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Review: Tomb Raider

Lara Croft is one of video games’s biggest icons. Even those not familiar with the wonky original 3D titles or the recently rebooted series know who Croft is, even if they can’t recognize her, or tell you what she’s like. ...

 
 
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HBO's Fahrenheit 451 has a new teaser that's straight fire

HBO released a trailer today for Fahrenheit 451, a film adaption of Ray Bradbury's pivotal science-fiction novel. The film stars Michael B. Jordan as the protagonist/lover of fire Guy Montag, and Michael Shannon as the stern Captain Beatty....

 
 
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Review: Early Man

You know, I remember watching my first Wallace & Gromit movie very clearly. It was Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. Now, I didn’t know what or who Wallace and Gromit were, but the unique animation alongside the ec...

 
 
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Ethan Hawke will play Nikola Tesla in an upcoming Biopic

In a role seldom portrayed on the silver screen, actor Ethan Hawke will take up the mantle of Nikola Tesla in an upcoming biopic covering the scientists life.  Tesla, directed by Michael Almereyda, will detail Tesla's life in thor...

 
 
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Review: Fifty Shades Freed

Fifty Shades Freed is the final chapter in a franchise that has been solemnly focused on one thing. No, not the bondage or the S&M, though those do play a crucial role in dressing up (or stripping down) the focal-point of this series. R...

 
 
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Drew Stuart's favorite films of 2017

[Ed. Note: We do awards a bit different at Flixist. Most of our writers do not get early screenings or award screeners of movies, which means it isn't easy to see some of the films that only get limited releases in December for many of us. ...

 
 
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John Cena in negotiations to star in Duke Nukem movie

Well, color me surprised. According to The Hollywood Reporter, John Cena is in talks to star as Duke Nukem in an upcoming film adaption of the 90s FPS franchise. Yeah, you heard that right. The film was originally going to made by Dime...

 
 
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Review: Insidious: The Last Key

There’s a fatal flaw that’s lodged in every good horror franchise: sooner or later, their quality begins to drop exponentially. Saw was a great film, but Saw IV? What about Paranormal Activity, and each entry into that after the...

 
 
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Animaniacs is getting 2 new Seasons courtesy of Hulu

Well, I was wrong. Back in May, we heard that Animaniacs was looking to make a comeback, with both Amblin Television and Warner Bros. Animation on board for its revival. I was sure they would pick Netflix, but it looks like Animaniacs is be...

 
 
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Review: Black Mirror (Season 4)

We live in a time of fear. Fear of other people, fear of our government. We’re afraid of where we are, but more than that, we are terrified of where we are going. We can hardly predict what will happen in a given year, and technology ...

 
 
 
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How Star Wars: The Last Jedi fumbles its potential

(Editors Note: We've had two pretty glowing takes on The Last Jedi, found here and here, so Drew offered to provide a counterpoint to those.) Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a puzzling movie. Not because it’s...

 
 
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Review: Pitch Perfect 3

I don’t know what I was expecting. The Pitch Perfect series has never been remarkable, but also never distasteful enough to shout about it on the internet for an extended period of time. It exists for the sole purpose of entertaining ...

 
 
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Review: Murder on the Orient Express

Adaptions are tricky. Any work that is remade will inevitably draw comparison from versions that came before, whether positive or negative. Differences in direction, photography, acting, theming and execution are felt immediately by anyone ...

 
 
 
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There's a What We Do in the Shadows TV Show in the pipeline

This weekend, thousands of moviegoers will flock to theaters for Thor: Ragnarok, the highly anticipated return of Thor in a standalone movie that doesn't look as boring as his first two outings. What's curious is the director behind Ra...

 
 
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Review: Blade of the Immortal

Takashi Miike is, in the purest sense of the word, prolific. He has dedicated himself to churning out film after film, year in and year out, often with wildly differing levels of success. Sure, it’s easy to look at fantastic works lik...

 
 
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Review: The Snowman

Star-power isn’t what it once was. It used to be, if you were a big celebrity, and you face was front-and-center on a films marketing, it was a guaranteed success. Nowadays, that strategy isn’t effective, and studios that still ...

