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Tag Archive for 'Rachel Weisz'

Encapsulated Movie Reviews – Eight New Indie Titles

Since the seven smaller film dissections were a big hit last week, no reason to not duplicate critical enjoyment for your reading pleasure – but I’m adding one more to fight the good film fight.  (Being that disaster flicks are a dime a dozen and any movie that sits on the shelf too long might […]

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‘The Light Between Oceans’ Shines On Loss (Movie Review)

Director Derek Cianfrance has explored romance to great degrees before with his acclaimed film Blue Valentine. He followed that up with the multi-generational crime drama The Place Beyond the Pines. With his latest feature, The Light Between Oceans, Cianfrance finds himself back in romance territory, but from a new direction. The story, adapted from a […]

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The Lobster (Blu-ray Review)

When you learn of a film with a premise as bizarre as The Lobster, there has to be hope it can really work. Oscar-nominee Yorgos Lanthimos has taken the offbeat sensibilities that helped his film Dogtooth catch on and applied it to his first English-language feature, which involves people either finding love or being turned […]

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Get Weird With THE LOBSTER On Blu-ray This August

Golden Globe® winner Colin Farrell (In Bruges) and Academy Award® winner Rachel Weisz (Best Supporting Actress, The Constant Gardener, 2005) star in the 2015 Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize winner The Lobster, arriving on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) on August 2 from Lionsgate. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, the director behind the […]

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‘The Lobster’ Does More Than Just Pinch Your Dark Comedy Nerve (Movie Review)

When you learn of a film with a premise as bizarre as The Lobster, there has to be hope it can really work. Oscar-nominee Yorgos Lanthimos has taken the offbeat sensibilities that helped his film Dogtooth catch on and applied it to his first English-language feature, which involves people either finding love or being turned […]

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Oz The Great and Powerful 2D / 3D (Blu-ray Review)

When Oscar Diggs (James Franco), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz, he thinks he’s hit the jackpot. Fame and fortune are his for the taking. That is until he meets three witches: Theodora (Mila Kunis), Evanora (Rachel Weisz) and Glinda (Michelle Williams), […]

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Oz The Great And Powerful – Opening Title Sequence

Oz The Great and Powerful is currently out in theaters and making a lot of money.  This is the Sam Raimi directed film, starring James Franco as Oscar Diggs, the man who would travel to the land of Oz and realize his destiny, while also interacting with three witches played by Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, […]

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OZ The Great and Powerful Movie Review – Just Seen It

Watch us on National Public Television – check your local listing for show times! Kevin, Liz and Aaron review this visually unique movie about two worlds and their star-crossed lovers.

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Step Right Up To The Wonderful World Of ‘Oz The Great And Powerful’ (Movie Review)

This has not really occurred to me until recently, but Oz is quite the expansive franchise.  Along with the original books by L. Frank Baum, the series has had a multitude of different adaptations on almost every platform, including several films and musicals, stage plays, comics, and even video games.  Given how successful it was […]

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The ‘Bourne’ Renner

I remember hearing how The Bourne Identity was not an easy movie to make, with various production issues that caused the film to go over budget and be pushed back several months, before finally hitting theaters.  Before that film became a success, it was also stated that a sequel seemed unlikely, due to the difficulty […]

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The Bourne Legacy Movie Review – Just Seen It

Spoiler Alert! Salim and Sean Love it. Teresa doesn’t. Watch and see why. Starring  Salim Lemelle, Teresa Lo (@TeresaLo_Tweets), and Sean Wright.Directed by Amy Taylor. Synopsis: Like Jason Bourne, Aaron Cross is a trained government assassin for the Program. But the government decides to kill the program and everyone involved in it. After Aaron narrowly escapes, […]

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Comic Con 2012: Oz The Great And Powerful Trailer Debut

Thursday in Hall H of Comic Con was packed already, due to the presence of Twilight fans, as per usual these days, but that did not mean there was not plenty more to see, which included the first look at the newest film from one of my favorite directors, Sam Raimi (The Evil Dead trilogy, […]

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Peter Jackson is in Fine Form with “The Lovely Bones”

Commercials for The Lovely Bones are promoting the movie as a supernatural murder-mystery where a teenage girl who is killed helps her father solve the crime from the after life.  It’s understandable why Paramount and DreamWorks SKG decided to market the movie, based on the 2002 novel of the same name by Alice Sebold, this […]

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In Search of The Lovely Bones

Every once in awhile a movie comes around that truly tests one’s faith.  Spoken like a religious man who understands fate, huh?  I can’t even imagine how I am going to react when my dog dies, whether lone how I would truly respond emotionally, mentally and physically should I ever, God forbid, lose a child.  […]

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