DVD Review: Birdman

 

 
Synopsis: A washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to the opening of his Broadway play. (c)Imdb
 

 

The movie of the year is finally out for everyone to see on DVD and Blu-ray. After sweeping th…

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What We Do In The Shadows is One of 2015's Funniest Movies

 

WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS chronicles the adventures of four vampire roommates trying to get by in a modern world that’s not always hospitable to the undead. Clement and Waititi, creators of the HBO hit series “Flight of the Conchords,” co-wrote, co-directed, and co-star in this hilarious send-up in which an endearingly unhip quartet of …

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The Correct Opinion Ep. 11 talks Oscars and Spider-Man

 
The Movie Blog presents their official podcast, The Correct Opinion!
 
On this episode of The Correct Opinion:
 
Anthony, Ryan, Jim, and Kenny discuss Oscar nominations, Spider-Man going to the Avengers, and…Gotham.
 

 
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McFarland, USA: An All-American Disney Tale Filled With Triumph

 

Synopsis: A former football coach transforms a small-town high school cross-country team into the best team in the state. 

 

 

Disney does it again. McFarland, USA is a triumphant real-life story brought to the big screen by Disney. It’s a story based around a down on his luck coach, that finds a coaching/teachi…

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Song of the Sea: Enchanting Oscar Nominated Film Won Me Over

From the creators of the Academy Award®-nominated “The Secret of Kells” comes a breathtakingly gorgeous, hand-drawn masterpiece. Based on the Irish legend of the Selkies, “Song of the Sea” tells the story of the last seal-child, Saoirse, and her brother Ben, who go on an epic journey to save the world of magic and discover the secrets of their …

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Review: Fists 2 Fists 2: Weapon of Choice

 

 

Fist 2 Fist 2 is an ambitious all-around attempt for Jino Kang. The movie is not to be confused with a previous Jino Kang film named Fist 2 Fist. Fist 2 Fist 2, is a different movie from the previously mentioned one, it’s NOT a sequel.

 

Jack “The Ghost” Lee has a special set of skills. No, not quite Liam Nees…

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Fifty Shades had potential but gave into audiences' sexual desires

 
Synopsis: Literature student Anastasia Steele’s life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey.
 

 
Everyone has been anticipating Fifty Shades of Grey due to the popularity of the book series and their risque subject matter. The film is very much adapted from the books from the cha…

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TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT: Marion Cotillard's Outstanding Oscar Worthy Performance

Sandra (Cotillard) has just been released from the hospital to find that she no longer has a job. According to management, the only way Sandra can hope to regain her position at the factory is to convince her co-workers to sacrifice their much-needed yearly bonuses. Now, over the course of one weekend, Sandra must confront each co-worker in…

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DVD Review: Nightcrawler

 

 

Jake Gyllenhaal doesn’t take no for an answer in Nightcrawler. Currently available on Blu-ray, DVD, and VOD everywhere.

 

In one of his finest performances to date, Gyllenhaal, transforms himself into a neurotic crash chaser Lou Bloom. Lou is a modern young guy who finds himself on the unfortunate end of the j…

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Dual 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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June 8, 2004
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Hey Look! The Donnie Darko Director’s Cut Trailer

— Posted by John Campea

I really don’t need to tell you why this movie was, is and will be a good thing to see, right? No? Good. Yummy Trailer. Oh, and as a side…

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June 7, 2004
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Spike Jonez to Direct Wild Things!

— Posted by John Campea

Not sure how long this has been in the works but while I was looking up links for that Palahniuk story I stumbled across one mighty intriguing listing over at…

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June 7, 2004
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A Stack of Chuck Palahniuk Novels Being Made Into Films.

— Posted by John Campea

Who knows just how much of this is wishful thinking on behalf of a man who wants to see his words on the big screen but I’m a rabid, slavering…

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June 7, 2004
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Saw Trailer. How Messed Up is This?

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, so there I am about to kiss another day goodnight, when I check aintitcool for anything… well, cool. They have a link to Filmforce – who has an article…

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June 7, 2004
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Hey Morgan Spurlock! You’re Rich!

— Posted by John Campea

Hey Morgan!! You might wanna click on this link really quick before they notice their mistake, because in the list for top 10 movies, CNN is reporting your little ‘Super…

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June 6, 2004
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Yosuke Kubozuka Flirts With Death. Death Turns Him Down.

— Posted by John Campea

Some scary news I picked up thanks to the folks at KFC Cinema … Yosuke Kubozuka – the star of Ping Pong, Go and Laundry, and for my money one…

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June 6, 2004
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Thank You, Michael Moore

— Posted by John Campea

At the MovieBlog, we average about 1200-1300 hits a day. Usually. This past week The Fahrenheit 9/11 Trailer came out. Guess which days. G’head, guess…

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June 6, 2004
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A Nice Idea.

— Posted by John Campea

Being an Internet geek, If someone could make a movie about this, that’d be great. Thanks.

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June 6, 2004
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – A review from the clueless.

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, I’ll admit – I haven’t read the book. I’m not kidding when I say I don’t really enjoy reading novels too often. I realize that this movie is obviously…

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June 4, 2004
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Full Lemony Snicket Trailer Online

— Posted by John Campea

Well we linked to the teaser a little while back and now the full trailer’s online … I’m thinking the production design looks pretty fantastic but from what I’ve seen…

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June 4, 2004
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David Duchovny Says 2nd X-Files Movie Coming

— Posted by John Campea

Watcha looking at there David? Could it be the shattered remains of your career? Must be, ’cause ol’ Davey’s told Teletext that there’s a second X-Files feature film in the…

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June 4, 2004
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Official Ring 2 Website Launches

— Posted by John Campea

There’s not much there yet but the official Dreamworks website for the Hideo Nakata helmed sequel to The Ring has just launched here. Nakata’s the man behind the original Japanese…

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June 4, 2004
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Ong Bak Lands A Wide Release!

— Posted by John Campea

It’s not up on the distributor’s site yet but word on the street is that Magnolia Pictures has picked up the amazing Thai martial arts film Ong Bak and will…

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June 1, 2004
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Whee! Major Hellboy Giveaway!

— Posted by John Campea

Hey there boys and girls. Here it is. You’ve been waiting with bated breath, I know, and you are now officially free to resume respiration for here it is: our…

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June 1, 2004
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Asimov’s Foundation Being Adapted for Film!

— Posted by John Campea

Wow. Isaac Asimov’s Foundation novels have long sat on that imaginary list of “unadaptable” properties – books people would love to film but that everybody figures would be next to…

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June 1, 2004
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Fahrenheit 9/11 Lands A Distributor

— Posted by John Campea

Okay all you Moore bashers, it’s time to get your hate on. Variety has just reported that Fahrenheit 9/11 has landed a joint distribution deal with Lions Gate (a fine…

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June 1, 2004
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Holy Crap. Shrek Just Crushed the Box Office.

— Posted by John Campea

Wow. Apparently the big green guy and the planet’s imminent destruction just combined to set an all time weekend box office record. Shrek remains at #1 with $92 million over…

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June 1, 2004
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Old Boy is as good as the Hype …

— Posted by John Campea

‚ÄúViolence can be visually very beautiful, really exciting. But what’s important is what’s hiding behind the violence. I prepare the ground beforehand so that the violence doesn’t seem gratuitous.‚Äù Chan…

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— Amma Faros as Shelley Darlingson from The House Bunny, 2008

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