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Why I love Cinema

Recently I had to rethink my current tactics getting into the cinema world. Right now as a semi-pro I have been working on a lot of smaller projects that show off my skills versus going for feature film pilots or web series. I got to wo...

 
 
 
 

Best old movies you can watch on Netflix

Netflix has changed the way we ingest our favorite media. No longer do you have to wait weekly for your favorite TV shows, instead, you can devour them on a lazy weekend. No longer do you have to wait for your favorite movie trilogy to pop ...

 
 
 
 

6 best TV series on Netflix

My favourite pastime activity ever is to binge-watch a captivating show or a hot premiere of the season, therefore I like to think about myself as a home-grown specialist on TV series. As usual, some of them are OK, others are completely bo...

 
 
 
 

My Favorite Blockbuster Moment

I guess you could say that as a kid there were not many who were not more cultured than I. Not that as kid the things I did were lame but that there simply was a world of possibility out there I had not explored. So when the first tromb...

 
 
 
 

My review of Suicide Squad

Baggage check: So before starting this I feel I should lay some of my cards on the table and check the potential baggage I'm carrying into this review that you should know about as this may have impacted my view of the film.1) My wisdo...

 
 
 
 

An Upfront Honest Review of The Great Gatsby

So a week ago, I got a glimpse at "The Great Gatsby". Didn't watch the full movie back then, tho, as getting up early for a meeting was my main goal that day. And before you start judging me on my obvious lack of film taste, questioning my ...

 
 
 
 

The Future is Looking Pretty Rough!

Many films set in the future display a dark, polluted, overpopulated, social class ruled Earth, which doesn’t actually look very appealing. Below are just a few films set in the near and distant future, that portray a less than idyllic pl...

 
 
 
 

SPECTRE Review

James Bland The first three Daniel Craig James Bond films exist as a kind of trilogy, telling the story of Bond’s evolution from blunt killing machine to suave, super-spy. By the end of Skyfall, Bond was in a recognisable place for the fr...

 
 
 
 

Did you like Captain America 1 or 2 better?

I know this is probabbly the wroung question to be asking here. Both movies are AAA buddget Hollywood at its best. But if you had to sit down and watch one of them over again which one would you rather watch again? Personally I would h...

 
 
 
 
 
 

My Adventure into Film Perversion.

I am a fan of film. I am also a fan of perverse film. I’m such a fan of these things, that I think my compass for what is cinematically perverse or strange may be off, but thats not the problem. The reason I bring this up is beca...

 
 
 
 

Why I LOVE East of Eden

One good brother. One bad.  Elia Kazan's 1955 film, East of Eden, is a masterpiece. Top-notch performances, smooth pacing and flawless shot composition make this my favorite film of all time.  Kazan's status as a great direc...

 
 
 
 

The Flixist XCast 3: X3/Origins: Wolverine

Title:X-Men: The Last Stand Release Date:May 26, 2006 (Theatrical) Director:Brett Ratner Writers:Simon Kinberg and Zak Penn Starring:Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellan, Kelsey Grammer, Anna Paquin, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, Fam...

 
 
 
 
 
 

The Flixist XCast 2 Records Tonight

I've tried to write this blog twice in the last 24 hours. Third time's gotta be the charm. Now that the first episode is out of the way (and the reaction has been great), we're moving on to XCast #2! Centered around 2003's X-Men 2, we'll...

 
 
 
 

The Flixist Xmencast Episode I Records Tonight!

After working out the scheduling kinks, we're finally recording the first Xmencast tonight! Are you pumped? I'm pumped. Let's get pumpeder. Tonight we'll be discussing the one that started it all. The first X-Men film starring all those ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Gratuitous Violence and Awkward Silence!

I had no idea what to expect when heading in to the theatre to watch the Ryan Gosling movie Drive. I had heard it was a terrible movie from some less than reputable sources (namely a couple friends with wildly different tastes in film). I w...

 
 
 
 

Post Tenebras Lux

[justify][/justify] Life is cyclical, filled with both blatant and subtle cycles that become manifest as we choose to see them. There are simple ones, simple in that even a young child has a grasp on it: day and night, sleeping and waking,...

 
 
 
 

The (hopefully) everlasting zombie genre

I feel the zombie genre, over the past year or so, has sort of burnt itself out and is starting to slow down, which leaves me disappointed. Despite what people say I will always have a soft spot for the undead; from movies like World War Z,...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Quickposts

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Retrofraction

Hello! I just picked up Demon Sword on Blue Ray and I cannot wait to watch it!

 
 
Retrofraction

Hey! So my friend is part of this TV Pilot: Dirty Laundry You should check it out!

 
 
Retrofraction

Deepwater Horizon was really good! I would probably rate it as my favorite movie this

 
 
Dwavenhobble

Oh so theres already a narrative in the making that anyone who dislikes Spiderman Homecoming is merely Racist because of Black Does that mean I can call anyone who disliked Suicide Squad racist now?

 
 
Retrofraction

My team that I organized and directed won best story in the IFP Phoenix 48 hour short challenge!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

 
 
Retrofraction

I enjoyed the new Star Trek, not the best, but I think it is a very good step in the right direction and is much better than into the

 
 
Retrofraction

Saw the new Ghost Busters movie, it was pretty But I think the humor and the script needed work, it kind of dragged on toward the

 
 
Ckervin

The future is looking pretty rough in these films!

 
 
Ckervin

Well, this one will be interesting!

 
 
Retrofraction

Well super excited to see Hateful Eight sometime soon, but does anyone have and recommendations for some good indie films?

 
 
Niero

Testing Quickposts! You can now leave a short note on Flixist about anything, and continue/convert it to a blog later