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12:00 PM on 03.06.2015

FlixList: The Top 10 Movie Robots

[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,...

Nick Valdez

8:00 AM on 09.11.2013

Is this Godzilla's new face?

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 ...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 09.02.2013

This is the End getting re-released in theaters soon

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...

Nick Valdez

8:00 PM on 08.30.2013

Kurt Russell in talks for Fast & Furious 7

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 ...

Nick Valdez

3:00 PM on 08.21.2013

Rambo TV show in development, possibly starring Stallone

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...

Nick Valdez

8:00 AM on 08.01.2013

Flix for Short: Truth in Journalism

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...

Nick Valdez

7:00 PM on 07.24.2013

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

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...

Nick Valdez

Brutal, badass first trailer for Donnie Yen's Special ID photo
Brutal, badass first trailer for Donnie Yen's Special ID
by Hubert Vigilla

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 Man 3D. On top of all that, there's Special ID, a gritty crime thriller that looks absolutely badass.

Just feast your eyes on this first trailer for Special ID. Rather than rely on cheesy effects shots, thumping music, and too much BWAAAM, Special ID makes an impact through crazy-ass stuntwork and a nice mix of silence and sound. The film will feature fights with Ken Lo (Drunken Master II) and Andy On (The Lost Bladesman, New Police Story), but the highlight will be a battle between Yen and Colin Chou. Yen and Chou's previous one-on-one in Flash Point is easily one of Donnie Yen's best fights.

A teaser poster for Special ID is in the gallery. Special ID will open in China in October. We'll keep you posted on any international release plans.

[via Twitch]

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1:00 PM on 07.22.2013

Godzilla reboot gets new poster and monster info

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...

Nick Valdez

Superman to team up with Batman in Man of Steel sequel photo
Superman to team up with Batman in Man of Steel sequel
by Nick Valdez

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 (confirmed shortly after news of MoS's success) is now being developed as a Superman/Batman film (which I Am Legend hilariously predicted many years ago) with Zack Snyder returning to direct, David S. Goyer returning as writer, Christopher Nolan as Executive Producer, and is scheduled to release Summer 2015.

Since this is a sequel, Henry Cavill will return as Superman (with Amy Adams, Lawrence Fisburne, and Diane Lane to return to their respective roles). And while Superman is set, the new Batman is not. Since Christian Bale isn't returning, and DC itself stated that it's time to move past Nolan's trilogy, the new Batman actor (or his role in the film) has yet to be decided.

But we all know why Batman is there. He's there to stop the inhuman monster who allowed an entire city to die. And really if this is what Snyder planned all along (and Man of Steel is secretly the Batman reboot), Man of Steel was absolutely genius.

UPDATED: We've added the high-res logo for Superman/Batman 2015 in the gallery. Contrast and compare.

[via Collider; Comic Book Resources]

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5:00 PM on 07.15.2013

Godzilla reboot gets a poster I need in my life already

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...

Nick Valdez

11:00 AM on 06.24.2013

Trailer: Gatchaman

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...

Nick Valdez

11:00 AM on 06.03.2013

This Machete Kills poster has Michelle Rodriguez on it

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...

Nick Valdez

8:00 AM on 06.03.2013

Expendables 3 adds Cage, Chan, Snipes and Jovovich

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...

Nick Valdez

Review: Fast & Furious 6 photo
Review: Fast & Furious 6
by Nick Valdez

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 future with part seven, however, the sixth entry in the series needs to succeed and somehow live up to the madness its predecessor thrived in. 

Where Fast & Furious (2009) and Fast Five sought to turn the series into a set of bank heists and crime dramas, Fast & Furious 6 takes the first step into serious action movie territory. A genre that isn't limited to "vehicular warfare" as the characters take notable steps out of their vehicles. It's a bold, smarter step for the growing series. 

Well, smart enough to enjoy how Ludacris this all is anyway. 

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4:00 PM on 05.06.2013

Silver Samurai gets solo poster

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...

Logan Otremba

10:00 AM on 04.25.2013

Flix for Short: Giant God Warrior Appears in Tokyo

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...

Nick Valdez

1:00 PM on 03.29.2013

UPDATE 2: New Pacific Rim Jaeger posters are gorgeous

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...

Nick Valdez

2:00 PM on 03.12.2013

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

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...

Nick Valdez

11:00 AM on 03.11.2013

Flix for Short: Timeless Man

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...

Nick Valdez

11:00 AM on 03.08.2013

UPDATE: Even more Catching Fire character portraits

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...

Nick Valdez

Flixist Awards 2012: The Pterodactyl photo
Flixist Awards 2012: The Pterodactyl
by Alec Kubas-Meyer

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 took it handily, but this year there's much tougher competition, both literally and figuratively. There's law-enforcers and law-breakers, time travelers, and even the one dude who can literally break Batman. It was really one hell of a year for awesome characters.

All of the nominees really are pterodactyls in their own right, but only one can truly represent Flixist's official dinosaur.

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