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 10, 2015
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Trailer: Jauja

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Viggo Mortensen Movie HDCinema Guild is pleased to release the official trailer for JAUJA, directed by Lisandro Alonso, and starring Viggo Mortensen. JAUJA opens on 3/20 in New…

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February 10, 2015
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Dual Review: A Walk Among The Tombstones

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    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…

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February 10, 2015
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Trailer: Unfinished Business

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    A hard-working small business owner (Vince Vaughn) and his two associates (Tom Wilkinson, Dave Franco) travel to Europe to close the most important deal of their lives. But…

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February 10, 2015
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Spider-Man finally joins Marvel Cinematic Universe

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

The news is just breaking, and I just happened to stumble over the announcement myself, but Marvel is finally making the announcement half the world has been waiting for… well,…

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February 6, 2015
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DVD Review: The Drop

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood’s past where friends, families, and…

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February 6, 2015
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DVD Review: Get on Up

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: Music icon James Brown’s rise to fame from his troubled past.     The master of funk has arrived. In Get On Up, available on DVD and Blu-ray…

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February 6, 2015
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Trailer: Gary Oldman and Tom Hardy reunite for “Child 44″

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    A politically-charged serial killer thriller set in 1953 Soviet Russia, CHILD 44 chronicles the crisis of conscience for secret police agent Leo Demidov (TOM HARDY), who loses status,…

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February 4, 2015
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Ryan! Here’s that Magic Mike XXL trailer you asked about!

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  Oh Ryan! I know it’s been a mighty loooong time since your last installment of “Chick Flick Fridays” but luckily it seems that the drought is ending! YES! Channing…

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February 4, 2015
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RE: Ghostbusters finally has a cast… and it’s AWFUL

— Posted by Elliot Hopper

I really, really, really hope it’s not a reboot. Like Wiig being the brains and creating proton packs, etc.? Is that what we are going to see? Science experiment turned…

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February 2, 2015
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What I learned from the Jurassic World Superbowl commercial

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  Jurassic World was one of the few commercials aired during the Superbowl that wasn’t a complete and utter disappointment in the eyes of anyone in the world who looks…

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January 29, 2015
Genre: Adventure | Thriller
Director: Kevin Macdonald
Writer: Dennis Kelly
Stars: Jude Law, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn

Black Sea: An Entertaining, Gripping, and Preposterous Thriller

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  A suspenseful adventure thriller directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald, centering on a rogue submarine captain (two-time Academy Award nominee Jude Law) who pulls together a misfit crew…

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January 29, 2015
Genre: Action | Crime | Drama  
Director: J.C. Chandor 
Writer: J.C. Chandor
Stars: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo

A Most Violent Year: Jessica Chastain Highlights An Aimless Movie

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Set during the winter of 1981 — statistically one of the most crime-ridden of New York City’s history — A MOST VIOLENT YEAR is a drama following the lives…

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January 29, 2015
Genre: Comedy| Drama | Music 
Director: Stephen Belber
Writer: Stephen Belber
Stars: Patrick Stewart, Carla Gugino, Matthew Lillard |

Match: Patrick Stewart’s Incredible Acting Departs From Sci-Fi Persona

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Patrick Stewart gives a captivating performance in this witty, emotionally gripping adaptation of director Stephen Belber’s own Tony Award-nominated play. Stewart stars as Tobi, an eccentric, pot-smoking Manhattan ballet instructor…

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January 29, 2015
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Trailer: Ted 2

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Seth MacFarlane returns as writer, director and voice star of Ted 2, Universal and Media Rights Capital’s follow-up to the highest-grossing original R-rated comedy of all time. Joined…

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January 29, 2015
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DVD Review: Gone Girl

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: With his wife’s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not…

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January 28, 2015
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I can’t find anything wrong with this Fantastic Four trailer

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  I checked. Double checked. Triple checked, yet I could NOT find anything wrong with this new Fantastic Four trailer. The fact that they threw out EVERYTHING about the prior…

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January 28, 2015
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Ghostbusters finally has a cast… and it’s AWFUL

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  The Ghostbusters reboot finally has a cast and I’m very disappointed. It was a movie that’s been stuck in development for 10 years too long and I was pretty…

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January 27, 2015
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Review: 2015 Oscar Nominated Live Action and Animated Shorts

— Posted by Kenny Miles

The shorts nominated for the Academy Awards in live action and animation are a diverse collection of film. From inspiring and funny to grim and haunting, there is a wide…

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