A Buddy Comedy that's Relevant and Fun

 

 
Synopsis: Four longtime friends set out on a journey throughout New York City attempting to regain control of their lives. 
 

Darren Grodsky and Danny Jacobs know what being friends is all about. Not only did they write and direct Growing Up and Other Lies together, but the latter stars in the film. Joining Jacobs…

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Star War: Force Awakens Official Teaser #2

What do you want me to say? This teaser is critic proof from beginning to end. But, to avoid being biased, I’ll say something unfavorable. John Boyega has to keep his mouth closed. Every scene he’s is in, it’s open. That’s the best I have. Anything else would be an absolute lie. Luke Skywalker’s monologue throughout the teaser is perfect . The cras…

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Which Films Will Dominate The Box Office in 2015?

With superhero films dominating the industry at the moment, many can speculate as to which films will be successful in this arena. In 2014, studios saw that the superhero genre was lucrative but still had their doubts. Captain America: The Winter Soldier was an expected victory given The Avengers’ success and X-Men: Days of Future Past was inte…

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Kingsman: The Secret Service Movie Review


Director: Matthew Vaughn
Writers: Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Starring: Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Strong, Taron Egerton, and Michael Caine

Matthew Vaughn has crossed the threshold and gained the prestigious title as one of my top 10 directors out right now. I’m a big fan of his style. It can o…

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DVD Review of Wild: A Wild Journey that Doesn't Excite

 

Synopsis: A woman takes a 1,100 mile hike down the PCT in order to deal with a personal issue. 

 

 

Wild isn’t as wild as the title suggests. It’s rather more mundane. Based on a memoir by Cheryl Strayed, who experienced the events depicted in the movie. I could see how this was worth being made into a book, tho…

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While We're Young Exposes Generational Divide for Laughs, Drama

 

 
Noah Boaumbach’s comedy While We’re Young stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as Josh and Cornelia, a childless New York married couple in their mid-forties. As their other friends all start having children, the couple gravitates toward a young hipster couple named Jamie (Adam Driver) and Darby (Amanda Seyfried). He’s an asp…

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The Compelling Italian Movie Black Souls is a Must See

BLACK SOULS (“Anime Nere”) is a gripping morality tale of violence begetting violence in rural Calabria, that takes us on a journey into the dark and sinister world of the real-life mafia (‘Ndrangheta) in Southern Italy. Based upon the actual events described in Gioacchino Criaco’s novel of the same name, Black Souls vividly brings to life the …

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7 SXSW 2015 Movies That Need Distribution NOW!

I watched quite a few movies during the SXSW Film Festival. One of the most rewarding and challenging experiences is falling in love with a movie that doesn’t have a distribution deal. It is rewarding because you were able to see it. However, the challenging aspect is not knowing when it will be released. A good movie you have to wait to see again …

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Broken Horses Is All About Brotherly Love

 
Synopsis: The bonds of brotherhood, the laws of loyalty, and the futility of violence in the shadows of the US Mexico border gang wars. (c)Imb
 

 

Broken Horses is the first American film by famed Indian director Vidhu Chopra. He does a respectable job in his first attempt at American cinema.

 

The theme …

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Musical Chairs of Hope

 

Synopsis: When, Mia, a dance teacher, lands in the hospital after an accident, Armando, a would-be dancer who admires her from afar, persuades her to train for an upcoming wheelchair ballroom dancing contest. (c)IMDB

 

 

For whatever reason I had this movie pegged wrong. It’s evident from the title that Musical …

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February 22, 2004
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Alexander movie looks Cast-Tastic

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Wow, I was looking up some information on the new movie Alexander that opens in November. I knew that Colin Farrel was in it, but I has NO IDEA the…

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February 22, 2004
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Catwoman finished filming in Vancouver

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At first I was really excited to hear that a DC comic character was coming to the big screen again. I got more excited when I found out Halle Berry…

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February 21, 2004
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King Arthur riding our way

— Posted by Rodney

I’ve always been a sucker for “epic” kind of movies. I’m also known for having a soft spot for fantasy films of almost any kind. It’s a rare occasion when…

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February 21, 2004
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Kill Bill Vol 1 DVD Gets the Full on Japanese Pop Culture Fetishist Treatment

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One thing you’ve got to say about the Japnese (and the Koreans, for that matter): They love their films and they’re not afraid to drop top dollar for ridiculously extravagent…

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February 21, 2004
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Miramax Pushes Hero Back. Again. Anybody Surprised?