 
 
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Sony is making a Settlers of Catan movie

You know who Sony Pictures is. You know the kinds of movies they create. Jack and Jill, Fantastic Four, Pixels, Ghostbusters (2016), The Emoji Movie. This studio has generated some of the worst pieces of film I've ever seen. Now, they'...

 
 
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi finally receives a Trailer

It's finally arrived. The first trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi just premiered during Monday Night Football on ESPN.  This is the first look we've gotten at The Last Jedi since the teaser debuted back in April....

 
 
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Review: The Mountain Between Us

The Mountain Between Us promises a lot from the outset. It promises to be a story of survival, one where your life depends on the support of a stranger. It also intends to sweep the audience off their feet with a grand love story, a bond fo...

 
 
 
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The Best Stand Up on Netflix Right Now

At the tender age of 10, I was plopped down in my Fathers car on the way home from dinner. My brothers leg jutted into my right knee, and we pushed against each other as the car swerved around corners, and cradled us over bumps in the ...

 
 
 
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Pacific Rim: Uprising has some dope New Posters

If you've been waiting eagerly for more swords made of ships, more punches thrown with rocket boosters, more kaiju rampaging across the globe...well, you'll still have to wait for the release of Pacific Rim: Uprising. In the meantime, ...

 
 
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IT sequel floats to a 2019 release after Labor Day

New Line Cinema's It has been a massive success. The film soared to both a positive critical and commercial response, and has since become the highest grossing horror movie of all time. It has made $478 million in sales so far, so it s...

 
 
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Post-Production has finished on Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Rian Johnson, director of the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi, announced in an instagram post yesterday that post-production has wrapped for them film. Johnson congratulated his post-production team for their continued efforts and hard wo...

 
 
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Matthew Vaughn is in talks to direct next Superman film

In an exclusive story from HeyUGuys, Matthew Vaughn revealed that he is in talks with DC Comics to direct a sequel to 2013's Man of Steel. A new Superman movie is big news, and in a time where DC is trying to pivot from their dark-and-gritt...

 
 
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There's finally a trailer for Tomb Raider

After weeks of information-drip on the new Tomb Raider, we finally have a trailer to sink our teeth into. And boy, do we have a lot to talk about. From the trailer, this appears to be a direct adaption of 2013's Tomb Raider videogame. Not o...

 
 
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New Poster out for Woody Allen's Wonder Wheel

Well, Woody Allen's Wonder Wheel is just a few months away from release. The film will premiere on the final night of the 55th New York Film Festival on October 14, 2017, but in the meantime, Amazon Studios has finally released a theatrical...

 
 
 
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The 'Netflix is a Joke' campaign is incredible marketing

Last night was the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, a ceremony where our beloved television industry pats itself on the back and tells itself how good they did. It's a night full of accolades for those who excelled in the entertainme...

 
 
 
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Review: Mother!

Would you like to play a game? Well, it’s a puzzle really. It starts with Mother and Him. They are set in their home, and set upon by strangers. Only one at first, but then two, four, a grieving, boisterous entourage, a cult. All of c...

 
 
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'John Wick: Chapter Three' just got a release date

In an era of derivative, bland action movies, the John Wick series has been fighting against the tide with excellent fights, and minimal BS. While the second film was less well received than the series first outing, John Wick: Chapter ...

 
 
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Trevor Noah's 'The Daily Show' contract extended through 2022

The Daily Show has certainly gone through a metamorphosis in the last couple of years. The departure of Jon Stewart from the show had many shouting that this was the end of The Daily Show. And, after so many seasons with such a well-liked a...

 
 
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Patty Jenkins will return to direct 'Wonder Woman 2'

Well, in news that should surprise no-one, Patty Jenkisn will be returning to direct the untitled sequel to this years Wonder Woman. This development was announced in an exclusive by Variety yesterday, and there's even a release date to mar...

 
 
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'The Magic School Bus Rides Again' has a weak-ass trailer now

Along with most of my fellow friends and classmates, I grew up in the culture of the late 90's. It was a marvelous time filled with Rollerblades, Pizza, and Nintendo; almost everything a kid needs to have a good time. Almost. Kids are natur...

 
 


About Drew Stuartone of us since 9:32 AM on 05.16.2017

Drew Stuart is a film-goer, a game-doer, and a third thing he can't think of. He will think of it one day, but for now, he writes about movies here on Flixist.
 
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