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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DVD Review: The Drop

 
Synopsis: Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood’s past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living – no matter the cost. (c) Imdb
 

 

Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini star in the The Drop, availab…

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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.

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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!

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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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July 7, 2004
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Buffy and Angel TV Movies?

— Posted by John Campea

Whedonites may have something more to look forward to. According to ComingSoon.net, James Marsters, who played Spike on the insanely popular Buffy:The Vampire Slayer was heard saying on “Rove Live”…

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July 7, 2004
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Uncut Shaolin Soccer Coming To Theaters In Toronto!

— Posted by John Campea

Yeah, this is a little more location sensitive than most of what we post here, but this is very, very good news for those of us in the Toronto region….

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July 6, 2004
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Only A Week Left to Enter Our Miike DVD Giveaway Contest!

— Posted by John Campea

You read that right boys and girls. We’ve got copies of Artsmagic’s new DVD releases of Takashi Miike’s Full Metal Yakuza and Sabu to give away and you’ve only got…

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July 6, 2004
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Some Discouraging I, Robot News

— Posted by John Campea

Of course something like this comes in right after I post about how I’m planning on going to see the film. Now, this is rumor of the ‘friend of a…

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July 6, 2004
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Batman Begins Trailer to Run In Front of I, Robot

— Posted by John Campea

Itching to see some footage from Christopher Nolan’s new Batman flick? Well, you’ve got less than two weeks to go … Cinescape is reporting that the Batman trailer will be…

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July 6, 2004
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Because That Garfield Movie Was So Good …

— Posted by John Campea

Good lord, what did we do to deserve this? Producer Gabriel Grunfeld, most recently responsible for that horrible Stepford Wives remake, is currently prepping a feature film based on the…

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July 6, 2004
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Ten Disc Matrix Box Announced in the UK

— Posted by John Campea

Well, I think everybody knew that there would be a Matrix box set coming along sometime soon but I don’t think anybody expected it to be quite this good ……

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July 5, 2004
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The Movie Blog on air today

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Just a quick reminder to everyone. I’ll be on air from 2-3pm est talking movies and such on AM 900 CHML. If you’re not in the Hamilton Ontario area, you…

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July 5, 2004
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King Arthur Reviews

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From the first moment I saw the trailer for King Arthur, the word ‚ÄúLEMON‚Äù repeated itself in my head. I‚Äôve yet to see a HOLLYWOODIFICATION of a classic story turn…

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July 5, 2004
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Website For New Jeunet Film Goes Live!

— Posted by John Campea

With the exception of Alien: Resurrection – which I like to pretend never happened – I am a raving, gibbering fool for Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s films. This man is a flat…

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July 5, 2004
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Maybe Webmasters Know Everything. Let’s experiment.

— Posted by John Campea

Here’s my advice to box office analysts and various marketing gurus who suck at their job: Run a website – or make friends with people who do. Why? Well, let…

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