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Rumor: Penelope Cruz to be a Bond girl

Bond women aren't usually of age with Bond. This was most awkwardly notably showcased in A View to a Kill when a 50+ Roger Moore was awkwardly shoved into a romance with a woman in her 20s. However, with the upcoming Bond 24, that Sam ...

 
 
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Trailer: Ain't Them Bodies Saints

In Ain't Them Bodies Saints, Roony Mara and Casey Affleck star as a star-crossed couple on the lam, and it looks pretty intense. Also, as Dre brings up regularly on Flixist's podcast, Flixistentialism, Casey Affleck is dreamy. And also a g...

 
 
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New motion poster for Carrie remake

Motion posters are cool ... right? A new motion poster (also known as the .gif's more sophisticated older sibling) has been released for Kimberly Peirce's adaptation of the Stephen King novel -- Carrie. The motion poster features a central ...

 
 
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Nymphomaniac to have actors's faces on porn star bodies

Even though many elements of Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac have been closely guarded, a few details have slipped out from producer Louise Vesth. According to Vesth, there will be graphic sex scenes featuring actors Charlotte Gainsbourg, Ste...

 
 
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Trailer: August: Osage County

August: Osage County is an upcoming movie from director John Wells based off of the acclaimed stage play of the same name by Tracy Letts. The family drama has a star-studded cast, from Meryl Streep in one of her more bitter and biting char...

 
 
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First look at Ellen Page in X-Men Days of Future Past

Following our first look at Halle Berry's reprisal of Storm the other day, again via director Brian Singer's twitter, now we have a first glimpse at Ellen Page's return as Kitty Pryde in X-Men Days of Future Past. And yes, she's adorable as...

 
 
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Trailer: Kiss of the Damned

Kiss of the Damned is yet another sexy vampire movie, who's characters much choose between romantic passion and bloodlust. In Kiss of the Damned, the lovely vampiress Djuna succumbs to the advances of human Paolo and soon he is entered int...

 
 
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Trailer: Girl Most Likely

Kristen Wiig doesn't appear to be resting on her Bridesmaids laurels too much. Instead of pumping out a Bridesmaids sequel immediately following the movie's success, Wiig has been using her new-found leverage to work on some passion projec...

 
 
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Tribeca Interview: Kate Elliott (Fresh Meat)

Fresh Meat is a manic horror-comedy from New Zealand about a group of screw-up criminals that take a suburban family hostage. The family just happens to be a bunch of cannibals. The leader of the criminals is a badass named Gigi, played by ...

 
 
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First look at Halle Berry as Storm in X-Men: Future Past

X-Men: Days of Future Past director Bryan Singer tweeted an image of actress Halle Berry in costume reprising her role as X-Men's Storm last night, using the caption "Storm watch." (Lol, get it?) Check out below the jump for the first glimp...

 
 
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Nathan Fillion, others join Monsters University cast

Pixar's Monsters University, the anticipated prequel to their classic Monsters, Inc. already had a solid cast of voice actors, from the returning John Goodman and Billy Crystal - both reprising their roles as Sulley and Mike respectively - ...

 
 
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Trailer: Before Midnight

The third installment in Richard Linklater's series of movies -- which include indie darlings Before Sunrise and Before Sunset -- Before Midnight finds characters Celine and Jesse (played by Julie Deply and Ethan Hawke) in their early 40s ...

 
 
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Carrie Fisher is Princess Leia in Star Wars: Episode VII

Well, looks like we're going to have a reunion of sorts for the new Star Wars trilogy. Comic Book Movie spotted the following exchange from an interview Carrie Fisher did with Palm Beach Illustrated: Disney is going to continue the Star Wa...

 
 
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Flixist Awards 2012: Most Promising New Performer

Sometimes it can take years and years of work to become good at something. Malcom Gladwell cites the 10,000-Hour Rule a bunch in his book Outliers to suggest that genius in various professions requires that much time, effort, and practice. ...

 
 
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Megan Fox is April O'Neil in Michael Bay's Ninja Turtles

Even though Michael Bay and Megan Fox had a major falling out while making Transformers, Fox has been cast as April O'Neil in the Bay-produced reboot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Collider reports that Fox was won over by meetings with B...

 
 
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NYC: Pam Grier film retrospective runs March 15-17

The Film Society of Lincoln Center is doing a weekend-long retrospective of the films of Pam Grier from March 15th through March 17th. Grier is best known for her work in blaxploitation/exploitation classics like Foxy Brown, The Big Bird Ca...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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NYC: Spend an afternoon with Jessica Chastain - 2/8

Jessica Chastain is both extremely prolific and highly acclaimed, appearing in films such as Zero Dark Thirty, The Tree of Life, Take Shelter, Lawless, The Help, Mama, and Coriolanus. She recently won a Best Actress Golden Globe for Zero Da...

 
 
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Trailer: Red 2

Here's the first teaser trailer for Red 2 (or is it RED 2?), and in the sequel, Frank (Willis) reunites with his old (emphasis on old) crew for the purpose of causing splosions across the world in order to put a stop to a nuclear devi...

 
 
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PSA: How to pronounce Quvenzhane Wallis' name

In this adorable public service announcement from Mikey Glazer, Hollywood, the press and the rest of the world get straightened out about how to pronounce 2013 Academy Award Best Actress nominee Quvenzhane Wallis' name. Goodness, she's so ...

 
 
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New Spring Breakers posters & images have ample bikinis

There are essentially two things that make Spring Breakers look remotely interesting to me. One is that it is being made by polarizing independent director Harmony Korine, whose taste for trashy spectacles appears to be evident in this movi...

