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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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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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Star Wars Episode VIII officially titled The Last Jedi

It's official, ladies and gents. Star Wars Episode VIII from wirter/director Rian Johnson is titled The Last Jedi. One might have expected this to be the name of the the third film in the new trilogy, following the naming conventions of Ret...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Chris Nolan and Rian Johnson discuss Interstellar

I wasn't a massive fan of Interstellar, with its insistence on hard sci-fi not meshing ultimately undermining the eventual shift to thematically resonant fantasy, but as a sci-fi film with ambition, I still care about it deeply. So, much to...

 
 
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Rian Johnson writing and directing Star Wars: Ep. VIII

Some big news coming out of the Star Wars camp today as it has been announced that Looper director Rian Johnson will be writing and directing Star Wars: Episode VIII and writing Episode IX. Most likely Abrams will return to direct...

 
 
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Top 3 Star Wars characters who deserve a solo outing

With Yoda rumored for the (now confirmed) solo film Star Wars spin-offs I think it's incredibly fitting to start discussing who else deserves a solo venture. We've already got leaked information on Boba Fett and Han Solo grabbing ...

 
 
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Close the loop with this deleted scene from Looper

One of the many deleted scenes from the video release of Rian Johnson's Looper has made its way online today, and features the lovely Emily Blunt alongside the ever versatile Garret Dillahunt. The scene is meant to be tense, but ...

 
 
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Flixist Movie Club: Loopercast

It's the return of the Flixist Movie Club, this time dissecting Rian Johnson's Looper! Surprisingly, this is a very coherent, not-disturbing show, so if you're looking for someone to get raped, it's sadly not going to happen. Sadface. Join ...

 
 
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Review: Looper

Time travel is a sticky wicket for movies, and really all stories in general. There’s just so many contradictions, loopholes and moving parts that things get complicated. By the end of a time travel movie you’re usually stuck as...

 
 
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Trailer: Looper

If you had any lingering doubts about how awesome Looper is going to be, I don't know how that would happen given all the positive buzz going around, here's the last nail in that coffin. Seriously, I'm probably going to see it twice. I hav...

 
 
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New pics and soundtrack info for Rian Johnson's Looper

Rian Johnson's Looper will be in theaters on September 28th, and a whole bunch of images from the film surfaced online the other day. This includes two pics of Emily Blunt with a shotgun, two pics of Bruce Willis doing a driveby, one pic of...

 
 
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Flix For Short: The Psychology of Dream Analysis

With Looper only a couple weeks from release, and it's anticipation reaching fever pitch, now seems as good a time as any other to take a look back on some of director Rian Johnson's earlier work. Thus we are presented with The Psycho...

 
 
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Mondo posters for Rian Johnson's Looper are boss

Rian Johnson's Looper is one of our most anticipated movies of the fall. It's been getting good reviews out of the Toronto International Film Festival and will be out in theaters by the end of September. Look for Flixist's review later this...

 
 
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Looper would probably make an awesome video game

Back in the Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis days, it was actually surprisingly easy to find good videogames based on moves (look at any of the Super Star Wars games, most of the Disney movie platformers, and tons more). Sure, there we...

 
 
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New Looper poster, details on the film's unique score

A new poster has dropped for Rian Johnson's Looper, one of the 2012 movies we've been looking forward to since last year. It's pretty keen, though the tagline could be better. ("Yippee ki yay, Gordon-Levitt" has a better ring to it than "H...

 
 
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Trailer: Looper

It's time to get international with Looper. You know, in that this is the trailer for Looper that gets released internationally. It's like the other trailers we've seen, but with a bit more plot to it and a bunch more Bruce Willis. This on...

 
 
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New Looper images throw me in a loop

I really hope writer/director Rian Johnson becomes a big name. His film debut, Brick, is one of my favorite films ever and what established my fascination in Joseph Gordon-Levitt's career. With the upcoming Looper starring both JGL and...

