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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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!

— Posted by John Campea

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?

— Posted by John Campea

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.

— Posted by John Campea

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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July 22, 2004
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House of Flying Daggers Sets Chinese Box Office Record!

— Posted by John Campea

Zhang Yimou’s martial arts epic The House of Flying Daggers has just set a Chinese box office record, bringing in $6.7 million while playing on only 360 screens. That’s a…

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July 22, 2004
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Old Boy Coming to DVD In North America! Tartan Video Inks Distribution Deal With TLA.

— Posted by John Campea

According to Screen Daily Tartan Video has just inked a distribution deal with US based TLA that will see 35 – 40 Tartan titles per year brought out on video…

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July 21, 2004
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Saw

— Posted by John Campea

So what happens to Actors who just fall out of the spotlight long enough for you to forget them? Remember Cary Elwes? Sure you do. Princess Bride. Maybe you think…

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July 21, 2004
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Toronto Film Festival Adding Matinee Galas – Sharks Tale Will Be The First

— Posted by John Campea

The Toronto Film Festival has added Matinee Gala presentations to this year’s edition of the festival with two films that “appeal to a wide range of Festivalgoers” – i.e. are…

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July 21, 2004
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Reviews For the Manchurian Candidate and The Bourne Supremacy. Both Are Looking Good.

— Posted by John Campea

Screen Daily has just run reviews for both The Manchurian Candiate and The Bourne Supremacy and both are very positive. If you’ve been on the prowl for an intelligent thriller…

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July 21, 2004
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Carnahan Out of MI:3, Abrams In?

— Posted by John Campea

TextAd=Also check out Rotten Tomatoes Mission Impossible 3 or FilmForce Mission Impossible 3

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July 21, 2004
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Zhang Ziyi Lands Lead Role in Memoirs of a Geisha!

— Posted by John Campea

There was an awful lot of buzz around Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi following the release of Crouching Tiger, and for good reason – not only is she very, very easy…

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July 20, 2004
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Hey! It’s Another DVD Giveaway! Two Lady Snowblood Films Could Be Yours!

— Posted by John Campea

Yes boys and girls we’re giving stuff away again. This time it’s a wee trivia contest and if you manage to answer a bunch of my pointless questions you could…

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July 20, 2004
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Bubba Reviews Blue Spring and Lady Snowblood

— Posted by John Campea

Hey kids ‚Ķ I‚Äôve got a wee stack of DVDs piling up awaiting review and making me feel guilty so in a joint effort to whittle the pile down some…

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July 20, 2004
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Steamboy Review and Director Interview

— Posted by John Campea

The Japan Times – an English language Japanese newspaper – has just published a review of the long awaited anime film Steamboy, and an interview with director Katsuhiro Otomo. Check…

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July 19, 2004
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The Public Votes on that Horrid “Fullscreen DVD” Nonsense.

— Posted by John Campea

Okay look folks. I’ll say it right outta the can so you can catch my “bias” and “propaganda” right outta the heap: Fullscreen DVDs are silly and dumb. No really….

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July 18, 2004
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More Details on Born To Fight!

— Posted by John Campea

Someone just threw a couple of interviews with Ong Bak fight choreographer Panna Rittikrai online and, man, this guy’s flat out insane … the stuff he’ll do for the camera…

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July 18, 2004
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A Brief, But Very Sweet, Interview With Robert Rodriguez About Sin City

— Posted by John Campea

The good folks at Aint It Cool have just posted a short, but tantalizing, with Robert Rodriguez about his soon to release adaptation of Frank Miller’s Sin City. I have…

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July 17, 2004
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Bubba Interviews TIFF Midnight Madness Programmer Colin Geddes!

— Posted by John Campea

One of the things that separates the Toronto International Film Festival from other festivals worldwide is its steadfast refusal to lock themselves into any particular box. While some festivals focus…

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