Gyllenhaal Delivers A Knockout Oscar Punch

 
Synopsis: After champion boxer Billy Hope’s life falls apart he enlists a trainer to get him back to the top and retain custody of his daughter. 
 

 

If Jake Gyllenhaal hasn’t announced his that he’s one of the top ten actors in Hollywood with his performances in End of Watch, Prisoners, and Nightcrawler, he certain…

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Pixels Proves Adam Sandler's Career is "Game Over"

 
Synopsis: When aliens misinterpret video feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth in the form of the video games.
 

 
Adam Sandler has been on a downward spiral for quite some time. But when I saw the trailer for Pixels I was actually a bit excited. The idea of aliens as classic video g…

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Tangerine: iPhone Shot Narrative About Transgender Prostitutes Is the Future of Filmmaking

 

Synopsis: A working girl tears through Tinseltown on Christmas Eve searching for the pimp who broke her heart. (C) Magnolia

 

 

The synopsis of Tangerine needs more explaining before this review.  When Sin-Dee (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) gets out of jail, she finds out from her friend and fellow escort Alexandra (Mya Ta…

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Umberto Celisano Talks About Playing Al Capone

 

I had a chance to speak to up-and-coming actor Umberto Celisano about his current role on the AMC series The Making of the Mob, where he plays legendary gangster Al Capone. Umberto talks about taking on the legendary role and about starting out in Hollywood in this interview.

 

 

Follow Umberto on Twitter @Celis…

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Mr. Holmes Review (Spoilers)

This review is going to be filled with SPOILERS! If you want to see my rating on the film, go straight to the bottom. Consider yourself warned.

 

Synopsis: An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes looks back on his life, and grapples with an unsolved case involving a beautiful woman.
 

 

Once again, this is going to be…

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Trainwreck Paves the Way for Amy Schumer to be a Star

 
Synopsis: Having thought that monogamy was never possible, a commitment-phobic career woman may have to face her fears when she meets a good guy.
 

 
There have been a few things that have been missing in comedy over the past decade. One is a lack of comedic diversity and the other is a lack of redundancy. When I went in…

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Do I Sound Gay? Explores, Confronts Male Vocal Stereotypes

After a breakup with his boyfriend, journalist David Thorpe went on a journey of self-discovery and curiosity regarding his voice and why some men, mostly gay, have effeminate voices. In his first documentary, Do I Sound Gay?, which expands to more theaters this weekend, David visits and interviews various coaches, a few linguists, family, frie…

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Ant-Man Stands Tall In The Marvel Universe

 
Synopsis: Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world. (Imdb)
 

 

If you thought The Guardians of the Galaxy was spectacular, Ant-…

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AMY: Reflective Winehouse Doc Honors Troubled Musician Beyond Headlines

 

Despite just two albums to her name Amy Winehouse is one of the biggest music icons in British history. With a voice oft described as a combination of Billy Holiday, Dinah Washington and Sarah Vaughan, Amy Winehouse was a pop star with soul; a once in two generational musical talent whose appeal crossed cultural and demographic bounda…

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Cartel Land: Gripping, Important Mexican Cartel Doc Transports Viewers

With unprecedented access, CARTEL LAND is a riveting, on-the-ground look at the journeys of two modern-day vigilante groups and their shared enemy – the murderous Mexican drug cartels. In the Mexican state of Michoacán, Dr. Jose Mireles, a small-town physician known as “El Doctor,” leads the Autodefensas, a citizen uprising against the violent …

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May 27, 2015
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Point Break Teaser Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

I never saw the original, Point Break. I know, I know. But, let me finish. Allow me to clarify, I have seen it with my mother. She loved Patrick Swayze…

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May 27, 2015
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Dissection of the Human Centipede Trilogy

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

The Human Centipede has become somewhat of of a horror cult classic. Not in the same class as The Evil Dead or Night of the Living Dead series, but it…

