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 14, 2014
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Teaser trailer: Insurgent

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    THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT raises the stakes for Tris as she searches for allies and answers in the ruins of a futuristic Chicago. Tris (Woodley) and Four (James)…

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November 14, 2014
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Jim Carrey’s Dumbness Spectrum

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      Jim Carrey has come a long way since his breakout performance in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. He’s also proven himself a versatile actor, able to deftly tackle…

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November 14, 2014
Genre: Biography | Drama | History  Directed by: Ava DuVernay Starring: David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tim Roth Written by: Paul Webb

Trailer: David Oyelowo is Martin Luther King, Jr in “Selma”

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    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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November 14, 2014
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Trailer 3: Christian Bale stars in Exodus Gods and Kings

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    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…

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November 14, 2014
Genre: Biography | DramaDirected by: Jon StewartStarring: Gael García Bernal, Kim Bodnia, Dimitri Leonidas Written by: Jon Stewart (screenplay), Maziar Bahari (book)

Rosewater: Jon Stewart’s Well-Intended, but Disappointing Foray Into Directing

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  Rosewater is based on The New York Times best-selling memoir “Then They Came for Me: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival,” written by Maziar Bahari. The film…

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November 12, 2014
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The Correct Opinion feat. Special Guest, Director Cathryn Michon

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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 speak with special guest and Director…

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November 11, 2014
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Review: Better Angels

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  Synopsis: The story of Abraham Lincoln’s childhood in the harsh wilderness of Indiana and the hardships that shaped him, the tragedy that marked him for ever and the two…

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November 10, 2014
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The Correct Opinion 5 discusses Marvel upcoming films, Black Panther, X-Men Apocalypse & more

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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 Black Panther casting, X-Men Apocalypse…

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November 7, 2014
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies trailer marches in

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Despite the fact that these Hobbit films aren’t nearly as good as the original Lord of the Rings trilogy I find myself mildly enthused for this final entry for the…

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November 7, 2014
Genre: Animation | Action | Comedy Directed by: Don Hall, Chris Williams Starring: Scott Adsit, Ryan Potter, Jamie Chung Written by: Don Hall (story), Jordan Roberts (story

Review: Big Hero 6

— Posted by Ryan

Big Hero 6 is the first animated superhero film to come from Pixar since The Incredibles and in my opinion, Big Hero 6 is now Pixar’s top superhero film.  …

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November 7, 2014
Genre: Adventure | Sci-Fi  Directed by: Christopher Nolan Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain    Written by: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan

Interstellar: A Masterful Cinematic Experience to see on 70MM Film!

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  With our time on Earth coming to an end, a team of explorers undertakes the most important mission in human history; traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind…

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November 7, 2014
Genre: Crime | Drama | Thriller Directed by: Dan Gilroy Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton   Written by: Dan Gilroy

Review: Nightcrawler

— Posted by Jim

  Synopsis: When Lou Bloom, a driven man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the…

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November 5, 2014
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Trailer: (Fast and) Furious 7

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  Elliot deserves to write this up but since he’s not here, I’ll do my best to fill in that massive hole he left in all of our hearts. The…

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October 31, 2014
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The Correct Opinion 4 discusses Age of Ultron leak, John Wick, and Gotham

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  The Movie Blog presents their official podcast, The Correct Opinion!   On this episode of The Correct Opinion:   Jim and Anthony discuss John Wick, the Avengers: Age of…

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October 31, 2014
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Birdman Questions the Credibility of Critics

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Birdman is being considered as Michael Keaton’s comeback film and with good reason. With rave reviews left and right, Birdman has the potential to be Keaton’s first Oscar nomination. To…

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October 30, 2014
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Review: The Wisdom to Know the Difference

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Genre: Drama       Directed by: Daniel Baldwin Starring: Daniel Baldwin, Mayra Leal,William Baldwin, Lou Diamond Phillips Written by: Daniel Baldwin   Synopsis: The Wisdom to Know the  Difference is a…

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October 26, 2014
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Review: See No Evil 2

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    Synopsis: A group of friends pays a late-night visit to the city morgue to surprise Amy (Harris) on her birthday. But the surprise is on them when the…

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October 24, 2014
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Will Smith is trying to “Focus”

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    Will Smith stars as Nicky, a seasoned master of misdirection who becomes romantically involved with novice con artist Jess (Margot Robbie). As he’s teaching her the tricks of…

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"You either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain."

—Aaron Eckhart as Harvey Dent from The Dark Knight, 2008

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