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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DVD Review: The Drop

 
Synopsis: Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood’s past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living – no matter the cost. (c) Imdb
 

 

Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini star in the The Drop, availab…

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August 18, 2004
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But Will They star Jar Jar?

— Posted by John Campea

Why not … since I’m posting groundless rumors anyway I may as well just go ahead and post the big one that’s doing the rounds. TheForce.net just had some unidentified…

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August 18, 2004
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Bond Rumor of the Week …

— Posted by John Campea

Last week all the buzz said Eric Bana would be the next Bond, this week the favored one is Julian McMahon, best known for his work on Nip/Tuck and also…

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August 18, 2004
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A Bevy of Stars Sign on for Jarmusch’s Latest …

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I’ve got to say that Jim Jarmusch is a very hit or miss director for me. His good stuff is undeniably the work of a genius – I’m still not…

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August 18, 2004
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Miike’s Young Thugs Coming From Artsmagic in October!

— Posted by John Campea

Given how insanely prolific Japanese director Takashi Miike is it’s very unlikely that we’re ever going to see a complete catalog of his films on DVD over here simply because…

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August 18, 2004
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Complete Visions and Discovery Programs Announced For Toronto Film Festival

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The complete line ups for the Visions and Discovery Programs have been announced for this year’s edition of the Toronto Film Festival. There’s nothing that jumps out of the Discovery…

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August 18, 2004
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Life Aquatic Trailer Online!

— Posted by John Campea

Still looking for a way to rinse the sour taste that Alien Versus Predator left behind out of your mouth? How ’bout a trailer from a film maker named Anderson…

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August 18, 2004
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Some Rambling, Sleep Deprived, Alcohol Fueled Thoughts From Tonights Shaun of the Dead Advance Screening

— Posted by John Campea

So, just got home from an advance screening of Shaun of the Dead – with director and stars in attendance – and here’s what I thought: First, great film. It…

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August 17, 2004
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More Stupidity From Miramax …

— Posted by John Campea

Memo to Mr. Weinstein: That constricting feeling around your neck? Yeah, that’s your sphincter. Remove your head from your anus, Harvey. Trust us, it’s for your own good … What’s…

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August 17, 2004
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Incredible Still Shots From 2046

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I’ve gone on record a few times here saying that British ex-pat Christopher Doyle is hands down the best cinematographer working in Asia, if not the world. Want a good…

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August 17, 2004
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Next Film From Shaun of the Dead Crew: Hot Fuzz?

— Posted by John Campea

The UK’s Empire Online has just published a lengthy interview with Shaun of the Dead’s Edgar Wright about his next film in which Wright confirms that, along with his Shaun…

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August 17, 2004
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Release Date Set For The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

— Posted by John Campea

According to The New Zealand Herald Disney has set a release date of December 9, 2005 for The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.

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August 17, 2004
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Midnight Madness Program Will Be Announced Friday the 27th

— Posted by John Campea

The program for this year’s Midnight Madness Program will be announced Friday August 27th at the Rue Morgue horror convention in Toronto. I’ll be there to grab all the details…

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August 17, 2004
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Coupland Coming to the Big Screen? Bliss!

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, so when I’m not watching far too many films I tend to read far too many books. And when I read I really like to read Douglas Coupland. I…

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August 17, 2004
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John’s Without A Paddle Review

— Posted by John Campea

Got invited to an advanced screening of Without a Paddle last night (ok, so I’m bragging a little, sue me), and expectations weren’t high. Although the previews have looked pretty…

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August 17, 2004
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Ash vs Freddy & Jason Talks Are Getting Friendlier

— Posted by John Campea

About 8 microseconds ago, aintitcool.com posted an interesting little article on the negotiations between all of the appropriate Raimies (how do ya spell a plural “Raimi” anyway?) and “other people”….

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August 17, 2004
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Two Wonderful topics: 1) Corey Feldman and 2) Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!

— Posted by John Campea

Allrighty! Here he is! The Frog Brother, the kid with the ear on Stand By Me, yes, that’s right, it’s Corey Feldman, and it’s not a surreal reality show OR…

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August 16, 2004
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Open Water’s Final Trailer and a Whole Lotta Facts.

— Posted by John Campea

Extremely Limited release for the past week and a half (no Toronto… Grrrr) and this Friday, it’ll finally get screened in your city – what I’ve already called as what…

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August 16, 2004
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Carnivale Coming to DVD!

— Posted by John Campea

Wanna know what to get your favorite Movie Blogger for Christmas? This’ll do nicely. If only they had Deadwood coming out at the same time … that’d be bliss …

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