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Rumor: Jake Gyllenhaal wanted for Batman

(Note: I'm referring to Gyllenhal's creepy turn in the film Nightcrawler, not the X-Men character. I suppose explaining a joke means it's not a good one, but here we are.) It's been pretty clear that Ben Affleck hasn't been having as m...

 
 
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James Franco to star in X-Men spin-off, Multiple Man

In a surprise announcement, Fox has revealed that they are developing a new X-Men spin-off film starring James Franco with a script written by Wonder Woman's Allan Heinberg. Multiple Man will feature the X-Men associate of th...

 
 
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Danger Girl movie rights scooped up

I'd like to tell you that I got into the Danger Girl comics when they first came out because I was into their tongue-in-cheek take on the James Bond spy film genre. But I was a teenage boy in the 90s so I think we all know why I picked...

 
 
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Review: Justice League

Warning: I'm going to discuss a thing that is obvious, but some may consider a spoiler so don't read if you've been in a cave for the entire marketing campaign of this movie.  Well they did it, folks. DC made two movies in a row that d...

 
 
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Deadpool gets creative in new Deadpool 2 Teaser

Scheduled to release on June 2, Deadpool 2 was due a trailer (though perhaps not as much as Avengers: Infinity War). Finally, we've got something. It's not a full trailer, and contains only a hint of spoilers, but, true to D...

 
 
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Morbius announced as new Spider-Man spin-off

Sony continued to ride the wave of Spider-Man: Homecoming's success this week by announcing a Morbius spin-off is on its way, creating a trilogy of spin-offs with the previously announced Venom and Silver & Black films. The Living ...

 
 
 
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Review: Thor: Ragnarok

While I like the Marvel Cinematic Universe overall, I've never been that interested in the Thor movies. I love the Walt Simonson run on The Mighty Thor, but the previous live-action films featuring the God of Thunder never really appealed t...

 
 
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The Walking Dead Season 8 Recap: 'The Damned'

‘The Damned,' episode 2 of The Walking Dead season 8 plays in 4 parts across 3 scenes. We continue just where we left off last week with Rick and his merry band of men splitting up post-assault on the The Sanctuary.

 
 
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Runaways come together in official trailer

Following the release of Runaways' teaser trailer earlier this month comes the official full trailer for the latest TV entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The show adapts the comic series created by Brian K. Vaughan (Lost, Y: The Last ...

 
 
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Ben Mendelsohn looking to be evil in Captain Marvel

Some pretty cool casting news: Ben Mendelsohn is being eyed to play the villain in the new Captain Marvel movie. Directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck are in talks with the actor, who they worked with before in Mississippi Grind. I don't...

 
 
 
 
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Newest Black Panther trailer shows its claws

By the success of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the looks of Thor: Ragnarok, and this latest trailer for Black Panther, it seems Marvel is learning from their past mistakes and allowing their directors a bit more wiggle room within their...

 
 
 
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Batman: The Animated Series coming to Blu-ray in 2018

At New York Comic Con this weekend Warner Bros. announced that they were moving forward with plans to release a remastered version of their classic animated series Batman: The Animated Series on Blu-ray in 2018. Not many details are known b...

 
 
 
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New York Comic Con 2017: Saturday's Cosplay

Representing Flixist, this lonely writer made his first pilgrimage to the holly mecca of nerddom that is the New York Comic Con. I'd done my research. I'd read the guide, and reached out to those I knew who'd bravely gone before me. Their w...

 
 
 
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The Punisher, Netflix Daredevil spinoff, gets new trailer

Netflix released an upgraded version of its earlier The Punisher teaser trailer. Now, this is what we've been waiting for. Sure, it starts with the requisite Frank Castle's-family-was-killed backstory which is a bit slow...

 
 
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Review: Preacher (Season 2)

When AMC announced that they were going to be working with Seth Rogen and Sam Catlin to adapt the beloved 90's comic Preacher a lot of people started wondering whether or not the cable network could pull it off. Fan fears were rightfully wa...

