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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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September 12, 2004
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New Seed Of Chucky Poster

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There are some films that get made where you just collectively slap your heads as a society in trying to figure out why. Seed Of Chucky is such a film….

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September 12, 2004
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Fantastic Four Set For 3 Films. Chris Evans Talk about Origins

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You ever find something out that EVERYONE already knew about like 4 months ago and you wonder to yourself “how the heck did I not know this?”. Well, I just…

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September 11, 2004
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Resident Evil 3? Oh Please let the Hurting Stop

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Against my better judgment, I squeezed in some time to catch Resident Evil 2. Good Lord is this a horrible movie. Acting=pitiful, Story=What freaking story?!?!, Directing=Did they have a director?,…

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September 11, 2004
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Cry HAVOC, and Let Loose The Boobs of War

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This one should make my friend Darren quite happy. Apparently the stunning Anne Hathaway (The Princess Diaries) is growing up in the new film HAVOC. Steamy loves scenses with another…

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September 11, 2004
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Dunst’s Virgin Ears

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I don’t know why on earth I found this amusing… but I did. Apparently Kristin Dunst’s Co-Star in Wimbldon, Paul Bettany, can swear like a sailor… and Dunst doesn’t like…

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September 10, 2004
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Michael Eisner Stepping Down From Disney

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We‚Äôve commented a lot over the last year about the state of Disney and the problems it has suffered under the watch of Michael Eisner of late. Eisner has done…

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September 10, 2004
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Super Size Me Getting Ready to Open In the UK

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I really have no business saying anything about this, because to be honest I still haven’t seen Super Size Me (Although i really want to). But CNN has an interesting…

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September 10, 2004
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A Star Wars TV Show?!? Sweet Heaven Say This Isn’t So!

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I am a George Lucas defender… but this has me really worried that the old dog really has gone off his rocker: We are pleased to announce that Lucasfilm confirmed…

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September 10, 2004
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An Interview with the Producers of SAW

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I still remember the first time DayVuh showed me the trailers for SAW. Man, this is gonna be one freaky film. Anyway, JoBlo.Com recently put up an interesting interview with…

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September 10, 2004
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Subscribe To The Movie Blog

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Hey there folks. Due to popular demand (ok, about 3 people asked for this) you’ll notice on the right hand side there is now a place for you to subscribe…

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September 10, 2004
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Yeeehhaaaa!!! Who Wants A Ride In The General Lee?

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TextAd=Also check out Rotten Tomatoes Dukes of Hazzard or FilmForce Dukes of Hazzard

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September 10, 2004
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Mark Hamill Spills Some Dirt on Star Wars Episodes 7, 8 and 9

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First and foremost, head and shoulders above all other things, I am a Star Wars Geek. A New Hope was the first film that my mother ever took me too…

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September 9, 2004
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The Price of Going to the Movies: An Open Letter to the Theater Chains

— Posted by Rodney

Dear good folks at corporate head offices around Canada and the U.S.: They say that the movies are magical. They extend our imaginations and at the same time bring our…

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