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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January 7, 2015
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Live in Selma, AL? Wanna see the movie “Selma” for free? Click here!

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  In an unprecedented move Paramount Pictures is showing their appreciation to the fine folks of Selma, AL for allowing them to film their movie in their town for free…

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January 7, 2015
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Interview: Inherent Vice actress Delaina Mitchell

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Inherent Vice is hitting theaters nationwide on January 9th. I got a chance to speak to Delaina Mitchell, who plays the wife of Josh Brolin in the film. I…

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January 7, 2015
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For Your Consideration: 2014’s Overlooked Awards Contenders To Remember

— Posted by Kenny Miles

As the flood gates of hype unleash awards buzz at the end of the year, sometimes we can forget about the great movies released during the rest of the year…

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January 5, 2015
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Babadook Filmmaker Jennifer Kent Prefers Storytelling Over Scares

— Posted by Kenny Miles

With very few movies in her career, filmmaker Jennifer Kent has crafted greatness that most directors will never achieve in an entire body of work with her new horror movie…

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January 5, 2015
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Keep On Keepin’ On: Music Doc with Strong Oscar Buzz Comes Home to Denver

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Shot over the course of five years by first time filmmaker Al Hicks, KEEP ON KEEPIN’ ON depicts the remarkable story of 93-year-old jazz legend Clark Terry. A living monument…

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January 5, 2015
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Kenny’s Top Ten Best Movies List for 2014

— Posted by Kenny Miles

At the Movie Blog, we strive to cover films and watch as many movies as possible. It was impossible to see everything from 2014. I attended a few film festivals…

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December 31, 2014
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Review: The Interview

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

      Dave Skylark and producer Aaron Rapoport run the celebrity tabloid show “Skylark Tonight.” When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un,…

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December 26, 2014
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The Correct Opinion Ep. 9 talks Oscar traction with Kenny Miles!

— Posted by Ryan

  The Movie Blog presents their official podcast, The Correct Opinion!   On this episode of The Correct Opinion:   Anthony, Jim, and Kenny discuss Oscar traction, The Interview and…

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December 26, 2014
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Trailer: Chris Hemsworth re-teams with Ron Howard for “In the Heart of the Sea”

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an…

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December 26, 2014
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Trailer: The Longest Ride

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Based on the bestselling novel by master storyteller Nicholas Sparks, THE LONGEST RIDE centers on the star-crossed love affair between Luke, a former champion bull rider looking to…

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December 26, 2014
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Trailer: DO YOU BELIEVE?

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    DO YOU BELIEVE? follows a group of lost souls, all searching for something more in life. When their lives unexpectedly cross paths, they begin to discover there is…

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December 26, 2014
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Teaser Trailer: Entourage

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  ENTOURAGE, the much-anticipated big-screen version of the award-winning hit HBO series, reunites the show’s original cast, led by Kevin Connolly, Adrian Grenier, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara and Jeremy Piven….

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December 26, 2014
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New trailer offers us ‘Focus’

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Will Smith stars as Nicky, a seasoned master of misdirection who becomes romantically involved with novice con artist Jess (Margot Robbie). As he’s teaching her the tricks of…

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December 25, 2014
Genre: Biography | Drama | Sport  
Directed by: Angelina Jolie
Starring: Jack O'Connell, Takamasa Ishihara, Domhnall Gleeson 
Written by:  Joel Coen (screenplay), Ethan Coen (screenplay)

Unbroken is a long-winded but entertaining war epic

— Posted by Ryan

Synopsis After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he’s caught by the Japanese navy…

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December 25, 2014
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The Gambler Risks Audience Engagement Despite Great Performances

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Jim Bennett (Academy Award (R)-nominee Mark Wahlberg) is a risk taker. Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster…

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December 24, 2014
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Review: Into the Woods

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree. (c) Imdb…

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December 23, 2014
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Review: The Color of Time

— Posted by Jim Alexander

    The Color of Time is a James Franco produced production that was collaborated with his NYU film students. It’s a project I would have failed the entire class…

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December 17, 2014
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Angela Bassett replaced as Amanda Waller in DC Movie Universe

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  One of the things that stood out to me as stellar casting in that hum-ho Man of Steel Green Lantern movie was the casting of Angela Bassett as no-nonsense,…

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