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Check out these remade original trilogy Star Wars posters

An artist and illustrator who goes by the name Old Red Jalopy recently created these awesome posters for the original Star Wars trilogy; A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and The Return of the Jedi, in the style of other iconic movie post...

 
 
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Check out the 10ft Robocop statue going up in Detroit

Just when you think the world couldn't get any more awesome, we finally have pictures of the glorious statue of Robocop that's going to be placed in the city of Detroit. Detroit is were the original movie takes place and thus, justly, a pet...

 
 
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This Is Spinal Tap soundtrack getting reissued on vinyl

This Is Spinal is one of the best movies of the 1980s and one my my favorite movies of all time. It's still the grandaddy of the mockumentary genre, and I don't think it'll be topped in terms of execution or sheer quality. The soundtrack to...

 
 
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Cleopatra getting 50th anniversary re-releases

Cleopatra, the epic film known as much for its off screen issues as it was for its grandeur, is turning 50 this year and 20th Century Fox isn't about to miss out on the opportunity to celebrate it. They've remastered the original theat...

 
 
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Watch the trailer for a 1926 Great Gatsby silent film

Baz Luhrmann will be the newest director to try his hand at creating a cinematic adaptation of the classic American novel The Great Gatsby, but he definitely isn't the first. Only one year after F. Scott Fitzgerald novel was published, The...

 
 
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Two dozen Akira Kurosawa films free on Hulu this weekend

If you're sitting at home wondering exactly what the hell you're going to do with yourself for the next 48 hours, you may want take Hulu up on its offer this weekend. In celebration of the acclaimed director's 103rd birthday tomorrow, Hulu ...

 
 
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Trailer: Much Ado About Nothing

After director Joss Whedon's mega block-buster The Avengers last year, he decided to tone it down a bit for his next project. It's a bit of a palate cleanser - Much Ado About Nothing is an adaption of the classic Shakespearean comedy by th...

 
 
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MGM to reboot The Incredible Shrinking Man

MGM is going to reboot The Incredible Shrinking Man, one of the best sci-fi films of the 1950s. The movie was based on a novel by Richard Matheson, the 86-year-old genre maestro also responsible for I Am Legend and the Twilight Zone episode...

 
 
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You're a mean one Mr. Grinch. Animated reboot planned

Universal and Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me) have banded together to take another crack at Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas, a holiday classic that's already seen a big screen adaption in the way of Ron Howard's The Gri...

 
 
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Considering John Ford's The Quiet Man

There's a great piece by Jonathan Lethem about John Ford's The Searchers, the classic Oscar-winning western starring John Wayne. The gist: I like this movie, but boy, given some of the content, maybe I really shouldn't. Lethem points out is...

 
 
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Review: Wake in Fright

I've always wanted to delve deeper into the world of Ozploitation movies (exploitation films from Australia). I have a major fondness for Mad Max, The Road Warrior, Turkey Shoot (aka Escape 2000), and Razorback, and my interest in the genre...

 
 
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Sol Yurick, writer of The Warriors novel, dies at 87

Sol Yurick passed away last Saturday in Manhattan at the age of 87. According to his daughter, the cause was complications of lung cancer. Before he wrote “The Warriors,” he worked as a social investigator with the welfare depar...

 
 
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Check out the original Star Wars trilogy as maps

These awesome posters were made by artist Andrew DeGraff for an upcoming two person show featuring DeGraff and fellow artist Bennett Slater. The show will be at Gallery 1988, which we've talked about before. In these works DeGraff has creat...

 
 
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New Great Gatsby posters show off 1920s glamour

Continuing with the eye-candy as only Baz Lurhman can, these three character posters for 2013's The Great Gatsby premiered online today. Featuring actresses Elizabeth Debicki and Ilsa Fisher as well as actor Joel Edgerton, each poster inclu...

 
 
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The Cult Club: The Warriors (1979)

The Cult Club is where Flixist's writers expound the virtues of their favourite underground classics, spanning all nations and genres. It is a monthly series of articles looking at what made those films stand out from the pack, as well as t...

 
 
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Review: Nothing But a Man

[This review was originally posted as part of our 2012 New York Film Festival coverage. It has been reposted to coincide with the week-long theatrical release of the film in New York City.] In a lot of social message movies there's a tenden...

 
 
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Ghostbusters 3 possibly filming as early as next summer

It almost seems cruel to post news about the long purported Ghostbusters 3 because nothing ever comes to fruition, no matter how many drafts of the script are written or how many times Dan Aykroyd reassures us that it's on th...

 
 
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Universal Monsters to creep into Mondo's gallery

Mondo, the collectible movie art distributor and gallery branch of Austin's fabled Alamo Drafthouse theater, has announced that their upcoming end-of-October gallery show will feature works centered around iconic "Universal Monsters." In ot...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Bond Month!

Hey guess what! It's Bond Month! In honor of Skyfall, the new James Bond movie coming out this month-ish, and because we've got some crazy James Bond fans on staff around here, we've decided to dedicate an entire month to James Bond's iconi...

 
 
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"Removie" posters reimagine movies with a letter missing

Inspired by an internet meme in which people take a letter out of a film title for silly results, Dublin artist Austin Richards and copywriter Des Creedon have created these "removie" posters based on the one letter removal idea. The poster...

