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Review: Johnny Gruesome

Johnny Gruesome's theme song describes its title character with more poetry than I could dream to achieve: "I died in anger. I want revenge. The only color I see is red. I'm not gonna stop. Blood is gonna drop, until everybody is dead. With...

 
 
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See Beautiful Boy early and free

We've got a last minute screening for you so you can cry for two hours tonight! OK, that doesn't sound like that much fun, but Beautiful Boy looks like the prolific tear-jerker of the holiday season, and it's good to have a nice cry ev...

 
 
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Venom is a bona fide hit as it outperforms again

The big question last week was whether or not Venom's above-expectation box office would carry over to next week. Predictions were for a pretty solid drop considering the poor reviews and only OK audience reception. Those predictions w...

 
 
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Iron Fist will not be returning for a season three

In news that is probably shocking to no one, Marvel and Netflix's Iron Fist will not be returning for a third season. Despite apparently improving the second time around, the showrunners at Marvel have passed on continuing Danny Rand's tale...

 
 
 
 
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Venom Sequel will not be R-Rated

For a film, many thought would do horribly because it's not part of the MCU and is done by Sony, Venom did extremely well at the box office in its opening weekend. Now, of course, there is the talk of where does it go from here and that que...

 
 
 
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Review: First Man

Another year, another epic sci-fi movie that rolls into theatres to rake up award nominations. Since 2013, there's been a trend to release at least one big sci-fi movie that either focuses on scientifically accurate space adventures or a hi...

 
 
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Review: Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

I won’t beat around the bush here; this movie blows. I was gonna do this whole intro I normally do where I tell you about how scary the Goosebumps books were when I was a kid, and blah blah blah, yadda yadda yadda, and this new thing...

 
 
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Review: Apostle

Gareth Evans (not to be confused with the also talented Gareth Edwards) is easily one of the best action directors working. The Raid and The Raid 2 are, to put it simply, action masterpieces. His use of space, innov...

 
 
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Review: Daredevil (Season 3)

Matt Murdock has had a hard life. Just when you think our favorite superpowered blind lawyer vigilante has totally hit rock bottom, the extraordinary situations that he gets into keeps bringing him lower and lower. Matt, a devout Catho...

 
 
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Here's our first glimpse of 2019's Aladdin

A new teaser trailer for Disney's live-action remake of Aladdin was shown during tonight's football game and if you were hoping for something substantial, it's best to temper your expectations. They call these things teasers for a reason an...

 
 
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Review: Titans (Season 1)

There comes a point in one's life where they become disillusioned with the world and their surroundings, and when one's optimism and idealism become cynicism and nihilism. In Titans, that disillusionment is a constant in a wo...

 
 
 
 
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God Country takes a leap from the pages to the screen

In a world teeming with superhero sensory overload, sometimes a respite is needed. Sometimes the hero isn’t really a hero and only fights for good because there’s no other choice. A reluctant hero, perhaps. Welcome to God Coun...

 
 
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Lady Gaga could play Ursula in live-action Little Mermaid

We've got more Disney live-action movie news for you. Apparently, Lady Gaga is interested in taking on the role of Ursula the Sea-Witch in the live-action adaption of The Little Mermaid. This past summer it was reported that this role was o...

 
 
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Will Smith shows off Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' poster

If you happen to love all things Disney like I do, and have been keeping up with their live-action adaptions of their classic films, then you will love what Will Smith just showed off today. In an Instagram post, the new Genie showed off th...

 
 
 
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Netflix Witcher adaptation casts Yennefer and Ciri

The pieces are starting to fall into place for Netflix's The Witcher adaptation. Today it was announced that Freya Allan and Anya Chalotra will portray the roles of Ciri and Yennefer respectively. This comes after it was announced a few w...

 
 
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See Halloween early and free

Halloween is back... in pog form! No, OK, it's just back in classic form. With the return of Jamie Lee Curtis and functioning as a direct sequel to the first movie the newest edition of Halloween actually looks scary as hell....

 
 
 
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Review: Better Call Saul (Season 4)

The path to redemption is not necessarily a straight line—rather, it can be sinusoidal instead. With Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk) in Better Call Saul, his journey as a con-man trying to turn into a genuinely good person is full of...

 
 
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Easy money won't not let Pitch Perfect 4 be a thing

Let me get my dig in upfront about how a potential sequel to the worst sequel ever is totally fine and definitely not capitalism squeezing out my last gasp of creative hope for Hollywood. Nope, just another Wednesday where once excitin...

 
 
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The 300 Week 40: THIS IS GAGA!

Why howdy, partner, and welcome back to The 300, a rootin' tootin' feature on my wild attempt to watch 300 movies in theaters in the year 2018. I’ll be watching new releases, classics, hidden gems, and festival films to experience the...

 
 
 
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NYFF Review: Roma

Thinking about the opening shot of Roma brings tears to my eyes. The centerpiece film at the 2018 New York Film Festival is a masterful display of Alfonso Cuaron’s craft, and how the magic of filmmaking can situate the mind in a speci...

 
 
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Everything from NYCC, cosplay, and Bowsette

After a few days of recovery, it's time to wrap up our coverage of New York Comic-Con. Between all of the running around most of us did from the Javitz Center to Madison Square Garden for the big panels, the Flixist crew is pretty damned ti...

 
 
 
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NYCC: The Boys teaser shows little but has promise

Garth Ennis is the best thing that ever came out of the terrible period of comics known as the 90's. There I said it. Yes, there are a few other merits from that decade but Ennis and his writing just embodies so much of the 90's while stil...

 
 
 
 
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NYFF Review: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Like Hail, Caesar!, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is a movie about movies. Hail, Caesar! took the tropes of the old-fashioned studio pictures and turned them into an interconnected backlot pastiche of cinematic styles. You had composites of ...

 
 
 
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NYCC: LEGO Spiderman Special coming to theaters next year

This year's NYCC had a heavy dose of our favorite web-crawling superhero Spider-Man. First, we got a glimpse into more of the upcoming film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse. Now LEGO and Marvel are bringing us LEGO Marvel Spider-Man: Vexed...

 
 
 
 
 




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Johnny Gruesome"A GWAR T-shirt come to life"

 

First Man"Spaceman says everybody look down"

 

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween"It'll make you cry like an anime fan on prom night"

 

Apostle"This is not The Raid 3"

 

Daredevil (Season 3)"Angsty, but self-aware"

 

Titans (Season 1)"A show that wants to take your lunch money"

 

NYFF Roma"Alfonso Cuaron has made one of the best movies of the decade"

 

NYFF The Ballad of Buster Scruggs"Them Coen brothers made a buncha rootin' tootin' western subgenre homages, yessir, if that be yer tonic"

 

A Star is Born"That's how you get tinnitus"

 

Private Life"Netflix does indie drama"

 

Bad Times at the El Royale"Good times with bad people"

 

Venom"This is what it was like before the MCU"

 

Wobble Palace"A bit wobbly"

 

Death Kiss"Bronsonsploitation"

 

Molly"A shaky apocalypse"

 

Free Solo""I hope you have your sh*ttin pants on""

 

Smallfoot"There's a Freaks reference in this film"

 

The Old Man and the Gun"Wine, dine, holy crap he's 89"

 

Little Italy"As good as deep dish pizza"

 

Mermaid's Song"I think you mean Siren"

 

Assassination Nation"This is a genuine trigger warning"

 

The House with the Clock in Its Walls"The man who directed Hostel does a kids movie"

 

Iron Fist (Season 2)"A bounce back from laughably embarrassing to more-than-okay"

 

The Children Act"Fantastic courtroom drama - shame about the script"

 
 
 
 
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