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The 2019 Cannes Film Festival announces its lineup

Cannes is one of, if not the most-esteemed film festivals in the modern circuit, hosting the premieres of the hottest, most-abstract, "I-don't-get-it-but-everyone-else-loves-it" films and filmmakers in the medium. For its 72nd incarnation, ...

 
 
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The Netflix-produced Witcher series rides this Fall

Do we need a live-action representation of The Witcher? If it's done with good intentions and a passion for the source, then sure, why not? Kids love their medieval violence (what's that game show they all love?) and we certainly never have...

 
 
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The Minecraft movie assembles in 2022

The momentum of video game adaptations continues to build as we have a date for the Minecraft movie, coming from Warner Bros. They hope to have a blockbuster on their hands when it releases in theaters on March 4th, 2022.

 
 
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The Mandalorian looks awesome as new details emerge

In the halls of a windy metropolis, a secret enclave hosts a legion of like-minded obsessives fueled by... midichlorians. Not long ago and not that far away, Star Wars Celebration is wrapping in Chicago today. Though the hot Episode IX news...

 
 
 
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Review: Hellboy

Adaptation is a tough thing to nail. You can jump from one medium to another of course, but it feels like making the leap to the movies is the final destination for a lot of original works. You don’t hear of many video games or comic ...

 
 
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Live-action Lion King gets its official trailer

I've gotta say, for as much as I think studios need to be held accountable for unnecessary sequels, revivals, resurrections, blood sacrifices, reboots, and remakes, Disney seems to be doing right by their classic slate of animated films as ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Ramen Shop

What is it you’re thinking about when you’re scarfing down some gross (but delicious) meal from a fast food joint? Is it about the fats and juices running from the tender meat? The crispness of a french fry? Or just filling up t...

 
 
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Review: The Beach Bum

What's tan, giggles, and guzzles beer by the case? Moondog, of course! Who or what exactly is a "Moondog?" Well he's just here from another dimension, passing through. In director Harmony Korine's latest Florida-set cinematic odyssey The Be...

 
 
 
 
 
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First teaser for HBO's Deadwood movie rolls into town

The feature film follow-up to David Milch's Deadwood has certainly been a long time coming; here's an article from thirteen years ago if you want to laugh and try to remember where you were. (I was probably in school. Or eating candy. Or w...

 
 
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Review: Dragged Across Concrete

It can be a tricky thing to make a film violent. Is it going to be fun violence? You watch Raiders of the Lost Ark and oh my god that guy was chopped up by plane propellers! But it’s okay because 1. He’s a Nazi, 2. We don’...

 
 
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Motion Pixels: The movies to watch before playing Sekiro

Motion Pixels is a series of haphazard articles hoping to link the passions of gaming and films. Through recommendations, general chicanery, and, sometimes!, analysis our hope is to set you, dear reader, on a path of exploration you might n...

 
 
 
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Review: Ash is Purest White

What is your life going to look like in the future? Who will you be close to, what will you do? I have a tough time picturing what I’m doing for dinner this week, let alone answering those questions. With Ash is Purest White, Chinese ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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X 'gon give it to ya--Dark Phoenix gets a new trailer

The X-Men face their greatest foe yet. Through a series of trials and logistical tribulations, the cosmic balance of their very reality lies uncertain. Charles Xavier, Magneto; the most powerful mutants known to man, moved like pawns in--o...

 
 
 
 
 
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The 2018 Golden Cages: Best Action Movie

Welcome one and all to Flixist's new end of the year awards program, the Golden Cages! With Hollywood becoming increasingly out of touch with what the people like, we at Flixist have taken it upon ourselves to deliver the fair, balance...

 
 
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The 2018 Golden Cages: Best "Oh Shit" Moment

Welcome one and all to Flixist's new end of the year awards program, the Golden Cages! With Hollywood becoming increasingly out of touch with what the people like, we at Flixist have taken it upon ourselves to deliver the fair, balance...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Birds of Passage

Producing a follow up to 2015's stark Amazonian adventure Embrace of the Serpent must be an unenviable task. Where that film--the first Columbian production to be nominated at the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film--seeps in...

 
 


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