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This Avengers: Age of Ultron TV spot busts up the joint


Apr 13
I sat through most of the MTV Movie Awards this year. Every year there's a big trailer reveal or something to look forward to, and that's why I'll sit through it for you guys, but this year was a whole lot of nothin' in term... read
Domo arigato, Mister Roboto.
[This feature originally ran with the release of Pacific Rim two years ago, but with the new robot movie Chappie now hitting theaters, I figured it'd be a fun revisit!]  In honor of Pacific Rim releasing July 12, I,... read feature

Godzilla

Is this Godzilla's new face?


(Yes it is.)
Sep 11
Spotted at a licensing event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, a poster for the upcoming reboot of Godzilla, releasing in 2014, seems to have revealed the King of the Mothraf**king Monsters new face. As a courtesy to those who want ... read
This is the End

This is the End getting re-released in theaters soon


The end is back, alright! (Sooner than you think!)
Sep 02
This is the End was the best film of the Summer hands down (Fast & Furious 6 notwithstanding). It brought the biggest surprises, biggest laughs, and most memorable moments (that finale had to be the greatest thing I've se... read
Fast and Furi-YES

Kurt Russell in talks for Fast & Furious 7


TANKS ON TANKS ON SNAKES
Aug 30
While we haven't covered it on here, there have been some major casting additions to the seventh film in the Fast & Furious franchise (which could possibly be a 70s revenge thriller). First UFC fighter Ronda Rousey joins ... read
Rambo TV program

Rambo TV show in development, possibly starring Stallone


"They drew first blood, not TV."
Aug 21
You know how that upcoming Rambo: The Video Game seemingly came out of nowhere? I think we finally know what it's attached to. Stallone has been trying to get another Rambo film off the ground for some time now (it would've i... read
FFS: Truth in Journalism

Flix for Short: Truth in Journalism


Truth in Journalism does a Marvel character right
Aug 01
Truth in Journalism is a lovingly crafted short film set in the Marvel Universe produced by Adi Shankar (who produced films like The Grey and Dredd), directed by Joe Lynch (Knights of Badassdom) , and is 17 minutes of pure a... read
More Rocky movies

Michael B. Jordan to star in Rocky spin-off, Creed


A ROCKY SPINOFF? YEEEEEEEEEEEEE-
Jul 24
First of all, I'd like to go on record as saying the Rocky saga is favorite franchise of all time. More than Godzilla and The Simpsons combined. So when someone says they're making more of them (you guys weren't aro... read
This movie looks tough as hell
Martial arts superstar Donnie Yen has been keeping busy. He's got The Monkey King and Iceman 3D coming out soonish, there's the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon sequel shooting next year, and there's still talk about Ip M... read feature

Gojira Poster

Godzilla reboot gets new poster and monster info


Godzilla has multiple monsters. Pacific Rim is already obsolete.
Jul 22
Ahead of its panel at San Diego Comic Con last weekend, Godzilla premiered two posters. The awesome, artsy one from before and one of Gojira's tail. I may personally prefer Skyscrapersaurus, but I can appreciate how well this... read
Because nothing screams "Superman movie" more than Batman
I'm sure no one guessed DC Comics would take its first concrete steps toward Justice League so soon. But since Man of Steel was a success (despite its problems), I suppose anything is possible now. The sequel to Man of Steel ... read feature

Gojira Poster

Godzilla reboot gets a poster I need in my life already


Lucky Comic-Con jerks
Jul 15
You think Pacific Rim set a new standard for giant monster movies? Don't you dare forget a new Godzilla is coming out next year. To remind all of you that a potentially badass Godzilla movie exists, here's a poster revealed j... read
Gatchaman Trailer

Trailer: Gatchaman


BATTLE OF THE F**KING PLANETS
Jun 24
Super Science Ninja Team Gatchaman (or known as Battle of the Planets in the English version) was one of my dad's favorite cartoons. Naturally this meant that I watched a ton of it myself, so I'm very invested in this (altho... read
Machete Kills

This Machete Kills poster has Michelle Rodriguez on it


SOLD.
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
Expendables 3

Expendables 3 adds Cage, Chan, Snipes and Jovovich


Not a bad day bad day bad day!
Jun 03
Okay, I'm going to type this calmly. You know how awesome The Expendables was when Sylvester Stallone, Ahnuld Schwarzenegger, and Bruce Willis had that one scene together? You know how awesome The Expendables 2 wasn't because... read
Without a doubt the best Fast & Furious
The Fast and Furious series started from humble beginnings and has since grown into the behemoth of explosions, familial bonds, fast cars, and wild stunts folks have grown to love over the years. Before it races into the futu... read feature

