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Dark Phoenix looks cliched as hell in its final trailer

Fox has unleashed the final trailer for Dark Phoenix and I'm not really sure what to say. Maybe the footage used for the trailer was cut to look cliche, but this is some really sloppy writing. How many stories are we going to get where "go...

 
 
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The Flixist 2019 Summer Movie Preview

It's that time of the year again folks! It's getting warmer outside, the flowers are blooming, and schools are getting ready to be let out, flooding the world once more with the gremlins know as "children" and the abominations we know as "t...

 
 
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Review: Hellboy

Adaptation is a tough thing to nail. You can jump from one medium to another of course, but it feels like making the leap to the movies is the final destination for a lot of original works. You don’t hear of many video games or comic ...

 
 
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Review: Master Z: Ip Man Legacy

Legendary Wing Chun practitioner Ip Man is famous for popularizing the Wing Chun style the world over and for having taught Bruce Lee, among other students. You'd think that legacy alone would be ripe for great films, but this didn't truly ...

 
 
 
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Review: Girls of the Sun

French director Eva Husson isn’t one to shy away from danger. Her previous film, Bang Gang (A Modern Love Story) pretty much says all you need to know about her head-on filmmaking style. While watching Girls of the Sun, the story of a...

 
 
 
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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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The New Mutants might actually hit theaters this summer

Post-merger Fox and Disney have taken to the CinemaCon stage to reveal their upcoming slate of films, and one surprise listing is for The New Mutants, an X-Men spinoff that Fox began working on before a possible Disney buyout was a twinkle ...

 
 
 
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Trailer for El Chicano brings vengeance in a mask

The revenge thriller has been in a rut for a good long time. It's either an old guy going after the people who hurt his family or a person harmed by a drug cartel who seeks revenge or both of those things together. El Chicano doesn't ...

 
 
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Latest John Wick 3 trailer has more dogs, more murder

The latest trailer for John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum (because this is a movie that needs such a hoity toity title) has dropped and shows off exactly the sort of absurd action you'd expect from a series that continues to spiral from the f...

 
 
 
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Review: Book of Monsters

Book of Monsters is the first Kickstarter funded film I've seen. This one billed itself as the horror movie where YOU could choose the monsters -- a novel enough idea in which backers could choose from six categories: The monsters, a charac...

 
 
 
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Review: Triple Threat

There's an unspoken rule in cinema that team-up films are typically bad. While Marvel seems to have bucked that trend, other studios still struggle with giving all of their leading stars proper screen time. You'll have a bunch of A-list act...

 
 
 
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DOOM: ANNIHILATION trailer is getting annihilated on YouTube

I think it's safe to say that so far the upcoming video game adaptation, DOOM: ANNIHILATION has opened its own little portal to hell (har har), since at the time of writing it sits at 300 likes to over 3,000 dislikes on YouTube. This is ex...

 
 
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Nicolas Cage has some weird-ass movies, here's 10 of them

There's no doubt Nicolas Cage has been in some weird stuff, and after Between Worlds it looks like he's just getting weirder and weirder. A glance ahead has him starring in Primal, a movie where a big game hunter (for zoos?) is on a shippin...

 
 
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Review: Captain Marvel

Think about this: two of the last three Marvel movies weren't just great action films, but landmark events in modern cinema. Black Panther was a Best Picture nominee that set off a cultural celebration and addressed social issues that ...

 
 
 
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Review: Furie

You’ve probably seen Veronica Ngo (Ngô Thanh Vân) on the big screen before but didn’t realize it. Her biggest role was in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. She played Rose’s sister, who dies in the bombing run that ope...

 
 
 
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Two more Kingsman films are on their way!

Usually, directors like to round out their trilogy before moving on to other projects in that same universe, but word is the next Kingsman movie has begun shooting and it's a prequel! Yes, earlier reports were correct and the next...

 
 
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Will Smith's time with Suicide Squad is dead... shot

WB and DC sure know how to get their movies going, don't they? From director switches to drastic re-edits, we've seen it all. And now one of the headlining stars of Suicide Squad will not be returning. Variety is reporting that Will Sm...

 
 
 
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Bond 25's working title is reportedly Shatterhand

Thanks to a listing in Production Weekly, it appears that the current title of the next Bond film is Shatterhand. Before you go running around exclaiming what a stupid name Shatterhand is, let's all calm down for a second and...

 
 
 
 
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Netflix's Triple Frontier lands an action-packed trailer

Triple Frontier looks like the kind of movie that's been in production since 2010 and been handed off from one director to another. That's probably because it has been. The film is finally, finally releasing on Netflix this year, but ...

 
 
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Triple Threat will hit theaters for one night only

Well Go USA Entertainment has announced that the star-studded, kung fu team-up film Triple Threat will be heading to US theaters for one night only on March 19, 2019. Featuring the likes of Tony Jaa, Iko Uwais, and Tiger Chen, this film is ...

 
 
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Kung Fu Hustle 2 is officially in the works

15 years ago, Stephen Chow unleashed his magnum opus Kung Fu Hustle upon the world. The film was a glorious send-up of kung fu cinema tropes with a dash of absurdist comedy for good measure. Featuring the likes of Chow in the starring role ...

 
 
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Review: Cold Pursuit

Liam Neeson is a very accomplished actor with an extraordinary acting range and physical talent. It's a shame that ever since his appearance in 2008's Taken, he's basically been in the same role film after film. That is certainly underselli...

 
 
 
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Shaft's latest trailer shows old age can't stop a badass

Warner Bros. uploaded a new teaser trailer for the upcoming Shaft sequel and I'm surprised at how good it looks. I've never associated Shaft with being low quality or bad, but I don't remember the last film being that fondly remembered. Now...

 
 
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Review: Miss Bala

Action movies have, like anything I suppose, been products of their time. The "action movie tell" comes in the form of the villains. Who's the bad guy? Who's gotta get got?  For awhile it was the Soviets, whether they were invading the...

 
 
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Hot Wheels live-action movie rolling into development

Any kid who was a kid played with Hot Wheels cars at some point. And any IP that Mattel owns the rights to is going to become a movie at some point. So it should come as little surprise that the toy company, who has created its own movie st...

 
 
 




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Hanna"Unique just means alone"

 

Mary Magdalene"The Passion 0.5"

 

Missing Link"No no, I think I found it all"

 

Hellboy"Oh boy..."

 

Ploey"A parent-child team review!"

 

Master Z: Ip Man Legacy"AKA: How to waste Michelle Yeoh"

 

Girls of the Sun"Women taking freedom into their own hands"

 

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote"The impossible dream meets the imperfect reality"

 

Rottentail"10,000 square feet of holiness"

 

The Haunting of Sharon Tate"Haunting for all the wrong reasons"

 

The Wind"A prairie home cacodemon"

 

Pet Sematary"Sometimes remade is better"

 

Peterloo"The sound of silence"

 

Shazam!"Say my name"

 

Trip of Compassion"Everything you know about PTSD, rewritten"

 

Dogman"Kindness can only get you so far"

 

Screwball"A swing for the fences results in a groundout "

 

Ramen Shop"Passes inspection"

 

The Beach Bum""Ain't that far down if we don't look, right?""

 

Dumbo"Guess how I'm feeling? Dumbo."

 

The Hummingbird Project"Nothing more exciting than laying cable"

 

Arrested Development - Season Five Part Two"They've Made a Huge Mistake"

 

Us"Turns out, the real monsters were us all along"

 

Relaxer"Sit back and relax (and also probably vomit a bunch)"

 

SXSW The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash"What is a man if he doesn't have a spirit"

 
 
 
 
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