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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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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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

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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

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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!

— Posted by John Campea

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!

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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

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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

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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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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

— Posted by John Campea

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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