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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January 19, 2004
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Producers Guild call “Return of the King” Best Picture

— Posted by Rodney

I haven’t tried to be ambiguous about it since I first saw it. I personally think The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King is the best film ever…

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January 18, 2004
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Rent Your Movies Onlines

— Posted by Rodney

Well, it looks like Canadians have the option to rent movies online, Movies For Me is a website similar to Netflix, where you can rent unlimited movies online for $25…

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January 18, 2004
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Mel’s Passion of the Christ’s Final Trailer is Online

— Posted by Rodney

Again, it’s not in Quicktime yet, so the picture doesn’t quite have optimum quality – but the Final Version for The Passion of the Christ’s Trailer is online at Yahoo…

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January 18, 2004
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SpiderMan 2 Picture Looks Great.. This Catwoman Thing Looks Worse.

— Posted by Rodney

Well, now you know that Doc Ock gets his claws on the webbed wonder at least once. — However you also know that this Catwoman deal with Hally Berry isn’t…

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January 16, 2004
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STAR WARS: EPISODE VII, VIII & IX?

— Posted by Rodney

Ok, I’m not sure what to make of this one. For years now George Lucas has been saying that these 3 new Star Wars films will be the final ones…

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January 16, 2004
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Save Disney! – No Really!

— Posted by Rodney

Okay, I babbled on a couple posts ago about my issues with the Disney Corporation and their general stupidity. And Roy Disney, son of Disney’s co-founder, and Walt Disney’s very…

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January 15, 2004
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Kill Bill Vol. 2 News: Teaser Trailer and Release Date.

— Posted by Rodney

Remember the Forgein Film Movie God guy? Yeah well, he directed me over to a couple of interesting little articles at Monkeypeaches.com. On the official Japan Kill Bill Website, you…

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January 15, 2004
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Easy Steps for Making the Worst Teaser Trailer Ever.

— Posted by Rodney

Step 1: – Ignore the lesson you should have learnt about NOT making sequels to Jim Carrey movies that don’t star Jim Carrey. Step 2: – Make a sequel to…

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January 14, 2004
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The Real Walt Disney Would Be Rolling in His Grave

— Posted by Rodney

(That’s right, the notion that he’s frozen is only a rumour.) Well, as you’ve probably heard, the all-mighty and powerful Corporation powered by money and complete Morons has decided to…

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January 13, 2004
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Oh Look! Johnny Depp and a new Quicktime Trailer for Secret Window.

— Posted by Rodney

This also doubles as a plea for intelligent comments. I realize with the name “Johnny Depp” in the title of this post, I have about as much chance remaining childish…

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January 13, 2004
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Why I Hate Ringu

— Posted by Rodney

**Welcome to my spat of the moment** Okay, before I start, I’d like to clarify that I actually LIKED Ringu, much more so than the American version, but I won’t…

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January 13, 2004
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Get ready for The Rock in Walking Tall

— Posted by Rodney

Alright I’ll admit it. When The Rock was in the process of doing his first couple of films I thought him as a leading man would never fly. I was…

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January 13, 2004
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Robert Duvall slams Steven Spielberg

— Posted by Rodney

Why is it that people in the American (or Canadian for that matter) entertainment industry feel like they have an important voice in world politics? Anyway, it looks like political…

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January 12, 2004
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Bruce Willis talks Die Hard 4

— Posted by Rodney

I love the Die Hard flicks, and personally I thought the 3rd one was the best of the bunch. Apparently Willis wants to do another one. I’d love it! I…

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January 12, 2004
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The Online Film Critics Society Awards.

— Posted by Rodney

The Online Film Critics Society has been gaining more and more credibility each passing year. They just gave out their annual awards and I have to say that I pretty…

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January 12, 2004
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Buffy’s little sister joining up with Disney

— Posted by Rodney

With Buffy the Vampire Slayer off the air, actress Michelle Trachtenberg (Buffy√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s little sister Dawn) didn√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢t take long to find new employment, including a gig with Disney. The good folks…

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January 11, 2004
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A Look at the Movies of 2004

— Posted by Rodney

Well, 2003 was a great year for movies. Some of the blockbusters for the year included the Matrix movies, LOTR: Return of the King, X2, the Hulk, and the list…

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January 11, 2004
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Big Fish takes top box office spot. Barely.

— Posted by Rodney

The new film Big Fish came out on top at the box office this weekend by the narrowest of margins. Here√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s Yahoo√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s rundown of the top 12 films: ThisWk LastWk…

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