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Stan Lee teaches cameo school


Prepare to be advertised to
Apr 28
// Matthew Razak
Fair warning, this is very clearly an ad for Audi and Avengers: Age of Ultron, but it's pretty priceless. Stan Lee has been rocking the cameo since Marvel movies began and now he's teaching his craft to others. Usually these ...
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Monster University got in touch with me today


Had almost forgotten I was an alum
Apr 02
// Matthew Razak
It's not everyday you get word from your old alma mater, but today I came home and found myself with a newsletter, decal and letter from the dean of The School of Scaring at Monster University. Ahhh, I remember my days fondly...
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Ad company recuts movie trailers using Vine app


Apparently Vine trailers are the new thing.
Mar 29
// Liz Rugg
Earlier this week, director James Mangold tweeted a six second trailer for his upcoming The Wolverine using Twitter's new video loop creator, the iPhone app Vine. The post has caused a bit of a stir in the trailer-making comm...
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Check out motion poster for Star Trek Into Darkness


Feb 18
// Logan Otremba
Paramount has just released a new motion poster for Star Trek Into Darkness which basically combines the narration from the teaser trailer with the imagery in the teaser poster. While it isn't anything that we haven't seen or...

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Park Chan-wook's Stoker wants you to share some .gifs


Nov 30
// Alec Kubas-Meyer
I don't know anything about Park Chan-wook's American debut. I know it has a cool poster, Hubert liked the trailer, and the score is going to be awesome, but I really don't know anything about the story. Does it have to do wi...
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Flix for Short: The LEGO Story


Aug 13
// Alex Katz
Ok, first thing's first: this is basically just a seventeen-minute ad for LEGO products. That's just a fact. That said, it's a very well-made little short film, featuring some pretty wonderful 3D animation. It's very Pixar-e...
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Abandon all hope: Martin Scorcese hawks iPhone 4S, Siri


Jul 24
// Alex Katz
You ever just need to have a good, long cry? This is one of those moments.
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Trailer: Branded


May 31
// Andres Bolivar
The trailer for Branded is all kinds of unsettling for me. Other than the fact it contains jovial fatties and Leelee Sobieski's weird face, it takes place in dystopian future in which aliens invisible to the ...
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Real dogs act out iconic Lady and the Tramp scene


Feb 15
// Geoff Henao
As if all of you romantics out there weren't already hungover from all things red and heart-shaped, Disney themselves have released this live-action reenactment of the iconic "first kiss" scene from Lady and the Tramp. Feedi...
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The "Ferris Bueller" Honda ad is Sloane-less, very sad


Jan 30
// Alex Katz
Rather than just adding in my comments to this, I'm going to share with you the comments the other Flixist editors had after viewing this. "Abe Froman, Sell-Out King of Chicago...I can't wait for Jon Cryer to reprise his rol...
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Ad for Hunger Games nail polish seeks to make you evil


Dec 22
// Liz Rugg
Hunger Games heroine Katniss may not be into getting her nails done, but that isn't about to stop Lionsgate and nail polish company China Glaze from pushing out a new line of nail polish based off of twelve Districts of Panem...
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Hunger Games puzzle poster revealed


Dec 16
// Liz Rugg
Yesterday morning, Lionsgate celebrated the fact that there's only 100 days left until the cinematic wonderment The Hunger Games is released to theaters by holding a competition. The game (get it?) was to see who could find h...
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New behind the scenes Muppets featurette


Nov 10
// Liz Rugg
Over the past day or so -- since Brett Ratner and Eddie Murphy resigned as producer and host of the 2012 Oscars, respectively -- the world (internet) has seen an explosion of the mostly grass-roots movement to get the Muppet...
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The Darkest Hour motion poster


Sep 14
// Liz Rugg
So there's this thing now called a "motion poster". I hadn't heard of one before, but they're actually pretty cool! It plays like a video and you can start, stop, fast-forward and rewind it with your keyboard, but the way it'...
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A wild Christopher Llyod appears, uh, again! You might remember the story we covered a few weeks back about a random Argentinian commercial featuring none other than Doc Brown and the time machine being produced in Argentina...

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Warner Bros makes live bacteria billboard for Contagion


Sep 09
// Liz Rugg
I just think this is so cool. Warner Brothers Pictures Canada has teamed up with advertising agency Lowe Roche and production company CURB Media to create this amazing billboard in Toronto, Canada for their movie Contagion (i...
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Weinstein disses ABC with trailer for Our Idiot Brother


Aug 26
// Bob Muir
For some reason, ABC is refusing to air a commercial trailer for Our Idiot Brother unless they make certain cuts. While Harvey Weinstein is totally fine with making cuts to The King's Speech to make it sell better, he is dra...
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Fox makes Marcy Martha May Marlene monolith


Aug 26
// Bob Muir
It was cool when Fox Searchlight put out some stylish QR code posters for Martha Marcy May Marlene, an upcoming film about a young girl who joins a cult in the woods. Scanning the QR codes generates two new trailers, a neat m...
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Whiskey Business


Jul 23
// Sam Membrino
Although you may not have known it at the time, chances are you have seen some lesser-known works by famous directors. Not movies, or even tv shows, but other, everyday encounters that exposed you to some of Hollywood's busie...
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Watch the first (really) brief clips from Breaking Dawn


Jun 02
// Matthew Razak
Did you hear that? That was the sound of my fiancee squealing with joy as she watched this ever-so-brief advertisement that features some even more ever-so-brief clips of Breaking Dawn, the impending conclusion to the Twilig...
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How to make a movie: step one - read this flowcart


Apr 14
// Liz Rugg
These awesome flowcharts by French advertising and design group Les Graphiquants show with tongue-in-cheek wit how to make five different types of movies; action, animation, horror, short film, and porn. The charts are pretty...

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