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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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Deadpool gets creative in new Deadpool 2 Teaser

Scheduled to release on June 2, Deadpool 2 was due a trailer (though perhaps not as much as Avengers: Infinity War). Finally, we've got something. It's not a full trailer, and contains only a hint of spoilers, but, true to D...

 
 
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Amazon is making a Lord of the Rings TV series

News has been brewing for days now that Amazon was pursuing a deal with Warner Bros. and the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien to bring an adaptation of The Lord of the Rings to television (or streaming), and today, it was confirmed.

 
 
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The Walking Dead Season 8 Recap: 'Some Guy'

'Some Guy' (TWD, s8e4) kicks of with Ezekiel calmly donning his persona, he's indoors, and clearly not in danger. For a moment, it's unclear if we're viewing some time after the ambush that concluded last week's episode, or if we're getting...

 
 
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What to (hopefully) watch when Game of Thrones ends

News broke Friday that Amazon is in discussions with with Warner Bros. and the J.R.R. Tolkien estate to acquire television rights for the epic fantasy classic. Amazon founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, is looking for content that is "large-s...

 
 
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The Walking Dead Season 8 Recap: 'Monsters'

Three weeks into the eighth season of AMC’s The Walking Dead finds our players fighting the same fight. No, not the war versus the Saviors, but the battle, the same battle, that kicked off the season premiere. In fact, argua...

 
 
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The Walking Dead Season 8 Recap: 'The Damned'

‘The Damned,' episode 2 of The Walking Dead season 8 plays in 4 parts across 3 scenes. We continue just where we left off last week with Rick and his merry band of men splitting up post-assault on the The Sanctuary.

 
 
 
 
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The Walking Dead Season 8 Recap: 'Mercy'

Back on April 2, The Walking Dead wrapped its seventh season with style, providing the opening overtures to the theme all out war. Rick and the Alexandrians are saved from Negan, the Saviors, and the Scavengers, by the timely...

 
 
 
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Star Wars Han Solo Spin-off gets title: Solo

Now that production has wrapped, director Ron Howard took to Twitter today to spill the beans on the title of the Han Solo Star Wars spin-off. And wait for it, it's a doozy: Solo.

 
 
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Review: The Foreigner

It’s been a while since we’ve seen Jackie Chan in US cinemas, especially as a lead, and I for one, am happy to have him back. Think on it for a moment:  Jackie Chan is still one the world’s biggest stars (currently ra...

 
 
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New York Comic Con 2017: Saturday's Cosplay

Representing Flixist, this lonely writer made his first pilgrimage to the holly mecca of nerddom that is the New York Comic Con. I'd done my research. I'd read the guide, and reached out to those I knew who'd bravely gone before me. Their w...

 
 
 
 
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Review: My Little Pony: The Movie

June 28, Hasbro has just released the trailer for My Little Pony: The Movie. I’m mildly impressed. It’s fun. Zany. Action-packed. It has great animation and it appears to have references designed for people over the age of ...

 
 
 
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Review: Jeepers Creepers 3

If you've read any of my posts for Flixist, you know that I approach most sequels not with trepidation, but with outright skepticism. This is because rather than being an earnest or needed continuation to a great story, they're cash grabs. ...

 
 
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RIP Hugh Hefner (1926 - 2017)

The world lost an icon this week with the passing of Hugh Hefner, Playboy founder and lifestyle embodiment. Icon is perhaps the most appropriate way to describe the man. While he was famous for embodying fame, a spirit of lavish l...

 
 
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Sex and the City 3 Canceled

In happy sad news, Sex and the City 3 will not be happening. We repeat, Sex and the City 3, the third movie based off the HBO series which ran from 1998 to 2004, has been canceled.  That is all.

 
 
 
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Trailer for third Maze Runner: The Death Cure

The Maze Runner was clearly trying to cash in on the last wave of dystopian future with teenage models that The Hunger Games kicked off. Yes, you can thank The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins, and Lionsgate for Divergent. Goddamn yo...

 
 
 
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Netflix's 1922 trailer cashes in on Stephen King It craze

Hot off the heels of the wildly successful film adaptation of Stephen King's It, we're getting a Netflix adaptation of a King novella, 1922, park of 2010's collection Full Dark, No Stars. It looks like we've got some dirt farmers who aren't...

 
 
 
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Your Bad Movie Night Guide, Vol. 9: Chopping Mall

In Volume 9 of Your Bad Movie Night Guide, we cover Chopping Mall, our first reader suggestion, brought to you by @TheLimoMaker. I nearly typed chopping block, as chopping mall makes very little sense, even after seeing the m...

 
 
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The Punisher, Netflix Daredevil spinoff, gets new trailer

Netflix released an upgraded version of its earlier The Punisher teaser trailer. Now, this is what we've been waiting for. Sure, it starts with the requisite Frank Castle's-family-was-killed backstory which is a bit slow...

 
 
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Jumanji: Welcometo the Jungle has 2nd trailer

The debut of a second official trailer for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, let optimism shine it's goofy face on my otherwise dour, cynical visage. Was that a slight homage to the Robin Williams Jumanji of old? Did they just acknowledge its...

 
 
 
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Jamie Lee Curtis to reprise lead role in Halloween

In Hollywood only has one formula for success news (sequels), original 'final girl' Jamie Lee Curtis will reprise her role as Laurie Strode, Michael Meyers' first crush, 40 years after the original Halloween's release. This will mark Curtis...

 
 
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Your Bad Movie Night Guide, Vol. 8: Miami Connection

Continuing to prove that there was no period better than the end of the 80s to deliver flicks that have stood the test of time and have remained bad, meet Miami Connection. It was bad then, bad in the 90s, and is just hilarious n...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: It

Summer is over. We're entering the weekend past Labor Day. And yet, officially, technically (sorry everyone back in school), we've still got two more weeks. Lucky us. Lucky that now, when someone comes a knocking slinging nonsense like, "Th...

 
 
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Bad Moms Christmas red band trailer has hos 'n' balls

Bad Moms Christmas made my must-see list for the Flixist annual fall movie preview (see the rest of our picks here) and several days later it conveniently dropped a red band trailer. Sorry internet, but there are no Mila Kunis nude sce...

 
 
 
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Review: Good Time

The buzz about Good Time was well-established before the film went wide last week. Not only praise for its star, Robert Pattinson, yes, that Robert Pattinson, the Twilight vampire Robert Pattinson, but for its writer-director team behind th...

 
 
 


About Rick Lashone of us since 4:40 PM on 03.17.2016

Passionate about the world, the human experience, and how they co-exist.

Areas of expertise and interest: writing / photography / film / basketball / exploration / literature / production

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