— Posted by Rodney

I just don’t get why Miramax honchos aren’t singing the praises of Zhang Yimou‘s Hero from the roof tops, but once again rather than actually releasing the film they’ve delayed…

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February 21, 2004
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The Whole 10 yards trailer online

— Posted by Rodney

Like Rodney, I loved ‘The Whole 9 Yards’. Unlike Rodney, I’m very pleased that they’ve made another one. It was originally supposed to be released last October and I haven’t…

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February 21, 2004
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Elektra starts shooting May 3rd

— Posted by Rodney

Ok, many people know that I am one of the few individuals who really enjoyed DareDevil. Now the Spin off “Elektra” is set to begin filming in Vancouver on May…

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February 20, 2004
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It’s coming together

— Posted by Rodney

Ok, we’ve got the basics put together. It’ll be another couple of days until the site looks right, but at least for now the content and comments are back up…

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February 17, 2004
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TV’s “Angel” gets cancelled

— Posted by Rodney

Some sad news for TV. Some good news for films: “Angel,” staring DAVID BOREANAZ as a vigilante vampire, has been axed. This season, the show’s fifth, will be the last…

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February 16, 2004
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Julia Ormond is back on the Radar

— Posted by Rodney

A while ago John posted an article about Julia Ormond and how she disappeared off the radar. This very talented and attractive actress seemed destined for superstardom and she just…

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February 15, 2004
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Batman: Intimidation. Batman Learns Manners.

— Posted by Rodney

Batman may become British with a more “suave” fare rather than the flashy, kiddy flare we’ve been getting. At first glance I thought this might be silly, but the more…

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February 14, 2004
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Scorsese to Helm Infernal Affairs?

— Posted by Rodney

Nothing is definite yet, but it’s being widely reported that Martin Scorsese is lobbying to direct the North American remake of Hong Kong blockbuster Infernal Affairs. The original was a…

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February 13, 2004
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Blade Trinity (Blade 3) finishes filming in Vancouver

— Posted by Rodney

I’m looking forward to seeing this one. The other Blade movies were just good old fashioned “guy” brainless action flicks. This one should be no different. It will be interesting…

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February 12, 2004
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50 First Dates Reviews

— Posted by Rodney

I used to be a big Adam Sandler fan√¢‚Ǩ¬¶ but after a while all his films (exactly the same) started getting tired. Then along came Punch Drunk Love, a brilliant…

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February 11, 2004
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The Simpsons Movie becoming a reality

— Posted by Rodney

From Variety.Com via Yahoo: There’s exxx-cellent news for fans of “The Simpsons”: Homer and the gang may finally be coming to the bigscreen. After years of rumors and wishful thinking,…

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February 11, 2004
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Mel Advertises ‘The Passion…’ So Completely Correctly.

— Posted by Rodney

Well, here’s something you don’t see everyday. Actually, given 4 seconds to think about it, you’ll never see it. Ever. Today I read earlier that The Passion of the Christ…

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February 10, 2004
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The Force will be with you in September – Star Wars DVD Trilogy finally coming

— Posted by Rodney

Ok, get ready for every single DVD sales record to be smashed to tiny bits. The original Star Wars Trilogy (Episodes IV, V & VI) are being released on DVD…

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February 9, 2004
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Top 10 Best Robots in Movies

— Posted by Rodney

OK folks, I know its been a while since I posted, so I thought I would make an expression of geekdom. This is my top 10 movie robots of all…

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"Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore."

— Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale from The Wizard of Oz, 1939

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