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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March 18, 2015
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Insidious: Chapter 3 trailer Review

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

This is a bleeping trailer, for now on this is how horror movie do trailers. They follow the three cardinal rules in making this masterpiece: 1. Jump scares: That is a…

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March 15, 2015
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Before I Wake Official Trailer Review

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Before I Wake is a new horror thriller starring Kate Bosworth and Thomas Jane. Directed by Mike Flanagan, if you didn’t know who that is. He’s the guy that kinda…

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March 13, 2015
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3 Reasons Why SXSW Film Festival Still Matters for Movies

— Posted by Kenny Miles

    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…

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March 13, 2015
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British Cinderella Doesn’t Miss a Beat

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella’s fortunes…

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March 13, 2015
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Treading Water: A Truly Delightful Fish Out Of Water Comedy.

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Treading Water is a charming and romantic modern-day coming of age love story told through the eyes of a sensitive boy who is forced to face life with a…

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March 13, 2015
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Media Overload: Run All Night

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

Run All Night is releasing and the fine folks at Warner Bros were kind enough to share a plethora of promotional images and more to drum up excitement for the…

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March 13, 2015
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Official Trailer for MISERY LOVES COMEDY Featuring Jimmy Fallon, Amy Schumer, Judd Apatow

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Jimmy Fallon, Tom Hanks, Amy Schumer, Jim Gaffigan, Judd Apatow, Lisa Kudrow, Larry David, and Jon Favreau are among over 60 famous funny people featured in this hilarious…

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March 13, 2015
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Teaser Trailer: Hotel Transylvania 2

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    The Drac pack is back for an all-new monster comedy adventure in Sony Pictures Animation’s Hotel Transylvania 2!  Everything seems to be changing for the better at Hotel…

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March 12, 2015
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I AM BIG BIRD: THE CAROLL SPINNEY STORY

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    I AM BIG BIRD is a loving portrait of how the man in the yellow feathered suit became a childhood icon. For 45 years, Caroll Spinney has been…

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March 12, 2015
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Scary Ladies and Friday 13th

— Posted by Bud Boomer

Hopefully by now you’ve seen the 888 Ladies Bingo list ‘the 13 scariest ladies of all time’. We certainly have, and it’s kicked off a LOT of office debate. Part…

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March 11, 2015
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San Andreas is at fault

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  No, this isn’t a Grand Theft Auto reference however I will be back in San Andreas tonight to make some fothermuckin money play the new heists mode, rather this…

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March 11, 2015
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Inside Out

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Inside Out is the latest movie from Pixar Studios. Let’s be honest, ladies and gentlemen,  Pixar is the Marvel of animation. They can do no wrong. This time Pixar brings…

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March 11, 2015
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Get Hard Red Band Trailer Review

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

When I first heard of the premise for Get Hard, I immediately thought it was a rip off of the New Guy. Adding to the fact that Will Ferrell hasn’t…

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March 6, 2015
Comedy | Drama 
Director: John Madden
Writer: Ol Parker (screenplay)
Stars: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy

Audiences Will Check-In to The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL is the expansionist dream of Sonny (Dev Patel), and it’s making more claims on his time than he has available, considering his imminent…

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March 6, 2015
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller  

Director: Neill Blomkamp

Writers: Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell

Stars: Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Hugh Jackman

Neil Blomkamp’s Chappie is Barely Better than Crappy

— Posted by Ryan

  Synopsis: In the near future, crime is patrolled by an oppressive mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first…

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March 6, 2015
Documentary | Biography | History 

Director: Gabe Polsky

Writer: Gabe Polsky (story)

Stars: Viacheslav Fetisov, Scotty Bowman, Anatoli Karpov

Red Army Flawlessly Blends Hockey and History

— Posted by Kenny Miles

From Oscar (R) nominated and Emmy award-winning filmmakers, RED ARMY is a feature documentary about the Soviet Union and the most successful dynasty in sports history: the Red Army hockey…

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March 4, 2015
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We FINALLY have a glimpse of Vision

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

For whatever reason the Avengers film has been keeping the character known as ‘The Vision’ under wraps and we haven’t been provided a clear look at the character… until now….

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March 4, 2015
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The 2015 Boulder Film Festival Offers A Diverse Film (and Food) Lineup

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  The Boulder Film Festival, which runs from March 5th to the 8th, is a unique film festival for the Rocky Mountain region. March is a good time to catch…

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