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Review: My Scientology Movie

Louis Theroux won me over many years ago with the show Weird Weekends. In each episode, Theroux embedded himself in a subculture and use his extreme mild-mannered niceness to disarm his subjects. He'd hang out with porn stars, demolition dr...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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James Cameron talks about 'Avatar' sequels: a 1-act play

"James? You've got an interview with the Associated Press in about ten minutes, sir." "Oh, thanks...Jon, was it? You're the new intern?" "Uh, sure. What are they planning to ask you?" "We're probably going to talk about the Avatar sequels, ...

 
 
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Michael Bay doesn't apologize for the Transformers movies

Remember Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen? Neither do I. But apparently Michael Bay does. It all started when Yahoo visited the set of Transformers: Age of Extinction, and Michael Bay reportedly stated that the fourth film wouldn't be as...

 
 
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Denny's Hobbit Menu gets a sequel

Yup, that's right. The artery clogging, bad cholesterol inducing Hobbit Menu at Denny's has returned for a sequel. To celebrate upcoming release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Denny's is doing a second run of their menu with all ne...

 
 
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Atlas Shrugged makers using Kickstarter to finish trilogy

Were you hoping to see the final part in the film adaptation of Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged? No? Ummm... Okay, well, the third and final installment of the Atlas Shrugged film trilogy is on its way, and the makers are turning to Kickstarter t...

 
 
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Uwe Boll turns to Kickstarter for Postal 2

While the internet continues its post-mortem on Spike Lee's Kickstarter numbers, there's another director who's jumping into the crowdfunding fray: Uwe Boll. That's right, Uwe friggin' Boll has turned to Kickstarter to make Postal 2, and h...

 
 
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Theater manager hires cosplay gunmen for Iron Man 3

In Jefferson City, Missouri, Capital 8 Theaters manager Bob Wilkins had one of the dumbest ideas ever for a publicity stunt. Wilkins hired cosplayers dressed as Iron Man and armed (!) S.H.I.E.L.D. agents to storm a screening of Iron Man 3....

 
 
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There may be little to no blood in World War Z

Greetings yet again, friends and-and-and countrymen. First, let me be a little bird real quick -- tweet, uh, tweet. I hear Flixist is now trying to open a small store in Newbridge, New South Wales, Australia and in Newbridge, Antarctica. Fa...

 
 
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Kevin Smith considers Clerks sequel book rather than film

Kevin Smith has been mulling a Clerks sequel for a bit. At the end of 2012, it seemed like the only missing piece was Jeff Anderson (Randall) signing on. But then the project kept morphing, from a film, to a web series, to a Broadway show, ...

 
 
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WB interested in Casablanca 2, incites global facepalming

A long-standing joke about creatively soulless Hollywood executives has a young buck standing up and proposing a sequel to the 1942 Humphrey Bogart/Ingrid Bergman classic, Casablanca. Inevitably, that joke is now threatening to come true, w...

 
 
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There's a Hobbit-themed menu at Denny's for some reason

One year way back when I was an undergrad, I spent a lot of time at Denny's in the wee hours of the morning. It was close to my dorm, it was quiet enough, and it made for great people-watching. Example: one of the waitresses wore sloppy li...

 
 
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New Bloodsport will not feature blood and/or sports

Remember when Jean Claude Van Damme, the god of badass splits himself, said that he wouldn't mind appearing in the Bloodsport reboot but no one contacted him? I remember thinking, "That's odd, it would only make the new movie credible ...

 
 
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Trailer: Tarzan 3D

Once you get past the German, since Tarzan 3D is releasing internationally in 2013 and does not yet have a domestic release date (with good reason), you get some really bad looking motion capture animation. Tarzan jaggedly climbs a tree, w...

 
 
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Hungry Hungry Hippos is a movie, apocalypse to follow

Remember that time you read about Battleship, Monopoly and Stretch Armstrong being picked up for movie adaptations and snorted 'Yeah, when are they getting started on Hungry Hungry Hippos? Amiright?!' Hollywood just called your bluff, b*tch...

 
 
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Liam Neeson admits Taken franchise has run its course

The first Taken was an experience. Somehow all of the stars aligned and made the whole thing so badass, that we're getting a sequel. Admittedly the sequel has an intriguing premise (bad guys are angry and Neeson for being so badass tha...

 
 
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Bay is coming back to Transformers to keep it for himself

With Michael Bay's off again on again relationship with the Transformers franchise, it ended up being no surprise that he decided to direct Trannies 4, the reboot/not reboot sequel. The worst thing about all of this isn't that Bay...

