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Jul 03 // Tom Fronczak

Movie Debate to the Death! Favorite Will Smith film role?

In the previous debate we all discussed what our favorite Jeff Goldblum roles are, and it's fitting that on the eve of Independence Day we're finding out who won. Here are the results:      Seth Brun...
Apr 10 // Tom Fronczak

Movie Debate to the Death! Favorite Jeff Goldblum role?

In the previous debate we all discussed what our favorite Studio Ghibli films are, and man was it a fun walk down nostalgia lane. Here are the results: Spirited Away: 4 votes -- Winner! Princess Mononoke: 2 votes. Nausica...
Feb 28 // Tom Fronczak

Movie Debate to the Death! Favorite Studio Ghibli film?

Now that we've all had enough time to see The Secret World of Arrietty, I'll be giving everyone another week to see the Borrowers remake that they should have already rushed out to see. With everyone caught up on the Studio G...
Jan 09 // Tom Fronczak

Monday Movie Trivia: Pixar's Pizza Planet delivery truck

This fun Pixar Easter egg has been talked about various times in the past on Flixist, so it's about time that I make it an official piece of Monday Movie Trivia. The Pizza Planet delivery truck has been in every single Pixar movie except one. Can you guess which movie omits it? Hit the jump for the full list and other fun facts!
Dec 20 // Tom Fronczak

Movie Debate to the Death! Favorite Tom Cruise role?

In last week's debate we all discussed what our favorite Robert Downey Jr. roles are, and some of his strongest personality portrayals rose to the top. Here are the results: Tony Stark in Iron Man 1: 3 votes -- Winner! Harr...
Dec 19 // Tom Fronczak

Monday Movie Trivia: James Cameron & OJ Simpson

A family member gave me The Indispensable Book of Useless Information as an early Christmas gift, and I've learned and remembered several awesome pieces of movie trivia. Over the coming weeks I'll share some of the cooler finds from the book, which is a cheap five dollar stocking stuffer on Amazon. Hit the jump for some fun James Cameron trivia!
Dec 13 // Tom Fronczak

Movie Debate to the Death! Favorite Robert Downey Jr role

In the last debate we all shared what our favorite Martin Scorsese films are, and the battle for the trophy was pretty close between half a dozen films. Here are the results and the winner: The Departed: 4 votes -- Winner! G...
Dec 12 // Tom Fronczak

Monday Movie Trivia: Sigourney Weaver born Susan Weaver

I just finished writing a Monday Movie Trivia article for James Cameron, but the last fact involved Sigourney Weaver and while fact checking it I discovered she was actually born Susan Weaver. A nice little piece of trivia that's not too shocking, but when I discovered why she changed her name my jaw dropped much farther, so I thought I'd share it with everyone. Hit the jump for the full story.
Nov 29 // Tom Fronczak

Movie Debate to the Death! Favorite Scorsese film?

In last week's debate I asked everyone what their favorite football film was. Much like this season in the NFL, there was an unsurprising leader, as well as a lot of unexpected names raising to fame. I'll list the eight films...
Nov 23 // Tom Fronczak

First wave of Ridley Scott's Prometheus photos revealed!

Back in July we got our first peak at Prometheus and ever since then we've grown more and more confident that it is in fact an Alien prequel film. After looking at the five new photos from this week's issue of Entertainment W...
Nov 22 // Tom Fronczak

Movie Debate to the Death! Favorite football film?

Are you excited for Thanksgiving?! Family, food, and football; three great things all in one busy holiday. While NFL football might not be something you're interested in, everyone has a favorite football film, and I want to k...
Nov 08 // Tom Fronczak

JapanFlix Review: The Quiet Don 1

Most film aficionados on this site have Netflix and regularly watch a wide variety of films . . . that are mainly American cinema. With the help of JapanFlix – an online streaming site for Japanese movies – Flixis...
Nov 01 // Tom Fronczak

Movie Debate to the Death! Favorite film for Halloween?

