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 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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August 18, 2004
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Okay, Here’s a Casting Combo I Didn’t See Coming …

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, I have no idea what this is about or what it looks like other than the few stills on the front page, but Survive Style 5 is a new…

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August 18, 2004
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Edgar Wright’s Shaun of the Dead Press Tour Journal Online

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This is pretty sweet … Rogue Pictures has set up a message board / fan community for Shaun of the Dead online and director Edgar Wright – along with Simon…

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August 18, 2004
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But Will They star Jar Jar?

— Posted by John Campea

Why not … since I’m posting groundless rumors anyway I may as well just go ahead and post the big one that’s doing the rounds. TheForce.net just had some unidentified…

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August 18, 2004
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Bond Rumor of the Week …

— Posted by John Campea

Last week all the buzz said Eric Bana would be the next Bond, this week the favored one is Julian McMahon, best known for his work on Nip/Tuck and also…

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August 18, 2004
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A Bevy of Stars Sign on for Jarmusch’s Latest …

— Posted by John Campea

I’ve got to say that Jim Jarmusch is a very hit or miss director for me. His good stuff is undeniably the work of a genius – I’m still not…

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August 18, 2004
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Miike’s Young Thugs Coming From Artsmagic in October!

— Posted by John Campea

Given how insanely prolific Japanese director Takashi Miike is it’s very unlikely that we’re ever going to see a complete catalog of his films on DVD over here simply because…

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August 18, 2004
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Complete Visions and Discovery Programs Announced For Toronto Film Festival

— Posted by John Campea

The complete line ups for the Visions and Discovery Programs have been announced for this year’s edition of the Toronto Film Festival. There’s nothing that jumps out of the Discovery…

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August 18, 2004
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Life Aquatic Trailer Online!

— Posted by John Campea

Still looking for a way to rinse the sour taste that Alien Versus Predator left behind out of your mouth? How ’bout a trailer from a film maker named Anderson…

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August 18, 2004
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Some Rambling, Sleep Deprived, Alcohol Fueled Thoughts From Tonights Shaun of the Dead Advance Screening

— Posted by John Campea

So, just got home from an advance screening of Shaun of the Dead – with director and stars in attendance – and here’s what I thought: First, great film. It…

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August 17, 2004
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More Stupidity From Miramax …

— Posted by John Campea

Memo to Mr. Weinstein: That constricting feeling around your neck? Yeah, that’s your sphincter. Remove your head from your anus, Harvey. Trust us, it’s for your own good … What’s…

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August 17, 2004
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Incredible Still Shots From 2046

— Posted by John Campea

I’ve gone on record a few times here saying that British ex-pat Christopher Doyle is hands down the best cinematographer working in Asia, if not the world. Want a good…

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August 17, 2004
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Next Film From Shaun of the Dead Crew: Hot Fuzz?

— Posted by John Campea

The UK’s Empire Online has just published a lengthy interview with Shaun of the Dead’s Edgar Wright about his next film in which Wright confirms that, along with his Shaun…

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August 17, 2004
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Release Date Set For The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

— Posted by John Campea

According to The New Zealand Herald Disney has set a release date of December 9, 2005 for The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.

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