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Check out this exclusive clip of Level Up

Level Up is kind of a weird beast. It's about a "gamer" who gets caught up in a "game" after his girlfriend his kidnapped by a mysterious group. As you can see in the clip they start making him do some weird things like have sex with a...

 
 
 
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NYCC: Thoughts on Disney's Tomorrowland panel

Yesterday morning was the official start of 2014's New York Comic Con. What was originally a press day was opened to the public thanks to the other three days filling up so quickly. We'll have smaller impressions up throughout the weekend, ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Interview: Drinking Buddies (Cast and Director)

On an early afternoon in Austin, TX, I had a chance to sit down with the cast and director of Drinking Buddies, which consisted of Anna Kendrick (End of Watch), Jake Johnson (Safety Not Guaranteed), Ron Livingston (Office Space), and Joe Sw...

 
 
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Flixclusive Interview: Cutie and the Boxer

I might have missed Ushio and Noriko Shinohara's apartment if it wasn't for the doorbell and the little handwritten sign above it. Now it seems so obvious. Around their home there's a bridal shop, some nice places for lunch, and chic spots ...

 
 
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The Raid 2: Berandal will be bigger and "more cinematic"

Did you know that The Raid: Redemption director Gareth Evans co-directed a short for the upcoming V/H/S/2? It's true, and it's freaking awesome. It's by far the best part of either V/H/S film, so I was extremely excited when I got a chance ...

 
 
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Flixclusive Interview: Jason Blum (producer of The Purge)

This job has a lot of perks. One of those perks is getting to interview some really awesome people. Case in point, I had the privledge of getting to talk with founder of Blumhouse Productions; producer of the Paranormal Activity franchise, ...

 
 
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Interview: Jesse Eisenberg (Now You See Me)

Upon sitting down with Jesse Eisenberg he started asking me questions, which is the opposite of how an interview is supposed to go, but totally awesome of him. That pretty much sums him up so our conversation about magic led into him taking...

 
 
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Flixclusive Interview: Malcom McDowell (A Green Story)

Malcom McDowell is in everything. I mean it. Check his IMDB. He's in everything. One of those everythings he is in is a new film called A Green Story, which tells the true life tale of Van Vlahakis, who created Earth Friendly Products, one ...

 
 
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Tribeca Interview: The makers of Lil Bub & Friendz

Juliette Eisner and Andy Capper delve into the odd and adorable world of cat memes in their film Lil Bub & Friendz. The documentary provides an overview of the internet cat phenomenon, with special focus on Mike Bridavsky and his f...

 
 
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Interview: Henry Alex Rubin (Disconnect)

Anyone who has seen Murderball knows that Henry Alex Rubin is fantastic at weaving disparate stories together. The documentary director has decided to take that skill and apply it to narrative film with this Friday's release of Disconn...

 
 
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Flixclusive Interview: Shane Carruth (Upstream Color)

Shane Carruth had a cult hit on his hands with Primer back in 2004. His second film, Upstream Color, is more ambitious, more enigmatic, and much more emotionally charged. It was met with raves as well as confusion at the Sundance Film Festi...

 
 
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SXSW Flixclusive Interview: Junya Sakino (Sake-Bomb)

[From March 9th - 17th, Flixist will be providing coverage from South by Southwest 2013 in Austin, TX.  Prepare yourselves for reviews, interviews, features, photos, videos, and all types of shenanigans!] While I felt that Sa...

 
 
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Flixclusive SXSW Interview: Grow Up, Tony Phillips

[From March 9th - 17th, Flixist will be providing coverage from South by Southwest 2013 in Austin, TX.  Prepare yourselves for reviews, interviews, features, photos, videos, and all types of shenanigans!] Grow Up, Tony Philli...

 
 
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Flixclusive SXSW Interview: Swim Little Fish Swim

[From March 9th - 17th, Flixist will be providing coverage from South by Southwest 2013 in Austin, TX.  Prepare yourselves for reviews, interviews, features, photos, videos, and all types of shenanigans!] Directly following t...

 
 
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Flixclusive SXSW Interview: Good Night

[From March 9th - 17th, Flixist will be providing coverage from South by Southwest 2013 in Austin, TX.  Prepare yourselves for reviews, interviews, features, photos, videos, and all types of shenanigans!] In an interview with...

 
 
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Interview: Im Sang-Soo (Director, The Taste of Money)

Director Im Sang-Soo has a very interesting filmography. From the political black-comedy The President's Last Bang to the Palm D'or nominated erotic thriller The Housemaid, he has carved out a specific niche, one fueled by sex, violenc...

 
 
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Flixclusive: Why Henson shelved Del Toro's Pinocchio

We just reported that Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio has been put on the back burner by the Jim Henson Company. The film's co-writer, Gris Grimly, tweeted that the box office numbers on Frankenweenie were partially to blame for the studio's...

 
 
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Flixclusive Clip: Sleep Tight

Way back at Fantastic Fest 2011, we reviewed a Spanish horror/thriller called Sleep Tight. It sounded pretty interesting, but the lack of a big release/marketing push meant that I kind of totally forgot about it. That change...

