Black Sea: An Entertaining, Gripping, and Preposterous Thriller

 

A suspenseful adventure thriller directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald, centering on a rogue submarine captain (two-time Academy Award nominee Jude Law) who pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control onboard their clau…

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A Most Violent Year: Jessica Chastain Highlights An Aimless Movie

 

Set during the winter of 1981 — statistically one of the most crime-ridden of New York City’s history — A MOST VIOLENT YEAR is a drama following the lives of an immigrant and his family as they attempt to capitalize on the American Dream, while the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy al…

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Match: Patrick Stewart's Incredible Acting Departs From Sci-Fi Persona

Patrick Stewart gives a captivating performance in this witty, emotionally gripping adaptation of director Stephen Belber’s own Tony Award-nominated play. Stewart stars as Tobi, an eccentric, pot-smoking Manhattan ballet instructor whose quiet life is interrupted by the arrival of a young couple (Carla Gugino & Matthew Lillard) from Seattle…

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DVD Review: Gone Girl

 
Synopsis: With his wife’s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not be innocent. (c) Imdb
 

 

There might not have been a more controversial and talked about movie in 2014 than Gone Girl. The film is now available on D…

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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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The Correct Opinion Ep. 10 talks Selma and Idris Elba as James Bond

 
The Movie Blog presents their official podcast, The Correct Opinion!
 
On this episode of The Correct Opinion:
 
Anthony, Ryan, Jim, and Kenny discuss Oscar worthy films, Selma, and Idris Elba as a possible James Bond.
 

 
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Review: Cake

 
Synopsis: Claire becomes fascinated by the suicide of a woman in her chronic pain support group while grappling with her own, very raw personal tragedy. (c) Imdb

 

 

When the 2015 Oscar nominations were made, Jennifer Aniston’s name has been floated as a major snub. Cake, opening nationwide on January 23rd, will giv…

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Mike Leigh's Mr. Turner A Magnificent, Yet Boring Art Film

 

This film explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in …

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Review: Little Accidents

 

 

 
 

Synopsis: In a small American town still living in the shadow of a terrible coal mine accident, the disappearance of a teenage boy draws together a surviving miner, the lonely wife of a mine executive, and a local boy in a web of secrets. (Imdb)
 

 

First time director Sara Colangelo mi…

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American Sniper is an Exceptional War Epic

 

Synopsis: Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle’s pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can’t leave behind.

 

 

We’ve all seen many war films as they seem to be a staple for …

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August 13, 2004
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Danny The Dog Will Be Released By Rogue Pictures As Unleashed in 2005

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Danny the Dog, the impressive looking Jet Li / Bob Hoskins / Morgan Freeman flick starring Li as an imprisoned and emotionally stunted pit fighter will get a North American…

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I Heart Huckabees Website Online

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Of the gala presentations at this year’s Toronto Film Festival David Russell’s I Heart Huckabees is one of the most intriguing. Check out the Festival-provided synopsis: I ♥ HUCKABEES begins…

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August 13, 2004
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Seven Minutes Of Without A Paddle Online

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Okay, I posted a little something about the solid trailer for the Matthew Lillard / Seth Green / Dax Shepard comedy a while back so it caught my eye when…

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August 13, 2004
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Bring on the Jihad …

— Posted by John Campea

Oh, my. Sometimes I just have to wonder what people are thinking when they make a film and Ridley Scott’s latest is one of those times. Scott’s next film, Kingdom…

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August 13, 2004
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A Pair of Interesting Joss Whedon Rumors …

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A pair of interesting Whedon-related articles appeared on SciFi.com today … In the first Whedon lets it be known that while he is still interested in pursuing those rumored Buffy-verse…

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August 13, 2004
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Who’s been a naughty boy? Tom Sizemore has!

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There are certain guys that you can just always count on for certain roles. Tom Sizemore is one of these guys. However, at the same time, he doesn‚Äôt strike me…

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August 13, 2004
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Scene From Blade: Trinity Online at Maxim

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Have I mentioned that it’s quarter after five in the morning and I’m dead tired. I hate my life. Here. Watch Jessica Biel kill some bad guys.

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August 13, 2004
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Teaser Trailer for Steven Chow’s Kung Fu Hustle Online

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It’s way too early and I’m way too tired to think of anything clever to say or to even bother to post a picture. It’s Chow’s follow up to Shaolin…

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August 12, 2004
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Jude Law Wants In On The Watchmen!

— Posted by John Campea

Sweet Jeebus! Jude Law as Ozymandius! He wants to do it! I mean, he REALLY wants to do it! Why isn’t this contract signed yet!?!? Sign it NOW!! Now, dammit,…

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August 12, 2004
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Hey! Twentieth Century Fox thinks we’re worth scamming!

— Posted by John Campea

For those of you who didn‚Äôt notice this already, in Bubba‚Äôs post about the cancellation of the advanced screenings of Alien Vs Predator, ‚Äúsomeone‚Äù left a comment saying they saw…

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August 12, 2004
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New Egoyan Film Shooting In Toronto This Month

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Atom Egoyan is one of my homeland’s finest cinematic exports with the likes of The Sweet Hereafter and Felicia’s Journey drawing major acclaim worldwide. Following a brief flirtation with directing…

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August 12, 2004
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Last Life in the Universe and Bright Future to Hit DVD in 2005

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Just a quick follow up to the gushing article I wrote about these films here … the folks at Palm have confirmed that both Last Life in the Universe and…

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August 12, 2004
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Sofia Coppola Tackles Marie Antoinette. I Know How This One’s Going to End.

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After a pair of critically acclaimed ultra-low budget indie films – The Virgin Suicides and Lost In Translation – Sofia Coppola is making the jump to big budget studio fare,…

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August 12, 2004
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MI:3 Bumped Back, War of the Worlds on the Fast Track

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Well, the mission may not be impossible, but it is at least proving difficult enough that the producers have stuck it on the back burner for the time being. Word…

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August 11, 2004
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Wow. Who says movies don’t influence people

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So a guy who got off scott-free for killing his girlfriend saw “The Passion” and decided to confess. Ummm… wow. A man who said Mel Gibson ‘s film “The Passion…

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August 11, 2004
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Mirror Mask Interview And Still Shots

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Y’know, being a big fan of Neil Gaiman’s writing I’m really not sure why I haven’t been following Mirror Mask an awful lot more than I have been, but a…

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August 11, 2004
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Eros Website Online

— Posted by John Campea

I’ve been waiting to see ANYTHING from this project from the day I saw the first announcement so a huge thank you to reader iamNataku for sending this in ……

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August 11, 2004
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Fahrenheit 9/11 DVD Out In October

— Posted by John Campea

Hey, look at that … just in time for this year’s presidential election … Columbia Tristar has announced that they will be releasing Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11 on October 5th….

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