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 11, 2015
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Trailer: Hitman: Agent 47

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    “HITMAN – AGENT 47″ centers on an elite assassin who was genetically engineered from conception to be the perfect killing machine, and is known only by the last…

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February 10, 2015
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Trailer: Jauja

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Viggo Mortensen Movie HDCinema Guild is pleased to release the official trailer for JAUJA, directed by Lisandro Alonso, and starring Viggo Mortensen. JAUJA opens on 3/20 in New…

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February 10, 2015
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Dual Review: A Walk Among The Tombstones

— Posted by TmbStaff

    Matt Scudder is a former cop now a private eye. He is asked by a drug dealer to find the men who kidnapped his wife. It seems like…

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February 10, 2015
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Trailer: Unfinished Business

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    A hard-working small business owner (Vince Vaughn) and his two associates (Tom Wilkinson, Dave Franco) travel to Europe to close the most important deal of their lives. But…

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February 10, 2015
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Spider-Man finally joins Marvel Cinematic Universe

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

The news is just breaking, and I just happened to stumble over the announcement myself, but Marvel is finally making the announcement half the world has been waiting for… well,…

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February 6, 2015
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DVD Review: The Drop

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood’s past where friends, families, and…

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February 6, 2015
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DVD Review: Get on Up

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: Music icon James Brown’s rise to fame from his troubled past.     The master of funk has arrived. In Get On Up, available on DVD and Blu-ray…

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February 6, 2015
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Trailer: Gary Oldman and Tom Hardy reunite for “Child 44″

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    A politically-charged serial killer thriller set in 1953 Soviet Russia, CHILD 44 chronicles the crisis of conscience for secret police agent Leo Demidov (TOM HARDY), who loses status,…

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February 4, 2015
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Ryan! Here’s that Magic Mike XXL trailer you asked about!

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  Oh Ryan! I know it’s been a mighty loooong time since your last installment of “Chick Flick Fridays” but luckily it seems that the drought is ending! YES! Channing…

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February 4, 2015
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RE: Ghostbusters finally has a cast… and it’s AWFUL

— Posted by Elliot Hopper

I really, really, really hope it’s not a reboot. Like Wiig being the brains and creating proton packs, etc.? Is that what we are going to see? Science experiment turned…

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February 2, 2015
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What I learned from the Jurassic World Superbowl commercial

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  Jurassic World was one of the few commercials aired during the Superbowl that wasn’t a complete and utter disappointment in the eyes of anyone in the world who looks…

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January 29, 2015
Genre: Adventure | Thriller
Director: Kevin Macdonald
Writer: Dennis Kelly
Stars: Jude Law, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn

Black Sea: An Entertaining, Gripping, and Preposterous Thriller

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  A suspenseful adventure thriller directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald, centering on a rogue submarine captain (two-time Academy Award nominee Jude Law) who pulls together a misfit crew…

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January 29, 2015
Genre: Action | Crime | Drama  
Director: J.C. Chandor 
Writer: J.C. Chandor
Stars: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo

A Most Violent Year: Jessica Chastain Highlights An Aimless Movie

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Set during the winter of 1981 — statistically one of the most crime-ridden of New York City’s history — A MOST VIOLENT YEAR is a drama following the lives…

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January 29, 2015
Genre: Comedy| Drama | Music 
Director: Stephen Belber
Writer: Stephen Belber
Stars: Patrick Stewart, Carla Gugino, Matthew Lillard |

Match: Patrick Stewart’s Incredible Acting Departs From Sci-Fi Persona

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Patrick Stewart gives a captivating performance in this witty, emotionally gripping adaptation of director Stephen Belber’s own Tony Award-nominated play. Stewart stars as Tobi, an eccentric, pot-smoking Manhattan ballet instructor…

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January 29, 2015
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Trailer: Ted 2

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Seth MacFarlane returns as writer, director and voice star of Ted 2, Universal and Media Rights Capital’s follow-up to the highest-grossing original R-rated comedy of all time. Joined…

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January 29, 2015
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DVD Review: Gone Girl

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: With his wife’s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not…

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January 28, 2015
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I can’t find anything wrong with this Fantastic Four trailer

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  I checked. Double checked. Triple checked, yet I could NOT find anything wrong with this new Fantastic Four trailer. The fact that they threw out EVERYTHING about the prior…

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January 28, 2015
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Ghostbusters finally has a cast… and it’s AWFUL

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  The Ghostbusters reboot finally has a cast and I’m very disappointed. It was a movie that’s been stuck in development for 10 years too long and I was pretty…

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