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11:30 AM on 04.17.2014

See The Other Woman and get some free wine too

Ladies (you are out there, right?). We've got deal for you tonight. A screening and some wine. You'll get to see The Other Woman and enjoy some fine glasses of Butterfly Kiss wine. Sounds like a pretty good night. Guys i...

Matthew Razak



The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival is here photo
The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival is here
by Alec Kubas-Meyer

The 2011 Tribeca Film Festival was one of the first festivals Flixist ever covered. That was back before my time, but I was part of our coverage of the 2012 and 2013 fests, and I'm excited to be a part of it again. This year, Isabelle Magliari and I will be spending the next week and a half down at the Chelsea Cinemas seeing what there is to see and bringing you reviews of all the good (and hopefully none of the bad) stuff that they've got on the slate.

The festival officially started last night, but it begins in earnest today, and anyone interested should head over to the official festival website and see what's playing. Then check here over the course of the festival and find out what's actually worth spending money on. 

And if any of y'all are going to be down there, let us know. We should hang out. Or at least high five or something.

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9:02 AM on 04.17.2014

First trailer for Eli Roth's Green Inferno

Eli Roth's Green Inferno got plenty of folks talking when it screened at TIFF last year. You can probably guess why considering its a movie by Eli Roth that is clearly heavily influenced by the cult film Cannibal Holoca...

Matthew Razak



Mrs. Doubtfire sequel in the works, Robin Williams returning photo
Mrs. Doubtfire sequel in the works, Robin Williams returning
by Nick Valdez

Although it's been in development hell for years after the original Mrs. Doubtfire first made big money in theaters, it seems that Mrs. Doubtfire 2 is finally happening. Most likely fueled by Robin Williams' return to the public eye (with notable roles in The Crazy Ones, a quick spot on Louie, a few Nintendo commercials, and the upcoming The Angriest Man in Brooklyn), Mrs. Doubtfire 2 will be directed by Christopher Columbus (who directed the original film) and feature a script written by David Berenbaum (Elf).

Oh, and Robin Williams is back. Whether or not Williams' brand of comedy can survive in this day and age, I'm surprisingly wishing the film good luck. Assuming Williams can just jump right on the old horse, this might be a nice and nostalgic trip down memory lane for folks who lived in the 90s. For everyone else, maybe they'll get a laugh out of seeing someone other than Tyler Perry adorn old woman makeup? 

[via The Wrap]

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8:00 PM on 04.16.2014

'Friday the 13th' getting rebooted (again)

The Wrap is reporting that V/H/S segment director David Bruckner is being tapped to direct the upcoming Platinum Dunes Friday the 13th reboot. The second Platinum Dunes Friday the 13th reboot. The second Platinum Du...

Mike Cosimano

8:00 PM on 04.16.2014

First trailer for 'If I Stay', starring ChloŽ Moretz

Author Gayle Forman's 2009 novel If I Stay is getting a film adaptation and everyone's favorite Chloë Moretz is taking on the starring role. Moretz plays Mia Hall, a teenage cello player who must decide between moving a...

Isabelle Magliari

4:00 PM on 04.16.2014

First trailer for Obvious Child, starring Jenny Slate

Obvious Child is one of the films I regret missing out on during SXSW. It stars Jenny Slate, in her first starring role (though she's played numerous, fabulous supporting roles), as a comedienne who's life takes an unexpecte...

Nick Valdez

1:00 PM on 04.16.2014

Netflix Now: Anyone else watching American Idol? Edition

I've really been digging this season of American Idol. Despite the ridiculous amount of cuts to Jennifer Lopez during the performances, most of the contestants this year have been great. And the new judging panel isn't too ba...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 04.16.2014

See A Haunted House 2 early and free

Want to see A Haunted House 2? Well then you're entirely different from me, but considering the first one made enough money to get a sequel some of you are out there and we're glad to give you some passes to it. I'm sure it w...

Matthew Razak





11:00 AM on 04.16.2014

Red Band trailer for Walk of Shame, starring Elizabeth Banks

As Flixist's News Editor, I've seen so many trailers they eventually start bleeding into each other. Premises start sounding the same, jokes sound the same, and then things stop being entertaining. And then there's Walk of S...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 04.16.2014

Magic Mike XXL releasing in July, 2015

We've known that the sequel to Magic Mike was coming for a while now and a few weeks back we learned it would be called Magic Mike XXL. After all why not let all those actors strip off their clothes again for our vi...

