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Rudd and Mann reprising Knocked Up roles in This Is Forty

Something a decent amount of casual movie goers still don't know about the film Knocked Up is that Leslie Mann is married to Judd Apatow, and that Paul Rudd and Leslie's two children in the film are actually Apatow and Mann's real life chil...

 
 
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Movie Debate to the Death! Favorite Jason Bateman film?

Last week we gathered up a few spotlights and shined the light on Kevin James. When asked which of his groan worthy films was the worst, we surprisingly had a winner emerge: Grown Ups (4 votes) -- Winner? Loser! Paul Blart: Mall Cop (3 vot...

 
 
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Top 11 box office films of 2011 so far!

Now that the year is half over, let's take a look back and see which films are leading the pack in profits so far. Here are the 2011 domestic leaders for now. All numbers are in millions of dollars: The Hangover Part II ($248.7) Pirates of...

 
 
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Monday Movie Trivia: Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July! For those of you who didn't get a chance to enjoy any fireworks tonight, this Flixist header image goes out to you! You know how it works by now. With the help of each other, try to figure out all of the DVD covers in ...

 
 
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Pirates 4 about to become the 8th film to earn $1 billion

Many online are cheering or booing as another film approaches the honor of earning $1 billion in worldwide box office sales. With only seven films to have ever achieved that goal, it's nowhere near being a common occurrence yet, but it shou...

 
 
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Drew Barrymore to direct & produce Heist Society

Warner Brothers won the rights to the Ally Carter book adaptation last year, and now the budget ball is finally rolling as Drew Barrymore joins Denise Di Novi (Edward Scissorhands, A Walk to Remember, dozens more in all genres) and Alison G...

 
 
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Movie Debate to the Death! Worst Kevin James film?

Last week was our huge Pixar debate where we had over 50 comments! It was a great to see so many new community member faces and I expect to see many of them again this week! So which animated film wins our 2011 Pixar trophy? Hit the jump to...

 
 
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Movie Debate to the Death! Favorite Pixar film?

[This week is Pixar Week here at Flixist, so we're doing special reviews and features for all things Pixar. Keep your eyes on the Pixar Week tag page for more updates, or just watch the front page!] Last week our community got into a big d...

 
 
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Monday Movie Trivia: Isotopes, a study of two & three

Okay, so last week's Pixar trivia was a freebee, but this week I've got some tough ones for you! For those of you who are new to this, there are frozen frames from five different films in the image gallery below. All you need to do is cast ...

 
 
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Overrated: Up

[This week is Pixar Week here at Flixist, so we're doing special reviews and features for all things Pixar. Keep your eyes on the Pixar Week tag page for more updates, or just watch the front page!] Pixar has consistently been a leadin...

 
 
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Monday Movie Trivia: Pixar Week

[This week is Pixar Week here at Flixist, so we're doing special reviews and features for all things Pixar. Keep your eyes on the Pixar Week tag page for more updates, or just watch the front page!] One thing I love about most Pixar films i...

 
 
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Bad Teacher gag reel

Okay, so Green Lantern turned out to be pretty mediocre -- shocking, I know -- but Mr. Popper's Penguins ended up being decent. However, for those of you who don't want a family movie or yet another super hero story, Bad Teacher is the adu...

 
 
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The Onion thinks Green Lantern looks stupid. I agree.

It's fun to laugh at how hard Hollywood pushes their films with over the top advertising, but then movies like Green Lantern come along and show why it's often necessary or you run the risk of your film being dead on arrival. I had no idea...

 
 
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TMNT producer buys rights to animated Cabbage Patch Kids

Sorry, I don't want to Risk spending too much time on this Trivial Pursuit of our nostalgia wallets, but I've got a raging Clue that Cabbage Patch Kids is far being numero Uno in Life when there's a Monopoly of board game movie adaptations ...

 
 
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Movie Debate to the Death! Favorite X-Men film?

In anticipation of Super 8, last week I asked everyone what their favorite J.J. Abrams film was. I even removed all restrictions, and allowed movies like Cloverfield to count even though he was just a producer. I also decided to not include...

 
 
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Monday Movie Trivia: Famous Objects From Classic Movies

This week I have half a year's worth of Monday Movie Trivia teasers for you and I didn't even have to do any work! Woot! Liz showed me the fantastic site FamousObjectsFromClassicMovies and after about 70 puzzle cards I had to take a break; ...

 
 
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First video clip of Pixar's short film La Luna

Last month we were excited over just an image from La Luna being released, and now we get to share with our readers the first clip of La Luna! Enrico Casarosa was the storyboard artist for Up, Ratatouille, and Ice Age, so I can't wait to s...

 
 
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Trailer for Tabloid covers crazy 1977 Mormon sex scandal

No, not that Mormon sex scandal. Not that one either. Or that one. Or that. Okay, so there have been quite a few in the past, but this one is less about religion and more of a battle of "he said" versus "she said." Joyce Bernann McKinney -...

 
 
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Jon Stewart producing film on jailed former guest Bahari

Back in 2009, the Newsweek journalist Maziar Bahari was arrested during the Iranian election protests. He was imprisoned for 118 days, with all but eleven of those days spent in solitary confinement. His experience was obviously terrifying ...

 
 
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Movie Debate to the Death! Best J.J. Abrams film?

In the last debate I gave everyone time to watch the new Pirates of the Caribbean film, and now that we've all seen On Stranger Tides -- or chosen not to -- the votes are final. I expected one of the four films to win by landslide, but hope...

