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

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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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First Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka Picture

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Ok, It’s not exactly an official promotional release or anything, but apparently the UK paper “The Sun” got their dirty little hands on this snapshot taken of Johnny Depp from…

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October 27, 2004
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Picture of Batman Outfit

— Posted by Rodney

Everyone around the web seems to have this picture now. Christian Bale as Batman. I’ve already read a few people who really dislike the outfit… but personally I think it’s…

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October 27, 2004
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Cruise – No Top Gun 2

— Posted by John Campea

I really am liking Tom Cruise again. There was a time when his fame and press persona was starting to really irk me, but suddenly he started being nice, following…

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October 27, 2004
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Madonna joins Ritchie on Revolver

— Posted by John Campea

If I could ask everyone to bow there heads and have a moments silence for Revolver. Thank you. What was set to be a return to form for Guy Ritchie…

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October 27, 2004
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Great pitch for Snakes

— Posted by John Campea

I laughed out loud at work (yes don’t tell anyone I write some of these at work) when I read this story from ComingSoon. The plot outline is fantastic, and…

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October 27, 2004
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Ving Rhames is the new Kojak

— Posted by John Campea

Who loves you baby? Well I do. I love Ving Rhames, I think he’s an actor with more presence than Darth Vader dressed up as Santa, and Kojak just seems…

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October 27, 2004
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Rush pulls out of Eucalyptus & another Grudge?

— Posted by John Campea

Geoffrey Rush has pulled out of the romantic comedy Eucalyptus, also starring Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe. No surprise really as the BBC are reporting, the filming schedule was clashing…

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October 26, 2004
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Sean Bean – Will Someone PLEASE Give This Man A Leading Role!

— Posted by Rodney

I’ve been a big fan of Sean Bean ever since I saw him as Trevelyan in the James Bond flick GoldenEye. The guy carries a real power and rugged strength…

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October 26, 2004
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Elektra’s Typhoid Mary

— Posted by Rodney

Ummm… is that Jennifer Garner about to kiss another woman? I need to go spend some time by myself. In the meantime, the USA Today is giving us all this…

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October 26, 2004
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Pee-Wee Herman Returns?

— Posted by Rodney

I still remember how much of a kick I got out of Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure. Man that guy is nutty. Not to mention that besides Batman it’s the only Tim…

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October 26, 2004
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More Rambo 4 Talk

— Posted by Rodney

Oh goodness, someone seems to have puked on the floor… oh wait… that’s just the idea for a fourth Rambo movie. Ugg. The happy family over at Chud give us…

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October 26, 2004
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The Phantom of the Opera

— Posted by Rodney

I always get excited when I hear a really solid story is getting made into a film. Hence my giddiness over The Phantom of the Opera! With all the garbage…

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October 26, 2004
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Joss Whedon NOT Directing X-Men 3

— Posted by Rodney

Well, I guess this isn’t the first time (or the last time) the internet rumour mill has been wrong. As it turns out Buffy and Angel director Joss Whedon is…

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October 26, 2004
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The Bad News Bears Land Greg Kinnear

— Posted by Rodney

Ok, I know the man has made some real stinkers along the way, but I just love Greg Kinnear as an actor. I have always thought he deserved an Oscar…

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October 26, 2004
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National Treasure preview falls short?

— Posted by John Campea

I found a link (somewhere, so apologies to whoever drew my attention to it for the no mention) pointing to the National Treasure 10 minute snippet of the film. I…

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October 26, 2004
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Remake of Last Holiday – Another Guinness film

— Posted by John Campea

I can’t believe it. Call me Rich the Remake Writer, ’cause here comes another one. Oh, and it’s gonna be bad. Sites are reporting a remake of another Alec Guinness…

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October 26, 2004
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Hollywood to tarnish the story of Anneliese Michel?

— Posted by John Campea

Just about every website that has anything to do with film news is covering the story of the new cast members for the movie The Exorcism of Anneliese Michel. However…

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