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Robert Zemeckis being tapped to direct live-action Pinocchio

It appears as if Disney is looking to bring acclaimed director Robert Zemeckis on board for its live-action remake of Pinocchio. In a new report from Deadline, it's being stated that Zemeckis is in early talks to helm the project for the co...

 
 
 
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Naomie Harris may shriek up a storm in Venom 2

Venom 2 may have just found its central villain. Reports from around the web are stating that Sony is eyeing Naomie Harris to the role of "Shriek" in the upcoming Andy Serkis directed sequel. For those unaware, Shriek is a love interest to ...

 
 
 
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Review: Zombieland: Double Tap

Ten years ago, when the zombie craze was at its peak a little Zom-Com called Zombieland came out and help invent the entire genre of Zom-Com. The film, which at the time starred some of Hollywood's biggest up-and-comers, was smart, cle...

 
 
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We're getting a Barney movie

We've seen some wild feature film adaptations over the past few years. The Emoji Movie, UglyDolls; not one but two Angry Birds films. Well things about to get a whole lot more purple around here (and I'm not talking about my dream of a...

 
 
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Review: Carmen Sandiego (Season Two)

Earlier this year, Netflix released Carmen Sandiego on the world, a rebooted tale focusing on the origins of the iconic criminal. The story this time attempted to recast the villainous figure as a misunderstood hero. It was a pretty clich&e...

 
 
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Deep Analysis: Joker

I made an offhand remark to my brother before we went in to our screening of Joker comparing Batman and his arch-nemesis to contemporary facets of pop culture equivalent to great historical works like Homer's Odyssey, or works of Shakespear...

 
 
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Review: Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

I have very mixed emotions towards 2014's Maleficent. On one hand, it was a modern reimagining of Sleeping Beauty that seemed to focus on the best aspects of that original movie by casting a fantastic actress in the title role while simulta...

 
 
 
 
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What horrible crime did we commit to deserve Peter Rabbit 2?

Did the first Peter Rabbit film really do well enough to warrant a sequel? Apparently so, as Sony Pictures has uploaded a new trailer for Peter Rabbit 2 and I'm beginning to question my own sanity. This...anticipated?..sequel sees a story ...

 
 
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Sir Elton John really didn't like The Lion King remake

Despite the outcry from many fans, the "live-action" remake of Disney's The Lion King saw a tremendous box office gross to the tune of $1.6 billion worldwide. There's at least one prominent celebrity that wasn't impressed, though. Sir Elton...

 
 
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Paul Dano might quiz us as Riddler in The Batman

The Batman has certainly been heating up in the news department these days, which only makes sense. With Joker being the film on everyone's scarred-red lips, interest is turning towards the man who might stop such a kooky clown.

 
 
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IUD? More like RIP! in trailer for Marla

Sometimes protection kills (!) in this trailer for Marla, a female written/directed/led horror about an IUD gone horribly wrong. IUDs can be painful, and it's certainly more than a little eerie to have something like that installed into su...

 
 
 
 
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Jonah Hill is no longer attached to The Batman

At some point in time, Jonah Hill was being tapped to portray "The Riddler" in Matt Reeve's film The Batman. As Variety has learned, the actor has passed on the chance. No reason has been given, though some rumblings are coming through abou...

 
 
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NYFF Review: Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Midway through Céline Sciamma’s masterful Portrait of a Lady on Fire, we get the film’s thematic archstone. So much of this painterly, poetic queer romance is about looking at someone we desire and the feeling of being se...

 
 
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Review: Trick

Trick bills itself as a new breed of slasher film--which, to be fair, is how most new slasher films bill themselves--and that's apparent from the offset. Sure, this is a movie about a masked teenager who goes on a killing spree on Halloween...

 
 
 
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Jessica Henwick may be jacking into The Matrix 4

It seems we can't even go a few hours without some more information on The Matrix 4 getting revealed. According to the latest report from Deadline, it looks like Game of Thrones and Iron Fist star Jessica Henwick is now in negotiations to j...