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May 26, 2015
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Director: Andrew Niccol
Writer: Andrew Niccol
Stars: Ethan Hawke, January Jones, Zoë Kravitz

Good Kill Review

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  In the shadowy world of drone warfare, combat unfolds like a video game-only with real lives at stake. After six tours of duty, Air Force pilot Tom Egan (Ethan…

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May 24, 2015
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“Iris” A Swan Song for Two

— Posted by Jules Neuman

  If you’ve ever seen a pair of eyeglasses with frames like saucers, a necklace with big enough beads to be used in the World Series, or a feather boa…

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May 22, 2015
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery

Director: Brad Bird

Writers: Damon Lindelof (screenplay), Brad Bird (screenplay

Stars: George Clooney, Britt Robertson, Hugh Laurie

Tomorrowland’s journey to inspiration is mostly stagnant

— Posted by Ryan

  Synopsis: Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere…

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May 21, 2015
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7 Minutes Trailer

— Posted by Jim Alexander

First look at Jay Martin’s crime heist movie 7 Minutes, starring Jason Ritter, Luke Mitchell, Leven Rambin, and Zane Holtz.     This looks like a gritty heist thriller. Jason Ritter…

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May 21, 2015
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“Human Centipede 3″ Makes Me Happy to Announce How Terrible It Is

— Posted by Jules Neuman

The tremendously disgusting things gushing like from a volcano out of Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence) are not what ruin the movie. The fun of gross-out cinema is to be…

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May 20, 2015
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Pan Official Trailer 2

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Can I tell you guys a secret? I do not like Peter Pan. Never did and probably never will. Hook finding Neverland, the Adventures of Neverland, amongst the many other…

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May 20, 2015
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Steve Jobs Official Teaser

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

This teaser is one minute long. So, there isn’t really much to say. But, what I could say is goddamn, this looks great! The tone and atmosphere looked perfect. Michael…

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May 19, 2015
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We are Your Friends Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

We are Your Friends is Social Network. But, just remove Mark Zuckerberg and replace him with a deejay played by Zac Efron. I’m not kidding people. The plot is almost…

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May 18, 2015
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Two Short Films by Fabian Martorell: “The Coin” and “Unbelief”

— Posted by Jules Neuman

  French filmmaker Fabian Martorell turned in two short films to The Movie Blog to be reviewed. The Coin and Unbelief are two conceptual shorts blowing as much hot air…

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May 17, 2015
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The Intern Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Academy award winners, Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway, star in a lighthearted comedy about a retired seventy- year-old man being bored. Deciding to spice things up, De Niro applies…

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May 15, 2015
Genre:   Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi 

Director: George Miller
Writers: George Miller, Brendan McCarthy
Stars: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult

Mad Max: Fury Road Review

— Posted by Kenny Miles

In a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, two rebels just might be able to restore order: Max, a man of action and of few words, and Furiosa, a…

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May 15, 2015
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Pitch Perfect 2 excelled in music but slightly lacked in plot

— Posted by Ryan

  Synopsis: After a humiliating command performance at Lincoln Center, the Barden Bellas enter an international competition that no American group has ever won in order to regain their status…

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May 14, 2015
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Director Amy Berg Talks About Making Every Secret Thing

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  With her upcoming movie Every Secret Thing releasing on May 15th in theaters, VOD, and iTunes, I got a chance to speak with Director Amy Berg about the film….

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May 13, 2015
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Jem and the Holograms Trailer Rant

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Do you remember when you had a childhood? Do you remember how great the cartoons were back then? Do you remember telling yourself that you were going to cherish these…

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May 13, 2015
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Into the Grizzly Maze Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

So, this is it? Is this the best that Hollywood has to offer us? Is this what they want us to spend our hard earned money on? REALLY, on a…

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May 13, 2015
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Short Film “The Cobblestone Corridor” Exercising its Right to Drool

— Posted by Jules Neuman

                The Cobblestone Corridor, a short film written, directed and starred in by Erik C. Bloomquist, is a neo-noir about a newspaperman doubling…

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