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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November 26, 2014
Genre: ComedyDirected by: Sean AndersStarring: Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day Written by: Sean Anders (screenplay), John Morris (screenplay)

Horrible Bosses 2 demands laughter but from the same humor

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Synopsis: Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business but things don’t go as planned because of a slick investor, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained…

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November 25, 2014
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Trailer: The Age of Adeline

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    After miraculously remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades, Adaline Bowman (Blake Lively) has lived a solitary existence, never allowing herself to get close to anyone who…

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November 25, 2014
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Full Trailer: Jurassic World

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  The full trailer for Jurassic World spontaneously appeared on the internet ahead of the scheduled Thanksgiving day festivities! Stop what you’re doing and watch!     Chris Pratt just…

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November 25, 2014
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Review: White Bird in a Blizzard

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  Synopsis: A teenage girl’s life turns upside down when her mother mysteriously vanishes.      Sex, mystery, and deception are all elements you can expect to see in White…

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November 24, 2014
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Review: Snowpiercer

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  Synopsis: Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels…

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November 24, 2014
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Teaser Trailer: Jurassic World

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    Steven Spielberg returns to executive produce the long-awaited next installment of his groundbreaking Jurassic Park series, Jurassic World. Colin Trevorrow directs the epic action-adventure from a screenplay he…

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November 21, 2014
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Interview: America the Beautiful 3 Director Darryl Roberts

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          America the Beautiful 3 opens up in Chicago on Friday November 21st.  Prior to the release I got a chance to sit down and speak…

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November 21, 2014
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Trailer: Pitch Perfect 2

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  The Barden Bellas are back in “Pitch Perfect 2,” the follow-up to summer 2012’s smash hit. The comedy will be helmed by Elizabeth Banks, co-star and producer of “Pitch…

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November 21, 2014
Genre: Documentary
Directed by: Darryl Roberts
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Review: America the Beautiful 3

— Posted by Jim

    Synopsis: The third installment of America the Beautiful explores America’s controversial and shameless sexualization of our youth. Theories and observations merely scratch the surface of a culture centered…

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November 21, 2014
Directed by: Francis Lawrence Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Julianne Moore, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson   Written by: Peter Craig (screenplay), Danny Strong (screenplay)

Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 left me starving

— Posted by Ryan

  Synopsis: When Katniss destroys the games, she goes to District 13 after District 12 is destroyed. She meets President Coin who convinces her to be the symbol of rebellion,…

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November 21, 2014
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The Correct Opinion Ep. 7 discusses Hunger Games, new Rocky film, and Jurassic World

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  The Movie Blog presents their official podcast, The Correct Opinion!   On this episode of The Correct Opinion:   Ryan, Anthony, and Jim discuss The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part…

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November 21, 2014
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Trailer: The Woman in Black 2

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    During the London bombings of World War II, school teachers Eve Parkins (Phoebe Fox) and Jean Hogg (Helen McCrory) lead a group of children in evacuation to Crythin…

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November 18, 2014
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Trailer: Project Almanac

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      A brilliant high school student and his friends uncover blueprints for a mysterious device with limitless potential, inadvertently putting lives in danger. Starring Jonny Weston, Sofia Black-D’Elia,…

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November 15, 2014
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Trailer: The Cobbler

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    THE COBBLER is a warm and character-driven comedy that plays to the strengths of Adam Sandler’s and Thomas McCarthy’s most commercial successes. Sandler plays a 4th generation shoe-maker…

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November 15, 2014
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Interview: Glenn “Kane” Jacobs

— Posted by Jim

  With the release of See No Evil 2 on DVD and On Demand I got a chance to speak to the star of the film Glenn Jacobs, most know…

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November 15, 2014
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The Correct Opinion Episode 6 discusses Aunt May movie and Interstellar

— Posted by Ryan

  The Movie Blog presents their official podcast, The Correct Opinion!   On this episode of The Correct Opinion:   Ryan, Anthony, and Jim discuss Interstellar, Spider-Man’s Aunt May spinoff…

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November 14, 2014
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Trailer: Can Johnny Depp bounce back in Mortdecai?

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Juggling some angry Russians, the British Mi5, his impossibly leggy wife and an international terrorist, debonair art dealer and part time rogue Charlie Mortdecai (Johnny Depp) must traverse…

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November 14, 2014
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Trailer: Are you going to see Robin Williams in Night at the Museum 3?

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Get ready for the wildest and most adventure-filled Night At the Museum ever as Larry (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on…

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