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Jul 02 // Nick Valdez

First London Has Fallen teaser brings everything down

Although the two came out at the same time purely by coincidence, I couldn't help but prefer White House Down over Olympus Has Fallen. While Fallen gets more of the positive comments thanks to its break neck action, I liked t...
Jul 02 // Nick Valdez

New batch of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice images have hair

While we've seen hi-gloss production images of the Batmobile and Baldy McBaldbald's and the like, we've never got a good look at the actual film beyond that first limp teaser. But with this new batch of character images of En...
Jul 01 // Nick Valdez

First trailer for Rocky spin-off Creed starring Michael B. Jordan

Everyone's got that one film franchise that means more to them than anything. Some have Star Wars, The Lord of the Rings, Jurassic Park, and there's probably a few folks that really want more of Pixar's Cars. But me, I've got...
Jun 29 // Nick Valdez

Goku has blue hair in newest Dragonball Z: Resurrection of F Trailer

With a new Dragonball TV series taking up after the events of this film, I'm pretty pumped for Dragonball Z: Resurrection of F. The sequel to last year's Battle of Gods where Goku achieves the "Super Saiyan God" form that com...
Jun 19 // Nick Valdez

First full trailer for Hotel Transylvania 2

Although Genndy Tartokovsky leaving his passion project Popeye still stings, at least we'll see his work in Hotel Transylvania 2. Although the first film wasn't too big a deal, it's still a lot better than anything Sony Anima...
Jun 19 // Nick Valdez

First trailer for Kung Fu Panda 3 brings the thunder

I've got quite a fondness for the Kung Fu Panda series. It's a competent cartoon that's as funny as it is endearing. It's also got some really good classic kung fu sensibility, and since that's so rare these days, it's nice t...
Jun 19 // Nick Valdez

There's a Fantastic Four themed menu at Denny's for some reason

If you're new to the site, there's one thing you should really know about us. We like terrible ideas. Although we'll rip a bad film apart in a review, we all secretly love what they do for cinema. Namely, we get weird ideas l...
Jun 12 // Nick Valdez

5 dinosaur movies you should watch instead of Jurassic World

While Jurassic World takes the *ahem* world by storm, I never really connected with the idea. I don't have as big of a connection with Jurassic Park as a lot of folks do, but at the same time, I love me some dinosaurs. Good t...
Jun 12 // Nick Valdez

These Ant-Man posters are the best Ant-Man thing yet

While Marvel's next film Ant-Man won't have The Avengers, Marvel doesn't want you to forget they exist in the same universe in case you somehow blacked out during the last five years of mass advertising. Either way, Ant-Man's...
Jun 12 // Nick Valdez

First teaser trailer for Disney's Zootopia

While I still miss Disney's 2D animated style since Winnie the Pooh was great but not a film to end the legacy on, Disney's been hitting it out of the park with their CG efforts. They've found quite a groove with Wreck-It Ral...
Jun 11 // Nick Valdez

Netflix Now: Limonada Edition

Earlier this week, as police officers have a harder time in the news, police shut down two little girls' lemonade stand. The two little girls were trying to make some money to go to a water park in Texas, and they were shut d...
Jun 08 // Nick Valdez

Box Office Numbers: Spy vs. Spy

Another week gone, another week of box office numbers. Unsurprisingly, the Melissa McCarthy movie Spy (which apparently isn't as bad as her recent string of bad choices) took the top spot with $30 million, San Andreas is stil...
Jun 08 // Nick Valdez

First trailer for Ridley Scott's The Martian

Although Ridley Scott has had a few misses lately, his adaptation of Andy Weir's The Martian might shape up to be quite a film. It's got a great cast with Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mar...
Jun 02 // Nick Valdez

First teaser trailer for Pixar's The Good Dinosaur

The Good Dinosaur has had a troubling development for the last few years. Hit with delays, losing a director, and a major reworking, the film we have now no longer resembles the original idea. It's hard to tell how much of th...
Jun 01 // Nick Valdez

Box Office Numbers: Rocky Road

Dwayne Johnson just can't catch a break, can he? At this point I'm not sure who is to blame. Is Johnson just not that great of an actor or does he just attach himself to terrible projects? After starring in two terrible solo ...
Jun 01 // Nick Valdez

Disney no longer making Tron 3

Although Tron Legacy performed well on home video and seemed to strike a chord with fans, it just didn't become the grand reboot Disney wanted it to be. Stories of Tron 3's possible existence have been floating around since t...
May 21 // Nick Valdez

Netflix Now: #ThanksObama Edition

Well, the POTUS with the MOSTUS has joined Twitter. There's some kind of gag in here somewhere, but this all seems way too surreal to be funny. In the few hours he's been on Twitter, he's already taken a jab at Bill Clinton, ...
May 21 // Nick Valdez

First trailer for Cooties starring Elijah Wood and zombie fourth graders

I don't think I've ever talked about how much I love Elijah Wood's career. He's willing to take chances on the weirdest, and most far out projects. He doesn't always succeed, but he seems like the type of actor that's game fo...
May 21 // Nick Valdez

Transformers sequels have found their writers, including Robert Kirkman

Remember that weird sounding "writers room" Paramount was trying to set up for Transformers sequels and spin-offs Jackson wrote about some time ago? To make the whole thing weirder, we now know who's a part of it. Seemingly f...
May 19 // Nick Valdez

Newest Pan trailer looks gorgeous

I'm not sure what to think about yet another reboot/prequel/whatever the hell this is, but Pan looks amazing. It's directed by Joe Wright, it's got a great cast with Hugh Jackman, Rooney Mara, and Garrett Hedlund, and I don't...
May 19 // Nick Valdez

