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 25, 2004
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Iron Man Movie is a go

— Posted by Rodney

The Superhero genre keeps marching on. It appears that the newest hero that will be making the jump to the big screen is Iron Man. The Big Wigs over at…

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October 25, 2004
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101 Most Awesome Moments in Entertainment

— Posted by Rodney

I’m a factoid kind of guy. I get a kick out of lists and top 10’s and things like that. So when I came across EOnline’s list for 101 Most…

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October 25, 2004
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The Avengers – $700 Million to make? – Give me a break

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Under the category of “some of the stupidest things ever said”, Marvel comic writer Brian Bendis said that a movie version of The Avengers probably won’t be hitting the big…

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October 23, 2004
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Ben Kingsley to play Doctor Kevorkian

— Posted by John Campea

BBC news is talking about the possibility of Ben Kingsley playingDr Jack Kevorkian, a Doctor who is famed for his active endorsement of euthanasia. Currently behind bars he is offering…

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October 23, 2004
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Vantage Point: Intriguing one line hook

— Posted by John Campea

I like movies that take an unusual style of storytelling or film making, something that leans over to the audience, grabs them by the shoulders and shakes them awake. Things…

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October 23, 2004
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Silent Hill The Movie – Games to Screen

— Posted by John Campea

News came out last week on Roger Avery√جø¬Ωs web journal that the draft script for the movie Silent Hill is almost complete, he addresses fans fears almost immediately about the…

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October 22, 2004
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Godzilla Final Wars – On the Walk of Fame!?!?

— Posted by Rodney

I’m as excited as the next movie geek about the upcoming Godzilla Final Wars. Now it’s been announced that just before the release date, Godzilla is getting a star on…

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October 22, 2004
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Kevin Spacey as Lex Luthor?!

— Posted by Rodney

File this one under the “Too Good To Be True” category, but apparently rumors are floating around that Bryan Singer is thinking about casting Kevin Spacey as Lex Luthor. If…

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October 22, 2004
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New Blade Trinity Trailer – Gimme More Triple H

— Posted by Rodney

Time for me to come out of the closet. I’m secretly a wrestling fan (GASP). Don’t get me wrong, I’m not a fanatic… but every once in a while if…

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October 22, 2004
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Pirates of the Caribbean 3?

— Posted by Rodney

Ok, this one flew under my radar. As we just mentioned a couple of days ago, it’s now official that Keith Richards is playing Johnny Depp’s father in the upcoming…

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October 21, 2004
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More Thoughts On The Superman Casting

— Posted by Rodney

I’ve been stunned by the feedback a lot of people have been giving the casting of Brandon Routh. Oh he’s too young (I’ve said that too), oh he’s not experienced…

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October 21, 2004
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Sadly Surprising Box Office Numbers

— Posted by Rodney

There are a couple of flicks out in the theaters right now that haven’t done NEARLY as well as I though they would (or as I thought they SHOULD have)….

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October 21, 2004
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New film portrays Satan as the Creator?!

— Posted by John Campea

According to the BBC Film update, Lars Von Trier is to make a new horror film called Antichrist. The way the BBC describe it is very intruiging… “It’s an audience…

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October 21, 2004
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Brando estate to copyright his image

— Posted by John Campea

Look at these facts and figures, Elvis earned $40m (√جø¬Ω22.3m) last year, Marilyn Monroe earned $7m from advertising in 1992. That’s amazing, and just to make sure we’re all together…

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October 21, 2004
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Politics and the movie business

— Posted by John Campea

The movie industry is just being filled with politics at the moment, and vice versa, a couple of stories really caught me the other day which show both sides of…

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October 21, 2004
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Keith Richards onboard for Pirates of the Caribbean 2

— Posted by John Campea

TextAd=Also check out Rotten Tomatoes Pirates of the Caribbean 2 or FilmForce Pirates of the Caribbean 2

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October 20, 2004
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Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Trailer

— Posted by Rodney

According to the good folks over at Cinescape, the wait for the new Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith is upon us and will air ahead of The…

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October 20, 2004
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Team America: World Police Gets Slapped With Reality

— Posted by Rodney

Despite a fantastic marketing campaign, and moderately positive reviews, Team America: World Police had an very disappointing opening weekend. The film only managed to rake in a touch over $12…

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