Audiences Will Check-In to The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

 

THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL is the expansionist dream of Sonny (Dev Patel), and it’s making more claims on his time than he has available, considering his imminent marriage to the love of his life, Sunaina (Tina Desai). Sonny has his eye on a promising property now that his first venture, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the…

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Neil Blomkamp's Chappie is Barely Better than Crappy

 
Synopsis: In the near future, crime is patrolled by an oppressive mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.
 

 
District 9 and Elysium Director Neil Blomkamp presents his next sci-fi film Chappie w…

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Red Army Flawlessly Blends Hockey and History

From Oscar (R) nominated and Emmy award-winning filmmakers, RED ARMY is a feature documentary about the Soviet Union and the most successful dynasty in sports history: the Red Army hockey team. Told from the perspective of its captain Slava Fetisov, the story portrays his transformation from national hero to political enemy. From the USSR to Ru…

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The 2015 Boulder Film Festival Offers A Diverse Film (and Food) Lineup

 

The Boulder Film Festival, which runs from March 5th to the 8th, is a unique film festival for the Rocky Mountain region. March is a good time to catch up on movies playing the festival circuit because of the lack of quality programming especially after the Academy Awards.

 

Speaking of awards season, last year Oscar nomina…

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The Small and Intimate Madison Wizard World Comic Con

The Wizard World Comic Con is a year round comic convention that makes stops all around-the country. Last month it made a stop in Madison Wisconsin. I was on hand to cover the event and the following are some of what I experienced…

 

 

After previously attending the popular Wizard World Chicago Comic Con that falls in Aug…

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DVD Review: Birdman

 

 
Synopsis: A washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to the opening of his Broadway play. (c)Imdb
 

 

The movie of the year is finally out for everyone to see on DVD and Blu-ray. After sweeping th…

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

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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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August 16, 2004
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Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg To Appear in New Romero Zombie Film!

— Posted by John Campea

Thanks to the keen eye of regular reader Kelly Shaw I came across this article on Fangoria tipping us to the fact that Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg of Shaun…

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August 14, 2004
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Full Trailer For I Heart Huckabees Online. Yeah, I’m Sold.

— Posted by John Campea

Like the title says, the trailer for David O Russell’s new film is online and looking amazing in a very absurd, existential sort of way. The cast is fantastic with…

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August 14, 2004
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Early Review From A Test Screening of The Grudge

— Posted by John Campea

Creature Corner has just run a lengthy, detailed and massively positive review of Takashi Shimizu’s The Grudge – a remake of his own Japanese film Juon – and it’s totally…

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August 14, 2004
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Taxi – Who on earth thought this was a good idea?

— Posted by John Campea

Does one really need to see anything else in a trailer or poster for a movie that includes the phrase “Starring Jimmy Fallon” to know beyond a shadow of a…

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August 14, 2004
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An Old-School Spook Movie. A Very Good One in fact.

— Posted by John Campea

Well, it *is* Friday the 13th, right? (Well, it was when I started writing this) So I’m gonna give up a little write-up on one of my favourite horror/suspense films….

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August 14, 2004
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John’s Review of AVP ‚Äì It didn’t suck

— Posted by John Campea

Ok, I know all the critics are ripping this film to shreads. I can already feel the pressure to give a SERIOUSLY negative review. But screw it, I’m gonna tell…

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August 13, 2004
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Early Reviews are In On Alien Versus Predator And It Aint Pretty …

— Posted by John Campea

It’s early yet but some of the major critics are starting to weigh in on Alien Versus Predator and the ratings are coming in even lower than they did 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

— Posted by John Campea

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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August 13, 2004
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I Heart Huckabees Website Online

— Posted by John Campea

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

— Posted by John Campea

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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