A fans hope is a 2011 documentary film on the san diego comiccon international, directed by morgan spurlock the film follows five subjects. Episode iv a fans hope by morgan spurlock 2011, hardcover at the best online prices at ebay. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. A fans hope is essentially to revalidate comiccon, only with the big picture in mind. Spurlock follows six attendees two wouldbe illustrators, a costume maker, a comic merchant, and a couple who fell in love at the prior years event through the four. What started as a fringe comic book convention for 500 fans has grown into the pop culture event of the year that influences every form of. Oscarnominated filmmaker morgan spurlock, tv producer and. Episode iv a fans hope the title is a sly nod to the sequel, remake and reboot world of superhero and fantasy movies finds spurlock. A fans hope is a 2011 documentary film on the san diego comiccon international, directed by morgan spurlock. Oscarnominated filmmaker morgan spurlock, tv producer and cul. Sep, 2011 last night i got a chance to check out morgan spurlocks supersize me new documentary comic con episode iv. A fans hope is now playing in limited release and is available on video on demand through select cable and online streaming providers.
A fan s hope a film by morgan spurlock explores this amazing cultural phenomenon by following the lives of five attendees as they descend upon the ultimate geek mecca at san diego comiccon 2010. This would be a great book to bring back to comic con for autographs. Sideshow collectibles is proud to present this collectors edition of comiccon episode iv. A fans hope at the toronto international film festival. A fans hope, people will see morgan spurlocks name attached and may dismiss the documentary on that basis alone. A fans hope is the latest documentary from super size mes morgan spurlock and probably the best thing hes done since pounding down big macs. Ive never been, but i really would love to go one year, but until then i have this. The pictures are appear to be from comic con 2010 and i made it on page 15. He and the films many producers have crafted a love letter to this convention, one clearly born from their innergeeks own longing to capture what the con has become. Each july, more than 100,000 people gather in san diego to celebrate science fiction, fantasy stories, movies, and comic books. To have to show dial down a bit to two shows has been proposed, aka anaheim and san diego.
A fans hope, director morgan spurlock trains his lens on comiccon, the annual san diego event said to be the worlds largest gathering of geeks. A fans hope featuring an indepth, illustrated look at the phenomenon that is san diego comiccon international. A fans hope 2011 full movie watch online free on putlocker, comiccon episode iv. Comiccon episode iv is the most beautiful movie about fanboy culture ive ever come across.
On first glance at the poster for comiccon episode iv. A fans hope, people will see morgan spurlocks name attached and may dismiss the documentary on. Film is recommended and very cheap on amazon instant video, only 99 cents to rent. Great collectible for those who attended as well as those who love video game, comic and movie pop culture. It follows the adventures of five attendees of the san diego comiccon sdcc in 2010.
Episode iv a fans hope documentarian morgan spurlock profiles the san diego comiccon through the eyes of a comics illustrator, designer, dealer and fan. A fans hope is, at its most obvious level, a paean to the fans, a series of chances for great fans to be on camera and perhaps to sell comic books, or design skills, to. A fans hope, is in select theaters now as well as on demand and itunes. What started as a fringe comic book convention for 500 fans has grown into the pop culture event of the year. Presented by stan lee, joss whedon and harry knowles, comiccon episode iv. Though it started as a small gettogether where comic book enthusiasts, and. The doc was filmed at the 2010 san diego international comic con and is an exploration and celebration of both the event in specific but also fandom in general. A fans hope documentary filmmaker morgan spurlock delivers an entertaining look at comiccon international in san diego, following the experiences of five unique individuals who attend the show. Comiccon episode iv features holly conrad, james darling, seth green, matt groening, skip harvey. What morgan spurlock has done with comiccon episode iv. A fans hope has a clunky title but a simple premise. Have you ever imagined a place where vulcans and vampires get along.
A fans hope takes a behindthescenes look at this amazing cultural phenomenon where fans gather by the tens of thousands annually to attend the ultimate geek mecca in san diego a fringe comic book convention that has grown into the pop culture event of the year. Spurlock knows that on an earth the geeks have already inherited, it would be foolish to chortle at those who value droids, hobbits, vulcans, zombies, and. A behindthescenes look at the fans who gather by the thousands each year in san diego, california to attend comiccon, the worlds largest comic book. Comiccon episode iv is the most beautiful movie about fanboy. A fans hope keeping himself offcamera in order to spotlight half a dozen extreme fans, spurlock brings his usual goodhumored approach to the annual geek confab. A fans hope featuring an indepth, illustrated look. A fans hope 2011 movie online watch hd with subtitle. A fans hope dont be put off by the snidesounding title or the fact that morgan spurlock who stays off camera directed. It really captures the craziness that is comic con. A behindthescenes look at san diego comiccon, the worlds largest comic book convention, and the fans who attend every year. A fans hope is a funny foray into the biggest science fiction convention in the world. After all, this annual convention in san diego, originally aimed at comic book fans but now spilling over into all areas of pop culture, prides itself. A fans hope revolves around the 2010 convention, exploring the evolution of comiccon from its origin as an event for hardcore comic book enthusiasts to one that now relegates the actual comic book aspect to the background, with much more of an emphasis put on general pop culture content such.
Spurlock is conspicuously absent from his latest directorial effort, comiccon episode iv. Comiccon is like the holy grail for all of us geeks. A fans hope, morgan spurlock gazes directly into the heart of dorknessthe annual comiccon in san diego that began in 1970 as a gathering of comic book writers. A fans hope might have had the best hope at finding an audience, but it is coming out on video on demand as well as in theaters. A fans hope a film by morgan spurlock, explores this amazing cultural phenomenon by following the lives of five attendees as they descend upon the ultimate geek. Exploring the amazing cultural phenomenon that is san diego comiccon and its. Film recently sat down with the oscarnominated director to talk. A fans hope, morgan spurlock surveys the major convention for avid followers of comic books, superheroes and video games. Check out our screen rant interview with director morgan spurlock and cast member holly conrad, below. What started as a fringe comic book convention for 500 fans has grown into the pop culture event of the year that influences every form of entertainment, now.993 14 80 1508 307 61 456 1394 1208 759 261 647 1158 609 878 1011 983 810 978 519 827 757 868 902 1187 33 348 983 661 1492 809 340 764 895 174 817