 
 
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Another director attached to Fox's Frankenstein

It seems suitably ironic that the reboot of the classic movie about a reanimated monster seems to have fresh life breathed into it with each new director and studio that takes it on. Fox's version of Frankenstein's monster originally&n...

 
 
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Once Upon a Time in America screenings delayed

How did I miss this? At Cannes this year, a new cut of Sergio Leone's final film Once Upon a Time in America was screened, featuring 25 minutes of previously deleted footage. However, the print is going out of circulation, forcing canc...

 
 
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Movies That Changed Us: Ran (1985)

Yesterday, esteemed British film magazine Sight & Sound announced the results of its once-in-a-decade poll of filmmakers and critics to decide the greatest movies ever made. Following a fifty year reign at the top, Citizen Kane was fina...

 
 
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Lawrence of Arabia is returning to theaters!

This is some of the best news you're going to read today. A digitally restored, 4K version of the director's cut of Lawrence of Arabia may be coming to a theater near you. You may have heard that this new version premiered at this year...

 
 
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Book: Hollywood Movie Stills (Updated Edition)

Earlier this week, an updated edition of Hollywood Movie Stills by Joel W. Finler was released by Titan Books. It chronicles the history and art of movie still photography from the earliest days of film through the 1960s, with little snippe...

 
 
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Check out these posters made up of iconic movie items

It's kind of cool how some objects become so integral to the look or story of a beloved movie that they become iconic on their own, like the cat in the Matrix or the snake staff in Aladdin. French artist Maxime Pecourt has created these coo...

 
 
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Once Upon A Time In America to premiere uncut at Cannes

Every other movie at this year's Cannes Film Festival has become redundant with the news that the festival will premiere the original, 269-minute long cut of Sergio Leone's incredible Once Upon A Time In America, a story spanning five decad...

 
 
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The Award Goes to ... Winnie the Pooh

[For last month's Blogger's Wanted, Andrew Kauz (RIP) asked the Flixist community to respond to this year's award shows by giving an award of their own. Nick Valdez chose to award one of the most overlooked movies of 2011; Winnie the Pooh. ...

 
 
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Melies' remastered Trip to the Moon to screen in Chicago

Georges Méliès' unequivocal masterpiece A Trip to the Moon was recently remastered and the new version now has completely hand-painted color as well as a soundtrack by the French atmospheric band Air. At the time, we were unsu...

 
 
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All of Rear Window in a single shot

Now that was just plain cool. Jeff Deason, who I now proclaim to be amazingly awesome, stitched together every rear window shot from Hitchcock's Rear Window and was able to make a time lapse short of the entire film's events playing out in...

 
 
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Losing My Virginity: The Great Escape

[Losing My Virginity articles are reviews written by someone who still hasn't seen an incredibly popular movie after all these years. LMV reviews are interesting in that they can offer the perspective of a person who's untainted by the clou...

 
 
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Theatrical rerelease of Casablanca coming March 21st

Casablanca turns 70 this year. To celebrate, you have a chance to catch it on the big screen for one night only. Turner Classic Movies is hosting nationwide screenings of Casablanca on March 21st at participating theaters. The screenings wi...

 
 
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Baby recreates famous movie scenes, is adorable

Arthur is described by his mother, Emily Cleaver, as "the world-famous film-buff baby," and I believe this is absolute fact. First of all, this baby is insanely adorable. Secondly, he's been placed in a variety of photographs that show him ...

 
 
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Book: The Marx Brothers Encyclopedia

While I'd been into The Three Stooges at an early age and got into both Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton in high school, I didn't watch a Marx Brothers movie until I was an undergrad. Since then I've watched most of their movies and Grouch...

 
 
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Mondo's new Planet of the Apes poster series

Know any huge Planet of the Apes fans? Mondo posters has partnered with Sideshow Collectibles and a bunch of awesome poster artists to produce a set of posters for the Planet of the Apes films. There'll be one poster for each of the five or...

 
 
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We Need to Talk About Kevin posters have classic style

Our review of We Need to Talk About Kevin shows that what the movie may fail at being an art film talking about intrinsic evilness, it makes up for in being a relatively enjoyable horror. These new posters seems to be embracing that by seem...

 
 
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Universal celebrates 100 years w/ new logo, restorations

This year, Universal turns 100 years old. According to Patton Oswalt, the venerable film studio can now legally litter, steal anything it can carry unassisted, and commit murder with its bare hands. Thankfully for us, the studio's year-lon...

 
 
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Video: Trip to the Moon with score, color - parade scene

A few weeks ago, we told you about how the French band Air was partnering with the Technicolor Foundation for Cinema Heritage to release a brand new score to coincide with the recently restored, hand-painted, color version of George Melies...

 
 
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13 composers and musicians who should rescore Metropolis

Metropolis turns 85 years old in January. It's still an incredible work of movie magic and film art with special effects, sets, and sequences that are astonishing even today. The movie is propelled not just by Fritz Lang's vision, but by th...

 
 
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Air to release A Trip to the Moon score next year

This year's Cannes Film Festival kicked off with a newly restored print of Georges Méliès's A Trip to the Moon, featuring a score by the French music duo Air. Since that time, the band has expanded their score for the sil...

 
 




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