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First trailer for M. Night Shyamalan's next The Visit

Apr 24
M. Night Shyamalan has had quite a lopsided career. I tend to dig more of his efforts than not, but after The Last Airbender and After Earth I'm not so sure. Maybe a return to his horror thriller roots might do the trick? Thi... read

Pierce Brosnan aims lots of guns in new Survivor trailer

Another entry in the aging actors being awesome category
Apr 02
At first you might think that Survivor is another case of Pierce Brosnan being typecast, but this time around he appears to be playing the villain -- an incredibly suave super spy villain, but a villain none the less.&n... read
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First full trailer for Insidious: Chapter 3

Mar 18
I couldn't stop laughing at Insidious: Chapter Three's first teaser because a girl figures out she's living in a haunted house through her T-Mobile Sidekick. While I'm resisting that urge right now thanks to a competently pu... read
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Skin Trade

First trailer for Skin Trade starring Dolph Lundgren and Tony Jaa

Mar 16
Dolph Lundgren was that one action star that should've been as big as Stallone, Schwarzenegger, or Van Damme but just never took off for some reason. He starred in as many films as those three, he always gives 100% regardles... read
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Poltergeist Trailer

First official trailer for Poltergeist

Feb 05
Did you all know there was a Poltergeist remake in the works? Normally we're on top of these things, but this one seems to have slipped under the radar. The original Poltergeist still scares the heck out of me, so I don't kn... read
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Horror Releases

Paramount reveals new horror movie release slate

Rings? RINGS
Jan 28
You know how we get like a billion horror sequels? Here are some release dates for a few of them including the Friday the 13th reboot, The Ring reboot, now titled Rings (sure okay), and Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimensio... read
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So close to camp and yet so far
I'm not actually sure who I'm writing this review for. Anyone whose seen the trailers for The Boy Next Door has undoubtedly made their made up about it. It's a trashy stalker film with Jennifer Lopez seducing a teenager ... read feature

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I have seen 107 films released in 2014. Here are 15 of the best ones
It was the best of films, it was the blurst of films. Hey everyone I'm Nick Valdez, News Editor here for Flixist and you've probably seen my name on a good chunk of the stuff written here. If not, then I'll tell you a bit abo... read feature

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Like a bad thriller trying to be a Michael Mann film
I am a big Michael Mann fan. Collateral might be one of my favorite films. The guy just knows how to direct. You can be guaranteed at least one breath taking, though provoking shot in one of his films. This is espec... read feature

Review: Taken 3 photo
Bryan Mills is back for the last time probably!
Taken was great. Taken 2 was...not as good. When I heard that Taken 3 was going to exist, I sighed, because I knew, knew, that I'd feel obligated to finish what I started. So, on Saturday morning, I sat with ticket in ha... read feature

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A hard day indeed
Every so often, I see a film and think that the title is a perfect encapsulation of its very existence. If I were to name the film, those are exactly the words I would have chosen. A Hard Day is that exactly, in par... read feature

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Insidious: Chapter 3 and The Conjuring 2 get new release dates

Nov 12
Hey, do you like horror movies? Did you see the latest Conjuring spin-off Annabelle and liked it? Then boy do I have news for the two of you. The Conjuring 2 and Insidious: Chapter 3 have new release dates! Did you see that t... read
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You'll never want to use your computer again
Open Windows was the first film I saw during SXSW 2014. I've never covered the festival before, so I had no idea what kind of features I'd end up exposing myself to. Going in I was awkward, tense, but mostly curious. As the f... read feature

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Crawling in my skin
Nightcrawler has come out of nowhere to become one of my favorite films of 2014. As of right now, I'd even go as far to say that it is my favorite overall. I didn't even know it existed until a few months ago where a brief te... read feature


See Before I Go to Sleep early and free

Washington DC screening
Oct 27
Nicole Kidman in a movie that looks a lot like Memento? I'm in. Before I Go to Sleep has all the makings of a film that blows your mind with an awesome premise or an unseen twist. Want to know what it is before everyone ... read
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The darker side of Neeson
Looking back over Liam Neeson's career since Taken turned him into an action hero one could argue that he's basically made the same movie over and over. A vengeful individual in some sort of manly battle involving life a... read feature

The Guest Review photo
Welcome in my home
When I saw the first trailer for The Guest I wasn't particularly interested in the film. It looked generic, bland, and seemed like yet another trite thriller that comes out around Halloween for a cheap buck. But like You're N... read feature