 
 
 
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League of Legends is getting its own animated series

Riot Games, developer behind the ridiculously popular MOBA League of Legends, has announced that it's smash-hit game will be getting an animated series soon. Titled Arcane, news broke about the series during a Livestream event celebrating ...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Metallica: S&M²

Metallica may not have invented the genre of heavy metal, but they certainly popularized it. Blasting onto the scene in the early 80s, the Los Angeles based foursome became legendary in the underground circuit for their bleeding fast riffs,...

 
 
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Bombshell drops its first blonde hair-filled trailer

Bombshell dropped its teaser trailer a few months ago and it was on fire. Now, the first full trailer for the movie has landed and it doesn't drop the ball either, making nice use of the song "Bad Guy" and delivering some good looks at the...

 
 
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Samara Weaving joins cast of G.I Joe spin-off Snake Eyes

Up and comer Samara Weaving (hot off of her performance in Ready or Not) will have a role in the G.I. Joe spin-off Snake Eyes. She'll be joining a cast that includes Henry Golding, Haruka Abe, Ursula Corbero, Iko Uwais, and Andrew Koji. Dir...

 
 
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The Decade Decathlon: 2015

Welcome back to the Decade Decathlon, where we're taking an extended look back at the past decade of filmmaking to see what worked, what didn't, and what stories we can learn from the past. If there’s one word I can use to define 2015...

 
 
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'The Batman' finds its Catwoman

Robert Pattinson's Batman has found its leading lady with Zoe Kravitz set to play Catwoman alongside him in the upcoming film The Batman. Kravtiz is known for being in the hit HBO show Big Little Lies. The new take on The Dark Knight is hel...

 
 
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Booze and gun violence always mix in trailer for Bloody Marie

There are all sorts of ways to overcome an alcohol dependency--self-help books, therapy, Alcoholics Anonymous. One method covered much too rarely, however, is vigilante violence. Sometimes all you have to do is shoot a gangster with a flar...

 
 
 
 
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Idina Menzel to star as evil stepmother in Sony's Cinderella

Deadline is reporting that Idina Menzel, acclaimed broadway singer famous for her turn as Elsa in Disney's Frozen, will be starring as the evil stepmother in Sony's upcoming musical adaptation of Cinderella. The film is set to be written an...

 
 
 
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SNL takes on Joker with a hilarious Seasme Street Parody

Saturday Night Live is famous for its parodies of films that are popular and Joker is right at the top of that list. This past weekend, the sketch comedy show took the Joker trailer to a whole new level by doing a crossover with Sesame...

 
 
 
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Flixist's top 5 films of London Film Festival 2019

October has proven to be a busy month for Flixist, with a fantastic array of film and gaming events covered by our busy writers at this year’s New York Film Festival and New York Comic Con. Although we've yet to figure out a way to be...

 
 
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Review: El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

Ever since the completion of Breaking Bad, there's been a persistent rumor that a follow-up movie was in the works. I'm a purist, I don't see the need to return to a well once it has been perfectly tapped. After a nearly perfect run of five...

 
 




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Zombieland: Double Tap"New zombies, same jokes"

 

Carmen Sandiego (Season Two)"Sins of the father"

 

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil"EEEEEEEEVIIIIIIIIIIIIL"

 

Trick"Give me something good to stab (and stab and stab)"

 

Metallica: S&M²"Fight Fire With Fire"

 

LFF Harriet"Be free or die"

 

Gemini Man"Does whatever a gemini can"

 

LFF The Aeronauts"Reach for the sky"

 

NYFF Saturday Fiction"Life during wartime"

 

The Addams Family"Just be yourself (but not too much!)"

 

Parasite"Class mobility is a lie"

 

Lucky Day"Luck's run out"

 

LFF Knives Out"Whodounut"

 

LFF Bad Education"Ain't misbehavin"

 

NYFF The Whistlers"Whistling away the jail days"

 

LFF Marriage Story"Romcom in reverse"

 

LFF The Report"Democracy under scrutiny"

 

Preacher (Season 4)"The Messiah will dance!"

 

LFF The King"High drama"

 

LFF Jojo Rabbit"Ja Hitler!"

 

LFF Hope Gap"Deficient"

 

LFF Lucky Grandma"You'll never look at your grandma in the same way again"

 
 
 
 
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