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Netflix enters the Tall Grass with Steven King rights

Netflix has announced they've acquired the rights to the Steven King novella In the Tall Grass, adding yet another addition to their overwhelming slate of original content. The leader in streaming has already chosen their director in Vincen...

 
 
 
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HBO's Fahrenheit 451 has a new teaser that's straight fire

HBO released a trailer today for Fahrenheit 451, a film adaption of Ray Bradbury's pivotal science-fiction novel. The film stars Michael B. Jordan as the protagonist/lover of fire Guy Montag, and Michael Shannon as the stern Captain Beatty....

 
 
 
 
 
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Denis Villeneuve in talks to direct Legendary's Dune reboot

Director Denis Villeneuve is currently in talks to direct a reboot of Dune for Legendary. If he gets on board, this would be the latest in Villeneuve's sci-fi oeuvre, following this year's Arrival and next year's Blade Runner 2049. The clas...

 
 
 
 
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Here's the darker trailer for Fifty Shades Darker

I read the trilogy, I reviewed the original film, and now I'm here to tell you about Fifty Shades Darker. There's honestly not much to say about it. It has the same look as the first one, has the same lack of chemistry its two leads were ve...

 
 
 
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Review: The Little Prince

Antoine de Saint-Exupery's The Little Prince is one of the most famous children's books of all time. Translated into over 200 languages, it's become a treasure worldwide. But as with all adaptations, things were bound to change in order to ...

 
 
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First trailer for Ron Howard's Inferno teases more clues

Look, I have to be honest. I hated Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code. It's dumb, only has like two good ideas, and it made so much money there had to be a film adaptation of it and its two sequels eventually. Since the first two films in the se...

 
 
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them gets a full trailer

We're currently in the midst of a new wave of Harry Potter mania. With its Universal Studios park finally opening, J.K Rowling releasing a written version of the newest stage play (which is book eight for all intents and purposes), and now ...

 
 
 
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Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

I didn't read The Hunger Games or its sequels. When the first film came to theaters, I had heard a whole lot of people talking about the books, but I didn't know anything beyond the "It's pretty much Battle Royale" premise. When the fi...

 
 
 
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The Witcher is getting a movie for some reason

You folks like movies? You folks like books? You folks like videogames? What if I told you that you could have everything all the time? Because it's not like having everything you want is bad, right? Anyway, like most major book series turn...

 
 
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David Lynch to co-write a memoir/biography titled Life & Work

The new season of Twin Peaks is currently in production and should be out next year on Showtime. The series (which is basically a very long Twin Peaks movie) will mark a major return by David Lynch, whose last feature film was 2006's Inland...

 
 
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First trailer for The Divergent Series: Allegiant exists

The worst criticism I can give a film (which my roommate hates) is when I say a film just "exists." By that, I usually mean the film isn't good or bad enough to warrant an actual opinion. Through my tenure here I've been exposed to a wide v...

 
 
 
 
 
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First trailer for Goosebumps is in for a scare

I've been interested in the Goosebumps movie for some time. When it was first announced, it sounded like a neat but very weird idea. In the film adaptation of R.L. Stine's popular line of children's horror novels, Stine (Jack Black) is a wr...

 
 
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Poster for the New Goosebumps Movie is Surprisingly Badass

Apparently, there's a Goosebumps movie coming out soon-- You know, those books they always sold at your school book fair that were equal parts cheesy, weird, and occasionally horrifying? Columbia Pictures released the poster for the film to...

 
 
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First trailer for Ridley Scott's The Martian

Although Ridley Scott has had a few misses lately, his adaptation of Andy Weir's The Martian might shape up to be quite a film. It's got a great cast with Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael Pena...

 
 
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First official trailer for Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

Although I don't remember liking The Maze Runner too much, I did appreciate what it did differently from all of the other Young Adult book films floating around. A testosterone riddled film full of run and gun dumb action. It was completely...

 
 
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E.L. James' husband writing Fifty Shades sequel

I understand giving an author some say over their book's adaptation, but this is getting ridiculous. It seems that the production of these films is so awful, any of the slightly talented people involved are being chased off by this nonsense...