Silver Samurai gets solo poster


May 06
Last Saturday, a new poster for director James Mangold’s The Wolverine was released. This time the poster was for the villain in the movie, Silver Samurai. The poster was done in the same watercolor style as the first p... read
Studio Ghibli

Flix for Short: Giant God Warrior Appears in Tokyo


F**K YEAH
Apr 25
What do you get when the director of Neon Genesis Evangelion and animator for Nausicaa Of The Valley The Wind, Anno Hideaki, commissions a short film, gets direction by Higuchi Shinji (animator on Evangelion), and a gia... read
AMERICA

UPDATE 2: New Pacific Rim Jaeger posters are gorgeous


USA! USA! USA! Oh and Australia I guess...
Mar 29
UPDATE 2: Now we've got all five Pacific Rim Jaegers folks! USA's Gipsy Danger and Australia's Striker Eureka! Now that you've seen them all, what do you think? I'm personally hoping they eventually combine and form a Voltron... read
NINJA FIGHT

Two ninjas fight in new G.I. Joe: Retaliation clip


Paramount also changes the release date again
Mar 12
You know how G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra advertised promises of hot Storm Shadow on Snake Eyes action, but all we actually got was them fighting as kids? Well, it looks like the folks at Paramount learned their lesson. Or they'r... read

Flix for Short: Timeless Man


Mar 11
Timeless Man, a loving homage to science fiction staples Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure, Back to the Future, and Quantum Leap, is a short film by Two Joker Films (Brian O'Neill and Paul Bushe) in which Benjamin has trave... read

UPDATE: Even more Catching Fire character portraits


Updated again with Peeta, Gale, and Finnick
Mar 08
UPDATE 2: We now have Peeta (Josh Hutcherson), Gale (one of the Thor brothers) and Finnick (Sam Claflin) portraits in the gallery! And they all look appropriately attractive. This is probably it. If not, expect another update... read
Ultimate badassery
Of our year-end awards, I think that the Pterodactyl is probably my favorite. Looking back on a year's most badass characters is a good way to remind yourself of just good (or bad) a year was. Last year, Ryan Gosling's Driver... read feature

Trailer: Kid's Police


Feb 28
(Oh, Japan.) Based on the TV show of the same name, Kid's Police is a badass 70s-style cop movie with child actors in the lead. And that's all you need to know. The sheer joy and absurdity of the concept puts a goofy smile o... read

Awesome fan builds the Battle of Hoth in his living room


"Hoth? They should call it Coldth!"
Feb 20
Remember when in The Empire Strikes Back how everyone suddenly was on an ice planet for some reason? And then a battle happened for other reasons (i.e it was badass to look at)? Imagine looking at all of that cool action in t... read
Pam Grier herself will be in attendance at several screenings
The Film Society of Lincoln Center is doing a weekend-long retrospective of the films of Pam Grier from March 15th through March 17th. Grier is best known for her work in blaxploitation/exploitation classics like Foxy Brown, ... read feature

"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

Trailer: Fast and Furious 6


Feb 05
After Fast and Furious 6's Super Bowl spot overshadowed the rest of events with its pure testosterawesomeness (obviously causing the blackout), we now have the first full trailer for the film releasing Memorial Day. And may ... read
"We're talking vehicular warfare"
Let the hypest of hype trains continue. How can a few words do justice to the sublime nature of the Super Bowl spot for Fastest and Furiousest Fast and Furious 6 (it's unfortunate official title)? So badass. There's everythi... read feature

Taken director in talks for new Sean Penn led action film


Pierre Morel to turn another actor into an action star
Jan 29
Director Pierre Morel basically made Liam Neeson a badass with Taken. If you don't think a director has that big of an impact just look at Taken 2, which was flat out awful and didn't have Morel directing. Hell, the man even ... read

Let Gary Busey explain exactly what Hobbits are


"Pray for the best, prepare for the worst. Here comes the Hobbits."
Jan 21
Did you see those short guys with hairy feet in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit and think, "just what the hell are these guys?" Lucky for you, Gary Busey knows exactly what they are and took time out of his busy schedul... read

Open Road Films gives Machete Kills a killer release date


Sorry, couldn't help myself.
Jan 16
I'm cray cray looking forward to Robert Rodriguez's Machete Kills. You have returning sexy Danny Trejo, Jessica Alba and Michelle Rodriguez, and the sequel piles on the sexy with a grown up Alexa Vega, Amber Heard (representi... read






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