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Review: Norm of the North: King Sized Adventure

For the past week, I've been down in the swamplands of Georgia hanging out with friends and having a complete blast at an event called HvZ Endwar. Imagine tag with Nerf Blasters, zombies, and tons of music and you'll have a pretty solid ide...

 
 
 
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Review: The Third Wife

Vietnam is a beautiful, beautiful country. I think if you have no interest in The Third Wife's quiet period drama and struggling women in a male-dominated culture, that beauty is more than enough reason to sit for the film. Were Ash Mayfair...

 
 
 
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New trailer for Queen & Slim hits the road running

In a blisteringly-contemporary update of the outlaws-on-the-run genre, we today get our first look at Queen & Slim from director Melina Matsoukas, who previously worked on HBO's Insecure as well as promotional shorts for Beyoncé...

 
 
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Not even Toy Story could break the summer's sequel slump

Look, Toy Story 4 did not flop at all. It pulled in $118 million over the weekend, making it the most successful opening of the franchise and the third largest opening weekend of the year. It's a hit, but... it's nowhere near what Disn...

 
 
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Could the Wachowskis return to direct the new Matrix film?

Hollywood is a fickle, temperamental child of a world, changing its collective mind faster than an adolescent grabs, drops, and cries about ice cream. So with that odd anecdote in mind, there are fresh rumblings in the world of the next Mat...

 
 
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Flixist on YouTube - Top 3 Pixar Movies

Toy Story 4 is out and guess what, it is amazing! Is this a return to form for Pixar, we sure hope so. On this week's FlixList I counted down his top three Pixar movies of all time. I talk about my love of Toy Story, Wall-E, and Up, bu...

 
 
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Flixist on YouTube - Top 5 Alien Movies EVER

In perhaps the most controversial FlixList of all time, I decided to leave out any of Ridley Scott's Alien movies in my top 5. There you go, you can complain in the comments section below. But the five on this list I believe are five o...

 
 
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Bo Burnham: comedy in the age of anxiety

There is something undeniably addictive about Bo Burnham’s work, and watching Eighth Grade only deepened my appreciation for him. He intrigues and saddens me in equal measure because he’s prodigiously gifted. How can one person,...

 
 
 
 
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Check out the festivities in new Midsommar trailer

The latest trailer for Ari Aster's Midsommar gives us a decidedly tongue-in-cheek look at the coming festival of beauty and misery. There's such gorgeous color and symmetry here as revelers even sit at symbolically-placed tables to eat din...

 
 
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Review: Toy Story 4

There's an old adage within Pixar, that the prestigious animated studio wouldn't make sequels unless they had "better stories" than the originals. Ever since Cars 2 followed up a homely and relatable classic with espionage plots and literal...

 
 
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Watch the heartwarming trailer for The Peanut Butter Falcon

Putting on his dirtiest hat and donning his best non-inebriated Jackson Maine voice, Shia LaBeouf returns to the big screen in a modern day version of a Mark Twain story. A small town outlaw on the run, LaBeouf's Tyler crosses path with Za...

 
 
 
 
 
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First teaser for The Terror's second season comes into focus

Going the route of successful anthology series like American Horror Story, AMC's rooted-in-fact cocktail of historical and supernatural horror returns as The Terror: Infamy, ditching the titular English ships of the first season. Instead o...

 
 
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Liam Hemsworth is a killer, man in trailer for Killerman

Got to be honest--I'm not feeling this trailer for Killerman. Hemsworth has some emotional intensity that I like, but as a whole I'm not sure I buy him as a hardened criminal. The worst bit, though, is the amnesia angle that sees Hemsworth...

 
 
 
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She blinded me with violence in trailer for Blindsided

Pulling a reverse-Don't Breathe--a film which made me think being blind was supposed to morph you into a super-human killing machine that can track people by the smell of their shoes--we have Blindsided, a film where being blind is actuall...

 
 
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NoHo Hank is joining the Bill & Ted cast

The Bill & Ted train is on a roll. With Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter set to reprise their roles as the bodacious buds, the film’s villain is now set. Fresh off an excellent season two of HBO’s Barry, Anthony Carrigan has b...

 
 
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Could Keanu Reeves be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Look, we all love Keanu Reeves, right? There are the memes and breathtaking public appearances and work like the John Wick films are a lot of fun and do well at the box office. He is, in every sense of the term, a movie star. But for many o...

 
 
 
 
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I'll never forget watching Inception in theaters

Children know that when school is over, it's time for the good movies. Superheroes, robots, aliens, and other out-worldly forces take over movie theaters to provide relief, escapism, and as we learn later in life, nostalgia. It is these sum...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Contest: Win a Blu-ray copy of Jordan Peele's Us

We've got a Blu-ray copy of Jordan Peele's Us to give away -- come enter our contest to nab it! Jordan Peele is kind of on fire right now. His debut feature, Get Out, drew in accolades left and right (and made some decent mon...

 
 
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Motion Pixels: The movies to watch before playing Judgement

Motion Pixels is a series of haphazard articles hoping to link the passions of gaming and films. Through recommendations, general chicanery, and, sometimes, analysis our hope is to set you, dear reader, on a path of exploration you might no...

 
 
 
 
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Criminal's first teaser is teasing as all get out

Look, it's not going to be easy going for Netflix in the coming years as media heavyweights start yanking their content from the streaming platform and start putting it on their own platforms. They're not just losing content, but clout. Th...

 
 
 
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Review: Jessica Jones Season 3

During the lead up to the final season of Jessica Jones, I both wanted and didn't want the show to air. With the end of this show, we've officially reached the end of the Marvel/Netflix shows that have been around since 2015 and have given ...

 
 
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Todd Phillips confirms that The Joker will be rated R

I'll be the first to admit that I haven't been a fan of anything that has come out of the DCEU since Man of Steel. Truth be told, the only movies I've been looking forward to from DC have been ones that are tangentially related to their abo...

 
 




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The Third Wife"Fate has the upper hand."

 

Toy Story 4"An existential nightmare (for kids!)"

 

Jessica Jones Season 3"What is your truth?"

 

Men in Black: "Oh, they have crap overseas too!"

 

The Dead Don't Die"Shambling wreck or full of brains?"

 

Shaft"Shut cho mouth!"

 

Diamantino"Ignorance is bliss"

 

The Fall of the American Empire"Big ideas, bad ideas, muddled ideas"

 

The Secret Life of Pets 2"A move with the attention spa... SQUIRREL!"

 

Dark Phoenix"Rising from ashes or better off soot?"

 

The Last Black Man in San Francisco"An ode to a home slipping out of grasp"

 

Changeland"Seth Green goes to Thailand"

 

Rocketman"I'm still standing"

 

Godzilla: King of the Monsters"Call me when they add Jet Jaguar"

 

The Cleaning Lady"Expect the expected"

 

Rondo"A little blood never hurts"

 

Free Trip To Egypt"Not a ploy to sell you into sex slavery"

 

Domino"Line 'em up"

 

The Perfection"A blood and vomit duet"

 

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 6 Episode 3 - "Fear and Loathing..."A weird space comedy you didn't know you wanted"

 

Aladdin"Touch nothing but the lamp!"

 
 
 
 
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