Infographic: Drugs and Their Impact on Cinema

Over the course of cinematic history, drugs have slowly inserted their way into the narrative of more and more films. While considered taboo in earlier times, by the time Easy Rider came onto the scene in the late 60s, drugs were an integral part of major motion pictures. After Al Pacino’s unforgettable roles in films like The Panic in Needle Park …

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Jason David Frank talks new Power Rangers movie

 

I had a chance to sit down and talk to Jason David Frank, the Green/White Power Ranger, a Wizard World convention. We discussed the new Power Rangers movie and getting into a MMA fight with CM Punk among things.

 

Jim: Obviously being at the convention isn’t your first rodeo, it almost like home to you, what gets you to com…

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Shawn Ashmore on X-Men and The Following

 

With Season 3 of The Following starting back up on Fox, I had a chance to talk to Shawn Ashmore. Shawn spoke about the success of X-Men, as well as what makes The Following the show to watch.

 

Jim: Wow, Days of Future Past, I enjoyed reviewing that one. 

 
Shawn: Awesome, how did you like it?
 

Jim: I lov…

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William Kircher talks about drama school, and the Hobbit fandom

 

Known widely for his role as Bifur in the Hobbit movies, recently I got a chance to talk to William Kircher at the Madison Wizard World Comic Con. He shared his thoughts on the Hobbit franchise, lying to get into drama school, and the band he currently performs in.

 

Jim: Right from the start I need to verify something with…

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Chicago Wizard World Fan Appreciation

Twice the fun in one year. Chicago just got a special early preview of the Wizard World Comic Con months before the annual August event one comes around. For the first time Wizard World put on a special Fan Fest Chicago Comic Con at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.

 

 

The best part of this event was that…

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5 to 7 is a Romantic Affair

 

Synopsis: A young novelist develops an extramarital relationship with a diplomat’s wife. 

 

 

We are about to enter the spring of Yelchin. It all begins with 5 to 7, a romantic comedy from director Victor Levin that hits theaters April 3rd.

 

5 to 7 is an old-school foreign kind of romantic comedy. Th…

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3 Reasons Why SXSW Film Festival Still Matters for Movies

 

 

SXSW Film Festival kicks off this weekend on Friday, March 13th with a lot of excitement and anticipation. Hosted in Austin, Texas during a prime time for spring break, it is always a great convergence of entrepeurnial synergy, eccentric local and global programming, and fun parties. What I love about this festival is how it…

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British Cinderella Doesn't Miss a Beat

 
Synopsis: When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella’s fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger. (c)Imdb

 

 

Leave it up to Kenneth Branagh to make some Disney magic. In Cinderella, Br…

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Treading Water: A Truly Delightful Fish Out Of Water Comedy.

 
Treading Water is a charming and romantic modern-day coming of age love story told through the eyes of a sensitive boy who is forced to face life with a rare condition that leaves him smelling like a fish. With his strange ailment, our young hero Mica (Douglas Smith) sadly grows to accept that he may never find happiness… until, as a yo…

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Audiences Will Check-In to The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

 

THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL is the expansionist dream of Sonny (Dev Patel), and it’s making more claims on his time than he has available, considering his imminent marriage to the love of his life, Sunaina (Tina Desai). Sonny has his eye on a promising property now that his first venture, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the…

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March 26, 2015
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Infographic: Drugs and Their Impact on Cinema

— Posted by Frank Pasquine

Over the course of cinematic history, drugs have slowly inserted their way into the narrative of more and more films. While considered taboo in earlier times, by the time Easy Rider came…

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March 25, 2015
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Jason David Frank talks new Power Rangers movie

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  I had a chance to sit down and talk to Jason David Frank, the Green/White Power Ranger, a Wizard World convention. We discussed the new Power Rangers movie and…

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March 25, 2015
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The Entourage trailer

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Movie star Vincent Chase (Adrian Grenier), together with his boys, Eric (Kevin Connolly), Turtle (Jerry Ferrara) and Johnny (Kevin Dillon), are back…and back in business with super agent-turned-studio…

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March 23, 2015
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Shawn Ashmore on X-Men and The Following

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  With Season 3 of The Following starting back up on Fox, I had a chance to talk to Shawn Ashmore. Shawn spoke about the success of X-Men, as well…

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March 23, 2015
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William Kircher talks about drama school, and the Hobbit fandom

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Known widely for his role as Bifur in the Hobbit movies, recently I got a chance to talk to William Kircher at the Madison Wizard World Comic Con. He…

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March 23, 2015
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Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation’s FULL trailer

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  Like a good little side-piece Mission Impossible decided to sneak in a peek at for all of us to indulge in over the weekend with promises of more throughout…

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March 20, 2015
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Chicago Wizard World Fan Appreciation

— Posted by Jim Alexander

Twice the fun in one year. Chicago just got a special early preview of the Wizard World Comic Con months before the annual August event one comes around. For the…

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March 19, 2015
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5 to 7 is a Romantic Affair

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: A young novelist develops an extramarital relationship with a diplomat’s wife.      We are about to enter the spring of Yelchin. It all begins with 5 to 7,…

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March 19, 2015
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New Avengers TV spot has heart

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

I’ve checked out all of the footage made public for the upcoming Avengers film and I have to admit that I’m not as impressed as I’d hoped. It’s not that…

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March 18, 2015
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Pixels Official Trailer Review

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

I don’t want to lie to you, it’s an Adam Sandler film. Wait, wait, wait, before you press back just hear me out. What’s giving this movie hope is the…

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March 18, 2015
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Insidious: Chapter 3 trailer Review

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

This is a bleeping trailer, for now on this is how horror movie do trailers. They follow the three cardinal rules in making this masterpiece: 1. Jump scares: That is a…

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March 15, 2015
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Before I Wake Official Trailer Review

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Before I Wake is a new horror thriller starring Kate Bosworth and Thomas Jane. Directed by Mike Flanagan, if you didn’t know who that is. He’s the guy that kinda…

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March 13, 2015
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3 Reasons Why SXSW Film Festival Still Matters for Movies

— Posted by Kenny Miles

    SXSW Film Festival kicks off this weekend on Friday, March 13th with a lot of excitement and anticipation. Hosted in Austin, Texas during a prime time for spring…

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March 13, 2015
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British Cinderella Doesn’t Miss a Beat

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella’s fortunes…

Reviews
1
March 13, 2015
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Treading Water: A Truly Delightful Fish Out Of Water Comedy.

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Treading Water is a charming and romantic modern-day coming of age love story told through the eyes of a sensitive boy who is forced to face life with a…

Reviews
0
March 13, 2015
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Media Overload: Run All Night

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

Run All Night is releasing and the fine folks at Warner Bros were kind enough to share a plethora of promotional images and more to drum up excitement for the…

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March 13, 2015
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Official Trailer for MISERY LOVES COMEDY Featuring Jimmy Fallon, Amy Schumer, Judd Apatow

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Jimmy Fallon, Tom Hanks, Amy Schumer, Jim Gaffigan, Judd Apatow, Lisa Kudrow, Larry David, and Jon Favreau are among over 60 famous funny people featured in this hilarious…

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March 13, 2015
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Teaser Trailer: Hotel Transylvania 2

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    The Drac pack is back for an all-new monster comedy adventure in Sony Pictures Animation’s Hotel Transylvania 2!  Everything seems to be changing for the better at Hotel…

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