 
 
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Steven Spielberg to direct Ready Player One

The Warner Bros./Village Roadshow adaptation of Ernie Cline's sci-fi novel Ready Player One just got a huge boost in credibility and visibility. Legendary director Steven Spielberg has signed on to helm the video-game fueled flick. Publishe...

 
 
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20 Star Wars books will set the stage for The Force Awakens

Now that Disney has obliterated the beloved-by-some Star Wars Expanded Universe – a massive collection of novels and other media chronicling the decades following Return of the Jedi – to clear the way for The Force Awakens, ther...

 
 
 
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E.L. James wants control over next Fifty Shades screenplay

Fifty Shades Of Grey was a movie without a country. Sam Taylor-Johnson attempted to craft a feminist subversion out of the novel's infamous tale of abuse, whereas E.L. James wanted her work to be faithfully adapted, and clashed repeatedly d...

 
 
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Review: Fifty Shades of Grey

I should start this review by being as frank as possible. I'm not really sure who this review is for. With Fifty Shades of Grey, you'll fall into either one of two camps. You're either planning to see it (or have already seen it) ...

 
 
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Warner Bros wants to make a live action Robotech again

Robotech, an anime in the 80s adapted from three different series for an American audience, has been in the pipeline for years. Different teams of directors and writers have been trying to get a film adaptation going but were never successf...

 
 
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Super Bowl TV spot for Fifty Shades of Grey

In preparation for the Fifty Shades film, which I have no idea which one of us is going to review yet, I started reading the book. Boy, is it far more fan fiction-y than I had realized. It's got some of the worst written sex scenes I've se...

 
 
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Super Bowl TV spot for The Divergent Series: Insurgent

With as interesting as the Divergent sequel, Insurgent, may be, I really hoped it would've fixed its CG issues by now. It's a shame too because the whole dreamscape aspects are putting out all sorts of crazy Matrix vibes (although the "She...

 
 
 
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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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Nick's Top 10 Movie Music Moments of 2014

Music plays an integral role in film. Easily ignored, easily forgotten, a film's soundtrack is the little celebrated framework of cinema. But when sound and sight marry into a great scene, you get some of the best moments. Like in 2013, 201...

 
 
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Nick's Top 5 Sequels of 2014

We've seen more sequels released the last few years than we have in a long time. While 2015 seems to continue that trend, last year showed that we shouldn't automatically write off a film just because it's a sequel. I've seen so many good s...

 
 




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Solo: A Star Wars Story"Han "MacGuffin" Solo"

 

Fahrenheit 451"Flame on!"

 

Deadpool 2"Doubles down on everything, for the better"

 

Atlanta Robbin' Season"Televisions most underrated show knocks it out of the park, again"

 

Terminal"So shines a good deed in a naughty world"

 

Batman Ninja"Japan <3 Batman"

 

Cartel 2045"Muy mal"

 

Tribeca Slut in a Good Way"Sex and toys, but not in that way"

 

Tribeca Braid"Friends till the end"

 

Disobedience"Thankfully, not another 50 Shades soft BDSM"

 

Avengers: Infinity War"This is not going to go the way you think"

 

Downrange"Dead in its tracks"

 

Tribeca Back Roads"Child Abuse: The Movie"

 

Super Troopers 2"2 Supe 2 Troop"

 

I Feel Pretty"Pretty dated"

 

Acrimony"Its first divorce is from reality"

 

Ghost Stories"Booooooo (the disapproving kind, not the scary kind)"

 

Wildling"Nothing to do with Game of Thrones"

 

Blumhouse's Truth or Dare"Truth: this movie sucks"

 

Rampage"Needs more rampaging"

 

Best F(r)iends (Volume 1)"I did not think they'd pull it off again, I did nahhht."

 

A Quiet Place"Shhhhhhh"

 

SXSW Blockers"The true film title has a large 'chicken' in front of it"

 

You Were Never Really Here"Stop [exploiting children]. It's hammer time."

 
 
 
 
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