 
 
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Identity Thief posters label Jason Bateman a sucker

My life gets very few moments of serendipity. I know Identity Thief, a flick about a guy named Sandy (Jason Bateman) whose identity and credit card information is stolen by Diana (Melissa McCarthy) and then comedy happens, exists but I can'...

 
 
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Fox still wants to make that new Mr. Ed movie

About a year ago, I pitched what is still the best idea for a new Mr. Ed film. Fox still hasn't called me back about it, but that hasn't stopped them from going ahead with this...thing. Word has it that Waterman Entertainment, the folks doi...

 
 
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Universal wants more Ted and Bourne, creativity dies

At the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference the other day, NBC Universal's CEO Steve Burke laid out the company future's film plans (strange how we're getting all of this CEO stuff huh?). Acc...

 
 
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Transformers 4 will surround new toys...I mean characters

And the most obvious news of the day award goes to Transformers 4: Buy Our Toys Because We Said So. Hasbro's CEO Brian Goldner (speaking at the UBS Best Of Americas 2012 Conference, according to Collider) confirmed what we've known abo...

 
 
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The Church of Scientology is plotting against The Master

The Church of Scientology continues its tradition of creepy, off-putting actions, this time targeting Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master. The New York Post reports that Scientologists have been "'inundating' the distributor, The Weinstein Co...

 
 
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Marvel's awesome Phase One Blu-ray box set is delayed

Remember that awesome sounding collector's edition "Phase One" Blu-ray box set for The Avengers? Remember that it was a replica of Nick Fury's tesseract suitcase and had ten discs of Marvel owned awesomeness? Remember it supposed to come ou...

 
 
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Vin Diesel may be the Last Witch Hunter, wears tank tops

Vin Diesel is going from a fast car drivin', triple x-in', babysittin', weird eye havin', tank top wearin' badass to a witch hunter just like those other guys. According to reports from The Wrap, Vin Diesel is in talks to star in The L...

 
 
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LeBron James wants Space Jam 2 to happen

When our own Max Roahrig jokingly mentioned his idea for a sequel to 1996's Space Jam to Kevin Durant, I would like to believe that set a very coincidental set of actions in motion. Oddly enough, the Warner Bros representative present ...

 
 
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TMNT reboot script leaks, not a hero in a half-shell

According to the hilariously named Ninja Turtles reboot hatin' blog, TMNT, NOT TANT, the script for the delayed Ninja Turtles remake/reboot is well...terrible. The alleged script follows Casey Jones (who is now a teenager who curs...

 
 
 
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F**k everything, a Videodrome remake is happening

Commercials director Adam Berg will be directing a remake of David Cronenberg's classic Videodrome, a story about a skeezy television producer descending into a world of madness and hallucinations as television destroys his mind. ...

 
 
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Gianni Versace's rejected Judge Dredd '95 costumes

While there's a new Judge Dredd film with Karl Urban on the way, many people can't forget the 1995 Sylvester Stallone version. (Stallone would probably like to forget the movie as well.) Our own Nick Valdez made a fine argument for Stallone...

 
 




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Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus"PHASE TWOOOOOOOOOOOOO"

 

The Amazing Johnathan Documentary"The man, the meth, the legerdemain"

 

Where'd You Go, Bernadette"Eh, she'll come back eventually"

 

Good Boys"Kissing party"

 

Driven"John DeLorean's shattered dream "

 

Long Gone By"Moral conundrum with ice cream "

 

Millennium Actress"A classic revived"

 

The Art of Racing in the Rain"No paws, all wheels"

 

The Kitchen"Half-cooked"

 

Dora and the Lost City of Gold"Can you say "mediocre?""

 

The Nightingale"Heed the black bird's call"

 

The VelociPastor"Not to be confused with The TriceraCops"

 

Nekrotronic"Pokemon GHOST"

 

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Season 3)"Space is warped and time is bendable"

 

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 6 Episodes 12-13 - "The..."No one in this show is allowed to be happy"

 

Fast &Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw"Enough fist bumps to put you into a bro coma"

 

Flixist on YouTube - Movie Reviews in Review (Once Upon a Time..."Can you feel the Quinten Tarintino love tonight? "

 

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"Tarantino sure loves movies, doesn't he?"

 

Luz"The creativity of constraint"

 

SXSW The Art of Self-Defense"Masculinity deconstructed"

 

The Lion King"Play it again, Simba"

 

Iron Sky: The Coming Race"Bigger budget, older jokes"

 
 
 
 
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