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2:00 PM on 04.10.2014

First trailer for Sci-Fi drama I Origins looks interesting

I Origins is a new Sci-Fi movie from Another Earth director Mike Cahill. It follows the story of Ian Gray, (Michael Pitt) a scientist who meets and falls in love with a mysterious woman (Astrid Bergès-Frisbey) with st...

Liz Rugg


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9:00 AM on 04.07.2014

The Goonies is most likely getting a sequel

Talk of a sequel to The Goonies has yet to say die. Years of rumors, failed scripts, and Broadway musical dreams have finally come to a head as TMZ caught up with Richard Donner (director of the original) and he stated a sequ...

Nick Valdez

6:00 PM on 03.28.2014

Katsuhiro Otomo's Short Peace will be shown in select U.S. theaters

Katsushiro Otomo, the Japanese animation director most well known for his seminal film Akira, has a brand-new animated film about to his U.S. shores! Well, sort of. Short Peace is actually a collection of four short films pr...

Liz Rugg



SXSW Interview: Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel) photo
SXSW Interview: Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
by Nick Valdez

My final roundtable interview of SXSW was with Wes Anderson for The Grand Budapest Hotel. Since it was my first true Anderson film experience (which I loved), I had plenty of questions for him. But since I had to compete with a few other press folks with little time to spare, I only got one in. But I'm happy with the result either way as my time spent with Anderson couldn't have gone any better. 

In our discussion Anderson divulged his a bit about his writing process, how he picks and chooses character quirks, the work of Stefan Zwieg, and cats. 

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SXSW Interview: Jason Bateman (Bad Words)  photo
SXSW Interview: Jason Bateman (Bad Words)
by Nick Valdez

Taking place after the roundtable interview with Kathryn Hahn, Jason Bateman strolled in immediately grabbing the room's attention. Good thing I was no longer too nervous to speak as Bateman had plenty of knowledge stored away about his directorial debut, Bad Words

In this roundtable, Bateman discussed the differences between directing television and directing film, the intentional dramatic aesthetic of the overall film, and how much prep work he put in to make sure Bad Words came out exactly right. 

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7:00 PM on 03.21.2014

The Flixist XCast Episode I: X-Men (2000)

[A few awesome Flixist community members and some of our former editors recently got together to form a podcast to specifically discuss an important subject: the X-Men series of films. This is the first episode of Flixist XCa...

Xzyliac

8:00 AM on 03.20.2014

Splinter Cell adaptation gets Bourne Identity director

The last we heard of Ubisoft and New Regency's Splinter Cell adaptation (back in 2012) it had a writer and Tom Hardy was set to star, and it looks like it's finally moving forward again. The project itself has been in li...

Nick Valdez

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

5:00 PM on 02.25.2014

New, epic trailer for nature documentary Watermark

Watermark is a new feature length documentary about humans' relationships with water, and presumably with our planet on a global scale. Watermark is a collaboration between filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier, a...

Liz Rugg

3:00 PM on 02.10.2014

Expendabelles gets a plot description and director

As we all knew -- because we keep up on important thing like this -- The Expendables is getting a all female cast spin off called The ExpendaBelles. It's be in the works for bit, with our last news on it coming a few mon...

Matthew Razak

10:00 AM on 02.05.2014

Uncharted movie lands a director in Seth Gordon

So you're a film studio looking to get one of the biggest action gaming franchises around into theaters and you need a director. You've been through a few so you're getting a little desperate. Who to settle on? How about the ...

Matthew Razak





5:00 PM on 02.03.2014

David Goyer The Breach adaptation picked up by Lionsgate

While David Goyer might be well known for his prolific comic book screenwriting career (Man of Steel, Batman movies, Blade) his directing hasn't really been that prolific. His last effort, The Unborn, was a middling horror fi...

Matthew Razak

2:00 PM on 01.28.2014

Elizabeth Banks to direct Pitch Perfect 2

Pitch Perfect was a splendid surprise back when it released in 2012. It's funny (but not exactly brilliant), has cool women that do cool things, and the music's pretty fly ("Cups" ended being one of 2013's biggest singles). I...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 01.27.2014

Rupert Sanders to direct Ghost in the Shell adaptation

It's been a long time coming (as Dreamworks purchased the rights six years or so ago), but things have finally begun moving forward for a live action adaptation as Masamune Shirow's Ghost in the Shell manga gets its director,...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 01.23.2014

Safe House director may helm Assassin's Creed movie

While the Assassin's Creed games may be hella deep into their mythology by now a film adaptation of the series has taken a while to get rolling. We finally got word that Michael Fassbender would be starring in the 2...

Matthew Razak



Round Table with Quentin Dupieux photo
Round Table with Quentin Dupieux
by Michael Jordan

Quentin Dupieux has dabbled in a great many things over his years in media, be it music, movies, or shorts. With his new movie Wrong Cops coming to select screening December 20th he took the time to sit down with us in Los Angeles to let us inside his head and pick his brain about challenge, working with Marilyn Manson, and how his new short became a full on movie.

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5:00 PM on 12.18.2013

Rubber director and Marilyn Manson working on new flick

Recently I had the pleasure to do a round table with Quentin Dupieux, Director of Rubber, Wrong, and most recently, Wrong Cops, starring Marilyn Manson. It seems their relationship in the entertainment world is only grow...

Michael Jordan

6:00 PM on 12.11.2013

World War Z The Second gets a director

Award-winning Spanish director Juan Antonio Bayona has been confirmed as the director for the upcoming World War Z sequel, says Hollywood Reporter. No date has been announced for the still-untitled follow up, and the search f...

Mike Cosimano

5:12 PM on 12.11.2013

Peter Jackson still intent on making Tintin 2

The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn was everything Indian Jones and the Crystal Skull should have been. An action-packed throwback to adventure movies, full of fun and old school daring. The fact tha...

Matthew Razak

10:00 AM on 12.06.2013

Michael Bay doesn't apologize for the Transformers movies

Remember Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen? Neither do I. But apparently Michael Bay does. It all started when Yahoo visited the set of Transformers: Age of Extinction, and Michael Bay reportedly stated that the fourth film...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 11.11.2013

Justin Lin to direct sequel to The Bourne Legacy

Justin Lin, otherwise known as the man who turned the Fast & Furious franchise into stuff of legend as he directed the series' last four films, is now tackling his next ailing series, the Bourne franchise. While Matt Damo...

Nick Valdez

2:00 PM on 11.07.2013

The Purge writer/director returning for the sequel

After a sequel to The Purge was announced shortly after it made its original run in theaters (and I apologized for it), we haven't heard much news since that announcement. That just means someone jumped the gun, right? Couldn...

Nick Valdez