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John Wick Trailer

First trailer for John Wick starring Keanu Reeves and a puppy

"I'm the bomb and about to blow up."
Sep 15
John Wick has no right looking as interesting as it does. Revenge thrillers are always hit or miss. You take an aging actor, and send him out to kill some dudes. Sometimes it's goofy fun (Man of Fire), sometimes it's goofy f... read
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The role of a lifetime in the wrong film
The Drop is one of those little crime thrillers that comes out and no one really hears about it and you aren't sure why it was made. Possibly the studio thought it could grab some award love or something, but nothing is ... read feature

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Boy Next Block

Trailer for The Boy Next Door starring...Jennifer Lopez?

Jenny should've stayed in the block.
Sep 09
Remember when JLO used to star in movies? Here's why she doesn't anymore.  read
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Rosewater Trailer

First trailer for Rosewater, directed by Jon Stewart

Aug 29
Jon Stewart, most known as the guy who got stabbed in the eye in The Faculty and the guy weird bangs in Death to Smoochy (also for hosting The Daily Show, I guess), is ready to showcase his directorial debut, Rosewater, base... read
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Trailer: Foxcatcher

Trailer: Foxcatcher

Aug 28
Yay, a new Foxcatcher trailer! Is anybody as excited for this film as I am? Between my love of Channing Tatum, Steve Carrell, and Mark Ruffalo, the dreary atmosphere, and incredibly intense subject matter, I am ecstatic for ... read
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Boring in any month
The fact that Pierce Brosnan was returning to spy movies pretty much made me one of the most excited people around. The November Man would be a harder, R-rated James Bond with some good action and maybe a little throwbac... read feature

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Whiplash Trailer

Trailer for Whiplash starring Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons

Aug 27
Whoa, why hasn't anyone told me about Whiplash? Starring J.K. Simmons and Miles Teller, as a jazz student and incredibly harsh teacher, Whiplash looks like it's going to be one of my favorites this year if the rest of it is ... read
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As Above Trailer

Red Band Trailer for As Above, So Below is above and also below

Aug 26
Opening later this week, I'm pretty interested in As Above, So Below. Although I don't like the title, I've always wanted someone to utilize that giant grave site under the streets of France for some kind of horror thriller. It may look a bit more generic than I initially thought, but I'm hoping the setting helps alleviate some of that feeling.  As Above So Below releases August 29th.  read
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Angel of Death Trailer

First teaser for The Woman in Black: Angel of Death

Aug 25
I've never seen 2012's The Woman in Black for myself, but I've heard good things. Not particularly about the film's plot, but hey, whatever works. Anyway, here's the first super brief teaser for its sequel, The Woman in Blac... read
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Righteous indignation
In past reviews, I've written about the problems with poor subtitles on foreign films. Improper use of language serves as a distraction from the comedy or drama and makes the experience worse. I love the English language. It'... read feature


Katie Holmes in Miss Meadows trailer

It's like a sexy, troubled Charles Bronson
Aug 22
Wait, I'm actually interested in something Katie Holmes is doing? This is... an odd feeling. Yet Miss Meadows actually looks pretty interesting and Holmes playing off her sweet to death persona so she can kill bad guys ... read
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Nightcrawler Trailer

This trailer for Nightcrawler makes me want it more

"If you want to win the lotto, you gotta make the money to buy the ticket."
Aug 22
I had no idea Nightcrawler even existed before that awesome teaser released a few weeks back, and now I can't get it off my mind. And thanks to the newest trailer for it, looks like I'm not going to stop thinking about it an... read
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Open Windows Trailer

Trailer for Open Windows features windows, they're possibly open

Aug 20
Open Windows is a film that probably could've been much better. It's got a lot of promise with a talented cast (Sasha Grey and Elijah Wood) and director (Nacho Vigalondo), but it falls apart toward the finale. It was the fir... read
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Track, mark, repeat
Some of my favorite movies are ones that make me want to go and do something after the lights come up. Some films make me want to travel the world or shave my head or something. Others take professions and make them seem so m... read feature

Beneath Review photo
Coal mining is a scarily dangerous profession. Our need for crude energies leads thousands of people to risk their lives every day mining for energy. It's a wonder that with such harsh conditions, it's taken this long for a f... read feature

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