Check it out: new poster art company FAMP Art to release City of God posters

Aug 20
Perhaps riding on Mondo's coattails, a new poster company based out of New York will be debuting next month. FAMP Art claims it wants to "bridge the gap between pop culture art and art-house cinema, focusing on films that don... read
Caligari Restoration photo
The somnambulist never looked so good.
If you haven't seen the 1920 classic The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, you need to fix that immediately. Conveniently, it's out of copyright, so I've embedded it below. But like most films from back then, it doesn't look so good.... read feature

Re-releases photo

Forrest Gump and Ghostbusters re-releasing in theaters this September

"Sorry I had a fight in the middle of your Black Panther party."
Jun 06
Forrest Gump is one of my top ten movies of all time. It's probably in the top five too. It's just something I can watch over and over again without fault. Ghostbusters is something I'll watch again for sure, but not nearly a... read

Gallery 1988 to bring traveling Ghostbusters art show to NY, LA, Chicago and SDCC

Apr 04
As fans still reel at the loss of actor and writer Harold Ramis, here's something for Ghostbusters fans to look forward to -- in celebration of the movie's 30th anniversary, LA based pop culture art gallery Gallery 1988 is or... read
Animated Short Films photo
Animated Short Films

A look at the 2014 Oscar Nominated Animated Short Films

Reactions, predictions, and spoilers!
Feb 19
One easily overlooked part of the flurry of The Academy Awards is the shorts sections. Perhaps they seem less interesting or less consequential due to their bite-size nature, but to me, short films are often all the more acce... read

Watch a clip from new Mickey Mouse cartoon Get A Horse!

Feb 12
Get A Horse! is the Disney short film that has been playing before Disney's newest feature-length movie, Frozen, in theaters. Directed by Lauren MacMullan, Get A Horse! is a hand-drawn homage to classic Mickey Mouse cartoons... read
NO Wonderful Life sequel photo
Thank you, Santa!
It's A Wonderful Life is commonly known as a quintessential classic Christmas movie. The black and white 1940s movie has been loved for decades and for many people watching it is an annual Christmas tradition. So when news br... read feature

Like Die Hard, but with poltergeist
Hey guys, it's October! You know what that means: Halloween is right around the corner! As such, we will be bringing you some of our favorite horror film suggestions, in the hopes that they will lead to some sleepless nights... read feature


Mondo to relase poster series of Disney classic DuckTales

Not pony tails or cotton tails!
Aug 27
Mondo is once again creatively tapping into the current twenty-something generation's nostalgia with a poster series of the beloved late-1980s Disney cartoon (and movie) DuckTales. With art from several staple Mondo artists s... read

Wizard of Oz getting 3D re-release

Runs for one week starting Sept. 20
Jun 04
It's hard to imagine how stunning The Wizard of Oz must have been to someone seeing it on the big scree 75 years ago. The incredible color and spectacle weren't really matched back then, but for a modern audience seeing the c... read

Check out these remade original trilogy Star Wars posters

May 16
An artist and illustrator who goes by the name Old Red Jalopy recently created these awesome posters for the original Star Wars trilogy; A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and The Return of the Jedi, in the style of other ic... read

Check out the 10ft Robocop statue going up in Detroit

May 14
Just when you think the world couldn't get any more awesome, we finally have pictures of the glorious statue of Robocop that's going to be placed in the city of Detroit. Detroit is were the original movie takes place and thus... read

This Is Spinal Tap soundtrack getting reissued on vinyl

The tracklist goes to 11
May 10
This Is Spinal is one of the best movies of the 1980s and one my my favorite movies of all time. It's still the grandaddy of the mockumentary genre, and I don't think it'll be topped in terms of execution or sheer quality. Th... read

Cleopatra getting 50th anniversary re-releases

May 06
Cleopatra, the epic film known as much for its off screen issues as it was for its grandeur, is turning 50 this year and 20th Century Fox isn't about to miss out on the opportunity to celebrate it. They've remastered the... read

Watch the trailer for a 1926 Great Gatsby silent film

Apr 11
Baz Luhrmann will be the newest director to try his hand at creating a cinematic adaptation of the classic American novel The Great Gatsby, but he definitely isn't the first. Only one year after F. Scott Fitzgerald novel was... read

Two dozen Akira Kurosawa films free on Hulu this weekend

Classics from a master
Mar 22
If you're sitting at home wondering exactly what the hell you're going to do with yourself for the next 48 hours, you may want take Hulu up on its offer this weekend. In celebration of the acclaimed director's 103rd birthday ... read

