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 16, 2014
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Emmanuel Jal, Ger Duany, and Molly Smith Discuss Hard Truths in The Good Lie

— Posted by Kenny Miles

They were known simply as “The Lost Boys.” Orphaned by the brutal Civil war in Sudan that began in 1983, these young victims traveled as many as a thousand miles…

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October 15, 2014
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Review: Fury

— Posted by Jim

  Synopsis: April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on…

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October 15, 2014
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New York Comic Con 2014

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  I have been attending the New York Comic Con since it’s inception way back in 2008. The event had humble beginnings taking up a small portions of the Jacob…

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October 13, 2014
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The Correct Opinion Episode 2 discusses Spider-Man rumors, The Judge, and Gotham

— Posted by Ryan

  The Movie Blog presents their official podcast, The Correct Opinion!   On this episode of The Correct Opinion:   Anthony joins Ryan and Jim to discuss possible Oscar contenders,…

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October 13, 2014
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The Book of Life: Lavish and Vivid Animated Feature About Love, Life, Laughs

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  THE BOOK OF LIFE, a vibrant fantasy-adventure, tells the legend of Manolo, a conflicted hero and dreamer who sets off on an epic quest through magical, mythical and wondrous…

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October 12, 2014
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The Alternate Ending to James Cameron’s 1997 masterpiece “Titanic”

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

I vaguely remember rumors of an alternate ending to James Cameron’s 1997 smash-hit “Titanic” and quickly let the rumor fade to memory, especially with the amount of time that has…

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October 12, 2014
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Interview: Adelaide Kane talks Devil’s Hand, Reign, and Comic Con

— Posted by Jim

    With her new film The Devil’s Hand releasing on October 10th, I spoke to Adelaide Kane about Devil’s Hand, Reign, and her love for comics.   Jim: Hey…

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October 12, 2014
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Interview: Lou Ferrigno

— Posted by Jim

  With the New York Comic Con taking place this weekend in NYC. I decided to post some memorable interviews from the Chicago Comic Con that I attended. I spoke…

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October 12, 2014
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Trailer: Tomorrowland

— Posted by Jim

      A Disney theme park attraction comes to the big screens. Based on this trailer I don’t see much to get excited about? So the films stars Britt…

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October 9, 2014
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Review: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Disney’s “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” follows the exploits of 11-year-old Alexander (Ed Oxenbould) as he experiences the most terrible and horrible day of his…

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October 8, 2014
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The Correct Opinion Uncut

— Posted by Ryan

  The Movie Blog presents their official podcast, The Correct Opinion!   On this episode of The Correct Opinion:   Ryan and Jim discuss their screening of The Equalizer, upcoming…

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October 8, 2014
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DVD Review: Vampire Diaries Season 5

— Posted by Jim

Vampires are still in demand. With the approaching season 6 debuting on October 3rd, I got to review the DVD set of season 5 of the show, which is available…

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October 8, 2014
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Trailer: HORRIBLE BOSSES 2

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  Fed up with answering to higher-ups, Nick, Dale and Kurt decide to become their own bosses by launching their own business in “Horrible Bosses 2.” But a slick investor…

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October 8, 2014
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Teaser Trailer: Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper”

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  From director Clint Eastwood comes “American Sniper,” starring Bradley Cooper as Chris Kyle, the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history. But there was much more to him than…

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October 8, 2014
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On the Red Carpet at the NYFF: Paul Thomas Anderson’s Trippy ‘Inherent Vice’ Starring Joaquin Phoenix

— Posted by Paula Schwartz

  From the stage of Alice Tully Hall director Saturday night Paul Thomas Anderson pointed to the New York Film Festival logo that reads, “Film Lives Here,” and added, “It…

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October 7, 2014
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NYFF: ‘Whiplash’ Director Damien Chazelle and J.K. Simmons Riff On Artistic Perfection

— Posted by Paula Schwartz

  “Whiplash,” the Sundance Award-winning film by Damien Chazelle that is screening at the New York Film Festival, lives up to rave reviews. The movie is about 19 year-old jazz…

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October 7, 2014
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DVD Review: Supernatural Season 9

— Posted by Jim

  I got a chance to review the 9th season of Supernatural in the regular DVD format. The DVD set is packed with special features. Here is the take-away from…

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October 7, 2014
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Review: Leprechaun Origins

— Posted by Jim

  Synopsis: Two young couples backpacking through Ireland discover that one of Ireland’s most famous legends is a terrifying reality. (c) Imdb     This isn’t your parents or the…

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