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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The Correct Opinion Ep. 10 talks Selma and Idris Elba as James Bond

 
The Movie Blog presents their official podcast, The Correct Opinion!
 
On this episode of The Correct Opinion:
 
Anthony, Ryan, Jim, and Kenny discuss Oscar worthy films, Selma, and Idris Elba as a possible James Bond.
 

 
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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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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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October 24, 2014
Genre: Comedy | DramaDirector: Alejandro González IñárrituStarring: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton Writer: Alejandro González Iñárritu (screenplay), Nicolás Giacobone (screenplay)

Birdman Soars as a Cinematic Triumph, Major Oscar Contender

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  BIRDMAN or The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton) – famous for portraying an iconic superhero – as…

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October 23, 2014
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Trailer: Insidious Chapter 3

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    The newest chapter in the terrifying horror series is written and directed by franchise co-creator Leigh Whannell. This chilling prequel, set before the haunting of the Lambert family,…

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October 23, 2014
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Age of Ultron Teaser Trailer

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  Marvel Studios presents “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program,…

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October 22, 2014
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Autumn 2014 movie releases

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For many people, autumn is their favourite season, as the leaves start to transform into wispy and deliciously golden brown hues, while the air is still warm enough to go…

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October 20, 2014
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Dracula Untold: Or Should It Be?

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    Almost an entire century after the world’s first cinematic introduction to Draculaplaced audiences under his haunting spell, the studio that pioneered the genre reawakens one of legend’s most…

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October 20, 2014
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Tom Hardy as Apocalypse in X-Men: Apocalypse?

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Tom Hardy as Apocalypse? Does it sound that far fetched? He’s proven himself as a versatile actor and even as a mighty villain with his role as Bane, so I…

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October 17, 2014
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The Correct Opinion 3 discusses Fury, Birdman, and DC Films revealed

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  The Movie Blog presents their official podcast, The Correct Opinion!   On this episode of The Correct Opinion:   Ryan & Jim discuss Fury, the upcoming release of Birdman,…

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October 17, 2014
Genre: Comedy | DramaDirector: Jason ReitmanStarring: Kaitlyn Dever, Rosemarie DeWitt, Ansel ElgortWriter: Chad Kultgen (novel), Jason Reitman

Internet Savvy Men, Women, & Children Disconnected from Quality Filmmaking

— Posted by Kenny Miles

MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the internet has changed their…

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October 17, 2014
Genre: ComedyDirector: Theodore MelfiStarring: Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi WattsWriter: Theodore Melfi

Bill Murray’s Performance Blesses St. Vincent

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  Maggie (McCarthy), a single mother, moves into a new home in Brooklyn with her 12-year old son, Oliver (Lieberher). Forced to work long hours, she has no choice but…

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October 16, 2014
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Trailer: Foxcatcher

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    Based on true events, FOXCATCHER tells the dark and fascinating story of the unlikely and ultimately tragic relationship between an eccentric multi-millionaire (Steve Carell) and two champion wrestlers…

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October 16, 2014
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Teaser Trailer: In The Heart of the Sea

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    In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an…

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October 16, 2014
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Jeremy Renner Stars As Investigative Reporter Gary Webb

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  Jeremy Renner stars as investigative journalist Gary Webb in the heart-pounding thriller “Kill the Messenger,” which chronicles his efforts to track down the link between drug dealers, contra rebels…

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October 16, 2014
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Interview: Dylan “Hornswoggle” Postl

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  With the release of Leprechaun: Origins, I spoke to the leprechaun himself, WWE wrestler Dylan Postl, aka Hornswoggle. Here is what we touched upon:   Jim: Whats’s up Dylan….

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