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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July 27, 2004
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The Village Giveaway Contest!

— Posted by John Campea

Good Lord, do we ever like giving stuff away. We like it so much, in fact, that we’re not even going to wait for our Lady Snowblood DVD giveaway contest…

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July 27, 2004
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Miike Interview at Fangoria

— Posted by John Campea

Fangoria has just run the first part of a lengthy interview with Takashi Miike – conducted in part by Cabin Fever director Eli Roth – and it’s a good one….

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July 27, 2004
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Neil Gaiman’s Death: The High Cost of Living in Developement at New Line

— Posted by John Campea

Well, it’s not a Sandman movie, but it’s close … Neil Gaiman’s Death: The High Cost of Living is in development at New Line based on Gaiman’s own script with…

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July 27, 2004
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Fantastic Four’s Thing Will NOT Be CGI

— Posted by John Campea

According to an article on SciFi.com The Fantastic Four’s Ben Grimm / Thing will NOT be a CG created character. Actor Michael Chiklis is quoted saying, “I did not want…

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July 27, 2004
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Chan Wook Park Receives Korean Cultural Award for Old Boy, Celebrates By Launching a New Production Company With Pretty Much Every Major Korean Director Working Today

— Posted by John Campea

Korean director Chan Wook Park – along with his producer and star – are all receiving major Korean cultural awards for their work on Old Boy. “To recognize the contribution…

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July 27, 2004
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Harold and Kumar Review

— Posted by John Campea

The good folks over at Screen Daily have posted a review of Harold and Kumar go to White Castle and they HATE it. Really. Very active dislike here. Though frankly,…

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July 27, 2004
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Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy Teaser Online!

— Posted by Rodney

Whee! I’ve been itching to see this teaser – just unveiled at the San Diego Comic Con – so I was more than a little pleased to get an email…

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July 26, 2004
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New TV Spots for The Village Online!

— Posted by John Campea

Four new TV spots for M. Night Shyamalan’s The Village have just turned up online. These exist in a couple different formats, but I’m only going to give you the…

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July 26, 2004
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Shaun of the Dead UK DVD Details!

— Posted by John Campea

Huzzah! Specs for the UK DVD of Shaun of the Dead have hit the web and it looks awesome! Not only has the DVD release been moved up to September…

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July 26, 2004
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Only A Week Left to Enter Our DVD Giveaway Contest!

— Posted by John Campea

Time’s running out if you want to lay claim to the Lady Snowblood DVDs we’re giving away. Haven’t entered yet? Read the rules here and get to it.

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July 26, 2004
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Return of The King Extended Edition News. Again.

— Posted by John Campea

Obviously jealous of my movie news superiority, Day-vuh just erased my post about the upcoming Return of the King Extended Edition DVD set. The search features over on the One…

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July 26, 2004
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News From the Box Office: Fahrenheit an Official Blockbuster, Bourne Dominates, Catwoman Tanks Horribly.

— Posted by John Campea

A trio of interesting news bits from the box office this week. First, and somewhat surprisingly, The Bourne Supremacy totally dominated with a weekend take over $53 million. That’s almost…

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July 26, 2004
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Arahan Wins Top Awards at Puchon!

— Posted by John Campea

Korean martial arts fantasy film Arahan has won two top awards at this year’s Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival. The Puchon festival is the largest genre festival in Asia and…

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July 25, 2004
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Holy Crap! Matthew Lillard Just Made A Film That I Might Actually Pay to See!

— Posted by John Campea

C’mon. Admit it. You know who Matthew Lillard is. He was Shaggy in the Scooby Doo films, in which he starred with Freddy Prinze Jr. He was also in Summer…

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July 25, 2004
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Big Bald Dave Reviews The Donnie Darko Director’s Cut!

— Posted by John Campea

Ah … I’m just itching to see this. My love for Donnie Darko is on an epic scale. This is just a fantastic film, easily one of the best debut…

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July 25, 2004
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Idle Speculation and Baseless Rumor

— Posted by John Campea

Hey kids … here’s a scrap of information to stir the program – rumor pot for the Toronto Film fest … our good friend Nick just went to a volunteer…

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July 25, 2004
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Catwoman: Wow this movie sucks

— Posted by John Campea

Can you imagine the uproar if the new Superman movie was re-worked so that Superman is actually a guy named Eddie Sanchez who works as a dish washer in Toronto,…

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July 25, 2004
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Star Wars Episode Three Title!

— Posted by John Campea

Sounds like a scam to me, but they are piping it over at AICN like its all offical and stuff. It was apparently announced at the SanDiego Comic-Con. It would…

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