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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A Female Hero Saves The World In Survivor

 
Synopsis:A Foreign Service Officer in London tries to prevent a terrorist attack set to hit New York, but is forced to go on the run when she is framed for crimes she did not commit. (Imdb)
 

 

In a summer season that usually produces a bundle of of action crime thrillers, Survivor stands on it’s own ground. Directo…

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Director James McTeigue Talks Survivor And Working With The Wachowski's

 

 

With the DVD and Blu-ray release of Survivor out June 23, I had a chance to talk to director James McTeigue. James talks about what it was like to work with Pierce Brosnan and Milla Jovovich, collaborating with the Wachowski’s, and the recently released Netflix series Sense8.

 

Jim: Hey James, good to hear from yo…

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August 22, 2004
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Spider-Man 2 DVD Cover

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The good folks over at Comics 2 Film are reporting that the image you see here on the left is the chosen cover art for the upcoming Spider-Man 2 DVD…

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August 21, 2004
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Old Boy Ultimate Edition

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Okay. If you’ve been reading the site for a while you’ve undoubtedly come across me rambling about how well the Koreans tend to package their DVDs. And you’ve probably just…

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August 21, 2004
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Spider-Man 2 DVD coming November 30th

— Posted by John Campea

As I mentioned in my review, Spider-Man 2 ended up exceeding all my expectations, and surpassed the original in just about every way. It’s just a solid solid film. Reuters…

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August 20, 2004
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Kevin Smith Wants Your Films. No Really, He Does.

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You know, I’m not really sure how to describe Kevin Smith’s new Movies Askew website beyond saying that you can send him your films, so I’m just gonna let him…

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August 20, 2004
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Last Shot Trailer

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Is Jeff Nathanson the new David Mamet? Could be. If nothing else he’s certainly fond of a few of Mamet’s regular actors and the basic plot of The Last Shot…

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August 20, 2004
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North American Website For Taegukgi Now Online

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Sony Pictures Classics has launched their web site for the Korean War epic Taegukgi in preperation for their September 3rd release of the film here in North America. This film…

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August 20, 2004
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Three: Monster Review

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The Korea Times has just run an english language review of Three: Monster – being released as Three: Extreme in Hong Kong – and it sounds good. For those not…

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August 20, 2004
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Yen? Hung? Yes.

— Posted by John Campea

Ah, now there’s a picture sure to warm the cockles of any kung fu fan’s heart. Why’s that? The man on the right is Donnie Yen, on the left Sammo…

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August 19, 2004
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Lion’s Gate to Release Ju-On DVD November 9th

— Posted by John Campea

Fangoria is reporting that Lion’s Gate will be releasing Takashi Shimizu’s original Japanese Ju-On: The Grudge on DVD November 9th. I knew this was going to be coming along sometime…

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August 19, 2004
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Website For Jackie Chan’s New Police Story Online

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This is the first film Chan’s made back in his native Hong Kong in a while and it looks to be his best film in a good long time ……

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August 19, 2004
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Life Aquatic Trailer Now Available in Quicktime!

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Ah, new it was only a matter of time before this turned up … the trailer for Wes Anderson’s Life Aquatic is now available in glorious, high resolution Quicktime format…

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August 19, 2004
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Japanese 2046 Website Online

— Posted by John Campea

The ever vigilant Hitman over on the KFC message boards has pointed out that the Japanese website for Wong Kar-Wai’s 2046 is now online. Sure, you won’t be able to…

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August 19, 2004
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gdface.com’s (“Face”) Self Identity Problem and How it Screws Up Wonderful Movies.

— Posted by John Campea

A whole lot of amazing things happened the other day: Most of them having to do with sharing a pint with the ‘Shaun of the Dead’ crowd and talking about…

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August 19, 2004
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The Star Wars Universe is Momentarily Silenced.

— Posted by John Campea

Shock waves blasted through the geeky realm of Star Wars hyper-fandom yesterday as, while standing in line for our Shaun of the Dead Screening, our very own Star Wars nut,…

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August 18, 2004
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Bubba Talks to Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost About Their Life Post-Shaun of the Dead …

— Posted by John Campea

As the observant among you will have picked up from our ramblings farther down the page – what? you don’t check for new content several times a day? – the…

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August 18, 2004
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Open Water Review

— Posted by John Campea

Our good friend Big Bald Dave just sent in a review he wrote of Open Water for his lovely Imagine ‘Dat website. Does he like it? You bet. Read on…

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August 18, 2004
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David Boreanaz is brought to you today by the Number 4.

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David Boreanaz is drawing his line in the sand insisting that if he returns to the role of TV’s Angel, that it will have to be on the big screen….

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August 18, 2004
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Charlize Theron as Aeon Flux

— Posted by John Campea

This is a match up that might just fall under the Catwoman category if its not done right. Hot Actress + Sexy Revealing Costume = Bad movie. Lets hope there…

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