Que lindo
Although advertisements for The Book of Life really didn't kick in until a few months before its release, I've been eagerly anticipating the film for a bevy of reasons. It's produced by Guillermo Del Toro (thus giving it a pe... read feature

The Book of Life Trailer

Trailer for The Book of Life continues to look bueno

Aug 08
The Book of Life, produced by Guillermo Del Toro and directed by Jorge Gutierrez (who once created one of my favorite cartoons ever, El Tigre), looks absolutely stunning. I've completely fallen for this Die de Muertos film s... read
Book of Life Trailer

First official trailer for the Del Toro produced animated film, The Book of Life

May 30
The Book of Life is definitely on my list of films to keep an eye out for. Produced by Guillermo Del Toro and directed by Jorge R. Gutierrez (who created one of my favorite past Nickelodeon cartoons, El Tigre, which Book of ... read
"Bien es mal. Excelente es bien."
Growing up as a young Latino boy in San Antonio, Texas, I've had quite a few experiences with Mariachi groups. There was a Mariachi club in my high school, and on several occasions, my great uncle would hire groups to sing at... read feature

Cesar Chavez

First trailer for Cesar Chavez, starring Michael Pena

Si se puede.
Jan 22
Latinos don't have a lot of widely accepted historical icons. While we have our own, few have their names reach outside the Latino community. For example, Cesar Chavez was a farm worker in the 60s who organized a strike. Whe... read
PA: The Marked Ones

First Paranormal Activity: Marked Ones trailer Mexican't

Actividad Paranormal
Oct 17
A Latin flavored Paranormal Activity spin off has been in the works for some time now, and every time more news of it broke, we at Flixist made fun guessing how many stereotypes were going to be exploited in the final produc... read
Bigger budget, bigger kills...bigger boobs.
It's a miracle Machete Kills even exists. It's a sequel to a film originally based on a joke trailer before Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino's Grindhouse. With that in mind, it was easy to forgive potential flaws i... read feature

Machete Kills

Machete Kills poster and huge batch of images are killer

Featuring sexy Michelle Rodriguez, sexy Amber Heard, sexy Mel Gibson and Sex Machine (!!!!)
Sep 09
I'm stupidly hyped for Machete Kills. Sure the last trailer had some wonkiness which tempered my expectations a bit, but I'm on the edge of my seat nonetheless. In the gallery you'll find the poster for Machete Kills (which j... read
Machete Kills Trailer

Second Machete Kills trailer certainly kills

"Machete don't Tweet"
Aug 05
Robert Rodriguez's Machete Kills is gearing up to be a splendidly cheesetastic sequel to 2010's Machete. It amps up the Mexican pride, hilarious deaths, and number of beautiful women. With this second trailer, we get more of... read
Machete Kills

This Machete Kills poster has Michelle Rodriguez on it

Jun 03
Michelle Rodriguez, known as "Tanktop Jesus" round these parts for her glorious ability to die in almost every movie she's been in and somehow is revived several sequels later, graces the newest poster (as She) for Robert Rod... read
Machete Kills Trailer

Trailer: Machete Kills

First trailer for Machete Kills, um, kills.
May 30
Update: An English version of this trailer was released. You can watch that below. Despite the narration and most of the trailer being in Spanish (well, because Machete), there's plenty of stuff to hook you to the first trai... read
Machete Kills

Charlie Sheen finally goes Estevez for Machete Kills

This is pretty big news...since it's currently 2010.
May 29
Until the elusive first trailer for Machete Kills pops up online officially, we'll have to survive with juicy tidbits. Like the rest of Robert Rodriguez's madcap casting, Charlie Sheen was cast as the President of the United ... read
Disney and them Mexicans

