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 13, 2005
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More casting news for Superman

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More good casting news, and again for Superman. James Marsden and Hugh Laurie are in according to Coming Soon. The Hollywood Reporter says Marsden will play Lois Lane’s love interest,…

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January 12, 2005
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The Movie Blog: Audio Edition Vol. 9

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January 12, 2005
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Matthew McConaughey In Failure to Launch

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Matthew McConaughey is just one of those actors I like in just about everything he does. I can’t think of any truly fantastic films he’s been in (except maybe Amistad,…

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January 12, 2005
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Steven Spielberg and Liam Neeson Hook Up For Abraham Lincoln

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It’s always a good day to hear about a great filmmaker and a great actor collaborating on a project together. It looks like the genius of Steven Spielberg and the…

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January 12, 2005
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Dreamgirls Being Developed By Bill Condon

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The man who penned Kinesy and Chicago is now developing the film Dreamgirls, a tribute to the rise of Diana Ross and the Supremes. The good folks over at Cinescape…

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January 12, 2005
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Jennifer Garner Got Slashed

— Posted by John Campea

This disturbing news from the folks over at IMDB: Jennifer Garner’s Elektra co-star Will Yun Lee cringed when he heard the actress was fighting nerve damage because he felt sure…

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January 12, 2005
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Sarah Jessica Parker in Shrek 3

— Posted by John Campea

File this one under the category of “News my girlfriend and all her friends will love to hear”. Looks like former Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker has…

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January 11, 2005
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Anthony Anderson Joining The Shield

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Film star and comedian Anthony Anderson has signed up to join the new season of hit TV show “The Shield”. Prompting the question: “Why on earth would anyone hire this…

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January 11, 2005
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A Scanner Darkly Starring Keanu Reeves Looks Awesome!

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I cannot believe I have never heard of this before, but after seeing this story at Ain’t It Cool News, I am very, very stoked. Based on the novel by…

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January 11, 2005
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CIA Al Qaeda informant signs huge movie deal

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How quickly stories from the real world are ending up in development for the movies, just look at the recent story of the Fallujah battles for one, and the Iraq…

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January 11, 2005
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New Batman Trailer at Superbowl

— Posted by John Campea

Besides Star Wars, BATMAN is the film I’m most looking forward to in 2005. Word floating around is that there’s a new trailer airing with the Superbowl this year. Wanna…

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January 11, 2005
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Jeepers Creepers 3

— Posted by John Campea

The first Jeepers Creeps was the first true campy horror film in a long time to surprise me. I thought it was great for what is was. Seriously guys… go…

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January 10, 2005
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Update on His Dark Materials – New Line plans

— Posted by Rodney

Coming Soon, from the LA Times is saying that New Line will make The Golden Compass, the first novel in the trilogy, then gauge the audience desire for more, it…

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January 10, 2005
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Dead or Alive movie casts Natassia Malthe as female fighter #1

— Posted by Rodney

Welcome Player One – Natassia Malthe, pray a moments silence for John to heavy breathe, has just been cast in the DOA movie (that’s the Dead or Alive game series…

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January 10, 2005
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Rick Gervais get’s lucky with big stars, The Simpsons and MI:3

— Posted by Rodney

Ricky Gervais rocks. It’s official ’cause we just said it here. Not only is he funny, he’s also really funny. The Office is more fun than really laughing about the…

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January 10, 2005
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Rick Berman tells of Star Trek Prequel

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Star Trek producer Rick Berman has let slip some interesting news for fans eagerly awaiting the next development. In TrekWeb through Coming Soon, they have some interesting news from the…

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January 10, 2005
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James Cameron to take Battle Angel to 3-D Digital Cinema

— Posted by Rodney

James Cameron has a love for big screens and big events, like creating the Terminator experience that mixes video, 3-D and live action, and it looks to be no different…

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January 10, 2005
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More comics: John Singleton directing Luke Cage

— Posted by Rodney

See, I knew there was some hope for the Superhero genre, and with John Singleton helming the latest attempt this one could prove to be quite good. Mind you, a…

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