SXSW 2015: Fun and Informative Sneakerheadz Doc Showcases Shoe Culture

To Rock or Stock? Sneakerheads will do almost anything to get their hands on a unique pair of kicks, going to such extreme lengths as hiding in trash cans to score a pair of Retro Jordan 11s to camping for days in sub zero temperatures for the latest Nike Foamposites. How did sneakers become as prized as collectable art? From the shores of Cali…

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Highlights From The Boulder Film Festival

 

The Boulder Film Festival was the perfect setting to watch high quality arthouse films plus a great time to connect with the Colorado film community! The highlight (I witnessed) occurred during the Q&A session during the Sunday afternoon screening of Being Evel. With Governor Hickenlooper in the audience, the crowd connected to th…

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It Follows: A Horror Classic For Sexually Obsessed Millennials

 
After a strange sexual encounter, a teenager finds herself haunted by nightmarish visions and the inescapable sense that something is after her. (C) Radius-TWC

 

 
 
With a premise that somewhat reeks of a bad, anti-sex propaganda film meant to frighten young teenagers, It Follows is a highly stylized and rather cre…

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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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January 18, 2005
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Batman+Ninjas = JOY

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Why is this coolest fricken picture in the fricken whole wide fricken world??? 2 Reasons. 1) Bat-fricken-man. 2) Fricken NINJAS!!! That’s what more movies need today! More fricken NINJAS!!!! Yeah!!!!…

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January 18, 2005
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Die Hard 4 Talk

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Yeeehaaawww. Looks like one of my favorite film franchises is still plugging along. After a lot of talk about a Die Hard 4 about a year ago, things have been…

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January 18, 2005
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Jon Voight Nominated + Not Invited = DUMB

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Yes there are rules and regulations to everything, and yes you have to follow those rules and regulations. But sometimes situations arise that obviously call for exceptions to these rules…

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January 17, 2005
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A Good Problem To Have… But A Problem Nonetheless

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Hey there Folks. John here. Ok, I’m looking at a bit of a problem that I never dreamed I would have. This silly little website is now regularly getting over…

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January 17, 2005
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BAFTA nominations announced

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The BAFTA’s are the awards given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and are highly respected. They themselves say: The British Academy of Film & Television Arts…

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January 17, 2005
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PBS re-film scenes of nudity for fear of fines

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More political correctness gone mad over in the US where the TV channel PBS are replacing scenes of nudity from a movie for fear of it upsetting the audience. This…

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January 17, 2005
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Golden Globe Results

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(NOTE: FOR THOSE OF YOU LOOKING FOR THE 2006 GOLDEN GLOBE RESULTS, YOU CAN SEE THEM HERE) No surprises here really, except for Leonardo DiCaprio winning Best Actor in a…

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January 14, 2005
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You Can’t Make A Good PG-13 Horror Movie

— Posted by John Campea

Why am I not seeing any great horror movies anymore? The last decent horror movie saw I was the remake of Dawn of the Dead. This lack of delicious viloence…

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January 14, 2005
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Hammer Horror Productions rises from the dead

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While I was growing up Hammer horror was a staple diet – Dracula, Frankenstein and Quatermass movies galore, Rasputin: The Mad Monk, She, Mark of the Devil, Kronos and The…

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January 14, 2005
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Jamie Foxx to create Mike Tyson Biopic

— Posted by John Campea

Jamie Foxx is taking over Hollywood, faster than you can say Callator…Colattar…Colet… Tom Cruise, and alongside his fifteen other movies in production right now there’s talk of him bringing the…

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January 14, 2005
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Getting on a bit: Latest picture for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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Everyone, remain calm, please step away from the monitor and do not rush. We have a link to the latest Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire picture. Yeah, sorry…

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January 14, 2005
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Grudge 2 to retain Takashi Shimizu

— Posted by John Campea

Excellent news for the sequel The Grudge 2 with Coming Soon reporting that Takashi Shimizu will return to Direct. To be honest there was no other choice if they wanted…

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January 14, 2005
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Jean Reno confirmed for The Da Vinci Code

— Posted by John Campea

Jean Reno is, surprise surprise, cast in The Da Vinci Code as Bezu Fache, the French Detective, said Coming Soon. Not a great shock there, the chat on the previous…

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January 14, 2005
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Peter Jackson talks of Lord of the Rings Ultimate Box Set

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I make no secret of the fact that I love Home Cinema, and with the current state of the local Cinema offerings, I often prefer it to the Cinema itself…

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January 13, 2005
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Elektra Reviews

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This one hurts folks… deep in my heart it hurts. Everyone around here knows of my fondness for Jennifer Garner, so while the trailers for Elektra haven’t been any good,…

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January 13, 2005
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The One Good Thing About Pornography

— Posted by John Campea

Got your attention didn’t I? A couple of weeks back a friend of mine and I watched Old School again. Pretty funny movie, but I still don’t think it was…

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January 13, 2005
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Disney to remake Tron

— Posted by Rodney

Tron was an amazing movie when it came out, and watching it you still have a feeling of it being ahead of its time and filled with a healthy dose…

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January 13, 2005
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Spiderman 3 gets a writer and options for Spidey 4

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Alvin Sargent has been signed up by Sony Pictures to write the script for Spiderman 3 with the option to be retained for the writing for a fourth film in…

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