Quantcast
FLIXIST - Where movie lovers blog.
DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist
  Upgrade your membership





wut?
Subscribe via RSS



10:00 AM on 07.30.2014

First official trailer for Kevin Smith's Tusk

Regardless of our opinions on Kevin Smith here at Flixist, we always seem to find ourselves talking about him. It's because he's managed to turn his few successes into a huge marketing juggernaut with the "Askewniverse," pod...

Nick Valdez




First official trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies photo
First official trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
by Nick Valdez

I love how they're claiming The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is "The Defining Chapter" in the story since the book itself is only a fraction of all of this. In what is most likely the most bloated title of the series, the third film takes place after the events of The Desolation of Smaug as Bilbo finds himself in the middle of a fight between Smaug, Orcs, Sauron, and many other things. 

Sorry, I'm just not into these films so I'm not the proper fellow to tell you why any of this is notable. Help me out, community! The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies hits theaters December 17th. 

view full story + comments




Comic-Con trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 photo
Comic-Con trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
by Nick Valdez

I'm loving the advertising campaign for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 so far. Continuing on with the minimalist teasers is the Comic-Con trailer which contains the first actual footage from the film. Not much is said, but a lot is teased. If I had one qualm about the footage, it's going to take me a bit to get used to Julianne Moore's hair/wig. But I hope that discomfort goes away since I'm still not used to looking at Lawrence's fake hair. 

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 releases November 21st. Here's the cool Comic-Con poster. 

view full story + comments


4:00 PM on 07.22.2014

First teaser for Nightcrawler, starring Jake Gyllenhaal

Whoa, in such a short span of time, this teeny teaser has put Nightcrawler on my watch list. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal as a guy who can't land a job, so he resorts to "nightcrawling" where he investigates crime scenes in...

Nick Valdez

11:00 AM on 07.18.2014

First teaser trailer for Conjuring spin-off, Annabelle

Because I'm feeling far colder toward spin-offs and sequels lately, I still can't believe this exists and is coming to theaters rather than home video. I know production of these films is always quick, but man it feels like ...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 07.16.2014

First teaser trailer for Paradise Lost starring Benecio Del Toro

I was raised to be a huge fan of Benecio Del Toro. My dad loves him because he's one of the first Latino actors to hit the big time, and he wasn't part of the Latin Boom in the mid 90s either (Although that boom did bri...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 07.10.2014

Second The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 teaser keeps the propaganda going

Continuing on with the awesome propaganda-like campaign, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 gives us another President Snow address. This time, however. He's joined by several surprising guests. Once again, this is both a...

Nick Valdez

2:00 PM on 07.03.2014

Japanese teaser for next Ghibli film, When Marnie Was There

Based on Joan G. Robinson's novel of the same name, When Marnie is There is about a lonely little girl who befriends a ghost. I've never read the book myself, but if it's being adapted by Studio Ghibli, I'm sure it's equal p...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 07.03.2014

First teaser trailer for Foxcatcher, starring Steve Carell and Channing Tatum

After a long wait, we finally have the first teaser for Foxcatcher. Of course, it looks absolutely amazing. Channing Tatum stars as gold medal winning wrestler Mark Schultz as he's invited to wealthy man John du Pont's (Stev...

Nick Valdez



First teaser for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 is cooler than you'd expect photo
First teaser for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 is cooler than you'd expect
by Nick Valdez

Rather than go for the conventional teaser trailer that we run on the site everyday, our first look at The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 is much better than I expected. A unique twist on the viral propaganda campaign the film has been running for the last few months, here we have a message from President Snow (Donald Sutherland) explaining why The Capitol is so important. 

If you've read the books, you understand why Snow's with a certain guest in the video. If you haven't then you're going to have so many questions. A cool delivery with a teased mystery? That's the perfect way to make teaser trailers, folks. More please. 

Expect a more conventional trailer to pop up soon given that we're five months away from the film's release. I liked Catching Fire enough, so I can't wait for more. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 releases November 21st. 

view full story + comments




First teaser trailer for Disney/Marvel's Big Hero 6 photo
First teaser trailer for Disney/Marvel's Big Hero 6
by Nick Valdez

After the first images released for Disney Animation's first take on a Marvel comic, Big Hero 6, I've been looking forward to the first teaser. Thankfully, I'm picking up what it's putting down. Although we don't get much story, we do get a big hint of the overall theme. In the teaser, Hiro is trying to turn his cuddly and mushy robot friend Baymax into a hardened battle machine. 

I'm sure that's going to play a bigger role in the film later on as his town of San Franstokyo is in trouble (even if it looks a bit too kid friendly). And after Frozen, I'm entirely confident this is going to be great. Big Hero 6 hits theaters November 7th. 

