Review: The Hummingbird Project

Sometimes a movie looks interesting, timely, and well put together. That's exactly what The Hummingbird Project looked like to me. With a cast of big names led by Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård, Salma Hayek, I couldn't unde...


Ralph Breaks the Internet's Producer stops by Fan Expo Canada

Fans are super stoked for the upcoming release of Ralph Breaks the Internet. The sequel to Wreck It Ralph takes us on a journey not in the world of video games but into a world we all know too well- the internet. For those who attended Fan ...


Aubrey Plaza to voice Grumpy Cat in upcoming Grumpy Cat movie

Look, the world doesn't need a Grumpy Cat movie. Grumpy Cat was fun for like a week in 2012. Besides, basically all cats are grumpy, that's why they're so great. Anyway, regardless of what I think, a Grumpy Cat Lifetime Christmas movie is h...

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Review: Cam2Cam

In past reviews, I've written about the problems with poor subtitles on foreign films. Improper use of language serves as a distraction from the comedy or drama and makes the experience worse. I love the English language. It's my lifeblood ...


Charity to auction signed Drew Struzan posters and more

The non-profit event Made for Moore is holding a charity art auction via ebay beginning today featuring the works of many great artists, the centerpiece of which includes 10 original, signed posters donated by the legendary movie poster art...

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Flix for Short: Wasted Time

Wasted Time, created by Michael Sykora, Jesse Collier and Adam Jackson, is a short series of seemingly disjointed stories that all take place within the same city. Each episode of the series is a short vignette that carries an individ...


Flix for Short: Oswalt's Star Wars rant gets animated

A while ago comedian Patton Oswalt appeared on the TV show Parks and Recreation as a citizen of the town of Pawnee who made a filibuster rant... about Star Wars Episode VII, and all that it could be. And the internet went crazy for it. Now...


Artists design awesome new posters for Battle Royale

Art and design blog The Fox is Black recently held a contest inviting artists and designers from all over the world to create some new and incredible posters for the infamous Japanese horror-thriller movie Battle Royale, and man, the result...


Patton Oswalt on his epic Star Wars Episode VII rant

A few weeks ago, actor and comedian Patton Oswalt made internet headlines when he appeared on the television show Parks & Recreation and delivered an epic filibuster rant about how the new Star Wars episodes, currently being made by J.J...


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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Trailer: The Internship

The newest trailer for The Internship (starring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson) is admittedly cut a lot better than the first one. There's a bit of new footage mixed in with footage from the first trailer, and the new footage is funnier. It'...


Ad company recuts movie trailers using Vine app

Earlier this week, director James Mangold tweeted a six second trailer for his upcoming The Wolverine using Twitter's new video loop creator, the iPhone app Vine. The post has caused a bit of a stir in the trailer-making community, and the ...


Illustrated Moonrise Kingdom script available to download

Focus Features has released online an illustrated version of Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola's Academy Award nominated script for their 2012 film, Moonrise Kingdom. You can click through the script on their website and download a .pdf file t...


Catdance Film Festival: best cat-inspired film fest

At this year's Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, Fresh Step brand cat litter hosted an event they called Catdance Film Festival 2013. They screened real short films - all about cats - which the internet is invited to vote on at th...

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Flixist Forums are here!

Hello gracious readers! We just wanted to bring it to your attention that Flixist now has its very own Forum page! (Cue cheers.) Don't worry, our other forms of community involvement - such as contests, comments and blogs - aren't going any...


Mondo releases prints from We Buy Your Kids

Mondo's last gallery show of 2012 is titled Tina's Mom's Boyfriend and it features movie posters created by Australian graphic design duo We Buy Your Kids. These prints all debuted at the gallery show in Austin, Texas, but today, 12/11 - at...


Trailer: Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie

James Rolfe, the Angry Video Game Nerd, is someone with a very entertaining web series in which he reviews old, most likely awful, games and then laces those reviews with abundant amounts of profanity and hilarity. Last year, James asked h...


"Removie" posters reimagine movies with a letter missing

Inspired by an internet meme in which people take a letter out of a film title for silly results, Dublin artist Austin Richards and copywriter Des Creedon have created these "removie" posters based on the one letter removal idea. The poster...


