Dissection of the Human Centipede Trilogy

The Human Centipede has become somewhat of of a horror cult classic. Not in the same class as The Evil Dead or Night of the Living Dead series, but it is damn sure on it’s way.  Just in case you don’t know what the Human Centipede is allow me to enlighten you. The Human Centipede is the little tale of a German doctor, who dreams a dream of connecti…

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Good Kill Review

 
In the shadowy world of drone warfare, combat unfolds like a video game-only with real lives at stake. After six tours of duty, Air Force pilot Tom Egan (Ethan Hawke) yearns to get back into the cockpit of a real plane, but he now fights the Taliban from an air-conditioned box in the Las Vegas desert. When he and his crew start taking ord…

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"Iris" A Swan Song for Two

 

If you’ve ever seen a pair of eyeglasses with frames like saucers, a necklace with big enough beads to be used in the World Series, or a feather boa digesting a large rodent, chances are the inspiration for the design came from one woman. Name: Iris Apfel. Profession: interior decorator extraordinaire, thrift store miner, Harlem world…

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Tomorrowland's journey to inspiration is mostly stagnant

 

Synopsis: Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.

 

 

Tomorrowland was a bit of a mystery up until the final weeks before opening….

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"Human Centipede 3" Makes Me Happy to Announce How Terrible It Is

The tremendously disgusting things gushing like from a volcano out of Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence) are not what ruin the movie. The fun of gross-out cinema is to be grossed out. And having our boundaries pushed is important if for no other reason than to check ourselves. Human Centipede 3 (which I will refer to as HC: 3 going forward) tri…

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Two Short Films by Fabian Martorell: "The Coin" and "Unbelief"

 

French filmmaker Fabian Martorell turned in two short films to The Movie Blog to be reviewed. The Coin and Unbelief are two conceptual shorts blowing as much hot air as possible in their fleeting timespans. These two share a theme (faith) and play off of each other nicely. Both tackle the idea of faith in different ways—one looking to the…

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Mad Max: Fury Road Review

In a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, two rebels just might be able to restore order: Max, a man of action and of few words, and Furiosa, a woman of action who is looking to make it back to her childhood homeland.

 

 

For me, Mad Max: Fury Road unofficially kicks off summer blockbuster season. The Avenger…

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Pitch Perfect 2 excelled in music but slightly lacked in plot

 

Synopsis: After a humiliating command performance at Lincoln Center, the Barden Bellas enter an international competition that no American group has ever won in order to regain their status and right to perform.
 

 

When I saw that a Pitch Perfect sequel was being made, I got excited. The first film was enjoyable …

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Director Amy Berg Talks About Making Every Secret Thing

 

With her upcoming movie Every Secret Thing releasing on May 15th in theaters, VOD, and iTunes, I got a chance to speak with Director Amy Berg about the film.

 

Jim: Hey Amy, how’s it going?

 
Amy: I’m doing very well Jim.
 

Jim: Obviously you have a documentary background, but how did you come up with this…

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Short Film "The Cobblestone Corridor" Exercising its Right to Drool

 

 

            The Cobblestone Corridor, a short film written, directed and starred in by Erik C. Bloomquist, is a neo-noir about a newspaperman doubling as detective to uncover the truth behind the ousting of a popular teacher at his preparatory school. Bloomquist plays Allen Archer, the editor-in-chief and lead journalist for…

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June 9, 2004
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Kevin Smith Opting out of The Green Hornet?

— Posted by John Campea

Is Kevin Smith’s Green Hornet dead before it begins? Could be … Dark Horizons is reporting that Smith has opted out of directing duties for the film and will only…

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June 9, 2004
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Viggo Mortensen to star in Cronenberg’s Next Film

— Posted by John Campea

Ooooh … now here’s a combination that’s got me feeling all tingly … Viggo Mortensen has just signed on to star in David Cronenberg’s adaptation of A History of Violence…

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June 9, 2004
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International Trailer for House of Flying Daggers Online!

— Posted by John Campea

I’ll lay money that this isn’t the final trailer that Sony runs in North America but thanks to Monkey Peaches and Opus I’ve just come across what’s being billed as…

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June 9, 2004
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Is SuperSize Me a Con?

— Posted by John Campea

According to THIS website, the details laid out in the now popular film Supersize Me may not be accurate. Is this a conspiracy theory of “valid testimonies” to discredit the…

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June 8, 2004
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Early Spiderman 2 Review! And: It’s Good! Spider-Man Spoilers Even!

— Posted by John Campea

See, how come no one is sneaking us into hidden areas and showing us unreleased films, huh? Why this guy? Ugh. Some people. We get to sit here writing reviews…

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June 8, 2004
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Fun with Irony. Say Cheese!

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, we’ve all seen those “Please don’t video tape this screen” or “Video Tape this and we’ll duct tape your ass” warnings in movie Theatres, right? If not, welcome to…

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June 8, 2004
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THX 1138 Press Release and Cover Art

— Posted by John Campea

Its so nice to have people who care. I made a previous post about the release of THX1138: The Lucas Cut and a very nice lady at the agency is…

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June 8, 2004
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Summer Movie Round up Part 1

— Posted by John Campea

Ok, this list may not accurately reflect the opinions of Day-Vuh or Bubba, but they are my opinions, and therefore the correct ones. Here’s my rankings of the summer flicks…

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June 8, 2004
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The Word Wars Trailer! The Scrabble Movie! Geeks Unite! Hey GREG!!

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, I realize that as an avid Internet blog poster, I can’t call other people geeks, but this one is really for “Greg the Roommate”. That’s his new name. I…

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June 8, 2004
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Trying to Locate Movie Trailer Music?

— Posted by John Campea

I posted about this a LONG time ago, but they have since moved servers (again), so why not? I can admit that when a trailer comes out that I love,…

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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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