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 15, 2015
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Before I Wake Official Trailer Review

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Before I Wake is a new horror thriller starring Kate Bosworth and Thomas Jane. Directed by Mike Flanagan, if you didn’t know who that is. He’s the guy that kinda…

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March 13, 2015
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3 Reasons Why SXSW Film Festival Still Matters for Movies

— Posted by Kenny Miles

    SXSW Film Festival kicks off this weekend on Friday, March 13th with a lot of excitement and anticipation. Hosted in Austin, Texas during a prime time for spring…

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March 13, 2015
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British Cinderella Doesn’t Miss a Beat

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella’s fortunes…

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March 13, 2015
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Treading Water: A Truly Delightful Fish Out Of Water Comedy.

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Treading Water is a charming and romantic modern-day coming of age love story told through the eyes of a sensitive boy who is forced to face life with a…

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March 13, 2015
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Media Overload: Run All Night

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

Run All Night is releasing and the fine folks at Warner Bros were kind enough to share a plethora of promotional images and more to drum up excitement for the…

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March 13, 2015
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Official Trailer for MISERY LOVES COMEDY Featuring Jimmy Fallon, Amy Schumer, Judd Apatow

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Jimmy Fallon, Tom Hanks, Amy Schumer, Jim Gaffigan, Judd Apatow, Lisa Kudrow, Larry David, and Jon Favreau are among over 60 famous funny people featured in this hilarious…

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March 13, 2015
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Teaser Trailer: Hotel Transylvania 2

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    The Drac pack is back for an all-new monster comedy adventure in Sony Pictures Animation’s Hotel Transylvania 2!  Everything seems to be changing for the better at Hotel…

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March 12, 2015
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I AM BIG BIRD: THE CAROLL SPINNEY STORY

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    I AM BIG BIRD is a loving portrait of how the man in the yellow feathered suit became a childhood icon. For 45 years, Caroll Spinney has been…

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March 12, 2015
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Scary Ladies and Friday 13th

— Posted by Bud Boomer

Hopefully by now you’ve seen the 888 Ladies Bingo list ‘the 13 scariest ladies of all time’. We certainly have, and it’s kicked off a LOT of office debate. Part…

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March 11, 2015
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San Andreas is at fault

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  No, this isn’t a Grand Theft Auto reference however I will be back in San Andreas tonight to make some fothermuckin money play the new heists mode, rather this…

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March 11, 2015
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Inside Out

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Inside Out is the latest movie from Pixar Studios. Let’s be honest, ladies and gentlemen,  Pixar is the Marvel of animation. They can do no wrong. This time Pixar brings…

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March 11, 2015
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Get Hard Red Band Trailer Review

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

When I first heard of the premise for Get Hard, I immediately thought it was a rip off of the New Guy. Adding to the fact that Will Ferrell hasn’t…

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March 6, 2015
Comedy | Drama 
Director: John Madden
Writer: Ol Parker (screenplay)
Stars: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy

Audiences Will Check-In to The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL is the expansionist dream of Sonny (Dev Patel), and it’s making more claims on his time than he has available, considering his imminent…

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March 6, 2015
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller  

Director: Neill Blomkamp

Writers: Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell

Stars: Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Hugh Jackman

Neil Blomkamp’s Chappie is Barely Better than Crappy

— Posted by Ryan

  Synopsis: In the near future, crime is patrolled by an oppressive mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first…

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March 6, 2015
Documentary | Biography | History 

Director: Gabe Polsky

Writer: Gabe Polsky (story)

Stars: Viacheslav Fetisov, Scotty Bowman, Anatoli Karpov

Red Army Flawlessly Blends Hockey and History

— Posted by Kenny Miles

From Oscar (R) nominated and Emmy award-winning filmmakers, RED ARMY is a feature documentary about the Soviet Union and the most successful dynasty in sports history: the Red Army hockey…

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March 4, 2015
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We FINALLY have a glimpse of Vision

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

For whatever reason the Avengers film has been keeping the character known as ‘The Vision’ under wraps and we haven’t been provided a clear look at the character… until now….

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March 4, 2015
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The 2015 Boulder Film Festival Offers A Diverse Film (and Food) Lineup

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  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…

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March 2, 2015
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The Small and Intimate Madison Wizard World Comic Con

— Posted by Jim Alexander

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…

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