 
 
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New Great Gatsby posters show off 1920s glamour

Continuing with the eye-candy as only Baz Lurhman can, these three character posters for 2013's The Great Gatsby premiered online today. Featuring actresses Elizabeth Debicki and Ilsa Fisher as well as actor Joel Edgerton, each poster inclu...

 
 
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Tom Hardy & Noomi Rapace in talks for Animal Rescue drama

This header basically sums up my reaction to this casting news. "PUPPIES! Oh, also Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace will probably be there too." Rapace and Hardy are two actors who seem to be gaining popularity this year, staring in some of 2012'...

 
 
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Flix For Short: Wide-Awake; featuring Quvenzhane Wallis

As if the young Beasts of the Southern Wild star could possibly be any more adorable, Quvenzhane Wallis stars in the above experimental short produced for the New York Times Magazine's Hollywood issue. This year's issue is focusing entirel...

 
 
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Sympathy for Lady Vengeance getting remake because awful

I love Park Chan-Wook's Vengeance Trilogy. I love it so much that I'm marathoning it tomorrow. Literally. It's going to be a massively depressing day, but it is all okay because they're just so goddamn good. What's not okay is that the fina...

 
 
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Book: Silhouettes from Popular Culture by Olly Moss

If you missed our coverage of Gallery 1988's fine art show Papercuts - by Olly Moss last year, you missed out on a very special show. The reverberations of which have been echoing and amplifying in the time since, not only for the British a...

 
 
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Anne Hathaway enters the Robopocalypse

Anne Hathaway is soon to grace our screens as Fantine in Les Misérables, while Steven Spielberg's biopic Lincoln is currently partying on, dudes, in New York and LA cinemas ahead of its nationwide release this Friday. Only Keira Knig...

 
 
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Oz The Great and Powerful photos show off witches

These new photos from Sam Raimi's upcoming Oz The Great and Powerful show a re-imagining of the classic Wizard of Oz world. Oz TGAP will take on the origin story of the Wizard of Oz himself, when an unsuspecting small-time magician played b...

 
 
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Check out these beautiful Turkish posters for The Master

If you haven't seen The Master, you've missed one of the most incredible films of the year. And if you have seen The Master, you'll especially appreciate these overseas posters for Paul Thomas Anderson's epic film. The posters are from Turk...

 
 
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Uma Thurman joins Lars Von Trier's Nymphomaniac

When bonkers Danish auteur Lars von Trier announced his intention to film a pornographic drama featuring genuine sex scenes and provocatively titled Nymphomaniac, plenty of people were wondering whether any vaguely respectable actors would ...

 
 
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Katee Sackhoff is now a female Expendable

Joining Gina Carino as the new addition to the female version of The Expendables is Katee Sackhoff, a woman that the Flixist staff totes forgot about when we compiled our own list of female badasses. Now we can't say we're predicting them a...

 
 
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Female version of The Expendables in the works

As Geoff alluded to this morning, a female version of The Expendables is now in the works from producer Adi Shankar. Shankar also produced The Grey and the forthcoming films Dredd 3D and Broken City. Newcomer Dutch Southern has been picked ...

 
 
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Mary Elizabeth Winstead saves Die Hard 5 with loveliness

There aren't many reasons for looking forward to the next Die Hard, not least since it's being directed by a man with no clue about what made the early movies fun, but at least we now know the unfairly fetching Mary Elizabeth Winstead will ...

 
 
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Jennifer Lawrence looking to The Ends Of The Earth

We're big Jennifer Lawrence fans here at Flixist. Not only is she one of the most engaging and nuanced screen actresses of her generation, but she also owns a delightful line of trouser-teasing dresses for awards ceremonies. With horror mov...

 
 
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Trailer: Robot and Frank

The trailer for Robot and Frank is now out, and while Hubert didn't walk away too fond of the movie at a Sundance screening last winter, I think this trailer is pretty cute. Featuring the lovably cranky Frank Langella as a retired criminal...

 
 
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First images of Lindsay Lohan in Elizabeth Taylor biopic

I have to respect Elizabeth Taylor whether I like her or not. On top of being a legendary, glamorous actress, she's also a fellow Elizabeth, and that's a bond that's stronger than blood. I've just realized that Lindsay Lohan will be starrin...

 
 
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Emma Watson gets her sexy on for Bling Ring images

Sofia Coppola is currently undertaking the not inappreciable task of corrupting Hermione Granger, aka Emma Watson, for her new movie, Bling Ring, where a gang of young thieves target the rich and famous and Lindsay Lohan to share in the lux...

 
 
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CBGB movie gets more Harry Potter stars

So the upcoming movie about the CBGB nightclub seems to be getting quite the star power! The movie is said to star Alan Rickman as the club's founder Hilly Kristal, and apparently another Harry Potter cast member is getting thrown in t...

 
 
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Flixclusive Interview: Tara Lynne Barr, God Bless America

While Geoff wasn't as enthralled with Bobcat Goldthwait's latest movie, God Bless America, I unabashedly love it. And part of the reason the movie works so well is the talent of newcomer Tara Lynn Barr. This week, I had the chance to s...

 
 
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I'd like to ruin Cobie Smulders in new Avengers stills

These are the first real shots of Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother) as S.H.I.E.L.D. second-in-command Maria Hill. Comics fans will remember Maria Hill as the woman that took over S.H.I.E.L.D. after director Nick Fury went AWOL, and her...

 
 




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