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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December 23, 2004
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Jerry Weintraub wants to produce an Oceans Thirteen

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MTV Movies are carrying a small but interesting story that Producer Jerry Weintraub is interested in doing an Oceans Thirteen. “The question is, how do you make another one that’s…

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December 23, 2004
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Jerry Bruckheimer speaks on Pirates sequels

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December 23, 2004
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BBC’s Film 2004 viewers films of the year

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The BBC’s Film critique program, Film 2004 (obviously that title will change next year!) has announced the results of it’s viewers poll. This is always a telling poll and is…

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December 23, 2004
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Ryan Reynolds and Alanis Morissette To Appear in Just Friends Together

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From Moviehole: “Blade Trinity” scene-stealer Ryan Reynolds tells today’s Herald Sun that his real-life squeeze, Alanis Morissette, is set to make a cameo in his next movie. “Just Friends”, which…

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December 23, 2004
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Scarlett Johansson Getting Trained For Mission Impossible 3

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December 23, 2004
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Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous Trailer

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As I said before in a previous post, I know I’ll take some heat for this, but I actually liked the first Miss Congeniality… a lot. I thought it was…

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December 23, 2004
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The Longest Yard Trailer

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I remember watching the original “Longest Yard” a few years ago on some network tv station. It was a man’s man movie, and Burt Reynolds was THE man. It was…

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December 22, 2004
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Oliver Stone defends Alexander and bins Margaret Thatcher film

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Oh this makes me laugh. Oliver Stone has defended his film Alexander by saying, just so as not to upset or alienate anyone, that it’s… …themes and approaches are too…

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December 22, 2004
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Stan Lee to create 25 new Superheroes from Celebrities

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Since this is my first Xmas on the MovieBlog I think I’m just finding out how quiet it gets for news about these times – don’t worry I’m squirreling away…

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December 22, 2004
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Nicolas Cage still talking over Ghost Rider

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What’s happening with the much touted Ghost Rider then? Nicolas Cage has been on and off it, there have been rumours galore. However the BBC have this from a recent…

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December 22, 2004
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Peter Jackson’s Next Film After Kong

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It looks like Peter Jackson has set his eyes on his next big film project after he’s done with King Kong. Sorry to tell you folks (but not surprisingly), but…

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December 22, 2004
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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Finishes Shooting

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Well, I didn’t realize they were this far into the project, but apparently filming of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe has wrapped in New Zealand. I’m very excited…

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December 22, 2004
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Sin City Trailer

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I must admit I’ve been sceptical about the whole Sin City project. I stand before you now to tell you I’m now a believer. The trailer hit the web a…

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December 22, 2004
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The Pink Panther Trailer

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Oh man, as much as I love Steve Martin, and as much as I love the old Pink Panther movies… I’ve got a really bad feeling about this project. The…

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December 22, 2004
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New The Island Picture

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Cool, the good folks over at ComingSoon (click the link to see a much bigger version) have posted up a new picture of the upcoming film The Island. Click here…

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December 22, 2004
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X-Men 3 and Spin Off Rumblings

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The good folks over at KillerMovies are reporting the following X-News: 1). There have been rumors amongst the fandom that WOLVERINE may be filmed before X3. FALSE! Finishing the X-MEN…

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December 21, 2004
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US ticket prices rise while audience figures drop – What should be done?

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According to the Guardian today, US movie ticket prices rose (as if you needed me to tell you that) while the audience figures dropped throughout 2004. Higher ticket prices were…

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December 21, 2004
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Ricky Gervais rejects massive Hollywood pay deals

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I like Ricky Gervais, he’s funnny, and despite a lot of the television series The Office making you laugh and squirm at almost the same moments, it was still one…

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