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[Oscars 2013] – Predicting The Nominations

9 Jan

An actual Oscar statuette to be presented during the 79th Annual Academy Awards sits in a display case in Hollywood

I still have a few 2013 releases to catch up with, and I though I wanted to make my Oscar nominations predictions post having seen all of them, the nods are due early tomorrow morning so I’ll have to post them now.

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[Review] – Magic Mike

5 Jul

Title: Magic Mike
Year: 2012
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Writer: Reid Carolin
Starring: Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer, Matthew McConaughey, Matt Bomer, Cody Horn, Olivia Munn, Joe Manganiello, Mircea Monroe, Riley Keough
MPAA Rating: R, pervasive sexual content, brief graphic nudity, language and some drug use
Runtime: 110 min
IMDb Rating: 6.6
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 73

Before I actually get into my thoughts on Magic Mike, the latest film from Steven Soderbergh, there are two topics I think I must address to really articulate my feelings. Like I did when reviewing Haywire earlier this year, as well as when I reviewed Contagion last year (both of which I gave A-‘s to), the one thing that I kept thinking when watching this film is that I would seriously miss Mr. Soderbergh if he does go along with his plans to retire from filmmaking. As it stands, this right here is the third-to-last film of his behind he retires; the remaining ones being The Bitter Pill, with Rooney Mara, and Behind the Candelabra, the Liberace biopic he’s making for HBO with Matt Damon and Michael Douglas.

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[Trailer] – Magic Mike

19 Apr

Steven Soderbergh‘s third-to-last movie ever (if his retirement plans hold up) is set to be a film loosely based on Channing Tatum‘s days as a male stripper. After this one any doubts about how versatile a director he is should really be put to rest. In any case, the trailer for Magic Mike is after the cut.

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