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 2, 2004
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Die Hard 4 Keeps Chugging Along

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In the genre of movie franchises that are just brainless fun, Die Hard is king! They announced quite a while ago that a Die Hard 4 was in the works,…

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November 2, 2004
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Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Coming Even Sooner

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I thought the first Bridget Jones film was ok. Not great, but ok. HOLY CRAP… it seems like every single woman I know just LOVED it though. So this little…

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November 2, 2004
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Superman Get His Effects From Sony

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Since I once worked in a Visual Effects House these kinds of news stories catch my eye. Apparently Bryan Singer has entrusted Sony Pictures Imageworks with the task of bringing…

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November 2, 2004
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Fantastic Four Footage Found

— Posted by John Campea

Well I couldn’t say seen, it doesn’t start with an ‘F’! After hearing word all around the Net about the new Fantastic Four footage with characters in full “flame-on” mode,…

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November 2, 2004
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Saw 2 announced

— Posted by John Campea

I just read in ComingSoon that the team who brought us the very good Saw are going to begin work on Saw 2. This just rings alarm bells for me,…

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November 2, 2004
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Actors and Computer Games

— Posted by John Campea

I’ve talked about the growing blur between computer game and movies already, and it’s quite clear how close they are becoming, and it’s something that the acting talent seems to…

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November 2, 2004
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Academy screeners begin arriving

— Posted by John Campea

There’s been some controversy regarding the method of screening for the Academy Awards, in that last year the films were sent out and one panel member gave them away to…

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October 31, 2004
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Kurosawa’s son to direct fathers unfinished script

— Posted by John Campea

Akira Kurosawa had an amazing talent. Just to realise he influenced more cinema in one single movie than most people have in their entire career. The Seven Samurai helped the…

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October 31, 2004
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Pang Brothers directing in Hollywood

— Posted by John Campea

Being a big fan of Far Eastern cinema, Horror in particular, I’m very excited when a new project comes along that promises to utilise some of its talent. So great…

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October 31, 2004
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Pierce Brosnan speaks on leaving Bond

— Posted by John Campea

Empire have the quotes from Pierce Brosnan as he leaves the franchise for good, and it looks like he wasn’t happy about it. I’ve read rumours which claimed that he…

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October 29, 2004
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Indiana Jones 4 Get a New Writer

— Posted by Rodney

I’m drooling at the mouth I want this movie to get made so badly! Indiana Jones 4 should have been made 5 years ago, but those untalented hacks George Lucas…

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October 29, 2004
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Hanibal Lecter Takes Another Bite

— Posted by Rodney

Funny, it was only a few weeks ago that I posted my interest in seeing another Hannibal Lecter film… and POOF… suddenly news comes down the pipe that the movie…

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October 29, 2004
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V is coming back

— Posted by John Campea

I really am getting bored of this, another remake. What the hell is going on. Since I started writing here most of my stories have been about remakes, there seems…

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October 29, 2004
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The Talisman – A decent Stephen King movie?

— Posted by John Campea

I used to be a big Stephen King fan, I mean huge. I read everything he did without fail and was never disappointed. That is, until he moved from his…

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October 29, 2004
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A Remake of The Fog.

— Posted by John Campea

I think John Carpenter himself says it best in the story at BBC’s Film news: “…now is the season of the remake.” It appears so John, whether we like it…

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October 28, 2004
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Movies to TV shows

— Posted by Rodney

Ah yes, one of the powerful trends these days in movies is the TV Show to Big Screen adaptations. There have more of them in the last couple of years…

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October 28, 2004
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And the Top Film Villain of the Year is

— Posted by Rodney

So Total Film Magazine in the UK did a big poll to gage who the public thought was this years top Film Villain. Who do you think it was? Perhaps…

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October 27, 2004
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First Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Review

— Posted by Rodney

Well it had to happen sooner or later, and quite frankly I’m surprised it’s taken this long… but the first little “review” of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the…

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