Tag Archives: Melting Pot

Jake Gyllenhaal Takes On Himself In New ‘Enemy’ Trailer

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Jake Gyllenhaal and ‘Prisoners’ director Denis Villeneuve have reunited for another dark thriller, ‘Enemy’.  Check out the trailer here and then read on to see what I make of it. When I read about this film …

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A Tribute To Philip Seymour Hoffman: His Ten Best Films

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Philip Seymour Hoffman has been one of the finest actors of my lifetime, and the news of his untimely death on February 2nd genuinely broke my heart.  He was known as a genuinely good guy …

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Why “12 Years a Slave” WILL win Best Picture

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This is not meant to be a review of the film. James reviewed it back in November. (http://moviemelt.com/12-years-slave-movie-review/) He gave it a 9/10. Whether I say it was a 9, 9.5, or even a 10, it …

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‘Her’ Review: Joaquin Phoenix And A Scarlett Johansson Voice Star

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There have been a lot of powerful, Oscar worthy individual performances this year, from Matthew McConaughey to Leonardo DiCaprio to Bruce Dern.  Add Joaquin Phoenix to this list for what is one of the most …

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‘Stuck In Love’ Review: Romantic Comedy Stuck In More Than Love

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I’m a big fan of a good, indie romantic comedy.  They are usually funnier, less cheesy, more relatable and just better written than the big budget rom-coms with the A-List stars that have no chemistry …

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‘Blue Jasmine’ Review: Cate Blanchett Shines in Woody Allen’s Latest

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Woody Allen has made more movies than any director I can think of, and of course with such a large filmography there are going to be varying degrees of success.  He’s known for some of …

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The 2014 Oscar Predictions: Who Will Win & Who’ll Get Snubbed?

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We’ve already brought you the 2014 Oscar nominations, but now we’re one of the first websites out there to bring you the 2014 Oscar Predictions!  Most websites wait a while, feel things out and see …

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‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ Review: Another Coen Brothers Masterpiece?

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The Coen Brothers make amazing movies.  Their films are tall tales, fables and legends, presented in whatever format or environment they want to attack at the time.  They are stories with meaning, and they are …

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2014 Oscar Nominations: Shocks, Snubs & Sure Things

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Well folks, the 2014 Oscar Nominations are in.  As usual there are some obvious choices, some surprises and some clear and glaring omissions and snubs.  The leading nomination grabbers were ‘Gravity’ and ‘American Hustle’ with …

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‘American Hustle’ Review: Oscar Worthy Or David O Russel Con?

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David O. Russel’s Silver Linings Playbook was a massive success in 2012 and cemented his status as a maker of great films and potentially even careers in the case of Jennifer Lawrence.  His follow up …

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