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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September 27, 2004
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The Look of Comic Characters on the Big Screen

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Turning a comic book into a movie has many challenges, and one of the biggest ones is coming up with the “look” of the characters. Many comic fans want the…

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September 27, 2004
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Natalie Portman “Closer” Pics

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I’ve liked Natalie Portman ever since her young role in The Professional (thank you Tran and Rod for being the first people to introduce me to that flick). Then she…

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September 27, 2004
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Bryan Singer Talks More Superman at NYU

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Despite the fact that my movie fan heart was broken at the news Bryan Singer was removing himself from the X-Men 3 project, I’ve been extremely excited at the idea…

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September 25, 2004
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John’s Two Cents on Shaun of the Dead

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Every once in a while you stumble across something so special that you just can’t wait for everyone else to discover it too. Well about a couple of months ago…

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September 24, 2004
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Now I Hate Ben Affleck. He’s Dating Jennifer Garner

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You know what Ben… I thought you were an ok guy. I really did. When everyone else would slam you I’d say “Hey, don’t be hatin my man Ben”. When…

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September 24, 2004
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David Goyer on the new Batman

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For those of you who may not know, aside from writing and directing the new Blade: Trinity film, David Goyer also wrote the script for the new (and improved) Batman…

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September 24, 2004
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It Had To Happen – A Superhero Spoof Movie

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With the fruition and multiplication of all the Hero genre films out there (and upcoming) you knew it was only time before someone put up the cash for a Superhero…

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September 24, 2004
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Terminator 4 Without Arnold

— Posted by Rodney

It’s hard to imagine a Terminator flick without Arnold Schwarzenegger, but that may be exactly what we’re getting. According to Variety, Warner Bros. has put the gears in motion to…

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September 24, 2004
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Action Packed HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS Trailer

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Whoo Hooo! House of Flying Daggers is looking better and better all the time! We’ve been talking about this flick here for a while now and the excitement grows! Go…

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September 23, 2004
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A Better Picture of Thing

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Hey, for all you Fantastic Four fans, here’s a better picture of the new Thing than the last one I put up. Personally I think he looks FANTASTIC! I can’t…

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September 23, 2004
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DUMPED The Musical – Be a Producer for $19.95

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As someone who has produced his own Indy film (with several others) I have an appreciation for those who undertake this labour of love. No millions of dollars to be…

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September 23, 2004
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50 Cent gets his own Movie… How Stupid

— Posted by Rodney

Oh wow… you know what’s NEVER been done before??? You know what would be a really unique and original idea for a movie that I bet no one has ever…

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September 23, 2004
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Adrien Brody in a Superman Pic… no not that one

— Posted by Rodney

How can you not like Adrien Brody after seeing The Pianist? The guy is killer (in my opinion), and was probably the best thing going for The Village. For my…

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September 23, 2004
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James Garner Getting SAG Lifetime Achievment Award

— Posted by Rodney

You know how every once in a while you see a guy and think to yourself “That guy is all man”. Clint Eastwood is one, Charles Bronson was one… andJames…

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September 23, 2004
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Star Wars Still Top Trilogy At The Box Office

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I’m a sucker for quirky little facts and figures (probably because I’m a sports fan). So when I came across this little chart at Box Office Mojo I was instantly…

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September 22, 2004
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Rosamund Pike Joins the Cast of Doom

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It’s just been announced that Rosamund Pike has been singed up to appear in the upcoming DOOM movie. I like (not love) this choice for a couple of reasons. First…

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September 22, 2004
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Michael Moore’s next film “Sicko”

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I’m a big Michael Moore fan. His “Roger and Me” documentary got me hooked on the genre at an early age and I’ve loved his stuff ever since. I’m not…

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September 22, 2004
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Shaun of the Dead Reviews

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Oh yes my friends!!!! The day is drawing nigh! Shaun of the Dead opens in just 2 days. I (along with Todd and Dave) already had a chance to see…

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