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Review: Aladdin

Apprehension, noun: anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen. Disney’s original Aladdin is iconic. Robin Williams, in voice only, gave arguably his most memorable (and best) performance ever. Gilbert Gottfried&rsqu...

 
 
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Taika Waititi's Akira adaptation gets a release date

We've been around this gritty, high-tech-low-life, cyberpunk block before. News trickles out about the live-action adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's landmark manga and 1988 animation Akira, and then things go silent, and it's back to square o...

 
 
 
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Yes dear friends, the Sonic trailer is worse than we expected

With all thing's considered, I don't think the first trailer for Sonic the Hedgehog could have ever been good. The character's reputation has been driven through the mud in recent years, so even if the trailer turned out to be outstanding ...

 
 
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Review: American Gods (Season 2)

To say that Americans Gods has had a rough second season behind the scenes would be a huge understatement. Multiple showrunners left the show, some actors vanished with them, and the show fell victim to multiple production delays because of...

 
 
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Review: Hanna

Imagine you are a 15-year-old girl who has never known anything but the woods. You have your father there, who is both a teacher and a trainer. You train endlessly for an unknown purpose and live a simple life. What if that simple life is u...

 
 
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Preacher's fourth season to be its last

Preacher was always the little show that could. Ever since it debuted in 2016, the show always seemed to be a bit too odd for TV yet it still attracted an audience just large enough to justify being renewed. Even compared to its contemporar...

 
 
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Review: Shazam!

Shazam, or Captain Marvel if you're a classic DC fan like myself, is a hero that doesn't get as much of the spotlight as he deserves. The character is celebrating his 80th birthday this year and there was a point in time that he was more po...

 
 
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Review: Dumbo

The idea of remaking the original Dumbo is a stupid idea for many reasons. Disney has been gung-ho on regurgitating its animated classics as live-action versions in order to drum up some renewed interest in their older properties and prey o...

 
 
 
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Review: Made in Abyss: Journey's Dawn

I'm going to level with you all; Made in Abyss is one of my favorite anime series. After I first saw it in the summer of 2017, I knew that I was in love with it. Despite being thrown into Amazon's short-lived and poorly executed anime block...

 
 
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Review: The Umbrella Academy

Imagine this: one day, you’re a person who’s totally not pregnant, not even a drop, minding your own biz-ness, enjoying some beach weather, and then, wham-o, the next and you’re full-term about to burst, like Jesus or...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Alita: Battle Angel

You wouldn't guess by looking at it, but the production behind Alita: Battle Angel is the stuff of legends. Robert Rodriguez may be in the director's chair, but this movie has been James Cameron's baby for nearly two decades. Cameron has be...

 
 
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Movie based on the musical Wicked finally gets a release date

Great news for fans of Wicked, the sixth most longest running musical on Broadway. After tons of speculation about when it would get the inevitable movie treatment, we finally get a legitimate release date. December 22, 2021, is when we wil...

 
 
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Made In Abyss: Journey's Dawn to be released March 2019

A personal vow that I made in 2019 was to not only cover more anime projects on Flixist, but just to watch more anime in general. While I wouldn't say that 2018 was a bad year for anime, it was a year where I barely saw any new shows and th...

 
 
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Oscar Isaac in talks to join Denis Villenueve's 'Dune'

Ever since Denis Villeneuve announced that he would be directing a Dune movie, I've been excited to see how the film would materialize. Despite the legendary status of Frank Herbert's classic sci-fi novel, there's only been a few stabs at t...

 
 
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Netflix releases first full The Umbrella Academy trailer

If 43 women becoming pregnant and spontaneously giving birth in the course of one day doesn't get your attention, I'm not sure what will. Back at the New York Comic Con in October, Netflix delivered a teaser for The Umbrella Academy th...

 
 
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Review: If Beale Street Could Talk

It's an incredibly sad reality to accept that racism is still prevalent in 2019. While we've come a long way from the 20th century and things like the "3/5ths Compromise" or "Jim Crow Laws," this nation still treats minorities with prejudic...

 
 
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Doooomed! DC's Doom Patrol series gets a premiere date

Ah, the holidays. A time for cozying up by the fireplace (if you have a fireplace, use it for me; I'm always cold), sipping some cocoa, and reading some comics. Or, you could cozy up and anticipate all those screen adaptations of your favo...

 
 
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Review: Mortal Engines

Post-apocalyptic films have enjoyed a long run, and apparently, that’s not changing anytime soon. We humans are concerned about the future; what’s it going to be like? Will cars fly? Will my Nike’s self-lace? Will people b...

 
 
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Praise Humperdoo! Preacher returns for a fourth season

With all of the recent cancellations of beloved comic book TV shows, I was worried as hell about the fate of AMC's Preacher. To say that Preacher is a bizarre show would be doing it an injustice. Last season alone includ...

 
 
 
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Lee Childs say Jack Reacher is becoming a streaming TV series

I thoroughly enjoyed both Jack Reacher movies for the 90s throwback action that they were. Low on budget, but not on determination, the movies cast Cruise in the arrogant superman he plays best and basically just let him kick butt the entir...

 
 
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I forgot that Alita: Battle Angel still exists

It's weird that I keep on forgetting about Alita: Battle Angel. At the beginning of the year, I couldn't wait to get the chance to see this movie for a whole host of reasons. Not only has it been a passion project for James Cameron an...

 
 
 
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Review: The Grinch

Believe it or not, prior to my screening I wasn't paying that much attention to Illumination's The Grinch, but from what I did see I thought the film was going to try something a little new with the character and focus on how he became...

 
 
 
 
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The big difference between the Mean Girls movie and musical

While in NYC covering NYCC I decided to check out Mean Girls on Broadway at the iconic August Wilson theater. When I first heard it was coming I was pumped to check it out.  Also since Tina Fey was involved with it, she truly showed sh...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 




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The Third Wife"Fate has the upper hand."

 

Toy Story 4"An existential nightmare (for kids!)"

 

Jessica Jones Season 3"What is your truth?"

 

Men in Black: "Oh, they have crap overseas too!"

 

The Dead Don't Die"Shambling wreck or full of brains?"

 

Shaft"Shut cho mouth!"

 

Diamantino"Ignorance is bliss"

 

The Fall of the American Empire"Big ideas, bad ideas, muddled ideas"

 

The Secret Life of Pets 2"A move with the attention spa... SQUIRREL!"

 

Dark Phoenix"Rising from ashes or better off soot?"

 

The Last Black Man in San Francisco"An ode to a home slipping out of grasp"

 

Changeland"Seth Green goes to Thailand"

 

Rocketman"I'm still standing"

 

Godzilla: King of the Monsters"Call me when they add Jet Jaguar"

 

The Cleaning Lady"Expect the expected"

 

Rondo"A little blood never hurts"

 

Free Trip To Egypt"Not a ploy to sell you into sex slavery"

 

Domino"Line 'em up"

 

The Perfection"A blood and vomit duet"

 

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 6 Episode 3 - "Fear and Loathing..."A weird space comedy you didn't know you wanted"

 

Aladdin"Touch nothing but the lamp!"

 
 
 
 
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