No, I don't want to know which movie in the Halloween series was your favorite. Instead, what's your favorite film to watch on or around Halloween? It can be a horror film, a zombie movie, a movie of any genre that scares you...
Oct 31 // Tom Fronczak

Monday Movie Trivia: Aronofsky bought Perfect Blue rights

For those of you who have never heard this before, it's an issue that's been in constant debate for the past few years: just how much was Darren Aronofsky inspired by Perfect Blue when making the very similar film, Black Swan...
Oct 18 // Tom Fronczak

Movie Debate to the Death! Favorite Hugh Jackman film?

In the previous debate I asked everyone what their favorite Brad Pitt film was. Even though Moneyball got great reviews it still wasn't loved enough to compete with his other classics. Here are the results: Fight Club: 3 vot...
Sep 28 // Tom Fronczak

Movie Debate to the Death! Favorite Brad Pitt film?

In the previous debate I asked everyone what their favorite Ryan Gosling film was. Even though Drive had only been out for a week it was still long enough for Drive to take the trophy! Here are the results for films that rece...
Sep 26 // Tom Fronczak

Monday Movie Trivia! Don't break my ankles!

Last week I had movie trivia for Kick-Ass, Dragonball Evolution, Anastasia, Gentlemen Broncos, and Moon, but you movie masters solved them all. This time I have three more mystery film frames that need to be solved! Shout out guesses in the comments and work together to solve them all. Keep checking back and I'll let everyone know if their answers are right or not. Good luck!
Sep 20 // Tom Fronczak

Movie Debate to the Death! Favorite Ryan Gosling film?

In the previous debate I asked everyone what their favorite Zoë Saldaña film was. Even my last minute vote wasn't good enough to help Avatar win; here are the results: Star Trek: 4 votes -- Winner! Avatar: 3 vote...
Sep 19 // Tom Fronczak

Monday Movie Trivia! Harpy mammary canon laser rain

Last time I had Jesse Eisenberg family trivia for you guys and this time it's back to basics with five new mystery film frames that need to be solved! Shout out guesses in the comments and work together to solve them all. Keep checking back and I'll let everyone know if their answers are right or not. Good luck!
Sep 09 // Tom Fronczak

Flixist 2011 Summer Movie Recap Extravaganza

Flixist brought you the Summer Movie Guide way back in April, and now that the season and box office titles are about to change, it's time to look back and see how the 2011 summer films turned out. For the mortal readers out ...
Sep 02 // Tom Fronczak

Anna Kendrick to play singing goth role in Pitch Perfect?

Just because I don't like Glee doesn't mean I don't like song and dance; when I was young I watched Sister Act enough times to break my VHS copy, and I'm definitely in the majority when I say Chicago was a great musical. That...
Aug 31 // Tom Fronczak

JapanFlix having 25% discount sale in September

After a long summer of box office booms and busts, does anyone else have a desire for something new and different? Are you sick of scrolling through Netflix without finding anything odd enough to catch your eyes? Maybe a movi...
Aug 26 // Tom Fronczak

Flix for Short: The Mapping of Jerry Gretzinger

"The map began as just a doodle." Just as Hogwart's Castle once never existed in the minds of any living creature -- but is now vivid in the minds of millions -- every creation begins with an initial spark and can grow to gr...
Aug 23 // Tom Fronczak

Movie Debate to the Death! Favorite Zoe Saldana film?

In the previous debate I asked everyone what their favorite David Craig film was. I was expecting more of a battle between two of his notable movies, but the results were more varied than I anticipated: Casino Royale: 12 vot...
Aug 22 // Tom Fronczak

Monday Movie Trivia: Jesse Eisenberg's sister

After Adventureland and Zombieland put Jesse Eisenberg on the map in many minds around America, it was unquestionably The Social Network which solidified his spot in Hollywood for many years to come. Recently I had fun watchi...
Aug 12 // Tom Fronczak

Review: 30 Minutes or Less

I first pointed out the controversy that surrounded the plot behind 30 Minutes or Less back in April, and last week it exploded again on the net as more and more readers discovered that this comedy film is arguably based on t...
Aug 11 // Tom Fronczak

