t take no for an answer in Nightcrawler. Currently available on Blu-ray, DVD, and VOD everywhere.

 

In one of his finest performances to date, Gyllenhaal, transforms himself into a neurotic crash chaser Lou Bloom. Lou is a modern young guy who finds himself on the unfortunate end of the j…

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Dual 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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September 4, 2004
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“Clerks” the Animated Movie

— Posted by Rodney

Gotta love Kevin Smith. There’s nothing he’s affraid to explore… even if it could be a disaster. The animated news reports the following: At his View Askew website, Kevin Smith…

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September 3, 2004
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McCain Keeps Giving Moore Exactly What He Wants

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John McCain made a huge mistake. I mean a really really massive mistake. As attention was finally starting to focus on the election and the Republican convention and fade away…

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September 3, 2004
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Paparazzi and Other Trailers that Give Everything Away

— Posted by Rodney

I love trailers. I could sit through 20 minutes of them before a movie starts and not even blink. But something started happening a few years ago that really tick…

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September 2, 2004
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Wicker Park Reviews

— Posted by Rodney

And the award for most wasted potential goes to… Josh Hartnett. Starring in the new Wicker Park, Hartnett looked like he was heading in the right direction following Pearl Harbor,…

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September 2, 2004
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Vanity Fair Reviews

— Posted by Rodney

It’s been a while since a good period piece has come out. Enter Vanity Fair. Reese Witherspoon has come a long way since Pleasantville and is shaping into a force…

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September 2, 2004
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Ben Kingsley as the New Bond Baddie?

— Posted by Rodney

Ben Kingsley is easily one of my favorite actors of all time. This guy just brings something to the screen that few others can. Now, according to comingsoon, Kingsley has…

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September 2, 2004
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One Big Kill Bill Movie May Get Released

— Posted by Rodney

Ok, just about everyone already knows that Kill Bill Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 were originally supposed to be one film. Well it looks like Quentin Tarantino is putting the…

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September 2, 2004
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More McFarlane Alien vs. Predator Toys

— Posted by Rodney

Ahemm… just in case you were all wondering what to add to your Johnny Christmas shopping list… The McFarlane Toys line is slated for release in June and will feature…

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September 1, 2004
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House of Flying Daggers Review

— Posted by Rodney

The Japan Times – an English language Japanese paper – has just published a review of Zhang Yimou’s follow up to Hero – The House of Flying Daggers. They give…

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September 1, 2004
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Charlize Got An Owie. Aeon Flux on Hold Indefinitely.

— Posted by Rodney

Word from the Hollywood Reporter is that Charlize Theron was injured in a stunt sequence while filming Aeon Flux and that production has shut down indefinitely. While Theron’s handlers aren’t…

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September 1, 2004
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Doom the Movie Fragging its Way To Theaters

— Posted by Rodney

Ah yes, the tradition of video games being made into movies is a long and glorious one. Well… at least it’s a long one. Let’s be honest here folks, video…

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August 31, 2004
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Cafe Lumiere Website and Trailer

— Posted by Rodney

Whilst digging about through the Toronto Film Festival schedule today Cafe Lumiere stuck in my head as being somehow important but I couldn’t quite place why until I came across…

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August 31, 2004
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Tetsujin 28: The Touching Story of a Boy and His Robot

— Posted by Rodney

A while back Brad Bird created what has belatedly been recognized as a masterpiece of American animation in The Iron Giant. What a lot of people don’t realize is that…

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August 31, 2004
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Whee! Survive Style 5 Trailer Online.

— Posted by John Campea

KFC‘s Hitman is a good and gentle soul, racking up much positive karma. Thanks to him I just saw this: Remember a while back I posted a link to a…

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August 31, 2004
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Start Making Your Schedules Now

— Posted by John Campea

For those of you who have been waiting with an open excel table for the Toronto Internation Film Festival schedule to come out – well today is the day. It’s…

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August 31, 2004
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Wimbledon May Surprise Us

— Posted by John Campea

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, the genre of romantic comedies is not exactly my favorite style of film to catch on a Friday night. However, every once in a…

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August 30, 2004
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Jim Caviezel is Superman?

— Posted by John Campea

Comic writer Mark Millar says so and he’s a whole lot better connected than I am. If it’s true, I like it.

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August 30, 2004
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Details On Tsui Hark’s The Seven Swords

— Posted by John Campea

There was a time when Tsui Hark’s name was enough to get me to drop good coin on a new film. Between his role as producer of most of John…

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