[via Yahoo]

view full story + comments






12:00 PM on 05.16.2014

First teaser and poster for Disney's live action Cinderella

This first teaser for Kenneth Branagh's live action take on Disney's Cinderella gives really good shoe. The film isn't hitting theaters until 2015, so don't expect major details, but I'm sure it'll involve a stepmother, a ha...

Nick Valdez

1:00 PM on 05.07.2014

First teaser poster for Christopher Nolan's Interstellar

Following last year's teaser for Christopher Nolan's upcoming wormhole opera, Interstellar, word is the first full fledged trailer for the film will be attached to Godzilla. Good news is, it'll probably be online sometime nex...

Nick Valdez



First teaser for the Peanuts movie looks astounding photo
First teaser for the Peanuts movie looks astounding
by Nick Valdez

When news first broke of a CG take of Charles Schulz's Peanuts gang, I was hesitant toward the idea. We've been groomed to automatically dislike animated reboots because the majority of the ones we've had have been lackluster and failed to reach the greatness of the original properties. But we have no reason to worry here.

Since the film's not releasing until 2015, this brief teaser shown during Good Morning America doesn't show much, but it looks fabulous. Just look at that animation! The new movie is said to be respectful toward the original comic (going so far as to use Bill Melendez's voiceover work for Snoopy and Woodstock), so I honestly can't wait.

Peanuts hits theaters November 6th, 2015. 

view full story + comments


3:52 PM on 03.04.2014

First teaser for Paddington Bear makes me want marmalade

As a young child the strange puppet/stop-motion/animated/paper cutout Paddington Bear show was totally my jam. The books were good too, but that show, with its wonderful narration and unique look enticed me. So it's wit...

Matthew Razak

1:00 PM on 02.18.2014

New images and 15 sec. tease for Guardians of the Galaxy

Before tonight's big premiere of the full trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy the fine folks at Marvel's PR department have been dripping out tease. Thus we see some brand new images from the film and the first 15 secon...

Matthew Razak

1:00 PM on 02.13.2014

Melissa McCarthy stars in teaser for Tammy

In Tammy, Melissa McCarthy plays a woman having the worst day of work (and maybe of life) ever, and this prompts her to try to leave town. However, she's car-less and penniless, so she hitches a ride with her grandma, played...

Liz Rugg

1:00 PM on 01.31.2014

First 13 of 300: Rise of an Empire to be shown before 300

So first things first. 300, the first one directed by Zack Snyder, is having an event screening in 10 cities around the country on February 1. Those cities are New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Boston, Dallas, Washi...

Matthew Razak

12:00 PM on 12.20.2013

Two teasers for Transcendence, starring Johnny Depp

I have no idea why Transcendence (starring Johnny Depp and Morgan Freeman) hasn't been on my radar until now. The film sounds perfect for me. It's a science fiction thriller in which Dr. Caster (Johnny Depp) attempts to buil...

Nick Valdez



First teaser trailer for The Expendables 3 photo
First teaser trailer for The Expendables 3
by Nick Valdez

We've been completely in the dark with The Expendables 3. We've heard about all of that ugly stuff behind the scenes about Bruce Willis, the numerous additions to the cast, but no one really knows what's going on. There hasn't been a scrap of promotional material (like posters or images), and the teaser above was dropped on us completely by surprise. 

Of course I'm worried about how the film's going to turn out. Is it rated R again because Chuck Norris isn't coming back? Is replacing Bruce Willis with Harrison Ford a good move even if Ford is a sad old man? Sure The Expendables isn't the best franchise, but Expendables 2 was great for its last 20 minutes since it finally delivered on its promise. Can Expendables 3 be greater than the others now that Stallone is going up against Mel Gibson? I guess we'll see August 15th next year. Don't keep us in the dark for that long next time, okay? 

view full story + comments




First teaser for Christopher Nolan's Interstellar photo
First teaser for Christopher Nolan's Interstellar
by Nick Valdez

Christopher's Nolan's follow up to the Dark Knight Trilogy, Interstellar, has been kept tightly under wraps. All we know about the film so far is that is stars Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, and basically every good actor ever. The film's plot is also a mystery. It has something to do with a group of space explorers that discover a wormhole. 

But now we have the first teaser for the film (likely because it's currently attached to The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug). There's still very little story, but McConaughey doing things is enough to get me excited. Wait, that probably came out awful. Wait. Never mind. Christopher Nolan's Interstellar is set to 5555 into theaters November 7th next year. 

view full story + comments


7:00 PM on 11.22.2013

First teaser trailer for A Haunted House 2...exists

I finally saw the first A Haunted House on Netflix a few months ago with some cool buddies of mine. We all walked away thinking terrible things about it. It not only had one, but three Saints Row: The Third posters hang...

Nick Valdez