Newest trailer for Pixels is gamey

I have a hard time figuring out exactly who Pixels is made for. Is it for the man children that Adam Sandler has spent his entire career trying to sell to, or is it for folks who'd recognize videogames in general? In the same...
May 19 // Nick Valdez

First official trailer for Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

Although I don't remember liking The Maze Runner too much, I did appreciate what it did differently from all of the other Young Adult book films floating around. A testosterone riddled film full of run and gun dumb action. It...
May 18 // Nick Valdez

Box Office Numbers: Pitchy, dawg

Like most folks last weekend, I was torn between seeing Mad Max and Pitch Perfect 2. With only enough time and money allowing only one of the two, I chose Fury Road because my roommates have done the same. I was originally go...
May 13 // Nick Valdez

First outrageous trailer for Jem and the Holograms

I've made it no secret that I've been looking forward to Jem and Holograms ever since it was announced (and put in production just a month later), and after the awesome set of images we got the other day. I was really hoping ...
May 11 // Nick Valdez

These Jem and Holograms movie images are outrageous

Ever since Jon M. Chu (G.I. Joe: Retaliation) announced he was working on a live action Jem and the Holograms movie, I've been glued to the computer screen waiting for more info. Luckily we got a new batch of images plus a re...
May 11 // Nick Valdez

Box Office Numbers: Avenge Me!

Hey, I finally saw a movie in theaters! Meaning I helped Age of Ultron make even more money as it topped the box office for a second week with $77 million. It'll be interesting how this weekend turns out since we have two big...
May 07 // Nick Valdez

Netflix Now: The King Has Returned Edition

Wow, so it's been three months since I last wrote one of these. Big apologies for that since lots of life stuff came up at once. I actually moved cross country (from San Antonio, TX to Astoria, NY) and it has taken me awhile ...
May 07 // Nick Valdez

Captain America: Civil War reveals its huge cast

If you thought Avengers: Age of Ultron had a huge amount of characters, then Civil War is going to blow your mind. With the hugest cast of any Marvel movie so far, we've got newcomers, returning characters, newly revealed cha...
May 06 // Nick Valdez

Watch Arnold Schwarzenegger recreate most of his films in under 6 minutes

Has anyone been watching the Late Late Show with James Corden? I've lost interest since Craig Ferguson left, but the guy has had some good bits. The most impressive one of the bunch is "Roll Call" where he gets a willing cele...
May 06 // Nick Valdez

X-Men: Days of Future Past is getting a 'Rogue Cut'

One of my biggest issues with X-Men: Days of Future Past was how many characters it tried to squeeze into its movie (which is why I'm always worrying about the sequel, Apocalypse, which is ramping up that number everyday). An...
May 04 // Nick Valdez

John Wick 2 is happening, celebrate good times

People keep asking if I'm back. Yeah, I'm thinking I'm back. We didn't review John Wick here on Flixist (which was a major oversight on my part because I saw it during my vacation that weekend and totally didn't write on it...
May 04 // Nick Valdez

Here's a good look at Suicide Squad's full line up

Now that Suicide Squad's filming is underway, and we've seen Jared Leto's "damaged" Joker (which led to all sorts of tattooed shenanigans). So now we get a full look at the entire cast in costume! Couldn't tell you who was wh...
May 01 // Nick Valdez

Here's our first look at TMNT 2's Casey Jones

I don't think we got around to this news, but joining the first film's cast of lovable giant mutant monsters, Tyler Perry (of all people), and Laura F**king Linney in an undisclosed role is Arrow's Stephen Amell as Casey...
May 01 // Nick Valdez

These sexy Magic Mike XXL posters are giving me the vapors

You thought Magic Mike brought all the boys to the yard? Well, we haven't seen anything yet. Starring Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello, Matt Bomer, Kevin Nash (lol), Adam Rodriguez, Jada Pinkett-Smith, and even Donald Glover (...
May 01 // Nick Valdez

First look at Jubilee and Jean Grey in X-Men: Apocalypse

Every time I think X-Men: Apocalypse is packed with too many characters (or cameos at this rate), I look at their outfits and oh my jeebus do I change my mind instantly. I couldn't be happier that Apocalypse takes place ...
Apr 30 // Nick Valdez

Snaxist: Kellogg's Avengers: Age of Ultron Cereal

This is the kind of promotion I've been waiting for. When I started Snaxist with Max Roahrig (RIP) some years ago with Denny's ill advised Hobbit Breakfast Menu, it was the fact that'd I'd be able to talk about cereal someday...
Apr 30 // Nick Valdez

Jump Street to get female led spin-off and Men in Black crossover

Sony's really putting all of their eggs in one basket. Banking on the few films that work, Sony's slowing turning all of their properties (and future properties) into huge universes. Starting with Spider-Man, continuing on wi...
Apr 30 // Nick Valdez

First trailer for The Last Witch Hunter starring Vin Diesel

To me, Vin Diesel can do no wrong. Regardless of his odder career choices in the past, I've always dug his genuine love for his work. He's a nerdy dude who loves trying out crazier roles and his latest film seems like the cra...
Apr 28 // Nick Valdez

Death Note film gets kickass director

If you're not aware the American adaptation of Death Note, a manga about a kid finding a book that magically kills people when you write their name in it, has been floating around for quite some time. The last we heard of thi...
Apr 27 // Nick Valdez

First trailer for Barely Lethal sure is lethal

I'm immediately interested whenever A24 picks up a film. They've done such a good job of picking out the more interesting and experimental properties like Ex Machina, Spring Breakers, Obvious Child, and so on. Their latest fi...

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