Avengers Age of Ultron uses recycled but effective material

 

Synopsis: When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and it is up to the Avengers to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans.

 

Avengers: Age of Ultron has been everywhere and now it’s finally here. While it’s lost its “first time” appeal being the second film…

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Kristen Stewart Delivers An Impressive Performance in Clouds of Sils Maria

 

Maria Enders (Juliette Binoche) is an actress at the peak of her international career who is asked to perform in a revival of the play that made her famous twenty years earlier. Back then she played the role of Sigrid, an alluring young woman who disarms and eventually drives her boss Helena to suicide. Now she is being asked to step …

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The Nightmare Could Be 2015's Scariest Documentary

 

Simple synopsis: A look at a frightening condition that plagues thousands; sleep paralysis.

 

Very few movies have stuck with me beyond the SXSW Film Festival like the documentary The Nightmare has. Though not for everyone, Room 237 director Rodney Ascher crafts an effectively unsettling and extremely creepy documentary on …

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DVD Review of Big Eyes: Even Creepier Than Kid Paintings Is A Creepy Husband

 
Synopsis: A real-life story of painter Margaret Keane and her world famous paintings that were credited to her husband.
 

 

It seems like it’s been a long time since Tim Burton has made a movie that isn’t weird and that actually has some meaning to it. Big Eyes is the story of Margaret Keane and her manipulative hus…

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Vincent D'Onofrio on Dardevil and Jurassic World

 

Recently I got a chance to speak with Vincent D’Onofrio about the slew on work he’s been a part of. Here is what he said:

 

Jim: Hey Vincent, so how did you get involved with the film Broken Horses?

 
Vincent: I met Vidhu in New York. I rode my bicycle to where he was staying and we met in the lobby. We had a great…

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Why Film Geeks Should See Ex Machina Before Avengers: Age of Ultron

 

Earning fantastic reviews and sensational word-of-mouth during its limited release, Ex Machina plans to expand during these next few weekends in additional cities. The latest science fiction movie has a numerous amount of potential to connect with audiences including an original premise, an emerging filmmaker, a sleek look, effective …

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Ex Machina explores the suspenseful morality of A.I.

 
Synopsis: A young programmer is selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment in artificial intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breathtaking female A.I.

 

 

The concept of Artificial Intelligence has been done so many times in film. Whether it be a destructive force like Terminator or a so…

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Director Sara Colangelo on what inspired her to make Little Accidents

 

 

Jim: Hi Sara.

 
Sara: Hey, how are you?
 

Jim: I’m great. So, I saw that you wrote and directed the movie, how did you come up with the idea for this film?

 
Sara: I had made a short film of the same title, it was at Sundance in 2010. It was set in a completely different world, it was set in my…

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Batman V Superman Official Teaser

I’m torn about this teaser. On one hand, I know this is just a teaser and the movie is a year away. They can only reveal, but so much, at this point and time. However, the fan boy inside of me hates this teaser WITH a passion. I wasn’t excited at all. To be completely truthful, I was mostly bored. What I despise most is the tone of the teaser. It’s…

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A Buddy Comedy that's Relevant and Fun

 

 
Synopsis: Four longtime friends set out on a journey throughout New York City attempting to regain control of their lives. 
 

Darren Grodsky and Danny Jacobs know what being friends is all about. Not only did they write and direct Growing Up and Other Lies together, but the latter stars in the film. Joining Jacobs…

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July 30, 2004
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Bubba Reviews The Village

— Posted by John Campea

I would like to preface this review by saying that teenage girls are stupid. Or, at the very least, the teenage girls who were sitting next to me at The…

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July 28, 2004
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Batman Begins Teaser Trailer Online!

— Posted by John Campea

I don’t really need to say anything else, do I? Thanks to Twitch for pointing this out. Here are the links to the Quicktime versions, because all other formats are…

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July 28, 2004
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Tell me what to watch!!

