Mindless Plot That Will Make You Feel Real Sorrow

 
Synopsis: A young woman escapes a couple from a killer couple. 
 

 

Where do I start with this movie? Who is to blame for this mess? How does a semi-intriguing trailer turn into such garbage? These are the sort of thoughts you might be going through in your head if you end up seeing this nonsense of a movie called Sor…

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Terminator Genisys Review

 Director: Alan Taylor
Writers: Laeta Kalogridis and Patrick Lussier
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clark, Emilia Clarke, J.K Simmons

Synopsis: John Connor sends Kyle Reese back in time to protect Sarah Connor, but when he arrives in 1984, nothing is as he expected it to be.

 

 

I…

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This Girl Means Business And Is Bound For Vengeance

 
Synopsis: A  girl escapes the basement she was locked in, and seeks vengeance on her kidnappers.
 

 

A girl is trapped in a basement with no way out, waiting for someone to rescue her, not quite the concept that Jose Manuel Cravioto took for Bound For Vengeance.

 

The movie starts out with a girl chained …

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WWE's Miz and Summer Rae On Their Careers And Filming of Marine 4

 

I had a chance to speak to the Mike “The Miz” Mizanin and Summer Rae (Danielle Moinet) about their experience filming The Marine 4: Moving Target, as well as their experience in WWE.

 

Jim: Hey guys!

 
Miz: How are you?
 

Jim: Miz, this is your second go-around with the Marine. It’s one of the longest runn…

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Madame Bovary Review

 

 
Director: Sophie Barthes
Genre: Drama
Writers: Felipe Marino , Gustave Flaubert, Sophie Barthes
Stars: Paul Giamatti, Ezra Miller, Mia Wasikowska
 
Synopsis: The beautiful wife of a small-town doctor engages in extramarital love affairs in an attempt to advance her social status.

 

 

Madame Bov…

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Lost For Words Loses Your Attention

 
Synopsis: A former marine finds his potential soulmate in Hong Kong. 
 

 

The things one will do for love. In Stanley J. Orzel’s Lost For Words, a young United States ex-marine finds love across the world, only that the romance isn’t as spectacular as you would expect it to be in a movie.

 

Michael (Sean …

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Everything Can Change In 7 Minutes

 
Synopsis: Three high school friends commit a robbery in order to change their lives.
 

 

Writer and director Jay Martin was onto something when he came up with the 7 Minutes script, only that he must have gotten too tired to write a decent ending.

 

7 Minutes is about three longtime friends that have fall…

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The Duff: A Refreshing Teen Comedy With Sass And Charm

 

Synopsis: A high school girl attempts to change her ways and prove she’s more than what others see her as. 

 

 

Finally a teen comedy that packs charm and fun. It’s been a while since Mean Girls changed the landscape of teen high school comedies, and it’s been even longer since the likes of Clueless and the John…

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Ted 2 has laughs but they're short lived

 
Synopsis: Newlywed couple Ted and Tami-Lynn want to have a baby, but in order to qualify to be a parent, Ted will have to prove he’s a person in a court of law.
 

 
What do you get when you take the idea of bringing a Teddy Bear to life and make him a vulgar and obscene friend? You get a unique concept for a film that cap…

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Alex Ross Perry's "Queen of Earth" at BAMcinemaFEST June 22-28

Synopsis: Catherine (Elisabeth Moss) has entered a particularly dark period in her life: her father, a famous artist whose affairs she managed, has recently died, and on the heels of his death she’s dumped by her boyfriend James (Kentucker Audley). Looking to recuperate, Catherine heads out to her best friend Virginia’s (Katherine Waterston) la…

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August 24, 2004
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Japanese Appleseed DVD to Release in November, But No English Subtitles. Same Deal for Hideaki Anno’s Live Action Cutie Honey Adaptation.

— Posted by John Campea

Sigh. I was really hoping that this would be subtitled but the fact that there is an American rights holder pretty much guaranteed that it wouldn’t. Of the big three…

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August 24, 2004
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Marc Evans’ Diary Online

— Posted by John Campea

Thanks to an observant reader for sending this one in … Welsh director Marc Evans, who will be bringing his latest film Trauma to the Toronto Film Festival, has published…

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August 24, 2004
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Arrgh!

