Stan Lee teaches cameo school

Prepare to be advertised to
Apr 28
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 ... read

Monster University got in touch with me today

Had almost forgotten I was an alum
Apr 02
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... read

Ad company recuts movie trailers using Vine app

Apparently Vine trailers are the new thing.
Mar 29
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... read

Check out motion poster for Star Trek Into Darkness

Feb 18
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... read

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

Nov 30
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... read

Flix for Short: The LEGO Story

Aug 13
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... read

Abandon all hope: Martin Scorcese hawks iPhone 4S, Siri

Jul 24
You ever just need to have a good, long cry? This is one of those moments. read

Trailer: Branded

May 31
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 ... read

Real dogs act out iconic Lady and the Tramp scene

Feb 15
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... read

The "Ferris Bueller" Honda ad is Sloane-less, very sad

Jan 30
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... read

Ad for Hunger Games nail polish seeks to make you evil

Dec 22
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... read

Hunger Games puzzle poster revealed

Dec 16
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... read

New behind the scenes Muppets featurette

Nov 10
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... read

The Darkest Hour motion poster

Sep 14
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'... read
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... read feature

Warner Bros makes live bacteria billboard for Contagion

Sep 09
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... read

Weinstein disses ABC with trailer for Our Idiot Brother

Aug 26
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... read

Fox makes Marcy Martha May Marlene monolith

Aug 26
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... read

Whiskey Business

Jul 23
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... read

Watch the first (really) brief clips from Breaking Dawn

Jun 02
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... read

How to make a movie: step one - read this flowcart

Apr 14
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... read

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