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 12, 2004
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Sean Penn Blasts Team America Creators

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As we’re getting closer to the release of the largely anti-Bush film “Team America: World Police” (which personally I’m still not sure looks all that funny), creators Trey Parker and…

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October 12, 2004
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Nintendo Getting Into The Movie Business

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No, we’re not just talking about another Pokemon movie (which is coming out next year by the way) or Mario Brothers flick. Nintendo is heading towards forming it’s own Computer…

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October 11, 2004
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Christopher Reeve Dies at 52

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There isn’t much for me to say that isn’t being said elsewhere. You will be missed Mr. Reeve. Go rent Noises Off, my favorite Reeve movie of all time.

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October 10, 2004
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The Grudge: It’s Make or Break Time For Sarah Michelle Gellar

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In re-making the unbelievably horrifying Japanese terror flick The Grudge, Sam Rami made a surprising casting choice for his lead female role: Sarah Michelle Gellar. I was really surprised when…

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October 10, 2004
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Bubba Ho-Tep Sequel!!!!

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This is probably some of the best movie news I’ve heard all week. Bubba Ho-Tep director Don Coscarelli was recently interviewed and mentioned that it looks like a sequel will…

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October 10, 2004
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Spider-Man 3 could be the Last

— Posted by Rodney

Apparently Sam Raimi recently told reporters that Columbia Pictures may direct Raimi to make Spider-Man 3 the final chapter in the series. This absolutely SHOCKS me for a couple of…

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October 10, 2004
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Eminem to Develop a Spy Movie, Hell is reporting cooler temperatures

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Someone shoot me. This is so stupid it almost defies imagination. The good folks over at Digital Spy report the following: Eminem is planning to play a suave spy in…

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October 10, 2004
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Shark Tale Raking it in

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In the absence of any other family films to compete against, even a bad movie can rake in huge money… and that’s just what Shark Tale is doing… to the…

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October 10, 2004
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Arsenio Hall to Direct Black Comedy Documentary

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It seems like everyone these days wants to do a documentary film since Bowling for Columbine. The latest celebrity to join the ranks? Arsenio Hall. The movie will look at…

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October 10, 2004
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Fat Albert Trailer

— Posted by Rodney

You ever hear about a movie that’s coming out and you REALLY REALLY REALLY want it to be good but you’ve got a sinking feeling in your stomach that it’s…

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October 9, 2004
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Quentin Tarantino: refusing to go deeper because he loves the surface so much

— Posted by Rodney

It’s a rare thing that you come across an article that you utterly disagree with, and yet must admit is excellent at the same time. Katrina Onstad over at The…

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October 8, 2004
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We Are Stupid: Abortion And Homosexuality In Movies

— Posted by Rodney

In a recent post about Warner Bros. executives cutting a gay sex scene from the upcoming film “Alexander”, I mentioned that I thought it was the right decision ONLY based…

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October 8, 2004
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A New Look at Anakin

— Posted by Rodney

AICN posted a new picture of Anakin Skywalker. Even they admit they’re not exactly sure where the picture came from, or the degree of it’s authenticity, but I think it…

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October 8, 2004
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Is This The Face Of The Scarecrow?

— Posted by Rodney

The picture you see here has been circulating around the web for a little bit now that many have been saying (and could very well be) the first look at…

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October 8, 2004
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Johnny Depp Doing Something Cool… Imagine That

— Posted by Rodney

You just gotta respect Johnny Depp. The guy is a huge talent, carries a style unmatched by most, and honestly carries a swagger that almost resembles humility more than arrogance….

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October 7, 2004
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Should Actors Be Paid More If A Movie Does Well?

— Posted by Rodney

In a recent post about Sean Astin, it was pointed out that he only made $250,000 (U.S. Dollars) for all three Lord of the Rings movies combined… which obviously works…

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October 7, 2004
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Blasphemy!!! New Toy Story Projects to be done Without Pixar

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It was like the tolling of the bell. When word came down the pipe that Pixar was ditching Disney, everyone knew that the Empire of the Mouse was going to…

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October 7, 2004
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Freddy Vs. Jason Vs. Ash may still be alive

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Rumours have been flying for MONTHS now about the possibility of a Freddy Vs. Jason Vs. Ash movie. Love the idea or hate it… you KNOW you’d go see it…

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“The war between the sexes is over. We won the second women started doing pole dancing for exercise."

— Ryan Gosling as Jacob Palmer from
Crazy, Stupid, Love
, 2011

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