Trailer: Much Ado About Nothing

Whedonites and Shakespeare fans rejoice!
Mar 08
After director Joss Whedon's mega block-buster The Avengers last year, he decided to tone it down a bit for his next project. It's a bit of a palate cleanser - Much Ado About Nothing is an adaption of the classic Shakespeare... read

MGM to reboot The Incredible Shrinking Man

Richard Matheson and his son will collaborate on the film
Feb 14
MGM is going to reboot The Incredible Shrinking Man, one of the best sci-fi films of the 1950s. The movie was based on a novel by Richard Matheson, the 86-year-old genre maestro also responsible for I Am Legend and the Twilig... read

You're a mean one Mr. Grinch. Animated reboot planned

How many times can Christmas be stolen?
Feb 08
Universal and Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me) have banded together to take another crack at Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas, a holiday classic that's already seen a big screen adaption in the way of Ron H... read
Considering The Quiet Man photo
Extremely problematic and yet somehow charming
There's a great piece by Jonathan Lethem about John Ford's The Searchers, the classic Oscar-winning western starring John Wayne. The gist: I like this movie, but boy, given some of the content, maybe I really shouldn't. Lethe... read feature

Wake in Fright photo
On holiday in a private hell -- go on, have a drink, mate
I've always wanted to delve deeper into the world of Ozploitation movies (exploitation films from Australia). I have a major fondness for Mad Max, The Road Warrior, Turkey Shoot (aka Escape 2000), and Razorback, and my intere... read feature


Sol Yurick, writer of “The Warriors” novel, dies at 87

Can you dig it?
Jan 11
Sol Yurick passed away last Saturday in Manhattan at the age of 87. According to his daughter, the cause was complications of lung cancer. Before he wrote “The Warriors,” he worked as a social investigator with th... read

Check out the original Star Wars trilogy as maps

Jan 02
These awesome posters were made by artist Andrew DeGraff for an upcoming two person show featuring DeGraff and fellow artist Bennett Slater. The show will be at Gallery 1988, which we've talked about before. In these works De... read

New Great Gatsby posters show off 1920s glamour

Dec 18
Continuing with the eye-candy as only Baz Lurhman can, these three character posters for 2013's The Great Gatsby premiered online today. Featuring actresses Elizabeth Debicki and Ilsa Fisher as well as actor Joel Edgerton, ea... read
Insert your favorite "Come out and play" reference here.
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 pac... read feature

A classic 1964 film about fighting for dignity in the deep south
[This review was originally posted as part of our 2012 New York Film Festival coverage. It has been reposted to coincide with the week-long theatrical release of the film in New York City.] In a lot of social message movies t... read feature


Ghostbusters 3 possibly filming as early as next summer

And in other news, pigs everywhere are obtaining pilot licenses
Oct 18
It almost seems cruel to post news about the long purported Ghostbusters 3 because nothing ever comes to fruition, no matter how many drafts of the script are written or how many times Dan Aykroyd reassures us ... read

Universal Monsters to creep into Mondo's gallery

Oct 15
Mondo, the collectible movie art distributor and gallery branch of Austin's fabled Alamo Drafthouse theater, has announced that their upcoming end-of-October gallery show will feature works centered around iconic "Universal M... read

Bloggers Wanted: Bond Month!

Oct 01
Hey guess what! It's Bond Month! In honor of Skyfall, the new James Bond movie coming out this month-ish, and because we've got some crazy James Bond fans on staff around here, we've decided to dedicate an entire month to Jam... read

"Removie" posters reimagine movies with a letter missing

Sep 10
Inspired by an internet meme in which people take a letter out of a film title for silly results, Dublin artist Austin Richards and copywriter Des Creedon have created these "removie" posters based on the one letter removal idea. The posters are surprisingly funny, with movie titles such as "Harry Otter" and "Dawn of the Dad". You can check out their dedicated tumblr for more! [via Laughing Squid] read

Another director attached to Fox's Frankenstein

Sep 05
It seems suitably ironic that the reboot of the classic movie about a reanimated monster seems to have fresh life breathed into it with each new director and studio that takes it on. Fox's version of Frankenstein's monster&nb... read

Once Upon a Time in America screenings delayed

Aug 03
How did I miss this? At Cannes this year, a new cut of Sergio Leone's final film Once Upon a Time in America was screened, featuring 25 minutes of previously deleted footage. However, the print is going out of circulatio... read

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