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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August 27, 2004
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Just So Everybody Knows …

— Posted by John Campea

That supposed Quentin Tarantino blog people have been talking about? Bogus, as confirmed both by his agent and one-time writing partner Roger Avery. It’s still a pretty good impression of…

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August 27, 2004
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Wondering Where You Can Find Info On TIFF Films? Go here.

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Okay, this kicks ass. And saves me a lot of work. Thanks to the good people at Greencine Daily I’ve just found this site here that links to all the…

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August 27, 2004
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Hey Gilliam Fans! The Man’s Coming To Town!

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Hey boys and girls … Terry Gilliam is slated to begin filming Tideland in Toronto starting at the end of September. I’ve sent a note off to his agent to…

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August 27, 2004
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Rehearsal Footage From Cameron Crowe’s Elizabethtown

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I first came across a link to a streaming Quicktime version of this a few days ago but couldn’t get it to play right, so I never bothered to link…

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August 27, 2004
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More Incredible Mirror Mask Stills

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Zowie. The more I see of this film the more excited I get about it … Neil Gaiman has posted an additional five high res still shots from the upcoming…

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August 27, 2004
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Sweet! Planet of the Apes Goes Twilight Zone!

— Posted by John Campea

Thanks to Jim for sending this in … No, it’s not an ‘official’ video but some clever person has noticed that Twilight Zone honcho Rod Serling was also responsible for…

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August 27, 2004
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My Summer of Love Review In Screendaily

— Posted by John Campea

Another review for a film appearing in this year’s Toronto Film Festival, this time for My Summer of Love which is generating comparisons to Peter Jackson’s Heavenly Creatures. Nice. Check…

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August 27, 2004
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Nimrod Antal’s Kontroll to be Hungary’s Entry for Best Foreign Film Oscar

— Posted by John Campea

I have yet to turn up very much info on the films in this year’s Midnight Madness program at the Toronto Film Festival – believe me, it’s not for lack…

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August 27, 2004
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Taste of Tea Reviews Online

— Posted by John Campea

Believe it or not you know who Katsuhito Ishii is. Not only that, if you’re reading this blog you’ve probably already seen some of his work. Best known outside of…

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August 27, 2004
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Fat Albert Movie Pictures

— Posted by John Campea

Hollywood.Com has posted some stills of the new Fat Albert movie coming out soon. Wow… I gotta admit that seeing these pictures takes me back. Pretty good looking outfits for…

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August 27, 2004
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A Cheap Plug for Hockey Fans

— Posted by John Campea

Ok, this is not at all movie related… I tried to think of ways to spin this so it would LOOK like it was movie related, but I now realize…

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August 27, 2004
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Blade Runner is Voted ‘Best Science Fiction Movie of All Time’ By People Who Know a Lot More Than You.

— Posted by John Campea

Who says tax dollars and great minds go to waste? – Cuz hey! Mix the two together in a strange bastard coupling, and you’ve got yourself a movie list! That’s…

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August 27, 2004
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Today is The Day. Show your Worth. Go See Hero.

— Posted by John Campea

It Is Now Friday It has been far too long in coming – jostled by schedules of the ignorant – to simply let this red-letter weekend pass by without doing…

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August 27, 2004
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Just because you asked – John’s Favorite Films of All time

— Posted by John Campea

As wierd as sounds I often have people ask me (by email or on the radio) what my favorite movies are. So without giving any reasons why, and for no…

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August 27, 2004
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John Cleese Brings Tsunamic, Unbridled Silliness to Your Face This Fall.

— Posted by John Campea

This information is about 49 seconds old for me. I just saw the Master himself, John Cleese appear on the last ever guest appearance on Craig Kilborn’s Late, Late Show….

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August 26, 2004
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The Girl Next Door – I guess there’s no place else to see naked women

— Posted by John Campea

Someone help me understand this. The Girl Next Door barely does $15 million at the box office when it was in theaters, a horrible failure by almost any Hollywood standard,…

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August 25, 2004
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Star Wars Special Edition VS Star Wars 2004: Still Shot Comparisons Of Lucas’ Alterations

— Posted by John Campea

We gotta keep that Logboy guy around here. The links he sends in are better than bad, they’re good! What’s he got for us today? Comparison shots of images from…

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August 24, 2004
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Clark Kent in Batman Begins?

— Posted by John Campea

This is big, big news if it turns out to be true … Someone has sent SuperHeroHype a supposed call sheet from the set of Batman Begins which lists a…

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