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 11, 2004
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Great Article On Chan-Wook Park’s Contribution To Three: Monster

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Okay, if you think my fixation with Japanese films is something to behold you’ve obviously never talked to KungFuGuy about the film scene in Korea. The guy can quote Korean…

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August 10, 2004
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Holy Crap! I Stopped Paying Attention For A Couple Months And Palm Pictures Went and Bought a Pant Load of Killer Asian Films!

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Golly. Palm Pictures first demonstrated that they had a clue about Asian film last year when they picked up the rights to the Pang Brothers stellar horror flick The Eye…

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August 10, 2004
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Who Will Win? Alien Vs Predator

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A while ago we posted about this weekend’s sure win for #1 at the boxoffice. Aliens Vs Predator. People responded passionately about who would win, offering their theories as to…

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August 10, 2004
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Little black book works despite Murphy

— Posted by John Campea

Right up front I should let you know that I’m not a huge fan of romantic comedies. Above all other genres they carry a high rate of formulaic and overdone…

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August 9, 2004
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See The New Batmobile in Action!

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Some guys with a video camera spotted the new Batmobile during filming in Chicago … it’s not gonna convince people who don’t like the new design direction but as far…

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August 9, 2004
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Hey, Look! More Confusion About Superman!

— Posted by John Campea

Another day, another conflicting Superman rumor … on one hand CHUD is reporting that director Bryan Singer is in hot pursuit of Smallville actor Tom Welling, supposedly offering him a…

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August 9, 2004
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Open Water Does Massive Business

— Posted by John Campea

Just taking a look at Box Office Mojo, probably the best box office tracking site out there, and spotted som interesting numbers. Sure, everybody knew that Collateral would top the…

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August 9, 2004
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Lion’s Gate Buys Tobe Hooper’s The Toolbox Murders

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According to Fangoria Lions Gate Films has just bought rights to horror legend Tobe Hooper’s The Toolbox Murders. Lions Gate is planning a fall 2005 DVD release and is mulling…

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August 9, 2004
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Info on the Hellboy Extended DVD Release

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, I’m feeling pretty smug about holding off on the theatrical release DVD of Hellboy right now. I knew there was an extended version coming out, but specs hadn’t been…

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August 9, 2004
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In Toronto? Want to See Sets From the New Ron Howard Film?

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, if I didn’t suck so bad – actually, if my digital camera didn’t suck so bad – I’d have pictures to put up here but it does, so you’ll…

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August 9, 2004
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Images From Blue Sky’s Robots

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While I’m not convinced their story department or character designers are as good as the ones over at Pixar – the number of abandoned pieces of animation on the Ice…

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August 9, 2004
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Because There Isn’t Already Enough Incredible Anime Releasing This Year …

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, I’ve got to throw a little disclaimer in here and say that, much to my chagrin, I have not yet seen Makoto Shinkai’s Voices of a Distant Star. I…

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August 9, 2004
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Ewan McGregor and Michael Bay do Sci-Fi?

— Posted by John Campea

Well, it’s certainly not a predictable match but it looks to be the case … Ewan McGregor has signed on to star in sci-fi flick The Island, to be directed…

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August 9, 2004
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Shinya Tsukamoto’s Vital Reviewed At Midnight Eye

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I really need to see this film. Japan’s Shinya Tsukamoto is still best known on this side of the ocean for his techno-nightmare freakout Tetsuo The Iron Man but as…

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August 9, 2004
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Don’t Know if National Treasure Will Be Good or Not, But The Trailer Technology is Mighty Sweet …

— Posted by John Campea

Anybody remember when Nicholas Cage was money in the bank? I do, and I miss those days. I want another Raising Arizona, or another Leaving Las Vegas or another Face…

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August 9, 2004
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Trailer and Website for Nightwatch – A Russian Fantasy Blockbuster

— Posted by John Campea

I’ve been reading a bit about a couple of genre films making major box office waves in Europe without being able to turn up much information about them until now….

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August 9, 2004
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Once Again, We Have a Winner!

— Posted by John Campea

Another contest has come to an end … this time it’s our Village giveaway. Thanks to everybody who entered … the posters are going to Matt and Plutonick, the soundtrack…

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August 8, 2004
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Tom Cruise makes Collateral work

— Posted by John Campea

I admit that I am guilty. Whenever I talk about actors, or give a quick list of who I think are amongst the best actors working today, I consistently overlook…

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