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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Star War: Force Awakens Official Teaser #2

What do you want me to say? This teaser is critic proof from beginning to end. But, to avoid being biased, I’ll say something unfavorable. John Boyega has to keep his mouth closed. Every scene he’s is in, it’s open. That’s the best I have. Anything else would be an absolute lie. Luke Skywalker’s monologue throughout the teaser is perfect . The cras…

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Which Films Will Dominate The Box Office in 2015?

With superhero films dominating the industry at the moment, many can speculate as to which films will be successful in this arena. In 2014, studios saw that the superhero genre was lucrative but still had their doubts. Captain America: The Winter Soldier was an expected victory given The Avengers’ success and X-Men: Days of Future Past was inte…

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Kingsman: The Secret Service Movie Review


Director: Matthew Vaughn
Writers: Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Starring: Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Strong, Taron Egerton, and Michael Caine

Matthew Vaughn has crossed the threshold and gained the prestigious title as one of my top 10 directors out right now. I’m a big fan of his style. It can o…

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DVD Review of Wild: A Wild Journey that Doesn't Excite

 

Synopsis: A woman takes a 1,100 mile hike down the PCT in order to deal with a personal issue. 

 

 

Wild isn’t as wild as the title suggests. It’s rather more mundane. Based on a memoir by Cheryl Strayed, who experienced the events depicted in the movie. I could see how this was worth being made into a book, tho…

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While We're Young Exposes Generational Divide for Laughs, Drama

 

 
Noah Boaumbach’s comedy While We’re Young stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as Josh and Cornelia, a childless New York married couple in their mid-forties. As their other friends all start having children, the couple gravitates toward a young hipster couple named Jamie (Adam Driver) and Darby (Amanda Seyfried). He’s an asp…

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

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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!

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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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July 25, 2004
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Idle Speculation and Baseless Rumor

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Hey kids … here’s a scrap of information to stir the program – rumor pot for the Toronto Film fest … our good friend Nick just went to a volunteer…

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July 25, 2004
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Catwoman: Wow this movie sucks

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Can you imagine the uproar if the new Superman movie was re-worked so that Superman is actually a guy named Eddie Sanchez who works as a dish washer in Toronto,…

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July 25, 2004
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Star Wars Episode Three Title!

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Sounds like a scam to me, but they are piping it over at AICN like its all offical and stuff. It was apparently announced at the SanDiego Comic-Con. It would…

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July 24, 2004
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The New Transformers Movie: Filmed in Live Action. No Seriously.

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Yesterday, superherohype & aintitcool posted a little blip about the apparent Tranformers movie coming to your local movie house by summer 2006. Superherohype’s article. Dreamworks and Paramount are the companies…

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July 23, 2004
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Bruce Greenwood

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You know those guys that you see on tons of movies, but you just don’t know who they are because they’re never the lead guy? Yeah? Well Bruce Greenwood is…

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July 23, 2004
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Born To Fight Trailer Online!

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Oh my. I can’t believe what I just saw. The Born To Fight trailer is online. That’s the new film from the director and fight choreographer of Ong Bak. Watch…

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July 23, 2004
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So, How Bad Is Catwoman? Apparently Very.

— Posted by John Campea

Wow. You know a film is bad when its the largest major release of the week, has been the object of a major ad campaign and one of the entertainment…

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July 23, 2004
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The Watchmen is a Go!

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Well, we reported on the rumors of a Darren Aronofsky helmed adaptation of The Watchmen a while back and it looks as though the project is now officially a go….

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July 23, 2004
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Casting Set For US Remake of Infernal Affairs?

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Well, it looks like things are pretty much settled for the US remake of Infernal Affairs and I gotta say I’m not real pleased. According to The Hollywood Reporter the…

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July 22, 2004
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The Movie Blog Upgrading Again.

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It has only been a month, but we’re about to hit the extent of our new bandwidth limit yet again. In the next day or so, we may be down…

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