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Month: July 2014

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Tuesday Releases: Noah & The Other Woman

JULY 29TH, 2014 NOAH // Visually stunning and equally captivating, “Noah”, at its core, is the story we all know from the Bible. As most people would roll their eyes at a big budgeted, Hollywood adaptation of an Old Testament saga, Darren Aronofsky take his patented darkness and flair from his previous works like “The Fountain” and “Black Swan” and carries them into his … Read More Tuesday Releases: Noah & The Other Woman

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One Minute Review: The Other Woman (2014) [2.0]

THE OTHER WOMAN // If I wanted to see Kate Upton running in a skimpy bikini, I would just Google it. When it comes to most romantic comedies, I can get on board. Despite almost all of these films having the same plot and story structure, there can be a sincerity brought out by stellar actors and actresses. “The Other Woman” is not one … Read More One Minute Review: The Other Woman (2014) [2.0]

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Proof Review: Noah (2014)

Release Date March 28, 2014 Director Darren Aronofsky Screenplay Darren Aronofsky Ari Handel Distributed By Paramount Pictures Budget $125 million Action, Adventure, Drama Rated PG-13 for violence, disturbing images and brief suggestive content 138 minutes Noah Visually stunning and equally captivating, “Noah”, at its core, is the story we all know from the Bible. As most people would roll their eyes at a big … Read More Proof Review: Noah (2014)

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Theatrical Releases: Hercules & Lucy

Joe Swanberg probably got your attention with his feature “Drinking Buddies”, starring Jake Johnson, Olivia Wilde, and Anna Kendrick, but this year he follows that up with another film starring Kendrick titled “Happy Christmas”. In it, she plays a party girl that moves in with her brother (played by director Swanberg) and his wife (Melanie Lynskey) and their child. Setting fires and passing out … Read More Theatrical Releases: Hercules & Lucy

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Proof Review: Transcendence (2014)

Release Date April 18, 2014 Director Wally Pfister Screenplay Jack Paglen Distributed By Warner Bros. Pictures Budget $100 million Drama, Mystery, Romance, Science Fiction, Thriller Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action and violence, some bloody images, brief strong language and sensuality 119 minutes Transcendence Give Wally Pfister a break. In his directorial debut, Pfister was placed against impossible odds. Having been Christopher Nolan’s cinematographer for … Read More Proof Review: Transcendence (2014)

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Tuesday Releases: Transcendence & Sabotage

JULY 22ND, 2014 TRANSCENDENCE // Give Wally Pfister a break. In his directorial debut, Pfister was placed against impossible odds. Having been Christopher Nolan’s cinematographer for around fourteen years, the man was being compared to one of the best directors of our time. With Nolan’s name almost front and center in the marketing and with everyone hoping some of Nolan’s thought-provoking talent would rub … Read More Tuesday Releases: Transcendence & Sabotage

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Proof Review: Boyhood (2014)

Release Date July 18, 2014 Director Richard Linklater Screenplay Richard Linklater Distributed By IFC Films Budget $4 million Drama Rated R for language including sexual references, and for teen drug and alcohol use 166 minutes Boyhood Never has a director been more ambitious than Richard Linklater, whose latest feature “Boyhood” spans over twelve years, both in production and time within the narrative. Using the … Read More Proof Review: Boyhood (2014)

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One Minute Review: Under The Skin (2014) [4.0]

UNDER THE SKIN // Over the years, it has become apparent that Scarlett Johansson will not be giving up her independent acting roots anytime soon. She has become a household name with her role as Black Widow in “The Avengers” but she continues to produce small titles which is actually where she got her start, with films like “Lost In Translation”, “A Love Song … Read More One Minute Review: Under The Skin (2014) [4.0]

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Theatrical Releases: The Purge: Anarchy & Sex Tape

Director Mike Cahill, known for his work with Brit Marling in her breakout role in “Another Earth” attempts to make another societal breakthrough in his new film “I Origins” starring Michael Pitt and a returning Brit Marling. Mixing a passionate love story with a scientific mystery pertaining to the eyes, the film touches on the ideas of religion and predestination arguing both sides of … Read More Theatrical Releases: The Purge: Anarchy & Sex Tape

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Tuesday Releases: Under The Skin

JULY 15TH, 2014 UNDER THE SKIN // Over the years, it has become apparent that Scarlett Johansson will not be giving up her independent acting roots anytime soon. She has become a household name with her role as Black Widow in “The Avengers” but she continues to produce small titles which is actually where she got her start, with films like “Lost In Translation”, … Read More Tuesday Releases: Under The Skin

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Theatrical Releases: Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Director Richard Linklater is making quite a stir with his new film, “Boyhood”, a drama that he has been filming over the last 12 years. Why would a drama take so long to film? Because he has been leading his leading boy age along with the storyline. Following the same characters as they literally grow up on screen, Linklater is taking film-making to a … Read More Theatrical Releases: Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

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Tuesday Releases: Bad Words & The Raid 2

JULY 8TH, 2014 BAD WORDS // Believe it or not, first time director and star of “Bad Words”, Jason Bateman, was not the first choice to play the leading role in the film. Explaining in a Q&A following the screening of his film over the weekend, Bateman stated that he approached several other actors for the part and all of them declined rather emphatically … Read More Tuesday Releases: Bad Words & The Raid 2