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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November 30, 2004
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Damon replacing DiCaprio in DeNiro’s CIA thriller

— Posted by John Campea

The Good Sheperd, Robert De Niro‘s pet project about the history of the CIA through the eyes of one of the founding agents, James Jesus Angleton, has been very troubled….

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November 30, 2004
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New DVD format causes big battle

— Posted by John Campea

The great fight returns, remember VHS vs Betamax? What a mess that turned out ot be, Betamax being the superior format but falling by the wayside by aggresive marketing, cheaper…

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Return of the King Special Edition full trailer

— Posted by John Campea

Now I’m going to steer totally clear of this one, I’ve checked out the two minute teaser that John posted before, but I am not going to look at the…

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November 30, 2004
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Nick Cassavetes in negotiation to direct Iron Man

— Posted by John Campea

More comic book adaptation news with the story from Yahoo and Hollywood Reporter that Nick Cassavetes is in talks with New Line Cinema to direct Iron Man. The movie, written…

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November 30, 2004
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Lucas Wants Holiday Special Banned – Who Can Blame Him?

— Posted by Rodney

You ever do something that seemed like a good idea at the time… and then woke up the next day and said to yourself “What the hell did I just…

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November 30, 2004
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Ong Bak Muay Thai Warrior Sequel

— Posted by Rodney

I will never forget the first time I saw the jaw dropping Ong Bak Muay Thai Warrior with the sensational Tony Jaa. It was in Toronto and Bubba (Todd over…

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November 29, 2004
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More rumours Dougray Scott is Bond

— Posted by John Campea

We’ve said it before in a previous post, but again this is confirmed, and as you can see from the comments it’s from an insider source. The Guardian Guide Blog…

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November 29, 2004
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Mr & Mrs Smith trailer

— Posted by John Campea

TextAd=Also check out Rotten Tomatoes Mr and Mrs Smith or FilmForce Mr and Mrs Smith

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November 29, 2004
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Da Vinci Code Producers speak out

— Posted by John Campea

Over at Latino Review I found two interesting interviews with the men behind the screen adaptation of the Da Vinci Code, some of it bodes very well, some comments not…

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November 29, 2004
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New head of Disney lined up?

— Posted by John Campea

The Disney soap opera continues with gossip galore of a possible replacement in line for the role of Disney head. According to the Guardian Peter Chernin, President of News Corp…

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November 29, 2004
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Spacey to give up acting?

— Posted by John Campea

Hardly, I seriously doubt it, but it’s an interesting story none the less. It appears, according to the BBC and also IMDB, that Kevin Spacey is so taken with returning…

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November 29, 2004
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Al Pacino in The Merchant of Venice

— Posted by Rodney

Ok, here’s some simple math that I wish more studios in Hollywood understood. What do you get when you add solid compelling material with a cast of talented true actors?…

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November 29, 2004
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Fantastic Four Trailer in front of Fat Albert

— Posted by Rodney

Is it just me, or does it feel like films are being seriously rushed these days? It was just a couple of months ago that production of The Fantastic Four…

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November 29, 2004
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Nice NY Post Article on Ziyi Zhang

— Posted by Rodney

I took notice of Ziyi Zhang (or Zhang Ziyi as she was called at the time) like everyone else in Croutching Tiger. I outright fell in love with her (like…

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November 29, 2004
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Rambo IV: Holy War

— Posted by Rodney

This just has “Bad Idea” written all over it in several different languages. As we’ve mentioned before, it seems the big ol’ Rambo gun is being loaded up again because…

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November 29, 2004
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Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 – The Prequel

— Posted by Rodney

There are films that get made with fascinating characters… like Star Wars… that lend themselves to exploring the back story of them in a Prequel film. Does anyone out there…

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November 29, 2004
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The trailer for Straight Jacket stinks!

— Posted by John Campea

I did my usual trailer trawl (ooh, I am guessing that sounds bad for the US audience) and discovered a movie I hadn’t heard of called Straight Jacket. Instantly the…

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November 29, 2004
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Top 100 UK Box Office Movies

— Posted by John Campea

Watching television this weekend, in a particularly lazy weekend, I came across Channel 4’s top 100 movies. Now they’ve done a lot of these before, but this one was actually…

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