Review: Kill the Messenger

 

 
Two-time Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner (“The Bourne Legacy”) leads an all-star cast in a dramatic thriller based on the remarkable true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gary Webb. Webb stumbles onto a story which leads to the shady origins of the men who started the crack epidemic on thenation’s streets…and…

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Actor Jason Ritter Discusses His Career and The Film 7 Minutes

 

Thanks to the great people at Falco Inc. I had a chance to speak to actor Jason Ritter upon the DVD release of his latest film 7 Minutes. I’m a huge fan of Jason’s work and really enjoyed him in The Event, The East, and About Alex among others. Below is the entire audio version of the interview with Jason. At the bottom, make sure to …

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The Mend Is A Blend Of Confusion And Emptiness

 
Synopsis:A comic drama about rage, doubt, lust, madness, and other brotherly hand-me-downs.
 

 

The Mend is one of those puzzling films where you don’t know if you just dislike it, or like it for the fact it’s so weird and different. Written and directed by John Magary the movie depicts anger, rage, sadness, jealous…

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Strangerland Director Kim Farrant

 

I had an opportunity to speak to Australian film director Kim Farrant about her latest film Strangerland, starring Nicole Kidman and Joseph Fiennes. The audio portion of the interview can be found below:

 

 

I found Kim to be very open and honest in the interview. I was quite surprised hearing about the passing …

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Josh Lucas, John Magary, and Mickey Sumner Discuss Making Of 'The Mend'

I had a chance to talk to talk to actors Josh Lucas, Mickey Sumner, and director John Magary regarding the release of their film The Mend. Below is the audio of the interview of in it’s entirety.

 

 

Sometimes three person interviews are difficult to conduct, but everyone in this group was well spoken and had a good understan…

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The Dowdle Brothers Discuss The Making of 'No Escape'

 

I had the pleasure of sitting down and chatting with John Erick and Drew Dowdle, the men behind the movie No Escape. Below is the audio interview in it’s entirety. I spoke to the guys about the fear factor of the movie, the casting of Owen Wilson, and keeping up the tension in the movie, and a lot more!

 

 

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No Escape Is The Most Terrifying Movie Of The Year

 
Synopsis: In their new overseas home, an American family soon finds themselves caught in the middle of a coup, and they frantically look for a safe escape in an environment where foreigners are being immediately executed. (Imdb)
 

 

It took till the end of August for the scariest movie of the year to arrive. No Esca…

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Swanberg's Sweet and Satisfying "Digging for Fire" + a Q&A with the Director

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Tim, a high school teacher who is feeling his age, and and his wife, Lee, a yoga teacher and young mother, decide to hide away in a house in the woods and take a vacation from life. Their duplex, their lack of money, and some building resentments towards each other (like doing the taxes and choosing a pre-K for their son), weigh…

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Rupert Friend Plays an Elite Assassin in 'Hitman: Agent 47' Co-Starring Zachary Quinto

“Hitman: Agent 47,” based on the popular video game, centers on an elite assassin, played by Rupert Friend (“Homeland), engineered to be the perfect killing machine. He’s emotionless, consistent, deadly. He’s known by the two digits on the barcode tattooed on the back of his neck, which means he’s a prototype and numbers higher than this presumably…

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Review: "Mistress America" is Not Quite The Mistress of America

 
Synopsis: In MISTRESS AMERICA, Tracy (Lola Kirke) is a lonely college freshman in New York, having neither the exciting university experience nor the glamorous metropolitan lifestyle she envisioned. But when she is taken in by her soon-to-be stepsister, Brooke (Greta Gerwig) – a resident of Times Square and adventurous gal about town – …

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November 4, 2004
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The Transformers Take A Major Hit

— Posted by Rodney

Optimus Prime could kick the crap outta HellBoy, the Fantastic Four and that pansy-boy Spider-Man any day of the freaking week! And if you don’t agree, then obviously you aren’t…

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November 4, 2004
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Dungeons & Dragons 3

