Stan Lee teaches cameo school

Fair warning, this is very clearly an ad for Audi and Avengers: Age of Ultron, but it's pretty priceless. Stan Lee has been rocking the cameo since Marvel movies began and now he's teaching his craft to others. Usually these things aren't s...


Monster University got in touch with me today

It's not everyday you get word from your old alma mater, but today I came home and found myself with a newsletter, decal and letter from the dean of The School of Scaring at Monster University. Ahhh, I remember my days fondly now. Learning ...


Ad company recuts movie trailers using Vine app

Earlier this week, director James Mangold tweeted a six second trailer for his upcoming The Wolverine using Twitter's new video loop creator, the iPhone app Vine. The post has caused a bit of a stir in the trailer-making community, and the ...


Check out motion poster for Star Trek Into Darkness

Paramount has just released a new motion poster for Star Trek Into Darkness which basically combines the narration from the teaser trailer with the imagery in the teaser poster. While it isn't anything that we haven't seen or heard before, ...


Park Chan-wook's Stoker wants you to share some .gifs

I don't know anything about Park Chan-wook's American debut. I know it has a cool poster, Hubert liked the trailer, and the score is going to be awesome, but I really don't know anything about the story. Does it have to do with vampires? Is...


Flix for Short: The LEGO Story

Ok, first thing's first: this is basically just a seventeen-minute ad for LEGO products. That's just a fact. That said, it's a very well-made little short film, featuring some pretty wonderful 3D animation. It's very Pixar-esque. It's also...


Trailer: Branded

The trailer for Branded is all kinds of unsettling for me. Other than the fact it contains jovial fatties and Leelee Sobieski's weird face, it takes place in dystopian future in which aliens invisible to the human eye turn ...


Real dogs act out iconic Lady and the Tramp scene

As if all of you romantics out there weren't already hungover from all things red and heart-shaped, Disney themselves have released this live-action reenactment of the iconic "first kiss" scene from Lady and the Tramp. Feeding fodder to th...


The "Ferris Bueller" Honda ad is Sloane-less, very sad

Rather than just adding in my comments to this, I'm going to share with you the comments the other Flixist editors had after viewing this. "Abe Froman, Sell-Out King of Chicago...I can't wait for Jon Cryer to reprise his role as Morgan Ste...


Ad for Hunger Games nail polish seeks to make you evil

Hunger Games heroine Katniss may not be into getting her nails done, but that isn't about to stop Lionsgate and nail polish company China Glaze from pushing out a new line of nail polish based off of twelve Districts of Panem, called "Colou...


Hunger Games puzzle poster revealed

Yesterday morning, Lionsgate celebrated the fact that there's only 100 days left until the cinematic wonderment The Hunger Games is released to theaters by holding a competition. The game (get it?) was to see who could find hidden pieces of...


New behind the scenes Muppets featurette

Over the past day or so -- since Brett Ratner and Eddie Murphy resigned as producer and host of the 2012 Oscars, respectively -- the world (internet) has seen an explosion of the mostly grass-roots movement to get the Muppets to host the O...


The Darkest Hour motion poster

So there's this thing now called a "motion poster". I hadn't heard of one before, but they're actually pretty cool! It plays like a video and you can start, stop, fast-forward and rewind it with your keyboard, but the way it's embedded make...


Mysterious Doc Brown commercial finally revealed

A wild Christopher Llyod appears, uh, again! You might remember the story we covered a few weeks back about a random Argentinian commercial featuring none other than Doc Brown and the time machine being produced in Argentina for reasons un...


Warner Bros makes live bacteria billboard for Contagion

I just think this is so cool. Warner Brothers Pictures Canada has teamed up with advertising agency Lowe Roche and production company CURB Media to create this amazing billboard in Toronto, Canada for their movie Contagion (in theaters toda...


Weinstein disses ABC with trailer for Our Idiot Brother

For some reason, ABC is refusing to air a commercial trailer for Our Idiot Brother unless they make certain cuts. While Harvey Weinstein is totally fine with making cuts to The King's Speech to make it sell better, he is drawing the line a...


Fox makes Marcy Martha May Marlene monolith

It was cool when Fox Searchlight put out some stylish QR code posters for Martha Marcy May Marlene, an upcoming film about a young girl who joins a cult in the woods. Scanning the QR codes generates two new trailers, a neat marketing tactic...


Whiskey Business

Although you may not have known it at the time, chances are you have seen some lesser-known works by famous directors. Not movies, or even tv shows, but other, everyday encounters that exposed you to some of Hollywood's busiest directors. H...


Watch the first (really) brief clips from Breaking Dawn

Did you hear that? That was the sound of my fiancee squealing with joy as she watched this ever-so-brief advertisement that features some even more ever-so-brief clips of Breaking Dawn, the impending conclusion to the Twilight series of fi...


How to make a movie: step one - read this flowcart

These awesome flowcharts by French advertising and design group Les Graphiquants show with tongue-in-cheek wit how to make five different types of movies; action, animation, horror, short film, and porn. The charts are pretty expertly made ...


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Preacher (Season 2)"Adapting the unadaptable"


Mother!"Mother of god this is pretentious"


American Assassin"American Ass"


It"Stephen King's scariest adaptation to date"


Good Time"Robert Pattinson: Vampire, no more"


Logan Lucky"No relation to Wolverine"


The Defenders (Season 1)"Masters of karate and friendship "


The Hitman's Bodyguard"I won't always love you"


Detroit"History, but not really"


The Dark Tower"The elevator pitch of an epic"


Atomic Blonde"Charlize Theron can fight"


The Emoji Movie"To live is to suffer"


Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets"Such a well polished turd."


Dunkirk"Take a bow, Mr. Nolan, and cue the appla"


NYAFF Capsule Mrs. K"Who, What, When, Where, and Mostly Why?"


Endless Poetry"A portrait of Jodorowsky as a young poet"


Castlevania (Season1)"That's four! Four episodes! Ha-ha-ha! "


The Little Hours"I lost two of them."