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AMC and Regal are having a 29 hour Marvel movie marathon


Marvelous
Mar 06
As someone who covers films like these every day, I wonder how hard these are to track for someone else. If someone were trying to jump into Marvel films now, would they be able to just watch Avengers: Age of Ultron and still... read
Alien/Neill Blomkamp photo
In space, no one can hear you scream about how cool this is.
When you write your list of perfect directors for the Alien franchise, where does Neill Blomkamp (director of District 9, Elysium and the upcoming Chappie) fall in? Hope it's close to the top because after what seems like mon... read feature

WHAT photo
Does whatever a miracle can
Wow, so, uh, yeah. I'm at a loss for words. Because both Sony and Marvel like money, and Sony has been wondering what to do with the The Amazing Spider-Man franchise, the two companies are now working together. According to t... read feature

The Interview Release photo
It's a Christmas miracle!
After all of the hubub and hooey giving attention to a film that's probably super funny, but forgettable, Sony is allowing a limited theatrical run of The Interview on its intended Christmas Day release (for those theaters th... read feature

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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
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Joe Dirt 2

We're getting another Joe Dirt for some reason


"Joe Deer-tay"
Nov 10
You know when you come across some news and suddenly feel like you've stumbled across the worst idea ever? I'm sure I'm supposed to be feeling that right now, but I'm can't shake how stupidly happy I am this exists. Sony's Cr... read
Interstellar Review photo
Deus Ex Machina
In SCREENWRITING 101, Film Crit Hulk devotes an entire chapter to plot holes. A subsection of that chapter specifically discusses the works of Christopher Nolan, using The Dark Knight as the primary example. Christopher Nolan... read feature

Why Not Play in Hell? photo
The Babymetal of movies
Last year, Japan Cuts played Sion Sono's Bad Film, a project filmed back in 1995 but not finished until 2012. In my non-review of the film, I unequivocally called it a masterpiece, and I stand by every word. It is a labo... read feature

Crouching Sequel photo
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Business Deals
UPDATE: According to the good folks at Variety, it looks like Weinstein Company's deal with Netflix has rubbed some theater chains the wrong way. AMC, Regal, Cinemark, and Carmike have all refused to show the sequel. Each the... read feature

Deadpool Movie photo
For really real this time
Folks, is this real? Is this truly, truly real? It seems 20th Century Fox is finally fulfilling the promise made long ago (which possibly is attributed to the test footage "leak" a while back) with an X-Men spin-off starring ... read feature


WB/DC photo
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

Outcast Trailer photo
Outcast Trailer

Nicolas Cage and Hayden Christensen are a match made in heaven in this Outcast trailer


Aug 22
What do you get when you cross an actor who can't seem to say no, and an actor who can't afford to say no? You get Outcast, the absolutely insane looking film where Hayden Christensen teams up with a British accent spewing N... read
3D Naked Ambition photo
There are no words, but I'll try to think of some
It's been an odd week. On Monday, we posted my review of R100, a film so crazy it inspired a man to eat his shirt. On Tuesday, we posted my review of Why Don't You Play in Hell?, a film so insane that it inspired a man to mak... read feature

Sanic  photo
Sanic

Sony producing a live action/CG Sonic the Hedgehog movie


It took so much effort not to put a photo of "Sanic" here.
Jun 11
You know how Sega seems to think Sonic the Hedgehog is still cool? Branching into Nintendo games, that Sonic Boom cartoon, and now thanks to Sony, Sonic the Hedgehog is getting a film adaptation. According to THR, Sony (who h... read
Ratchet and Clank photo
Captain Quark is in this, so it's got all of my money already
The internet may have ruined the word "ratchet" for me forever, but I still adore the Ratchet and Clank videogames. I just can't believe something like this exists. Much like Sony's Sly Cooper film, Ratchet and Clank is head... read feature

Frozen photo
Frozen

Woman divorcing her husband over Frozen


Jun 05
If Elsa's journey in Frozen has taught anyone anything, it's to "let go" of the bad things. In Japan, a woman has done just that. A man says his wife has moved in with her parents and refuses to talk to him because he doesn't... read
Left Behind photo
Left Behind

Heaven is missing Nic Cage in this first trailer for Left Behind


Heaven isn't too far awaaaaaaaaaaaaay
Jun 03
I know I'm supposed to be a professional, but it's very hard keeping a straight face when I see something like this. Looking at this first trailer for Left Behind, based off the popular book line and stars Nicolas Cage and..... read
Edgar Wright/Ant-Man photo
It's all true.
UPDATE 2: According to THR, Marvel was unhappy with the state of Ant-Man for a few weeks. After halting it's June production for script rewrites (without Wright's knowledge), significant changes were made to the film and Wrig... read feature

Jem Movie photo
Jem Movie

First image and cast for Jem and the Holograms movie


Truly, truly something.
Apr 25
Since we never actually covered the initial announcement, there's quite a bit of ground cover. First of all, production of a live action Jem and the Holograms (the popular, and outrageous, 80s cartoon about women in a ro... read
Double Doubtfire photo
Hellooooooooooooooo
Although it's been in development hell for years after the original Mrs. Doubtfire first made big money in theaters, it seems that Mrs. Doubtfire 2 is finally happening. Most likely fueled by Robin Williams' return to the pub... read feature

