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 17, 2004
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Oh Damn! Sigourney Weaver was going to be in X-Men 3!

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Sigourney Weaver is the kind of woman that can still carry herself like very few actresses in the same age range can. I‚Äôve always though this lady was dynamite. Now…

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September 17, 2004
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The Muppets take on The Wizard of Oz

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I don‚Äôt know why, but I‚Äôve always enjoyed the Muppets take on classic stories. The movies are never AMAZING‚Ķ but they always seem to carry a charm with them that…

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September 17, 2004
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Blade Trinity Trailer

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Oh that neck biting goodness is back, and the new trailer for Blade: Trinity is up and running. Oh the punching and kicking and biting and kneeing and elbowing and…

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September 16, 2004
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Star Wars DVD Changes – Can We All Stop Whining Now?

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I proudly say that I am a Star Wars fanatic. I would go so far as to dub myself a Geek. First film I ever saw in the theater and…

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September 16, 2004
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Christian Bale talks a Little Batman

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I’ve been thrilled about the casting of Christian Bale for the new Batman ever since the day his selection was announced (don’t believe me? see this post from over a…

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September 16, 2004
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Official Incredibles Poster

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Here it is folks. Behold and be in wonder. Man I can’t wait for this one! (Special note to my friends: Be prepared to see it 5 times with me).

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September 15, 2004
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Eomer and The Rock are Doomed

— Posted by Rodney

Alrighty, my enthusiasim for this new Doom project is building up. I know a lot of people don√جø¬Ωt like the fact that Dwayne Johnson (AKA The Rock) was cast for…

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September 15, 2004
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Revenge of the Nerds Remake – Get your glasses

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September 15, 2004
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Mr. 3000 Reviews

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I don‚Äôt like Bernie Mac‚Ķ not even a little bit. He was slightly tolerable in Ocean‚Äôs 11, but other than that I‚Äôve never liked him in anything. I thought for…

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September 15, 2004
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Wimbledon Reviews

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Ouch! I‚Äôve been saying for a little while now that I believed that Wimbledon was going to be a great flick. Well, the early reviews are here and they seem…

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September 15, 2004
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Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Reviews

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I‚Äôve been excited about this film for over a year and a half since a studio I worked in was sent some initial footage with the actors in front of…

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September 14, 2004
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Jessica Simpson is Daisy Duke – How Stupid

— Posted by Rodney

I’m getting sick of this. Don’t get me wrong, I have nothing against Jessica Simpson. From all accounts she’s a really nice girl. However… I’ve been ranting for a couple…

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September 14, 2004
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Trailer Park Boys The Movie!!!

— Posted by Rodney

Some people may think this a bit of an exaggeration, but this has to potential to be the best Canadian based film news of all time. It looks like Ivan…

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

— Posted by Rodney

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

— Posted by Rodney

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

— Posted by Rodney

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

— Posted by Rodney

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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“If we bury you ass up, I’ve got a place to park my bike”

— Robin Williams as Patch Adams from
Patch Adams
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