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 13, 2004
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Who’s been a naughty boy? Tom Sizemore has!

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There are certain guys that you can just always count on for certain roles. Tom Sizemore is one of these guys. However, at the same time, he doesn‚Äôt strike me…

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August 13, 2004
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Scene From Blade: Trinity Online at Maxim

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Have I mentioned that it’s quarter after five in the morning and I’m dead tired. I hate my life. Here. Watch Jessica Biel kill some bad guys.

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August 13, 2004
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Teaser Trailer for Steven Chow’s Kung Fu Hustle Online

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It’s way too early and I’m way too tired to think of anything clever to say or to even bother to post a picture. It’s Chow’s follow up to Shaolin…

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August 12, 2004
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Jude Law Wants In On The Watchmen!

— Posted by John Campea

Sweet Jeebus! Jude Law as Ozymandius! He wants to do it! I mean, he REALLY wants to do it! Why isn’t this contract signed yet!?!? Sign it NOW!! Now, dammit,…

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August 12, 2004
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Hey! Twentieth Century Fox thinks we’re worth scamming!

— Posted by John Campea

For those of you who didn‚Äôt notice this already, in Bubba‚Äôs post about the cancellation of the advanced screenings of Alien Vs Predator, ‚Äúsomeone‚Äù left a comment saying they saw…

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August 12, 2004
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New Egoyan Film Shooting In Toronto This Month

— Posted by John Campea

Atom Egoyan is one of my homeland’s finest cinematic exports with the likes of The Sweet Hereafter and Felicia’s Journey drawing major acclaim worldwide. Following a brief flirtation with directing…

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August 12, 2004
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Last Life in the Universe and Bright Future to Hit DVD in 2005

— Posted by John Campea

Just a quick follow up to the gushing article I wrote about these films here … the folks at Palm have confirmed that both Last Life in the Universe and…

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August 12, 2004
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Sofia Coppola Tackles Marie Antoinette. I Know How This One’s Going to End.

— Posted by John Campea

After a pair of critically acclaimed ultra-low budget indie films – The Virgin Suicides and Lost In Translation – Sofia Coppola is making the jump to big budget studio fare,…

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August 12, 2004
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MI:3 Bumped Back, War of the Worlds on the Fast Track

— Posted by John Campea

Well, the mission may not be impossible, but it is at least proving difficult enough that the producers have stuck it on the back burner for the time being. Word…

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August 11, 2004
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Wow. Who says movies don’t influence people

— Posted by John Campea

So a guy who got off scott-free for killing his girlfriend saw “The Passion” and decided to confess. Ummm… wow. A man who said Mel Gibson ‘s film “The Passion…

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August 11, 2004
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Mirror Mask Interview And Still Shots

— Posted by John Campea

Y’know, being a big fan of Neil Gaiman’s writing I’m really not sure why I haven’t been following Mirror Mask an awful lot more than I have been, but a…

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August 11, 2004
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Eros Website Online

— Posted by John Campea

I’ve been waiting to see ANYTHING from this project from the day I saw the first announcement so a huge thank you to reader iamNataku for sending this in ……

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August 11, 2004
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Fahrenheit 9/11 DVD Out In October

— Posted by John Campea

Hey, look at that … just in time for this year’s presidential election … Columbia Tristar has announced that they will be releasing Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11 on October 5th….

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August 11, 2004
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I Think I Just Soiled Myself.

— Posted by John Campea

Gah! Dark Horizons is reporting that once they finally get a breather from the never ending Shaun of the Dead press junket Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg will begin scripting…

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August 11, 2004
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All Is Not Well on the AvP Front …

— Posted by John Campea

It’s never a good sign when a studio cancels the premiere of a film they’ve spent buckets of money promoting, but it happened this week. The film? Aliens Versus Predator….

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August 11, 2004
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Whoo? Woo!

— Posted by John Campea

Hurray! John Woo’s making himself a good ol’ fashioned Woo film again, and he’s going back to China and reuniting with his biggest star to do it! CHUD is reporting…

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August 11, 2004
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Hey Look! There Goes Ben Kingsley’s Credibility!

— Posted by John Campea

Ben Kingsley must be really hard up for cash. First there was his part in that by all accounts horrible Thunderbirds film and now comes word that the man has…

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August 11, 2004
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Whoopsie! Has Night Been a Naughty Boy?

— Posted by John Campea

Already embroiled in a lawsuit accusing him of stealing plot elements in Signs, M. Night Shyamalan may have some more trouble brewing … I first heard about the accusations that…

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