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 22, 2004
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Spider-Man 2 DVD Cover

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The good folks over at Comics 2 Film are reporting that the image you see here on the left is the chosen cover art for the upcoming Spider-Man 2 DVD…

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August 21, 2004
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Old Boy Ultimate Edition

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Okay. If you’ve been reading the site for a while you’ve undoubtedly come across me rambling about how well the Koreans tend to package their DVDs. And you’ve probably just…

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August 21, 2004
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Spider-Man 2 DVD coming November 30th

— Posted by John Campea

As I mentioned in my review, Spider-Man 2 ended up exceeding all my expectations, and surpassed the original in just about every way. It’s just a solid solid film. Reuters…

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August 20, 2004
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Kevin Smith Wants Your Films. No Really, He Does.

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You know, I’m not really sure how to describe Kevin Smith’s new Movies Askew website beyond saying that you can send him your films, so I’m just gonna let him…

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August 20, 2004
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Last Shot Trailer

— Posted by John Campea

Is Jeff Nathanson the new David Mamet? Could be. If nothing else he’s certainly fond of a few of Mamet’s regular actors and the basic plot of The Last Shot…

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August 20, 2004
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North American Website For Taegukgi Now Online

— Posted by John Campea

Sony Pictures Classics has launched their web site for the Korean War epic Taegukgi in preperation for their September 3rd release of the film here in North America. This film…

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August 20, 2004
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Three: Monster Review

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The Korea Times has just run an english language review of Three: Monster – being released as Three: Extreme in Hong Kong – and it sounds good. For those not…

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August 20, 2004
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Yen? Hung? Yes.

— Posted by John Campea

Ah, now there’s a picture sure to warm the cockles of any kung fu fan’s heart. Why’s that? The man on the right is Donnie Yen, on the left Sammo…

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August 19, 2004
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Lion’s Gate to Release Ju-On DVD November 9th

— Posted by John Campea

Fangoria is reporting that Lion’s Gate will be releasing Takashi Shimizu’s original Japanese Ju-On: The Grudge on DVD November 9th. I knew this was going to be coming along sometime…

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August 19, 2004
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Website For Jackie Chan’s New Police Story Online

— Posted by John Campea

This is the first film Chan’s made back in his native Hong Kong in a while and it looks to be his best film in a good long time ……

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August 19, 2004
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Life Aquatic Trailer Now Available in Quicktime!

— Posted by John Campea

Ah, new it was only a matter of time before this turned up … the trailer for Wes Anderson’s Life Aquatic is now available in glorious, high resolution Quicktime format…

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August 19, 2004
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Japanese 2046 Website Online

— Posted by John Campea

The ever vigilant Hitman over on the KFC message boards has pointed out that the Japanese website for Wong Kar-Wai’s 2046 is now online. Sure, you won’t be able to…

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August 19, 2004
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gdface.com’s (“Face”) Self Identity Problem and How it Screws Up Wonderful Movies.

— Posted by John Campea

A whole lot of amazing things happened the other day: Most of them having to do with sharing a pint with the ‘Shaun of the Dead’ crowd and talking about…

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August 19, 2004
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The Star Wars Universe is Momentarily Silenced.

— Posted by John Campea

Shock waves blasted through the geeky realm of Star Wars hyper-fandom yesterday as, while standing in line for our Shaun of the Dead Screening, our very own Star Wars nut,…

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August 18, 2004
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Bubba Talks to Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost About Their Life Post-Shaun of the Dead …

— Posted by John Campea

As the observant among you will have picked up from our ramblings farther down the page – what? you don’t check for new content several times a day? – the…

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August 18, 2004
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Open Water Review

— Posted by John Campea

Our good friend Big Bald Dave just sent in a review he wrote of Open Water for his lovely Imagine ‘Dat website. Does he like it? You bet. Read on…

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August 18, 2004
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David Boreanaz is brought to you today by the Number 4.

— Posted by John Campea

David Boreanaz is drawing his line in the sand insisting that if he returns to the role of TV’s Angel, that it will have to be on the big screen….

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August 18, 2004
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Charlize Theron as Aeon Flux

— Posted by John Campea

This is a match up that might just fall under the Catwoman category if its not done right. Hot Actress + Sexy Revealing Costume = Bad movie. Lets hope there…

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