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 16, 2004
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The Last Unconquered Battle Ground: Truth. Enter Documentaries.

— Posted by John Campea

It all starts here: “Get outta the front seat, I was there first!” “No you weren’t” “Yes I was…” …..And: Repeat. Fast forward a couple scores and we still haven’t…

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July 16, 2004
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Jack Black is Green Lantern. Let the Black/Green Jokes begin.

— Posted by John Campea

Now, they don’t list a source for this currently, but here, aintitcool.com is saying that Jack Black is slated to be the Green Lantern. Warner Bros. is controlling how this…

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July 16, 2004
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New Sky Captain Trailer and Footage Online!

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, this has been posted all over the net already, but it’s so good it definitely bears repeating. There’s a new trailer for Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow,…

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July 16, 2004
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Serenity Animated Prequel? A Live Action Trilogy?

— Posted by John Campea

Some interesting news from the set of the Serenity movie … for those who don’t know Serenity is the feature film adaptation of Joss Whedon’s stellar (bad pun. bad, bad…

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July 16, 2004
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Trailer for Jet Li’s Danny The Dog Online

— Posted by John Campea

Of the work that Jet Li has done outside of China the best stuff has surprisingly come not from the US but from France in his work for Luc Besson’s…

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July 15, 2004
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I, Robot reviews

— Posted by John Campea

Love or hate Will Smith, one has to admit that from time to time he can bring some pretty entertaining characters to life on the screen (I‚Äôm not a big…

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July 15, 2004
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Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2. This is not a Joke. There’s a Trailer to prove it.

— Posted by John Campea

One of the worst movie-related experiences my eyes have been scathed by was, now try and imagine this for a second – being practically FORCED to watch Baby Geniuses -TWICE-…

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July 15, 2004
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Trailer for New Chan Wook Park Film Online!

— Posted by John Campea

Now here’s a project I’ve been aching to see ever since I first heard of it … it doesn’t take a genius to recognize that Asian horror films are a…

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July 15, 2004
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New Film From Director of Ong Bak!

— Posted by John Campea

No, it doesn’t star Tony Jaa but here’s a little something from Thailand to carry you over until his next flick is ready … Born to Fight is the latest…

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July 14, 2004
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Uncut Hero Hits DVD in China July 16th!

— Posted by John Campea

I’m still looking for some details on this, but it looks as though the uncut version of Hero is finally hitting DVD in mainland China on July 16th. It’s been…

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July 14, 2004
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We Have A Winner!

— Posted by John Campea

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, the polls have closed, a ton of entries were submitted and we have ourselves a winner for our Takashi Miike DVD contest. Thanks to everyone who…

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July 14, 2004
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Some Films Announced for Toronto Film Festival!

— Posted by John Campea

Yeah, what I said yesterday about not expecting to see a list of films for the Toronto Film Festival until August? Yeah, ignore that. The full list may not be…

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July 13, 2004
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Some Tidbits on The Man With the Screaming Brain!

— Posted by John Campea

I looked for a pretty picture for this, honest I did, but there just don’t seem to be any out there. Alas. I posted a while back about The Man…

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July 13, 2004
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Six Minute Steamboy Trailer Online!

— Posted by John Campea

Yeah, I know I’ve already posted a bunch about this film but what can I say, I’m looking forward to it. Six minutes of footage from Steamboy – the new…

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July 13, 2004
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Toronto Film Festival Website Is Live!

— Posted by John Campea

The website for the 2004 edition of the Toronto International Film Festival is now online here. The full film list will not appear until late August – they’re still screening…

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July 13, 2004
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Hey Look! Hero’s Getting Screwed Over Again!

— Posted by John Campea

Don’t know if this is also the case in the ol’ U.S. of A. but here in Canada it looks as though Hero’s release date is on the move yet…

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July 13, 2004
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Superman Now Directorless

— Posted by John Campea

I noticed this a while ago on Ain’t it cool, but since someone just made a recent comment in our old Superman thread, I thought I should mention it. The…

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July 12, 2004
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Last Day for Our Miike DVD Giveaway Contest.

— Posted by John Campea

Yes, it’s true. And the title says it all. Click here for details.

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