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Arthur Newman Creates A New Identity, But Not Much Of A Story (Movie Review)

Arthur Newman is the story of a man with a past that is slowly revealed and the quirky girl that follows along with him on a road trip.  It has all the elements of a feel good drama that could be interesting to watch for its story and more engaging due to the actors involved.  […]

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (Blu-ray Review)

John le Carré’s acclaimed spy novel has been re-adapted yet again, but now it comes to us in the form of a theatrical film starring the likes of Gary Oldman (Bram Stoker’s Dracula), John Hurt (Immortals), Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises), Mark Strong (Rock N Rolla), Colin Firth (The King’s Speech), and Benedict Cumberbatch […]

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Infiltrates Blu-ray This March

An all-star cast led by Oscar nominee Gary Oldman and Oscar winner Colin Firth captivates in the brilliant espionage thriller Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy on Blu-ray this March.  The film is nominated for three Academy Awards: Best Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Original Score.  The Blu-ray Combo Pack is available to own on March […]

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Methodical Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Thrills

Along with having one of my favorite titles to say out loud of the year (the other being Martha Marcy May Marlene), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy also boasts one of the best ensemble casts of the year.  It is very delightful to report that the cast is certainly not wasted either, as everyone in this […]

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The King’s Speech Speaks Volumes

Normally, we here at Why So Blu deliver up-to-date reviews and information the day of or after a film hits theaters.  It’s not typical that we discuss a film that is a few weeks old.  Take for instance The King’s Speech.  This film was released in late November, but after seeing it today, it was just […]

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A Lot of Great Talent Helps to Deliver ‘The King’s Speech’

A film like this, with a title like The King’s Speech is one that may suggest something it isn’t. Due to the awards buzz that a prestige film, such as this, is receiving, it seems like some may just write this film off as another stuffy, period film, which may be very good, but doesn’t have much appeal. I would really like to emphasize that this should not be the case. The King’s Speech is a fantastic film, which features great performances by its lead actors, tells a very good (true) story about a man overcoming adversity, and is also very funny. Essentially, this is the story of how a stiff Brit with a disability learned how to loosen up and help lead a nation.

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