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The first Incredibles 2 trailer is here

We've all had to wait wait a long time for this, but it's finally here. Incredibles 2 has a full trailer full of incredible sequel things. Well, mostly just parenting. Of course that's what made the The Incredibles so g...

 
 
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Michael Fassbender to star in Hollywood Kung Fury sequel

Kung Fury, for the uninitiated, is a 2015 crowd-funded short film that pays homage to 80s cop and martial arts movies. It's solid gold shit, the best of bad movies, but coming in at only 31 minutes in length, it's never been able to call it...

 
 
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Review: Fifty Shades Freed

Fifty Shades Freed is the final chapter in a franchise that has been solemnly focused on one thing. No, not the bondage or the S&M, though those do play a crucial role in dressing up (or stripping down) the focal-point of this series. R...

 
 
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Review: The Cloverfield Paradox

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the Cloverfield continuum, The Cloverfield Paradox happened. The third installment in the Cloverfield trilogy / continuum / universe offers nothing new and little that's exciting. ...

 
 
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Super Bowl TV spot for Mission Impossible: Fallout

In the latest installment of the Mission Impossible series, Tom Cruise is being Tom Cruise. He's riding motors. He's talking to beautiful women. Oh--hey, Ving Rhames! He's breaking his ankle doing his own stunts. And th...

 
 
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Super Bowl TV spot for The Cloverfield Paradox on Netflix

Cloverfield was released in 2008 as a found footage alien/monster flick and it was pretty bad. No apologies. Then it had a "sequel" in 2016, 10 Cloverfield Lane, which didn't seem to have much to do with the original (avoiding sp...

 
 
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Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer isssss aliiiiiiiive!

There's a lot to see in the new Super Bowl trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story. This is our first real look at any marketing materials for the movie--highly unusual as it's being released in under 4 months. Look for new Lando in ...

 
 
 
 
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First Ant-Man and the Wasp trailer has a giant Pez dispenser

Ant-Man is easily Marvel's most underrated film. Not the Edgar Wright classic we were sure to get (still bitter), but people don't give it the props it deserved. The movie was a little heist film in the middle of a giant Marvel univer...

 
 
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Review: The Maze Runner: The Death Cure

New year, new me, right? As such, it seemed prudent that one minor tweak to the old personality complex might allow for a more compassionate worldview towards movie sequels. You see, the old me, the less-better me, hated on sequels, usually...

 
 
 
 
 
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Super Troopers 2 gets a new red band trailer

The original Super Troopers remains one of my favorite comedies of all time. It strikes a perfect chord of raunchy, slapstick, and joke-driven comedy that still makes me laugh until I hurt even after watching it multiple times over the y...

 
 
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Creed 2 casts Ivan Drago's son with Romanian boxer

Creed was a superbly directed and acted small film about boxing, that successfully brought Rocky back to its roots, and ditched decades of cheesy ridiculousness that had infested the series. Before Creed Rocky had kind of slipped from ...

 
 
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Michael De Luca joins production team of Suicide Squad 2

As we all know the DC Cinematic Universe is in trouble. Despite the fantastic Wonder Woman, Justice Leagueu fell flat with critics and audiences. So DC began a shift in those making the films, moving producers around and bringing in fr...

 
 
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The Strangers: Prey at Night release its first trailer

I am weirdly excited for The Strangers: Prey at Night. Don't ask me why. I remember digging the original film, which released about 9 years ago, but not enough that I bought it or ever watched it again. So I shouldn't be that pumped for a ...

 
 
 
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Review: Pitch Perfect 3

I don’t know what I was expecting. The Pitch Perfect series has never been remarkable, but also never distasteful enough to shout about it on the internet for an extended period of time. It exists for the sole purpose of entertaining ...

 
 
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Review: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Before we begin, let’s bring all parties to the table, peacefully. When discussing Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, the soft-sequel, hard-reboot to 1995’s Jumanji, there are clearly two camps of thought. One camp will p...

 
 
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First trailer for Ocean's 8 walks all over us

Good heist movies are becoming few and far between, and when they do land they're usually a smaller affair. That's what made the original Ocean's films so much fun. They were good heist films (to varying degrees) with a plethora of bi...

