DVD Review: Birdman

 

 
Synopsis: A washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to the opening of his Broadway play. (c)Imdb
 

 

The movie of the year is finally out for everyone to see on DVD and Blu-ray. After sweeping th…

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What We Do In The Shadows is One of 2015's Funniest Movies

 

WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS chronicles the adventures of four vampire roommates trying to get by in a modern world that’s not always hospitable to the undead. Clement and Waititi, creators of the HBO hit series “Flight of the Conchords,” co-wrote, co-directed, and co-star in this hilarious send-up in which an endearingly unhip quartet of …

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The Correct Opinion Ep. 11 talks Oscars and Spider-Man

 
The Movie Blog presents their official podcast, The Correct Opinion!
 
On this episode of The Correct Opinion:
 
Anthony, Ryan, Jim, and Kenny discuss Oscar nominations, Spider-Man going to the Avengers, and…Gotham.
 

 
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McFarland, USA: An All-American Disney Tale Filled With Triumph

 

Synopsis: A former football coach transforms a small-town high school cross-country team into the best team in the state. 

 

 

Disney does it again. McFarland, USA is a triumphant real-life story brought to the big screen by Disney. It’s a story based around a down on his luck coach, that finds a coaching/teachi…

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Song of the Sea: Enchanting Oscar Nominated Film Won Me Over

From the creators of the Academy Award®-nominated “The Secret of Kells” comes a breathtakingly gorgeous, hand-drawn masterpiece. Based on the Irish legend of the Selkies, “Song of the Sea” tells the story of the last seal-child, Saoirse, and her brother Ben, who go on an epic journey to save the world of magic and discover the secrets of their …

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Review: Fists 2 Fists 2: Weapon of Choice

 

 

Fist 2 Fist 2 is an ambitious all-around attempt for Jino Kang. The movie is not to be confused with a previous Jino Kang film named Fist 2 Fist. Fist 2 Fist 2, is a different movie from the previously mentioned one, it’s NOT a sequel.

 

Jack “The Ghost” Lee has a special set of skills. No, not quite Liam Nees…

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Fifty Shades had potential but gave into audiences' sexual desires

 
Synopsis: Literature student Anastasia Steele’s life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey.
 

 
Everyone has been anticipating Fifty Shades of Grey due to the popularity of the book series and their risque subject matter. The film is very much adapted from the books from the cha…

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TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT: Marion Cotillard's Outstanding Oscar Worthy Performance

Sandra (Cotillard) has just been released from the hospital to find that she no longer has a job. According to management, the only way Sandra can hope to regain her position at the factory is to convince her co-workers to sacrifice their much-needed yearly bonuses. Now, over the course of one weekend, Sandra must confront each co-worker in…

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DVD Review: Nightcrawler

 

 

Jake Gyllenhaal doesn’t take no for an answer in Nightcrawler. Currently available on Blu-ray, DVD, and VOD everywhere.

 

In one of his finest performances to date, Gyllenhaal, transforms himself into a neurotic crash chaser Lou Bloom. Lou is a modern young guy who finds himself on the unfortunate end of the j…

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Dual Review: A Walk Among The Tombstones

 

 
Matt Scudder is a former cop now a private eye. He is asked by a drug dealer to find the men who kidnapped his wife. It seems like they killed her even after he paid them. Scudder refuses. But the man later goes to see him and tells him how his wife was killed. Scudder takes the job. He does some research and thinks the me…

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December 2, 2014
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PAN’s first-look trailer

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    Offering a new take on the origin of the classic characters created by J.M. Barrie, the action adventure follows the story of an orphan who is spirited away…

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December 2, 2014
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Interview: Filmmaker A.J. Edwards

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    Promoting the release of his film The Better Angels, I got a chance to talk to first time director and Terrence Malick protégée A.J. Edwards about the story…

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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

— Posted by Ryan

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

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    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

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  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

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  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

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    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

— Posted by Jim Alexander

          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
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Review: America the Beautiful 3

— Posted by Jim Alexander

    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

— 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 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

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

      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 Alexander

  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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