Matthew Razak

9:00 AM on 04.16.2014

Paul Walker's brothers stepping in to help with Fast & Furious 7

The Fast and Furious films have always been a guilty pleasure of mine. I don't have to have a reason; they were just a ton of fun. When I set up my first entertainment center, I used the opening race from 2 Fast 2 Furious to ...

Jonathan Wray



Final trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past photo
Final trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past
by Nick Valdez

It looks like they've saved the best trailer for last. As X-Men: Days of Future Past gets closer to its release later this May, we finally have a trailer that is as great looking as the first one. We have a good amount of plot without spoiling any of the details (such as Wolverine's mode of time travel), some neat character shout outs (and a good, hard look at Quicksilver in stupid looking googles motion), and the set pieces are full of zazz. Oh and those Sentinels look fantastic. 

Fox may have trouble with its posters, but these trailers really make the X-Men pop. I'm hoping the film can live up to this. X-Men: Days of Future Past opens May 23rd.

And while you're waiting, why not give the Flixist X-Cast a listen? It's good stuff. 

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4:00 PM on 04.15.2014

First trailer for Intramural, a sports parody featuring SNL cast members

I'm not the biggest fan of sports movies as they all tend to look the same. But every once in a while, something new comes along and manages to rock the sports genre with its uniqueness. Intramural might make it close to tha...

Nick Valdez

2:00 PM on 04.15.2014

New Releases, week of 4/19/14: Ride Wit Me Edition

Looks like we've finally left the Oscar season as this week's home video releases range from interesting to, well, Ride Along. First off, there's Philomena, Wrong Cops, and The Secret Life of Papa John's KFC's Cinnabon's...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 04.15.2014

Hans Zimmer returns for Batman vs. Superman

In news that should shock no one -- he scored Man of Steel, all three Nolan Bat films and probably enjoys getting payed money -- Hans Zimmer has confirmed that he'll be returning for Batman vs. Superman. The prolifi...

Matthew Razak

11:00 AM on 04.15.2014

First trailer for A Most Wanted Man, starring Phillip Seymour Hoffman

A Most Wanted Man looks to be a great film that is going to fly under a lot of folks' radars. It's got everything you want. It's based on a novel, it's a spy thriller, and it stars Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Willem Dafoe, and ...

Nick Valdez

9:00 AM on 04.15.2014

Trailer: Maps to the Stars

By now, we all know that there's plenty of reasons for the rich and famous to be miserable. The cost of fame is high, and it can ripple through generations. That looks to be what David Cronenberg's new film Maps to the Stars...

Sean Walsh



First official trailer for David Fincher's Gone Girl photo
First official trailer for David Fincher's Gone Girl
by Jonathan Wray

The first trailer for David Fincher's highly anticipated adaptation of Gillian Flinn's 2012 novel Gone Girl has finally appeared online. Starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl tells the story of the search for Amy Dunne, who has gone missing on their fifth anniversary. One of the prime suspects is her own husband, Nick Dunne.

This will be the tenth film directed by David Fincher, whose credits include Panic Room, Se7en, The Game, Fight Club, The Social Network, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

Trent Reznor will team up with David Fincher for the third time to score the film. He previously partnered with Fincher to score The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and The Social Network.

There's a very short list of directors that I trust to turn whatever they're given into gold, and David Fincher's name is on that list. Fincher plans to deviate from the book, including giving the story a brand new ending. Did Nick Dunne kill his wife? Find out in theaters on October 3rd.

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8:00 PM on 04.14.2014

Michael Bay drops some Trans4mers plot details

Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Transformers: Age of Extinction director Michael Bay clarified some key aspects of the film's plot; specifically the character Lockdown. Lockdown is an interesting character. He travels the ...

Mike Cosimano





12:00 PM on 04.14.2014

Box Office Numbers: Try and Stop Us

For the second week in a row, Captain America: The Winter Soldier takes the top spot at the box office raking in just over $41 million. Coming in at an extremely close second is Rio 2, with $39 million. It nearly took the who...

Nick Valdez

11:00 AM on 04.14.2014

See Transcendence early and free

Johnny Depp as a computer mind should be pretty interesting, right? I'm thinking so. While the concept behind Transcendence isn't crazy original its execution sounds like it will be. I'm very interested in it, especially...

Matthew Razak