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Open Forum Friday: August 29, 2014

Here's your chance to connect with the SJF community. While you're welcome to comment on any movie or television thoughts you might have, here's a brief rundown of the movies released this week and Blu-rays to be released next Tuesday: Movies - The November Man - As Above So Below Blu-rays - Draft Day - Neighbors - Person of Interest: Season Three Also, don't forget to listen to our weekly podcast, where we break down the major news of the week and do our giveaways. No matter what you choose to talk about, a few ground rules: keep it nice, no ads, and no flaming. Other than that, sound off on any movie or television thoughts you have. Feel free to comment on any of the following: 1. What are you watching on television? 2. What's the last film you saw? 3. What would you like to see us discuss on the podcast? These are just some of the questions, but again pick something movie or TV related. Happy posting!

Open Forum Friday: August 22, 2014

Here's your chance to connect with the SJF community. While you're welcome to comment on any movie or television thoughts you might have, here's a brief rundown of the movies released this week and Blu-rays to be released next Tuesday: Movies - If I Stay - Sin City: A Dame to Kill For - When the Game Stands Tall Blu-rays - Belle Also, don't forget to listen to our weekly podcast, where we break down the major news of the week and do our giveaways. No matter what you choose to talk about, a few ground rules: keep it nice, no ads, and no flaming. Other than that, sound off on any movie or television thoughts you have. Feel free to comment on any of the following: 1. What are you watching on television? 2. What's the last film you saw? 3. What would you like to see us discuss on the podcast? These are just some of the questions, but again pick something movie or TV related. Happy posting!

Inside the Bucket Podcast #14

Inside the Bucket is online!  Revel in the digital mastery! On today's show, we learn just how much Zak from ONEPERCASE.NET and Matt hate one another, as they go at it on a variety of topics, while John just sits and looks confused.  Along the way, the trio start with news from our site   SANDWICHJOHNFILMS.COM , which includes links at the bottom, and then the boys discuss the upcoming  X-Men: Days of Future Past .  Then they Rant and Rave about a variety of topics including television's finale week, and some  Godzilla  news.  Finally, they review  Godzilla , starring Bryan Cranston, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and Elizabeth Olsen.  Please check out all the links to the stories we covered in today's podcast. We're a little pissed off in this one, so lower your volume and strap yourseld in! As always, thanks to everyone for your continued support, and we'll see you at one of our screenings. Please make sure to check out our website  SandwichJohnFilms.com   and

Belle Review: Fluff Script Detracts from Otherwise Solid Film

The period piece Belle suffers from a fluff script but looks amazing in the process. Review by: Matt Cummings If an image can tell a thousand words, then the painting featured at the end of the period piece Belle could fill a library. And while its story of 18th Century English slavery and social convention looks amazing, it's too self-congratulatory and lacks the emotion of a real winner. Inspired by the true story, Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) is an illegitimate mixed-race daughter of Admiral Sir John Lindsay (Matthew Goode), who is raised by Lindsey's great aunt and uncle (Tom Wilkinson and Emily Watson) after Lindsay dies at sea. Belle's half-cousin and confidant Lady Elizabeth Murray (Sarah Gadon) instantly bond, yet Belle's status doesn't afford her the same standards. While Elizabeth chases suitors for a dowry, Belle remains isolated and the victim of the rigid social patterns of 18th Century England. Soon, tradition collides w