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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December 10, 2003
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Lots of New (and not-so-new) Trailers

— Posted by Rodney

Okay, this will be one of those suckers that doesn’t focus on one movie, but a few new releases that’ll be released in — ohh, I dunno.. the next few…

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December 7, 2003
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The Passion of the Christ Teaser Trailer, Website – and a Review – are Online.

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**UPDATED AGAIN ON DECEMBER 9th** – read on… Well, rapidly approaching the record for name changes before it’s even released, and simultaneously causing a stir amongst some activists and praise…

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December 5, 2003
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Alien Quadriliogy DVD Feature List. Try Not to Choke On it All.

— Posted by Rodney

I’m sorry, I just had to do this as the amount of stuff in the Alien box set is practically stupid: Ready? Ready?.. Deep Breath.. and… GO! Discs 1-2: Alien…

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December 4, 2003
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Disney breaks a record as the Mutiny starts brewing.

— Posted by Rodney

Well, as it would seem, Disney is a rich company. Who woulda thunk it? MSNBC reports here that Disney broke a record for reaping a box office intake of more…

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November 30, 2003
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The Worst Christmas Movie. Ever. Period.

— Posted by Rodney

I fail to find the words to open the review of the vilest sequences of celluloid frames ever assembled in Film and Television history. The Star Wars Holiday Special Oh…

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November 29, 2003
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First Lord of the Rings: Return of the King Reviews are up

— Posted by Rodney

Apparently, I’m not friends with the right people — I don’t really know what to make of these guys, sometimes I’m determined to think that some of them are making…

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November 29, 2003
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George Clooney the new Magnum P.I.?

— Posted by Rodney

In the rash of old TV shows being made into feature films, this one looks like one of the more interesting offerings. I think Clooney is a terrific actor (even…

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November 27, 2003
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New Spiderman 2 teaser-trailer news!

— Posted by Rodney

UPDATE December 15th 2003:: the Spiderman 2 Teaser Trailer is online! Click Here for the Little Version!!or Click THIS for the Wonderful Hi-Res Quicktime Downloadable Version As if going to…

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November 26, 2003
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The 2nd Worst Christmas Movie Ever Made

— Posted by Rodney

Remember your first nightmare? – Not knowing what on earth was happening to your innocent little mind? – How about your first compound fracture? Your first slug to the face?…

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November 25, 2003
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The Best Christmas Movies Ever Made.

— Posted by Rodney

From where I am, it is exactly one month before Christmas – and I present a glimpse into my soul – and bring you, in my humble yet startlingly accurate…

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November 24, 2003
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Best Gothika review yet

— Posted by Rodney

Ok, for the record I think this movie looks more decrepit than Michael Jackson√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s face. I came across this great quote from Wesley Morris of the Boston Globe: “This is…

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November 23, 2003
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The Hellboy Trailer is Up and Redefines “Jawline” and “Punch”.

— Posted by Rodney

Okay, so the Hellboy trailer is now online and it’s already killing people. **UPDATE** The Trailer is now HERE in Quicktime format… You Really Need To Go Here and see…

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November 23, 2003
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Wow, Sheep Will Stare at Anything.

— Posted by Rodney

Do You Have Any Idea How Many Movies You Could’ve Seen By Now If You Would Stop Supporting Lame Network Stations That Are Playing Nothing But Michael Jackson Anecdotes? Enough…

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November 20, 2003
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Do You Loathe Comic Book Movies? You’re Gonna Hate This…

— Posted by Rodney

If you think that the recent comic book movie phase has gone on long enough, you’re gonna be punching yourself in the crotch to deaden the pain come 2006. Marvel’s…

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November 20, 2003
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Director’s Cut Daredevil DVD Comin’ Your Way.

— Posted by Rodney

For all of you massive Daredevil fans…. John and…… ummm…. .well, John: You’ll be happy to know that the Ceo of Marvel has announced that in April, they are releasing…

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November 20, 2003
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You Know Your Movie Sucks When…

— Posted by Rodney

IMDB is currently reporting that Omar Sharif was so amazingly humiliated after “13th Warrior”, that he quit acting. You have one terrible film if the experience of being involved with…

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November 19, 2003
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Goonies

— Posted by Rodney

Plans are in the works to have a new Goonies movie and some rumours were flitting about that it was going to be called the GROONIES. Aint it cool news…

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November 18, 2003
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Disney Freaks Over Bad Santa; Thought Bad Meant Nice.

— Posted by Rodney

FRESH OUTTA THE KNUCKLEHEAD DEPARTMENT: Well, Disney is griping again – this time it’s about something that would have been so painfully obvious, some flashy executive has no right to…

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