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3:00 PM on 03.25.2014

Suit up for these fancy Dumb and Dumber To posters

Dumb and Dumber To may have gone through a rough patch and almost never existed, but now that it's set to release later this year, it's time for the hype train to chug along. We've had on the set images, and one official imag...

Nick Valdez

2:00 PM on 03.21.2014

NSFW: Red band trailer for Filth sure is filthy

James McAvoy stars in Filth as Scottish Detective Sergeant Bruce Robertson, a man with a lot of vices who'll do anything to get his way. This red band trailer for Filth is very NSFW, so you can check it out below, along with ...

Liz Rugg

9:00 AM on 03.14.2014

Trailer for Bad Johnson, a movie about a living... you know

As this trailer started I was rolling my eyes so hard they got a good look at my brain. I mean the lead characters name is Rich Johnson, two euphemisms for penis? This is not going to go well. Just wait until he starts talki...

Matthew Razak

5:00 PM on 03.13.2014

Nick Frost's 'Cuban Fury' gets US release date and trailer

The last time Cuban Fury popped up around these parts, an American release date had not yet been established. Well, prepare for your curiosity to be satisfied, folks! Nick Frost and Rashida Jones' Cuban Fury is on ...

Isabelle Magliari

4:46 PM on 03.12.2014

Flixclusive SXSW Interview: Hugh Sullivan and Hannah Marshall (The Infinite Man)

Coming out of the still ongoing SXSW film festival The Infinite Man was easily the biggest surprise. I expected very little and got a whole lot, including what's probably the best comedy of the festival. I was intrigued ...

Matthew Razak

3:00 PM on 03.10.2014

SXSW Review: Neighbors

I had completely written off Neighbors. Coming off of Seth Rogen's last starring role in This is the End, the first trailer for Neighbors underwhelmed me. I've gotten used to Rogen acting, writing, and directing his own films...

Nick Valdez

3:00 PM on 03.08.2014

SXSW Review: Chef

Before attending this year's SXSW, I had no idea Jon Favreau's Chef even existed. Given the nature of my job (as I constantly write about films months, and even years before their official release), it's rare that film goes u...

Nick Valdez

9:00 AM on 03.07.2014

SXSW Review: The Infinite Man

Usually the first movie you watch for a festival is a bit of a let down. You're super excited for the festival to kick off and you've hyped yourself up so much that almost nothing is going to stand up to your expectations of ...

Matthew Razak

8:00 AM on 02.25.2014

RIP Harold Ramis (1944-2014)

When you think about classic comedy films, your thoughts will inevitably turn to Harold Ramis's filmography. The writer of Ghostbusters and Animal House and writer/director of Caddyshack and Groundhog Day (among oth...

Alec Kubas-Meyer

2:04 PM on 02.21.2014

Anchorman 2 getting R-rated re-release

It appears that when we all went out to the theaters to see Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues we weren't getting the legit version of the film. You know the one that was rated R and had all the bad words in it. That movi...

Matthew Razak

5:00 PM on 02.19.2014

An Appreciation of Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967-2014)

[Community Member TheRealMattC wrote an awesome Community Blog about his appreciation and sadness for the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman, and it's full of sentiments shared by a lot of Flixist's staff. For your chance to be fea...

TheRealMattC

4:00 PM on 02.19.2014

A look at the 2014 Oscar Nominated Animated Short Films

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...

Liz Rugg

12:00 PM on 02.19.2014

First look at Jason Segel and Cameron Diaz's 'Sex Tape'

Director Jake Kasdan (New Girl/Bad Teacher) is back again to regale our funny bones with his upcoming summer comedy, Sex Tape. Jason Segel and Cameron Diaz star as a married couple who lose their sex tape and embark upon...

Isabelle Magliari

3:00 PM on 02.14.2014

First trailer for Drive Hard confirms driving... hard

We here the first trailer for Drive Hard, a new action comedy with Thomas Jane and John Cusack... and that's about all I got. To be honest this one comes a bit out of the blue. You may think that this film already came out s...

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

10:45 AM on 02.11.2014

Rogen and Gordon-Levitt coming back together for Xmas

The heavily under appreciated 50/50 was probably one of Seth Rogen's best performances and really landed Joseph Gordon-Levitt as an entirely awesome human being in every way for me. It's exciting to hear that they'll be ...

Matthew Razak

2:00 PM on 02.10.2014

Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson returning for Pitch Perfect 2

I highly expected these two to return given how Pitch Perfect's unexpected blow up helped springboard Wilson's career (nabbing her the TV show, Super Fun Night) and Kendrick's single "Cups" made lots of music chart money, but...

Nick Valdez

1:00 PM on 02.10.2014

Trailer: Zombeavers

So, here's a thing. Zombeavers is an action-packed horror/comedy in which a group of college kids staying at a riverside cabin are menaced by a swarm of deadly zombie beavers. A weekend of sex and debauchery soon turns grue...

Sean Walsh

9:19 AM on 02.04.2014

Green band trailer for A Million Ways to Die in the West

Was the red band trailer for A Million Ways to Die in the West just too much for you? Then you're probably not going to want to see the movie because it's Seth McFarlane and that's what he's all about, but if you're sti...

Matthew Razak

2:00 PM on 02.03.2014

Super Bowl TV spot for The Monuments Men

Releasing later this week (since it was delayed from its intended release last December) is George Clooney's The Monuments Men, and I couldn't be more excited about it. It's filled to the brim with an amazing cast, hearkens ...

Nick Valdez

11:30 AM on 02.03.2014

Super Bowl TV spot for Muppets Most Wanted

Muppets Most Wanted has so much to live up to as the first film helped revitalize The Muppets and the way we see them. Now that it's missing Jason Segel, does it have a chance? By the looks of this spot ran during the S...

Nick Valdez



First trailer for A Million Ways to Die in the West photo
First trailer for A Million Ways to Die in the West
by Nick Valdez

I'm not sure how I feel about the first (Red Band) trailer for Seth MacFarlane's Ted follow up, A Million Ways to Die in the West. While Ted surprisingly bent buddy movie tropes and reveled in nostalgia, A Million Ways at first sounds like an episode of Family Guy. Maybe it's just the way the trailer is cut together, but jokes are presented at such a fast and unrelenting pace that much of it fails to land. Much like an episode of Family Guy, the writing sounds like several darts thrown at a wall and only a few manage to hit a bullseye. 

At the same time, the jokes that do land are pretty good. Not great, but good. I guess we'll have to wait and see more. A Million Ways to Die in the West rides into theaters May 30th. 

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