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A first-timer's guide to Agnes Varda: Faces Places

French cinema is an area of filmmaking I’m really enthused by, and since learning about it as a student, the sheer novelty of the New Wave has always remained an area of fascination. Like many before me, I have a lot of respect fo...


Black Widow film finds its director in Cate Shortland

The movie that Marvel Studios has long promised is a step closer to reality—Black Widow will be helmed by Australian director Cate Shortland. Her filmography includes Somersault, The Silence, Lore and Berlin Syndrome, all which were n...


Patty Jenkins will return to direct 'Wonder Woman 2'

Well, in news that should surprise no-one, Patty Jenkisn will be returning to direct the untitled sequel to this years Wonder Woman. This development was announced in an exclusive by Variety yesterday, and there's even a release date to mar...

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Nick's Top 15 Movies of 2014

It was the best of films, it was the blurst of films. Hey everyone I'm Nick Valdez, News Editor here for Flixist and you've probably seen my name on a good chunk of the stuff written here. If not, then I'll tell you a bit about myself. I li...

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Elizabeth Banks to direct Pitch Perfect 2

Pitch Perfect was a splendid surprise back when it released in 2012. It's funny (but not exactly brilliant), has cool women that do cool things, and the music's pretty fly ("Cups" ended being one of 2013's biggest singles). It's one of thos...

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Review: Paradise

Diablo Cody is quite the opinion splitting screenwriter. Her fast paced, biting, and pop culture infused dialogues have been used as a deterrent in the past to keep most folks away from her work. However what those folks don't realize is un...

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Trailer for Diablo Cody's directorial debut, Paradise

Diablo Cody is a divisive screenwriter. She's always had films that you either love or hate (like Juno, Young Adult, or Jennifer's Body) thanks to her quickfire pop culture infused dialogue. I like her work, so I can't wait for her directo...


Ellen Page making directorial debut, Anna Faris will star

Ellen Page is joining the ranks of actors who've gone gone behind the camera. She's making her directorial debut with the film Miss Stevens, and she's already got her lead: Anna Faris. Miss Stevens was written by Julia Hart, whose only writ...


Trailer: Zero Dark Thirty

If you told me that someone was making a movie about the assassination of Osama Bin Laden, I would say something like "Booooring, of course someone is, and they'll probably butcher it." But if you told me that someone was making a movie abo...


Interview: Ry Russo-Young (Nobody Walks)

The second interview of my press junket for Nobody Walks (following the interview with Justin Kirk) was with the film's director, Ry Russo-Young. At the ripe young age of 30, Russo-Young has begun leaving her mark on the indie film sce...


Review: Bachelorette

At first glance, Bachelorette seems like a more foul mouthed version of 2011's Bridesmaids since it centers on a group of friends that are celebrating another friends wedding. However, Bachelorette existed as a play far earlier than th...


Review: 2 Days in New York

[This review was originally posted as part of our coverage of the Sundance Film Festival 2012. It has been reposted to coincide with the film's national release.] I was able to see Sundance's 2 Days in New York at the Music Box Theater...


Rumor: Angelina Jolie directing hot BDSM porn 50 Shades

When she was young and her heart was an open book, Angelina Jolie liked nothing more than regaling us common folk with tales of her barmy sexual escapades. These days, she has a ridiculously handsome husband, a multicoloured family, and lim...


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Blood Quantum"Blood, gore, zombies... social commentary"


Capone"The Fonz freaks out"


Tribeca Asia"Boring me to death"


Tribeca Banksy Most Wanted"The real invisible man"


Tribeca 12 Hour Shift"A real night shift from hell"


Tribeca Ainu Mosir"Kuma killer"


The Willoughbys"Of mustaches and murder"


Extraction"It's all we got"


The Midnight Gospel"Duuuuuuuuuuuude"


Agent Toby Barks"That's the ticket"


For Madmen Only: The Stories of Del Close"A look behind the comedy curtain"


Trolls World Tour"Sing it again, Sam... but not as good"


Tigertail"A stroll down memory lane"


Butt Boy"Solid"


We Summon the Darkness"Attack of the evil church girls"


Why Don't You Just Die!"Drain-licking good"


Coffee & Kareem"No thank you, I'll have tea"


Tiger King"Quarantine with Joe Exotic"


Slay the Dragon"A powerful piece on political activism and the impact an individual can have"


The Platform"As above, so below"


SXSW Critical Thinking"What's your next move?"


Bloodshot"A bloody mess (not the good kind)"


SXSW Drunk Bus"Going round in circles"