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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DVD Review: Nightcrawler

 

 

Jake Gyllenhaal doesn’t take no for an answer in Nightcrawler. Currently available on Blu-ray, DVD, and VOD everywhere.

 

In one of his finest performances to date, Gyllenhaal, transforms himself into a neurotic crash chaser Lou Bloom. Lou is a modern young guy who finds himself on the unfortunate end of the j…

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Dual 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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July 16, 2004
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Jack Black is Green Lantern. Let the Black/Green Jokes begin.

— Posted by John Campea

Now, they don’t list a source for this currently, but here, aintitcool.com is saying that Jack Black is slated to be the Green Lantern. Warner Bros. is controlling how this…

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July 16, 2004
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New Sky Captain Trailer and Footage Online!

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, this has been posted all over the net already, but it’s so good it definitely bears repeating. There’s a new trailer for Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow,…

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July 16, 2004
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Serenity Animated Prequel? A Live Action Trilogy?

— Posted by John Campea

Some interesting news from the set of the Serenity movie … for those who don’t know Serenity is the feature film adaptation of Joss Whedon’s stellar (bad pun. bad, bad…

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July 16, 2004
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Trailer for Jet Li’s Danny The Dog Online

— Posted by John Campea

Of the work that Jet Li has done outside of China the best stuff has surprisingly come not from the US but from France in his work for Luc Besson’s…

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July 15, 2004
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I, Robot reviews

— Posted by John Campea

Love or hate Will Smith, one has to admit that from time to time he can bring some pretty entertaining characters to life on the screen (I‚Äôm not a big…

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July 15, 2004
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Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2. This is not a Joke. There’s a Trailer to prove it.

— Posted by John Campea

One of the worst movie-related experiences my eyes have been scathed by was, now try and imagine this for a second – being practically FORCED to watch Baby Geniuses -TWICE-…

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July 15, 2004
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Trailer for New Chan Wook Park Film Online!

— Posted by John Campea

Now here’s a project I’ve been aching to see ever since I first heard of it … it doesn’t take a genius to recognize that Asian horror films are a…

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July 15, 2004
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New Film From Director of Ong Bak!

— Posted by John Campea

No, it doesn’t star Tony Jaa but here’s a little something from Thailand to carry you over until his next flick is ready … Born to Fight is the latest…

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July 14, 2004
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Uncut Hero Hits DVD in China July 16th!

— Posted by John Campea

I’m still looking for some details on this, but it looks as though the uncut version of Hero is finally hitting DVD in mainland China on July 16th. It’s been…

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July 14, 2004
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We Have A Winner!

— Posted by John Campea

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, the polls have closed, a ton of entries were submitted and we have ourselves a winner for our Takashi Miike DVD contest. Thanks to everyone who…

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July 14, 2004
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Some Films Announced for Toronto Film Festival!

— Posted by John Campea

Yeah, what I said yesterday about not expecting to see a list of films for the Toronto Film Festival until August? Yeah, ignore that. The full list may not be…

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July 13, 2004
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Some Tidbits on The Man With the Screaming Brain!

— Posted by John Campea

I looked for a pretty picture for this, honest I did, but there just don’t seem to be any out there. Alas. I posted a while back about The Man…

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July 13, 2004
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Six Minute Steamboy Trailer Online!

— Posted by John Campea

Yeah, I know I’ve already posted a bunch about this film but what can I say, I’m looking forward to it. Six minutes of footage from Steamboy – the new…

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July 13, 2004
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Toronto Film Festival Website Is Live!

— Posted by John Campea

The website for the 2004 edition of the Toronto International Film Festival is now online here. The full film list will not appear until late August – they’re still screening…

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July 13, 2004
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Hey Look! Hero’s Getting Screwed Over Again!

— Posted by John Campea

Don’t know if this is also the case in the ol’ U.S. of A. but here in Canada it looks as though Hero’s release date is on the move yet…

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July 13, 2004
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Superman Now Directorless

— Posted by John Campea

I noticed this a while ago on Ain’t it cool, but since someone just made a recent comment in our old Superman thread, I thought I should mention it. The…

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July 12, 2004
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Last Day for Our Miike DVD Giveaway Contest.

— Posted by John Campea

Yes, it’s true. And the title says it all. Click here for details.

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July 12, 2004
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Orwell Rolls In His Grave Debuts July 23rd

— Posted by John Campea

Well, here’s a fascinating thing that arrived in my mailbox today, and mighty appropriate given how much we’ve been talking about how much the media does or does not distort…

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“I once stole a pornographic book that was printed in Braille. I used to rub the dirty parts.”

— Woody Allen as Fielding Mellish from
Bananas, 1971

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