This is why we cant have nice things

50 Shades

E.L. James' husband writing Fifty Shades sequel


Apr 23
I understand giving an author some say over their book's adaptation, but this is getting ridiculous. It seems that the production of these films is so awful, any of the slightly talented people involved are being chased off b... read
Spider-Man again

Lord and Miller working on an animated Spider-Man film


Apr 23
It seems like I'm talking about Spider-Man every other day, so I care a little less every time. But you know what brings me back into the fold? Chris Miller and Phil Lord, the guys who're pretty much involved with every movie... read
Pinocchio

Disney also making a live action Pinocchio


No strings attached
Apr 09
Cartoons are getting live action remakes so often, we're going to need a new term for it. I'm thinking "live-actioning." Not the easiest word to say, but I'll just keep using it until someone suggests a better one (do so in t... read
Five Nights Movie

Warner Bros developing Five Nights at Freddy's movie


Apr 08
Every day I get a bit older, and every time something like this happens, that fact really sinks in. In less than a year, Scott Cawthon's Five Night's at Freddy's videogame series (which follows a night security guard watching... read
Play-D'oh

Fox, Paul Feig, and Hasbro are working on a Play-Doh movie for some reason


D'oh!
Apr 07
So with everything under the sun getting a big screen adaptation these days, it's high time for Play-Doh to get in the game. No, really. No, seriously. Like, really really. According to Deadline, Hasbro approached Fox and Pau... read
Refueled Trailer

First trailer for The Transporter Refueled is re-diculous


Transponster!
Mar 20
I totally forgot this was a thing that was happening. I remember seeing rumblings of a Transporter reboot trilogy, but I could've sworn it was a far away idea. Either way we're stuck with this low rent Jason Statham, and try... read

Sharknado 3 has a title


Third movie in SyFy straight-to-TV franchise will air July 22
Mar 18
You'd think two movies about weather-related shark attacks would be more than enough to last the human race until our surely-impending end, but sometimes the world is a funny place. Despite all logic, a third Sharknado f... read
Ghostbusters

Sony is planning a big Ghostbusters universe


It's Gozer not GozHER.
Mar 10
If the latest news of Paul Feig's upcoming Ghostbusters film (featuring a cast of awesome ladies) somehow rubbed you the wrong way because Dude Ghostbusters looked like Lady Ghostbusters, don't worry Sony's got your back. Dea... read
Ouija

Ouija 2 is happening because money


Ugh
Jan 19
It may not have been a good film, or even entertaining, but Ouija is going to get a sequel on top of its already bare bones story because it made near $85 million dollars from its slim $5 million dollar budget.  In an in... read
Eh, yup
To completely offset the Academy Awards nominations from earlier this morning, here we have the opposite end of the spectrum. As usual, the 2015 Razzie noms (narrowed down from the shortlist a bit ago) are really just based o... read feature

Someone has already gotten a Star Wars: Episode VII tattoo


Dec 02
"That guy's gonna be the shit! I'm telling you!" [via Buzzfeed UK and @ibreckon] read

20th Century Fox greenlights Independence Day sequel


Welcome back to Earth!
Dec 01
After an extended period of will-they-or-won't-they, it looks like they've finally made a decision. 20th Century Fox has finally given the Independence Day sequel the green light! As of right now, there's nobody off... read
Paul Blartwo

First official trailer for Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2


Nov 14
WHO DID THIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIS????????? read
Spooderman

Rumor: Sony is coming up with a bunch of random Spider-Man movie ideas


Nov 12
We like to steer clear of most rumors here on Flixist because if we told you all about each one, we'd be writing about outlandish stuff every day. But Sony's discussing so many crazy Spider-Man movies, we gotta talk about 'em... read
50 Shades

Jamie Dornan won't go the full monty for Fifty Shades of Grey


Fifty Shades of Pe- sorry
Nov 04
Although I may not be one of the many folks eagerly anticipating Fifty Shades of Grey, the first trailer for the adaptation drew quite a bit of attention. Whether or not I agree with its use of Sado Masochism, I kind of have ... read
Grumpy Cat Trailer

Trailer for Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever exists


Nov 03
Lifetime movies sure have gone downhill. Let's hope this doesn't involve the domestic, sexual, alcoholic abuse normally found on the station that (not) surprisingly doesn't use the "Television for Women" mantra as much as it... read
Jingle 2

First teaser for Jingle All the Way 2


Nov 03
You know how Larry the Cable Guy rolls his eyes at the end of the teaser? That's pretty much how I'm feeling right now. Thank Jebus it's only thirty seconds long...and direct to DVD. At least it's easier to avoid that way. P... read

Aubrey Plaza to voice Grumpy Cat in upcoming Grumpy Cat movie


Sep 18
Look, the world doesn't need a Grumpy Cat movie. Grumpy Cat was fun for like a week in 2012. Besides, basically all cats are grumpy, that's why they're so great. Anyway, regardless of what I think, a Grumpy Cat Lifetime Chris... read
No jokes for the DC folks?
Folks, superhero movies are dumb. I don't care how many famous actors fill the roles, how many Oscars you think a performance should get, how many famous directors take on the stories, or how gritty each series is, superhero ... read feature

Space Invaders

Now we're getting a Space Invaders movie


"Invaders! Possibly from space!"
Jul 21
Next up in the long line of turning random properties into movies because sometimes they make money, is Space Invaders. Back when Warner Bros first acquired the rights for a movie adaptation of the Taito arcade game, they tri... read
Enchanted 2

