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Disney is set to buy 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion

After a lot of hemming and hawing Disney and 21st Century Fox have agreed on a mega-buyout in which Disney will acquire all of Fox's entertainment production assets, and subsequently become an entertainment behemoth the likes we'v...

 
 
 
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SAG Awards announced providing little Oscar clarity

The Screen Actors Guild Awards are usually a good place to start if you want to see the way the Oscar winds are blowing. While the Golden Globes can give hints, SAG is made up of people who often also vote for the Oscars, meaning we get a b...

 
 
 
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See Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle early and free

I'm actually quite looking for to Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. Not really because I'm a big fan whatever franchise they're trying to make out of it, but because I like the rock doing dumb movies. He's just good at it and hopefully he's g...

 
 
 
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Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

I really thought I had gotten some Star Wars fatigue. In the build up to the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi I just wasn't feeling that usual excitement, but as the day of my screening got closer it started to swell....

 
 
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CW Superhero Roundup: Tickle-Me-Elmo is my god now

In this weekly feature, we’ll offer up brief recaps of each of the CW’s ever-increasing stable of interconnected superhero shows – Supergirl, Flash, Legends of Tomorrow and Arrow. We’ll offer up b...

 
 
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The Walking Dead Season 8 Recap: 'How It's Gotta Be'

[Editor's Note: Before we say anything, this recap will obviously go into detail about last night's episode of The Walking Dead, so there are going to be a ton of SPOILERS. Beginning now.] Season 8's mid-season finale put us on a high ...

 
 
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2018 Golden Globe nominees announced

It's the end of the year here in America, snow is beginning to fall, the days are getting shorter, and the entertainment awards season is starting to heat up. Early this morning the nominees for the 2018 Golden Globes were announced by Kris...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Ryan Reynolds cast as Pikachu in Detective Pikachu movie

According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter, Ryan Reynolds has been cast as the titular Pikachu in Legendary's upcoming live-action adaptation of Detective Pikachu.Alongside Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton, Ryan Reynolds will re...

 
 
 
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CW releases new origin trailer for Black Lightning

The CW's Arrowverse shows have varied in quality throughout the seasons, but they've always had a certain charm even when it's not their best run. They definitely seem to understand the DC universe better than the movies do. Maybe they get...

 
 
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CW Superhero Roundup: Crisis!

In this weekly feature, we’ll offer up brief recaps of each of the CW’s ever-increasing stable of interconnected superhero shows – Supergirl, Flash, Legends of Tomorrow and Arrow. We’ll offer up b...

 
 
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Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri

Movies have long been a means by which the stories of generations have been told. Taxi Driver showed the world just what the horrors of war and a crime-riddled town will do to the soul of man. Dr. Strangelove took the looming threat of nucl...

 
 
 
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The Walking Dead Season 8 Recap: 'Time for After'

Perhaps the biggest news of the evening was that Rick Grimes was not naked inside that shipping container. I probably should have started with the spoiler warning. Sorry. [Editor's Note: This recap will obviously go into detail about last n...

 
 
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What's your favorite Pixar movie?

With Coco taking the first spot once again this week and no new movies to really talk about over a dead weekend it seems like perfect time to talk Pixar! It's either that or dogging on Justice League again as it it dropp...

 
 
 
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Why aren't you watching Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.?

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D (from here on out known as Agents because screw those periods) is kicking off its fifth season tomorrow night and I couldn't be more excited. However, as we learned over the summer, not as many people are ...

 
 
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See the Shape of Water early and free

Guillermo del Toro was all set to make Pacific Rim 2, but then he realized that a better course of action would be to make a different kind of monster movie. A love story full of his trademark style, horror, and atmosphere. We should all be...

 
 
 
 
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What genre can't Disney beat DC superhero movies with?

Thanksgiving weekend has long been known for your drunk uncle saying things they probably shouldn't, eating too much turkey, and rousing oneself out of the turkey-induced stupor to see a movie. Usually, this spells good news for big release...

