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 20, 2004
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Anthony Hopkins Is The World’s Fastest Indian

— Posted by Rodney

Anthony Hopkins is one of those actors that brings a measure of instant credibility to almost any movie he’s attached to (but even he couldn’t save Bad Company). Now Film…

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October 20, 2004
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Jackie Chan’s New Police Story Review

— Posted by Rodney

I’ve been waiting for a good Jackie Chan movie for a few years now. I haven’t really liked anything he’s been in since the first Shanghai Noon (even though the…

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October 20, 2004
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9 Songs Gets Britsh Film Board Ok

— Posted by Rodney

It’s always an interesting conversation when one talks about nudity and sex and it’s relationship to “art”. Sometimes it is art… and sometimes it’s just smut that producers slap the…

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October 20, 2004
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Method acting going too far?

— Posted by John Campea

I was reading a story in the Independent regarding Christian Bales agressive weight loss for the film Machinist. Apparently he went from 184lbs to 121lbs (that’s 83kg to 55kg). Bale,…

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October 19, 2004
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The Final Cut Reviews – It’s Getting Cut To Pieces

— Posted by Rodney

Any movie coming out that has Robin Williams in it will immediately get my attention. I have said it before and I’ll say it again: I believe Robin Williams is…

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October 19, 2004
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Aliens 6 – Please Just Let it Go

— Posted by Rodney

Ok look, I was one of the few people who actually thought AVP was pretty fun… horrible in MANY ways… but fun nonetheless. But folks, IT’S TIME TO LET IT…

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October 19, 2004
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Mobile phones banned and blocked in cinemas?!

— Posted by John Campea

I don’t know what happens in cinemas from where you are, but in the UK we have quite a few pre-film adverts to remind you all to switch off your…

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October 19, 2004
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Sequel to Carlito’s Way?

— Posted by John Campea

It seems all I’ve written about since I joined has been remakes and sequels where they may not necessarily need to be, and it’s no different here. Carlito’s Way was…

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October 19, 2004
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The Hamburg Cell

— Posted by John Campea

There is no doubt about it, this is a controversial movie, and it took me a while to see it. Missing it at the Edinburgh Film Festival really got to…

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October 18, 2004
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An Interesting Way to Promote SAW

— Posted by Rodney

Ok, I think we’re all pretty much agreed that SAW looks like one of the freakiest movies in a long time. I can’t wait to see it. So let’s say…

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October 18, 2004
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Van Helsing DVD Review

— Posted by Rodney

One of my most anticipated movies of the summer turned out to be a bit of a let down, but at the same time I think I was one of…

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October 18, 2004
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Kevin Smith and Star Wars?

— Posted by Rodney

Ok, while we’re on the topic of Star Wars, how about this one. Movie Hole (among other places) is reporting that George Lucas has something up his sleeve for Star…

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October 18, 2004
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AFI Life Achievement Award For Lucas

— Posted by Rodney

Say what you want about the last 2 Star Wars films, few people have influenced and effected the way movies are made as much as George Lucas has. Not only…

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October 18, 2004
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New Ocean’s Twelve Poster

— Posted by Rodney

Meh… it isn’t much to look at is it? I still think the movie will rule.

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October 18, 2004
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Shrek The Musical

— Posted by Rodney

This seems to be an ever growing trend. It used to be that big hits on the stage were turned into movies… but lately it’s working the other way around….

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October 17, 2004
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Go Get Firefox

— Posted by Rodney

Hey there folks. Ok, I know this is off topic, but this is a Movie BLOG, so since this is internet related, I figure I can get away with it….

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October 17, 2004
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More On The new Superman

— Posted by John Campea

If, as rumours are beginning to abound, it’s true that Superman has been cast as Brandon Routh then it wouldn’t be too far fetched. According to this update on the…

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October 17, 2004
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Superman Has Been Cast!

— Posted by Rodney

The new Man of Steel has been chosen! Big thanks out to FilmRot.Com for notifying me of the following: Less than a week from Christopher Reeves tragic death word has…

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