Why Film Geeks Should See Ex Machina Before Avengers: Age of Ultron

 

Earning fantastic reviews and sensational word-of-mouth during its limited release, Ex Machina plans to expand during these next few weekends in additional cities. The latest science fiction movie has a numerous amount of potential to connect with audiences including an original premise, an emerging filmmaker, a sleek look, effective …

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Ex Machina explores the suspenseful morality of A.I.

 
Synopsis: A young programmer is selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment in artificial intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breathtaking female A.I.

 

 

The concept of Artificial Intelligence has been done so many times in film. Whether it be a destructive force like Terminator or a so…

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Director Sara Colangelo on what inspired her to make Little Accidents

 

 

Jim: Hi Sara.

 
Sara: Hey, how are you?
 

Jim: I’m great. So, I saw that you wrote and directed the movie, how did you come up with the idea for this film?

 
Sara: I had made a short film of the same title, it was at Sundance in 2010. It was set in a completely different world, it was set in my…

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Batman V Superman Official Teaser

I’m torn about this teaser. On one hand, I know this is just a teaser and the movie is a year away. They can only reveal, but so much, at this point and time. However, the fan boy inside of me hates this teaser WITH a passion. I wasn’t excited at all. To be completely truthful, I was mostly bored. What I despise most is the tone of the teaser. It’s…

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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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March 27, 2015
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Trailer: Keanu Reeves in “Knock Knock”

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Keanu Reeves stars as Evan Webber, a happily married architect who appears to have everything a man could ever dream of – a loving and successful wife, two…

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March 27, 2015
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Trailer: Southpaw

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  From acclaimed director Antoine Fuqua (TRAINING DAY) and starring Academy Award® nominated Jake Gyllenhaal (NIGHTCRAWLER, BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN) comes a story of tragedy, loss and the painful road to redemption……

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March 27, 2015
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Trailer: The Transporter Refueled

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  The producers of Lucy and the Taken trilogy bring you the next adrenaline-fueled installment of The Transporter series, THE TRANSPORTER REFUELED, starring newcomer Ed Skrein as Frank Martin, the…

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March 27, 2015
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Trailer: Paper Towns

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  Adapted from the bestselling novel by author John Green (“The Fault in Our Stars”), PAPER TOWNS is a coming-of-age story centering on Quentin and his enigmatic neighbor Margo, who…

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March 27, 2015

SXSW 2015: Fun and Informative Sneakerheadz Doc Showcases Shoe Culture

— Posted by Kenny Miles

To Rock or Stock? Sneakerheads will do almost anything to get their hands on a unique pair of kicks, going to such extreme lengths as hiding in trash cans to…

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March 27, 2015
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Highlights From The Boulder Film Festival

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  The Boulder Film Festival was the perfect setting to watch high quality arthouse films plus a great time to connect with the Colorado film community! The highlight (I witnessed)…

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March 27, 2015
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Director: David Robert Mitchell
Writer: David Robert Mitchell
Stars: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Luccardi

It Follows: A Horror Classic For Sexually Obsessed Millennials

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  After a strange sexual encounter, a teenager finds herself haunted by nightmarish visions and the inescapable sense that something is after her. (C) Radius-TWC       With a…

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March 26, 2015
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Infographic: Drugs and Their Impact on Cinema

— Posted by Frank Pasquine

Over the course of cinematic history, drugs have slowly inserted their way into the narrative of more and more films. While considered taboo in earlier times, by the time Easy Rider came…

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March 25, 2015
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Jason David Frank talks new Power Rangers movie

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  I had a chance to sit down and talk to Jason David Frank, the Green/White Power Ranger, a Wizard World convention. We discussed the new Power Rangers movie and…

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March 25, 2015
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The Entourage trailer

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Movie star Vincent Chase (Adrian Grenier), together with his boys, Eric (Kevin Connolly), Turtle (Jerry Ferrara) and Johnny (Kevin Dillon), are back…and back in business with super agent-turned-studio…

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March 23, 2015
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Shawn Ashmore on X-Men and The Following

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  With Season 3 of The Following starting back up on Fox, I had a chance to talk to Shawn Ashmore. Shawn spoke about the success of X-Men, as well…

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March 23, 2015
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William Kircher talks about drama school, and the Hobbit fandom

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Known widely for his role as Bifur in the Hobbit movies, recently I got a chance to talk to William Kircher at the Madison Wizard World Comic Con. He…

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March 23, 2015
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Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation’s FULL trailer

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  Like a good little side-piece Mission Impossible decided to sneak in a peek at for all of us to indulge in over the weekend with promises of more throughout…

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March 20, 2015
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Chicago Wizard World Fan Appreciation

— Posted by Jim Alexander

Twice the fun in one year. Chicago just got a special early preview of the Wizard World Comic Con months before the annual August event one comes around. For the…

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March 19, 2015
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5 to 7 is a Romantic Affair

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: A young novelist develops an extramarital relationship with a diplomat’s wife.      We are about to enter the spring of Yelchin. It all begins with 5 to 7,…

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March 19, 2015
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New Avengers TV spot has heart

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

I’ve checked out all of the footage made public for the upcoming Avengers film and I have to admit that I’m not as impressed as I’d hoped. It’s not that…

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March 18, 2015
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Pixels Official Trailer Review

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

I don’t want to lie to you, it’s an Adam Sandler film. Wait, wait, wait, before you press back just hear me out. What’s giving this movie hope is the…

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March 18, 2015
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Insidious: Chapter 3 trailer Review

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

This is a bleeping trailer, for now on this is how horror movie do trailers. They follow the three cardinal rules in making this masterpiece: 1. Jump scares: That is a…

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Basic Instinct 2
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