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7:00 PM on 07.24.2014

Hercules! Hercules! Hercules!

Since there're not enough additions to Netflix Instant to garner an entire Netflix Now this week, here's something I've been thinking about a lot since Hercules hits theaters tomorrow. From now on, I'll most likely do someth...

Nick Valdez


3:00 PM on 07.24.2014

Trailer for The Fluffy Movie starring Gabriel Iglesias

Gabriel Iglesias is a smart guy. Turning his nickname, size, and attire into a multimedia empire, his next comedic special, The Fluffy Movie, is heading to theaters tomorrow. In the same vein as comedians like Kevin Hart, th...

Nick Valdez



First trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey photo
First trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey
by Nick Valdez

So, here we are. Although Fifty Shades of Grey will never be the movie you want (but if you wanted straight porn, it's out there already), I can promise this trailer at least captures the tone of your favorite romance/pornography series. Starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan as two attractive people in a boy meets frumpy girl, tells her she's not frumpy, and then goes all S&M on her for three books kind of story. 

Fifty Shades of Grey climaxes Valentine's Day 2015. 

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2:00 PM on 07.23.2014

Full trailer for Dear White People is still pretty funny

The first teaser (and it's title) for Dear White People managed to catch our attention here at Flixist due to its biting jokes and intelligent race commentary. It looks like that trend continues with this full trailer. With ...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 07.23.2014

New clip from Honeymoon is intriguing (and not spoiler-y)

Although I never reviewed it, Honeymoon was the best film I saw at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. It's a cabin in the woods sort of film with some nice creep factor and incredible chemistry between the two main charact...

Alec Kubas-Meyer

10:00 AM on 07.23.2014

Full Japanese trailer for Ghibli's When Marnie Was There

Studio Ghibli's films are so damn pretty, I don't even need to understand what anyone is saying. That's why this Japanese trailer for their latest film, When Marnie Was There, is perfect for me. In much better quality than t...

Nick Valdez

6:00 PM on 07.22.2014

Listen to the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles rap "Shell Shocked"

Remember way back when Vanilla Ice did the the theme for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze? Regardless of your opinions of "Ninja Rap's" quality, you have to admit it was catchy. And you know what? This...

Nick Valdez

4:00 PM on 07.22.2014

First teaser for Nightcrawler, starring Jake Gyllenhaal

Whoa, in such a short span of time, this teeny teaser has put Nightcrawler on my watch list. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal as a guy who can't land a job, so he resorts to "nightcrawling" where he investigates crime scenes in...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 07.22.2014

First trailer for Predestination, starring Ethan Hawke

The Spierig brothers' Predestination was a complete surprise when I saw it during SXSW. With a nice twist on science fiction, the lead up to the finale was entertaining. Based on Robert A. Heinlein's "All You Zombies," Prede...

Nick Valdez

11:00 AM on 07.18.2014

First teaser trailer for Conjuring spin-off, Annabelle

Because I'm feeling far colder toward spin-offs and sequels lately, I still can't believe this exists and is coming to theaters rather than home video. I know production of these films is always quick, but man it feels like ...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 07.17.2014

First trailer for Ouija, a movie someone thought was a good idea

I really, really can't believe this exists. You know how on some TV shows you'll see a joke about an intentionally bad trailer based on a random product? This is exactly like one of those. In the same vein as Battleship, Oui...

Nick Valdez





10:00 AM on 07.17.2014

Keira Knightley and Chloe Moretz slack off in 'Laggies' trailer

Being an infantile woman myself, I am always drawn to films starring infantile female protagonists. In Laggies, Keira Knightley plays exactly that. Megan (Knightley) is a 28 year old woman who doesn't want to grow up. After ...

Isabelle Magliari

2:00 PM on 07.16.2014

Flix for Short: Duet, a film by former Disney animator Glen Keane

Although you may not know Glen Keane, chances are you recognize his work. He designed characters from famous Disney Animated films like The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and Beauty and the Beast. Although traditional 2D anim...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 07.16.2014

First teaser trailer for Paradise Lost starring Benecio Del Toro

I was raised to be a huge fan of Benecio Del Toro. My dad loves him because he's one of the first Latino actors to hit the big time, and he wasn't part of the Latin Boom in the mid 90s either (Although that boom did bri...

Nick Valdez



First full trailer for Disney/Marvel's Big Hero 6 is just adorable photo
First full trailer for Disney/Marvel's Big Hero 6 is just adorable
by Nick Valdez

When I posted the teaser trailer for Disney/Marvel's Big Hero 6 some time ago, I loved how cute the whole thing was. Yet, this first full trailer rings kind of hollow. As it completely relies on that cuteness, more cracks are starting to show. Sure Baymax (Scott Adsit as the squishy robot) will get a lot of chuckles out of me, but nothing else sticks out right now. 

But with this plot (a man in a kabuki mask is attacking their city with nanobots), and the reveal of the other heroes (played by Damon Wayans Jr., Jamie Chung, TJ Miller, and Genesis Rodriguez), I'm hoping there's still something hidden away. 

Big Hero 6 releases November 7th. 

[via Moviefone]

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4:00 PM on 07.10.2014

Help, the human is about to escape!

In lieu of a Netflix Now this week (since there aren't enough new additions to justify a full post, but feel free to check out this list of the first week of July additions), here's a video of something I couldn't stop thinking about since Dawn of the Planet of the Apes releases this week. Check back for that review tomorrow morning at 8:00AM CST too.  *Dr Zaius Dr. Zaius

Nick Valdez

3:00 PM on 07.10.2014

Trailer for Wild with Reese Witherspoon is surprisingly subdued

After the amazing Dallas Buyer's Club I'm pretty much ready for director Jean-Marc Vallée to take me through any biographical film he damn well wants. Thankfully Wild, based on Cheryl Strayed’s me...

Matthew Razak

1:00 PM on 07.10.2014

Here's a Guardians of the Galaxy trailer featuring Michael Rooker

I'm going to be upfront with you all. I have not seen this trailer for myself. In trying to keep as much mysticism toward the first original Marvel film in years as possible, I've only seen the first two trailers as later on...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 07.10.2014

Second The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 teaser keeps the propaganda going

Continuing on with the awesome propaganda-like campaign, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 gives us another President Snow address. This time, however. He's joined by several surprising guests. Once again, this is both a...

Nick Valdez



First Exodus trailer has a little Christian Bale and a lot of Joel Edgerton photo
First Exodus trailer has a little Christian Bale and a lot of Joel Edgerton
by Matthew Razak

The first trailer for Exodus: Gods and Kings definitely surprised me a bit. This is clearly not only Moses' story, but instead the story of Ramses and Moses together. That's an interesting take, especially since it seems to be downplaying the role of Moses in the whole event. No Charlton Heston level of drama here.

Visually this looks killer (other than white people playing Egyptians), and it should since director Ridley Scott is fantastic at visuals. Clearly there will also be some big battles and some revisions to the Moses myth going on here, but that's what's great about myths; you can rewrite them. We'll all be treated to some God-like onscreen wrath on December 12th as the new posters below show.  

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1:00 PM on 07.08.2014

Trailer for Gone Girl features a murder she wrote

I think this might be my favorite trailer of 2014 so far. Based on Gillian Flynn's novel of the same name (but Flynn claims the film will have a different ending) and directed by David Fincher, stars Ben Affleck as the prime...

Nick Valdez

9:00 AM on 07.08.2014

First trailer for Sharknado 2, a movie that somehow exists

UGH WHYYYYYYYYYYYY' [via Fandango]

Nick Valdez