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Sharknado 3 has a title


Third movie in SyFy straight-to-TV franchise will air July 22
Mar 18
You'd think two movies about weather-related shark attacks would be more than enough to last the human race until our surely-impending end, but sometimes the world is a funny place. Despite all logic, a third Sharknado f... read
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You already have a great DC universe in your hands...don't blow it.
(Spoiler alert ahead.) Dear Warner Brothers, You don't know who I am, but that's okay. I'm just another avid comic fan who is excited about the prospect of a cinematic universe that could possibly counter the Marvel Cinematic... read feature

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Somebody's making a Friday the 13th TV series


why
Apr 25
Look, it does not matter who's producing the pilot (nobody you've heard of) or which network will pick this up. I could regale you with tales of what this show will be about or when it'll take place. But you don't really care... read
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Locke and Key movie execs wary of three-year-old TV pilot


There's going to be a Locke & Key trilogy. Or else.
Nov 20
How did I miss that they'd announced a Locke & Key trilogy? What is quite possibly my favorite self-contained comic series (a scant one issue away from it's conclusion, due out NEXT WEEK), by one of my absolute favor... read
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If you like Alan Partridge, you'll like Alan Partridge
British comedy has a fine tradition of endlessly watchable twits. Off the top of my head, some of my favorites are Basil Fawlty of Fawlty Towers, Arnold Rimmer of Red Dwarf, David Brent of The Office, and Alan Partridge of wa... read feature

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New Pee-wee Herman film likely to shoot in 2014 (finally)


Today's secret word is "CHRYSANTHEMUM"
Aug 08
It's been more than a year since we last heard about the new Pee-wee Herman movie produced by Judd Apatow, but according to a recent interview with Paul Reubens in the LA Times, it looks like it's going to happen soon. Finall... read
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So this poster for Sharknado is a thing


Enough said!
Jul 01
What more can I say other than this is a poster for the upcoming made for Syfy movie, Sharknado. It is somehow both the best and worst thing I've ever seen. It seems to be a tornado made out of sharks, or is a tornado that he... read
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The rise and fall of an American scream
I was only eight years old when Morton Downey Jr. was at the height of his popularity (roughly 1988-1989). It would be at least another five years before I got into Downey's protégés like Richard Bey and Jerry S... read feature

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It'll blue you away... Maeby.
Like a large number of people, I didn't take Arrested Development's cancellation well. To be fair, I preferred to catch the show on DVD rather than watch it during Fox broadcasts because of my personal preference of TV digest... read feature

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If Veronica Mars can do it, why can't these?
So you all know that a Veronica Mars movie is Kickstarted and happening and still making money. Chances are, it will end up being the most successful Kickstarter of all time. That's exciting, for a lot of reasons, none o... read feature

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24 film not going ahead


'Witty time based pun'
Mar 14
Apparently the 24 TV series will probably not see a big-screen debut anytime soon. Old Kiefs, according to Training Day director Antoine Fuqua, just couldn't get a "proper agreement" with Fox to go ahead with the fi... read
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Stanley Kubrick's unmade historical epic is now Steven Spielberg's project
Napoleon was supposed to be Stanley Kubrick's follow-up to 2001: A Space Odyssey. The movie almost happened. Extensive research was done, costumes were made, the screenplay was written, locations were scouted, names were thro... read feature

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Flix for Short: The Office: An Unexpected Journey


The Office UK + The Hobbit = Something better than the Peter Jackson movie
Jan 07
Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey continues to thrive at the box office. While I had a lot of problems with the film's flabby storytelling, there was one thing about the movie that was perfect: Martin Freeman... read
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Flix for (not so) Short: Threads


It's the end of the world as we know it, and we're all gonna die
Nov 30
With the end of the world coming up (so say the Mayans, who were clearly never wrong about anything), here's an apocalyptic installment of Flix for (not so) Short. Threads was a 1984 BBC-produced film written by Barry Hines ... read
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Johnny Carson biopic in the works


Nov 14
It's surprising that Johnny Carson hasn't had a biopic yet. It's probably due to his private nature during his life, and perhaps his estate's attempt to maintain that. Closest we got we got, if memory serves, is Carson as a s... read
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...Maeby
As attractive, young adults, the Flixist staff is made up of huge Arrested Development fans. While we've previously reported on the happenings of the upcoming season, further news has come out directly from the mouth of ... read feature

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Paramount wants Justin Timberlake for Baywatch


Jun 20
Because nobody was asking for it, Paramount is reportedly after Justin Timberlake for the lead in a Baywatch film. Long in development, the movie centers around a disgraced Olympic swimmer who tries out for a lifeguard positi... read
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Sesame Street: The Movie is a thing that's happening through 20th Century Fox. The show's longtime writer Joey Mazzarino will be writing the film's script. Obviously no word on story, and Fox has yet to comment on the project... read feature

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Two short Toy Story TV specials planned for 2013 and 2014


Jun 07
Are you still wiping your tears away from Toy Story 3's ending? Are your DVDs, Blu-Rays, and VHS tapes getting worn out because you're worried you'd never see your favorite toys again? FEAR NOT, for Disney and Pixar have just... read
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Shawn Levy developing Deadliest Warrior movie


Feb 24
There was a period a couple months ago where I burned through all of the episodes of Deadliest Warrior on Netflix. I'd just have it going in the background while getting other work done, and the show would always follow the s... read
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The Matrix producer's Ben 10 finds a screenwriter


Jan 31
Joel Silver produced not only The Matrix (and its sequels), but loads of other films since the 80's, such as Weird Science, Predator, Die Hard, V for Vendetta and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang... That being said, he's also produced stu... read






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