Enchanted 2 is still happening because money


Jul 03
Wait..."still"? Yes, a sequel to the 2007 Disney Princess film Enchanted has been in the works for some time now, but it hasn't progressed passed the "it should happen" stage. But now that Frozen was a mega hit for Disney, th... read
Spring Breaker2

Spring Breakers is getting a sequel because money


Spring Break truly is forever
May 07
Because of its success on home video, talk of a sequel to last year's Spring Breakers has begun. The film, officially titled Spring Breakers: The Second Coming, won't involve Harmony Korine (writer and director of the origina... read

Green Acres will be a movie


Official confirmation of remakes dying a slow death incoming
May 05
Did you grow up with fond memories of the sitcom Green Acres gracing your television screen? Maybe as a kid you caught it on Nick at Night and thought it was kind of funny. It really wasn't. It was terrible, and now it's... read
Spider-Man 2

You'll have to Shazam Alicia Keys to get Spider-Man 2's real post-credits tease


What goes around comes around, what goes up must come down, now who's cryin?
May 01
For all of you going to see The Amazing Spider-Man 2 this weekend, know two things. First, the mid-credits scene of the film is a commercial for X-Men: Days of Future Past due to hilarious contractual obligations, and second,... read
Justice League

Cyborg also in Batman vs. Superman apparently


Superman vs. Everyone
Apr 25
The still without an official title (that we've been dubbing Batman vs. Superman for simplicity's sake) sequel to Man of Steel adds yet another character. Joining Henry Cavill as Superman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Ben Aff... read
Twoonies

The Goonies is most likely getting a sequel


The Twoonies
Apr 07
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... read
Pink Panther

MGM wants a live action/CGI Pink Panther to exist for some reason


Apr 03
MGM is once again trying to bring back long lost franchises for some reason. The Pink Panther is definitely a series that's struggled to keep afloat after the death of Peter Sellers (who played Detective Clouseau in the origi... read
Zombeavers!

Trailer: Zombeavers


Not since 2006's Black Sheep has a movie full of zombie animals existed probably
Feb 10
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... read

Paul Blart 2 gets a director, Hell freezes over


"I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror, and were suddenly silenced."
Jan 10
The Hollywood Reporter has, well, reported that Andy Fickman, amateur necromancer and director of movies with posters of the cast over a white background, will be directing the unholy Cthulhu-spawn Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2. For... read
We answer The (Movie) Question!
In our second week of 2013 video retrospection, the Flixist staff considers the trends that were found in last year's movies. Some people (like myself) focused on all of the terrible and negative things that films seemed to ... read feature

Trans4mers

Michael Bay doesn't apologize for the Transformers movies


Also information on when we'll get our first Transf4mers footage.
Dec 06
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... read
Every time a bell rings, a sequel gets its terrible, terrible wings.
[UPDATE: Paramount currently owns the rights to It's A Wonderful Life and they're like "b!*&$@s please." Read more here.] "Clarence! Clarence! Help me, Clarence!" is all I'm thinking right now. I've been through at least ... read feature

Ghost-ly TV

Ghost is getting turned into a TV series for some reason


Nov 13
Ghost may not be my favorite Patrick Swayze flick (that honor goes to To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Juile Newmar), but it is one of my favorite romantic comedy/dramas. It's dark, scary as all get out (tell me those shad... read
The Purge 2: The Purgerer

The Purge writer/director returning for the sequel


The Purge 2: The Purgererereres
Nov 07
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... read
Twilight 5 Baby Drama

Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2 could have been worse


See the video of the terrifyingly awful "baby"
Nov 05
Back when I reviewed The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2, I admired the saga's balance of tones (I gave the film a 75, and still stand by it to this day) but I absolutely hated the film's cheap CG effects. For the first ... read
Ice Ice Baby?

Vanilla Ice wants a part in Bay's Ninja Turtles reboot


No ninja, no ninja, no.
Oct 16
Back when Michael Bay first announced that he was rebooting the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles films, Vanilla Ice coyly hinted that he was involved with the film while showing off his sick ass tattoo that was totally done while... read
Hot Tub Time Machine 2

Hot Tub Time Machine 2 gets a 2014 release date


If Adam Scott and Clark Duke are to be believed anyway.
Oct 03
While Hot Tub Time Machine may have not been the best comedy, it performed well enough on home video to warrant a sequel. Production on the sequel began last Summer with John Cusack dropping out and Adam Scott filling in as C... read
And of course it's because it's too damn expensive in New York
Good news for New Yorkers who like bad news: plans for a proposed Alamo Drafthouse in the Upper West Side have been scrapped. Kaput. Finito. Not pining for the fjords. Has ceased to be. The sad news was posted on the Drathous... read feature

The Resurrection

Waterworld director working on family friendly Jesus film


Save me Jebus!
Oct 01
Joining the likes of current Biblical adaptations like Ridley Scott's Exodus and Darren Aronofsky's Noah, is The Resurrection, a family friendly mystery directed by Kevin Reynolds (the same guy who directed Waterworld, or mor... read
Thor: The Dark World

Thor: The Dark World gets a Loki poster and dumb petition


Love for Loki is loco.
Sep 12
Although Thor: The Dark World is currently undergoing re-shoots to add more Loki, it's not enough for some folks out there. There's currently a petition on Change.org for a solo Loki film because some folks can't handle that ... read






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