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 11, 2004
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I Think I Just Soiled Myself.

— Posted by John Campea

Gah! Dark Horizons is reporting that once they finally get a breather from the never ending Shaun of the Dead press junket Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg will begin scripting…

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August 11, 2004
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All Is Not Well on the AvP Front …

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It’s never a good sign when a studio cancels the premiere of a film they’ve spent buckets of money promoting, but it happened this week. The film? Aliens Versus Predator….

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August 11, 2004
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Whoo? Woo!

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Hurray! John Woo’s making himself a good ol’ fashioned Woo film again, and he’s going back to China and reuniting with his biggest star to do it! CHUD is reporting…

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August 11, 2004
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Hey Look! There Goes Ben Kingsley’s Credibility!

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Ben Kingsley must be really hard up for cash. First there was his part in that by all accounts horrible Thunderbirds film and now comes word that the man has…

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August 11, 2004
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Whoopsie! Has Night Been a Naughty Boy?

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Already embroiled in a lawsuit accusing him of stealing plot elements in Signs, M. Night Shyamalan may have some more trouble brewing … I first heard about the accusations that…

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August 11, 2004
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Lucas Wants Originals Preserved!!! — Oh, wait.. Just not the Star Wars Originals. Silly me.

— Posted by John Campea

That’s right, at least somewhere, George’s brain is wired correctly about what should be done about old-style movies. Lucas, along with many other purists, directors and movie-industry-legend types, wants Black…

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August 11, 2004
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Details on Michael Mann’s Next Film …

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Variety is reporting that Michael Mann’s next film will be a depression era crime film based on Bryan Burrough’s Barbarians At The Gate. Leonardo DiCaprio is slated to star ……

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August 11, 2004
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Great Article On Chan-Wook Park’s Contribution To Three: Monster

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, if you think my fixation with Japanese films is something to behold you’ve obviously never talked to KungFuGuy about the film scene in Korea. The guy can quote Korean…

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August 10, 2004
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Holy Crap! I Stopped Paying Attention For A Couple Months And Palm Pictures Went and Bought a Pant Load of Killer Asian Films!

— Posted by John Campea

Golly. Palm Pictures first demonstrated that they had a clue about Asian film last year when they picked up the rights to the Pang Brothers stellar horror flick The Eye…

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August 10, 2004
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Who Will Win? Alien Vs Predator

— Posted by John Campea

A while ago we posted about this weekend’s sure win for #1 at the boxoffice. Aliens Vs Predator. People responded passionately about who would win, offering their theories as to…

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August 10, 2004
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Little black book works despite Murphy

— Posted by John Campea

Right up front I should let you know that I’m not a huge fan of romantic comedies. Above all other genres they carry a high rate of formulaic and overdone…

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August 9, 2004
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See The New Batmobile in Action!

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Some guys with a video camera spotted the new Batmobile during filming in Chicago … it’s not gonna convince people who don’t like the new design direction but as far…

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August 9, 2004
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Hey, Look! More Confusion About Superman!

— Posted by John Campea

Another day, another conflicting Superman rumor … on one hand CHUD is reporting that director Bryan Singer is in hot pursuit of Smallville actor Tom Welling, supposedly offering him a…

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August 9, 2004
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Open Water Does Massive Business

— Posted by John Campea

Just taking a look at Box Office Mojo, probably the best box office tracking site out there, and spotted som interesting numbers. Sure, everybody knew that Collateral would top the…

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August 9, 2004
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Lion’s Gate Buys Tobe Hooper’s The Toolbox Murders

— Posted by John Campea

According to Fangoria Lions Gate Films has just bought rights to horror legend Tobe Hooper’s The Toolbox Murders. Lions Gate is planning a fall 2005 DVD release and is mulling…

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August 9, 2004
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Info on the Hellboy Extended DVD Release

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, I’m feeling pretty smug about holding off on the theatrical release DVD of Hellboy right now. I knew there was an extended version coming out, but specs hadn’t been…

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August 9, 2004
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In Toronto? Want to See Sets From the New Ron Howard Film?

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, if I didn’t suck so bad – actually, if my digital camera didn’t suck so bad – I’d have pictures to put up here but it does, so you’ll…

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August 9, 2004
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Images From Blue Sky’s Robots

— Posted by John Campea

While I’m not convinced their story department or character designers are as good as the ones over at Pixar – the number of abandoned pieces of animation on the Ice…

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