— Posted by John Campea

Curses! The last beer in my fridge wasn’t sealed properly and it went flat!

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August 24, 2004
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Hey Look! More Miike Films Coming To DVD!

— Posted by John Campea

Has he reached the point of market saturation yet? I don’t know, but Takashi Miike has got to be coming close. Thanks to Logboy for pointing out the upcoming R1…

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August 24, 2004
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Complete Film Lineup For Toronto Film Festival Announced!

— Posted by John Campea

The complete line up for the Toronto Film Festival – including the Midnight Madness films which weren’t supposed to be announced till this Friday – is now available here and…

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August 24, 2004
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Big Momma’s House 2 is in the works… WHY!?!?

— Posted by John Campea

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that a sequel to the 2000 film Big Momma’s House is all set to roll. There are so many things wrong with this notion that…

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August 23, 2004
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Still Shots From Steven Chow’s Kung Fu Hustle Online

— Posted by John Campea

KungFuCinema.com has posted a series of still shots from Kung Fu Hustle – Steven Chow’s long awaited follow up to Shaolin Soccer. Reasons to get excited about this film: 1….

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August 23, 2004
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Some Details On That Insane Old Boy Ultimate Edition

— Posted by John Campea

Some kind, Korean speaking soul has just posted a detailed list of the special features included on the four disc Old Boy Ultimate Edition over on the KFC boards. There…

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August 23, 2004
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Another Detailed Three: Monster Review

— Posted by John Campea

The Korea herald has just run a detailed review of Three: Monster the three part anthology film with contributions from Chan Wook Park, Fruit Chan and Takashi Miike. Apparently this…

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August 23, 2004
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Russian Fantasy / Horror Film The Night Watch Coming to North America

— Posted by John Campea

Here’s a little something I came across thanks to the good people at GreenCine Daily – which you really should be reading, and not just because they keep saying nice…

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August 23, 2004
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Kitano on DVD

— Posted by John Campea

Good news for Takeshi Kitano fans in this part of the world … The Digital Bits is reporting that Miramax will release DVD editions of Kitano’s Zatoichi and Sonatine on…

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August 23, 2004
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Puppet Sex? Wouldn’t The Strings Get In The Way?

— Posted by John Campea

Variety is reporting that Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s Team America: World Police is in danger of receiving an NC-17 rating due to scenes of “graphic puppet sex”. Puppet sex?…

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August 23, 2004
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Life Aquatic Website Online

— Posted by John Campea

The website for Wes Anderson’s Life Aquatic is now online here. It’s pretty much just the trailer for the time being but I’m sure more will turn up as time…

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August 23, 2004
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Pictures From Danny Boyle’s Millions

— Posted by John Campea

Danny Boyle is a strangely compelling director. His good films – Shallow Grave, Trainspotting, 28 Days Later – are simply incredible, and when his films fail – A Life Less…

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August 22, 2004
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Logboy Just Cost Me A Lot of Money … HK DVDs for Throwdown, Windstruck, Bird People of China and a Bunch More Now Available …

— Posted by John Campea

Man. Problem with running a site like this is that well-informed people point out when things I’ve been waiting to see and it ends up costing me a lot of…

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August 22, 2004
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Whee! New Angry Kid Shorts Online!

— Posted by John Campea

Though not technically a movie, per se, I feel it is my duty, my honor and my priviledge to inform you that Atom Films has posted what looks to be…

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August 22, 2004
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Bubba Reviews Takashi Miike’s Black Society Trilogy

— Posted by John Campea

Ah, the wonders of small children with germs. My son was kind enough to pass along a wee bit of the flu which kept me from heading to work, thus…

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August 22, 2004
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Elektra Clips Online

— Posted by John Campea

Wow. I’m surprised I beat John-boy, Jennifer Garner fetishist that he is, to this one. Comics 2 Film have linked to some footage from the upcoming Elektra – in glorious…

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