 
 
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Trailer: Looper

Yesterday, Alex brought you the latest international trailer for my most anticipated film of the year, Looper. While I haven't been able to see it yet thanks to MSN's awful video player, I was able to see the latest domestic trailer. ...

 
 
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International Trailer: Looper

We've got a domestic trailer for Looper hitting at the end of the day tomorrow, so for now, the new international trailer will have to do for you. Man, I'm feeling a lot better about this movie now. The last trailer was a lot heavier ...

 
 
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Rian Johnson talks 3D filmmaking

Rian Johnson, director of such modern classics as Brick and The Brothers Bloom, wrote a pretty great essay about stereoscopic filmmaking. In it, Johnson discusses his personal views on the medium, and how (in theory), stereoscopic...

 
 
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UK Looper poster is very, very, very blue

Rian Johnson's time-travel thriller Looper has a new poster for the UK, and it's the bluest thing you'll ever see, as though cunningly designed to excite British eyes by reminding them of the CHAMPIONS OF FRICKIN' EUROPE. Yes, I went there....

 
 
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New Looper pics show Emily Blunt in a vest, with shotgun

Emily Blunt's charismatic turn in the otherwise disappointing Five Year Engagement is sure to propel her to superstardom, and an appearance in Rian Johnson's anticipated thriller Looper will surely add to that buzz. The first trailer only g...

 
 
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Trailer: Looper

It's here. After years of teases, Rian Johnson's next film has a trailer. Looper looks like a hell of a movie, even if it's not exactly all I was expecting. Not that I'm less excited for the movie (It's a new movie from my favorite mo...

 
 
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt (as young Bruce Willis) in Looper

If you're like us Flixist folks, you're probably eagerly anticipating Looper, the new film by Brick and Brothers Bloom director Rian Johnson. If you haven't heard of it, it's about the mob in the future sending people back into the past to ...

 
 
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This may be the time machine in Rian Johnson's Looper

Looper is one of the many movies we're eager to see in 2012. To ring in the new year, writer-director Rian Johnson posted a picture of himself in what may be the Looper time machine. If it's not that, he may have purchased the pod from Inne...

 
 
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Flixist Movie Club: Brickcast

So first off, an apology. We totally meant to have this ready for just after Noir Week. Then, as it happened, things went pear shaped. I moved, Bob moved, Pixar Week happened, and that all compounds with the fact that we lovely gents t...

 
 
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First shot of Bruce Willis in Rian Johnson's Looper

You might wonder why this first image released from Rian Johnson's Looper should be of interest. It's hardly the first time Bruce Willis has been pictured firing an automatic weapon and looking a bit narked off, after all. However, should y...

 
 
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Set photos from Looper look amazing

Over in Tumblr Land, Rian Johnson has been posting photos he’s taken from the set of his new movie Looper. And as I am the resident Rian Johnson nerd, it’s my duty to present to you, the reader, these photos. Check out the gallery for ...

 
 




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The Foreigner"Jackie Chan has a certain set of skills, too"

 

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)"Damaged people, decent people, dysfunctional families"

 

NYFF Lady Bird"Fly, birdy, fly"

 

The Mountain Between Us"Why didn't they eat the dog?"

 

My Little Pony: The Movie"Straight to the glue factory"

 

Blade Runner 2049"Does Hollywood dream of electric reboots?"

 

Cult of Chucky"Don't cults require followers?"

 

NYFF Zama"Strange and without category, Lucrecia Martel's return to filmmaking is the best and most idiosyncratic movie of 2017"

 

Jeepers Creepers 3"Where does he get those wonderful toys?"

 

Battle of the Sexes"A back and forth volley never settling on a tone"

 

NYFF Thelma"Everything you need and more"

 

American Made"Sex, drugs, and Tom Cruise"

 

NYFF Last Flag Flying"Richard Linklater standing at attention, but not at ease or at rest"

 

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"