Disney nearly trademarked a Mexican holiday

Before deciding offending an entire race and culture was a bad idea.
May 08
For the two of you who aren't aware, I'm a 6'3 Spanish-Mexican-American Indian. I've been waiting forever for a Disney film to explore any part of that culture. I would've preferred a Spanish Disney Princess that isn't Sophia... read
A nostalgic reflection on love from three different generations.
[From March 9th - 17th, Flixist will be providing coverage from South by Southwest 2013 in Austin, TX.  Prepare yourselves for reviews, interviews, features, photos, videos, and all types of shenanigans!] Love ... read feature

New Machete Kills poster shows off Sophia Vergara's guns

Mar 07
We've known for awhile that Robert Rodriguez's Machete Kills is going to filled to the brim with sexy chicas and dangerous levels of cheese, but we just didn't know how far it would get. By the looks of this new poster featur... read
Broken Lizard says it's going to happen, it's just a matter of when
A sequel to 2001's Super Troopers looks like it's good to go. Kevin Heffernan (Car Ramrod!) revealed that Super Troopers 2 was ready to Guy Speed: There will be a Super Troopers sequel. We put it off for a while and then cam... read feature

Flixistentialism 10 - Poop Taco

Geoffrey really outdoes himself on this one
Feb 28
On this weeks episode of Flixistentialism, Nick becomes the new new old Nick, we swear to pineapples, Geoffrey purchases a questionable taco, we discuss The Oscars, and we uncover a dark dark secret about Geoffrey that drives Nick to the brink of insanity (Hint: it involves Gabriel Iglesias). read
"Lo que quería era solamente ser un mariachi como mis antepasados..."
[The Cult Club is where Flixist's writers expound the virtues of their favourite underground classics, spanning all nations and genres. It is a monthly series of articles looking at what made those films stand out from the pa... read feature

Alejandro Inarritu directing a comedy called Birdman

Dec 10
Though Alejando González Iñárritu is best known for films the films Amores Perros, 21 Grams, and Babel, now he's going to try his hand at comedy with the film Birdman. Co-written with Nicolas Giacobone, A... read

Trailer: The Girl

Dec 07
The Girl (which unfortunately shares a name with an upcoming Hitchcock film on HBO) stars Abbie Cornish (Sucker Punch) as she loses her child to Social Services. To earn some extra money she becomes a Coyote, someone who is ... read

New photo of Alexa Vega spices up Machete Kills

Nov 08
Right now, I'm not sure how to feel. While the first Machete was amazingly badass, Machete Kills looks to take what was great about the first and put the "exploit" in exploitation. I hope I didn't make it sound like that's a ... read

[Flixist will be attending the 48th Chicago International Film Festival over the next few weeks. Be sure to follow along as we bring you coverage from the longest-running competitive international film festival in the country... read feature

Watch Sofia Vergara get sexy on the set of Machete Kills

Jul 06
Sofia Vergara is one of numerous sexy ladies who will be starring alongside Danny Trejo in Robert Rodriguez's Machete Kills, which is the sequel to 2010's Machete. Vergara's son Manolo hosts his own online reality series cal... read

Lee Unkrich's next Pixar movie about Dia de los Muertos

Apr 25
Taking a brief hiatus after Toy Story 3, director Lee Unkrich has announced his next project for Pixar: a movie about Dia de los Muertos. Unkrich says on his Twitter that the movie will be set in the world of the Day of the D... read
The rusty blade of Alejandro Jodorowsky's imagination
[The Cult Club is where Flixist's writers expound the virtues of their favourite underground classics, spanning all nations and genres. It is a monthly series of articles looking at what made those films stand out from the pa... read feature

Machete Kills poster has Danny Trejo looking ferocious

Feb 09
Ferocious and bloody. Just the other day it was announced that Robert Rodriguez's fake-trailer spinoff Machete would be getting a sequel - Machete Kills. Now we already have a promo poster for the movie! Machete is an amazing... read

Casa De Mi Padre poster features Will Farrell's face

Dec 07
Casa De Mi Padre (House of My Father) is an upcoming all-Spanish movie starring Will Farrell as Armando Alvarez, a guy who has lived and worked at his father's ranch in Mexico his whole life. When his brother Raul brings home... read

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