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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February 6, 2004
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Nicole Kidman and Will Ferrell to do Bewitched

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I think this one has tons of potential. I like Ferrell and Kidman both very much (for different reasons obviously). As a young kid, I would sometimes watch the old…

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February 6, 2004
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Scary Movie 4 √¢‚Ǩ‚Äú Please say it ain’t so

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I didn’t like Scary Movie 3 at all. Click here to see my short review of it back in October. But when a film costs next to nothing to make,…

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February 6, 2004
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The Giant Lizard’s 50th Birthday

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So Godzilla’s turning 50 this year and word is that Japanese cult director Ryuhei Kitamura has been tagged to helm the anniversary film. Kitamura’s playing coy himself and refusing to…

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February 5, 2004
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SHAZAM! A Captain Marvel script in the works

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I’m so emotionally torn on this one. It appears New Line (The guys who did Lord of the Rings among other things) is slowly moving forward with making a Captain…

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February 5, 2004
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Britney Spears the next Bond girl?

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Why do singers think they can act? The syndicated television show Extra reports pop princess Britney Spears met with the producers of the James Bond movies while she was in…

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February 4, 2004
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Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (AKA Havana Nights: Dity Dancing 2)

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I must admit that I wasn’t a big fan of the original Dirty Dancing, but regardless of what you thought of the film you have to acknowledge that it was…

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February 3, 2004
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Catch the “Catch that Kid” trailer (AKA Catch that Rip Off)

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I caught the trailer for Catch that Kid the other day. I immediately thought about calling the studio to suggest a couple of new titles for the film. How about…

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February 3, 2004
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Because I’m too lazy to type the list out twice …

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So Day-vuhl and I have this friend named Dave Canfield who is, without a doubt, the biggest geek I know. And he is quite proud of this fact. This man…

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February 3, 2004
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Because British People Are Funnier Than You.

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It’s true. Don’t try to deny it. And for proof head over to Working Title Films and check out the trailer for Shaun of the Dead. Defending yourself from the…

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February 2, 2004
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Bob and Harvey Weinstein are evil, evil men.

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What’s up with the people at Miramax? Like it’s not enough that they buy up rights to good films and then sit on them for years but when they finally…

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February 2, 2004
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A Variety of Reasons Why Asian Films Kick Ass.

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Mmm. Trailery goodness. Some with commentary, some without. Innocence: Ghost in the Shell Two reasons to get excited about this film. 1) Mamoru Oshii is a genius. For proof, go…

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February 2, 2004
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The Big Bounce gets seriously bounced

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Ok, I realize that the reviews for The Big Bounce have been generally negative. I even understand that the trailers have been bad√¢‚Ǩ¬¶ but I didn’t see this coming. On…

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February 2, 2004
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The Chronicles of Riddick trailer online

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I really didn’t like Pitch Black. I thought it was too slow, the monsters looked ridiculous, the characters were more 2 dimensional than my drivers license, the acting was weak,…

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February 1, 2004
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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy movie is coming

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I have never read The Hitchhiker√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s Guide to the Galaxy. Everyone says I should, and now I guess I’d better do it before the movie comes out. If I can…

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January 31, 2004
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire to be the most expensive movie ever made

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Well, at least you can’t say the studio isn’t behind them. The 4th instalment of the Harry Potter series will cost just slightly less money to make that all three…

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January 31, 2004
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Indiana Jones IV script ready?

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Looks like the fourth instalment of the Indiana Jones serise is in print. According to FilmForce: Frank Darabont, the Young Indiana Jones writer, has completed his script for a fourth…

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January 31, 2004
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The Razzie Nominees are announced

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Oh Yes! The Razzies are here! For those of you who may not know, the Razzies are the Anti-Oscar. Each year they give out the WORST awards, and a lot…

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January 31, 2004
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Jet Li and Morgan Freeman in “Danny the Dog”

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From the Internet Movie Database: This (Danny the Dog) is the story of Danny(Li), a slave who has lived his whole life without any sort of normal human education, with…

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