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 4, 2004
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Clerks 10th Anniversary Edition DVD

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Staying on the “Clerks” theme, the Genesis of the Jay and Silent Bob empire begain 10 years ago (man I feel old now). Kevin Smith is a master, and this…

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September 4, 2004
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“Clerks” the Animated Movie

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Gotta love Kevin Smith. There’s nothing he’s affraid to explore… even if it could be a disaster. The animated news reports the following: At his View Askew website, Kevin Smith…

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September 3, 2004
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McCain Keeps Giving Moore Exactly What He Wants

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John McCain made a huge mistake. I mean a really really massive mistake. As attention was finally starting to focus on the election and the Republican convention and fade away…

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September 3, 2004
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Paparazzi and Other Trailers that Give Everything Away

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I love trailers. I could sit through 20 minutes of them before a movie starts and not even blink. But something started happening a few years ago that really tick…

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September 2, 2004
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Wicker Park Reviews

— Posted by Rodney

And the award for most wasted potential goes to… Josh Hartnett. Starring in the new Wicker Park, Hartnett looked like he was heading in the right direction following Pearl Harbor,…

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September 2, 2004
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Vanity Fair Reviews

— Posted by Rodney

It’s been a while since a good period piece has come out. Enter Vanity Fair. Reese Witherspoon has come a long way since Pleasantville and is shaping into a force…

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September 2, 2004
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Ben Kingsley as the New Bond Baddie?

— Posted by Rodney

Ben Kingsley is easily one of my favorite actors of all time. This guy just brings something to the screen that few others can. Now, according to comingsoon, Kingsley has…

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September 2, 2004
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One Big Kill Bill Movie May Get Released

— Posted by Rodney

Ok, just about everyone already knows that Kill Bill Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 were originally supposed to be one film. Well it looks like Quentin Tarantino is putting the…

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September 2, 2004
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More McFarlane Alien vs. Predator Toys

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Ahemm… just in case you were all wondering what to add to your Johnny Christmas shopping list… The McFarlane Toys line is slated for release in June and will feature…

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September 1, 2004
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House of Flying Daggers Review

— Posted by Rodney

The Japan Times – an English language Japanese paper – has just published a review of Zhang Yimou’s follow up to Hero – The House of Flying Daggers. They give…

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September 1, 2004
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Charlize Got An Owie. Aeon Flux on Hold Indefinitely.

— Posted by Rodney

Word from the Hollywood Reporter is that Charlize Theron was injured in a stunt sequence while filming Aeon Flux and that production has shut down indefinitely. While Theron’s handlers aren’t…

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September 1, 2004
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Doom the Movie Fragging its Way To Theaters

— Posted by Rodney

Ah yes, the tradition of video games being made into movies is a long and glorious one. Well… at least it’s a long one. Let’s be honest here folks, video…

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August 31, 2004
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Cafe Lumiere Website and Trailer

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Whilst digging about through the Toronto Film Festival schedule today Cafe Lumiere stuck in my head as being somehow important but I couldn’t quite place why until I came across…

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August 31, 2004
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Tetsujin 28: The Touching Story of a Boy and His Robot

— Posted by Rodney

A while back Brad Bird created what has belatedly been recognized as a masterpiece of American animation in The Iron Giant. What a lot of people don’t realize is that…

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August 31, 2004
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Whee! Survive Style 5 Trailer Online.

— Posted by John Campea

KFC‘s Hitman is a good and gentle soul, racking up much positive karma. Thanks to him I just saw this: Remember a while back I posted a link to a…

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August 31, 2004
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Start Making Your Schedules Now

— Posted by John Campea

For those of you who have been waiting with an open excel table for the Toronto Internation Film Festival schedule to come out – well today is the day. It’s…

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August 31, 2004
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Wimbledon May Surprise Us

— Posted by John Campea

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, the genre of romantic comedies is not exactly my favorite style of film to catch on a Friday night. However, every once in a…

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August 30, 2004
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Jim Caviezel is Superman?

— Posted by John Campea

Comic writer Mark Millar says so and he’s a whole lot better connected than I am. If it’s true, I like it.

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