 
 
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Movie Debate to the Death! Favorite Pirates film?

I didn't think I'd have to make this debate so soon after the fourth Pirates film came out, but with the Hangover sequel crushing its box office lead I may as well make a jump ship pun now and set sail. As for the previous Wes Craven debate...

 
 
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Kung Fu Panda 2 hints at the decline of 3D films. Or not.

Buy! Buy! Buy! Both Hollywood and Wall Street have been enjoying the lucrative numbers associated with the 3D film industry in recent years. But unsurprisingly, someone has an opinion and he wants the world to listen to him, which can often...

 
 
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Flix for Short: Hambuster

This short film is about the innocence of youth, and it juxtaposes the necessity of eating for an infant with the lack of control in chubby adults who eat far more than is healthy. By bringing the burger to life it personifies the obese ma...

 
 
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First look at the Farrelly brothers' Three Stooges cast

With the four pictures in the image gallery below, we finally have our first look at The Three Stooges. It might not be much to look at, but let's take this opportunity to recap and share our expectations with everyone, because this film is...

 
 
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American Pie 4 release date, plot, & topless casting call

A few months ago we brought you news that a fourth official American Pie movie was in the works for the big screen, and that Jason Biggs, Seann William Scott, and Eugene Levy had already agreed to do American Reunion. Since then, Thomas Ian...

 
 
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Losing My Virginity: Blade Runner

It was another dark and stormy night in Ohio, and I was about to do something I’d never done before: I was going to watch Blade Runner for the first time. I’m surprised I’ve been able to go 25 years and still know so lit...

 
 
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Monday Movie Trivia: Welcome to Noir Week!

In celebration of the forthcoming release of L.A. Noire, Flixist has teamed up with its sister sites Japanator and Destructoid to give a bit of background on what noir (we're spelling it that way) is all about. Throughout the next week an...

 
 
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Hurt Locker filmmakers working on Osama Bin Laden film

A few nights ago we were filled with a wide range of emotions upon hearing that Osama Bin Laden was dead. Even in the safety of our own homes the adrenaline was easily noticed, so it's hard to imagine what it must have felt like to be a par...

 
 
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Update on awesome Tron: Destiny leaked fan video

About two days ago an awesome Tron fan video leaked online and was pulled from YouTube before we could share it with everyone. It was labeled "TRON: Destiny - TR3N Comic-Con 2011 Teaser Trailer?" and when the account got closed due to take...

 
 
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Gary Busey cast in Piranha 3DD, possibly as piranha

Fangoria brings news that Gary Busey has been cast in Piranha 3DD. People are of course wondering what his role will be but I'm not convinced he won't just be a piranha extra since the fish are supposed to grow larger in the sequel; it woul...

 
 
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YouTube pursues Hollywood with movie on demand service

While YouTube has allowed users to watch and rent some movies in the past, its selection has to this day been pretty limited. That being said, it's nice that almost all of the titles included are free to stream. However, that's about to cha...

 
 
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Movie Debate to the Death: Favorite Wes Craven film?

Last week we debated which of the many Stanley Kubric films is the best. With so many varied movies to choose from, it should be no surprise that the votes were split many ways: 2001: A Space Odyssey (3 votes) -- Winner! The Shining (2 vot...

 
 
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Monday Movie Trivia! New trivia setup!

Stop what you're doing! Hurry and try to be the first person to correctly identify the three movie frames attached to this article! In the past I've challenged you to figure out disguised movie covers, but I'm going to try something even mo...

 
 
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Red band trailer: 30 Minutes or Less

In 2003, a group of criminals attached a bomb with a timer to a pizza delivery man and told him to rob a bank within a certain amount of time or he'd blow up. He robbed the bank, was caught by the police shortly after, told them the bomb w...

 
 
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Movie Debate to the Death! Favorite Stanley Kubrick film?

In the previous film debate we tackled one of the largest storytellers of any medium: Stephen King. With over 100 movies to choose from, it certainly wasn't an easy choice, but four films stood out to the Flixist community: The Mist (3 vot...

 
 
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Lars von Trier reveals new Melancholia details

Much like a babbling bobble head on a random business channel that spews their confident view on every stock market company in existence, I'm supposed to have opinions on every new film before we know much about it. Not today. Anyone who te...

 
 
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Mysterious William Shakespeare film trailer: Anonymous

Does anyone else find it funny that Sony Pictures uploaded this trailer for an unrelated movie named Anonymous in the middle of the "Anonymous" army attacking them over GeoHot? No? Good, me neither. Much like Romeo and Juliet, the ending o...

 
 
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Flix for Short: I'm A Monster

Flix for Short is Flixist's way of showing off awesome short films we find around the web. Do you have a favorite short you saw? Why not tell us about it in our Cblogs? We'd love to see what short films you can make and find! A few months ...

 
 
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Joseph Kosinski talks about Tron 3 progress

We know that Adam Horowitz and Eddie Kitsis -- the writers of Tron: Legacy -- are working on Tron: Uprising, a 10 part animated television series that explores the events leading up to the sequel, but what about another Tron movie in the ne...

 
 
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Horrible Bosses receives new photos and plot update

In the past we only had one picture to tide us over on Horrible Bosses, the upcoming comedy with Jason Bateman and two other characters that undeservedly don't get the side character spotlight much in their career. What's more intriguing is...

 
 


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