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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February 27, 2015
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DVD Review: Birdman

— Posted by Jim Alexander

    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…

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February 27, 2015
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Directors: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi

Writers: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi

Stars: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Jonathan Brugh

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

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  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…

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February 25, 2015
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Feast your eyes on this new Age of Ultron poster

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  Joss Wheson’s “Marvel’s: Avengers: Age of Ultron” has unleashed a new theatrical poster to whet your while we await the release of the film. The expected result is that…

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February 24, 2015
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The Correct Opinion Ep. 11 talks Oscars and Spider-Man

— Posted by Ryan

  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…

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February 22, 2015
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The Gambler: Wahlberg fails to live up to James Caan’s 1974 performance

— Posted by Bud Boomer

    James Caan was nominated for a Golden Globe for his performance in the 1974 gambling classic, The Gambler (Karel Reisz), but Mark Wahlberg is unlikely to enjoy the…

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February 20, 2015
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McFarland, USA: An All-American Disney Tale Filled With Triumph

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  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…

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February 20, 2015
Genre: Animation | Family | Fantasy 

Director: Tomm Moore

Writers: Will Collins (as William Collins) , Tomm Moore (story)
Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan, David Rawle

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

— Posted by Kenny Miles

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…

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February 18, 2015
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How is Russell Crowe’s directing? Check out the trailer for The Water Diviner

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Russell Crowe’s directorial debut, THE WATER DIVINER, is an epic adventure set four years after the devastating battle of Gallipoli during World War I. Australian farmer Joshua Connor…

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February 18, 2015
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Trailer: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  Now that The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is full up with its long-term residents, co-managers Muriel Donnelly (Maggie Smith) and Sonny Kapoor (Dev Patel) have a dream of expansion,…

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February 18, 2015
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Trailer: The Intruders

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  After the traumatic loss of her mother, a teenaged girl tries to uncover the dark secrets behind her new home, in spite of her father’s disbelief.   Source: eOne…

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February 18, 2015
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Trailer: Underdogs

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    From Academy Award® winning director Juan Campanella comes UNDERDOGS, an animated comedy with a little bit of magic and a whole lot of heart. Jake is a shy,…

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February 14, 2015
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Review: Fists 2 Fists 2: Weapon of Choice

— Posted by Jim Alexander

    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…

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February 13, 2015
Genre: Drama | Romance 
Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson 
Writers: Kelly Marcel (screenplay), E.L. James (novel) 
Stars: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle

Fifty Shades had potential but gave into audiences’ sexual desires

— Posted by Ryan

  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…

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February 13, 2015
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Trailer: Hot Pursuit

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    In HOT PURSUIT, an uptight and by-the-book cop (Witherspoon) tries to protect the sexy and outgoing widow (Vergara) of a drug boss as they race through Texas, pursued…

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February 13, 2015
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Teaser trailer: The Man From U.N.C.L.E

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Set against the backdrop of the early 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. centers on CIA agent Solo and KGB agent Kuryakin….

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February 12, 2015
Genre: Drama 
Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

Writers: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

Stars: Marion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione, Catherine Salée

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

— Posted by Kenny Miles

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…

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February 12, 2015
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DVD Review: Nightcrawler

— Posted by Jim Alexander

    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,…

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February 11, 2015
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Trailer: Hitman: Agent 47

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    “HITMAN – AGENT 47″ centers on an elite assassin who was genetically engineered from conception to be the perfect killing machine, and is known only by the last…

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