 
 
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CW Superhero Roundup: Back in the saddle

In this weekly feature, we’ll offer up brief recaps of each of the CW’s ever-increasing stable of interconnected superhero shows – Supergirl, Flash, Legends of Tomorrow and Arrow. We’ll offer up b...

 
 
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Justice League gives Themysciran armor the sexy treatment

The warriors of Themyscira, who hit the big screen in Wonder Woman in May 2017, did not need a costume update for Justice League, November 2017, but we got one anyway because some people still think glamorous titillation is a priority.

 
 
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Review: Coco

A litany of Disney animated films have explored various cultures. Whether or not they were entirely respectful of those cultures is up for debate, but the one constant up until recently was that neither Disney nor Pixar tackled any aspects ...

 
 
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The Walking Dead Season 8 Recap: 'The Big Scary U'

If you've been following AMC's eighth season of The Walking Dead, you know that so far, we're dealing with the events of a single day, focused around the alliance's attack on the empire, aka Hilltop-Alexandria-Kingdom (HAK, as I'm...

 
 
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CW Superhero Roundup: Deathstroke Jr.

In this weekly feature, we’ll offer up brief recaps of each of the CW’s ever-increasing stable of interconnected superhero shows – Supergirl, Flash, Legends of Tomorrow and Arrow. We’ll offer up b...

 
 
 
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Check out the first teaser for The Incredibles 2

There isn't much to go on in this teaser, honestly, but it does confirm a few things. Baby Jack Jack has a couple of new powers, and the Incredibles theme still pulls at my heartstrings the way it used too.  The sequel will ...

 
 
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Your Bad Movie Night Guide, Vol. 10: ThanksKilling

Just in time for Thanksgiving break ... or bemoaning that corporate America doesn't provide a full Thanksgiving break and you've got to burn 3 whole PTO days ... we, the people of Flixist, return from hiatus to bring you the 10th, seasonall...

 
 
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Tarantino's next film will be distributed by Sony

Quentin Tarantino and the Weinstein brothers are almost synonymous. They gave him his first break and he's made ever single movie with them either through Miramax or The Weinstein Company. Well, after Weinstein was finally publicly revealed...

 
 
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Rumor: Jake Gyllenhaal wanted for Batman

(Note: I'm referring to Gyllenhal's creepy turn in the film Nightcrawler, not the X-Men character. I suppose explaining a joke means it's not a good one, but here we are.) It's been pretty clear that Ben Affleck hasn't been having as m...

 
 
 




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Star Wars: The Last Jedi"The Force is strong with this one"

 

Coco"I'm (nearly) in love with the Coco"

 

Justice League"Super, man?"

 

Inhumans (Season 1)"How did this happen?"

 

Murder on the Orient Express"Starring Kenneth Branagh, directed by Kenneth Branagh, produced by..."

 

Stranger Things 2 "Less of a killer thriller"

 

Thor: Ragnarok"♫ On we sweep with threshing oar / Our only goal will be the western shore / Ah-ah, ah! ♫"

 

Last Flag Flying"Richard Linklater standing at attention, but not at ease or at rest"

 

A Bad Moms Christmas"Moms are trouble"

 

Lady Bird"Fly, birdy, fly"

 

Blade of the Immortal"If you came here for Wesley Snipes, look elsewhere"

 

Suburbicon"Suburbicant get it right"

 

Jigsaw"Gettin' jiggy wit it"

 

The Square"The square is the ideal, the world is rectangles and trapezoids"

 

The Snowman"When you try your best but you don't succeed"

 

Wonderstruck"When the might of artifice meets the disappointing limitations of realism"

 

The Foreigner"Jackie Chan has a certain set of skills, too"

 

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)"Damaged people, decent people, dysfunctional families"

 

The Mountain Between Us"Why didn't they eat the dog?"

 

My Little Pony: The Movie"Straight to the glue factory"

 

Blade Runner 2049"Does Hollywood dream of electric reboots?"

 

Cult of Chucky"Don't cults require followers?"

 
 
 
 
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