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A Knives Out Sequel is Officially Happening

Knives Out was one of the best movies of 2019. It was one of Flixist's Best Reviewed Movies of 2019, it made several of our writer's Top 5 lists, and Johnson even took home our pick for Best Director in the 2019 Golden Cages. Those are some...

 
 
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The 2019 Golden Cages: Best Director

Another year of cinema has passed, which means it's time for our second annual Golden Cages awards, the only end-of-the-year awards program featuring everyone's favorite actor as a screaming statuette! Over the next two weeks leading u...

 
 
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John's Top 5 Movies of 2019

2019 was a great year for movies. Not even just sequels and remakes either! There were some honest to goodness original films and some of them were ones people actually went and saw. Crazy right? I mean people mostly went to the remakes and...

 
 
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Jesse's Top 5 Movies of 2019

Another year has come and gone for the film industries and now that we're in the middle of the deadest month of the year in terms of new releases, might as well look back at all of the movies that came out last year. I'll hold off my though...

 
 
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Rian Johnson is carving up a Knives Out sequel

Coming as both a shock and a no-brainer, Knives Out writer and director Rian Johnson has confirmed that he has plans for his murder mystery universe beyond this year's film, possibly centering around a certain Southern super-sleuth.

 
 
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The Decade Decathlon: 2017

Welcome back to the Decade Decathlon, where we're taking an extended look back at the past decade of filmmaking to see what worked, what didn't, and what stories we can learn from the past. With 2016 relegated to the year that no one rememb...

 
 
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LFF Review: Knives Out

It’s taken time to properly piece together my thoughts on Knives Out. It’s the sort of film that, because it’s been so carefully thought out, lends itself to equally careful consideration. Moulded unmistakably on Agath...

 
 
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Everyone is a suspect in Rian Johnson's Knives Out trailer

Before Rian's Johnson was space hopping in a galaxy far, far away, he was producing some of the most interesting original movies around. Brick, his first movie, was a neo-noir crime mystery and Looper was one of his more big-budget su...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Can Star Wars just... stop? For a little bit?

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far, away, Star Wars was an event. Star Wars was a property that always seemed to be much bigger than it actually was. Up until 1999 we only had three Star Wars movies to contend with and even after the...

 
 
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi finally receives a Trailer

It's finally arrived. The first trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi just premiered during Monday Night Football on ESPN.  This is the first look we've gotten at The Last Jedi since the teaser debuted back in April....

 
 
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Post-Production has finished on Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Rian Johnson, director of the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi, announced in an instagram post yesterday that post-production has wrapped for them film. Johnson congratulated his post-production team for their continued efforts and hard wo...

 
 
 
 
 
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Star Wars Episode VIII officially titled The Last Jedi

It's official, ladies and gents. Star Wars Episode VIII from wirter/director Rian Johnson is titled The Last Jedi. One might have expected this to be the name of the the third film in the new trilogy, following the naming conventions of Ret...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Chris Nolan and Rian Johnson discuss Interstellar

I wasn't a massive fan of Interstellar, with its insistence on hard sci-fi not meshing ultimately undermining the eventual shift to thematically resonant fantasy, but as a sci-fi film with ambition, I still care about it deeply. So, much to...

 
 
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Rian Johnson writing and directing Star Wars: Ep. VIII

Some big news coming out of the Star Wars camp today as it has been announced that Looper director Rian Johnson will be writing and directing Star Wars: Episode VIII and writing Episode IX. Most likely Abrams will return to direct...

 
 
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Close the loop with this deleted scene from Looper

One of the many deleted scenes from the video release of Rian Johnson's Looper has made its way online today, and features the lovely Emily Blunt alongside the ever versatile Garret Dillahunt. The scene is meant to be tense, but ...

 
 
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Flixist Movie Club: Loopercast

It's the return of the Flixist Movie Club, this time dissecting Rian Johnson's Looper! Surprisingly, this is a very coherent, not-disturbing show, so if you're looking for someone to get raped, it's sadly not going to happen. Sadface. Join ...

 
 
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Review: Looper

Time travel is a sticky wicket for movies, and really all stories in general. There’s just so many contradictions, loopholes and moving parts that things get complicated. By the end of a time travel movie you’re usually stuck as...

 
 
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Trailer: Looper

If you had any lingering doubts about how awesome Looper is going to be, I don't know how that would happen given all the positive buzz going around, here's the last nail in that coffin. Seriously, I'm probably going to see it twice. I hav...

 
 
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New pics and soundtrack info for Rian Johnson's Looper

Rian Johnson's Looper will be in theaters on September 28th, and a whole bunch of images from the film surfaced online the other day. This includes two pics of Emily Blunt with a shotgun, two pics of Bruce Willis doing a driveby, one pic of...

 
 
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Flix For Short: The Psychology of Dream Analysis

With Looper only a couple weeks from release, and it's anticipation reaching fever pitch, now seems as good a time as any other to take a look back on some of director Rian Johnson's earlier work. Thus we are presented with The Psycho...

 
 
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Mondo posters for Rian Johnson's Looper are boss

Rian Johnson's Looper is one of our most anticipated movies of the fall. It's been getting good reviews out of the Toronto International Film Festival and will be out in theaters by the end of September. Look for Flixist's review later this...

 
 
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Looper would probably make an awesome video game

Back in the Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis days, it was actually surprisingly easy to find good videogames based on moves (look at any of the Super Star Wars games, most of the Disney movie platformers, and tons more). Sure, there we...

 
 
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New Looper poster, details on the film's unique score

A new poster has dropped for Rian Johnson's Looper, one of the 2012 movies we've been looking forward to since last year. It's pretty keen, though the tagline could be better. ("Yippee ki yay, Gordon-Levitt" has a better ring to it than "H...

 
 
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Trailer: Looper

It's time to get international with Looper. You know, in that this is the trailer for Looper that gets released internationally. It's like the other trailers we've seen, but with a bit more plot to it and a bunch more Bruce Willis. This on...

 
 
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New Looper images throw me in a loop

I really hope writer/director Rian Johnson becomes a big name. His film debut, Brick, is one of my favorite films ever and what established my fascination in Joseph Gordon-Levitt's career. With the upcoming Looper starring both JGL and...

 
 
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Trailer: Looper

Yesterday, Alex brought you the latest international trailer for my most anticipated film of the year, Looper. While I haven't been able to see it yet thanks to MSN's awful video player, I was able to see the latest domestic trailer. ...

 
 
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International Trailer: Looper

We've got a domestic trailer for Looper hitting at the end of the day tomorrow, so for now, the new international trailer will have to do for you. Man, I'm feeling a lot better about this movie now. The last trailer was a lot heavier ...

 
 
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Rian Johnson talks 3D filmmaking

Rian Johnson, director of such modern classics as Brick and The Brothers Bloom, wrote a pretty great essay about stereoscopic filmmaking. In it, Johnson discusses his personal views on the medium, and how (in theory), stereoscopic...

 
 




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