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 10, 2005
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Hugh Jackman signs deal with Disney to produce musicals

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Hugh Jackman is returning to his musical roots and is looking to bring some musicals to the big screen. In a deal with Disney he is signed up to star…

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January 10, 2005
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Fahrenheit 9/11 Wins People’s Choice Award

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In the season of never ending award shows, the People’s Choice Awards were given out on Sunday night with a couple of surprise winners. First of all, the top award…

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January 9, 2005
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Dark Phoenix Looking More Certain For X-Men 3

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As mentioned in a previous post, it appears any X-Men 3 film will involve (as most people suspected all along) a Dark Phoenix story line. In a recent interview with…

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January 9, 2005
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Deuce Bigalow 2 – My God Why?!?

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I know there are many film savvy people out there… who for some reasons thought Deuce Bigalow was a funny movie. I wanted to like it, but the bottom line…

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January 9, 2005
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Marvel tells of Hulk 2 changes

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I wonder sometimes where the ideas are in Hollywood and just how they come about. Have you seen those Orange Mobile cinema adverts in the UK, where a panel of…

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January 9, 2005
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Bill Murray has his say on his awkwardness

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There have been a lot of reports of Bill Murray being difficult to work with, and indeed we reported one of those very stories not that long ago. Just recently…

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January 8, 2005
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UK Box Office figures for 2004 highest ever

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Bad news for the fight against high ticket prices at cinemas, it appears that the UK has had one of its strongest years ever with the Guardian reporting: Market data…

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January 8, 2005
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Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt Split up

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Honestly, I didn’t see this one coming. Despite all the tabloid rumblings, I thought this couple looked pretty tight (not to mention the best looking couple on the planet… any…

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January 8, 2005
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Samuel Jackson Nails It Right On The Head

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At the risk of repeating myself (but when has that ever stopped me?) I hate it when singers get lead acting roles. I won’t go too much into that because…

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January 8, 2005
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Sundance presents: Jenny McCarthy’s Dirty Love?!

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I was shocked enough to find out that Dirty Love was even being made considering it came from the pen of Jenny McCarthy. However, it was, it is and it…

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January 8, 2005
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Sundance presents: Australian horror Wolf Creek

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Australian horror is not something I could claim to have seen much of, I like Hollywood have been fixated on the Asian market, although a lot longer before they picked…

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January 8, 2005
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Sundance reveals big movies

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More from the Sundance Film Festival write previews over at Rope of Silicon with some movies boasting big name status. Pierce Brosnan and Greg Kinnear star in The Matador with…

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January 7, 2005
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Pictures released from A Scanner Darkly

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Excellent quality pictures just released from A Scanner Darkly prove that there’s a whole heap of style and talent poured into them. Just look at the face of Keanu in…

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January 7, 2005
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Clip From Elektra Released Where Jennifer Garner Totally Kisses Another Girl!

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Miles is quite suprised that Rich did not include this in his prior post about Elektra, and I decided it was just to good to let slide. But first, I…

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January 7, 2005
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First five minutes of Elektra released

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I’ve just watched the opening five minutes to Elektra, wanna? Yahoo are hosting it, thanks to Coming Soon for the heads up. It’s a really nice introduction to the movie,…

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January 7, 2005
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Entertainment execs vote surveyed on British Film Industry

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…and that’s how you have the British Film Industry Mr Brown, by the…Who would you think to be the most influential people in the UK film industry? Well according to…

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January 7, 2005
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Jennifer Garner misses promotions due to injury from Alias

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Poor Jennifer Garner has been hurt during a stunt in an episode of her TV show Alias, she’s suffered nerve damage. This is apparently the actual explanation for her recent…

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January 7, 2005
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Kevin Spacey IS Lex Luthor – It’s Official

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We’ve been following this on The Movie Blog for quite some time, and we’ve said it was a done deal for over a month, but this morning I read in…

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