 
 
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Our first look at the new Hellboy

Hellboy is coming back and from everything we know so far it's looking  looking really dark, very bloody, and bit less campy than Guillermo Del Toro's take on the indie comic favorite. Also, no Ron Perlman, which is sad, but ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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James Gunn says a lot of stuff about Guardians 3

Guardians of the Galaxy 3 is a long way off, but that doesn't mean that director James Gunn isn't getting things ready. He recently did a Facebook Live chat where he covered every topic under the sun, including reminding us that adoles...

 
 
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Review: The Defenders (Season 1)

When the Marvel Cinematic Universe first came to Netflix it seemed like such a great idea. Four individual series of shows focused on more grounded heroes eventually coming together in a small scale, Avengers-like fashion. But the exci...

 
 
 
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Wonder Woman 2 release date confirmed

In a sneaky press release on Tuesday evening DC executives confirmed that Wonder Woman 2 is slated for release on December 13th, 2019. They also confirmed what everyone already knew, that Gal Gadot was coming back for the lead role. Still n...

 
 
 
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Comic-Con 2017 trailer roundup

What a weekend its been, while nothing really overly exciting and brand new was announced at San Diego Comic-Con there was a ton of trailers from previously announced TV and movies. So to cure your Monday blues we at Flixist have compil...

 
 
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A Dwayne Johnson-less Shazam is next planned DCU movie

In somewhat sad news coming out of San Diego Comic Con we have learned that Shazam's movie will fill the previous gap year of 2019 for the DCU, but it will not have everyone's favorite wrestler turned-actor Dwayne Johnson. Not because he is...

 
 
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Justice League actually looks pretty good in its SDCC trailer

Justice League is in the middle of a huge mess right now. DC Comics and Warner Bros. are tooling and re-tooling elements, Ben Affleck was almost phased out of the Batman role (before confirming he'd be staying on), and the film's current ad...

 
 
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Thor: Ragnarok San Diego Comic-Con trailer is *$#%@!^ awesome

Thor: Ranarok had a tough encore. It's first trailer was the stuff of movie nerd wet dreams and it bowed during the Super Bowl. It's hard to make a better entrance than that. Now disregard everything I just said, as its second trailer just ...

 
 
 




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Justice League"Super, man?"

 

Inhumans (Season 1)"How did this happen?"

 

Murder on the Orient Express"Starring Kenneth Branagh, directed by Kenneth Branagh, produced by..."

 

Stranger Things 2 "Less of a killer thriller"

 

Thor: Ragnarok"♫ On we sweep with threshing oar / Our only goal will be the western shore / Ah-ah, ah! ♫"

 

Last Flag Flying"Richard Linklater standing at attention, but not at ease or at rest"

 

A Bad Moms Christmas"Moms are trouble"

 

Lady Bird"Fly, birdy, fly"

 

Blade of the Immortal"If you came here for Wesley Snipes, look elsewhere"

 

Suburbicon"Suburbicant get it right"

 

Jigsaw"Gettin' jiggy wit it"

 

The Square"The square is the ideal, the world is rectangles and trapezoids"

 

The Snowman"When you try your best but you don't succeed"

 

Wonderstruck"When the might of artifice meets the disappointing limitations of realism"

 

The Foreigner"Jackie Chan has a certain set of skills, too"

 

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)"Damaged people, decent people, dysfunctional families"

 

The Mountain Between Us"Why didn't they eat the dog?"

 

My Little Pony: The Movie"Straight to the glue factory"

 

Blade Runner 2049"Does Hollywood dream of electric reboots?"

 

Cult of Chucky"Don't cults require followers?"

 

NYFF Zama"Strange and without category, Lucrecia Martel's return to filmmaking is the best and most idiosyncratic movie of 2017"

 

Jeepers Creepers 3"Where does he get those wonderful toys?"

 

Battle of the Sexes"A back and forth volley never settling on a tone"

 

NYFF Thelma"Everything you need and more"

 
 
 
 
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