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 16, 2004
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Star Wars DVD Changes – Can We All Stop Whining Now?

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I proudly say that I am a Star Wars fanatic. I would go so far as to dub myself a Geek. First film I ever saw in the theater and…

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September 16, 2004
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Christian Bale talks a Little Batman

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I’ve been thrilled about the casting of Christian Bale for the new Batman ever since the day his selection was announced (don’t believe me? see this post from over a…

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September 16, 2004
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Official Incredibles Poster

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Here it is folks. Behold and be in wonder. Man I can’t wait for this one! (Special note to my friends: Be prepared to see it 5 times with me).

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September 15, 2004
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Eomer and The Rock are Doomed

— Posted by Rodney

Alrighty, my enthusiasim for this new Doom project is building up. I know a lot of people don√جø¬Ωt like the fact that Dwayne Johnson (AKA The Rock) was cast for…

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September 15, 2004
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Revenge of the Nerds Remake – Get your glasses

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September 15, 2004
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Mr. 3000 Reviews

— Posted by Rodney

I don‚Äôt like Bernie Mac‚Ķ not even a little bit. He was slightly tolerable in Ocean‚Äôs 11, but other than that I‚Äôve never liked him in anything. I thought for…

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September 15, 2004
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Wimbledon Reviews

— Posted by Rodney

Ouch! I‚Äôve been saying for a little while now that I believed that Wimbledon was going to be a great flick. Well, the early reviews are here and they seem…

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September 15, 2004
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Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Reviews

— Posted by Rodney

I‚Äôve been excited about this film for over a year and a half since a studio I worked in was sent some initial footage with the actors in front of…

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September 14, 2004
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Jessica Simpson is Daisy Duke – How Stupid

— Posted by Rodney

I’m getting sick of this. Don’t get me wrong, I have nothing against Jessica Simpson. From all accounts she’s a really nice girl. However… I’ve been ranting for a couple…

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September 14, 2004
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Trailer Park Boys The Movie!!!

— Posted by Rodney

Some people may think this a bit of an exaggeration, but this has to potential to be the best Canadian based film news of all time. It looks like Ivan…

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September 14, 2004
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Sabrina the Teenage Witch Movie Rights Bought by Paramount

— Posted by Rodney

I guess in a market that is desperate to find material to develop, the idea of a Sabrina the Teenage Witch movie had to come up sooner or later. Paramount…

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September 14, 2004
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How to Tell He’s Not the One in 10 Days

— Posted by Rodney

Romantic Comedies are funny creatures. 7 times out of 10 they can put a hyperactive child to sleep. But every once in a while one comes along that surprises you….

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September 14, 2004
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2 War Of The Worlds

— Posted by Rodney

Want a definition of “Oh Crap”? Imagine for a moment that you decide to make a movie… and you’re pretty excited about it. Let’s say you’re making… oh I don’t…

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September 13, 2004
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This is a Great Idea – Monthly Movie Theater Pass

— Posted by Rodney

Regular Movie Blog reader David Terry posted a comment in the article “The Price of Going to the Movies: An Open Letter to the Theater Chains” that rings with something…

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September 13, 2004
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Indiana Jones Spoof in Development

— Posted by Rodney

Ok I like this idea. I used to LOVE spoof movies, but lately they’ve lacked the snap that they did years ago with the exception of Shaun of the Dead…

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September 13, 2004
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Ghost Rider Set To Ride In Australia

— Posted by Rodney

I fear for the survival of Comic Book genre films my friends. Up to this point, comic movies have been good enough to survive… even survive the horrid spectacle that…

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September 12, 2004
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Dougray Scott Is The New James Bond

— Posted by Rodney

Via Dark Horizons: The Sunday Mirror reports that Dougray Scott has beaten an army of rivals including Eric Bana, Clive Owen and Ioan Gruffud to take over cinema’s most famous…

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September 12, 2004
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X-Files 2 Right Around The Corner

— Posted by Rodney

Some things run too long. Pro athletes retire too late and are only shadows of their former selves… one too many movies get made in a series… and often a…

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