— Posted by John Campea

I thought I would post this to show to people that contrary to popular belief I am interested in what you think or your opinions. Here is the deal. For…

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July 27, 2004
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The Village Giveaway Contest!

— Posted by John Campea

Good Lord, do we ever like giving stuff away. We like it so much, in fact, that we’re not even going to wait for our Lady Snowblood DVD giveaway contest…

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July 27, 2004
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Miike Interview at Fangoria

— Posted by John Campea

Fangoria has just run the first part of a lengthy interview with Takashi Miike – conducted in part by Cabin Fever director Eli Roth – and it’s a good one….

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July 27, 2004
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Neil Gaiman’s Death: The High Cost of Living in Developement at New Line

— Posted by John Campea

Well, it’s not a Sandman movie, but it’s close … Neil Gaiman’s Death: The High Cost of Living is in development at New Line based on Gaiman’s own script with…

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July 27, 2004
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Fantastic Four’s Thing Will NOT Be CGI

— Posted by John Campea

According to an article on SciFi.com The Fantastic Four’s Ben Grimm / Thing will NOT be a CG created character. Actor Michael Chiklis is quoted saying, “I did not want…

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July 27, 2004
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Chan Wook Park Receives Korean Cultural Award for Old Boy, Celebrates By Launching a New Production Company With Pretty Much Every Major Korean Director Working Today

— Posted by John Campea

Korean director Chan Wook Park – along with his producer and star – are all receiving major Korean cultural awards for their work on Old Boy. “To recognize the contribution…

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July 27, 2004
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Harold and Kumar Review

— Posted by John Campea

The good folks over at Screen Daily have posted a review of Harold and Kumar go to White Castle and they HATE it. Really. Very active dislike here. Though frankly,…

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July 27, 2004
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Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy Teaser Online!

— Posted by Rodney

Whee! I’ve been itching to see this teaser – just unveiled at the San Diego Comic Con – so I was more than a little pleased to get an email…

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July 26, 2004
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New TV Spots for The Village Online!

— Posted by John Campea

Four new TV spots for M. Night Shyamalan’s The Village have just turned up online. These exist in a couple different formats, but I’m only going to give you the…

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July 26, 2004
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Shaun of the Dead UK DVD Details!

— Posted by John Campea

Huzzah! Specs for the UK DVD of Shaun of the Dead have hit the web and it looks awesome! Not only has the DVD release been moved up to September…

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July 26, 2004
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Only A Week Left to Enter Our DVD Giveaway Contest!

— Posted by John Campea

Time’s running out if you want to lay claim to the Lady Snowblood DVDs we’re giving away. Haven’t entered yet? Read the rules here and get to it.

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July 26, 2004
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Return of The King Extended Edition News. Again.

— Posted by John Campea

Obviously jealous of my movie news superiority, Day-vuh just erased my post about the upcoming Return of the King Extended Edition DVD set. The search features over on the One…

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July 26, 2004
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News From the Box Office: Fahrenheit an Official Blockbuster, Bourne Dominates, Catwoman Tanks Horribly.

— Posted by John Campea

A trio of interesting news bits from the box office this week. First, and somewhat surprisingly, The Bourne Supremacy totally dominated with a weekend take over $53 million. That’s almost…

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July 26, 2004
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Arahan Wins Top Awards at Puchon!

— Posted by John Campea

Korean martial arts fantasy film Arahan has won two top awards at this year’s Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival. The Puchon festival is the largest genre festival in Asia and…

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July 25, 2004
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Holy Crap! Matthew Lillard Just Made A Film That I Might Actually Pay to See!

— Posted by John Campea

C’mon. Admit it. You know who Matthew Lillard is. He was Shaggy in the Scooby Doo films, in which he starred with Freddy Prinze Jr. He was also in Summer…

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July 25, 2004
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Big Bald Dave Reviews The Donnie Darko Director’s Cut!

— Posted by John Campea

Ah … I’m just itching to see this. My love for Donnie Darko is on an epic scale. This is just a fantastic film, easily one of the best debut…

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