 
 
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Flixclusive Interview: Jeremy Regimbal (In Their Skin)

A long, long time ago, we here at Flixist did some rocking coverage of the Tribeca film festival. It was an interesting festival, and there was some pretty good films amidst quite a lot of not so good. The best film of the bunch was a home ...

 
 
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In Their Skin director wants to make a dark comedy

Earlier in the year, a wonderful little home invasion film called Replicas won the Best Feature Film Award from the Tribeca Film Festival. Fast forward to now, and the film has a fresh coat of paint (rebranding it as In Their Skin) and...

 
 
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Flixclusive Interview: Bond producer Barbara Broccoli

As you probably guessed from my rampant writing on the subject, I'm a very, very big Bond fan. Like to a stupid degree. This past week I've basically been doing nothing but watch Bond movies back to back. It's been amazing. So you can imagi...

 
 
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Interview: Jason Dohring (Searching for Sonny)

Many of you remember Jason Dohring from the cult TV-show Veronica Mars. As the lovable bad-boy Logan, Dohring showcased and honed his talents to a great degree. Now that the show is off the air, Dohring has been taking more a...

 
 
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Flixclusive Interview: Kenn Viselman (Oogieloves)

You read that right. This is an interview with the man who created and produced a movie called The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure. Yea, I wasn't that excited to conduct the interview either. The movie, which prompts the children wa...

 
 
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Flixclusive Clip: Wild Horse, Wild Ride

One time, long ago, I tried to ride a horse. It was on those of those controlled family wilderness excursion things somewhere in Colorado. The only thing I remember is my horse going off the path and standing in a field. It didn't do anyth...

 
 
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Interview: Directors of Ultimate Christian Wrestling

[This week, we will be covering the the First Annual Korean American Film Festival Los Angeles, which will be taking place at the Korean Cultural Center LA from August 9th through the 11th. For all of our coverage, head here. Special thanks...

 
 
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Flixclusive Interview: Yeun Sang-ho, The King of Pigs

[For the month of July, we will be covering the New York Asian Film Festival and the (also New York-based) Japan Cuts Film Festival, which together form one of the largest showcases of Asian cinema in the world. For our NYAFF coverage, head...

 
 
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Flixclusive Interview: Director Chung Chang-Wha

[For the month of July, we will be covering the New York Asian Film Festival and the (also New York-based) Japan Cuts Film Festival, which together form one of the largest showcases of Asian cinema in the world. For our NYAFF coverage, head...

 
 
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Flixclusive details on King of Pigs director's next film

[For the month of July, we will be covering the New York Asian Film Festival and the (also New York-based) Japan Cuts Film Festival, which together form one of the largest showcases of Asian cinema in the world. For our NYAFF coverage, head...

 
 
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Flixclusive interview: Choi Min-sik

[For the month of July, we will be covering the New York Asian Film Festival and the (also New York-based) Japan Cuts Film Festival, which together form one of the largest showcases of Asian cinema in the world. For our NYAFF coverage, head...

 
 
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Choi Min-sik wants to work with, challenge Park Chan-wook

[For the month of July, we will be covering the New York Asian Film Festival and the (also New York-based) Japan Cuts Film Festival, which together form one of the largest showcases of Asian cinema in the world. For our NYAFF coverage, head...

 
 
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Choi Min-sik's next film is like The Departed, he's a cop

[For the month of July, we will be covering the New York Asian Film Festival and the (also New York-based) Japan Cuts Film Festival, which together form one of the largest showcases of Asian cinema in the world. For our NYAFF coverage, head...

 
 
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Flixclusive new still from Noboru Iguchi's Dead Sushi

When you think of the craziest of Japanese cinema, you will inevitably end up on the films of Noboru Iguchi. Even if you don't know his name, there's a good chance you have heard of films like Machine Girl, RoboGeisha, Karate-Robo Zaborgar,...

 
 
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Choi Min-sik not seeing Spike Lee's Oldboy, would cameo

[For the month of July, we will be covering the New York Asian Film Festival and the (also New York-based) Japan Cuts Film Festival, which together form one of the largest showcases of Asian cinema in the world. For our NYAFF coverage, head...

 
 
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Flixclusive: Jason Yee making an 1890s Chinatown Western

While promoting his now-released film, The Girl from the Naked Eye, star/producer/everything Jason Yee was willing to talk to me a bit about his upcoming projects. The most interesting of which is a period piece about immigration, pros...

 
 
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Flixclusive Interview: Jason Yee, Girl from the Naked Eye

I have no doubt that you have already read (and loved) our interview with Ron Yuan, the action director (among other things) of the upcoming film The Girl from the Naked Eye. And because that couldn't have been enough for you, here's anothe...

 
 
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Flixclusive Interview: Ron Yuan, Girl from the Naked Eye

Ron Yuan is a pretty prolific dude. He acts, fights, choreographs, voices, and pretty much everything else you can think of. This does a lot of things for him, but it also makes him really interesting to talk to. It doesn't hurt that he's a...

 
 




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