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

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 Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta.

 

Michael Mann’s generic foray into crafting a meaningful and interesting computer hacking Internation…

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Rory Kennedy Discusses Her Oscar Nominated Last Days of Vietnam

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 ground, American soldiers and diplomats confronted a moral quandary: whether to obey White House orders to evacuate only U.S. citizens or risk being charged wit…

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Interview: Inherent Vice actor Michael Cotter

 

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 discussed the movie, as well as the cult-hit Dylan Dog.

 

 

Jim: Hey Michael, glad we get to catch up. Wanted to start out with Inherent Vice, what was the process…

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

 

“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 out of nowhere shows up with a story about her current billionaire land developer boyfriend whom she just happens to be in love with, and a plot by his wife a…

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Ava DuVernay's Masterful Selma is the Timely Movie America Needs

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 rights in the face of violent opposition. The epic march from Selma to Montgomery culminated in President Johnson (Tom Wilkinson) signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965,…

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Interview: Inherent Vice actress Delaina Mitchell

 

Inherent Vice is hitting theaters nationwide on January 9th. I got a chance to speak to Delaina Mitchell, who plays the wife of Josh Brolin in the film. I spoke to Delaina about Inherent Vice, and Vanilla Sky among other things.

 

 

JIM: What’s it like to be part of a film like Inherent Vice?

 
DELAINA: I’m…

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December 16, 2014
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Review: Pioneer

— Posted by Jim

  Synopsis: A thriller set at the beginning of the 1980’s Norwegian Oil Boom and centered on a diver whose obsession with reaching the bottom of the Norwegian Sea leads…

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December 12, 2014
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The Correct Opinion Ep. 8 discusses Sony Hacks, Suicide Squad, and Interstellar

— Posted by Ryan

  The Movie Blog presents their official podcast, The Correct Opinion!   On this episode of The Correct Opinion:   Ryan and Anthony discuss Interstellar, the hacks at Sony Pictures,…

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December 12, 2014
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Trailer: Hot Tub Time Machine 2

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    When Lou (Rob Corddry) finds himself in trouble, Nick (Craig Robinson) and Jacob (Clark Duke) fire up the hot tub time machine in an attempt to get back…

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December 12, 2014
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Top Five: Chris Rocks Witty, Crowd Pleasing Latest is Worth Seeing!

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Pulsing with the rhythm of his greatest stand-up, Chris Rock’s TOP FIVE takes things to the next level, reveling in the high and the low, and blending a star-studded…

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December 12, 2014
Genre: Action | Adventure | DramaDirected by: Ridley ScottStarring:  Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Ben KingsleyWritten by: Adam Cooper, Bill Collage

Exodus Gods & Kings: The Impressive Epic Scope Is Safe for Christians, General Audiences

— Posted by Kenny Miles

From acclaimed director Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Prometheus) comes the epic adventure “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” the story of one man’s daring courage to take on the might of an empire….

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December 10, 2014
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Teaser Trailer: Mad Max: Fury Road

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the…

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December 9, 2014
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Trailer: San Andreas

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  Ready for another end of the world/apacolypse like film? Good. It’s a premise that we’ve seen more than once but I always find that there’s something special and unique…

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December 9, 2014
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Teaser Trailer: The Walk

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Oh JGL, where have you been? Cinema hasn’t been the same since we last saw you but thankfully you’re back in theaters with another immersing film to help…

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December 9, 2014
When Katniss does travel to that one district, it is the best moment of the film.

Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Promises Surprises for Fans

— Posted by Bud Boomer

  The Hunger Games is one of the most popular series of films since Harry Potter, and like Harry Potter, the final book is broken up into two films. This…

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December 9, 2014
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Cable TV: An Affordable Solution for Watching Your Favorite Movies

— Posted by Bud Boomer

  Remember when a trip to the movies only cost you a few bucks? Well the national average for a movie ticket today is about $8. That’s not including the…

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December 9, 2014
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A smarter way of booking movie tickets in India

— Posted by Bud Boomer

  Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you reached the movie theatre just minutes before a movie and you find yourself at the end of a never…

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December 9, 2014
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DVD Review: The November Man

— Posted by Jim

  Synopsis: An ex-CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA…

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December 4, 2014
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Why you should care about the cast of the Suicide Squad

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  Announcing the cast of the Suicide Squad film shook the internet earlier this week with a plethora of unexpected names being announced in the lineup in the ensemble film….

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December 4, 2014
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Trailer: Terminator Genisys

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  I was reading Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Facebook page today, (I know I’m creepy), and noticed that the Governator took it upon himself to share the official trailer for Terminator Genisys and…

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December 2, 2014
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Interview: Michael Rooker talks driving safety, Guardians, and Walking Dead

— Posted by Jim

  I got a chance to sit down with Michael Rooker in Chicago. With the upcoming DVD release of Guardians of the Galaxy, and The Walking Dead in the midst…

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December 2, 2014
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Review: Wandering Rose

— Posted by Jim

  Synopsis: A young couple looking to rekindle a damaged relationship retreat to the remote Scottish Highlands. They are haunted by their past, their surroundings and each other. (c) Imdb…

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December 2, 2014
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PAN’s first-look trailer

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Offering a new take on the origin of the classic characters created by J.M. Barrie, the action adventure follows the story of an orphan who is spirited away…

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December 2, 2014
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Interview: Filmmaker A.J. Edwards

— Posted by Jim

    Promoting the release of his film The Better Angels, I got a chance to talk to first time director and Terrence Malick protégée A.J. Edwards about the story…

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