Black Sea: An Entertaining, Gripping, and Preposterous Thriller

 

A suspenseful adventure thriller directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald, centering on a rogue submarine captain (two-time Academy Award nominee Jude Law) who pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control onboard their clau…

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A Most Violent Year: Jessica Chastain Highlights An Aimless Movie

 

Set during the winter of 1981 — statistically one of the most crime-ridden of New York City’s history — A MOST VIOLENT YEAR is a drama following the lives of an immigrant and his family as they attempt to capitalize on the American Dream, while the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy al…

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Match: Patrick Stewart's Incredible Acting Departs From Sci-Fi Persona

Patrick Stewart gives a captivating performance in this witty, emotionally gripping adaptation of director Stephen Belber’s own Tony Award-nominated play. Stewart stars as Tobi, an eccentric, pot-smoking Manhattan ballet instructor whose quiet life is interrupted by the arrival of a young couple (Carla Gugino & Matthew Lillard) from Seattle…

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DVD Review: Gone Girl

 
Synopsis: With his wife’s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not be innocent. (c) Imdb
 

 

There might not have been a more controversial and talked about movie in 2014 than Gone Girl. The film is now available on D…

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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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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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June 16, 2004
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Tons of Info on Transporter 2 — They don’t, mind you, answer the question: Why??

— Posted by John Campea

Yup. We know you weren’t expecting it, but Transporter 2 is on its way. Now from what I understand, nearly every fibre of earth including unborn zygotes hated The Transporter….

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June 16, 2004
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‘R’ Rating Fight Gets Stronger: Enter Mr. Lawyer

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Lawyer and former Governor of New York, Mario Cuomo has jumped on board in the fight to give Fahrenheit 9-11 a PG rating instead an ‘R’. The Article. So far,…

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June 16, 2004
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Good Move! Vin Diesel turns down ‘xXx 2: State of the Union’.

— Posted by John Campea

Would ya look at that, there appears to be some script discrimination going on – isn’t that great? Apparently, upon being presented with a second script (the first script was…

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June 15, 2004
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Edgar Wright Talks Shaun of the Dead.

— Posted by John Campea

If you’ve been reading the Movie Blog much over the past couple months you’ve probably noticed that we’ve been getting a little giddy over a little British comedy show called…

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June 15, 2004
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Think you’re being overwhelmed with ads? You’re Right.

— Posted by John Campea

Most things, in a general respect, grow in small percentages at a time: Profits, Classroom numbers, your Grade Point Average, Women’s Opinion of Me. Y’know – typical stuff. And the…

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June 15, 2004
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Promo Images For the Chronicles of Narnia!

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, it looks as those these are based on concept art for the films, but they’re pretty darn sweet. Much darker than I expected as well. Voila.

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June 15, 2004
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Okay You Slackers, Today is the Last Day to Win Free Stuff From SideShow Collectibles.

— Posted by John Campea

We’ve touted lustfully about our Hellboy Giveaway Contest a number of times and folks, it has come down to now. The Contest closes tonight (the 15th) at midnight. Once again,…

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June 14, 2004
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McDonald’s Has Their Blubber in a Twist: An Anti-Supersize Me Campaign

— Posted by John Campea

Well, it was only a matter of time I guess. McDonald’s Australia has taken it upon themselves to respond to the documentary ‘Super Size Me” by creating ads that will…

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June 14, 2004
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Napoleon Dynamite Squeaks in at Number 29. Friggin Sweet.

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, yeah.. 29 – not a pretty impressive number if you’re looking in so far as “the top three” go, but much more impressive if you’re counting how many 12…

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June 14, 2004
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An Unmolested Philip K. Dick Film? His Daughters Think So …

— Posted by John Campea

Hollywood doesn’t get Philip K. Dick. They just don’t. Sure, there have been a ton of films based on his work but with the notable exception of Bladerunner – which…

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June 14, 2004
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A Pair of I, Robot Trailers That Don’t Suck.

— Posted by John Campea

I know I’ve taken a few swings at I, Robot for deviating so far from Asimov’s novel but that’s just the old school sci-fi geek in me talking. The film…

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June 14, 2004
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Fahrenheit 9-11 Gets an R Rating. Lion’s Gate Appealing.

— Posted by John Campea

Agendas, agendas … everybody’s got them and the MPAA just made theirs blatantly obvious. Jack Valenti and co. have just hit Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9-11 with an R rating meaning…

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June 14, 2004
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Hey! We Got Spammed! By Disney!

— Posted by John Campea

Weird … I’m used to being spammed but I generally expect it to be of the penis-enlargement / cheap viagra / online casino variety spam, but somebody just spammed us…

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June 14, 2004
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Gusher No Binds Me Behind the Scene Footage Online

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, so I wrote a post about this yesterday and it was glorious. Full of passion and intrigue. High drama and low comedy. It was beautiful, a thing of wonder….

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June 13, 2004
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I’d Like My Passion in Bulk, Please …

— Posted by John Campea

Just in case there are any doubts left about the focus of Gibson’s incredibly successful marketing campaign for the Passion here’s another little story for you … According to the…

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June 13, 2004
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Reflections of Evil and its Trailer of Oddness

— Posted by John Campea

I don’t even remember how I stumbled on this… but apparently, this film was made a couple years back. Apparently, it’s very, VERY strange. Apparently, it’s also very good –…

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June 13, 2004
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Michael Moore is *NOT* Making a movie about Tony Blair

— Posted by John Campea

I didn’t think this would’ve made the rounds this quick, but I just saw the headline “Michael Moore’s next film to be about British Prime Min. Tony Blair” scroll by…

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June 12, 2004
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It’s a Record.

— Posted by John Campea

Bubba Makes 7 posts in one Sitting. Wow.

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