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Nick Valdez likes musicals. He once wrote a 15 page thesis on the training montage's effect on the hero's journey in Rocky. His favorite film is Zoolander or Machete. If he could mix the two and create Zoochete, he would in a heartbeat. One day he wishes to travel across the United States "David Banner" style while dragging around a player piano or that orangutan from Every Which Way But Loose.
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7:00 PM on 04.17.2015

First officially official teaser trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Thanks to the leak a few days ago, WB was forced to reveal their hand early before their big planned event in theaters. Everyone has opinions about this, and most of the Flixist staff here really didn't like its overtly dark...

Nick Valdez

2:00 PM on 04.17.2015

Here's the US Trailer for Ghibli's When Marnie Was There

Since Studio Ghibli is still stuck in purgatory, and haven't announced a new feature since all of that financial weirdness reared its ugly head some time ago, When Marnie Was There might possibly be the studio's final film. ...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 04.17.2015

Newest Mad Max: Fury Road trailer has all the furious roads

Do you need any more convincing? At this point, you're either as hyped as I am for the next Mad Max or you're super uncool. But if you needed just one more trailer, than the latest one featuring footage of the old films will do just the trick. Mad Max: Fury Road opens May 15th.

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 04.17.2015

Trailer for Justice League: Gods & Monsters is better than that other leaked video

So the other day, Zack Snyder tweeted out a short teaser to promote the five second tease of a trailer that WB wants you to go and buy IMAX tickets to see. Since that whole situation was ridiculous, we kept ourselves clean o...

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12:00 PM on 04.15.2015

Here's the first teaser trailer for Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser

Despite all of my better judgement, and how many times I've reviewed terrible comedy sequels made years later, I'm actually looking forward to Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser. The first one holds a lot of memories for me as I go...

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3:00 PM on 04.14.2015

Newest Terminator: Genisys trailer sure has a lot of spoilers

While I've been all for Terminator: Genisys' kitchen sink approach in rebooting the series, maybe I've spoken too soon. Whoever's marketing the film just went and completely spoiled the film's big twist for the film's second...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 04.14.2015

Newest Spider-Man film will not be another origin story

Thanks to Sony's Spider-Man joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe, I've spent far more time writing about comic book movies than I'd like. But I couldn't help it either because Spider-Man's muh dude. After spending some time ...

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10:00 AM on 04.14.2015

Wonder Woman movie loses director Michelle MacLaren

It's like two steps forward and two steps back for WB and DC. It's just a natural fact that DC's films are having quite a bit of trouble on the back end. It seemed fine at first with WB openly searching for a female director ...

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12:00 PM on 04.13.2015

This Avengers: Age of Ultron TV spot busts up the joint

I sat through most of the MTV Movie Awards this year. Every year there's a big trailer reveal or something to look forward to, and that's why I'll sit through it for you guys, but this year was a whole lot of nothin' in term...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 04.13.2015

Box Office Numbers: Still Family

After last weekend, Furious 7 is now the best performing film in the series, netting $60.5 million and $252 million overall. Still have yet to see it myself, and considering how invested I am in the series it's pretty unfortu...

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8:30 AM on 04.13.2015

Newest Ant-Man trailer is a great do-over

Remember how badly that first Ant-Man trailer was received? Mismanaged tone, mismanaged editing, and the whole thing was all over the place. This trailer, which is now the "first" trailer, is essentially a big mulligan and i...

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4:00 PM on 04.10.2015

Here's our first look at Ant-Man's Yellowjacket

With Avengers: Age of Ultron coming out in May, I've kind of forgotten Ant-Man comes out just two months after. It's almost like Marvel has too as the brunt of the advertising budget has been spent on getting Ultron out there...

Nick Valdez

1:00 PM on 04.10.2015

Angel joins the already jampacked X-Men: Age of Apocalypse

X-Men: Apocalypse, the set in the 80s sequel to Days of Future Past, seems like it's adding new mutants every day. We missed the last one, Jubilee, and we're here to remedy that with Bryan Singer's latest announcement that An...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 04.10.2015

First Sinister 2 trailer is, well, sinister

Sometimes I feel like a cynical jerk with the tone I take on most of these articles, but it's very hard not to be a cold hearted movie critic guy person when I have to tell you about so many sequels, remakes, re-imaginings, ...

Nick Valdez

3:00 PM on 04.09.2015

Here's our first good look at Vision in Avengers: Age of Ultron

Though Paul Bettany's Vision (the humanized form of Tony Stark's JARVIS A.I.) has been teased in past trailers, and shoved off to the side in the posters, we've yet to get a good look at the character. Thanks to a range of En...

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1:00 PM on 04.09.2015

Disney also making a live action Pinocchio

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...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 04.09.2015

Newest Deadpool image poops out a plot synopsis

This just seems so unreal. Deadpool releases February 12 next year.  Based upon Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, DEADPOOL tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wad...

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2:00 PM on 04.08.2015

Human Centipede 3 gets release date and plot synopsis

When the first Human Centipede, a terrible experiment of a film that gave us new levels of disgusting, released, who would've guessed we'd be talking about a third film five years later? No one. No one could've possibly guess...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 04.08.2015

Joss Whedon says Avengers: Age of Ultron won't have a post-credits scene

With many rumors and news floating around, it's hard to gauge what's real and what's false with these Marvel films. But I'm very inclined to believe the director of one of the films himself. Speaking with Entertainment Weekly...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 04.08.2015

Warner Bros developing Five Nights at Freddy's movie

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...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 04.07.2015

Trailer for Joe Dante's Burying the Ex buries itself deep

Joe Dante has had a string of mediocre films lately. A formerly quirky name in the horror genre, with films like Gremlins and Small Soldiers, but after directing a bunch of television and whatever exactly The Hole was, his d...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 04.07.2015

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

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...

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