Disney lingerie photo
Disney lingerie

Japan now has Disney Princess lingerie


Now even YOU can feel like a Disney Princess
Jan 03
Thanks to Japan's Bellemaison boutique, now you too can bibitty boppity boo into some fancy undergarments! Bellemaison has plenty of Disney licensed products, but now they've finally jumped the shark and finally have created ... read
Wolf of F**k Street photo
Wolf of F**k Street

The Wolf of Wall Street has a lot of "F**k" in it


Both verbally and physically. HEY OHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
Jan 02
One of the more notable aspects of The Wolf of Wall Street is its explosive profanity. It's used so often, and in such great amounts, I eventually had to use the word in my review for the film. But in a brilliant way, the wor... read
Expendables 3 Teaser photo
Extremely brief but great.
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... read feature

Amazing Spider-Men photo
Amazing Spider-Men

Spider-Man getting Sinister Six, Venom spin-off films


Sony looking to turn their Spider-Boy into a Spider-Man
Dec 13
Did you enjoy the first trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2? Did anything jump out and grab you? For your sake, I hope it did because a looooooot of Spider-Man affiliated projects are currently in the works. First of all, th... read
Catching FI-YAH photo
Catching FI-YAH

Lionsgate considering a Hunger Games theme park


Like Disneyland, only terribly sad.
Nov 12
The Hunger Games series is an odd duck. It's incredibly popular while managing to be one of the darker teen stories on the market. At base level it's a series in which children murder each other for the enjoyment of rich onlo... read
Twilight 5 Baby Drama photo
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
Beetlejuice 2 photo
Beetletwoce
KatzSmith Productions has been kicking around the rights and ideas for a Beetlejuice rebootquel for awhile now, so we all knew it was going to exist someday in some capacity. Most of us feared that a new Beetlejuice would som... read feature

Big Ass Spider! Review photo
Big Ass Spider, Big Ass Laughs
When you approach a film titled Big Ass Spider, you know what you're in for. At worst you're getting cynical Syfy Channel type low grade schlock, at best, you're getting a film that reached too high but it's failures are comp... read feature

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I, Frankenstein

First trailer for I, Frankenstein and I, am bored


I, don't like this.
Oct 07
"I am unlike any other...as long as you ignore all of these guys I'm totally fighting right now" is the basic message of the first sad trailer for I, Frankenstein starring He, Aaron Eckhart. Produced by the Underworld f... read
Scarlet Olson photo
Scarlet Olson

Samuel Jackson confirms Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch?


Then again, Samuel L. Mothaf**king Jackson could be referencing something else...
Oct 04
A few months ago Elizabeth Olsen was in talks to join the cast of The Avengers: Age of Ultron, but it was never confirmed as "in talks" could mean a lot of things. But in an interview with the Wall Street Journal (as he was t... read
The Resurrection  photo
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
Under The Skin Trailer photo
Under The Skin Trailer

First trailer for Under the Skin is still pretty creepy


yet stilllllll sexy
Sep 23
Under the Skin features Scarlett Johansson as a sexy alien who's sent to Earth to kill using her sexy sex to sex things sexily. And while she's sexing things, her "curiosity of the human body" forces her to fail her mission ... read
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FFS: Good Will Batman

Flix for Short: Good Will Batman


"Now where are these other sandwiches going, huh? SWEAR TO ME!"
Sep 16
Now that the "Ben Affleck is Batman" hooplah is mostly over, it's time to bring it up again. Here's a video that retroactively places Batman within one of Affleck's most famous roles in Good Will Hunting and the results are ... read
Godzilla photo
Godzilla

Is this Godzilla's new face?


(Yes it is.)
Sep 11
Spotted at a licensing event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, a poster for the upcoming reboot of Godzilla, releasing in 2014, seems to have revealed the King of the Mothraf**king Monsters new face. As a courtesy to those who want ... read
AMERICA photo
AMERICA

Chinese PLA officer claims Pacific Rim is propaganda


USA! USA! USA! Oh and Australia, China, Russia, and technically Mexico
Sep 03
According to a statement in People's Liberation Army Daily, Zhang Jieli (a PLA officer), wrote that Hollywood uses movies as a way to convey American propaganda to the world. Sure big Hollywood films could have big 'Meri... read
This is the End photo
This is the End

This is the End getting re-released in theaters soon


The end is back, alright! (Sooner than you think!)
Sep 02
This is the End was the best film of the Summer hands down (Fast & Furious 6 notwithstanding). It brought the biggest surprises, biggest laughs, and most memorable moments (that finale had to be the greatest thing I've se... read
Fast and Furi-YES photo
Fast and Furi-YES

Kurt Russell in talks for Fast & Furious 7


TANKS ON TANKS ON SNAKES
Aug 30
While we haven't covered it on here, there have been some major casting additions to the seventh film in the Fast & Furious franchise (which could possibly be a 70s revenge thriller). First UFC fighter Ronda Rousey joins ... read
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Bradley Cooper is... Rocket Raccoon


Um okay?
Aug 30
After Vin Diesel, John Dimaggio, Neil Patrick Harris, David Tennant, and so many other rumored names, Marvel finally has a face to the voice of its Rocket Raccoon. One of the characters of the upcoming intergalactic space-cre... read
Spawn reboot photo
Spawn reboot

Todd McFarlane claims Spawn reboot could shoot next year


could be more horror than hero
Aug 28
Todd McFarlane has wanted to get a reboot to his 1997 classic Spawn film off the ground for some time now. It's always been delayed for any number of reasons, but McFarlane still soldiers on as it remains his only notable pro... read






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