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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July 10, 2004
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John reviews anchorman

— Posted by John Campea

Stupid, brainless laughs. It’s all I was expecting or hoping for out of Anchorman, and I’m pleased to say it delivered just that‚Ķ but nothing more. But as I mentioned…

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July 9, 2004
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Suspect Zero. A.k.a.: Ghandi 2. Have a Trailer Why Doncha.

— Posted by John Campea

There I am, exiting the giant theatre (after waiting till the movie was over before I left, See Below) likely complaining about how bloated the average ticket price is these…

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July 9, 2004
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Police Academy 8 is Happening to your Life. Oh Yes it is.

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, I’ll have to fill this in once I get more info because I forgot to clip the newspaper article while I was on the subway yesterday. However, there it…

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July 9, 2004
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Random Thought of the past Minute.

— Posted by John Campea

If this so-called “big-fat-liar” really is only preaching to the choir, what are you raging on about as if you’ve been ear-banged by rabid goats?

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July 9, 2004
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Webmasters Know Everything Part 2.

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, this is a carry-over from this post I made a couple days ago. Reuters has a nice article about Disney’s pani….er… “concern” over the success of “King Arthur” –…

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July 9, 2004
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Welcome to Your New Low, I’ll be Your Wasabi Tuna for the Evening.

— Posted by John Campea

Anyone who has complained that some movie is the worst thing they’ve ever seen. Has not seen this. This, my pupils, is really, really bad stuff. Seriously. I’m dumbfounded. Apparently,…

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July 8, 2004
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Pauly Shore is Dead. It’s not a Fact. But it is a movie. With a Trailer.

— Posted by John Campea

Here’s an angle I haven’t seen very much. Got a flagging — or in this case, dead — career?.. Well instead of running around showing that you still got it,…

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July 8, 2004
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Now that you’ve shut up, SIDDOWN!!!!

— Posted by John Campea

Before sitting, recall the art of Shutting Up. Okay, lemme express something here: You’ll be able to leave the blasted theatre. I swear. Honest. No kidding: you’ll leave the building….

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July 8, 2004
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Shaun of the Dead Releases September 17th!

— Posted by John Campea

Hey there boys and girls … it has just been announced that Shaun of the Dead – the brilliant horror comedy from Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg – will get…

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July 8, 2004
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Monty Python on Broadway

— Posted by John Campea

I know this doesnt technically count as movie news, but it is spawned from the movies. Eric Idle, an original Monty Python comedy troupe cast member, has resurrected material from…

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July 8, 2004
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Spider-Man 2 In Lego Vision!

— Posted by John Campea

This is just too much fun not to mention … apparently Sony, Marvel and Lego got together and commisioned a stop motion animator to produce an animated short to coincide…

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July 8, 2004
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Wow. This is Gonna Win Some Razzies.

— Posted by John Campea

Oh my. The trailer for the Resident Evil sequel is online and it looks so bad it’ll have you thinking that Paul W. S. Anderson’s original was Citizen Kane. Pick…

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July 8, 2004
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Only 3 in the Fantastic Four?

— Posted by John Campea

Well not exactly. But three of of four have actually been cast. No news yet on who will play the nemisis Doctor Doom, but rumours are bouncing around as to…

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July 7, 2004
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It’s Nice to be Acknowledged.. by important people even.

— Posted by John Campea

I just thought I’d point this out based on the pure fact that it makes us feel good. What I believe is our first full Internet Movie Database reference.

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July 7, 2004
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Anchorman reviews

— Posted by John Campea

When going to see a Will Ferrell movie, like Anchorman, one has to take a few things with a grain of salt. Ferrell does Ferrell style comedy, and does it…

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July 7, 2004
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Best Comic Book Film Ever?

— Posted by John Campea

As this strange collision of nostalgia, marketing and some fine film making continues to vault Spider-Man 2 (Look! I remembered the hyphen! Happy?) into the box office stratosphere an awful…

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July 7, 2004
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Because What the World Needs is an Uplifting Film About Cephalopod Athletics.

— Posted by John Campea

Okay. Whilst sitting in one of Toronto’s now smoke-free clubs last week enjoying the soothing sounds of Iron and Wine I got on to the topic of Japanese culture with…

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July 7, 2004
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Throwdown – New Judo Film From Johnnie To!

— Posted by John Campea

I feel that I should preface this post by saying that I’ve never been much of a fan of Hong Kong’s Johnnie To. I should also say that I’m pretty…

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