The 2015 Boulder Film Festival Offers A Diverse Film (and Food) Lineup

 

The Boulder Film Festival, which runs from March 5th to the 8th, is a unique film festival for the Rocky Mountain region. March is a good time to catch up on movies playing the festival circuit because of the lack of quality programming especially after the Academy Awards.

 

Speaking of awards season, last year Oscar nomina…

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The Small and Intimate Madison Wizard World Comic Con

The Wizard World Comic Con is a year round comic convention that makes stops all around-the country. Last month it made a stop in Madison Wisconsin. I was on hand to cover the event and the following are some of what I experienced…

 

 

After previously attending the popular Wizard World Chicago Comic Con that falls in Aug…

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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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January 28, 2015
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Ghostbusters finally has a cast… and it’s AWFUL

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  The Ghostbusters reboot finally has a cast and I’m very disappointed. It was a movie that’s been stuck in development for 10 years too long and I was pretty…

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January 27, 2015
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Review: 2015 Oscar Nominated Live Action and Animated Shorts

— Posted by Kenny Miles

The shorts nominated for the Academy Awards in live action and animation are a diverse collection of film. From inspiring and funny to grim and haunting, there is a wide…

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January 27, 2015
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The Correct Opinion Ep. 10 talks Selma and Idris Elba as James Bond

— Posted by Ryan

  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,…

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January 23, 2015
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Review: Cake

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  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…

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January 23, 2015
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Indie Film The Lonely Whale looks promising

— Posted by Ryan

  It’s always interesting to find what indie projects are currently in the works. Today I came across a film titled The Lonely Whale; a film about a 20 something…

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January 23, 2015
Genre: Biography | Drama | History 
Director: Mike Leigh
Writer: Mike Leigh (screenplay) 
Stars: Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Dorothy Atkinson

Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner A Magnificent, Yet Boring Art Film

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  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…

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January 17, 2015
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Review: Little Accidents

— Posted by Jim Alexander

        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…

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January 16, 2015
Action | Biography | Drama 
Director: Clint Eastwood
Stars: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Kyle Gallner
Writers: Jason Hall, Chris Kyle (book)

American Sniper is an Exceptional War Epic

— Posted by Ryan

  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…

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January 16, 2015
Genre: Action| Crime | Drama Directed by: Michael Mann
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Wei Tang
Written by: Morgan Davis Foehl

Blackhat: Michael Mann and Chris Hemsworth’s Disappointing Generic Computer Thriller

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Set within the world of global cybercrime, Legendary’s Blackhat follows a furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners as they hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los…

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January 16, 2015
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Rory Kennedy Discusses Her Oscar Nominated Last Days of Vietnam

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Synopsis: During the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closed in on Saigon as the panicked South Vietnamese people desperately attempted to escape. On the…

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January 15, 2015
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Kingsman – A star studded spy film with the official song by Take That

— Posted by Bud Boomer

  With 2015 now well and truly underway it is worth taking a look at what we have to look forward to this year in the cinema, and coming up…

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January 13, 2015
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This new Avengers trailer is kinda depressing

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  What has happened to Earth’s Mightiest Heroes?!? The typically confident team of defenders are looking pretty fricking somber this time around with eerie music, dark tones, and little to…

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January 12, 2015
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Trailer: The Lazarus Effect

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  Brought to you by Blumhouse Productions, THE LAZARUS EFFECT stars Mark Duplass, Olivia Wilde, Donald Glover, Evan Peters and Sarah Bolger, and follows a group of medical students who…

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January 9, 2015
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Neil Blomkamp’s “Chappie” has a new trailer… now with more Hugh Jackman!

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  Neil Blomkamp is one of my favorite directors right now as he’s one of the few out there that like to create films based of some of their own…

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January 9, 2015
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Interview: Inherent Vice actor Michael Cotter

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Inherent Vice opens in theaters on January 9th. I got a chance to talk with one of the actors in the film, Michael Cotter, who plays Rhus Frothingham. We…

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January 9, 2015
Genre: Comedy | Crime | Drama Director: Paul Thomas Anderson Writers: Paul Thomas Anderson, Thomas Pynchon 
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson

Paul Thomas Anderson’s Zany Inherent Vice is a Densely Constructed Masterpiece

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  “Inherent Vice,” is the seventh feature from Paul Thomas Anderson and the first ever film adaption of a Thomas Pynchon novel. When private eye Doc Sportello’s ex-old lady suddenly…

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January 9, 2015
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Ava DuVernay’s Masterful Selma is the Timely Movie America Needs

— Posted by Kenny Miles

SELMA is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting…

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January 7, 2015
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I don’t know why but I REALLY want to see this Peanuts movie

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  I can’t explain it. I just can’t. Sure I grew up stealing my grandma’s newspaper, when she was finished reading of course, so that I could catch up with…

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