— Posted by Rodney

Yes, you read that title right. Somewhere in the world, some brain trust that obviously made they’re money from an inheritance decided to not only produce a sequel to one…

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November 4, 2004
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American Pie 4 – You’ve Got To Be Kidding Me

— Posted by Rodney

I know I’m iin the minority here… but I didn’t like a single American Pie Movie at all. Not even a little. I thought they were stupid pieces of crap…

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November 4, 2004
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A Much Better Ocean’s Twelve Poster

— Posted by Rodney

Ahhh… now this is more like it. Very cool style to this new one sheet of Ocean’s 12. Groovey baby. This is just a little teaser version of it. To…

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November 3, 2004
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Aronofsky Off The Watchmen

— Posted by Rodney

It’s funny, I’ve been getting a couple of emails and comments lately about Aronofsky’s attachment to the upcoming “The Watchmen” adaptation. Well, bad news folks… according the the good folks…

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November 3, 2004
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Digital Cinema is coming…at last

— Posted by John Campea

Sitting in a Cinema watching a movie that has been showing for a good few weeks can be an annoying time. The 35mm print will have scratches, marks and cuts…

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November 2, 2004
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The Movie Blog: Audio Edition

— Posted by Rodney

Hey there boys and girls, John here. We’re about to try something new here at The Movie Blog. Tonight we’ll be recording our first installment of “The Movie Blog: Audio…

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November 2, 2004
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Die Hard 4 Keeps Chugging Along

— Posted by Rodney

In the genre of movie franchises that are just brainless fun, Die Hard is king! They announced quite a while ago that a Die Hard 4 was in the works,…

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November 2, 2004
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Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Coming Even Sooner

— Posted by Rodney

I thought the first Bridget Jones film was ok. Not great, but ok. HOLY CRAP… it seems like every single woman I know just LOVED it though. So this little…

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November 2, 2004
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Superman Get His Effects From Sony

— Posted by Rodney

Since I once worked in a Visual Effects House these kinds of news stories catch my eye. Apparently Bryan Singer has entrusted Sony Pictures Imageworks with the task of bringing…

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November 2, 2004
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Fantastic Four Footage Found

— Posted by John Campea

Well I couldn’t say seen, it doesn’t start with an ‘F’! After hearing word all around the Net about the new Fantastic Four footage with characters in full “flame-on” mode,…

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November 2, 2004
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Saw 2 announced

— Posted by John Campea

I just read in ComingSoon that the team who brought us the very good Saw are going to begin work on Saw 2. This just rings alarm bells for me,…

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November 2, 2004
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Actors and Computer Games

— Posted by John Campea

I’ve talked about the growing blur between computer game and movies already, and it’s quite clear how close they are becoming, and it’s something that the acting talent seems to…

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November 2, 2004
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Academy screeners begin arriving

— Posted by John Campea

There’s been some controversy regarding the method of screening for the Academy Awards, in that last year the films were sent out and one panel member gave them away to…

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October 31, 2004
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Kurosawa’s son to direct fathers unfinished script

— Posted by John Campea

Akira Kurosawa had an amazing talent. Just to realise he influenced more cinema in one single movie than most people have in their entire career. The Seven Samurai helped the…

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October 31, 2004
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Pang Brothers directing in Hollywood

— Posted by John Campea

Being a big fan of Far Eastern cinema, Horror in particular, I’m very excited when a new project comes along that promises to utilise some of its talent. So great…

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October 31, 2004
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Pierce Brosnan speaks on leaving Bond

— Posted by John Campea

Empire have the quotes from Pierce Brosnan as he leaves the franchise for good, and it looks like he wasn’t happy about it. I’ve read rumours which claimed that he…

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October 29, 2004
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Indiana Jones 4 Get a New Writer

— Posted by Rodney

I’m drooling at the mouth I want this movie to get made so badly! Indiana Jones 4 should have been made 5 years ago, but those untalented hacks George Lucas…

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