Bourne star Jeremy Renner eyeing Julian Assange biopic

Silver-haired online anarchist Julian Assange may presently be taking refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy to prevent his extradition to Sweden on alleged rape charges, but that hasn't stopped Dreamworks from pushing forward with plans to devel...


Watch Cousin Ben host a Moonrise Kingdom screening

One of my favorite appearances in Wes Anderson's new Moonrise Kingdom is Jason Schwartzman as Cousin Ben. Schwartzman plays a semi-obnoxious older Khaki Scout who often takes advantage of the innocent younger scouts, but underneath his tou...


Papercraft Prometheus trailer is awesome, so much work

Man, I can't imagine how long this hand-made papercraft trailer for Ridley Scott's Prometheus must have taken. Made entirely out of paper by Travis Betz, this trailer basically follows shot-for-shot one of the theatrical trailers for Prome...


Amazon Instant Video lives on PlayStation 3

Yesterday, Amazon announced that their online video service, Amazon Instant Video, had gone live on the PlayStation 3. Amazon Prime members, in addition to getting a few benefits like free 2-day shipping, are able to take advantage of Amazo...


Trailer: Bad Ass

This is the second trailer we've seen for the Danny Trejo headlining Bad Ass; in which Trejo plays a criminal-butt-kicking old man, loosely based off of the Youtube sensation Epic Beard Man. This trailer is much shorter and much more ambig...


Flix for Short: The Hobbit by Trailer Cats

As you all may or may not know - I love cats. I have two little monsters jumping all over me right now. They're precious and sassy and hilarious and lick the refrigerator door sometimes. What's not to love!? You know what else I love? Tolki...


Flixist joins SOPA/PIPA blackout protest on the 18th

In case you haven't heard, SOPA and PIPA are kind of dumb. Giving corporations and the government the ability to DNS and search engine block websites pretty much goes against everything that wonderful piece of parchment known as the Bill o...


Trailer: Bad Ass

In Bad Ass, Danny Trejo stars as Frank Vega, a decorated Vietnam veteran who ends up shunned by society and on the streets. In a plot loosely based on Youtube's famous Epic Beard Man, Vega becomes a celebrity and vigilante against hoodlum...


Hunger Games puzzle poster revealed

Yesterday morning, Lionsgate celebrated the fact that there's only 100 days left until the cinematic wonderment The Hunger Games is released to theaters by holding a competition. The game (get it?) was to see who could find hidden pieces of...


Netflix strikes deal with DreamWorks Animation

In what is being reported as the "first time a major Hollywood content provider has chosen Web streaming over pay TV," Netflix is finalizing a deal with DreamWorks Animation studio to bring its content to the streaming service in 2013. Netf...


Netflix stock drops dramatically

By now, everyone's heard about the infamous Qwikster -- Netflix's new company that will focus on DVD rentals and possibly video games. The news of Netflix's splitting of its conjoined twins, DVDs and instant online streaming, into separate ...


Netflix Q2 2011 infographic graphs information

Netflix has amassed a large following since launching as a DVD-subscription service in 1999. Over the past decade, they have collected more than 100,000 DVDs, entered the online streaming business (offering more than 51,000 movies and TV sh...


Sony brings CinemaNow to Playstation 3

Sony, just moments ago, announced that CinemaNow, a movie streaming service along the lines of Netflix, will be coming to the Playstation 3 very soon. How soon? Well, Playstation CEO Jack Tretton didn't say, but I'll update this post with m...


You can stream Miramax films on Netflix this June

This week, Netflix and Miramax announced that they've inked a multi-year deal that will bring hundreds of Miramax films to Netflix's instant streaming service. Starting this June, Netflix subscribers will have access to dozens of Miramax ti...


Tomasz Opasinski on technology and movie advertising

  Though you might not know his name, you've definitely seen his work. Tomasz Opasinski is a famous, important figure in the movie poster industry. Flixist has previously featured some of his designs and the above image is one of his d...


Detroit gets Robocop statue

I am filled with so much joy over this announcement. /Film is reporting that Detroit will finally get its Robocop statue, thanks to the power of crowdfunding! But first, let's take a look at the history of this project. A guy on Twitte...


Ben Stiller to star in Zoolander web cartoon series

Before he made Tropic Thunder, the last decent film Ben Stiller made was 2001's fan favorite Zoolander, a film about an air-headed male fashion model. It was nothing special, but it had a lot of fun moments and was easily quotable. Well, it...


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