 
 
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Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

I really thought I had gotten some Star Wars fatigue. In the build up to the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi I just wasn't feeling that usual excitement, but as the day of my screening got closer it started to swell....

 
 
 
 
 
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Check out the first teaser for The Incredibles 2

There isn't much to go on in this teaser, honestly, but it does confirm a few things. Baby Jack Jack has a couple of new powers, and the Incredibles theme still pulls at my heartstrings the way it used too.  The sequel will ...

 
 
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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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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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Review: Jigsaw

What started out as a low budget, generic "torture porn" film has slowly morphed over the years into an endearingly goofy film franchise. If you've never seen a Saw film before, I'm sure its lasting success seems like a mystery from the out...

 
 
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Pacific Rim: Uprising is the start of a cinematic universe

If you have a movie franchise these days, even if it isn't that successful, you evidently have to make it a cinematic universe. It's just a rule now. Studios want money and the way to make money these days is assumed to be a cinematic unive...

 
 
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Review: Cult of Chucky

You may not know this, but Chucky, the red headed doll inhabited by a serial killer's soul thanks to some magic, had a bit of a comeback a few years ago with the straight to video release of Curse of Chucky. Believe it or not, after a ...

 
 
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Review: Jeepers Creepers 3

If you've read any of my posts for Flixist, you know that I approach most sequels not with trepidation, but with outright skepticism. This is because rather than being an earnest or needed continuation to a great story, they're cash grabs. ...

 
 
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Sex and the City 3 Canceled

In happy sad news, Sex and the City 3 will not be happening. We repeat, Sex and the City 3, the third movie based off the HBO series which ran from 1998 to 2004, has been canceled.  That is all.

 
 
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Jumanji: Welcometo the Jungle has 2nd trailer

The debut of a second official trailer for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, let optimism shine it's goofy face on my otherwise dour, cynical visage. Was that a slight homage to the Robin Williams Jumanji of old? Did they just acknowledge its...

 
 
 
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Jamie Lee Curtis to reprise lead role in Halloween

In Hollywood only has one formula for success news (sequels), original 'final girl' Jamie Lee Curtis will reprise her role as Laurie Strode, Michael Meyers' first crush, 40 years after the original Halloween's release. This will mark Curtis...

 
 
 
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Star Wars IX has a new release date in winter

With the news this morning that JJ Abrams would be writing and directing Star Wars Episode IX it probably won't come to anyone as much of a surprise that the movie has now been delayed. The film was originally scheduled for a summer re...

 
 




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LIKE ME"SMASH THAT LIKE BUTTON!"

 

Early Man"A step down the evolutionary ladder"

 

Black Panther"Fight the power"

 

The 15:17 to Paris"An honest homage that lacks pace"

 

Peter Rabbit"In which Peter kills Mr. McGregor on screen"

 

Fifty Shades Freed"Mama-Mia, that's a spicy pizza"

 

Before We Vanish"Humanity shining through an alien lens"

 

The Maze Runner: The Death Cure"Still no cure for bad movies and bad sequels"

 

GODZILLA: Planet of the Monsters"A beginner's guide to losing a war vs. giant monsters"

 

Den of Thieves"The most January movie to ever January"

 

The Post"As good as it should be"

 

The Commuter"The Commuter, reviewed by an actual New York commuter"

 

Black Mirror (Season 4)"A bleak future with a smile"

 

All the Money in the World"None of the Spacey"

 

Pitch Perfect 3"Can you aca not?"

 

Bright"MIB: Men in Blue -- Will Smith's 2nd buddy cop franchise heralds his triumphant return"

 

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle"Your level 9 stellar cast is no match for my bad writing, He-Man!"

 

Game of Thrones Season 7 Blu-ray box set and giveaway"Want to own a copy of Game of Thrones s7? Read on!"

 

Star Wars: The Last Jedi"The Force is strong with this one"

 

Coco"I'm (nearly) in love with the Coco"

 

Justice League"Super, man?"

 

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

 
 
 
 
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