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 9, 2004
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Because There Isn’t Already Enough Incredible Anime Releasing This Year …

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, I’ve got to throw a little disclaimer in here and say that, much to my chagrin, I have not yet seen Makoto Shinkai’s Voices of a Distant Star. I…

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August 9, 2004
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Ewan McGregor and Michael Bay do Sci-Fi?

— Posted by John Campea

Well, it’s certainly not a predictable match but it looks to be the case … Ewan McGregor has signed on to star in sci-fi flick The Island, to be directed…

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August 9, 2004
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Shinya Tsukamoto’s Vital Reviewed At Midnight Eye

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I really need to see this film. Japan’s Shinya Tsukamoto is still best known on this side of the ocean for his techno-nightmare freakout Tetsuo The Iron Man but as…

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August 9, 2004
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Don’t Know if National Treasure Will Be Good or Not, But The Trailer Technology is Mighty Sweet …

— Posted by John Campea

Anybody remember when Nicholas Cage was money in the bank? I do, and I miss those days. I want another Raising Arizona, or another Leaving Las Vegas or another Face…

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August 9, 2004
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Trailer and Website for Nightwatch – A Russian Fantasy Blockbuster

— Posted by John Campea

I’ve been reading a bit about a couple of genre films making major box office waves in Europe without being able to turn up much information about them until now….

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August 9, 2004
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Once Again, We Have a Winner!

— Posted by John Campea

Another contest has come to an end … this time it’s our Village giveaway. Thanks to everybody who entered … the posters are going to Matt and Plutonick, the soundtrack…

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August 8, 2004
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Tom Cruise makes Collateral work

— Posted by John Campea

I admit that I am guilty. Whenever I talk about actors, or give a quick list of who I think are amongst the best actors working today, I consistently overlook…

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August 8, 2004
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The Blue Planet. The Animated Movie Time Forgot. (We Found a Trailer)

— Posted by John Campea

A long, long time ago… well, 6 years ago to be specific, in July 1998 – a studio called “Rainbow Studios” (which still exists based in Phoenix, Arizona: here) unveiled…

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August 8, 2004
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The Forgotten Trailer. Jeepers, I love this one.

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, I’m slow on this I realize– This trailer was released a number of days ago, so it’s likely being beamed in theatres at present although I haven’t seen it…

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August 7, 2004
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Last Chance to Enter Our Village Giveaway!

— Posted by John Campea

Today’s the day. At the end of the day somebody will be the proud owner of a lovely 16 x 20 framed, signed, still from M. Night Shyamalan’s The Village….

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August 7, 2004
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Oscar Category I want to see

— Posted by John Campea

So I have been surfing through the comments and noticed that some people have asked, “Why did you go see the sequel if you didnt like the first one?” or…

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August 7, 2004
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New ‘Shaun of the Dead’ North American Trailer!

— Posted by John Campea

Let’s be honest, we’re sick of telling you why you need to be excited about this film. But you really need to be excited to see this film. Seriously. Shut…

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August 7, 2004
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August 10th – Lost Boys Special Edition 2-Disc DVD Goodness

— Posted by John Campea

This movie is a milestone. Why? Well, because it’s a Joel Schumacher film that I like. And it’s a Corey Haim and Corey Feldman movie that has actually made it…

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August 7, 2004
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Wow. A ‘Theatre Friendly’ Saw Trailer. And all the other ones.

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, so, it’s easily the most screwed up pretense for a film in recent days/weeks/months. And unless the movie goes all David Fincher on us, the movie probably won’t have…

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August 6, 2004
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The Movie Blog Wants Your Help!

— Posted by John Campea

Well boys and girls, got a call from the Toronto Film Festival’s box office this morning and we’ve been spurned. Spurned! No press pass for poor ol’ Bubba. Once I…

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August 5, 2004
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Whatever happened to the “Action Hero”?

— Posted by John Campea

Life is all about change. Cycles in the film industry are a testament to this universal truth. Take for instance the Action Hero. A few years ago there were a…

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August 5, 2004
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An Announcement.

— Posted by John Campea

I would like to take this opportunity to point out that every single post currently on the front page came from me. You slackers.

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August 5, 2004
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Justin Lin To Remake Old Boy

— Posted by John Campea

I’m a bit late on this, but Justin Lin – director of Better Luck Tomorrow – has signed on to remake Old Boy for North America. Meh. Just see the…

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"You either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain."

—Aaron Eckhart as Harvey Dent from The Dark Knight, 2008

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