New UCSD study suggests audience prefers plot spoilers

A new study by Nicholas Christenfeld and Jonathan Leavitt of the UC San Diego psychology department suggests that a spoiled story might actually be more enjoyable than experiencing a story as it was intended to be consumed. T...
Aug 05 // Tom Fronczak

Underrated: Private Parts

Hey Flixist readers! We all enjoy bringing you a dozen news articles every single weekday. We also LOVE giving you all advance notice on which films are and aren't worth seeing on opening weekend. However, from here on we'd...
Aug 04 // Tom Fronczak

Review: The Change-Up

I love it when movie reviews are easy to write. Here’s all you really need to know about The Change-Up: This is yet another body swap plot, but it’s an R rated one, which is rare for this cliché. It&rsquo...
Jul 28 // Tom Fronczak

Concept art for Robert Rodriguez Fire and Ice remake

Last week we brought you news from SDCC that Robert Rodriguez had partnered with Frazetta Productions to remake the famous animated film Fire and Ice. When asked about his vision for the live action remake of the Frank Frazet...
Jul 26 // Tom Fronczak

Chilean miners sell script to Black Swan producer Medavoy

It's hard to believe it's been almost a full year since the 33 Chilean miners were tragically trapped underground. Mike Medavoy (Black Swan, Shutter Island) has successfully reached an agreement with the representatives of th...
Jul 26 // Tom Fronczak

Movie Debate to the Death! Favorite Daniel Craig film?

In the last debate we discussed which of the many Ryan Reynolds films was our favorite. Eleven different movies received votes but here are the top results: Van Wilder (4 votes) -- Winner! Definitely, Maybe (3 votes) Advent...
Jul 25 // Tom Fronczak

Olivia Wilde interview on her & Leslie Mann nude scenes

I was able to see an early screening of The Change-Up on Thursday, and after reading this interview snippet about Cowboys & Aliens, that makes two new films you can expect her nude in. Whereas you often hear about nudity ...
Jul 25 // Tom Fronczak

Sarah Palin film hitting VOD & PPV after making $101,000

What do Undefeated and Troll Hunter have in common? They're both movies you've probably never heard of since they've each earned less than $200,000 in theaters so far. They're also both about trolls that no one should fear. D...
Jul 20 // Tom Fronczak

Barry Pepper, Yoakam, Bonham Carter in Lone Ranger talks

Imagine that! Another film with Depp and Helena Bonham Carter! We already know that Armie Hammer (The Social Network) will be the Lone Ranger, that Johnny Depp will surprisingly play Tonto, and that Gore Verbinski is directin...
Jul 19 // Tom Fronczak

Movie Debate to the Death! Favorite Ryan Reynolds film?

In the previous debate we discussed which of the many Jason Bateman films was our favorite. The results were enjoyably varied, and votes spanned eight different films: Dodgeball (3 votes) -- Winner! Extract (2 votes) As for...
Jul 19 // Tom Fronczak

Friday Night Lights to become a film? Again? Awesome!

Remember that football film, Friday Night Lights? You probably don't; it wasn't that good. I'm the person who used to encourage friends to watch new shows (Archer, Parenthood, many more) that impressed me, so imagine my surpr...
Jul 18 // Tom Fronczak

Monday Movie Trivia! Cats and scorpions!

Hey, you! Yeah, you! Stop what you're doing and solve the rest of these mind teasers from a few weeks ago. Most weeks you all get the satisfaction of solving all my movie trivia in a matter of minutes, so this is me rubbing i...
Jul 15 // Tom Fronczak

Captain America clip and Harrison Ford getting punched

The clip above is an extended look at the scene in the Captain America: The First Avenger trailer where Steve Rogers (Chris Evans, but with Paul Warren as the skinny stand-in) dives on a grenade in his pre-Avenger days as a ...
Jul 11 // Tom Fronczak

Monday Movie Trivia: ostrich races!

Last week I had ten 4th of July themed movie trivia mind teasers and everyone teamed up to solve them all. This week I have five more, but I just realized something: you guys never finished all of the trivia from two weeks ag...

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