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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Blackhat: Michael Mann and Chris Hemsworth's Disappointing Generic Computer Thriller

Set within the world of global cybercrime, Legendary’s Blackhat follows a furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners as they hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta.

 

Michael Mann’s generic foray into crafting a meaningful and interesting computer hacking Internation…

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Rory Kennedy Discusses Her Oscar Nominated Last Days of Vietnam

Synopsis: During the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closed in on Saigon as the panicked South Vietnamese people desperately attempted to escape. On the ground, American soldiers and diplomats confronted a moral quandary: whether to obey White House orders to evacuate only U.S. citizens or risk being charged wit…

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Interview: Inherent Vice actor Michael Cotter

 

Inherent Vice opens in theaters on January 9th. I got a chance to talk with one of the actors in the film, Michael Cotter, who plays Rhus Frothingham. We discussed the movie, as well as the cult-hit Dylan Dog.

 

 

Jim: Hey Michael, glad we get to catch up. Wanted to start out with Inherent Vice, what was the process…

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Paul Thomas Anderson's Zany Inherent Vice is a Densely Constructed Masterpiece

 

“Inherent Vice,” is the seventh feature from Paul Thomas Anderson and the first ever film adaption of a Thomas Pynchon novel. When private eye Doc Sportello’s ex-old lady suddenly out of nowhere shows up with a story about her current billionaire land developer boyfriend whom she just happens to be in love with, and a plot by his wife a…

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Ava DuVernay's Masterful Selma is the Timely Movie America Needs

SELMA is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The epic march from Selma to Montgomery culminated in President Johnson (Tom Wilkinson) signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965,…

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June 27, 2004
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Bubba’s Fantasia Picks!

— Posted by John Campea

Never let it be said that we’re not responsive sorts around here. Gripe enough about something and we will generally try and respond. Fantasia has still not released the complete…

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June 27, 2004
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Fahrenheit 9/11 Takes Top Spot at the Box Office, Crushes Documentary Box Office Records in the Process …

— Posted by John Campea

This’ll be the last new Fahrenheit 9/11 post from me for a while, honest … Variety has just released their projected box office figures for this weekend and Michael Moore’s…

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June 27, 2004
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Little Britain = Absurd Comic Genius

— Posted by John Campea

Oh my. Thanks to a recommendation from Edgar Wright (have you read our interview with him yet? you should. here it is.) and a couple of fine British lads who…

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June 27, 2004
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Spiderman 2 reviews looking more than promising

— Posted by John Campea

As the countdown begins for the official release of Spiderman 2, early reviews are causing erections on fan boys everywhere. The good folks over at Rotten Tomatoes summarize some of…

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June 27, 2004
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Post Fahrenheit 9/11 observations

— Posted by John Campea

Every audience in every theatre will inevitably react to a film in a quasi-unique way. After viewing Fahrenheit 9/11 in a St. Catharines Cineplex Odeon theatre last night (which was…

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June 27, 2004
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Trailer For Miyazaki’s New Film Online!

— Posted by John Campea

Here’s something I found thanks to the good people over at KFC Cinema … The trailer for Howl’s Moving Castle – the new film by revered Japanese animation director Hayao…

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June 25, 2004
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Fahrenheit 9/11 Reviewed By Bubba

— Posted by John Campea

So I just got back from Fahrenheit 9/11 and honestly I’m a bit underwhelmed. Is it a good film? Yes, fairly, but it’s not a great film by any definition…

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June 24, 2004
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Have You Seen This Picture? Yeah, Well, It’s Fake.

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, chances are that friend who emails you every bad joke on the planet has sent a big version of this picture to you. – It’s a picture from the…

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June 24, 2004
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Great Fahrenheit 9/11 poster

— Posted by John Campea

Was scanning around this morning and I came across this alternate poster for Fahrenheit 9/11. I realize most of you have already seen it… but I hadn’t, so I’m putting…

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June 23, 2004
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Hey Look! They’ve Found a Way to Make Dungeons and Dragons 2 Even Worse Than the Original!

— Posted by John Campea

Oh man. I wouldn’t have thought it possible to make a worse film than the original Dungeons and Dragons but producer Joel Silver, God bless ‘im, has found a way….

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June 23, 2004
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Takashi Miike DVD Reviews and Giveaway Contest!

— Posted by John Campea

Is it a review? Is it a contest? It’s both! Yessir, the good folks at Artsmagic have sent us some goodies and we’re passing the love along both in terms…

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June 22, 2004
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Release Date for Clone Wars on DVD?

— Posted by John Campea

This is pure rumor mongering, but I spotted another interesting note whilst perusing Digital Bits … they’ve had word that both seasons of the animated Clone Wars shorts will be…

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June 22, 2004
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Disney Delays Studio Ghibli Releases

— Posted by John Campea

Is Michael Eisner picking a fight with yet another of Disney’s major feeder studios? Could be. According to The Digital Bits Disney has just indefinitely delayed the DVD releases of…

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June 22, 2004
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Takashi Miike + Takeshi Kitano = Bubba Filling His Pants

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, there’s next to nothing on the site so far and what’s there is in Japanese but this particular combination of talent has got me giddy with excitement. Japanese cult…

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June 22, 2004
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Miramax’s Shaolin Soccer DVD To Include Original Cantonese Version

— Posted by John Campea

Sigh. Why couldn’t they have just recognized that people wanted this in the first place rather than chopping a perfectly good film to bits? Apparently Miramax has taken out a…

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June 22, 2004
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Fahrenheit 9-11 Loses Rating Appeal

— Posted by John Campea

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting (appropriately enough) that the MPAA appeals board has heard the arguments in the ratings appeal for Fahrenheit 9-11 and has re-affirmed their original decision. The…

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June 22, 2004
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Evil Dead 1&2: The Musical. No, Really. You Must See this.

— Posted by John Campea

Well folks. Here it is: My big regret. I was actually pretty excited to audition for this last year, but I couldn’t – but good grief, I should’ve anyway. Returning…

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June 22, 2004
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Wow, there’s a lot of you.

— Posted by John Campea

Well, we didn’t really expect it, but themovieblog was bumped off of the Internet for a wee while today because of bandwidth. Hang in there, we’ll look into it. We’ve…

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